Friday, February 28, 2014

Pre-Oscar Multimedia Roundup and Blogoversary!

Beautiful Johnny 
at the free dance event in Sochi. 
Photo © Jeffrey Swinger for USA Today Sports. 
Please be sure to click twice for full-size image.

More pics and new vids below!



Get ready for Johnny 
at the Oscars!


Visit Johnny’s official website
for the schedule of all 
his upcoming TV appearances!



UPDATE!! Johnny & Tara on the Oscars red carpet! 
Tara says they chose an “Angel Theme,” 
and Johnny is the “best date ever.” 
Photo via Getty.


UPDATE!! And their after-party look. 
From “angels to demons,” as Johnny explained 
in this excellent interview with Vanity Fair. 
Gorgeous and sultry!
Photo via Getty.


UPDATE!! Angel to demon. Love the backless look.
Photos via Getty.

Videos of Johnny’s Oscar fashion commentary 
now available on Johnny’s official website!



ICYMI: Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons did a 
hilarious parody tribute to Johnny on SNL! 
Video here; Johnny segment begins at about 3:20.



Here is obviously the only thing we really care about today:

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

"Be Beautiful and Speak Well"

Johnny at one of the men’s practices in Sochi. 
Exclusive photo © Elena Vasileva.

More pics 
+ new additions to
our video playlist below!



Get ready for Johnny 
at the Oscars!

New on Johnny’s website! 
Details below!



UPDATE!! Via Tara Lipinski: 
“Watch us tonite on Chelsea Lately! 
#taraandjohnny on Us soil begins 
@johnnygweir”



More must-see updates 
below!

Visit Johnny’s official website for a schedule of all his upcoming TV appearances!



OK! Johnny’s coverage of the Oscars for Access Hollywood begins today, according to this promo, with a scheduled segment in which Access Hollywood follows Johnny and Tara around in LA as they choose their looks for the big night:

Friday, February 21, 2014

The Totally Ready for Prime Time Players

Beautiful Johnny in Athenian gold theme,
after the ladies’ free skate Thursday night. 
Photo via Getty.




YES!! Prime time, baby! 
NBC’s evening programming block,
at 8 pm EST on Saturday
Check local listings, and don’t miss it!

Dear NBC: Thank you!! 
Next up: Let’s see them co-hosting SNL, please!



UPDATE!! Johnny’s magnificent hair for 
his prime time appearance tonight. Via his Instagram: 
“Today’s Hair: Chanel Brooch, Flora Fresh from Sochi, 
Weave by @mrericalt, Styling by Mariola!”



UPDATE!! This just announced by USA Today: Sochi Won’t Be Last of Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir:

Don’t worry, America. Figure skating at the Sochi Olympics may be over, but you haven’t seen the last of Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski.

The duo are leaving Sochi following their last show for NBC and heading to Los Angeles, where they’ll critique fashion at the Oscars for Access Hollywood.



More pics 
+ all-new video playlist 
below!



OK, today is just a brief hodgepodge of leftovers from Sochi, all of which are not to be missed, but the salient points are:

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Weirpinski Returns!

The Dream Team returns to the airwaves today 
for the final figure skating competition 
of the 2014 Olympics: the ladies. 
Photo from their broadcast of the free dance 
on Monday, via USA Today’s excellent read: 

All new picspam + vids below!



Johnny and Tara Lipinski are LIVE 
on NBC Sports Network Wednesday and
 Thursday, February 19 and 20,
10 am EST 
with ladies’ competition coverage, 
and on Saturday, February 22, 
12:30 pm EST for the Olympic Gala! 

Not home during the day? 
DVR them to enjoy the best 
figure skating commentary ever!



Full live broadcast schedule
posted on Johnny’s official website!

And catch up on all the latest 
Johnny videos and interviews here!



Goodness, that just felt like forever, didn’t it? A whole day without Johnny and Tara commentary, and we’re just gasping for well-informed and witty fabulousness like dry little goldfish crackers on Tara’s nightstand:

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Photo Post: Catching Up With the Dream Team

Johnny getting ready to broadcast 
the men’s free skate live from Sochi. 
Photo via Getty. 
More pics below!



Johnny and Tara Lipinski are LIVE 
on NBC Sports Network 
with commentary all week 
beginning Sunday, February 16, 
10 am EST with short dance coverage! 

Not home during the day? 
DVR them to enjoy the best 
figure skating commentary ever!



Full live broadcast schedule
posted on Johnny’s official website!

And catch up on all the latest 
Johnny articles and interviews here!



Today’s must-reads:

*Johnny Weir Designed the Gold-Medal Winning Men’s Skating Costume. Includes a poll in which you can vote for Johnny!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

"Sharp, Funny, Refreshing"—and Fabulous, Of Course

Johnny and his hot pink blazer 
“are NBC’s breakout Olympic stars,” 
(please read! great interview!) 
according to USA Today and pretty much 
every other media outlet covering the Games.
Photo via Getty.
He’s already inspired two new hashtags 
on Twitter: #WeirWatch and #SoChic2014!



But he’s not just a colorful, couture jacket. 
Weir is sharp and funny. 
His voice has been a refreshing
addition to NBCSN’s figure skating coverage, 
in which he works alongside old pro Terry Gannon
and 1998 gold medalist Tara Lipinski. 



Johnny and Tara Lipinski are LIVE 
on NBC Sports Network 
with commentary all week! 

Not home during the day? 
DVR them to enjoy the best 
figure skating commentary ever!

UPDATE: Scroll down for links
 to Johnny’s Olympic commentary!
With more to come!



Full live broadcast schedule
posted on Johnny’s official website!



Wednesday’s fashion choices, via Johnny: 
“Today’s Look: RIA LA leathers, @billy_reid blazer, 
@joie_clothing lace shirt, @RICKOWENSONLINE wedges, 
@chanel watch & brooch. Thanks @bpcm!”



Fab picspam below! 

UPDATE: Access Hollywood video below also!



Monday, February 10, 2014

"The Best Johnny Decision NBC Has Made Since Carson"

They’re a hit! Articulate, knowledgeable, and hilarious 
commentary, and absolutely stunning on camera.
Photo via @TaraAndJohnny prior to their appearance 
on the Today Show this morning. 

Video clip below! 
Plus tons of pics!

Follow Johnny and Tara on Twitter and Instagram!



Johnny and Tara Lipinski will be LIVE 
on NBC Sports Network with commentary 
all week beginning Tuesday, 
February 11, 10 am EST, 
with Pairs Short Program coverage!

Not home during the day? 
DVR them to enjoy the best 
figure skating commentary ever!



Full live broadcast schedule now
posted on Johnny’s official website!



Yaaasssss! And well-deserved!



Friday, February 7, 2014

Live from Sochi: Johnny Being Johnny

Johnny. 
Photo © Jared Castaldi for Philly Mag.



Johnny and Tara Lipinski will be LIVE 
on NBC Sports Network with commentary 
beginning Saturday, February 8, 
9:30 am EST, for Team Event coverage!
Details below! 



Full live broadcast
schedule for the weekend now
posted on Johnny’s official website!



See also NBC Olympics broadcast 
schedule here, and check your local listings.
Don’t miss a moment!



OK! Just a few quick things to make sure you’re caught up and ready for Johnny LIVE from Sochi!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Let the Games Begin!

Johnny and his beloved Vancouver 2010 roommate 
Tanith Belbin, reunited in Sochi! 
Photobomber is NBC commentator Sandra Bezic. 
Via Tanith: “Ran into a few familiar faces 
today here at the IBC! @SandraBezic 
@JohnnyGWeir #SochieSelfie” 
Tanith is slated to do segments for 



At last: Johnny’s 4CC commentary!
Ladies’ here, men’s here. Enjoy!



UPDATE!! And clarification of Johnny and Tara’s 
live coverage duties at last, via Tara: 
“Test test testing.....in position 
but not live til Saturday. Get ready! 
@johnnygweir @taraandjohnny”

I believe this means they’ll be live on NBC Sports Network
this Saturday, beginning at 9:30 am EST, for 
Team Event coverage! See NBC Olympics broadcast 
schedule here, and check your local listings.



UPDATE: Full live broadcast
schedule for the weekend now
posted on Johnny’s official website!



Keep coming back 
for more updates below!



Saturday, February 1, 2014

"I'm Kind of a Tchotchke"

Johnny during his interview with the BBC, 
part of a documentary titled “Dan Snow’s 
History of the Winter Olympics.” 
More screencaps 
plus video AND transcript below!



UPDATE: Follow Johnny and Tara Lipinski on their new Instagram account! Where they are having waaay too much fun posting videos from Sochi, as you’ll see when you scroll down...



UPDATE from Sochi! Via Johnny: 
“Wilderness. @ Каток на Роза Хутор

More Sochi updates below!