Claire Hannum

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

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Check Your Vibes: Mindfulness For Real People

Because we can’t all hop a flight to Bali to “find ourselves” on a yoga retreat.

By: Claire Hannum / June 9, 2015

Carey Mulligan Is Pregnant!

Babies for Mulligan and good vibes for the chillest Pope ever. …

By: Claire Hannum / June 8, 2015

Meet The Iraqi Cellist Who Plays At Baghdad Explosion Sites

Karim Wasfi, accomplished conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra, has begun sharing music outside concert hall walls – these days, he plays at the sites of explosions in his hometown of Baghdad. He told NPR’s Morning Edition that he does this as a form of resistance:
“This was an action respecting the souls

By: Claire Hannum / June 8, 2015

Women Kicked Ass At This Year’s Tony Awards

Last night, the Tony Awards (also known as the Super Bowl of Broadway) made history as women took home awards in nearly every creative discipline.  Musical theatre — especially the act of actually making and writing and directing the stuff — has always been a boys’ club, and that’s usually especially clear at the Tony Awards,…

By: Claire Hannum / June 8, 2015

Beauty Test Drive: Bare Minerals Pop Of Passion Lip Oil-Balm Is My New BFF

Elaborate beauty routines are lovely when you can set aside some special time, but during the weekly grind, practicality (and realism about what we have time for) has its place in the makeup world. We’ve all got shit to do! Looking cute is fun, but it’s more fun when you can find a way to do so without making…

By: Claire Hannum / June 8, 2015

Street Style Spotlight: 18 Ways To Wear Gingham Like A Grown-Up

Vogue and friends keep claiming gingham should be our new BFF this summer, but how do we wear it without looking like 12-year-old Dorothy Gale wannabes? These 18 ladies found a way to pull it off…

By: Claire Hannum / June 8, 2015

Life Dream Status: This “Cat Library” Will Lend You A Kitten For The Workday

Employees of the local government of Doña Ana County in Las Cruces, New Mexico can stop by a “cat library” on their way to their desks and choose a kitty to hang out with them while they work each day. The nearby Animal Care Center of Mesilla Valley is home to many cats who need some extra attentio…

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

Frisky Q&A: Anna Sale Of The Podcast “Death, Sex & Money”

“It’s about exploring the universal questions but in very personal, concrete ways.”

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

Horrible Boyfriend Proposes With A McDonald’s Chicken Sandwich

“This is not what you do!”…

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

Watch The Broadway Casts Of The Lion King And Aladdin Have An Airport Sing-Off

If only every flight delay looked like this!

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

Frisky Eats: 18 Donut Recipes To Celebrate National Donut Day!

Tomorrow is National Donut Day! Dunkin’ Donuts and several other sellers of glazed goodness are offering free donuts, but if you can’t get to a store, why not make some of your own? Since we rarely see homemade donuts at a bake sale or pot luck, I always assumed that making your own was some impossible feat.

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

Here’s Amy Schumer’s Perfect Glamour Awards Speech

“Tonight I had one goal, and that was to just be able to take my underwear off at the end of the night and have it not look like I blew my nose in it.”…

By: Claire Hannum / June 4, 2015

The First “Suffragette” Trailer Is Here

A trailer has arrived for “Suffragette,” a film starring Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter and Carey Mulligan as bold feminists fighting for the right to vote in 1912 London. The doesn’t come out until October 23 and if it’s anything like the trailer, it’s all kinds of emotional, so prepare yourselves! [HuffPost]…

By: Claire Hannum / June 4, 2015

This Lovely Video Offers A Tender Look At Life And Grief

Who knew a video about balls of yarn could be so emotional?

By: Claire Hannum / June 3, 2015

Iggy Azalea And Nick Young Are Engaged

Her tour is still canceled though.

By: Claire Hannum / June 2, 2015

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