Articles by Laura
October 15, 2012
Halloween is just a couple of weeks away, and even though there’s a strong temptation to save costume planning until minutes before your Halloween party, there’s an even stronger drive to come up with a really awesome costume so that you can compete with the Halloween crowd and possibly snag yourself a sexy werewolf, or, more likely, a Mitt Romney lookalike who is breaking Mormon character by getting wasted…
January 30, 2012
I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t have time to see all the arty, critically acclaimed and popular movies that come out each year—for instance, I heard Drive was good, and I still intend to see it when it comes out on video—but there were 10 films that struck me this year, and here they are!
January 19, 2012
If you’ve seen the recent print ads for Kelsey Grammer’s new show, Boss, you know that their overly serious nature is just begging for a comedic reappropriation. You’re welcome.
July 16, 2011
The Chinese network ICN has a news show about Chinese and international news that I watch sometimes, and it’s anchored by an absolutely bewitching little slip of a man, Zhong Shi. He captured my heart a few months ago, and ever since I have been tuning in occasionally to catch bits of his weird quasi-American [...]
April 28, 2011
When I go through a breakup, I tend to alternate between wanting to listen to depressing-ass tear-jerker songs and inspiring singlehood anthems. Since you never know where the rollercoaster of relationship withdrawal will take you, I’ve included five of each, with links to YouTube videos…
March 18, 2011
…I hate to tell her this, but two of her kids have seen the Ring video.
January 31, 2011
Which movies lived up to the hype, and which left us feeling kinda cheated?
January 29, 2011
Because who has time for quality music?
January 19, 2011
Liz and Laura are indeed on Twitter, at @lizlaura in case you’re not already following us, and we’ve put a whole lot of nonsense out into the abyss in the last couple of years. But these are a few of the glimmering tidbits of quasi-humor (or even, dare I say it, insight) that we were [...]
January 16, 2011
It seems like no time has passed since the last Golden Globe Awards, but the 2011 awards are upon us and airing tonight! I always get excited on award show days, what with the red carpet coverage, the celebrity musical numbers, the uncomfortable banter between wildly mismatched celebrity presenters, and of course, Jon Hamm. I [...]