Posts tagged "animal planet"

Breaking News: There Will Be Hedgehog Cheerleaders At This Year’s Puppy Bowl!

Now in its ninth year, the Puppy Bowl is the soft cuddly alternative to the Super Bowl. And thank God. We wait in anticipation for the Bowl to begin each year, and enjoy the puppies frolicking and running around so much. It's not all fu…
By: Julie Gerstein / January 24, 2013

Stop What You’re Doing And Watch Persian Kitten Reginald Get A Bath

This is Reginald the Persian kitten. He's getting a bath, which is bad enough. But after the bath, he'll be treated to a special blow dry. Whether he likes it or not. Ugh, Reginald! [YouTube]…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 8, 2012

Frisky Q&A: Talking Love & Turtles With “Call Of The Wildman” Star Ernie “The Turtleman” Brown Jr.

Sometimes dreams do come true, like the time that I wrote about Ernie "The Turtleman" Brown Jr. and he came to our office and hung out and visited with us all day. The Turtleman, if you're unfamiliar, is the host and star of "Call of the Wildman," an awesome show o…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 1, 2012

Be My Boyfriend: Ernie “The Turtleman” Brown Jr., of “Call of the Wildman”

Hi, My name is Julie and I'm a Turtleman-a-holic. I've just spent the last three hours watching Animal Planet's "Call of the Wildman," and I am hooked. The show follows "The Turtleman" Ernie Brown Jr., a middle-aged guy who lives with his mom and spends his days rooting out wild animals from hi…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 21, 2012

Meet The 2012 Puppy Bowl Starting Lineup!

So, Feb. 5 is the Super Bowl, which means the Puppy Bowl will also roll into town the same day for those of us who care way more about cute pups than pigskins. The annual festival of wagging tales and furry faces kicks off on the Animal Planet on Sunday Feb. 5 at 3 p.m.
By: Julie Gerstein / January 23, 2012

The Sloths Are Coming! The Sloths Are Coming!

We love sloths, and we couldn't be happier that the slow little buggers will be getting their own one hour television show on Animal Planet, debuting this Saturday evening. Mark your calendars!
By: Julie Gerstein / December 14, 2011

Meet A Grown-Ass Woman Who Is Scared Of Kittens

Hey, look, I don't like snakes. I don't like snakes because I fundamentally disagree with an animal that doesn't have legs. I just think that is WRONG, mmkay? But you know what? Live and let live. Sandra, as featured in Animal Planet's "My Extreme Animal Phobia," happens to think that kittens are the devil's work.
By: Julie Gerstein / November 28, 2011

Heidi Fleiss’ Parrots Remind Us A Lot Of Mike Tysons’ Pigeons

Heidi Fleiss has a new love in her life. Make that 'loves,' as there are more than 20 of them. Almost 18 years after going to jail for three years for running a prostitution ring, Heidi has started a new kind of harem—a legal one. In recent years (in addition to opening a…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 29, 2011

Mike Tyson + Pigeons = Great TV?

Here is a very strange television show concept for you: Mike Tyson and the sport of pigeon racing. Evidently, Mike has been into pigeons since he was a kidlet, and will now be hosting a show for Animal Planet called "Taking on Tyson," about racing the rats of the sky. “I’m honored to be a…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 16, 2010

The Daily Hotness: Eugene Cussons From Escape To Chimp Eden

I'm a complete animal nerd and I cry during episodes of The Dog Whisperer. But now that show, and host Cesar Millan, seem like such pansies next to my latest crush, and animal-saving superhero, Eugene Cussons from Escape To Chimp Eden. Eugene is the host of this amazing show, in which he rescues abused chimpanzee…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 24, 2008