Day: February 16, 2009

White House Social Secy. Desiree Rogers and Vogue Editor In Chief Anna Wintour (Photo Getty Images)For one, if your boss can’t make it to fashion week in New York it’s YOU who gets to sit “in the tents” with Vogue’s Anna “Nuclear” Wintour. And, for two, Desiree Rogers looked right at home, getting her snob on, checking out the sights and clothes.

She’s a natural, folks. Born to snob.

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I totally want that “Moonwalker Robot Head.” That would be tight.

Michael Jackson is (unwillingly) having an auction of more than 2,000 items from his Neverland Ranch. Poor, little “Howard Hughes-esque” pop star. Not the orange, bedazzled glove! Anything but that!

Organizers say this is “not a fire sale,” although some items are not as pricey as one would expect. The Guardian went into some detail on the sale, the folks throwing it and the wares available.

Details after the jump.

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Senator Roland Burris, D-Ill. speaks during a press conference in Chicago, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009. Burris fielded questions about a major omission from the testimony he made in January to a state House committee investigating former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s impeachment. (Photo by David Banks, Associated Press)Illinois Republicans (never known to say die on anything) are pushing for perjury charges against newly minted Senator Roland Burris.

Burris, a proud George Jeffersonian man, fillabustered his way into the junior senator seat after turning the embattled Governor “Hot” Rod Blagojevich’s looming impeachment into an opportunity to snag himself a piece of that pie.

And everything was working great … until …

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