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The Emotional Lifecycle Of A Bridesmaid (In GIFs!)

The Emotional Lifecycle Of A Bridesmaid (In GIFs!)

This summer, I’ll have the pleasure of standing by my good girlfriend’s side as a trusty bridesmaid while she says “I do” to the man of her dreams. This isn’t my first time at the rodeo, though. I’ve been a bridesmaid several times before, responsible for holding the bride’s bouquet, helping to plan the bachelorette party, looking for lots of really lacy shit on Etsy, etc. I’m a pro. But along with your run-of-the-mill bridesmaid duties comes the waves of emotion that go hand-in-hand with the roller coaster of being a wedding wing woman.

If you’ve ever been a bridesmaid, this may seem familiar. If you haven’t, prepare yourself. Keep reading »

Frisky Rant: Kids Don’t Belong On Leashes

Frisky Rant: Kids Don't Belong On Leashes

On my way into work this morning, I had the displeasure of walking behind two women who, in each of their hands not clutching their coffee, held leashes that were harnessed to their respective children. Not dogs — children. The woman on the left had three kids, all on individual leashes, and the woman on the right had one child. All of the children appeared to around age five or younger. I am not a parent, and so I generally shy away from expressing my opinions about other peoples’ parenting choices, but if there is one thing that makes my blood boil, it’s parents who treat their children like they’re animals. And in my opinion, strapping a harness around a child’s belly and keeping them on a leash, even if it’s a leash meant for a human, is coming pretty damn close. Keep reading »

Idina Menzel And Jimmy Fallon Rock Out To “Let It Go” On The Tonight Show

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Last night, Adele Dazeem, the woman formerly known as Idina Menzel (heh), joined Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show“ to sing “Let It Go” from “Frozen,” which won the Oscar for Best Original Song on Sunday.

Along with the show’s trusty band The Roots, Jimmy and Idina rocked out with toy instruments, including but not limited to a lemon shaker, bongos, a Casio keyboard and blocks. Oh, and it still sounds pretty damn awesome. This should be definitely be included on some sort of bonus edition of the soundtrack. Who else is going to have this song stuck in their head all day?

10 Reasons To Start Watching “Bates Motel” If You’re Not Already (In GIFs!)

10 Reasons To Start Watching "Bates Motel" If You're Not Already (In GIFs!)

Last night was the season two premiere of “Bates Motel,” which has easily become one of the best TV shows I ever got sucked into. Before the first season even started, someone over at A&E mailed me the first four episodes to screen, which I watched all in one night. I then had to wait another month until I could watch the new episodes, but when I did, they were AMAZING. Equal parts creepy and endearing, the show is a contemporary prequel to the horror flick “Psycho,” and reveals the backstory of murderer Norman Bates.

If you’re not already watching “Bates Motel,” here are 10 reasons you should start (in GIFs)… Keep reading »

Will The Oscars Be Terribly Boring This Year? Not Anymore!

Let’s face it: sometimes the Academy Awards suck. At last year’s Oscars, we were lucky enough to have some solid entertainment in the form of Seth MacFarlane’s terrible “We Saw Your Boobs” song, Jennifer Lawrence‘s fall up the stage (which she later blamed on cake), Catherine Zeta-Jones’ “All That Jazz” dance number and Ben Affleck’s mighty redemption by winning Best Picture for “Argo.” We can only hope this year provides us with as much material for water cooler chit-chat the following morning.

Join @TheFrisky on Twitter as we live tweet throughout the red carpet pre-show and (hopefully eventful) awards. Tune in to ABC this Sunday, March 2, starting at 7 p.m. EST, to follow along and be sure to head over to Twitter for the REAL entertainment. See you then!

Creeptastic “American Horror Story: Coven” Fan Art Worth Framing

“American Horror Story: Coven” has been over for a few weeks now, but our love for Fiona, Myrtle, Cordelia and the rest of the witch gang is forever. So, imagine our excitement when we stumbled upon a collection of “AHS: Coven”-inspired fan artwork (totally frame-worthy, IMHO) from members of the deviantART community. To see the whole collection, head over to depthRADIUS, but first check out our gallery to see which pieces were our favorites.

Listen To All The Songs From Tonight’s “Frenemies” Episode Of “Glee” (And Join Us Tonight To Live Tweet!)

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This week is good week, folks. Some of our favorite TV shows (we’re looking at you, “Glee“!) are finally returning from their midseason hiatuses, and we can all breathe a sigh of relief that we no longer have to force ourselves to go to the gym since nothing good is on.

In tonight’s new episode, titled “Frenemies,” we’ll hear hits like Sara Bareilles‘ “Brave,” En Vogue’s “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It), The Police’s “Every Breath You Take,” “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” from Funny Girl, “Breakaway” by Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Loggins and Stevie Nicks‘ duet of “Whenever I Call You Friend,” and a cover of “I Believe In A Thing Called Love,” by The Darkness. Check out all of the full-length versions of the songs from tonight’s show after the jump and join us later as we live tweet during the show.

Just tune in to “Glee” on FOX at 8 p.m. EST and make sure you’re following @TheFrisky on Twitter to get in on the action. See you then! Keep reading »

12 Celebs We Love To Hate (And Hate To Love)

This is my life: after every major awards show, I lie awake contemplating my feelings toward Taylor Swift. What we have is a love/hate relationship of epic proportions, that leaves me fighting an inner battle every time I see her on television. Do I cheer? Hiss? Pre-order her next album? Most of the time I just watch her with awe, annoyed that I’m so compelled by someone who bothers me so much. But she’s not the only celebrity who leaves me with conflicted feelings. Here’s a whole gaggle of stars we love to hate (and hate to love).

Little Kids Reenact Oscar Best Picture Nominees, And I Want To Keep One

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The Oscars are upon us, which means there’s a lot of chitter chatter around the water cooler about who’s going to take home the win for Best Picture. Actually there isn’t, but thanks to this adorable video of kids acting out scenes from each of the nominated movies, maybe there will be.

From “Captain Phillips” and “12 Years A Slave,” to “The Wolf Of Wall Street” and “American Hustle,” these little tater tots pretty much nailed it. Also, I should mention that I want to take one of them home to keep for myself. Right now it’s between the kid who plays little Solomon from “12 Years a Slave” and both of the astronauts from “Gravity.” I will report back shortly to let you know who I’ve chosen as my new child. [CineFix]

Poll: Would You Share Your Secrets On New Confessional App ‘Secret’?

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A new, anonymous confessional app called ‘Secret’ is picking up steam in the social world, and I’m not sure how I feel about it.

Here’s how it works: Users who download ‘Secret’ can upload images or plain backgrounds with text overlays sharing personal confessions or “secrets.” The app connects to your phone’s contacts and anonymously shares your secret with “your circle,” which includes your direct contacts or friends of friends who also have the app. If a “secret” is posted by someone more than 3 degrees away, it’s marked with a location stamp.  Keep reading »

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