By InStyle Staff
Jul 20, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
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Heading out this weekend? Get your small talk inspiration from some of the biggest stories of the week!

1. Is your favorite show nominated for an Emmy? If you watch Mad Men, Girls, Downton Abbey, then, yes.2. Catwoman is back in a little movie coming out this weekend, The Dark Knight Rises.3. Whoa, did you see Jessica Chastain and Alicia Keys new crop haircuts?4. Olympics are almost here! Let's go shopping, shall we?5. Mermaids are fake, but their clothes are not. Plus, Finding Nemo 2? PLEASE.6. What’s a week without a Kate and Pippa Middleton sighting?7. Settle Down or Turn Up the Radio? It's conflicting messages from No Doubt and Madonna.8. How does Emily Maynard always look so good on The Bachelorette? She told us, on Twitter.9. Backstreet's back, alright? Yes. We think so!