While I spent Christmas begrudgingly making small talk with family members I see once a year, Grimes was busy writing a song and making a music video alongside her stepbrother, rapper Jay Worthy. “Christmas Song II (Grinch)” serves as a sequel to a song they teamed up for that was released as a bonus track [...]
Now that Christmas is over, do you feel like your house is more cluttered? Are you still sifting through the presents, gift cards, and stocking stuffers? I am! While I’m grateful for family members and friends that love us and give us...Show More Summary
Police officers in Texas City fatally shot and killed a man identified by family members as Carlton Smith, a 20-year-old African-American.
A sad story this Christmas has left a grandmother and her three young grandsons dead after a house fire in Ohio. The bodies of the four family members have been tentatively identified after the large fire at a home in Washington Court House, Ohio. Show More Summary
A foundation dedicated to taking care of injured or fallen service members and their families is raising money for the families of Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, the two NYPD officers who were fatally shot last week.
If 2013 was the year that the fashion world officially and unabashedly embraced Kim Kardashian as one of its own, then 2014 is the year that it made her (and many members of her extended family) its go-to cash cow. Did you have a product,...Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. There are few things as exciting as being pregnant over the Christmas holiday and Jill Duggar proves this by showing how she and the many, many members of her immediate and extended family celebrated the holiday. Show More Summary
Yeah, I could've told you that.
If you're in need of a belated gift for an annoying family member you forgot about, then Neil Patrick Harris has a lazy solution. Just tell them to watch him host the Oscars. It's a totally logical gift idea. His presence is a present, you see. Watch him tell us to watch him, in this promo for the awards, which airs on Feb. 22 (in the year 2015!). Read more...
Making their traditional Christmas Day outing, Prince William and Kate Middleton joined Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry and several other members of the Royal Family for church in King’s Lynn, England on Thursday (December 25). The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were in good spirits as they exited St. Show More Summary
Every time I come home for Christmas, my folks ask me to fix something technology-related in their home. They're very intelligent people and generally good with Macs, but somehow I always end up having to troubleshoot something. (This...Show More Summary
Happy holidays, all of you trying out your new laptops and tablets and smart-dental implants and whatever! I bet you're about 20 minutes from punching every member of your family right in their stupid faces right now, so why don't we calm down with a nice little quiz. A Jalopnik quiz! Read more...
Kate Middleton stepped out on Christmas Day to attend church service with the Queen and other members of the royal family, but her young son was nowhere to be seen. Kate, apparently recovering from the case of severe morning sickness...Show More Summary
On the first day of Christmas, Mania gave to me... a brabo from underneath. As you all get back in touch with family members for long enough to remember the reason(s) you spend the other 51 weeks staying away from them, get wasted on...Show More Summary
It's the most uncomfortable time of the year. While it is the season for baking, decorating and exchanging gifts, it is also the season of spending several days forcing awkward conversations with extended family members who still think...Show More Summary
SMART: JetBlue offering free flights to cops to attend slain NYPD officers’ funerals. “The New York-based airline is also working with its partners to have family members of one of the slain officers, Wenjian Liu, flown in from overseas.”
Popular vlog "Mental Floss" is serving up some collectible and quotable trivia about popular holiday songs that will surely help you make the perfect segue when that one family member of yours starts spouting crazy conspiracy theories at your next...
The photograph is part of one of the many murals of Austin, Texas, where I'm hanging out with some dear family members on Christmas Eve. The post title is a line from an old Donovan song. The mural is right outside a café — one of the...Show More Summary
Quick note: If you’re searching for a gift for a writer friend or family member, consider giving the gift of a subscription to Writer’s Digest magazine. Click here for details. For today’s prompt, write an excitement poem. Excitement can be a good thing, but excitement can often lead to very bad things. Show More Summary
Be honest. How many of your relatives have emailed you the C-SPAN clip of the exasperated mother calling in to berate her politically-divided pundit sons for their incessant bickering? If the answer is more than one, you might benefit...Show More Summary