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Roger Federer Trades His Tennis Racket for a Sword


Disney Parks updated their Disney Dreams portrait series today with three new images shot by Annie Leibowitz. You may remember the David Beckham as Prince Charming that came out last January. This time, tennis's #1 Roger Federer plays King Arthur.

In addition to the Federer image, there are two more new shots. In one, Julie Andrews portrays the Blue Fairy from Pinocchio with Abigail Breslin as a Fairy-in-Training (Disney knows their target audience, eh?). In another, Rachel Weisz plays Snow White.

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John Mayer Falls into The Gap


John Mayer has rented out his tattooed arms and sultry gaze for The Gap in a minimalist campaign from Annie Leibovitz which will reportedly feature 11 other personalities including Sarah Silverman, Lucy Liu, and Ken Watanabe.

No word on whether The Queen has taken part, but with capes and crowns not in this season, the line is most likely not 'dressy' enough for HM.

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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #154

MITT ROMNEY: New spot. He's deeply troubled by the culture which surrounds us today.

THE QUEEN: The BBC covers its recent apology to the Queen after they suggested she stormed out of the Annie Leibovitz photo shoot.

VICTORIA BECKHAM: Part one of the critically-ravaged TV special Victoria Beckham: Coming to America. The other parts are here.

CAZWELL: His new video "Watch My Mouth".

Check out our previous guides to the Tube here!

John Edwards on Men's Vogue


John Edwards gets the Annie Leibovitz treatment, flaunting his dashing self (and a haircut of undetermined cost) on the July/Aug cover of Men's Vogue.

From the profile:

"Edwards paces the small platform, explaining how he'll fight corporate farming, funnel capital to rural schools and businesses, and expand broadband access to out-of-the-way places. The rural South is where he's from, after all—the town of Robbins, North Carolina, population 1,200. In America, he says, 'people like me can come from nowhere, the son of a mill worker…and now be running for president of the United States and pay $400 for a haircut!' The Iowans erupt in laughter, a great gale of relief. 'You like that, do you?' Edwards says, grinning. A white-haired 56-year-old named Marilyn, who had noted beforehand that $400 haircuts are 'harder for people from the Midwest to understand,' turns and gives a furtive thumbs-up. 'He's good!' she whispers. Indeed he is. By the time he's updated the crowd on his wife Elizabeth's battle with cancer and uttered his can't-lose, heat-seeking campaign line—'It's time for Americans to be patriotic about something other than war!'—Edwards has won over the room, totally and completely. Asked about the haircut by the Iowa press afterward, Edwards, hand on hip, eyes squinting in the sun, says, 'My whole life has been spent standing up for people who have no voice, and I'll do that as long as I'm alive. It's a ridiculous amount of money for a haircut. I'm actually embarrassed by it.'"

Slideshow here.


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