Exactly 26 years ago today— August 21, 1987— greatness was bestowed upon us in the form of the classic love story, “Dirty Dancing.”
To celebrate the anniversary of my all-time favorite flick and one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all-time, The Frisky is teaming up with Idolator.com to re-listen to the entire original soundtrack starting at 4 p.m. EST.
Make sure you’re following both @TheFrisky AND @Idolator on Twitter and be sure to use the hashtag #DDSoundtrack to chime in on your favorite “Dirty Dancing” moments as we guide you through the musical perfection song-by-song.
We’ll see you at exactly 4 p.m. ET today (Wednesday, August 21), as we press “play” together. To join in on the party, click here (and scroll down for the playlist).
Last night on “Dancing with the Stars,” the sanctity of the mirror ball trophy—not to mention the order of the universe—was restored. A champion was crowned and it was not, as many people had feared, Bristol Palin. Nope, the “DWTS” voters of America came to their senses and gave the win to Jennifer Grey, who turned in many a perfect 30-point performance during the season, despite being over 50 and having a slipped disc in her back. And we couldn’t be happier about this because Jennifer is, in two words, freaking awesome. After the jump, 10 reasons we love Jennifer. Keep reading »
Last night on “Dancing with the Stars,” the mirror ball hopefuls got one last chance to impress America with a redemption dance, to make up for their biggest travesty of the season, and a freestyle dance of their choice. The highlight of the night was Jennifer Grey‘s freestyle, during which she carried a watermelon—an ode to the famous “Dirty Dancing” line, “I carried a watermelon?”—and shimmied to “Do You Love Me?,” another nod to her iconic movie.
After the jump, check out the night’s other performances. Keep reading »