Five pop culture items we missed

Today's catch includes: Lindsay Lohan shooting a commercial on house arrest, Tom Hanks in Man Spanx, and more!

Published June 21, 2011 10:22PM (EDT)

Miss USA Alyssa Campanella with "Tudors" boyfriend Torrance Coombs.
Miss USA Alyssa Campanella with "Tudors" boyfriend Torrance Coombs.

1. Semi-famous couple of the day: Alyssa Campanella, the new Miss USA, is dating "Tudors" star Torrance Coombs.

2. Useful house arrest of the day: Lindsay Lohan shot a commercial for, an online auction site, while confined to her home by the rulings from the state of California.

3. Dating site of the day: New York magazine's HowAboutWe section, where singles can suggest fun dating ideas and you pick and choose from among the applicants. Sorry, kids, it's New York-specific right now.

4. Tom Spanx of the day: Tom Hanks talking about Man Spanx? Yes, please!

5. Freudian sex story of the day: The trailer for David Cronenberg's "Dangerous Methods" has a hottie Sigmund (Michael Fassbender) boning a "Nell"-ish Keira Knightley.

By Drew Grant

Drew Grant is a staff writer for Salon. Follow her on Twitter at @videodrew.

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