Claire Hannum

Claire writes at The Frisky and probably thinks you're fab. Email her at claire[at]thefrisky.com.

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Google Ad Features An Emotional Story About Gender Transition

This Google ad tells the story of so much more than a company. Follow the journey of Jake, a trans man, and the gym where he found a sense of community as he began to exercise his new male body. Love this!

[Mashable]

[AdWeek]…

Claire Hannum / June 17, 2015

Here’s Chris Pratt Getting Pranked By “Jurassic World” Dinosaurs

The amazing folks that brought us Spider Dog (go watch it, I’ll wait) decided to prank Chris Pratt, because nothing is funnier than a charismatic, extremely confident movie star caught off guard for once in his life.
Watch as Chris and a few studio execs get ambushed by some “Jurassic World” dinosaurs. It’s not quite as life-changing as Spider Dog,…

Claire Hannum / June 16, 2015

Hilary Duff Did A Reddit AMA & Things Got Awkward

At least we finally learned her favorite Taylor Swift song.

Claire Hannum / June 16, 2015

Check Your Vibes: 7 Ways To Survive When You’re Far Too Busy

Most of us in the Western world adhere to the Busy Myth: we believe on some level that more we complain about being “busy” to our friends, the more social cred we get. Apparently, the busier we are, the more work ethic we must have, which in turn evolves into a moral superiority humblebrag competition — who got the least slee…

Claire Hannum / June 16, 2015

Vogue Would You Like You To Buy Your Way Into An Engagement With $8,000 Dresses

Ladies, did you know!? If you want your partner to put a ring on it, being your plain old normal self is simply not enough! You must invest in your future marriage by taking your credit card for a spin and piling on thousand-dollar attire lest he discover you are actually a bridge troll who wears Target dresses. At…

Claire Hannum / June 16, 2015

Dove Has A New Father’s Day Ad And We Actually Don’t Hate It

Hey look, Dove made an ad that doesn’t make me want to rant about it! The compilation of YouTube videos features 13 guys finding out they’ll be dads for the first time. The ad was inspired by Dove’s findings that 82 percent of men find fatherhood to be an emotionally transformative experience, a statistic that really…

Claire Hannum / June 15, 2015

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Read Watch “Orange Is The New Black,” Read How To Build A Girl & Listen to “Millennial”

READ:

I have a copy of Caitlin Moran’s How To Build A Girl and I have yet to start reading it, but from what I’ve been told so far, it’s worth being very excited about. The novel follows a teenager named Johanna as she reinvents herself into a drinking, sexing, music writer named Dolly…

Claire Hannum / June 14, 2015

Frisky Eats: 12 Infused Water Recipes To Keep You Hydrated All Summer Long

We all know we should drink more water, but it’s just so…boring. We can do better than this! Click through for 11 takes on infused water that make staying hydrated fun!

Claire Hannum / June 13, 2015

Diem Brown Would Have Turned 35 Today

Today would have been late MTV star Diem Brown’s 35th birthday. She died of cancer last November, and her family and loved ones are celebrating her memory today. [Perez Hilton]
Six personal letters of Harper Lee’s will be auctioned today. [People]
“Nashville” (and Broadway) star Laura Benanti is engaged to her boyfriend Patrick Brown. Mazel!

Claire Hannum / June 12, 2015

Watch The NYC Skyline Come To Life In This Timelapse Film

In this timelapse video, artist Pat Vale builds all of New York City in just under three minutes. In realtime, the drawing took a whole month.
[Travel Pulse]
[Laughing Squid]…

Claire Hannum / June 12, 2015

That Rumored Kylie Jenner Album Is Really Happening!

Remember when the internet briefly theorized that Kylie Jenner was working on a rap single with Iggy Azalea and Tyga and she fervently denied it? Despair no more, because that single is real, as is an entire album to go along with it.
According to Us Weekly, Kylie’s secret album is being produced by Tyga, and…

Claire Hannum / June 12, 2015

Tayvin Do Summer Fun Better Than Us

Taylor + Calvin / swan floatie = Tayvana.

Claire Hannum / June 11, 2015

Local Travel: 19 Places To Visit In California This Summer

Warm weather means long sunny weekends and the sudden itch to explore someplace new, so why not start with your own backyard? If you  Claire Hannum / June 11, 2015

A Glorious “Mean Girls” Cell Phone Game Is Coming To Take All Our Money

Who needs “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” anyway?

Claire Hannum / June 11, 2015

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