Claire Hannum

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

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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…

Claire Hannum | June 8, 2015 - 6:30 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | June 8, 2015 - 10:50 am

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…

Claire Hannum | June 8, 2015 - 10:05 am

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…

Claire Hannum | June 8, 2015 - 9:15 am

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…

Claire Hannum | June 5, 2015 - 3:45 pm

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

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

Claire Hannum | June 5, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Horrible Boyfriend Proposes With A McDonald’s Chicken Sandwich

“This is not what you do!”…

Claire Hannum | June 5, 2015 - 2:25 pm

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

If only every flight delay looked like this!

Claire Hannum | June 5, 2015 - 10:40 am

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…

Claire Hannum | June 5, 2015 - 9:00 am

“Degrassi: The Next Generation” Is Ending!


Claire Hannum | June 4, 2015 - 6:30 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | June 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

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…

Claire Hannum | June 4, 2015 - 9:10 am

This Lovely Video Offers A Tender Look At Life And Grief

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

Claire Hannum | June 3, 2015 - 9:00 am

Iggy Azalea And Nick Young Are Engaged

Her tour is still canceled though.

Claire Hannum | June 2, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Now You Can Buy The House So Haunted That Its Ghosts Turned Up On Google Street View

Is anyone else having “Poltergeist” flashbacks?

Claire Hannum | June 2, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: 11 Ways To Stop Being Such A Worrywart

We’re all just fine, is my point.

Claire Hannum | June 2, 2015 - 12:15 pm

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