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It’s a sad, sad day in the animal kingdom as arguably one of the most adored pooches of all time hangs up his acting collar. Yes, it’s true: Uggie, the scene-stealing Jack Russell terrier who played sidekick to Jean Dujardin in The Artist, is retiring. His trainers Omar Von Muller and Sarah Clifford have announced that the camera-loving canine is ready to bid farewell to the red carpet at the ripe old age of 10 for scruffier pastures.
Needless to say, it’s been a busy year for Uggie. He first wooed audiences as Queenie in last year’s Water for Elephants and continued his rise in The Artist, where he loyally braved fire to save George Valentin. Plus, the fact that this tiny terrier evoked the ‘Aww’ heard around the world at the Golden Globes when the cast of The Artist took the stage should speak to his star power.
I think I may have found the ultimate cure for the beating the winter-Monday blues: Have your favorite football team head to the Super Bowl (Go Giants!) and then look at photos for the lineup for this year’s painfully adorable Puppy Bowl. Huzzah! Puppies and sports! Take that, rainy January Monday!
Just hours after it was determined that the New York Giants would be facing off against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI, Animal Planet announced their lineup for Puppy Bowl VIII. Among the unbearably cute pooches competing in the wildly popular televised event (last year saw a staggering 9.2 million people tuning in for Puppy Bowl programming) are a 10-month-old Dachshund named Shiloh (“Fun Fact: Has read all the Harry Potter books”), a floppy-eared 13-week-old Terrier named Marbles (!), and a 14-week-old Miniature Aussie Mix named Tattoo who is so fluffy I’m going to die! Check out the entire lineup here. But, be warned, it’s NSFW — in that you will distract everyone in your office with a torrent of “D’awwwwwwwwww“s!
Puppy Bowl VIII begins at 3 p.m. EST on Sunday, Feb. 5, on Animal Planet. D’awwww.
From their first meeting, Leonard and Penny’s beauty and the geek story was a special one. Though he lacked the self-confidence to actually ask the bold, blonde beauty from across the hall out on a date, you knew that deep down, his heart knew it was possible.
Last night, as some of you commenters pointed out, we saw a totally different side of Leonard. Confident. Unashamed of his feelings. And… in a way… sort of better-looking than we’ve ever seen him. (Now, let’s not get Leonard confused with Johnny Galecki, who, in person, is a pretty slick guy.) It seemed like the producers wanted to show us just how far Leonard had come in 100 episodes, without one of his friends (or Leonard himself) telling us so. If that was the goal, mission accomplished.
And in watching Leonard at his best, I felt as though I was also watching Leonard and Penny (as a couple) at their best, too — not including what we saw in their daydream states. READ FULL STORY »
Chartreuse Algae must have been taken.
Congratulations to new mama Beyoncé and husband Jay-Z, and happy belated B’Day to baby Blue Ivy, who was born by Destiny (C-section) in NYC Saturday. Blue Ivy may sound like a detergent, trendy liqueur, or curious shade of denim (and surely within a few months all of these products will exist), but at least her parents won’t have to whip up an imaginary pop star name like “Lakoda Rayne” when she’s older.
Blue Ivy. The more I type it, the more I LIKE it. Maybe I’ve had too many shots of it!
Of course it wasn’t an easy road to Blue Ivy — when the news first broke this morning, people, confused by the genius they were beholding, passed along the baby’s name as Ivy Blue. (Thank you Gwyneth Paltrow, who swooped in this morning with a clarifying tweet. Goop in a pinch!) So already — along with “Aunty Gaga,” “Uncle Kanye,” and “Uncle Chris Brown” — #NamesBetterThanIvyBlue is trending on Twitter. Which is ridiculous, because what name could possibly be better than that? Okay, gotta go buy some jeans.
Thanks to this brilliantly edited mash-up by Brad Hansen for revealing to us the first great truth of 2012: It turns out that this summer’s upcoming The Dark Knight Rises is a rather believable allegory for 1994′s The Lion King.
Are you ready for THE STAMPEDE? I don’t think you’re ready for this stampede. Watch the video:
Cheeta the chimpanzee, who starred in Tarzan movies alongside Olympic swimmer-turned-actor Johnny Weissmuller in the 1930s and ranked #1 on EW.com’s list of the 10 Best Monkeys at the Movies, died of kidney failure Saturday. According to the Suncoast Primary Sanctuary’s outrach director, Cheeta was “roughly 80 years old, loved fingerpainting and football and was soothed by nondenominational Christian music.”
Roughly 80?! Way to live, chimp! That’s amazing! (Cheeta was an anomaly; the average zoo chimp dies around age 35-45.) I sure hope my favorite chimp lives that long.
The similarities between Cheeta the chimp and your average human don’t stop there: Cheeta loved to see people laugh, abandoned art projects as soon as he got bored with them, enjoyed standing up nice and tall, and “when he didn’t like somebody or something that was going on, he would pick up some poop and throw it at them.”
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