We know you, dear MamaPop readers, have lives. Places to go, things to do, jobs to keep and what-not. Which is why we now offer you a look back on the week that was on MamaPop by way of our most popular posts of the past seven days. Please to enjoy.
“‘Sup, guys. I’m River. I explore the wilds of Chuck E. Cheese and my mom’s backyard in $50 cargo shorts. Life’s pretty sweet overall, except that my grandma’s always doggin’ my mom to ‘cut that child’s hair’ because ‘it’s a disgrace and your father would never forgive you.’ Also, sorry about my insufferable smirk. It just happens naturally whenever I wear a sixty-dollar polo shirt.”
Everyone “SQUEEEEEEEEE!” along with me: The Hunger Games premiere (March 23) is nearly upon us. And no one has bigger butterflies than the cast, which just so happens to be teeming with lesser-known celebrity offspring, nephews, and cousins dying to prove themselves…or get out from larger, looming celeb shadows. And while I’m thrilled for the Quaid family that someone else in the brood may take a bite out of Crazy Uncle Randy’s Google stats, I think the brains behind the eagerly anticipated teen-Running-Man-oh-my-God-I-can’t-wait Hunger Games films may have missed some opportunities to tap its celebrity cast’s roots. Well, as Katniss might say: I volunteer!
KISS and Motley Crue want you to get off their lawn, and take your fancy headsets, choreographed dance moves, perfect abs, and glowy lighty things home with you. Because, starting July 20, they’re going to remind the world that rock stars forgot lyrics, blew stuff up, and fumbled with actual instruments. And we liked it.
Eden Wood, of Toddlers & Tiaras, is getting her own TV show, y’all, and we think it’s the best idea since that one mother accidentally mixed her baby’s formula with vodka instead of water. So why stop there? Here at MamaPop, we think the world needs more child-labor in the vein of Kardashiana, and the following cutie-pies would look great plastered across our televisions and tabloids alike, wouldn’t you say?
The Los Angeles Times ran a story yesterday wherein it cited a Pew Research Center study that showed a good number of twenty and thirty-somethings – almost 30% surveyed between ages 25-34 – had returned home at some point during this bleak economic climate to live with their parents. Furthermore, these brave, brave boomerang kids were cool with the arrangement, for the most part.