Category - Pop Culture

The Official Guide to Posing for “HOW I GOT MY BODY BACK!” Magazine Covers

Immediately after giving birth, many celebrity moms stare into their beautiful newborn’s eyes and think:  “Oh, my gawd — I have to get ready for my ‘HOW I GOT MY BODY BACK!’ magazine shoot!”  It really should be a top priority, which is why we at The Laughing Stork have thoughtfully prepared a guide to help famous moms get ready for these all-important magazine covers.

1. DO request a healthy amount of retouching “assistance.”

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Game Time: Name the Celebrity Voices Behind These TV Cartoon Characters

Although it’s become trendy for A-list celebrities to lend their voices to animated movies, we rarely hear about the celebrities behind cartoon characters on television.  Let’s see if you know the famous faces behind these small screen characters:

1.  The man who provides the squawk for Skully — the small parrot lookout who helps foil Captain Hook’s plans in Jake and the Never Land Pirates — isn’t so Scary, after all.  [Answer here]

2.  The girl behind the whine of Phineas & Ferb tattle tale, Candace, has said good-bye to “High School.”  [Answer here]

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2013 Oscars Fashion Police: Hosted by a Mom and a Three-Year-Old

Now that my daughter is three, she has opinions on pretty much everything — from what she wears to the songs I’m allowed to sing (not many).  So I thought I would collect her opinions on something that really matters:  what the stars wore to the Oscars.  Our conversations went something like this:

Naomi Watts in Armani Prive

ME:  Oh, wow.  She looks stunning.

THREE-YEAR-OLD:  Not good.

ME: What?  Why?

THREE-YEAR-OLD:  She looks like a robot!  (Falls into fit of giggles.)

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