The trailer for VH1′s forthcoming TLC biopic, “CrazySexyCool,” has hit the internet, and it looks pretty damn good. Starring Drew Sidora as T-Boz, Keke Palmer as Chili, and none other than my favorite teen rapper from the mid-2000s, Lil Mama, as Left-Eye , the movie will air in full in October, and features music video reenactments of some of my personal favorite TLC songs, including “No Scrubs” and the perennial karaoke favorite “Waterfalls.” I am extremely excited to see this entire film, and if these two brief snippets of TLC classics are any indication, these ladies will do the silk pajamas of “Creep“ justice. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ll be listening to that song on repeat for the rest of the day. I suggest you do the same.
See that video up there? Click that little arrow. Watch Beyonce Giselle Knowles, master of the graceful recovery and mother of America’s baby Blue Ivy, as she slays my favorite new song, “Grown Woman.” I have spent a fair amount of time watching this performance, imagining the stages leading up to my inevitable rapture if I were witnessing this live. Fancy my surprise when Amelia scored us tickets to the sold-out-forever show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in a few weeks. Happy is too gentle a word for my emotional state. There was screaming. Disbelief. In anticipation of this momentous occasion, I have put together my dream setlist for this show, featuring a run-through of her solo hits, some deep cuts, and an extended section of Destiny’s Child/Jay-Z collabs, as an attempt to placate my persistent hope that she brings out an entire army of guest stars including but not limited to Jay-Z, Nori West and this kid from the YouTubes. Check it out after the jump! Keep reading »
I’ve been willfully chained to my television for the past week, tearing through episodes of Jenji Kohan’s latest, “Orange Is The New Black” — and I highly recommend you do the same. For the uninitiated, this is the story of Piper Chapman, a bougie, well-meaning white lady who is plopped into a minimum security prison for a year to serve time for a brief incident as a mule for her drug-trafficking ex-girlfriend. I was reluctant at first to watch this show, my mind clouded with the memory of the last few seasons of “Weeds,” but after some urging from a trusted friend, I settled in and was instantly hooked. Here’s why.
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I’m not sure where the time went, but somehow, this week marks the 18th anniversary of the release of “Clueless.” What a world! Things grow up so fast. “Clueless” is old enough to vote, to buy cigarettes and fireworks in some states — you know, the best things about adulthood! After re-watching the movie for the zillionth time, I realized that there are some nuggets of wisdom buried beneath all the makeover montages and knee socks. Here are seven pretty solid life lessons gleaned from “Clueless.”
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We shared the contents of our dirty little minds on Tuesday, inspired by the hilarious new movie “The To Do List,” starring the fantastic Aubrey Plaza, so now it’s time for you to let us know what’s on your list. Is it a new place, a new position, or just finally following through with that person you’ve had your eye on since winter? Whatever it may be, cast your vote in our poll and sound off in the comments about what you’ll be putting on your sexual to-do list this summer!
What's On Your To-Do List?
- New People: The local bartender, yoga instructor, hot person you meet on the morning commute, a casual encounter on Craigslist. Time to broaden those horizons, because anyone's fair game! (52%, 243 Votes)
- New Positions Or Kinks: Role playing, the Kama Sutra, light bondage, in front of a mirror, spanking -- I want to try it all (48%, 222 Votes)
- New Places: Behind a waterfall, on the beach, in the woods while camping, under the stars in your backyard, on the hood of a car -- anywhere with a flat surface works. (0%, 169 Votes)
Total Voters: 464
Here are my first memories of my sisters.
My newborn sister Jenny is brought home from the hospital, three days after my birthday. I am excited, suspicious, eager, and in my curiosity, poke her in the eye, provoking a banshee shriek that does not stop. This sets the tone for all of our interactions for the rest of our lives, including adulthood, where we routinely bicker over the remote control and create pillow barriers on the couch at home, creating our separate but equal spaces.
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Welcome to a new semi-regular feature on The Frisky in which we comb through all the new releases in books and music, and present you with our top picks. We’re calling it “Like This, Love That” — think of it as a human “Amazon Recommends,” or that friend of yours who’s always on top of the newest and the latest. Check out our picks for this week — including a novel about the modern day single dude and the latest dance party from the Pet Shop Boys — after the jump! Keep reading »
The things on my personal life bucket list — skydiving, a hot air balloon ride at sunrise, swimming with and/or near a manatee, a glimpse of Beyonce casually pushing Blue Ivy on a swing set in Brooklyn — are all perfectly reasonable, potentially feasible and not entirely out of the realm of possibility. I love having attainable goals, so why not apply the same concept to the wild and wonderful world of sexy times? Use this as a guide, inspired by the hilarious new movie “The To Do List,” starring the fantastic Aubrey Plaza, as a list of gentle suggestions and possibilities. It’s summer, it’s hot and no one’s wearing much clothing anyway — embrace it! For your consideration, I present the top 15 people, places and positions on our sexual to-do list. Keep reading »
Today in Precious Creature news, please join me in watching this riveting video of a terrified Chow-Chow trapped on a window ledge in Brooklyn. I’m not sure what this little dude was doing. Perhaps he was hungry? Maybe he wanted an Italian Ice. Most likely, he was hot under all that fur, smelled some barbecue wafting from a local block party, heard the stereo bumpin’ The Gap Band and wanted to join in. Whatever the deal is, glad you made it out, little guy. [Gothamist]
Noted women’s rights activist and ex-Curly Girl Justin Timberlake has released the full single off the forthcoming second half of the 20/20 Experience. Having teased us on Wednesday with a brief 30 second snippet of his poorly titled single “Take Back The Night,” Timberlake unleashed the full version of the new single, which meanders along nicely, with Michael Jackson-inspired synths, a spoken word interlude and lots of upper-register pleading to “take back the night!” Is this Justin’ coming out as an ally? Not quite! It seems JT was just informed of the internationally-known sexual assault awareness campaign the same name, and released the following statement: Keep reading »