Last night’s Oscars ended with a performance by the kids of PS 22 chorus, who we here at The Frisky absolutely adore. What makes this chorus so unique is their unusual song choices. So I don’t know about the selection “Over the Rainbow,” which sounded kind of pre-recorded and was, well, meh. As the credits rolled, I wished they’d been given a medley of Oscar-winning songs. Or, wait, maybe they could have sung this year’s nominated songs, with the people who created them, before the award was given? Hey, they would have added some dimension to Gwyneth Paltrow‘s performance.
Because we love them, here are some of our favorite PS 22 chorus clips. Keep reading »
Last night’s Oscars was billed as “young and hip” thanks to James Franco and Anne Hathway, so it’s interesting that my two favorite presenters of the night were ages 65 and 94. We’ll start with the baby of those two—Helen Mirren. While so many of last night’s presenters were stilted and visibly nervous, Helen appeared with her good friend and “Arthur” co-star, Russell Brand, to present the award for Best Foreign Film. Helen spoke in French while Russell gave hilariously inaccurate translations of what she said. Their rapport was so adorable and natural. I think Helen is amazing—not to mention pretty banging for an AARP member—and I have a full-fledged crush on Brand after reading a bit of My Booky Wook 2 and finding out that he is a former chubster. Honestly, it kind of left me wondering—why didn’t these two host the Oscars? It would have made more sense with the whole young-meets-old theme the Academy went for this year. Keep reading »
Some of Tinseltown’s hottest racks were out in full force last night at Hollywood’s most important event of the year, the Academy Awards, and we at The Frisky Institute for Boob Analysis—which previously studied the breasts on display at the SAG Awards, the Golden Globe Awards, the Emmy Awards, and the Grammy Awards—have painstakingly poured over the bunch. Behold, the mammaries of brand-new mom, Penelope Cruz. Thank you for your bounty, Mother Nature! We revere you! After the jump, we show you some of the best boobs of the evening—and some of the least boob-flattering dresses on the red carpet.
One of my biggest fashion pet peeves are what Stacy London and Clinton Kelly of “What Not to Wear” call “fancy jeans.” That’s any pair of jeans that are bedazzled, painted, embellished, or appliqued in any way. I find “fancy jeans” offensive. But these “cum wad pants” take “fancy” to a whole new level. WHO and WHY? [The Clearly Dope] Keep reading »
“Baby was definitely kicking a lot during the song portion of the show. Little dancer. … With my child, I think I will just thank them. It’s sort of been a protection. It feels like a protection against all the hoopla and the part that keeps you centered where your meaning is and what is actually important in the midst of shiny stuff that’s superficial.”
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In a classic episode of “Sex and the City,” Miranda has an epiphany: A guy may “just not be that into” her.
Miranda was thrilled with this revelation. She can now stop being anxiety-ridden over a man’s mixed messages. She can now shrug and say, “Well, he’s just not that into me,” and move on. Women everywhere sighed with relief … or did we? Keep reading »