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Aubrey Plaza Will Voice Grumpy Cat In Upcoming Lifetime Movie

  • Aubrey Plaza will voice Grumpy Cat in the upcoming Lifetime movie “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever.” Poor Grumpy Cat, she probably just wants to take naps in the sun and get belly rubs like a normal cat, but instead she endures a life of show biz and overpetting. The film is about an overlooked pet store kitty who meets a 12-year-old girl who can communicate with her, and it will premiere on November 29. Get excited! [MTV]
  • Darrell Hammond will take over for Don Pardo as announcer for “Saturday Night Live.” Pardo passed away last month. [NYMag.com]
  • This accidentally swearing Barbie has moms totally pissed (and is hilarious). [Cosmopolitan]
  • Eight animal-based sex positions besides doggystyle. [College Humor] Keep reading »

“DILFs Of Disneyland” Delivers Pictures Of Hot Dads Straight To Your Instagram Feed

DILFs of Disneyland

If I were to actually wish upon a star as Disney so commonly pressures us to do, one of my wishes would definitely be regular access to a plethora of hot dads — not to approach, per se, just to admire from afar. Luckily, dreams occasionally do come true, and mine has arrived in the form of DILFs of Disneyland, your new favorite Instagram account. The smartphone-wielding Disneyland frequenter behind the account captures DILFs at Disneyland and California Adventure at their finest as they push strollers, wear Mickey Mouse ears, and carry their kiddos around. The account has a high concentration of bearded hipster dads, but there are some shiny-haired golden boys in there too — there’s a little something for everyone. After all, it’s “the happiest place on Instagram.” You’re welcome. [Image via Instagram]

Man With Asperger Syndrome Builds Epic Cat Maze In His Home

Cat Dream House
Like A Barbie Dream House, But For Cats

Greg Krueger has four cats, and he’s spent the past 15 years turning his Minnesota home into a feline fun house. The house has almost 100 yards of raised catwalks, mazes, nooks in the walls for the cats to crawl through, and lots of fancy woodwork. Krueger doesn’t plan to stop adding onto the project anytime soon, and even grows catnip in his garden next the house. Krueger was just diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at age 49, and he told a local news station that the syndrome has been the blessing that allowed him to stay so heavily focused on the project. To Krueger, making his kitties feel welcome “feels like we’re a family living here.” Awesome! [People; Oddity Central]

10 Things I Learned Working At A Tea Shop

I spent a good chunk of last year working at a gigantic tea store chain. Since lots of great conversations happen over hot beverages, I’d associated tea with lots of special moments in my life, but I hardly knew anything about where it really comes from. From my first day on the job, I was given what was pretty much a tea intensive, complete with a little corporate-designed test I had to take before I could start selling the stuff. Those few days were interesting, but the real fun started when I was able to talk to customers about their tea preferences and make all kinds of combinations to try during my shifts. I will never be one of those people who partakes in a “tea tastes better than coffee” debate (is it really so novel to enjoy both!?), but I left that job a total tea addict and have never looked back. If you’re looking for something new to add to your routine, I highly recommend you take the plunge into trying new teas. There are hundreds of different flavors and variations to choose from, and unlike most yummy things, it’s actually good for you! Here are a few things I learned in my days as a tea girl to help you get started. Keep reading »

Chavril Is Calling It Quits After 14 Months

  • Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger — aka Chavril LaKroeger — are reportedly filing for divorce after just 14 months of marriage. The pair seemed to lack trust and had a policy of never drinking or partying without the other. A source told Us Weekly, “Chad is just a complete jerk in the way he talks to her, and the way he talks to people in general … A lot of her friends don’t like him.” Or maybe she finally listened to his atrocious music? Avril, you’re better off! [Popdust]
  • Gerard Depardieu claims to drink a whopping 14 bottles of wine a day, as you do. He also bragged about killing two lions in self-defense. Suddenly, Gerard Depardieu sounds like an amazing dinner party guest. [Page Six]
  • The doctor who performed the unplanned biopsy on Joan Rivers the day she went into cardiac arrest has been identified as Gwen Korovin, Broadway’s favorite ear, nose and throat specialist. She’s served famous patients like Nathan Lane, Hugh Jackman, Kristin Chenoweth and Julie Andrews. [New York Daily News] Keep reading »

Meet Alley The Record Holding Flying Cat

Alley The Cat
Those Trainers' Cat Ears Are So On Point

One of the new record holders set to appear in the 2015 edition of the “Guinness Book of Records” is Alley the flying cat, who jumps farther than any other kitty on the planet. Alley was rescued in Chicago by Samantha Martin, a trainer for the traveling cat circus Acro-cats (how did I not know that training cats for the circus is a career path!?). Alley was adopted after she was found in looking weak in — surprise — a city alley with three other cats, and Martin began to train her when she showed a love for jumping. In a true (feline) rags-to-riches tale, Alley has learned to leap a whole 6 feet, and now holds the honor of being included under the book’s Longest Cat Jump title. Watch Alley’s amazing skills! [Life With Cats]

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