who’s cuter?

I was a little late getting on the Ryan Gosling train.

When The Notebook came out, I was all about the Rachel McAdams train.  I lurved her.  I mean really.  Is there truly a question about who’s cuter?  Look at her!

Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling

All that vintage-y dress and hair style business just makes my heart go pitter pat.  Scruffy tall dude?  Shrug.

I saw Lars and the Real Girl.  And his relationship with a blow-up doll didn’t exactly make me swoon.

Then, I didn’t really love the character he played in Blue Valentine, even though I found the movie really heart wrenching.

But then I did see that video about Ryan Gosling stopping a fight in the street in NYC.  And that was pretty endearing.

And I heard about how he was the impetus for getting that very cool, unknown song “You and Me” into Blue Valentine.  That song is right up there with vintage-y dresses and hair-dos.

And then.  I saw him in Drive and Crazy Stupid Love this year.  Loved both of them, in different ways, and was schooled on his paradoxical juxtaposition of adorable cuteness and hubba hubba hotness.  So, consider me well and truly on board the train.

Which brings me to today’s point:

Is Ryan Gosling cuter than a puppy?

I have to admit, I think that yes, Ryan Gosling IS cuter than a puppy.

I’m glad that’s settled then.

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7 responses to “who’s cuter?

  1. I just want all the desserts on that table.

  2. angelika05

    I saw a picture on People.com the other day of Ryan with HIS puppy George. It was actually a whole slide show. The fact that he adores his dog makes him even CUTER to me.

  3. Ryan Gosling > a puppy. But I have been solidly on this train for a while. He’s definitely in my celebrity top three. Swoon.

    • So when did you develop the swoon?
      I’m glad to have such good company on this train!

      • Well, I liked him in the first half of The Notebook before he got all crazy-beard, but I was in high school, and it was too cliche to like him. But then Lars and the Real Girl came out, and I’ve never looked back. I think it’s a true test of hotness if you can sport the mustache he’s got in Lars and still look that yummy.

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