Posts tagged "nashville"

Nashville Is Using Sterilization As A Bargaining Tool In Plea Deals For The Most Vulnerable

Nashville prosecutors are returning to the dark ages when it was common to use sterilization as a bargaining tool for plea deals for society’s most vulnerable: minorities, the poor and the mentally ill. The most recent case in Nashville is one of four that has occurred over the last five years, and involves a mentally…

By: Katrin Higher / March 30, 2015

This Giant Gilded Clitoris Is A Work of Art, And I Don’t Mean Metaphorically

The Nashville Scene reported a delightful little story today, possibly even better than any llama car chase (one woman’s opinion): a giant golden statue of a clitoris is now residing at a Tennessee university. The Scene’s Arts Editor Laura Hutson wrote this most excellent description of the scene:
Nashville may be It City, but Sewanee i…

By: Beejoli Shah / February 27, 2015

Lennon And Maisy’s Folky Cover Of “Boom Clap” Is Beyond

Lennon and Maisy, the sisters who play Maddie and Daphne on “Nashville”, released a gorgeous cover of Charli XCX’s “Boom Clap,” and maybe it’s just because I’m partial to folk, but it’s basically melting my soul. The fact that the two of them have adorable sister vibes when they perform doesn’t hurt either.

By: Claire Hannum / February 6, 2015

Watch 10 Killer Performances From “Nashville” That Have Us Pumped For Season 3

Last night was the Season 3 premiere of “Nashville,” and, as usual, it had me at the edge of my bed, wine in hand and slack-jawed. The story lines just keep getting better and better, and, if possible, the stars’ musical performances are doing the same. From Hayden Panettiere and Connie Britton to Lennon and…

By: Katie Oldenburg / September 25, 2014

9 Ways “Nashville” Could Play Out Hayden Panettiere’s Real-Life Pregnancy

She’s five-foot-nothin’, but Hayden Panettiere is about to pop out a very large baby, y’all. The 24-year-old “Nashville” actress is officially expecting her first child with longtime fiancé and incredibly tall human, Wladimir Klitschko. As excited as I was to hear the news about Hayden, who’s previously stated she was “born to be a mother,”…

By: Katie Oldenburg / May 28, 2014

Watch This: Carrie Underwood’s Epic Cover Of Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You”

Last night, I went to a benefit concert called, “All For The Hall,” which was put together by Vince Gill and Keith Urban to benefit the Country Music Hall of Fame. Reba was there, and Brett Eldredge, Kacey Musgraves, Lee Ann Womack, Ronnie Milsap, Deana Carter, David Nail, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Brantley Gilbert (who,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 7, 2014

Michelle Obama To Appear On “Nashville”

FLOTUS will appear on an upcoming “military-themed” episode of “Nashville” set at Fort Campbell Army base in Kentucky. This appearance is in addition to another upcoming cameo on “Parks & Recreation.” Do you have your SAG card yet, Michelle? [Vanity Fair]
Vibrators look like cellphones now. [Nerve]
Peaches Geldof’s funeral will be…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 18, 2014

10 Signs You’ve Settled In To Your New City

This week marks the year anniversary of my big move to Nashville. I can’t believe it’s already been a year. On the one hand, it feels like I’ve been here forever, and on the other, it feels like about 2 weeks has passed since we sold all our stuff and set off on our cross-country

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 8, 2014

Nicole Kidman On Nashville Life & Why Keith Urban Wins The “World’s Most Romantic Husband” Award

“I’m very country at heart. I have a real desire to be outdoors, a desire for simplicity — a slightly slower, relaxed approach to life. A community, not a big-city feel. That’s what I grew up with, and it’s what I prefer.”
–Nicole Kidman talks about her laid-back life in Nashville in this month’…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 11, 2014

Join Us Tonight: We’re Live Tweeting Through “Nashville”!

For those of you who watched “Nashville” last week, you’re aware that they left us with the most shocking, WTF cliffhanger ever. I literally yelled “WHATTTT?!?” and paced around my living room for 20 minutes. And Lesbe honest…you probably did, too. (See what I did there?)

Thankfully, they’re picking up where they left…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 20, 2013

Girl Talk: Desperately Seeking Country Stars

When I decided to move to Nashville, celebrity sightings were pretty high on my list of “new city perks,” ranking somewhere between “high concentration of cute banjo players” and “existence of sweet tea.” Based on the blogs and gossip columns I read, it was impossible to go to the grocery store in Nashville without rubbing…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 19, 2013

TV Style Stealer: Rayna Jaymes’ Hot Halter Top From “Nashville”

You guys. I have a very difficult confession to make. I’m feeling very “meh” about this season of “Nashville.” I know! I can barely even admit it to myself! I’m just having trouble getting excited about any of the current storylines, and so many of the characters I loved in season 1 are coming acro…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 11, 2013

Connie Britton Reveals Her Shockingly Simple Hair Secret

In this brief-but-totally-endearing interview, Goddess/actress/hair role model Connie Britton finally revealed the secret behind her legendary locks (in addition to the fact that she has constant access to a professional hairstylist, which is not really a secret). Here’s a hint: it involves NOT doing something that most people do to their hair way too often. Click play…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 8, 2013

10 Assorted Observations From My First Hockey Game

Last week I had the opportunity to attend my very first hockey game. It was a pre-season matchup between the Nashville Predators and the Tampa Bay Lightning, which is how I was able to score two 4th row tickets right behind the Predators bench for $10 a piece. When I entered the stadium, I knew…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 30, 2013

Poll: Can Selfish People Do Selfless Things?

After live tweeting through last night’s season premiere of “Nashville,” and then discussing the episode this morning around the water cooler (okay, not really … we were just at our desks), it dawned on me: every character who appeared to be doing a good deed was really doing something that would ultimately benefit them. Or, at…

By: Katie Oldenburg / September 26, 2013

Join Us On Twitter! “Modern Family” And “Nashville” Are Back!

Phil Dunphy and Rayna James are back, bitches!

Two of television’s hottest TV shows return tonight, making our Wednesdays a hell of a lot more exciting than the Chinese takeout and thumb twiddling we’ve gotten so used to over the last few months.

By: Katie Oldenburg / September 25, 2013

Astrology 101: How To Spot Each Sign … In Nashville

To celebrate the season premiere of “Nashville” tonight (side note: FINALLY!), we thought it would be fun to do an astrology post set in magical Music City. Which sign is busking on Broadway? Which sign is managing a world tour? Which sign is a stylist to the stars? Read on to find out…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Katelyn Kollinzas / September 25, 2013

Drumroll, Please! Your Favorite TV Shows Returning This Month Are…

Your votes are in and Frisky fans have spoken! This month, some of TV’s finest shows are coming back to pick up where they left off— with us biting our nails and holding our bladders during some of the best cliffhangers EVER.

So which TV shows are you most excited to have back…

By: Katie Oldenburg / September 16, 2013

Kickass Women Of The Day: Bailey Spaulding And Robyn Virball, Founders Of Jackalope Brewing Company

From sexist beer commercials to male-dominated brewing companies, the beer world has been a man’s world for a long, long time. Two people who are working to change that are Bailey Spaulding and Robyn Virball, founders of Nashville’s Jackalope Brewing Company. Spaulding is Jackalope’s CEO and brewmaster, while Virball is the company president. The two…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 11, 2013

More Details Emerge About Vanderbilt’s Alleged Gang Rape

The arrest of five players on the Vanderbilt football team this summer regarding an alleged gang rape shocked Nashville and college football fans across the nation. The five young men allegedly sexually assaulted an unconscious 21-year-old female student inside a Nashville campus dorm last June. Now, a new BuzzFeed article sheds more light about the alleged…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 9, 2013
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