Topic: Pop Culture

Shame On Toys R Us For Caving To The Pearl Clutchers And Removing Breaking Bad Figurines From Shelves

Shame On Toys R Us For Caving To The Pearl Clutchers And Removing Breaking Bad Figurines From Shelves

We heard the news yesterday of outraged mommy Susan Schrivjer gathering signatures on a petition to have Breaking Bad figurines removed from shelves at Toys R Us because of their inappropriateness for children. Never mind the fact that Toys R Us has always stocked “adult” figurines for adult collectors, THINK OF THE CHILDREN! More »

Everyone Hates Renee Zellweger For Proving That Eternal Youth Is Totally Unnatural

Everyone Hates Renee Zellweger For Proving That Eternal Youth Is Totally Unnatural

Let’s be clear: we as a society don’t have a problem with plastic surgery. We have a problem when someone has plastic surgery and fails to convince us they didn’t. No one has a problem with the fact that women in Hollywood are expected to look younger and younger every year – we only have a problem with being reminded that it is not a completely natural state. More »

Moms Who Are Mad About Breaking Bad Action Figures Need To Just Chill Out And Not Buy Them, Yo

Moms Who Are Mad About Breaking Bad Action Figures Need To Just Chill Out And Not Buy Them, Yo

You may have heard that Toys R’ Us has started selling Breaking Bad action figures in their stores. There’s a Jesse Pinkman and a Walter White, there’s a Heisenberg with a gun, there are orange jumpsuits, and there is some adorable teeny tiny meth-making equipment. I think it’s fantastic, but one Florida (damn it, Florida!) mom disagrees with me and has started a petition on Change.org to have them removed from store shelves. More »

Social Media Continues to Stress Out Kids And Destroy Childhoods

Social Media Continues to Stress Out Kids And Destroy Childhoods

Hey, here’s a new concern about kids and technology that I’ve never thought about before but should have! Turns out there is a real relationship between self-esteem and the Like button. I’ve been so worried about my kids not hooking up with pedophiles that I haven’t even thought about what social media will mean to their feelings about themselves. The number of “Likes” they get or “Friends” they have is a numerical, measurable way to assess their popularity and worth. Huzzah, the internet!
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In An Attempt To Make You Feel Old, Neil Patrick Harris’ Twins Turned 4 This Weekend

In An Attempt To Make You Feel Old, Neil Patrick Harrisâ Twins Turned 4 This Weekend

I have a bone to pick with Gideon and Harper, twin children of Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka. They need to stop growing up. They just keep getting older and older, with absolutely no regard for our feelings. They can’t just be babies one day and then suddenly be able to walk and talk and wear button-down shirts the next. That means time is actually moving, and we’re all getting older, and even though it feels like you were 12 yesterday, you’re an adult now with adult responsibilities, and you are not a celebrity kid with a celebrity life. How dare they do this to us? More »

Ellen’s Viagra Commercial Parody Is The Comedy Gift That Keeps On Giving

Ellenâs Viagra Commercial Parody Is The Comedy Gift That Keeps On Giving

Guys, I’m going to go ahead and declare October 9th, as Ellen DeGeneres Day because homegirl has been on a roll today with the funny. To celebrate, we’ll all wear well-tailored suits with sneakers and dance through the streets like life is a party. Every hour on the hour, we’ll stop and take the nearest precocious child under our gentle wing. And every two hours, we’ll record a very hilarious video, like Ellen’s Viagra commercial parody. More »

19 Kids And Counting: Triple Dates, 5K’s And Derby Races

19 Kids And Counting: Triple Dates, 5K's And Derby Races

We open this episode of 19 Kids and Counting with more declarations of who is engaged, who is courting and who is a pathetic spinster- the usual. I will say right now- this pair of episodes were somewhat lackluster and not full of the usual Duggar doins‘ we have all come to expect. I think I know what they are up to. Next week is The Wedding and I have a feeling the Duggar’s are doing the only thing they know- saving it for marriage. See what I did there? More »