There was a small part of me that wanted to pick Britney Spears‘ Femme Fatale for this week’s cravable album. But, well, 90 percent of it has already been leaked and I just haven’t been that enthused about it, much to my chagrin. And so, I will instead go for the real album that has me drooling this week—Peter Bjorn and John’s Gimme Some. (No relation to BritBrit’s “Gimme More.”) This record is pop-tinged Swedish indie rock that will make you want to snap your fingers and blow bubbles while tap dancing down Happy Lane in the center of Wonderfulville. Enjoy it.
Happy Femme Fatale
day! Britney Spears
‘ highly anticipated new album drops today and to celebrate, BritBrit recorded a performance of three numbers over the weekend to air on “Good Morning America.” And all I can say is … how sad. These performances are only a smidge above the infamous “Gimme More” debacle of a few years back. Not only does Britney’s dancing seem terribly stilted, but she’s obviously not singing even a little. And I’m sorry, but the costumes just aren’t doing anything for her body—which would look totally hot just a little more covered up. At least the sets, lights, and costumes look cool?
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“Natalie danced her a** off. I think it’s unfortunate that this is coming out and taking attention away from what Natalie deserved and got. She’ll tell you, no, she was not on pointe when she did a fouetté. No one’s going to deny that. But she did do every ounce of every one of her dances. [Lane] wasn’t used for everything. It was more like a safety net. If Nat wasn’t able to do something, you’d have a safety net. The same thing that I had — I had a double as a safety net. We all did. No one ever denied it.”
—Mila Kunis responds to the allegation made by ballerina Sarah Lane, Natalie Portman‘s body double in “Black Swan,” that she did the bulk of Natalie’s dancing in the movie and was told to keep quiet about it. Funny how the story back in the fall was Natalie and Mila dancing their a**es off, literally. [EW] Keep reading »
Whoa. Katy Perry‘s look in the video for “ET” is even more convincingly alien than we’d originally thought. We won’t get to see the full vid until the 31st, but Katy posted this image—plus the two after the jump—on Facebook to give us a taste of her turquoise contacts, pink veiny forehead, and space-age fingernails. I’m kind of loving it. What do you think? Keep reading »
Call me crazy, but I have been utterly transfixed by this demo video for some magical contraption that cleans up condiment spills. Mind you, a swipe with a sponge will do the job fine, but if you want to pick up
, say, the big glob of ketchup you dropped on the floor and keep it in the exact same formation, then this is the gadget for you. [The Daily What
] Keep reading »
The mini-lap giraffe in the DirecTV ads is now for sale! You can buy your lap giraffe today from Sokolovsky Farms, Russia’s finest purveyor of Petite Lap Giraffes. Ok, not really. It’s an ad campaign. But you can still waste time watching the little critters on a live web cam or finding out pet care tips at PetiteLapGiraffe.com. See “Vladimir” and other “PGLs” go about their daily business, like taking bubble baths, lounging on couches, and eating bonsai trees. Fun facts: A full-size adult PGL only grows to be about 30 inches tall and sleep in a box like a cat. I know, I’m in denial. I still think I’ll own one someday. It can happen. [Ad Freak, Petite Lap Giraffe] Keep reading »
Cute! But I’m muy embarrassed this salsa-dancing puppy’s got better moves than I do. [Guanabee] Keep reading »
Commercials are usually those things I fast-forward through on the DVR because they’re loud and try to get me to buy things I don’t need. However, every once in a while, there is one I love. Take, for example, this campaign for Sony Ericsson’s Experia Play smart phone, starring Kristen Schaal, totally cracks me up as Mel, the lone fan slash stalker on “Flight of the Conchords.” Message to companies: include awesome female comics in your ads, and I will consider purchasing your stuff.
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Hands down, the best thing about working at The Frisky is our amazing readers. We so heart all of your witty, thoughtful, and informative comments—heck, we even appreciate the mean ones. Sometimes, we can’t help but wonder about the faces behind the avatars. So we decided to launch a weekly column where we learn all about a Frisky reader. After the jump, meet belongsomewhere, one of our most prolific commenters. Keep reading »