Get ready to do the time warp again, because “Rocky Horror Picture Show” is having a real moment. Next Tuesday’s episode of “Glee
” will be an homage to the ’70s rock opera that still plays at midnight showings all around the country. Rachel
will of course channel Susan Sarandon
as Janet. Finn will be her Brad and Kurt will be Riff Raff. Apparently, John Stamos
was originally going to be Dr. Frank-N-Furter, but the network wasn’t so comfortable with him signing “Sweet Transvestite.” So Mercedes will do it instead. And that’s not all. Apparently, “Glee” creator Ryan Murphy
is in talks to direct a remake of the flick.
Since many members of The Frisky staff have fond “Rocky Horror” memories (will I ever forget the time my car broke down on the way home from a midnight screening and how awkward I felt talking to the tow truck driver while I was dressed as Columbia?), we thought we’d share them after the jump. Keep reading »
We’re just about a week away from Halloween and the creepy movies are back in spades. I guess that watching “Paranormal Activity 2″ would be cheaper than most haunted houses. And you don’t have to get any hay on your butt, if you don’t want to. Most of the other movies are about varying degrees of desperation. I guess this time of year lends itself to that kind of thing—wallowing in the dying bits before everything’s iced over and reborn. Or maybe I’m just projecting? Keep reading »
Burning 500 calories a day without any cardiovascular exercise? Sign me up!
Oh wait, you mean I have to go through childbirth and then breastfeed a baby? Damn it, New York State Department of Health. There you go burying the lede. Keep reading »
I prefer scary movies that involve poltergeists, so this scary flick will be a shock to my system. On Monday night at 9 p.m. (EST), MSNBC will air “The Assassination of Dr. Tiller,” a documentary film narrated by Rachel Maddow about the murder of a Wichita, Kansas, abortion provider by an anti-choice extremist. Dr. George Tiller was gunned down inside his church in May 2009 by Scott Roeder, who is now serving life in prison. Keep reading »
Check out this “Save the Date” wedding video from Austin, TX, couple Hayden and Sean. Depending on how you feel about Wes Anderson’s twee world, this video is either utterly cute or terribly annoying. Regardless, it emulates “Rushmore” and “The Royal Tenenbaums” to a tee. [BuzzFeed
] Keep reading »