Author Archives: Jill O’Rourke

10 Reasons The Backstreet Boys Documentary Will Actually Be Good, Based On The Trailer

10 Reasons The Backstreet Boys Documentary Will Actually Be Good, Based On The Trailer

Does it feel like your teeth are growing braces? Do you have a sudden desire to tie a sweatshirt around your waist? Don’t worry, you haven’t become Benjamin Button. Your body is just responding to the fact that a new trailer for the Backstreet Boys documentary has been released. That’s right, there’s a Backstreet Boys documentary coming out. And believe it or not, it actually looks good. Interesting, even. More »

Neil Patrick Harris Posts A Video Of His Kids Singing ‘Jingle Bells’ Because He Wants Us To Die Of Cuteness

Neil Patrick Harris Posts A Video Of His Kids Singing 'Jingle Bells' Because He Wants Us To Die Of Cuteness

I’m really starting to suspect that Neil is waging cuteness warfare on the general public, using his children as cuteness weapons. I don’t know what his reasons are, but I don’t think he’s giving up any time soon. The Halloween photos were just the beginning. Things are escalating. The White House might have to step in and take the iPhone away from him. More »

A Hardcore Hobbit Fan’s Take On The Battle Of The Five Armies

A Hardcore Hobbit Fan's Take On The Battle Of The Five Armies

When someone asks me if the newest and final installment, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, was “good” or if I “liked” it, it’s difficult for me to give a straightforward answer. I don’t judge it the same way I judge other media, and I was never really worried about not liking it. I liked it for the simple reason of it being a Hobbit movie, and I’m going to watch and enjoy it again and again for years to come.
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Nicki Minaj Pours Her Heart Out To Ellen, And Ellen Responds By Scaring The Crap Out Of Her

Nicki Minaj Pours Her Heart Out To Ellen, And Ellen Responds By Scaring The Crap Out Of Her

Ellen DeGeneres really likes to scare people. This we know. However, she might want to rethink the context of her scares. For example, she had Nicki Minaj on her show this week, and they talked about some lighthearted things like the impressions she did of Beyonce and Kim Kardashian on SNL a couple of weeks ago. That might have been a better time to have the guy pop out of the table than the time Ellen chose. More »

The 15 Funniest Middle-Earth Moments, To Ease The Pain Of The Last Hobbit

The 15 Funniest Middle-Earth Moments, To Ease The Pain Of The Last Hobbit

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies opens tomorrow. Or, if you’re like me and you need to see it as soon as legally possible, it opens tonight with early screenings in the evening and at midnight. Not only is this the final movie in the Hobbit trilogy; it’s also the final Middle-earth movie, at least for a very long time. For those of us who love these stories and the world Peter Jackson put on screen, this is a sad time. More »

David Arquette’s Gift For His Daughter Seems Kind Of Excessive, And By Kind Of I Mean Very

David Arquette's Gift For His Daughter Seems Kind Of Excessive, And By Kind Of I Mean Very

‘Tis the season for celebrities to spend ridiculous amounts of money on impractical gifts for their children! I wasn’t expecting one of the first offenders this year to be David Arquette, however. That’s mostly because I don’t really expect anything of David Arquette, since I never see him or think about him. But I am now, because I’m gonna go ahead and declare his recent gift for his daughter with ex-wife Courteney Cox to be excessive. More »