Miley Cyrus

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My best friend and I are arguing over who is more evil. The categories are the Jonas Brothers, Zach Efron, Miley Cyrus, or Twilight. So who do you think is more evil?

Technically, dear, the term would be most evil. If the contest were pared down to, say, Miley Cyrus vs. Twilight—which it should be—then the term would be more evil.

Now, the analysis: As much as you may despise the Jonas Brothers, they really do try to be nice, and they love them some Jesus, and they clean up before every public appearance, and they put on ties, and they say terribly sweet things to reporters. Let's leave them to their treacle.

Zac Efron, meanwhile, never really says anything, so we have nothing to nail him on.

That leaves Miley Cyrus and the sparkling vampires...

The vampires, while irksome, do not technically exist, except in the febrile minds of the nation's teenage girls. That leaves us with Cyrus, who talks way too loud and tells the same story over and over about how she used to run a one-kid cleaning service.


What is up with Gwyneth Paltrow's website GOOP? What is it and why did she feel compelled to do it?
—Erica J Wexford, Pa.

She has said, "I have this incredible, lucky, unique life where I've gotten to travel all over the place and so I started to acquire all of this information. I thought this would be a fun, creative way to share it. I thought if I could affect one woman's life positively, it was worth it."

I have a great idea for a reality show. How would one contact the producers of networks to pitch the idea? Thanks, love your column. 

I got this answer from manager Nikki Weiss, who represents actress Candis Cayne, and who also, when it comes to commercial work, handles feature film directors like Jason Reitman.

"Networks don't take unsolicited pitches," Weiss explains. Instead, she suggests, research the reality shows you admire or that are in the same vein as the one you want to pitch.

Find out which production companies handle those shows and approach them. Even then, unsolicited pitches aren't all that popular. "You'll have to make a cold call," Weiss warns, "and your pitch better be pretty effin' good."

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