Posts in category "From the Archives"

8 Holiday Disaster Stories: Your holidays will never be this bad ... or this ridiculous

There should be a writer in every family because every family is chock full of material.  (Check out a Thanksgiving screenplay by Fern Ronay) Though, no matter how funny/crazy/dysfunctional your family is, I beg of you … put down the Christmas tree. From the archives ~~~ 8 holiday disaster stories ripped from the headlines ~~~... Read more »

7 Reasons Not to Drink and Drive

‘Tis the season for giving and receiving and, my favorite part, overeating and imbibing … which reminds me of this entry from the Archives ~ always worth a repub ~ Happy New Year! ~~~~~~~ 1. You like your face.  I actually overheard someone once say “I don’t drink and drive because I like my face.”  I... Read more »

Celebrity Quotes Later Claimed to be "Taken Out of Context"

Chloe Sevigny to the AV Club in 2010 on Big Love ~ Sevigny was quoted as saying "It was awful this season, as far as I’m concerned. I’m not allowed to say that! ... It was very telenovela. I feel like it kind of got away from itself. ... I mean, I love the show, I love my character, I love the writing, but I felt like they were really pushing it this last season. ...But I hope the fans will stick with us and tune in next year. There’s a lot of people who really love this season, surprisingly. God, I’m going to get in so much trouble."
Karl Lagerfeld thinks Pippa Middleton is ugly.  Actually, what he said was “I don’t like [her] face. She should only show her back.” I estimate anywhere between 24 to 48 hours – give or take an hour – before his publicist claims it’s all a big misunderstanding, his quotes were taken out of context, blah... Read more »
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Is it allergies or is it ...

the eyes!! *cue thunder, lightning, old Italian lady hunched over with big knuckles and thinning hair (but a heart of gold) ‘Tis the season … of allergies.  Ugh! And, I’m reminded of this entry from the Archives. ~~~ FINALLY, my headache is gone.  I had the worst headache for two straight days. And, I wondered... Read more »

Famous Jennifers

Jennifer Aniston
Today is Learn What Your Name Means Day. Apparently, Jennifer means ‘fair.’ Pffft. And so I am reminded of this entry from the Archives ~~ I never liked being a Jennifer.  It always felt so – what’s the word? – normal.  I’m a lot of things but normal is definitely not one of them.  I... Read more »