I love summer vacation and planning a road trip adventure, but sometimes traveling with young children can be exhausting. It can be tough to keep them entertained. One way to make your summer road trip easier, and get your kids off their handheld video games, is to play an audiobook the entire family can enjoy. Random House Audio and Listening Library have put together an amazing website called tryaudiobooks.com that offers suggestions for audiobook material based on the activity you’ll be ... Continue Reading
An audio book is the perfect way to get your kids reading and keep them entertained.
Are Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth still going to get married? It’s tough to tell …
When Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth announced their engagement, it came as a surprise to almost everyone. People speculated almost immediately the relationship would fall apart before it even got started. Many skeptics pointed to their young age as a reason why the pair should slow things down - but then there was also Miley’s dramatic behavior. Aside from rumors that she had been drinking and getting high, she also drastically changed her appearance, cutting off her signature long brown ... Continue Reading
Details surrounding Chris Kelly’s untimely death.
It’s a sad day for the music industry. Chris Kelly, who was one half of the rap duo, Kris Kross, has died of a possible drug overdose according to CNN. The 34-year-old was found unresponsive in his Atlanta home yesterday, and was later pronounced dead around 5pm that evening. Authorities are investigating the death but a female friend at the scene told paramedics that he had taken a mixture of cocaine and heroin. She was with him after bringing him home “to recover from his drug ... Continue Reading
Is Reality TV exploiting, or even a leading cause in, many recent deaths?
Reality television has become a staple in our viewing diet but is it coming at a price? It seems like every day, a new tragedy is reminding us of the cost of living life under a microscope. Of course, we've rolled our eyes at the misfortunes of the Jersey Shore cast - but being arrested for public drunkenness is not as life shattering as some of the other sadness we've seen. Buckwild (MTV) This show centers on the adventures of nine people who find "unique" ways of enjoying themselves ... Continue Reading
Some Hollywood men don’t seem willing (or able?) to commit to a long-term relationship.
With the busy schedules of celebrities, it's easy to understand how it might be hard to find the perfect person to settle down with. But some starts seem to struggle with commitment issues - rather than a lack of opportunity. Let's take a look at some of Hollywood's most relationship-phobic leading men. John Mayer When he started dating Katy Perry, we all hoped it was going to work out. They were both fiercely protective of their "private" relationship and it seemed to be one of his more ... Continue Reading
Django Unchained, The Impossible, and Silver Linings Playbook will all be released on DVD in April. It’s hard to choose which one to watch first!
This past Oscar season was filled with incredible movies including Les Misérables, Lincoln and Best Picture winner, Argo. While those are already available on DVD, there are some other notable titles being released next month: Django Unchained Quentin Tarantino rarely fails to generate buzz (and controversy) with his inventive plots. In Django Unchained, Academy Award-winner, Jamie Foxx, takes on the title role as a slave enlisted as an assassin who makes his way back to the ... Continue Reading
Many celebrities are suffering from seizures. What could be the cause?
Lil Wayne is the latest celebrity to be hospitalized following seizures. It's an absolutely terrifying medical emergency, one that most of us will never encounter in our lives. Why, then, are we seeing it in young, seemingly healthy stars? Let's take a look at some of the more notable cases. Lil Wayne In October 2012, the rapper suffered from "seizure-like symptoms" but his reps were quick to dismiss the mid-flight crisis as "a severe migraine and dehydration." It was hard to deny ... Continue Reading
Is Justin Bieber on a downward spiral when it comes to appreciating his fans?
While it probably is unreasonable to think that Justin Bieber was ever a really good influence, it seems like things have taken a turn for the worse in recent months. The Canadian pop star was always dogged by rumors about him being bratty but many people shrugged it off as him being a kid who, otherwise, seemed relatively benign. When Justin started dating Selena Gomez, the duo seemed to set the bar for teenage romances. They were playful and youthful on the beach and during holidays ... Continue Reading
How do celebrities handle single parenthood?
Fans expressed their sadness through social media upon hearing the unfortunate news: Michelle Williams and Jason Segel have called it quits. Williams has always been protective of her private life and, somehow, that made the time following ex-Heath Ledger’s death even more tragic – she would have to raise their daughter, Matilda, alone. Williams has kept a relatively low profile over the past couple years, but it warmed everyone’s hearts to think that she might be on the brink of ... Continue Reading