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Oh My God, It's Prince George in Modern Clothing  Oh My God, It's Prince George in Modern Clothing 

All the royals have released their annual Christmas cards. This isn’t really important, except for a) the window it offers into how each couple sees and frames themselves and also b) the fact that Prince George isn’t dressed like a wee Edwardian ghost.

Beware the Dangers of Hygge Candles  Beware the Dangers of Hygge Candles 

Danish scientists are sounding the alarm about the dangers of hygge—specifically, the potentially negative health effects of burning candles all the damn time, for coziness.

Hottest Toys of 1898: Toy Ducks and Chickens, Ribbon for 'KittyKins' Hottest Toys of 1898: Toy Ducks and Chickens, Ribbon for 'KittyKins'

Yesterday, we covered the most popular (and ridiculous) toys for children in 2018. But now let’s rewind to 1898, when they—or at least one five-year-old named Marjorie—wanted toy ducks and a ball for a cat named “KittyKins.”

SHOCKING: Kate Middleton Drove a Car  SHOCKING: Kate Middleton Drove a Car 

Breaking news from London!!!!

'Scruff-A-Luvs,' 'Fingerlings,' and Glitter-Slime Shitting Unicorns: The Hottest Toys of 2018

It’s time for America’s most sobering annual ritual: seeing what kind of ridiculous garbage children are clambering to acquire. And truly, the toy industry has topped themselves this year!

How the Blacklist Shut Progressive Women Out of TV and Created a Leave It to Beaver Lie How the Blacklist Shut Progressive Women Out of TV and Created a Leave It to Beaver Lie

It’s common to evoke the notion of a simpler time, as evidenced by television programs like Leave It to Beaver and Father Knows Best, depicting white nuclear families cozy in freshly built suburbs. But really, those shows were an imaginary universe created by a very specific set of conditions—and not by widespread…

These Wax Figures of Harry and Meghan Are the Last Thing You See Before You Die, I'm Sorry These Wax Figures of Harry and Meghan Are the Last Thing You See Before You Die, I'm Sorry

Time to set your affairs in order, now that you have laid eyes upon these truly chilling wax figures of Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Theresa May Spends Several Humiliating Seconds Locked in Car in Front of Angela Merkel 

Theresa May isn’t having a great week. For instance, it’s only Tuesday, and she’s already spent several interminable, highly public seconds locked in her car while Angela Merkel waited patiently to welcome her.

Watership Down Is Just a Story About Rabbits, Nothing More and Nothing Less Watership Down Is Just a Story About Rabbits, Nothing More and Nothing Less

Many people who read Watership Down, a dark and weird book about a bunch of rabbits looking for a new home, became lightly obsessed with what it all “means.” Well, the author’s daughters want to assure that it’s really just a book about rabbits.

The BBC Is Making a Musical Comedy About Meghan Markle  The BBC Is Making a Musical Comedy About Meghan Markle 

The BBC has announced “The Sixth In Line to be King and I,” a musical comedy about the life of Meghan Markle and whoever that guy is that she married. I’m sorry to report that it is a radio program, though, so we, unfortunately, will not be treated to a huge Busby Berkeley-style climax.

Should We Root for a Monarch in Mary Queen of Scots?  Should We Root for a Monarch in Mary Queen of Scots? 

What’s a queen to do, when marriage means submitting to one’s husband—who inevitably thinks that he, in fact, should wear the crown—but failing to produce an heir renders your whole reign dynastically pointless?

Moose Accidentally Rings Doorbell With Butt Moose Accidentally Rings Doorbell With Butt

Like me in an Anthropologie, not realizing the dimensions of my own posterior and therefore backing into a large display full of felt Christmas ornaments, a moose was recently caught on TV accidentally ringing a doorbell with his butt in Anchorage, Alaska.

Unwrapping the Beef: Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's Maybe-Fake Feud  Unwrapping the Beef: Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's Maybe-Fake Feud 

No doubt you’ve heard the news: ROYAL FEUD! According to the notoriously bloodthirsty British tabloids, anyway.

Please Give Me a True Crime Podcast on the Ruby Slipper Heist  Please Give Me a True Crime Podcast on the Ruby Slipper Heist 

If you are curious for more details on the crime story of the century—at least for Old Hollywood/museum enthusiasts, anyway—The Ruby Slippers of Oz: Thirty Years Later, a classic text about the shoes, will be rereleased with information about the FBI’s recovery of the stolen memorabilia. But when does the…

Don't Worry, Kate and Meghan WILL Spend Christmas Together  Don't Worry, Kate and Meghan WILL Spend Christmas Together 

With the entire world looking on, willing four grown people they’ve never met to fully embody a made-for-TV holiday movie, Will and Kate and Harry and Meghan will be spending Christmas together, with the Queen, at Sandringham.

The New Les Mis Miniseries Looks Highly Dramatic, Contains No Singing

PBS and the BBC have released a trailer for the new, no-singing Les Misérables mini-series. Despite the lack of singing and adaptor Andrew Davies’ apparent determination to rescue the book from the phenomenally popular musical, it is clear they are attacking the source material with a similar level of dramatic fervor.

Amy Schumer Is Launching a Line of 'Inclusive' Clothing That Stops at a Size 20 [Updated] Amy Schumer Is Launching a Line of 'Inclusive' Clothing That Stops at a Size 20 [Updated]

Amy Schumer and celebrity stylist/costume designer Leesa Evans are launching “Le Cloud,” a new line with Saks Off Fifth clearly being positioned as inclusive and accessible. Unfortunately, it stops at size XXL.

Karina Longworth on Howard Hughes, Jane Russell's Breasts, and Hollywood History Karina Longworth on Howard Hughes, Jane Russell's Breasts, and Hollywood History

Howard Hughes was among the most famous men of his era—and he would have been the first person to tell you that, as Karina Longworth makes clear in her enthralling new book Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood.

Margaret Atwood Is Writing a Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale  Margaret Atwood Is Writing a Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale 

At perhaps the height of her original work’s popularity and centrality to popular culture, Margaret Atwood is publishing a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale.

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