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So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things. Including why I keep grasping for quotes involving sea mammals. Probably because this is a hard post to write. Here, like a Band-Aid: More » Please support MamaPop by visiting...Show More Summary

Nicole Kidman’s Oscar Win Didn’t Make Her Happy

Why do we link celebs together for eternity, even when they’ve split? Sure, if the separation is fresh then it’s natural to still attach them to one another, but for some reason there are certain celebrities who we will always remember...Show More Summary

Hollywood Plans “It’s A Wonderful Life” Sequel; Hollywood Has Lost Its Mind

I’m 40 years old – so, depending where you are on the birth-to-life scale, I’m either “halfway to dead” or “just starting out.” But one thing my number has afforded me is the right to assert curmudgeon tendencies when it comes to things...Show More Summary

ABC Orders New Singing Competition Show But Don’t Worry, This One Is Totally Different

In case you were wondering, if the world every actually ends, the few survivors who buried themselves in their homemade bunkers will still have something to watch on their Ham TVs while they feast on their stash of Beef-a-Roni, canned peaches and vodka water. Show More Summary

Alec Baldwin Is Sorry For Being An Ahole; Rather, He’s Sorry He Got Caught Being An Ahole

Remember this guy? That Alec Baldwin seemed like a decent fellow. (He was certainly the best of all of the Movie Jack Ryans, ironically less of a blowhard than Harrison Ford’s version, and certainly more interesting than Ben Affleck’s...Show More Summary

Fair Or Unfair: Actors Who Get Blasted When Cast(ed)…

The fan base furor surrounding some of the more recent motion picture castings has been somewhat ear-splitting of late. If only we could somehow harness this enthusiasm and apply it to choosing governments or ending hunger in the third world. Show More Summary

Ladies, Meet Your New Body Image Protection Squad: J-Law, Britney & Miranda

Or more accurately: Meet Your Body Image Protection Squad: J-Law (!), Britney (?) And Miranda (?!). Explanation to follow. Last week a friend sent me a message with this video. I was sold before I even knew exactly what it is that I’m buying. Show More Summary

Gwen Stefani Is A “Low Maintenance” Pregnant Woman Third Time Around

This isn’t Gwen Stefani’s first time around the baby block. In fact, she’s practically old hat at this whole pregnancy business- vintage, super-stylish, chic old hat. Is there anything this woman can’t do while making it all look soShow More Summary

Lock Up Your Daughters, The ‘Flowers in the Attic’ Trailer has Landed

V.C. Andrews, the late author of the simply awful Dollanganger books, wrote“Seek the tarnish and you shall find.” And there is no more apt way to describe the experience of opening Andrews’ most famous novel, Dollanganger “masterwork” Flowers in the Attic. Show More Summary

‘This Is The End’ Was Blockbuster’s Final Store Transaction

As you probably heard, Blockbuster shut down its remaining 300 rental stores last week. The one-time ruler of both my Friday nights and, for a dark time there in ’97, my bank account went out not with a bang, but a whimper. Responses...Show More Summary

Taylor Swift’s Eminem Cover And Five Other Unlikely Covers That Are Begging To Happen

No point beating around the bush. Let’s do this, kids. Band aid approach. Close your eyes and breathe deeply. I’m actually fond of the Tay Tay and I don’t care what the haters say, this can happen to anyone. She was on Froggy radio,Show More Summary

Gwyneth Paltrow Told To Get “Fat” Or Pregnant To Make Us Like Her

Gwyneth Paltrow may not care what we think of her, which is probably a good thing right now, or the lady would be armpit deep in a gallon tub of Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sugar Shock Ripple. Paltrow is currently in a feud with Vanity Fair...Show More Summary

Mariah Carey Compares “American Idol” Gig To Working In Hell

American Idol returns to FOX on January 15, 2014, so stock up on earplugs and broken-dream mops over the holidays, because in the first few rounds we’re bound to be introduced to people who would have done better in life had they had honest parents. Show More Summary

This Week In Mark Wahlberg: Opinions And A Hamburger-Centric Reality Show

Despite not making the sequel to The Happening (The Happening II: What’s Happening Now?) Mark Wahlberg is still a busy fellow. He has a new movie coming out, and is prepping a reality series, and probably has something to do with the...Show More Summary

Pretty Girl No More: Cameron Diaz Is Miss Hannigan In “Annie” Remake

I don’t like change. I still have a pair of jeans from high school, I’ll scour dusty shelves in distant town drugstores for the last roll-on deodorant, and don’t think for a minute that if “Gee Your Hair Smells Terrific” was still available I wouldn’t be using it. Show More Summary

Why We Love Justin Timberlake, Shoulder Chip And All

Recently, a friend asked “Why is Justin Timberlake a thing?” It’s a fair question. Why is Justin Timberlake suddenly everywhere after flying low(er) under the pop news radar? For years, there was Justin Timberlake, boy band teen idol. Show More Summary

Here They Are: Meet “Fifty Shades of Grey” Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele

As soon as “Fifty Shades of Grey” hit bookshelves and bed stands everywhere, the first question after “Come on; is this a literary joke?” was “Who will play these two insufferables in the film adaptation?” Before I go any further, let...Show More Summary

Alec Baldwin Faces Stalker In Court: Hijinks Ensue

I’ve always heard that you attract the similar. So, if you are a positive point of light who works for the betterment of humanity, you will be rewarded for that in the company which comes to surround you. In the converse, if you act like a jerk, then that’s what you get. Show More Summary

Kelly Clarkson And New Husband “Do It Like Rabbits” And Now I’m Done With Sex Forever

Kelly Clarkson is awesome; hands down, debate none, no question, I am rubber you are glue. I don’t know enough about her new husband Brandon Blackstock to make a judgement call yet, but I’ll bet he’s pretty cool because I don’t think Clarkson has a high threshold for bullshit. Show More Summary

Jennifer Lawrence Comforts Crying Fan & Now I’m Crying Too

Jennifer Lawrence — who is only two years older than Miley Cyrus, by the way, BOOM — continues to succeed her quest to unseat Tom Hanks as Gosh Darned Nicest Movie Star On Earth Who I’d Like To Go Eat Waffles With. While being interviewed...Show More Summary

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