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These musical superstars are as equally known for their outrageous fashion sense as they are for their music. Both Bjork and Lady Gaga have worn some memorable outfits throughout their respective careers that have garnered them headlines. While it’s clear, these two amazing singers are fashion soulmates, which of these two forward-thinking fashionistas reign supreme?

I’ve created five head-to-head matches, picking an outfit from each singer that best represents that specific category. For instance in the picture above, both are wearing animal-inspired get-ups. Lady Gaga channeled her inner crow for the 2009 MTV VMAs, while Bjork wore the infamous swan dress at the Oscars. In this category, which artist is the “top bird”?

view the other four match-ups after the jump

“The King’s Speech” Wins Top 2010 TIFF Prize

In: Donovan, Movies

Heading into this year’s Toronto Film Festival, Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan“, Ben Affleck’s “The Town” and Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours” were all receiving the greatest buzz. Amid all those high-profile movies, it was a British Drama that took home the festival’s top prize. The Tom Hooper-directed film won the coveted “People’s Choice Award” and has firmly increased its chances of receiving a Best Picture nomination at this year’s Oscars.

The past two winners for this award were “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Precious“. Both films earned Oscar nods, with Slumdog winning the top prize in its year. “The King’s Speech” follows a king’s attempt to overcome a stutter. It stars the talented Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush and Guy Pearce. Firth scored an acting nod last year for “A Single Man”, and looks likely to earn another one this year. Fun fact, the film TIFF release date fell on Colin’s 50th birthday and called the “best 50th birthday gift” by the actor.

watch a short clip of A King’s Speech after the jump

While this side of the UK hasn’t crowned an openly gay singer yet, the Brits have managed to do it twice. Will Young won the inaugural year of “Pop Idol“, and Joe McElderry won X-Factor’s Season Six. The latter just released his first official single, “Ambitions“. The track is actually a cover of Norwegian pop duo Donkeyboy’s song. McElderry’s version is dancier, slicker and more top 40-friendly. To be honest, his vocals are reminiscent of Mika.

The openly gay 19-year-old hottie has been referred to as “the cutest bottom bitch since David Archuleta”, from a few online sites. How hilarious is that? Not sure if he’s a bottom, but he certainly is cute. A little twinky for me, but cute nonetheless.

Ambitions” is the first single from McElderry’s debut album, “Wide Awake“, which hits stores on October 25, 2010. I’ve listened to the track a couple of times, and don’t mind it and most probably grow on me. Having said that, I think the single will probably won’t translate across the pond and only be a hit within the UK. The Brits do love their gay music.

listen to the track after the jump

Fashion: Footwear Designer Kobi Levi

In: Fashion, Redd

Being exposed to shoe designs season after season for the last 5 years has really made me very aware of the footwear choices people make. I always catch myself looking at what’s on people’s feet and if their choice in footwear compliments their clothing choice. I also look at innovative shoe designs using different styles & materials.

I came across Kobi Levi’s Blog which featured his whimsical & very creative designs. Like it or not, you can’t deny that these designs are not clever.

Check out more designs on the second part of the post and find out who Kobi Levi is.

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Bruno Mars Arrested

In: Celeb Gossip & News, Patrick

Bruno Mars (whose real name is Peter Hernandez) was arrested for suspicion of narcotic drug possession at the Hard Rock, Las Vegas. Seems to be the place to get in trouble for drugs these days….ahem…Paris Hilton. The incident happened early Sunday morning at about 2:40am in the bathroom of the venue, where he had performed earlier that night.

You know the 23 year old best for singing & co-writing the hits “Nothin’ On You” by B.o.B, as well as “Billionaire” by Travie McCoy. You also know the hit, “Right Round,” by Flo Rida? He cowrote that too. He was born & raised in Hawaii and is of Puerto Rican and Filipino descent, not that it has anything to do with anything, but I didn’t know all that much about where this guy came from before this recent drama. I guess his Wikipedia will be updated with his new drug drama very soon. He’s super young and very talented. Hopefully he gets back on track!

The Town Rules The Box Office

In: Donovan, Movies

In a battle of “Gossip Girl” co-stars, as in everyday life, the leggy blond came out on top. Ben Affleck’s “The Town” bested all new-comers to the box office this weekend earning $23.8 million. It beat out three other new releases including “Easy A“, “Devil” andAlpha & Omega“. Overall the box office improved upon last week’s dismal post Labor Day numbers by over 38%.

The Town” written and directed by Ben Affleck starred Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Black Lively (Gossip Girl) and himself. The crime drama revolves around a gang of bank robbers in Boston.

The comedy “Easy A” featuring the hilarious Emma Stone came in the runner-up spot with $18.2 million. Lisa Kudrow, Stanley Tucci and Penn Badgley (Gossip Girl). I guess Blake will not only have bragging rights on set, but in the bedroom as well. Badgley and Lively are still hot and heavy in real life, as opposed to their GG characters.

Coming in at third is the M. Night Shyamalan-written “Devil” at $12.6 million. Last week’s champion “Resident Evil: Afterlife” fell to fourth with $10.1 million. Rounding the top five is “Alpha and Omega” with $9.2 million.

check out the top ten movies this week after the jump

Just mere days after releasing her 3D music video for “Rose Colored Glasses“, Kelly Rowland unleashes another visual feast. The gorgeous singer just unveiled her new fun video “Forever And A Day” across the Atlantic. Kelly absolutely glows while spending a glorious sunny Beyonce-free summer’s day. God, I miss summer already.

The pop diva is seen cavorting with her girls in a convertible, at the beach and other Los Angeles scenery as the backdrop. While there is nothing earth shattering in the video, the iPad-inspired effects are a cute touch in this Sarah Chatfield-directed video. You’re made to feel like you’re watching Kelly on an iPad as she enjoys a carefree day. This is what Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” should’ve been like, instead of that Candyland craptastic mess.

watch the video after the jump

Well, technically it wasn’t Friday, but you get the gist. Believe it or not, a few of us at spent part of our Saturday night hanging out with a bunch of big burly guys throwing some pigskin. Brian, Dan, Patrick, Rich, Tyrell and myself watched our BC Lions battle the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Over the years, I’ve watched only a handful of CFL games, but all taking place underneath BC Place. With the stadium undergoing a facelift, this season’s games have been transplanted to Empire Stadium at the Pacific National Exhibition site. The stadium first opened in 1954 and demolished in 1993, but resurrected to house the stadium-less Lions. In its hey day, Empire Stadium hosted concerts by both Elvis Presley and The Beatles.

To make the event more out of our comfort zone, we decided to take the city famous No. 10 bus. It’s infamous for its colorful characters leaving the Vancouver Downtown East side. There was even a popular play based on the riding experience.

view pictures from our football adventure after the jump

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