Thu Feb 12
You can't hear the name "Dora" without starting to sing, "Doo, doo, doo, doo, doo Dora!" can you? The power of Dora is difficult to deny, which is why you should buy your tickets to the live Radio City Music Hall stage spectacle , which is in town between April 8-12. If you order now, you can save $5 (hey, two and a half subway rides!) off select performances. Just click here and use the code WEBDORA .
Since when is reproducing a charity cause?
Wed Feb 11
We're guessing you've already heard the news about Nadya Sulema giving birth to octuplets on January 26 in California...but did you know she's now taking donations? As if there weren't enough backlash about her seeking reproductive assistance after already having six kids, now the mom's looking for a handout. She just launched a website asking for donations to help her take care of her 14 children. Um, we're sorry-- what??? Lady, are you for real? Just months before the implantation, the mother of six filed for bankruptcy. Is girlfriend aware of how much kids cost? Is she aware of anything?! It's beyond preposterous. The next time she goes to the doctor, we hope it's to a shrink. Let's all pray she and her brood aren't "rewarded" with their own reality show...and if they are, let's all agree not to watch!
Wed Feb 11
The absolute best thing about working in the media world? No, not interviewing celebs or hitting see-and-be-seen events. It's the delicious treats we receive. Today, a giant box of rice crispy treats from the Crispery landed on my desk in varieties I never knew existed: Froot Loop, caramel, cookies and cream, s'mores. The gooey treats were like crack--I'm pretty sure I tried every type (I think 10 in total--don't judge me!), and they were all delish . Sure I fell into a sugar coma, but it was worth it! Though the Crispery is Web-based (which means you can order boxes and boxes without being judged), its goodies are available at these NYC spots: Zabar's Dylan's Candy Bar Petak's Westside Market Garden of Eden
New York Comic Con -- Sunday Recap
Mon Feb 9
[node:] I admit: I made a grave miscalculation on the last day of the con. For the first time in my life, I decided to dress up in a costume. My choice: Miss Piggy, not only because, as I told WPLJ radio, "She is a hero to full-figured feminists everywhere," but because I had the costume lying around...since Halloween. Unfortunately, coming in costume meant that folks were taking photos of me, instead of the other way around. So I admit my last slide show is rather paltry. I also didn't get to one panel on Sunday. Who knew Miss Piggy was so popular! I was stopped every few feet, by both kids and adults, who wanted to pose with me. I hope everyone who went had as much fun as I did! I ended up buying my daughter a bunch of cool indie books (a Mermaid comic by the artist behind the Finding Nemo book; the '50s retro-looking Got Your Nose by Ragnar). We also picked up a good deal of swag, including a light-up Wonder Woman tiara. I'm almost sad the con is over...almost....
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