Posts tagged "patrick swayze"

“Everything Wrong With ‘Ghost’ Explained In 11 Minutes”

I don't think I've seen "Ghost" for about 20 years, back when A) my mother had a crush on Patrick Swayze and B) everything in this movie went over my kindergarten-aged head. It's probably just as well, because as this new video by CinemaSins so helpfully points out, "Ghost" has more than a few blooper…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 12, 2014

This Couple Re-Enacting “Dirty Dancing” Will Restore Your Faith In Love And Maybe Humanity In General

I am normally not much of a shmoopy wedding video type, but this couple's reenactment of a famous scene from "Dirty Dancing" at their wedding has me freaking out. Slayed, I tell you. Near tears! This couple is impressive. Somewhere out there, our dear departed Patrick Swayze is shedding a happy tear for Terra and Drake.
By: Claire Hannum / November 18, 2013

Jump In! Join Us On Twitter For A “Dirty Dancing” Soundtrack Listening Party

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…
By: Katie Oldenburg / August 21, 2013

5 Secret Celebrity Affairs

Blindsided by the fact that Kirstie Alley apparently had emotional affairs with both Patrick Swayze and John Travolta? The Huffington Post lists five more celebrity romances that flew surprisingly under the radar: Jermaine Jackson (we're sorry, Jacksun) reportedly had an affair with Whitney Houston in the 1980s. He was married at the time, but had feelings for her until her death. Read more...
By: Newser / November 12, 2012

How Dirty Dancing Ruined My Love Life

I was 10 years old when my mother took me to the movies to see "Dirty Dancing." I, like so many women, fell head over heels in love—with the movie, with the soundtrack, and most definitely with Patrick Swayze. I loved that movie so much that when I couldn't sleep at night I used to…
By: YourTango.com / September 19, 2009

Quickies: “Dirty Dancing” Lessons For Love And Romance

Bloggers Em & Lo are celebrating the life of Patrick Swayze by discussing what they learned about love and romance from "Dirty Dancing." [Em & Lo] Why was 50 Cent on the "Rachael Ray Show" today? Oh yeah, he's trying to put his iron in every fire possible. [F-Listed]…
By: Annika Harris / September 16, 2009

Quick Pic: A Mythical Creature Indeed

[via Needles And Sins]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 15, 2009

RIP: Patrick Swayze Has Passed Away

Very sad news. Patrick Swayze, best known for his performances in "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost," has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer, his publicist confirms. He was 57. [ABC News]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 14, 2009

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Has Swayze Given Up Hope? Ellen Pompeo’s Cheating Husband?

It's not even technically hump day since it's a four-day week, so why are you even pretending you're tired? To be fair, you blew too many brain cells on Labor Day weekend, and heaven knows you blew too many dollars. So save yourself from losing more of either by getting all your tabloid goo i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 9, 2009

A “Dirty Dancing” Remake? We Have Suggestions So It Won’t Suck.

It's the year of the dance movie remakes. First, "Footloose," and now Lionsgate has announced the epic comeback of "Dirty Dancing." The original not only turned Patrick Swayze into a star, but pulled in more than $200 million back in 1987 and was the first movie ever to sell a million video copies. Julia…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 20, 2009

Quickies! Britney Has Been Sued By Former Bodyguard

Britney was sued by her former bodyguard, Kerry Vine, for "negligently operat[ing] her home." Vine claimed the work he was forced to perform at her Los Angeles estate caused him to sustain physical injuries. [TMZ] -- We're hoping "physical injuries" isn't a euphemism for "coke addiction." Meghan McCain talked sex and gay marriage…
By: Carrie Wasterlain / May 19, 2009

Star Couplings: Another “DWTS” Injury, But This Tough Guy Can Handle It

Jewel told her followers via Twitter that husband Ty Murray dislocated a rib while dancing with his partner on "DWTS." She says he's strong, and this injury isn't the worst he's suffered. [Perez Hilton] Brooke Hogan's puny boyfriend Stack$ visited her on the set of her new music video. [Dlisted] --…
By: Annika Harris / April 21, 2009

Star Couplings: Patrick Swayze Has Made Peace With His Cancer

Patrick Swayze has reportedly decided to sign a Do Not Resuscitate Order, will discontinue all chemotherapy, and is getting his affairs in order out of respect for his family. [National Enquirer] -- I'm deeply saddened by this turn of events. Drew Barrymore admitted to Ellen DeGeneres that her relationship with Justin Long i…
By: Annika Harris / April 17, 2009

She’s Like The Wind: “Dirty Dancing” Lift Machine

As Patrick Swayze courageously battles cancer, his legendary spirit has lifted lots of Americans…literally. Thanks to the “Dirty Dancing” Lift Machine, lucky fans have been getting “Baby”-ed. Over two decades after Swayze splashed around with Jennifer Grey, making every girl swoon with jealousy, regular folks have experienced the “Time Of Their Life” and…
By: Simcha / January 20, 2009

Quickies!: Jessica Simpson Is Dirty And Lindsay Lohan Is Straight

Eww gross! Jessica Simpson only washes her hair two or three times a month. [Star] The man who created Barbie was a total horn-dog. [Daily Mail] This hockey player must have been hungry at last night's Ottawa Senators game. He bit a player on the opposing team. [ESPN]…
By: Persia Ali / January 9, 2009

Quickies!: ‘Tis The Season For Social Drinking

It's easy to blame winter weight gain on rich desserts and festive foods, but those holiday beverages are riddled with calories, too. These tips and Pomegranate Cosmos will help beat the winter calories. [Shine] Beijing is experiencing a sexual revolution, in which people are swinging and having sex on the internet. […
By: Annika Harris / December 2, 2008

Breaking News: Does Patrick Swayze Only Have Five Weeks To Live?

The internet is abuzz with the news that, according to the oh-so-reputable National Enquirer, Patrick Swayze, star of the best movie possibly ever made, Dirty Dancing, is dying of pancreatic cancer that has spread to other organs. No word yet from Swayze's rep on whether the story is true, but our fingers are crossed that…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 5, 2008