Fame, Success and Honey Boo Boo

There are occasional moments when I feel so confused by an aspect of our culture, it’s like being an anthropologist studying an obscure tribe, or Jane Goodall observing chimps. Usually those moments have to do with my teenagers – a joke they think is hysterical which goes completely over my head, or my 16-year-old trying to explain what makes a video go viral. (He discovered “Gangnam Style” before it had a million hits, which gives him some authority as being ahead of the pop culture curve.) When one of my videos topped 8,000 hits, his reaction was, “Well, mom, that’s viral for old people.” Read More Fame, Success and Honey Boo Boo

Kardashian Christmas Photos Through The Ages–Starring Leather + Hair!

The  2010 Kardashian Christmas photo was released this week, and it features America’s favorite family (if the Obamas want to compete, they better get Malia and Sasha modeling contracts, stat!) in a pose that combines Addams Family gloominess with Boardwalk Empire-style gangster-cred (little Mason is in a pinstriped suit for crying over easy) with what I can only assume is a hefty dose of Photoshop’s airbrushing tool. Plus, Scott Disick has never looked so orange nor so American Psycho-esque. Go look at the photo if you must, but I can’t promise your eyes won’t bleed. Read More Kardashian Christmas Photos Through The Ages–Starring Leather + Hair!