There are writers who disown entire books after they've written them, but sometimes writers like their stories on the whole, but feel a twinge of regret over one a small (or not-so-small) detail. Here are a few decisions that the writers, in hindsight, wished they had thought through a little better.
Everyone in a relationship knows that one of the biggest challenges is getting the other person come around to their quirky hobby or interest. For example, I am obsessed with hair expos. Why spend a weekend at home when you go to an expo and learn about the latest techniques in bang trimming? My boyfriend, on the…
A New Zealand woman's cat went to a lot of trouble to bring home an actually useful present, rather than another dead rodent. But when Fluffy (not his actual name) turned up with a five-gram bag of marijuana, she went and narced on her own cat. So much for gratitude!
It's not just Ren Faire enthusiasts and Irish-American grandparents who want to vacation on the Emerald Isle anymore, and for that, you can thank Game of Thrones, which films partly outside Belfast. Suddenly the HBO drama is the hottest way to market Ireland as a destination—because doesn't Westeros seem like a darling
I'll never get sick of Mean Girls mashups. NEVER! I'll never stop trying to make precious happen.
For those of you faced with crippling depression over the horrifying state of the U.S. housing market, I have wonderful news!
Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our recommendation…
Sean Parker's wedding is the gift that keeps on giving. For those that were enraptured by the 364 beautiful costumes that were designed by the actual costume designer from Lord of the Rings and how they looked on the bodies of beautiful people like Olivia Munn and Lars Ulrich, take comfort in the fact that it was a…
Kindly avoid getting anything twisted—I fucking love The Hobbit. When I was a little girl, my dad (WHO DIED, okay, so this sentimentality is HARDCORE) read The Hobbit and/or Lord of the Rings and/or the Chronz of Narnia out loud to me every night before bed. I remember him nodding off in the chair, his pace and pitch…
If you're wondering why every nerd you know is bleary-eyed and unfocused today, it's probably they were up late analyzing the new trailer for the first installment of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. In the clip, we learn that Martin Freeman looks great as Bilbo, Ian McKellen and Cate Blanchett are back, and the…
Naz Humphreys stood in a line for three hours in Hamilton, New Zealand, hoping to be in the new Hobbit movie. When she finally got to the casting director, he basically told her that her skin was the wrong color.
If the drama surrounding The Hobbit film is getting you down, perhaps you'll find some comfort in this reenactment of The Fellowship of the Ring, featuring a very noble band of Peeps. [Buzzfeed]
After 14 cycles, we're all very well aware of how important it is to smile with your eyes. On last night's episode, Tyra added to her tutelage, saying, "The smize is really just looking for something that you can't see."
Are geeks and feminists allies or enemies? One feminist geek tackles the question head-on with her praise of a Lord of the Rings heroine — but geekdom has more to offer than its (few) female characters.
Being a geek is so hip it's now passe, but girl geeks are still getting a fair amount of press. The problem: we're being woefully misunderstood.
Everyone and their mother, brother, sister, grandma, family dog, pen pal, mailman, paperboy, and Great Aunt Helen is talking about how excited they are to see Star Trek this weekend. Everyone, it seems, except me.