Posts tagged "elvis presley"

New Study Figured Out The 12 Most Common Themes Of Music’s #1 Hits In The Past 50 Years

Ever wonder what makes your favorite song so resonant? Researchers at North Carolina State University wondered the same thing, and pored over hit songs of the past 50 years to find out why they made their listeners tick. Their study discovered 12 key themes that show up most frequently in big radio hits.

By: Claire Hannum / March 19, 2014

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Elvis Presley

On this day 35 years ago, the world lost the king of rock and roll. Elvis Presley’s tragic death at 42 shocked the nation and, as then-president Jimmy Carter made clear, irreparably changed the face of American pop culture. Elvis’s most celebrated tracks, not to mention his heartbreaking slow-motion fall from grace, may be seared…

By: Rachel Krause / August 16, 2012

The Inspiration Board: Happy Birthday, Elvis!

Today would have been Elvis Presley‘s 75th birthday if he had lived. Fans are celebrating the day with museum exhibits, concerts, movie marathons, and even the Cirque du Soleil tribute “Viva ELVIS.” But The Frisky hasn’t forgotten that Elvis is known as much for his style as he is for his music, so we’re going…

By: Annika Harris / January 8, 2010

Hair Model Citizen: Elvis Presley’s Hair Scraps

I may have missed the Elvis craze, but ever since I was treated to a private tour of Graceland, I’ve been intrigued by the King. Obviously, intrigued is a far cry from obsessed, and you’d have to be to purchase this “large quantity of hair” for sale by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers of Chicago later thi…

By: Erin Flaherty / October 7, 2009

Quick Pic: Elvis Presley’s Hair Has Split Ends

When Elvis Presley joined the U.S. Army in 1958, his famous quiff hairstyle was cut. Fifty-one years later, that tuft of hair is up for auction by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. The hair is expected to fetch up to $12,000 on Oct. 18 in Chicago. [10/7/09]…

By: Annika Harris / October 7, 2009

Quick Pic: For Love Of The King

At Austrian fashion designer Lena Hoschek’s show during Berlin Fashion Week, a model walked the runway wearing an outfit made of Elvis Presley-print fabric. [Berlin, Germany, 7/1/09]…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 1, 2009

Michael Jackson’s Death Eerily Reminds Us Of Elvis

As details emerge about exactly what happened to Michael Jackson, I can’t help but notice—doesn’t this sound an awful lot like Elvis? After the jump, a side-by-side comparison of the superstars’ deaths. Long live the King and the King of Pop.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 26, 2009

Star Couplings: Lisa Marie Presley Pops Out The King’s Grand Twins

Lisa Marie Presley gave birth to twin girls! No word on their names but did you know Elvis was a twin? I had forgotten that. [Us Weekly]
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony renewed their wedding vows in Las Vegas this weekend, along with their pals Carlos Beltran (a pitcher for the Mets) and his wife…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 13, 2008

Quickies!: Pegged Jeans Are Cruel Fashion Joke

Pegged jeans are a cruel fashion joke. [Shine]
Do you use your period as an excuse to get out of doing things? [Shine]
Mattel is releasing a limited edition Barbie set of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. [Popbytes]
Get the scoop on Adderall, the little peach pills invading college campuses. [College Candy]
A scorned Aussie wife…

By: Annika Harris / August 14, 2008

Pregnant Lisa Marie Faces “Fat Elvis”-Esque Criticism

When you’re Elvis’ daughter, fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches are in your genes, but such a tasty lineage means that you’re, unfortunately, going to be made fun for the way you look in your jeans. Lisa Marie Presley has been blasted in the press for her recent weight gain, with headlines like “Lisa Marie

By: Simcha / March 5, 2008