Last night, Operation Smile celebrated its 5th annual Smile Event at Skylight Studio in
Manhattan's West Village. White drapery cascaded down from the ceiling. Heels were high.
Table settings were ravaged after an exquisite meal courtesy of Phillipe Chow. Gowns were,
you know, flowy and big-budget. Huge sums of money were raised at the event's auction, the
proceeds of which benefit children around the world born with facial deformities.|
It's hard to segue from here without sounding like a vapid asshole, but here goes: the
crowd at the dinner after-party was comprised of beautiful people, among them, Nick Cannon
(who manned the DJ booth), actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Donald Trump Jr. ("The Donald" was
also in attendance), model Alexandra Richards, New York socialites Olivia Palermo, Tinsley
Mortimer, Annabel Vartanian, and Kristian Laliberte, and supermodel Maggie Rizer. Oh, and
something called a Mariah Carey showed up.
The gays went crazy. As we waited for her performance - which we either missed or didn't
happen - we shielded ourselves from the solar power of her butterfly bauble, while drowning
out the nearby "OMFG, it's her!" squeals with champagne.
We left about the time Cannon started spinning vintage Mariah - "Heartbreaker" wethinks -
but not before scanning the room, and taking in the beauty of the space and its occupants.
Philanthropy never looked this good.
by travon austin from usa|
In music, if you write the melody of the song and not the lyrics of the song, you are considered a collaborator. You're collaborating with the person who writes the lyrical content. In the music industry, collaborators are given co-writing credit because they create the melody. The melody and lyrics are the song. Most collaborators are also produce... read more
(Sunday 23 November 2014; 0:47)
||Atlantic residency (48,020)
by B from USA|
Mariah's album sold over 100,000 copies with no promo and its lead single was a hit. #Beautiful went Platinum. Mariah is still relevant. I think a residency would do more harm than good. It would make her look like a woman who is irrelevant and she's not. She needs to hire the trainer that whipped her into shape during the E=MC2 era and release a n... read more
(Sunday 23 November 2014; 0:12)
||Mariah Carey and Taylor Swift's "1989" (48,019)
by Prince Lodestar from Indonesia|
Anyone notices some of Taylor Swift's songs on her new album are lightly inspired by Mariah Carey? From my POV, here are some songs:
1. Shake It Off, which is obviously, the title is the same (though the song is entirely different).
2. Style, the melody of the chorus reminds me a lot of Money ($ * / ...)
3. Stay, the "Stay" part is really simila... read more
(Saturday 22 November 2014; 18:51)
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