The Stages Of Reaction To Playz-N-Skillz’s “Literally, I Can’t” Video In GIFs

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 10, 2014
Above, the new music video from Playz-N-Skillz, featuring featuring Redfoo, Lil Jon and Enertia McFly, for the song "Literally, I Can't." Watch and then let's digest together, after the jump... More »

Dorkly Made The Ending Of “Se7en” Nicer For Us

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 10, 2014
Were you disturbed the first time you watched "Se7en" in a way that haunts you to this day? Fear not! Dorkly is here to Men-In-Black your memory of the movie and replace it with happiness. In addition to this wonderful video adaptation of the film’s ending, they also have a comic version (with… More »

No, George R.R. Martin Hasn’t Finished The Song Of Ice And Fire Books Yet

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 8, 2014
Theories abound about George R.R. Martin’s plans for the Song of Ice and Fire series, and therefore the Game of Thrones series, but Martin says that the most ridiculous theory of all is that he’s actually finished with the last two books of the series and is sitting on them to create demand. At… More »

“Too Many Cooks” Is The Weirdest/Best Thing Adult Swim Ever Did

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 7, 2014
I dare you to watch all 11+ minutes without going completely nuts. [YouTube]… More »

On Death, Identity, Humanity In Video Games, And Why Majora’s Mask Is So Important

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 7, 2014
If you’re into pop culture blogs, but not so into Nintendo, you might have noticed that a lot of people are REALLY REALLY EXCITED about the release of the Legend of Zelda franchise title Majora’s Mask for Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo announced the release for early 2015 just yesterday, and now us Zelda nerds are… More »

Go Behind The Scenes Of OK Go’s New Music Video

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 6, 2014
The only thing that approaches the level and type of fun that you can have while watching OK Go music videos is watching behind-the-scenes videos about OK Go music videos, and that’s exactly what’s been released for the new video for “I Won’t Let You Down” from their new album, Hungry Ghosts. Hurrah! More »

Watch The New “Hunger Games: Mockingjay” Trailer And Just Ignore Me If You’re Super, Super Excited About It

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 29, 2014
Woooo! The latest "Hunger Games" trailer is out! We’re so close to the release date! Also, are any other fans of the series just not that excited at this point? When I read the books, I was rapt for the first book, interested for the second, and then I remember feeling, during the third, like… More »

Fox Picked Up A “Subversive” New Show Based On The Archie Comics

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 24, 2014
Ooooh, there’s going to be a new live-action Archie show called "Riverdale," written by Archie writer and Archie Comics CCO Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and produced by Berlanti Productions, which is the production house for "Arrow," "The Flash," and the upcoming "Supergirl." It’s going to be a “subversive” look at small-town life, featuring Archie, Betty, Veronica,… More »

Toys ‘R’ Us Is The One Who Knocks (Walter White Action Figures Off Their Shelves)

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 23, 2014
There’s been all sorts of drama surrounding action figures at Toys ‘R’ Us lately: A Florida mom found out that the toy store was carrying "Breaking Bad" action figures and successfully petitioned the company to stop carrying them. Before you say, “Wait, I could’ve gotten a 'Breaking Bad' figurine at Toys ‘R’ Us and… More »

Some Fappeners Are Demonstrating Stunning Self-Awareness In Response To Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Outrage

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 8, 2014
Now that Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out about “The Fappening,” the unauthorized released of hacked nude photos of (mostly) female celebrities, some Fappeners on Reddit are sounding self-aware if not exactly apologetic. Here's what users on r/FappeningDiscussion, one of the few subreddits allowed to exist after the initial hack, are saying: “I would… More »

Hell Yes To This Documentary Series About Cosplaying!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 6, 2014
YouTuber Todd Kenreck of Invader Boom has begun a documentary series on cosplaying called "Cosplay Boom," the first episode of which has been released and future episodes of which depend on Kenreck’s fundraising efforts through crowd-funding site Patreon. The first episode is really, really cool: It’s titled “Origins” and it’… More »

“The Daily Show” Solves Catcalling With A Few Simple Suggestions

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 3, 2014
"The Daily Show"’s Jessica Williams has figured out how to stop catcallers from harassing you on the street and had a few suggestions for women, including changing our route to work, acting “like a psycho,” and these three rules: “Rule number one: Always wear oversized headphones. Rule number two: Master the fake phone call. More »

Ryan Murphy Tweets Creepy Pic From “American Horror Story: Freak Show” Set

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 18, 2014
Showrunner Ryan Murphy tweeted a creepy photo from the set of "American Horror Story: Freak Show" — the two-headed woman Dot and Bette, played by Sarah Paulson. (Here's a tweet from Paulson herself showing the front side of Bette and Dot.)  "Freak Show," which will be set in 1950… More »

True Story: My Memoir Pissed Off A Male Book Reviewer

By: Susan Blumberg-Kason / July 12, 2014
When I started writing my memoir, Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair With China Gone Wrong, I began networking with authors who wrote books set in Asia. I imagined developing solid friendships with a group of supportive authors. There’s a Chinese saying, huxiang bangzhu. It means "mutually helping one another." That’s what I… More »

Stop What You’re Doing And Watch The Trailer For “Wild”

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 10, 2014
There's no movie I'm anticipating more this year than "Wild" starring Reese Witherspoon, the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's memoir. Like, Reese Witherspoon wearing no makeup and lots of flannel in a fucking bush.Wild is the story of Strayed's 1,100-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail as she struggles to leave behind… More »

Sarah Palin Wants To Join “The View”

By: Claire Hannum / July 7, 2014
Sarah Palin has not gone away yet. In fact, Mama Grizzly would like us all to know that she wants to join the cast of "The View" and thinks "it'd be so much fun to shake it up." Okay, raise your hands if you'd hate-watch just like we would. [The Wire] Jessica… More »

Who Wants To Cuddle Up To An “American Horror Story” Rubber Man Doll?

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 4, 2014
Far be it from me to criticize if what you really want to snuggle up with at night is the Rubber Man from "American Horror Story" season one. All of these Funko Pop dolls are a bit creepy with their big ol' eyes, but the rubber man with that ball gag in his mouth? The… More »

Thank God This Exists: Goats Singing The “Jurassic Park” Theme

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 2, 2014
Today is my last day at The Frisky. This morning I told the rest of the staff that I wanted to write one story about Nickelback, one story about goats, and one story about Celine Dion today, because those are my main beats/life passions and it seemed… More »

Bear Crashes Birthday Party By Falling Through Family’s Skylight, Proceeds To Eat All The Cupcakes

By: Claire Hannum / June 26, 2014
A Juneau, Alaska, couple was prepping for their child's birthday party at their home when they received a visit from a surprise party crasher — a 180-pound black bear who fell through the skylight. The couple ran out of the room, but the bear wasn't about to show himself out before he got a chance… More »

Life Dream Status: Goat Cafes Are Becoming A Thing

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 26, 2014
You've surely heard of cat cafes, where patrons can have a coffee and a bagel while snuggling a furry kitty, but a new kind of animal dining experience may be sweeping the globe soon, one that I'm WAY more excited about: goat cafes. The trend is starting, as so many weird/wonderful… More »

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