The Boob Tube: Must-See TV For The Week Of December 13, 2010

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 13, 2010

Sure, people may be feeling the Christmas cheer. But there’s a more Grinch-like emotion that I’m feeling right now: television withdrawal. Just as I’ve gotten totally hooked on all my shows, they’re on hiatus until late January. Insert long sigh here. But never fear, there is lots to watch this week, from a “Vampire Diaries”… More »


Her 10 Best Looks: Michelle Williams

By: Julie Gerstein / December 13, 2010

Don’t Let Santa Bring You Debt This Year For Christmas

By: Joanne Hinkel / December 13, 2010

Even though it’s less than two weeks until December 25th, I’m experiencing a small Christmas miracle: I’m not feeling the holiday panic. Why? The day after Thanksgiving I put together a gift-giving plan for my loved ones and accompanying to-do list and I’ve been chipping away at it — both online and by shopping here… More »


All I Want For Christmas Is … A 7-Pound Weight Loss

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 13, 2010

According to an essay in today’s Daily Mail, my desire to drop 5 to 10 pounds is about as common as a winter cold. Seven pounds, it seems is the magic number — the “holy grail” of weight loss. It’s an amount significant enough that, no matter what one’s starting weight, clothes will fit differently… More »


Elizabeth Smart Finally Gets Closure

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 13, 2010

“It’s a wonderful day,” Elizabeth Smart said to a crowd outside the court house after learning that her kidnapper, Brian Mitchell, was found guilty. After years of waiting — six years just for the case to go to trial and then nine months in the courtroom — Elizabeth finally got her well-deserved moment of justice. More »


14 Celebrities Who Admit They Kinda Suck At Acting

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 13, 2010