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  • Snow White Reunites Family

    Posted by Kristen Flowers
    Alyssa Brown

    A LITTLE girl who wished upon a star at Disneyland is proof that dreams really can come true.

    Alyssa Brown, 4, had no idea when she visited the wishing well at the California theme park with Snow White that she would be reunited with her father, a Marine serving in Afghanistan.

    The heartwarming surprise reunion was captured on camera by the little girl's mother, the Daily Mail reported.

    In the footage, Alyssa is seen skipping towards the well and kneeling down with the Disney princess to make her wish.

     
    Alyssa Brown

    Covering her eyes, she said: "I wish with all my heart that my daddy would come home."

    The little girl, who had not seen her father Marine Lt Scott Brown for seven months, opened her eyes to see him kneeling before her.

    She joyfully rushed into his arms and gave him a huge hug.

    Alyssa's mother later told Los Angeles TV station KTLA that her daughter had been having a hard time dealing with her beloved father's absence.

    Alyssa Brown

    And now that father and daughter have been happily reunited, what's Alyssa's next wish? The little girl now wants a puppy, her mother says.

  • Small Cat, Big World

    Posted by Kristen Flowers
    Scottish photographer George Logan and retoucher Tony Swinney let’s you imagine what it would be like if your cat wasn’t just a purring ball of fur. As a part of “Big Cat, Small Cat” ad campaign for Whiskas, they created a series of funny images showing tiny domestic cats chasing after antelopes, zebras, elephants and doing other “big cat” stuff.
  • Kristen's Quickies

    Posted by Kristen Flowers

    A senior at Pepperdine University made one of those YouTube videos asking Joe Jonas to attend her formal with her.  He couldn't make it, but he filmed a video offering to take HER to a concert of his in July. 

     

    Gwyneth Paltrow admits she has one guilty pleasure:  Every Saturday night, she smokes one American Spirit cigarette.  She also says she'll never use Botox again, because it made her look like Joan Rivers. . . although she does admit she gets laser treatments.

     

    "Scary Movie 5" opens this weekend up against "42", the movie about baseball hall of famer Jackie Robinson.

     

    The "Veronica Mars" movie Kickstarter campaign ends today, after raising $5 million.  Its original goal was $2 million, which it earned in a single DAY.  Meanwhile, Melissa Joan Hart has set up a Kickstarter page for a romantic comedy she wants to make.  She's seeking $2 million, but so far, she's only made a little over $12,000.

     

    The phony children's book "Go The [BLANK] to Sleep" is being made into a MOVIE.  The script hasn't even been written yet, so details are scarce at this point.

     

    "The Office" is ending its nine-season run next month.  To celebrate, there's going to be a public "wrap party" in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where the show is set, and some of the cast members are going to show up.

     

    Lady Gaga has been on the shelf since undergoing hip surgery in February, and "sources" tell "Life & Style" magazine that she won't be back in action until September, at the earliest. 

     

    The craziness continues for Amanda Bynes. She said that the reason she is wearing bad wigs is because she shaved her head, because her hair was so damaged. Also on twitter yesterday she announced that she no longer speaks to her parents.

  • The Cola Wars Heat Up!

    Posted by Kristen Flowers

    Taylor Swift is the latest singer to jump on the soda promo bandwagon -- she's the new face of Diet Coke.

    On Wednesday, the first official ad for T-Swift's Diet Coke campaign was released and (of course) it's pretty adorable.

    Check out the video to see how the blonde beauty writes her famous lyrics!

     
     

    The 23-year-old's not the only pop star who has lent their name to a soda brand -- Beyonce is the latest face of Pepsi and debuted her (solo) promo with the beverage earlier this month.


     
    Just for fun check out Britney Spears' 2001 Pepsi commercial -- such a classic. 

  • Would You Date This Guy?

    Posted by Kristen Flowers

    We love listener emails but this one is tricky! It started a heated discussion in our office and so we thought we would share it with you and get your reaction!

    "I just started dating this great guy. But the other night we were having a deep conversation about our past relationships when he dropped a bomb on me. He told me that he use to date another guy. He said that was never sexual and it ended after a month. He wants to still date me but I am not sure I can date someone who was with someone of their same sex in the past. Am I overeacting or should I move on?" 

     

    -Allison

     

    That one is TOUGH! What do you think Allison should do? 

  • Get The "Girls" Experience

    Posted by Kristen Flowers

    I stole this from Jennifer Odell's at MSN.com

    Where do the Q-tip-injured lives and drab-walled apartments of Lena Dunham's "Girls" characters end and real life begin? On Craigslist, apparently, where you can get "the real-life 'Girls' experience" for the low, low cost of $1500 a month in Brooklyn.


    In what promises to be an "ironic" but "real" "roommate-wanted" ad sussed out by the peeps at Jezebel, a sardonic Craigslist poster seeks a mildly unfulfilled 20-something to share a "livable and trendy but trashy-enough-tocomplain-about-apart​ment" in Williamsburg. To wit: 

    "Are you a fan of the HBO TV show Girls? Do you want to be happy and to stop living experiences for other people? Do you believe that your life represents a commentary on the state of the Caucasian, 20-something, used-to-be-upper-mid​dle-class-but-now-on​ly-sometimes-benefit​-from-the-wealth-and​-status-of-your-pare​nts demographic? Well search no further; we have the perfect living experience for you."

    For starters, your future roomies might as well have just stepped off an HBO set. There's a "Hannah [for reals] with the fashion sense of a homeless kindergartener," and "one gay roommate" who promises to be "neurotic, judgmental, and certainly more attractive than you." The ad continues:

    "Both of us graduated from college two years ago and moved to New York to 'follow our careers.' Watch as we navigate the minefield that is our 20s and tackle the challenges of our generation, including: Is it appropriate to sleep with [person X], and would you judge me if I did? Which Thai restaurant should I order from tonight? And how does one install a coat rack onto an electrical panel? (But really if you know the answer to that last one, please drop us a line.)"

    The kids are willing to toss in "experiences" such as: "concerts by local bands that we're only at because we're friends of a friends ... warehouse parties ... hanging out in Greenpoint ... gallery openings that are incredibly meaningful to us on a deep personal level," and, of course, "lots of angst."

    There's a room, too, although Hannah's stinky, sometimes-boyfriend,​ Adam, would be better at explaining the birds and the bees to a child than these folks are at sharing architectural details: "It's a room. There's a window. What more are you looking for? Okay; if you're interested, I'll send you photos or whatever, but they're going to be instagramed."

    What T.V. show world would you want to live in? 

  • Healthy Dog Put Down Due to Dying Wish

    Posted by Kristen Flowers

    This was making WORLD WIDE news so we knew that we had to talk about this...

    A community in Terre Haute is up in arms after the family of a recently deceased blind woman killed her healthy guide dog so he could be buried alongside her.



    The woman died of cancer on March 8 and after telling her children that she wanted her loyal Labrador, to be buried along with her. However, the dog was a healthy 5-year-old dog.

    To fulfill the mother's wish, the animal was buried with her.  The family began to receive death threats.

    A veterinary assistant at the local animal Hospital said, "the neighborhood was really angry. People were saying they should burn in hell."


    Sadly, this is not the first time this has happened. 

    Where do you stand on this? 

  • Your Crying Kid Makes Me Laugh!

    Posted by Kristen Flowers

    Most toddlers will cry over almost anything, but not all have web-savvy fathers who see their tikes’ meltdowns as a way to have a laugh online. Greg Pembroke, of Rochester, N.Y., has started a Tumblr page, “Reasons My Son is Crying,” devoted to his sons’ temper tantrums.

    From tears over a piece of broken cheese, to riding in the car seat, to the volume of “The Hokey Pokey” being turned down from “ear-splittingly loud” to only “mind-numbingly loud,” the adoring dad snaps photos of his 20-month-old and three-year-old boys mid-meltdown and captions them accordingly. The result couldn’t be more hilarious. “They have little meltdowns all the time,” Pembroke told ABCNews.com. “They just cry for like seven seconds and then are on to the next thing. Anyone that has toddlers or has been around toddlers knows it can be very frustrating. But what I was trying to do is get some humor out of it.”

    Lets all have a good laugh!

     

    We put this pillow behind his head so he didn’t hurt himself on the window frame.

     

    I wouldn’t let him drink bath water.

     

     

    His brother’s boots don’t fit.

     

    I gave him a cup of water.

     

     

    I turned the volume of The Hokey Pokey down… from “ear-splittingly loud” to only “mind-numbingly loud”.

  • Justin Bieber's New Look!

    Posted by Kristen Flowers

    Today's news about Justin Bieber is lighter than it has been lately.

    It's not that he has collapsed onstage, canceled a concert, attacked a paparazzo, or been banned from a club, but simply that the 19-year-old has cut his hair. That's right, the Biebs has a new 'do.

    The "Boyfriend" singer's new look features a partially shaved head, just like Rihanna and Miley Cyrus have both worn in recent years, and somewhat reminiscent of that totally awesome style icon, Mike Score of A Flock of Seagulls, back in the '80s.

    It's edgier than the sideswept locks he sported when he first hit the scene as a teeny bopper, and s a lot less polished (read: gelled) than the super-styled coif he's worn lately.

    So, what do you think?

  • Kristen's Quickies

    Posted by Kristen Flowers

    Tom Cruise admits that he wasn't expecting Katie Holmes to leave him. But he adds, quote, "Life is a challenge. To be 50 and have experiences and think you have everything under control, and then it hits you . . . that's what life is. Life is tragicomic. You need a certain sense of humor."

    This could be completely bogus, but a gossip website claims that Katy Perry was making out with her ex-husband Russell Brand at a place called Soho House in Los Angeles.

    There have been some rumors lately that Chris Brown and Rihanna broke up. But Rihanna had a show Monday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and Chris watched most of it from the VIP area.

    On "Letterman" last night, Lindsay Lohan got grilled about why she is not in rehab yet. She said she's starting her 90-day rehab stint on May 2nd. She also called rehab, quote, "a blessing not a curse." Dave grilled Lindsay on whether or not she's an addict, and what she's addicted to, but she didn't give him any real answers. 


    President Obama has been deemed the most literate of the 10 most-followed celebrities on Twitter. Katy Perry and Lady Gaga were close behind. Their Tweets clock in at about a sixth-grade level. Justin Bieber finished dead last. His Tweets aren't even above a first-grade level.

     

    Radaronline reports that Jessica Simpson’s mom Tina was so devastated when she found out hubby Joe was cheating on her with a man that she wrote a suicide note in which she threatened to not only kill herself, but to shoot Joe over his infidelities. She didn’t destroy the letter and a source says Joe found it. He gave to his divorce lawyer to use as a bargaining tool for a settlement.

    "Breaking Bad" will come to an end this summer . . . but "TV Guide" says there could be a spin-off, starring Bob Odenkirk's character, Saul Goodman. There are no deals in place yet, but supposedly Bob would be interested.

    Alec Baldwin may be the next late night host. Deadline.com reports that NBC has been in talks with Baldwin about possibly taking over the 1:35 am hour, currently held by Last Call with Carson Daly.

  • The Most RIDICULOUS Prom Dresses!

    Posted by Kristen Flowers

    I guess I am just getting old because I am starting to look down on the younger generations, so excuse me if you have heard this before.

    "In my day"...I never would have worn something like this to Prom! I wore a full length light blue dress that had thin straps and I thought it was very pretty. These dresses are ridiculous! Who is letting their kid wear one of these out of the house?

    Do you have any rules about what your daughter can/can't wear to Prom?