Girl, you better not let the lawyers on “Law & Order” try your case, because you’ll likely either end up guilty or serving time. All told, the “L&O” crew have an 80 percent success rate. The obsessives over at Overthinking It created a very complete catalog of all the verdicts over the history of the show. They also took a look at the outcomes per season, and the number of “not guilty” verdicts dished out over the series’ 20 year history. That is a lot of Lenny Briscoe in your face. [Overthinking It]
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Every member of The Frisky staff has cried today. It’s the equivalent of a moon circle in here. I passed around this Emotional Guidance Scale so we could all identify where we were at. If it’s possible to be in both spirals at once, I am simultaneously a number 5 upward (optimism), number 21 downward (insecurity/guilt/unworthiness). I didn’t realize I was so near the bottom. Oh well, there’s always tomorrow. That was my optimism speaking. Ugh. I think I need to eat more pastries. Where are you at today? [dgls.pls]
So much Halloween candy, so little time. We’ve created a handy little guide to the best and worst (WAX LIPS, UGH) candy out there (and the likelihood that you’ll get it while trick-or-treating). Agree? Disagree? Tell us in the comments!
Michael Phelps must be running out of space for all 22 of his Olympic medals. Poor dude. Pleated Jeans came up with some ideas for alternative uses for all those medals. I vote for accessorizing with them. He could make a really fashion forward belt. [Pleated Jeans] [Art: Pleated Jeans]
Yesterday, Winona IM’d me with a question of utmost importance: “What’s the difference between Kellan Lutz and Channing Tatum?” My head just about exploded. “OH MY GOD SO MUCH EVERYTHING!!!!” my fingers typed with ferocity. Then I decided the differences (and few similarities) could be best depicted in Venn diagram form. So here you go, Winona. Any questions?
No plans this weekend? No problem. You can get some friends together to watch Bravo, drink white wine and play a few rounds of Shmitten Kitten’s Bingo for women in their 30′s. Or if you have no friends, you can just study the Bingo board to better understand the complex creature which is the 30-something woman.This pretty much sums me up entirely except for the kitten, which I would be wildly allergic to, and the Kindle, which I have plans to purchase this weekend. Shmitten Kitten, you’ve simplified my whole life down to a Bingo board. Oh, and I’ve been told to mention that the Ryan Gosling square was inspired by Amelia. But it still applies to all of us. [Shmitten Kitten]
This is a very good start. I have a few more better names for things that I’d like to add. Coffee = Awake Juice. iPhone = Distraction Box. Chairs = Butt Buckets. Instagram = Photo Treasury. Hummus = Snack Sauce. I could really keep going with this all day but I have other things to do. I have to get back to browsing my Information Trap (Computer). [Pleated Jeans] [Art by Pleated Jeans]
During a recent interview with The Guardian, singer Marilyn Manson expressed his interest in “passing [his] demented genius on to some small thing who can set fire and breath profanity.” And doesn’t the world need another expletive spouting fire starter? Yes, it does. For those of you who weren’t following, Marilyn would like to procreate. He is currently dating photographer Lindsay Usich. But in case she doesn’t want to carry his spawn, we thought we’d provide backup. Marilyn says he goes for women who are “independent and creative,” but not too creative because he’s inclined to feel competitive and jealous. He also insists he’s not some sort of sexual deviant as we once thought. “I think I would laugh nervously in the face of a threesome. I’m shy. I’m the kind of person who turns the lights out.” We get it, Marliyn. You’re a prude. Taking all this into consideration, we came up with some ideas for who could provide the other half of the chromosomal equation for Marilyn’s small, demented, genius thing. Paging Paz de la Huerta. Are you available to make a thing? [Celebitchy]
Hollywood has gotten lazy, so these days, movie studios either remake movies, produce sequels to blockbusters, or adapt popular books into movies. Of the latter, many of these films don’t do justice to the original material, but a special, rare few actually improve upon the book and the story translates better to the screen. (There is a whole other category of books that were terrible and should not have been turned into movies, but that’s another subject and chart entirely.) So, should you see the movie or read the book? Here’s a short, fairly random list to refer to.