I'm a writer all over the web! I've contributed news, rants, funny lists and entertaining academic fakery at XOJane, The Hairpin, The Barnes and Noble Book Blog, and The Toast, to name but a few. When not writing for the internet, I spend my time writing plays and taunting my cat with bits of pretzel that I will ultimately not let him have.
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It took Brandi Glanville over two years to do it, but tonight on the season finale of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, she effectively ended her friendship with Lisa Vanderpump once and for all. Or at least until the muchly-hyped reunion airs next week. On one hand, it was sad to see what they had peter out with such a whimper rather than a bang. On the other, it was a well overdue parting.
Sure, Ken Todd and Lisa did, as Brandi said, 'adopt' her. But that was during a particularly dark time in her life. Relationships change. We need to change with them. Brandi has grown and healed from the wounds caused by her divorce. Whatever else was going on, Lisa treating her like an injured dove wasn't just unnecessary -- it was also detrimental to Brandi's growth as a person. Oh my god. I am taking this so seriously. This is probably why no one invites me to parties. It's my gravitas. Also my IBS.
If you don't drool over soda bread and the idea of corn beefand cabbage is less than appealing -- you're probably still at a bit of a loss over how to get deliciously festive for St. Patrick's day. While I occupy myself with this entire pot of colcannon, allow me to share with you the sweetest, tastiest, and most thematically appropriate option for all your St. Patty's day baking needs.
These sweet sugar cookies paired with suculent green-to-match frosting will bring the luck of the Irish to all who eat them! You don't need to venture out into a field to hunt for a four leaf clover, you don't need to go any further than your own kitchen! One cookie cutter is really all you need to make these fast, pretty, cookies in honor of the day where we are all a little bit Irish.
Singer Lorde isn't the first diva-on-the-rise to make witchy-fashion her go-to look. One need look no further than Stevie Nicks for proof that I speak true. But Lorde is rocking a fresh new take on the old-school, drape-loving, black-lipstick, and plenty-of-shawls, vibe that Nicks made so popular. Take the outfit she recently rocked at a concert to promote her album Pure Heroine.
Lorde took to the stage rocking an ensemble that made her look way older than her 17 years. Maybe this is part of why those rumors about her being older than she claims keep coming up? With long, flowing locks, her trademark dark purple lipstick, Lorde looked 100% awesome and 80% like Morticia Addams. There is zero shame in that game, friends. Zero shame, I say.
This one will make your skin crawl. Two Texas teenagers were recently arrested. They are alleged to have been involved in the murder of a fellow classmate, 17 year-old Ivan Mejia. The suspects were picked up, when an area motorist reported a car driving erratically down the street. When officers reported to investigate, they found the car abandoned and the two teenage suspects fleeing on foot.
When the arresting officer asked what they had been doing, one responded with words that were absolutely chilling. "We were burying a body," said one of the underage defendants. True enough, when officers investigated this claim, they found Mejia's remains not far from the road. Police are saying that his death was premeditated, though a motive for it is not currently known -- or at least, not currently being released.
This week on Rich Kids of Beverly Hills, Morgan Stewart re-launched her style-and-life blog Boobs and Loubs. This meant a big ol' party (naturally), and a giant trip to New York City with the girls in order to write-up an event taking place there for the aforementioned newly relaunched blog. She scrambled to get ready, made many quips, drank several drinks, and it was all innocuous and entertaining enough.
But the big guffaw-worthy moment was when Morgan shared her passion for Susan Miller, the famous astrologist. GIRL! I also heart Susan Miller! But I tend to mention her by casually discussing my horoscope. Morgan had a particularly Morgan-like way of bringing up Madame Miller. She shared her passion by telling a random they met at a bar in New York to have sex with Roxy because their signs were compatible! I die. And then I try it later on as a wing-woman tactic. I shall report back.