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Glen Hansard From “Once” On Being Bandmates Post-Breakup

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“It was tricky in that we split up and had to remain in a band. Whenever we play music together, it’s f**kin’ intimate, there’s no two ways about it. You cannot sing with someone and not be intimate. It just doesn’t work, and that’s why I’m not playing in the band right now. I’m still in the band, but I’m not playing with Mar right now. … [T]he one thing that me and Mar have always been with each other is very honest. Mar needed to move in the direction she moved, I needed to move in the direction I moved, but we’re still very good. The saddest thing that could happen out of all of this is that we’d stop being friends. That’s the worst-case scenario. If me and her are still buddies … you know, she’s had to deal with discomfort, too. She’s had to deal with me making decisions that have hurt her. So Mar getting married is something that I think is very good for her. If I could say anything about Marketa, it’s that this really suits her personality. To get married with someone who loves and respects her and who she loves and respects, to me, makes total sense. I’m very happy for her, genuinely. And I really like Tim, he’s a f**king gentleman.”

— If you didn’t fall in love with Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova falling in love with each other in “Once,” then, well, we recommend you get that checked out. But after the bandmates of The Swell Season won an Oscar for their song “Falling Slowly” — while being filmed for a documentary about the band, in fact — Glen and Marketa drifted apart from each other and ended their relationship. Now Marketa is married to a member of the Swell Season crew and Glen … well, Glen is pretty freaking mature about it, all things considered. Keep reading »

The Frisky’s Best & Worst Halloween Stories

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I’ve never been a Halloween girl — Christmas is really my thing. But this year for the first time ever I’m going to dress up and go out on the town. I decided my costume all the way back in March, weirdly enough, while hanging out in a Spencer’s Gifts with my brother. I saw the penis jewelry, penis straws, penis buttons and fake wedding veils and thought, I totally have to go as a “bachelorette party” next Halloween. So that’s my plan this year and I’m gunning for a Halloween to write home about! Mom will be so proud.

After the jump, my fellow Frisky staffers best and worst Halloween stories:  Keep reading »

Quotable: Is “Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives” Star Guy Fieri A Lech & A Bigot?

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“Anytime any woman mentioned ‘cream,’ Guy went into a sexual riff. When cutting the show, you had to tell the editors to watch Guy’s eye line, because it’s always on breasts. … Guy had decided that the two men running the restaurant were life partners. He said, ‘You can’t send me to talk to gay people without warning! Those people weird me out!’ … [Guy was] demanding tremendous research from my people, and pictures, but they didn’t want to pay for them. Guy said to me: ‘You know, it’s true: Jews are cheap.’”"

— Producer David Page rips into Guy Fieri, the wackadoodle-haired “Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives” star, in a cover story exposé in City Pages magazine. Page hired Fieri, a chef, to host the Food Network show, which became a runaway hit. But as his former producer tells it, Fieri ogled women and openly made bigoted comments about gays and Jews. Keep reading »

Anna Faris Knows What’s Wrong With Tanya On “SNL”

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Whether you’re surrounded by suburban moms or you get your suburban mom fix from Lifetime’s signature “women in peril” made-for-TV movies, you had to love this “Saturday Night Live” skit about a game show called “What’s Wrong With Tanya?” Anna Faris, Kristen Wiig and Vanessa Bayer fretted and panicked over just what’s wrong with a precious daughter. Did Tanya give birth in the school bathroom during prom? Is she illiterate? So many things to worry about! And Bill Hader is extra-creepy as the stock dude-who-is-up-to-no-good. Oh, Lifetime, I love you. [NBC.com] Keep reading »

Morning Quickies: Giuliana Rancic Has Breast Cancer

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  • Giuliana Rancic, an E! News host, announced this morning she has breast cancer. The 36-year-old discovered a tumor during a mammogram she had done while undergoing a round of in vitro fertilization. Rancic will have surgery this week on the tumor and then six weeks of radiation therapy. We wish you a speedy recovery, Giuliana! [People]
  • Kim Gordan and Thurson Moore announced their separation on Friday. The Sonic Youth couple have been married since 1984 and have a 17-year-old daughter, Coco. The pair will continue with Sonic Youth’s tour throughout November but in a statement said, “Plans beyond that tour are uncertain.” [Pitchfork]
  • “Twilight”‘s Nikki Reed married her boyfriend, Paul McDonald, an “American Idol” contestant, this weekend in Malibu. The couple met in March and were engaged two months later. Talk about a whirlwind romance! [Us Weekly] Keep reading »

It’s Time To Cry: Katy Perry’s Cover Of Adele’s “Someone Like You”

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Damn you, Katy Perry! You’re dressed like a candy cane and standing between two ladies who look like lifesize anime characters and still your cover of Adele’s heartbreaking “Someone Like You” brought tears to my eyes. [NYMag.com] Keep reading »

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