Reese Witherspoon was flanked by her adorable look-a-like kids, Ava and Deacon, as she got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Am I the only one who’s surprised that Reese is only now getting a star? I mean, she won an Oscar a few years ago. Keep reading »
It was back in September when it first happened: I was eating sushi at an outdoor table on a warm summer night with a few friends when I spit out my tuna roll and blurted, “Holy crap! It’s almost Christmas!” They reacted like most people would, by cocking their heads slightly to the side and saying, “Actually that’s not true at all.” Whatever. I get it. I need new friends. But guess what? It’s officially December and that means it’s finally socially acceptable to go Christmas crazy! What follows are 10 ways to pack as much frantic Christmas energy as possible into the next 25 days.
Hands down, the best thing about working at The Frisky is our amazing readers. We so heart all of your witty, thoughtful, and informative comments—heck, we even appreciate the mean ones. Sometimes, we can’t help but wonder about the faces behind the avatars. So we decided to launch a weekly column where we learn all about a Frisky reader. After the jump, meet Silvii, one of our most prolific commenters. Keep reading »
This holiday season, there’s a pretty good chance a few of us may find ourselves nursing a hangover or two — not that I’m going to point any fingers (cough-Amelia-cough-me-cough-pretty-much-the-whole-Frisky-staff-cough-cough). And if your hangover is the result of a party you’ve thrown, probably the last thing you want to take care of the morning after is cleaning up and fetching yourself some grub. Lucky for folks who live in Boulder, Colorado, they don’t have to! That’s because for $15 per roommate, Hangover Helpers, a couple of genius University of Colorado grads, will come to your house with breakfast burritos and Gatorade and clean up your post-party mess. Hangover Helpers is the brainchild of Marc Simons, who started cleaning up homes after parties a year ago when he was looking to make a little extra cash. His high school pal, Alex Vere-Nicoll, soon joined him and voilà!, their business was born. Now, how soon until they expand to the east coast? [via Time.com] Keep reading »
“Black Swan,” the ballet thriller which opens this weekend, looks like it’s going to be two things: A) amazing and B) deeply twisted and disturbing. So it’s hard to imagine that life on the set—helmed by director Darren Aronofsky, the dude who brought you “Requiem for a Dream”—was all kittens and rainbows. But as more information gets out about the atmosphere on set, it sounds even more intense than I’d imagined. After the jump, tales from the making of “Black Swan.” Keep reading »