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Phillies Mascot Does Lady Gaga “Bad Romance” Dance, Gets In Trouble

Watch Phillie Phanatic, the Philadelphia Phillies’ mascot, get his groove on to Lady Gaga‘s “Bad Romance” on opening day while rocking the Gaga drag and heckling Washington Nationals third-base coach Pat Listach. The dude in the suit is Tom Burgoyne. Listach was not amused. Keep reading »

Frisky Reader Revealed: The One And Only Singularity

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 avatars. We decided to launch a weekly column where we learn all about a Frisky reader. After the jump, meet Singularity, one of our most prolific commenters. Keep reading »

10 Great Guy Movies A Gal Can Earn Serious Points For Loving

I was raised in a peculiar fashion. As for many kids, movies and TV provided important entertainment and a good way to keep me quiet. But the content I grew up on has been deemed questionable by some. I was banned from watching children’s shows because my father thought it was mind-numbing, repetitive trash that I could easily be taught with flash cards. And so “Barney” and “Sesame Street” were supplanted by what my parents wanted to watch—”Frasier,” “Mad About You,” “Jaws,” “Ransom,” whatever. I am not necessarily advocating this way of child-rearing, but two things did come out of it.

  1. As an adult, I have a strange affinity for educational kids’ shows.
  2. Since my father had stronger opinions at the video store, I have watched a huge number of “man movies,” basically since birth.

And the latter has offered me a certain advantage in stirring up conversation with guys. If you drop buzz words like “Boondock Saints” or “Big Lebowski,” and know what you are talking about, you can find yourself earning some major points with men. Keep reading »

“The Wizard Of Dogz” Is As Cute As You Imagine

How do you make a cherished classic film even better? You replace the entire cast with costumed canines! In “Wizard of Dogz,” Toto is tossed aside as the animal star, reduced to a mere stuffed animal. The rest of the characters are replaced by precious pets in costumes that I wish my cats had the patience to wear long enough for me to get a picture. There is only one problem with this animal imitation—once again a feline is stuck with the role of the villain. This furthers the stereotype that cats are evil, and prevents them from getting more substantial work in Hollywood. I hope to see a day where cats are embraced as a positive cinematic element, instead of pigeon-holed as criminal masterminds and bad guys. How about ferrets instead? They seem pretty smelly and evil to me. Anyhoo, it is time for me to step off my soapbox and time for you to watch the cuteness overload that is “Wizard of Dogz.” Keep reading »

3 New Must-See Documentaries

I am a sucker for a good documentary. In my humble opinion, “The Times of Harvey Milk” was way better than the Sean Penn-fest, “Milk.” I find that real life is just too terrible and wonderful all on its own to need fictionalizing. And so, I was hyped to go to the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival this year, which took place last weekend in Durham, North Carolina. This was Full Frame’s 13th year. In addition to the usual programming of great new documentaries from all over the world, there was a series on labor (apropos, huh?), curated by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert (of “The Last Truck: Closing of the GM Plant”).

Of the 17 films I saw in those blurry-eyed three days, here are my favorites. Keep reading »

Elizabeth Berkley Is Writing … A Self-Help Book?

Screech does porn, AC Slater hosts Miss America pageants, and Jessie Spano writes self-help books. Yes, Elizabeth Berkley is writing a “self-esteem handbook for teen girls.” Penguin Young Readers Group is expected to publish the 37-year-old’s musings next spring. This one’s certainly a head-scratcher! “Saved By The Bell” went off the air in 1993 — like, when today’s current crop of teens came screaming out from between their moms’ legs. OK, maybe Berkley really is a self-help guru. Still, the whole world has seen her nakeybits in the (not particularly well-received) film “Showgirls,” which may, uh, damage her credibility in some circles.

Besides, I’m not totally sure I’d want to take advice from someone whose most famous flick has set an all-time record for Razzie awards. But what do y’all think? [Yahoo] Keep reading »

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Justin And Cameron Reuniting? Angelina Preggers?

It seems that with spring in the air, everyone is boarding the baby train, which I guess makes most people all weepy with joy. But over here at the Curmudgeon Club, we don’t advocate such horizontal hijinks and merry manhandling. Everyone needs to knock it off. I don’t want to read about how happy everyone is—the tabloid business is built on deception and dissing. It’s pure laziness to avoid one’s responsibility to the public. Thankfully, there’s still enough to go around. For now. And we’ve gathered it up in this handy guide to this week’s tabloid sacrifices. You’re welcome. Keep reading »

Artist Damien Hirst Shows Us Where Babies Come From

A new Damien Hirst installation opened at the Oceanic Museum of Monaco earlier this month, and it features this mannequin (with a bun in the oven) that greets ships from her spot on the pier. Keep reading for a view of her better side. [Highsnobiety] Keep reading »

Nudity And Sex In Art Still Cause A Stir

Even though artists have been paying homage to the human form since the beginning, nudity and sex in art still cause a major commotion. Two works of art — one newish and one really old — are getting a lot of attention lately and making some people a little uncomfortable.

On “The View,” Barbara Walters described her trip to see one of Marina Abramovic‘s performance art pieces at MoMA over the weekend. The gist of it is that two people, sometimes male, sometimes female, stand in the nude facing one another. Patrons can walk through the two individuals if they’d like, and Barbara described her trouble getting past them without touching something in the video above, acknowledging that one of the men was more endowed than the other. Keep reading »

Quotable: Madonna Not So Gleeful About The “Glee” Madonna Episode

Madonna doesn’t have a TV and has no idea what ‘Glee’ is. The show did ask her if she wanted to make an appearance in the much-hyped Madonna episode. She said ‘no thanks’ and, to be honest, she would rather they sing an Elton John song than butcher one of hers.”

—An anonymous “friend” of Madonna‘s, who says she is none-too-excited about next week’s Madge-themed episode of “Glee.” Supposedly, she’ll make a cool $100K in royalties from the episode, though. So, you know, Rocco’s allowance for the month. [PopEater] Keep reading »

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