All good things must come to an end — and so it is with Cathy Guisewite’s comic strip, Cathy. After a 24-year run, Cathy said her final “ack” this past weekend. In the final strip, she and hubby Irving (whom she dated for, oh, 20 years) announce to Cathy’s parents that they’re having a baby girl. So long, old chum. [Buzzfeed] Keep reading »
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We will always think of Claire Danes as Angela Chase, despite her turn as autistic cowgirl Temple Grandin or any other role she might take. Try as she might, Claire Danes is permanently Angela. Click through to see eight other actors who never quite escaped their signature role — and tell us in the comments which actors you’ll always associate with one particular character.
In one corner, we have Jayla Hamm, 18, the mother of a 22-month-old toddler who she taped to a wall using green electrical tape. In the other corner, we have Carol Lynn Schnuphase, a Michigan woman who bilked her neighbors out of $7,000 by claiming that her 12-year-old son had cancer. How did she convince them? She shaved the kid’s head and drugged him. Keep reading »
Can men and women be just friends? If you ask any Hollywood film producer, the answer is a resounding “no.” Hollywood’s magic formula for success seems to take seemingly platonic friends, and make them “suddenly realize” how in love they are. (See: “When Harry Met Sally” for proof.) But what about real life? Are platonic friendships between men and women ever truly just that?
Stories of truly platonic relationships do exist: Witness our Jessica’s story of platonic friendship, after the jump… Keep reading »
Most of us keep something of a running tally in our heads of all the people we’ve fooled around with, but few of us would ever dream of putting that information into a PowerPoint presentation. Yet that’s exactly what one graduating Duke University senior did.
And now the PowerPoint — complete with photos of each conquest — has become a viral Internet sensation. Keep reading »
“All good things have to come to an end. I will always love Victoria’s Secret. It has been an absolutely amazing time.”
—Too-gorgeous-for-words Heidi Klum on stepping down from Victoria’s Secret after 13 years as an Angel. Don’t be too sad—you’ll still be able to catch Heidi on “Project Runway,” shilling her clothing line, and on hot husband Seal’s arm. [NY Post] Keep reading »
Hard to believe, but the Beastie Boys are really kind of old. This week, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced that the Beasties, along with 14 other nominees, were selected for the short list for entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Among the nominees for rock immortality: The Beastie Boys, Jon Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper, Chic, Donovan, Dr. John, the J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, Darlene Love, Laura Nyro, Donna Summer, Joe Tex, Tom Waits, and Chuck Willis also made the short list.
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