Entertainment

How To Throw A Super Bowl Party In Any Amount Of Time

By: Megan Reynolds / January 30, 2015
The Super Bowl is here, and everyone is rejoicing because it means they can watch ads, puppies, grown men playing a sport that will eventually kill them and Katy Perry. If you’re going to a Super Bowl party, awesome. It’s nice to have friends, right? If you’re not, fuck the haters, and throw your own. More »

Dax Shepard Has Written The Only Thing You Need To Read About Tonight’s “Parenthood” Finale

By: Beejoli Shah / January 29, 2015
Put down your thinkpieces and tributes (especially the poorly written ones), Crosby Braverman has written the only words worth keeping in mind as you ugly cry your way through tonight's series finale:… More »

The Soapbox: “American Sniper” Isn’t Really A Film About War

By: Chloe Stillwell / January 29, 2015
A Republican yahoo made a movie about a Navy SEAL during the Iraq Occupation, and apparently no one foresaw that it would be a total shitshow that would send this country into online hysterics. Clint Eastwood is a man who accused an invisible Obama, alighting upon an empty stool, of being “absolutely crazy”… More »

Super Bowl Halftime Performances Of The 2000s, Ranked

By: Megan Reynolds / January 29, 2015
Some watch the Super Bowl for the sports. Some watch it for the ads. Most watch it for the halftime show, that great spectacle of money and talent both perceived and actual. I love the Super Bowl for all of it. I like football, even though I recognize that it can be very, very bad. More »

My Teenage Self Is Far Too Invested In This Blink-182 Drama

By: Beejoli Shah / January 27, 2015
Because I have all the maturity of a teenage boy, when news broke (insofar as news can "break" about a band far past its prime, anyways) yesterday that all was not well in the Blink-182 universe, I put my Vans on and strapped in for some quality Warped Tour gossip, and girl let me tell… More »

I Am Addicted To Netflix Which Is Why I Steal Money From My Mother

By: John DeVore / January 27, 2015
I am addicted to Netflix, which is why I steal money from my sweet, elderly mother. I love her so much. She was always there for me growing up. But I just can’t get enough of Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in “House Of Cards.” I watched both seasons in one weekend. I missed my… More »

An Infographic Guide To “The Bachelor” (Week 4! My Worst Nightmare!)

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 27, 2015
Reminder: Every Monday, I livetweet a new, exhaustingly long episode of “The Bachelor” on my personal Twitter (@xoamelia), giving a detailed, hilarious, wine-and-weed-influenced critique of “Prince Farming” (oh go fuck yourself with that nickname, Chris Harrison) and his search for a woman willing to move to a post-apocalyptic hell tundra Iowa. And the… More »

Here’s The First Scene From The Next Season Of “Outlander”

By: Megan Reynolds / January 26, 2015
Here's the first scene from the second half of "Outlander," for all of you who can't get enough of hot Scots in kilts and steamy sexy-time scenes set by flickering fires in fields of loamy heather. While this tidbit does not offer much in the way of actual thrusting bods and heaving bosoms, it does show Jamie,… More »

“SNL” Flawlessly Spoofs “The Bachelor” With Blake Shelton’s “Farm Hunk”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 25, 2015
Never seen an episode of "The Bachelor"? It's pretty much exactly like this. [NBC]… More »

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Watch “Black Mirror,” Rock Out To Sleater-Kinney & Make Origami

By: Megan Reynolds / January 25, 2015
Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do, alone,… More »

This Clip From “Girlhood” Is the Perfect Antidote To “Boyhood'”

By: Megan Reynolds / January 23, 2015
The Sundance Film Festival has started, and one of the movies to come out of it is Celina Sciamma's "Girlhood," the coming-of-age story we all need. It's about Marieme, a Black teenager growing up in the projects near Paris, and how she falls in with a tough girl gang. This scene, which Vulture premiered exclusively… More »

It’s Been Two Days And I Can’t Stop Singing “We Didn’t Start The Fire”

By: Beejoli Shah / January 22, 2015
If you are living under a rock and  have a hole in your heart the size of a fictional Indiana town (Eagleton, for example), then you probably missed one of the greatest scenes in television history a few nights ago: Amy Poehler scream-yelling Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire," complete with fabricated lyrics. More »

Watch The Trailer For Tina Fey’s New Comedy, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

By: Megan Reynolds / January 22, 2015
Tina Fey is back! And, this trailer for her newest comedy, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," premiering on Netflix in March, is a bright spot in the new television season. Ellie Kemper, the wide-eyed ingenue from "The Office" and "Bridesmaids," plays Kimmy Schmidt, a woman rescued from a doomsday cult in Indiana who gets a new lease… More »

An Infographic Guide To “The Bachelor” (Week 3! By The Numbers!)

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 20, 2015
Reminder: Every Monday, I livetweet a new, exhaustingly long episode of “The Bachelor” on my personal Twitter (@xoamelia), giving a detailed, hilarious, wine-and-weed-influenced critique of “Prince Farming” (oh go fuck yourself with that nickname, Chris Harrison) and his search for a woman willing to move to a post-apocalyptic hell… More »

New Kids On The Block, TLC And Nelly Are Going On Tour Because Decades Mean Nothing

By: Beejoli Shah / January 20, 2015
You're going to want to mark down today's date now, because we've achieved a historical moment in drop-crotch history: New Kids on the Block, TLC, and Nelly are going on tour together. All five members of the boy band of record and TLC's T-Boz and Chilli showed up on "Good Morning America" today to announce… More »

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Watch “The Fall,” Listen To Jazmine Sullivan & Make A Mobile

By: Megan Reynolds / January 17, 2015
Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do, alone,… More »

The Dudes Of Sweet Valley High, Ranked

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 16, 2015
Somehow we stumbled on the topic of the Sweet Valley High series in Frisky group chat this week and I found myself arguing the merits of various characters from the series. I've read most of the books multiple times and used to collect them -- I was forced to give up about 20 of… More »

3 Other Reasons Why Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” Oscar Snub Matters

By: Beejoli Shah / January 15, 2015
As soon as Oscar nominations were announced this morning, Twitter strained to the point of breaking under the weight of thousands of bloggers, saddled with white guilt, who took up microblogging arms to announce the injustice of Ava DuVernay, director of… More »

People Are Freaking The Hell Out Over The “Unfriended” Trailer

By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 15, 2015
When I woke up this morning and turned on the Twitter, I immediately noticed that one of the things trending was "Unfriended." "HUH." Says I. Perhaps a lot of people are feeling unpopular right now? Being curious, I clicked on it, and it turns out that "Unfriended" is a movie produced by MTV that'… More »

Please Remember To Watch Season 2 Of “Broad City” Tonight

By: Megan Reynolds / January 14, 2015
I hope your Wednesday night is free and clear of all commitments, because what you need to be doing is smoking a giant blunt and watching the season 2 premiere of "Broad City" on Comedy Central. It is the best show on Wednesdays, hilarious, ribald and lewd in all the right ways, and the chemistry… More »

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