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Cara Hall is a writer, painter, lawyer extraordinaire with a semi-terminal obsession with pop culture. Check out her personal blog at

Still 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians'

6/15/2011 6:16pm EDT
Thank goodness season six of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” premiered on Sunday evening, filling the void of what otherwise would have been a moment without the most under-talented, over-exposed family in television clambering desperately for attention. Ryan Seacrest and the other kind folks at E! have ensured another fun-filled summer of Kim and…what are the rest of their names again?

This family has definitely clawed its way into the public conscious, but with no identifiable skill set between the ten of them and a series of shameless, money-grubbing product endorsements, they have c...

Royal Wedding Or Royal Pain?

4/29/2011 6:00pm EDT
The Royal Couple
The Royal Wedding media frenzy has reached its long awaited and much anticipated climax of annoyance. Millions followed the 24-7 coverage surrounding the impending nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton and their dutiful allegiance and support has not been in vain. Today, Kate Middleton’s fairy tale came to a dramatic close. As the world watched, glued to their TV sets, Kate said goodbye to her pauper past when she said “I do” to her prince. Oh wait, Kate Middleton hails from a wealthy, high society, upper-class British family. Oh well…

If you weren’t fortunate enough to procur...

'Scream 4': Another Movie, Another Dollar

4/14/2011 2:02pm EDT
Scream 4
With the release of "Scream 4" on Friday, April 15, Wes Craven will finally have an answer to the question: Can the "Scream" movie franchise be resurrected as easily as the ghost faced killer? It’s been over a decade since the last installment of the "Scream" series was released and now the old gang, at least what’s left of it, is back at it again. Given most of the original cast has been killed off and the remaining ones have aged disgracefully into “Cougar Town” and Betty Ford during the significant time lapse since the last film’s release, Craven has decided to the inject some ne...

The Not So 'Secret Life Of The American Teenager'

3/28/2011 2:26pm EDT
Secret Life of the American Teenager
The fourth season premiere of the “Secret Life of the American Teenager” will air tonight at 8:00pm on ABC Family. For those that have never watched this optimistically ‘family friendly’ jewel, count yourselves lucky. The show’s entire purpose for existence is to provide an accurate portrayal of the life of an average American teenager in the hopes of simultaneously entertaining and educating both teens and their parents with regard to sexual intercourse and also to facilitate open discussions about the topic between the two generations. It purports to inform oblivious parents as to the ...

'Ask Elizabeth': Jessie Spano's Self-esteem Guide For Teens

3/22/2011 11:38am EDT
Elizabeth Berkley
Elizabeth Berkley was on the “Today” show this morning to promote her recently penned book “Ask Elizabeth,” which in conjunction with its namesake website, attempts to dispense advice to teen girls.  Berkley, or for those that grew up in the 90’s, Jessie Spano, is best known for her role as the brainy feminazi pushing her ideals and agenda to the masses at Bayside High in the beloved classic show “Saved by the Bell.” 

Jessie Spano’s main missions in life revolved around being admitted to fictional Stanford parody, Stansbury College, and keeping “macho pig,” A.C. Slater, played by hunky sid...

Billy Ray Cyrus Mends His 'Achy Breaky Heart'

3/21/2011 2:25pm EDT
Billy Ray Cyrus
The country crooner best known for being Miley’s dad has called off the divorce and decided to work things out with wife of 17 years, Tish. In an interview with the ladies of “The View,” which aired Friday, Mar. 18, Cyrus declared, “I want to put my family back together … Things are the best they've ever been."

Just last October, the Cyrus’ announced plans to end their marriage. This proved to be the first link in a chain of events bringing bad publicity to the family. Only a few short months later, a startling video of pop star and teen idol, Miley Cyrus, smoking the natural herb salvi...