• 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 […]
  • Danielle Valente in News

    The End Of Ringling Bros. Circus Is A Huge Win For Animal Rights Activists

    The End Of Ringling Bros. Circus Is A Huge Win For Animal Rights Activists

    After 146 years of entertaining families across the country, “The Greatest Show On Earth” will close its curtains this May. Animals, oddities and silly costumes were staples of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and beloved by children everywhere. But now, the family-friendly event that seemed to be a go-to for generation after generation has […]
  • Danielle Valente on Awards Season

    5 Celebs About To Light Up The Red Carpet And Release Books In 2017

    5 Celebs About To Light Up The Red Carpet And Release Books In 2017

    As far as seasons go, winter is equivalent to Monday mornings: entirely unwelcome and a struggle to endure. But the good news is the awards season provides a much-needed remedy for the winter blues, be it The SAG Awards (Jan. 29) The Grammy Awards (Feb. 12) or The Academy Awards (Feb. 26). And let’s face it: The best […]
  • Danielle Valente in Entertainment

    5 Bestsellers Hit The Big Screen In 2017, So Bring Your Book Club On A Date

    5 Bestsellers Hit The Big Screen In 2017, So Bring Your Book Club On A Date

    Did you ever have that kid in your class who referred to Atticus Finch as Gregory Peck… or worse, Jay Gatsby as Leonardo DiCaprio? There always seem to be those few students who try to take shortcuts by watching a two-hour movie, as opposed to reading an assigned book. More often than not, there’s usually […]
  • Danielle Valente in Celebrity

    Blake Lively Had A ‘Sisterhood’ Reunion On NYE, So 2016 Wasn’t All Bad

    Blake Lively Had A ‘Sisterhood’ Reunion On NYE, So 2016 Wasn’t All Bad

    If you miraculously fit into the same pair of jeans as your best buds, there’s no doubt you’re destined for eternal friendship — even if those jeans were something you wore on-screen during a movie. Giphy Back in high school, I devoured Ann Brashares’ “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” series for its love drama, emotional turmoil […]
  • Danielle Valente in News

    Dad Shoots And Kills Guest Who Won’t Leave Son’s New Year’s Eve Party

    Dad Shoots And Kills Guest Who Won’t Leave Son’s New Year’s Eve Party

    Unfortunately, 2017 literally started off with a bang in one Texas town. In the gated community of Cypress, which also serves as Dry Creek’s private airport, a young man was throwing an invite-only New Year’s Eve party for roughly 200 guests. One attendee, however, got a bit rowdy and reportedly refused to leave. That’s when the young man’s […]
  • Danielle Valente in Celebrity

    Billie Lourd Breaks Silence On Death Of Mom And Grandma With Bittersweet Post

    Billie Lourd Breaks Silence On Death Of Mom And Grandma With Bittersweet Post

    It’s been a heartbreaking few days for 24-year-old Billie Lourd. The “Scream Queens” actress lost both her mother, 60-year-old Carrie Fisher, and her grandmother, 84-year-old Debbie Reynolds, on December 27 and December 28, respectively. After this awful tragedy, the star took to Instagram to share an old-school photo with her “Abadadba” and “Momby” with a sweet, sincere […]
  • Danielle Valente in News

    Devastating Nightclub Pics Surface After Istanbul Terror Attack That Killed 39

    Devastating Nightclub Pics Surface After Istanbul Terror Attack That Killed 39

    We are ringing in 2017 with heavy hearts after a terror attack on an Istanbul nightclub left 39 people dead. ISIS has just claimed responsibility for the horrific incident. In the wake of this tragedy, pictures are surfacing of the suspected Reina nightclub killer as Turkish police attempt to close in on his possible locations, particularly within Yalova and […]