Claire Hannum

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

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New “Walking Dead”-Themed Beer Has Actual Brains In It

The Dock Street Brewing Company in Philadelphia is churning out a special "Walking Dead"-themed beer. In fact, it's so authentic to the series that it has real brains in it. Roasted goat brains, in fact.

By: Claire Hannum / March 27, 2014

Photo Series Tackles Dating While Feminist

We're pretty intrigued by this photo series project called "Feminism is not a means to just justify self entitlement," in which signs held by a man and a woman clarify what it can mean to be in a relationship while being a feminist. I know I've definitely had moments where I've gotten caught up i…

By: Claire Hannum / March 27, 2014

Listen: “Happy” Gets An Acoustic Instrumental Cover

There is no such thing is too many excellent covers of Pharrell's hit song "Happy," and this jazzy, acoustic cover proves it. Enjoy the instrumentals by David Wong, Clerida Eltime, Bryan Mulholland and Josh Kinzler! I dare you to listen without smiling. (And then listen — if you haven't already — to this adorable children's

By: Claire Hannum / March 26, 2014

You Can Actually Hire Someone To Live Tweet Your Wedding For $3,000

In case simply posting wedding pics on Facebook isn't enough — and these days, apparently that isn't enough for most people — you can now have someone LiveTweet your wedding for the oh-so-reasonable fee of $3,000. "Just in time for wedding season," W Hotels in New York City will offer up "social media wedding concierges" to manage all things digital…

By: Claire Hannum / March 26, 2014

Check Out This Supercut Of Pop Culture References In “The Office” And Weep Over Missing Michael Scott

Joe Sabia is a director and advocate for changes in copyright law. In an attempt to show just how reliant great comedy is on shared experiences and others' intellectual property, he's made "The Office" Time Machine. The site is organized by year and uses video clips to break down 1,300 pop culture references made throughout the…

By: Claire Hannum / March 26, 2014

Have You Tried (Or Would You Try) Cuticle Tattoos?

Sometimes, a great manicure simply isn't enough. Why settle for awesome nails when you can have that and stylish cuticles, right? I'm going to have to assume that was the line of thinking when cuticle tattoos were first created. They're pretty much exactly what they sound like -- little pieces of below-the-nail art that are reminiscent of…

By: Claire Hannum / March 25, 2014

Watch Naomi Campbell’s Coy Response To Kimye’s Vogue Cover

When Naomi Campbell was asked what she thought of Kim and Kanye's Vogue cover, she kept it kinda classy -- and managed to get her point across loud and clear without saying anything at all. Watch her appearance on Australia's "The Morning Show" and take a cue next time you have a not-so-friendly opinion on someone. [Huffington

By: Claire Hannum / March 25, 2014

The American Beagle Outfitters Dog Line Is The Cutest Thing You’ve Ever Seen

American Eagle Outfitters has developed the "first-ever matching clothing line for dogs and their owners" and while we would normally roll our eyes at any attempts to dress like your dog, we are genuinely smitten. "American Beagle Outfitters" (HAHA) released a lookbook featuring pups of all breeds decked out in AEO gear and it i…

By: Claire Hannum / March 25, 2014

Are Millennials Really Having Less Sex?

According to a recent UK study, definitely. It appears that British twentysomethings are banging less than prior generations did -- but is that representative of the rest of the world's millennials too? University College London conducted a National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles ("Natsal") and found all kinds of fascinating facts about Britain's sex…

By: Claire Hannum / March 23, 2014

Booze Is Coming To A Starbucks Near You

Starbucks has managed to turn its brand into a grownup's version of a toy store, selling everything the over-18 yuppie set loves best: caffeine, jazz-infused compilation CDs, an attitude of superiority, and now, as part of its valiant attempt to take over the world, alcohol.   …

By: Claire Hannum / March 23, 2014

Watch Jennifer Lawrence Dance Her Heart Out In This Deleted “American Hustle” Scene

Remember when Jennifer Lawrence manically cleans the house while singing "Live And Let Die" in "American Hustle"? Well, she also filmed a scene singing to "Evil Ways" by Santana. I think the director made the right call in choosing the first song (no song has more drama than "Live And Let Die"), but I'm all for…

By: Claire Hannum / March 22, 2014

Watch The Most Mind-Blowing Cover Of “Wake Me Up” You’ve Ever Experienced

If you're in need of a pick-me-up today, check out this phenomenal cover of Avicii's hit song "Wake Me Up." There's no shortage of brilliant YouTube covers of "Wake Me Up," but this one is special. Not only is every instrument's sound voiced by one person, but this guy's energy is positively infectious. The singer, Mikey

By: Claire Hannum / March 21, 2014

A Man Bought A Dog This Weekend That Cost More Than Your House

A Chinese businessman (not the man pictured above, however) broke records this weekend when he bought a puppy for almost $2 million — more than anyone has ever paid for a pet dog. What the hell is this costly canine? A 200-pound Tibetan Mastiff, who will grow up to look something like a giant fluffy…

By: Claire Hannum / March 20, 2014

You Can Help This Actress Make A Movie About What Periods Are Really Like

Actress and filmmaker Kristine Gerolaga is sick of the way periods are portrayed in the media, so she set out to make a film of her own that challenges stereotypes and shows us just how unique periods can be. Gerolaga has written and will star in what is currently called "The Untitled Short Film About What…

By: Claire Hannum / March 20, 2014

Emma Stone Loves The Spice Girls So Much That Mel B Makes Her Cry

Emma Stone has met a lot of celebrity royalty in her lifetime. You'd think that someone who's rubbed elbows with so many A-listers would never get starstruck, but it turns out Emma has an inner fangirl ... for the Spice Girls. I guess it makes sense — the Spice Girls were huge back when Emma wa…

By: Claire Hannum / March 20, 2014

New Study Figured Out The 12 Most Common Themes Of Music’s #1 Hits In The Past 50 Years

Ever wonder what makes your favorite song so resonant? Researchers at North Carolina State University wondered the same thing, and pored over hit songs of the past 50 years to find out why they made their listeners tick. Their study discovered 12 key themes that show up most frequently in big radio hits.

By: Claire Hannum / March 19, 2014

Awesome Kickstarter Project Wants To Launch A Line Of Female-Centered Condom Cases

Janice Chan, a Brooklyn lawyer-turned-entrepreneur (read: badass) is tired of the judgment women sometimes receive for carrying condoms. She also didn't like storing her condoms in fancy business card cases or makeup bags when going out, but the only condom cases she found on the market were geared toward men. Now she's created a company called…

By: Claire Hannum / March 19, 2014

Which Coffee Shop Chain Dominates Your State?

Is there any nation more obsessed with its morning coffee ritual than the United States? Once you admit to yourself that you're a caffeine addict (you probably are), check out this map of American coffee chains so you know exactly who is profiting off your problem. Not surprisingly, Starbucks (the little green dots) have vomited…

By: Claire Hannum / March 19, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Web Series About Adopted Pets And Their Humans Will Melt Your Heart

We here at The Frisky love animals of any kind, but we have a special place in our heart for adopted petsThe Sidekick Series, a webseries that features adopted pets and their owners, will melt you at the seams. The videos aim to encourage animal adoption by showing what wonderful companions rescue pets can make.

By: Claire Hannum / March 19, 2014

Man Sues OkCupid After His Long-Distance Lover Scammed Him Out Of $70,000

A New York City man has filed a lawsuit against OkCupid's parent company IAC after a guy he met on the online dating site scammed him out of $70,000. Michael Z. Picciano insists in his lawsuit that OkCupid, which is a free site, doesn't properly screen its subscribers and that they are creating a false…

By: Claire Hannum / March 18, 2014

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