LINKS! Brienne of Tarth in a dress, Influencers ruining everything, Jordyn Woods gets rich…

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DLISTEDBasically the entire Game of Thrones cast, past and present, got together in New York City for the Season 8 premiere. And the clear winner — for fashion, buzz, poise, everything — was Gwendoline Christie, whose appearance as Brienne of Tarth in a dress that looks made of fire and clouds could have come from the show itself with no changes

JEZEBELInstagram influencers, already one of the most grating groups of people on the planet, are ruining public lands in search of the best possible product placement shot. And at least a couple of increasingly popular, anonymous accounts are calling them out for it

THE BLASTIt turns out that *not* keeping up with the Kardashians can be lucrative, too: apparently Jordyn Woods is making serious bank on her overseas promo tour

CELEBITCHYFelicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin both appeared in federal court yesterday to face charges in the college admissions scandal. It seems neither woman will be able to take a simple plea deal and disappear from the public eye for awhile, though, as both their plea deals require at least some time in prison

LAINEY GOSSIPIt seems I need to spend more time reading about the Royal Family, because something called “Turnipgate” is a real live drama in Britain. (To be fair, it’s technically being called the “Turnip toffs,” as the “-gate” suffix is distinctly American)

THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP“MTV Announces The Hills: New Beginnings Premiere Date: Watch the First Nostalgia-Laced Trailer”

THE BLEMISHEvery new detail about the Cats movie musical has me further convinced that it will be the absolute train wreck the world needs right now

REALITY TEA“Dolores Catania Shocked Teresa Giudice Is Considering Split From Joe Giudice; Wonders If Sex Will Help Them Stay Together” (I’m guessing the answer is “No, but it will make them temporarily happier”)

VOXIf you’ve noticed your beer looking and tasting more like juice lately, you’ll be glad to know there’s a reason why

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John Sharp is Starcasm’s chief editorial correspondent-at-large. Tips: E-mail or Twitter @john_starcasm.

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