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Ted Danson: 'a great egret in a topcoat'

In this month's GQ, Oceana founding board member Ted Danson sounds off on his roles on Bored to Death, Curb Your Enthusiasm and his forthcoming awareness-raising book about the world's oceans.

And don't miss the accompanying photo slideshow -- Danson looks as dapper as ever in a series of gray suits. 

As the writer notes, "Danson carries his six-foot-two frame gracefully, like a great egret in a blue cashmere topcoat." An apt description, if ever there was one.

 


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January Jones Gets Golden Globe Nod

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January Jones at this year's Partners Award Gala. © Dahlhouse Productions

The Golden Globe nominees were announced this morning, and to almost noone's surprise, AMC's "Mad Men" was nominated for Best Drama TV series, and January Jones was nominated for Best Actress in a TV Drama for the second time.

As any "Mad Men" fan can attest, this season Jones's character, Betty Draper, finally came into her own. From her escapist romp in Rome with Don to her escalating indiscretions, Betty's restless dissatisfation finally reached a boiling point. So let's hope she wins the praise she deserves for her stellar performance. Good luck, January!

And in case you haven't seen it, see why J.J. is scared for sharks in the PSA she did for us.


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