Afternoon Delight: Cate Blanchett in “The Hobbit” trailer, video of Lady Gaga ‘s “Vanity Fair” cover shoot

Happy hump day and happy birthday to the one and only Jane Fonda! Fonda turns 74 today and she looks outstanding.

Cate Blanchett stars (along with a million male actors) in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Check out the trailer for the epic film, which hits theaters December 2012. On a side note, an entire society of bearded men and male hobbits is my version of Mordor.


If you enjoy looking at candid/stalker-ish photos of celebrities then take a gander at some pictures of Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry tooling around the Studio City Farmers Market with Gilbert’s children.

Yesterday out country star Chely Wright tweeted a special holiday message to her followers.

Monster actress Christina Ricci will be taking the stage alongside Broadway legend Bebe Neuwirth for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ricci will play the role of Hermia from March 28 thru May 6, 2012 at the Classic Stage Company (136 East 13th Street, NY, NY.)

Attention ladies of Los Angeles! Tonight the Abbey is hosting a Girlbar holiday party starting at 7 p.m., so strap on your most festive sports bra and don’t overdo on the eggnog!.

As we’ve previously mentioned, Lady Gaga is Vanity Fair’s January 2012 covergirl. If you haven’t picked up your issue yet enjoy this behind the scenes video of Gaga’s shoot with photographer Annie Leibowitz.


Lesbian/Bi Photo of the Day!

And speaking of Gaga, the superstar is on the cover of yet another magazine. If you live in the U.K. and you haven’t hit your Gaga-overload yet, then pick up Elle’s January 2012 issue.