• Danielle Valente on Just The Way You Are

    6 Books That Will Change The Way You See The World When You Need It Most

    6 Books That Will Change The Way You See The World When You Need It Most

    Did you feel it? That jolt… you know, the Earth tilting on its axis? Oh, don’t worry. That was just your latest read turning your world upside down. Books have a funny way of doing that — completely changing your perspective on life. They have the power to morph you into an entirely different person with new thoughts […]
  • Danielle Valente on Eat Your Heart Out

    BrunchCon Is The Sunday Funday Every Mimosa-Lover Has Been Dreaming Of

    BrunchCon Is The Sunday Funday Every Mimosa-Lover Has Been Dreaming Of

    Armed with an empty plate and a plastic glass begging for an early-morning mimosa, 2,500 hungry attendees filed into Grand Prospect Hall for New York’s first-ever BrunchCon this Sunday. “If you don’t brunch hard, I feel like it’s not worth it to brunch at all,” the event’s founder, Sarelyn Radecke, said. “I like how it’s a fusion of […]
  • Danielle Valente on Women's History Month

    ‘Strong Is The New Pretty’ Is The Book All Women (And Men) Need Right Now

    ‘Strong Is The New Pretty’ Is The Book All Women (And Men) Need Right Now

    There’s nothing more fearless than a strong woman (or little girl!). On the heels of International Women’s Day — and right in time for Women’s History Month — photographer Kate Parker embraces all there is to love about being a lady with her first book, “Strong Is The New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being […]
  • Danielle Valente in TV

    Connie Britton Posts Emotional Instagram After Insane ‘Nashville’ Episode

    Connie Britton Posts Emotional Instagram After Insane ‘Nashville’ Episode

    Full discolure: Major “Nashville” spoilers ahead. Nashies, it’s with a heavy heart I share Connie Britton’s Instagram post about our beloved Rayna Jaymes. Leading up to the show’s latest episode, “If Tomorrow Never Comes,” we were met with slight hope — slight teasing from the Nashville CMT Instagram that featured Rayna alive in the hospital after her car accident (you […]
  • Danielle Valente on Off The Grid

    7 Unique Destinations Every Book Lover Should Add To Their Travel Wishlist

    7 Unique Destinations Every Book Lover Should Add To Their Travel Wishlist

    They say a book transports us to another world when we open its pages, and fortunately for readers everywhere, we’re able to take our love of literature on the road when we travel. What vacation’s complete without a stop at the local bookshop? How could you pass up walking through a new town’s library? Giphy Literature is a safe […]
  • Danielle Valente on Eat Your Heart Out

    This Glorious Brunch Festival Is Basically The Coachella Of Mimosas

    This Glorious Brunch Festival Is Basically The Coachella Of Mimosas

    If there’s anything that’ll get me up before 11 on a Sunday, it’s a breakfast sandwich and iced coffee from Court Street Grocers. This egg-caffeine combo is more of a necessity than the multivitamins in my cabinet that are about to expire. I wish I was kidding. Giphy New Yorkers — particularly Brooklynites — do not take the […]
  • Danielle Valente in Film

    ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Is Becoming A Broadway Musical, Written By Elton John

    ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Is Becoming A Broadway Musical, Written By Elton John

    Fashionistas, rejoice! Our favorite faux Anna Wintour, Miranda Priestly — who has made her way from page to screen — is now set to hit the Broadway stage. Producer Kevin McCollum has been working on this project for two years, but it now looks as though the wheels are finally in motion, as Elton John and […]
  • Danielle Valente in Entertainment

    5 Book Recommendations From Obama That Should Be Required Reading For Everyone

    5 Book Recommendations From Obama That Should Be Required Reading For Everyone

    Now that President Obama is stepping down, we’re pretty certain he’ll have time to join our book club. Giphy Judging from his chat with The New York Times’ Chief Book Critic Michiko Kakutani on January 13, he’d be an invaluable member. Kakutani wrote, Not since Lincoln has there been a president as fundamentally shaped — in […]
  • Danielle Valente on Presidential Election 2016

    People Are Rallying For Health Care Across The Country With #OurFirstStand

    People Are Rallying For Health Care Across The Country With #OurFirstStand

    People across the country united today for “Our First Stand: Save Health Care Rally” — an national event aimed at fighting Republicans’ efforts to repeal Obamacare, defund Planned Parenthood and make cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. #OurFirstStand has been circulating across social media with photos of the turnouts in various cities. San Francisco, California Crowd gathering […]
  • Danielle Valente on Love IRL

    Obama’s Down-To-Earth Love Advice Helped His Staffers, And It Can Help You

    Obama’s Down-To-Earth Love Advice Helped His Staffers, And It Can Help You

    In case you weren’t convinced President Obama and Michelle Obama are #relationshipgoals, let me get you up to speed. Giphy It’s just been revealed that our 44th president of the United States was known to help out his staffers who were contemplating popping the question to their significant others. In between running the country — taking down Al-Qaeda’s […]
  • Danielle Valente in Celebrity

    Kim Kardashian Is The Queen Of Four-Wheeling While Cruising To ‘Ridin’ Dirty’

    Kim Kardashian Is The Queen Of Four-Wheeling While Cruising To ‘Ridin’ Dirty’

    Man, does this look like a strenuous business trip or what? On January 14, Kim Kardashian was ridin’ dirty in the Dubai dessert with buddies while supporting friend and makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic, who was holding master classes in the city and using the reality starlet as his model. But enough about work — that’s boring. Let’s […]
  • Danielle Valente in TV

    Nick Viall Is Nothing More Than A ‘Beard Hunk’ In ‘SNL’s’ ‘Bachelor’ Parody

    Nick Viall Is Nothing More Than A ‘Beard Hunk’ In ‘SNL’s’ ‘Bachelor’ Parody

    If there’s one thing we can rely on in this world, it’s the fact “SNL” will always hop on board the crazy train when wild stuff goes down in pop culture. If we need some comic relief while contemplating our country’s future (looking at you, Trump), or if we’re looking for a good giggle while talking about the latest contestant […]