My colleague Clover Hope and I thought it might be fun to check out this year’s crop of new Christmas albums, which is sort of like thinking a root canal might be pleasurable. Is optimism a truly positive thing if it so often leads to pain and disappointment? No matter: Leave wisdom for the three wise men.
Hanson, Hanson and Hanson, can you stop?
It’s a shame when one group of home-schooled Christian pop stars can’t find it in their hearts to support a fellow home-schooled Christian pop star, but that’s where we find ourselves in the tense political and cultural climate of 2017. Hanson has insulted Justin Bieber.
“Nothing lasts forever,” I once read in a LinkedIn essay, and now, after nearly two decades of marriage, Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor are over. The two met in 1999 while filming a pilot for a TV show that never aired, a dark omen that their marriage was ultimately doomed. (Just kidding, 17 years is a hell of a run…
We’re all (maybe too) familiar with Hanson, the trio who gave us “MMMBop,” that teeny-bop pop-rock earworm of a song that seriously lifted your soul in the ’90s. It made you feel good. Too bad nobody knows how to sing it other than Hanson.
Yes, it's true: Hanson, that center-parted trio of cherub brothers from the 90s, will now be known for precisely two things: a song called MMMbop and a beer, named after the song, that was released 16 years later.
As if the cries of "Ten points for Gryffindor!" every time she answers a question in lecture correctly aren't humiliating enough, Emma Watson, returning to Brown to resume her studies in the winter semester, was stopped and questioned by customs at the passport desk at JFK because they thought she was an unaccompanied…
Remember 1997? Butterfly hair clips were all the rage. Bill Clinton was the President. And Hanson topped the charts with their lyrically inscrutable jam MmmBop. Now the brothers are back and they're launching a new fraternal initiative— Hanson brand beer.