“Owling” Is A Hoot!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 13, 2011
"Planking" ... "cone-ing" ... interweb trends move so quickly one can hardly keep up. The latest is "owling." It's exactly what it sounds like. You perch on something like an owl and try to look wise and bird-like. Fairly simple. This is exactly the kind of trend I can get into. I mean,… More »

What Your Hairstyle Says About You

By: Natalie Shure / July 13, 2011

Pucker Up, Pooches, With The School Of French Kissing For Dogs

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 13, 2011
The School of French Kissing For Dogs would gross me out if I didn't see Amelia smooching her pup Lucca on a regular basis. (You know she eats garbage off the street, right?) [Lucca does not use tongue ever. -- Editor] How soon until PETA busts a nut over this UCB skit? It's comedy,… More »

Funny Or Die’s “Mob Wives” Spoof Is As Good As The Real Show

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 13, 2011
Missed the first season of "Mob Wives"? This Funny or Die spoof with Sophia Bush and Drea de Matteo is not far from the real thing. Add in more brawling, though. I am so grateful that watching "Mob Wives" taught me that if I'm ever in a fight at a dinner party, I should… More »

Girl Talk: How I Learned About Feminism And Motherhood From Molly Weasley

By: Krystie Lee Yandoli / July 13, 2011
I was eight years old when I first picked up Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at an elementary school book fair. My mom bought me a hardcover copy to take home and read at my leisure. Instead of tuning into the Disney Channel I devoured all 309 pages of Harry’s first adventure in one… More »

Vivident Gum’s Man Boobs & Marionettes

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 13, 2011
Vivident Gum is apparently the most popular gum in Italy, perhaps because their commercials are, um, so memorable. For a country dismayed by the antics of the "Jersey Shore" cast, I am surprised this ad passed muster. Naked man tits? A frightening marionette man? What does this have to do with gum again? [… More »