Soapbox: Celebrate Your Dang Anniversary In Person—Not On Facebook!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 20, 2011

If you wish your spouse a happy anniversary in the privacy of your own home, does it count? Apparently not. I’ve noticed an influx of wedding anniversary, humblebrag updates on Facebook lately. Here are a few favorite examples posted in the last month*:

“Five years ago this very day, I married the ma… More »


The Good, The Bad & The WTF: “Dancing With The Stars,” Take One

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 20, 2011

I won’t lie to you guys. I can’t watch “Dancing with the Stars” all the way through—it’s just so much filler. But that said, I do like to record it and fast forward to the performances. I have to say that last night, I was pretty impressed by the crew’s first efforts—from Chynna Phillip’s “I… More »


Angels Waltzed With Chynna Phillips On “DWTS”

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 20, 2011

“[I] literally felt the angels of the orphanage that I work with [in Tijuana] … all the little kids were dancing around with me … I could feel them. And I could feel their energy.”
Chynna Phillips on her premiere performance of the Viennese Waltz last night on “Dancing With the Stars.” Ah, yes. More »


Girl Talk: We Made A Long-Distance Relationship Work From 10,000 Miles Away

By: / September 20, 2011

I was finishing college when I met my husband, Jason*, a carefree, polite Australian with dreamy blue eyes and shaggy brown hair who was on an extended working holiday. The attraction to his laissez faire personality and quirky accent was arguably a naive American girl’s knee-jerk reaction to a breakup with a controlling and insecure… More »


An At Home Manicure That Just Gels

By: Julie Gerstein / September 20, 2011

I love having a manicure, but get bored at the nail salon, so I was thrilled about Red Carpet Manicure’s new At-Home Gel Manicure line. The line, which includes a LED light to help set your gel polish, gives you everything you need to do your own gel manicures at home. Why bother with gels? More »


George Clooney Gets Married! (Well, At Least In An Ad.)

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 20, 2011

George Clooney has said that he is terrible at marriage and didn’t plan to ever do it again after getting divorced from Talia Balsam in 1993. But he apparently wasn’t afraid to do it for pretend. In this ad for a Norwegian bank, a woman wakes up from a rough night in a posh… More »