A Positive Holiday Statement On Chinese/Jewish Relations

By: Julie Gerstein / December 25, 2011

Wherever your Chinese restaurant may be, please know that the Chinese Restaurant Association of America (if that in fact exists) supports your consumptions of Chinese food on Christmas. [Happy Place]… More »


Her 10 Best: Rooney Mara, “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,” Goes From Blush To Bad Ass

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 25, 2011

I have a bit of a girl crush on Rooney Mara, the star of the American adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.” And I am especially loving how her style has evolved in just a few years from girly and soft to dramatic and chic. Here are my favorite looks from… More »


10 Completely Miserable Christmas Cats

By: Julie Gerstein / December 25, 2011

There’s nothing cats hate more than being dressed up in festive costumes. Seriously? Look at the miserable kitty faces in this collection of Santa cats — the disdain is practically dripping off their furry little bodies. And that’s what makes Christmas cats so much fun. … More »


Girls Can Like Superheroes, Boys Can Like Pink Stuff

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 25, 2011

Let’s do the Time Warp, yeaaaah!

Amelia has gone back in time and unearthed a video of Baby Jessica Wakeman (real name: Riley), who is just as opinionated as she is in adult form. Riley is seen shopping in a toy store, with a man I presume is her father, when she goe… More »


“The Dark Knight Rises,” The Cat-ified Version

By: Julie Gerstein / December 25, 2011

Apparently, when most of us take off for the holidays to hang out with our families, the internet’s cat population takes over. Witness this trailer for the new film “The Dark Knight: Rises” — the latest in the Batman series — as performed by cats. Ironically, incredibly, the role of Catwoman (as played in the actual movie by… More »


It’s A Christmas Meh-ricle

By: Julie Gerstein / December 25, 2011

You’re not feeling Christmas? Chances are you’re not not feeling Christmas as much as these homeowners. [Passive Aggressive Notes]… More »