Dolly Parton

Funny Pictures – May 24, 2017

How to win the heart of a woman.<p>What do you say when you weren’t expecting a bridge to be there?…<p>We got donuts for my son to bring to school for his …

Cool Stuff

A.V. Undercover: Phantogram channels Courtney Love, kicks off season 8 of A.V. Undercover

We’re pleased as punch to have Phantogram kick off our eighth season of A.V. Undercover, which has a moody new vibe, with a stellar take on Hole’s “Violet.” The moody cover finds frontwoman Sarah Barthel doing her best dark Courtney Love, all while the churning band takes full advantage of the new, …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

11 Celebrity #TBT Photos You Might Have Missed This Week

A teeny-tiny Chris Hemsworth kicks off this week’s #ThrowbackThursday.<p>Posted on May 19, 2017, 00:00 GMT<p>1. Chris Hemsworth shared this adorable photo of himself and his mom camping in the mid-'80s:<p>2. Susan Sarandon remembered when she attended the Cannes Film Festival in 1978:<p>3. Anderson Cooper …

Pop Culture

Fire on the Mountain

A night of terror in Gatlinburg, Tennessee<p>On the night of November 28, residents of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, found themselves in the midst of a nightmare. Within hours, a small blaze had exploded into the worst fire in the Smoky Mountains in a hundred years, forcing thousands to flee and leaving …

Why in the World Is Katy Perry Judging American Idol?

The controversially revived program gets its first big-name judge.<p><i>American Idol</i>, the singing competition about to launch its 16th season on a new network, has announced that <b>Katy Perry</b> will be on its judging panel when the series returns on ABC next winter. The news was revealed at ABC’s upfront …

Katy Perry

Even Andy Cohen Can't Resist Poking Fun at First Housewives Reunion: 'I'm Pretending to Be a TV Host'

<i>Watch What Happens Live</i> host Andy Cohen is used to putting his celebrity pals on the spot during their visits to his popular Bravo late-night show — …

Andy Cohen

Weekend Getaways in America's Bluegrass Region

Explore Kentucky and Tennessee with these specialty hotel packages.

Hotels

Updates from the Drive

It's been a smidge more than a week since we announced our new subscription deal and the subscription drive we're running, and I'm thrilled to say …

Music

Learn From The Habits of the World's Most Successful Women

Whatever may be holding you back from achieving your goals might have also at one time been holding these women back too.<p>In 2017 there are only 17% of startups with a female founder. According to an American Express Open study, the number of women-owned businesses in the United States outpaced the …

Women's News

Why It's Very Hard to Be in the Hardware Business

In everything from cars to cell phones, the mechanical and physical is losing sway to software and content. And nobody is going to pay up for incremental improvements.<p>There's a battle raging in Detroit between "smarts" and "steel." At least for the moment. Every day the hardware guys are losing …

Apple Music

Eat your words: Why one baker is mailing 'Troll Cakes' to online haters

How do you respond to online trolls spewing hateful comments online?<p>Make them eat their words. Literally.<p>That’s how one Brooklyn-based baker is …

Canadian News

I Don’t Let People I Date See Me Without Makeup

At least not until we’ve been dating for a really long time.<p>There's a scene in the pilot of <i>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</i>, a comedy set in 1950s Manhattan, in which the titular heroine waits until her husband is asleep before sneaking out of bed to remove her makeup. The next morning she slips out again …

Beauty

Why May’s “upfronts” week is one of the most important weeks of the TV year

The annual event helps determine the future of television.<p>It’s that time again — time for one of the most important weeks in the TV calendar: upfronts week. The annual event sees the major broadcast TV networks gather in New York to preview their programming for the upcoming TV season, in hopes of …

TV

Syria, Venezuela, FGM: The stories you missed this week

<b>(CNN) —</b> Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here are some pieces you may have missed in a busy news week:<p><b>Gasping for life: Syria's merciless war on its own children</b><p>In a CNN exclusive report, video footage of the aftermath of the recent chemical attack in Syria reveals the unsanitized view of what …

Misogyny

Office sauna: Must-have or hot air?

<b>Dolly Parton sings that "you're just a step on the boss-man's ladder" - not much motivation for workin' nine to five.</b><p>So how can the modern office attract people to tumble outta bed and commute into work, especially when many employees could simply turn on their laptop and get things done? And how …

The Workplace

10 Best Country TV and Movie Theme Songs

10<p>“Keep Your Eyes on Me”<p>Tim McGraw and Faith Hill<p>Tim McGraw and Faith Hill gave fans a huge gift when they recorded “Keep Your Eyes on Me” for the …

Music

Lake Charles studio where Dolly Parton recorded first single torn down

It's a sad sight for music lovers, knowing a label that put Lake Charles on the map in the music industry, is now reduced to rubble. "You cant get …

9 Celebrity #TBT Photos You Might Have Missed This Week

A Britney Spears and Michael Jackson pic kicks off this week’s #ThrowbackThursday.<p>Posted on May 12, 2017, 00:39 GMT<p>1. Britney Spears shared this photo of when she and Michael Jackson rehearsed "The Way You Make Me Feel" for his 30th anniversary special in 2001:<p>2. Lupita Nyong'o posted this photo …

Britney Spears

Miley Cyrus’s New Single Art Is a Radically Simple Throwback

The performer is taking visual cues from Dolly Parton and her former alter ego, Hannah Montana.<p><b>Miley Cyrus</b> is born again. The cover of her forthcoming single “Malibu” is a 180 from her last one, which featured a close-up of her face, mouth open and covered in glittery goo, and the title <i>Miley Cyrus</i> …

Music

From the Farm to the Winnebago: Stephanie Quayle Finds Her Way

Stephanie Quayle grew up on a working buffalo farm in Montana and fondly remembers being surrounded by animals and music. Her grandmother taught her …

Music

After Giving Millions To Fire Victims, Dolly Parton Reveals Plan Shocking Families All Over Again

Advertisement - story continues below<p>As the reigning queen of country music with over 100 singles and an induction into the Country Music Hall of …

Music

How Pearl Jam, Obama and Others Helped Brandi Carlile Reinvent 'The Story'

Singer-songwriter's new all-star 'Cover Stories' celebrates her 2007 breakthrough LP while simultaneously raising funds for children in dire need<p>For …

Pearl Jam

Parayko headed to Worlds; Rangers, Senators Game 6; Dolly Parton? (Puck Headlines)

<i>Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the</i> …

Ice Hockey

Dolly Parton Provides Fire Victims 'Shoulder To Lean On'

Following a wildfire in the Great Smoky Mountains region of her native Tennessee late last year which left hundreds homeless, country legend Dolly Parton immediately launched the My People Fund, promising to give displaced families a $1,000-per-month stipend sourced from outside donations and …

Entertainment

Trolls, eat cake. How one woman is taking aim at online harassers

Let them eat cake ... and their cruel words.<p>That's one woman's approach to dealing with trolls.<p>Kat Thek, founder of Troll Cakes, is turning unsavory online comments into cake decor.<p>Online harassment is pervasive: Nearly half of internet users have experienced harassment or abuse online. And 27% of …

Feminism

Dolly Parton Donates an Additional $5,000 to Almost 900 Victims of the Tennessee Wildfires

Dolly Parton has put her money where her mouth is.<p>Following deadly wildfires in her native Tennessee that left 14 dead and hundreds displaced from …

Watch War Child video for Dolly Parton cover of Brandi Carlile’s ‘The Story’

Song features on new War Child charity album, out now<p>War Child has released a video for Dolly Parton‘s cover of Brandi Carlile‘s ‘The Story’, which …

Music

Kenny Rogers prepares to hang up his microphone

<b>It's funny the things you covet most when you are a child - for country music superstar Kenny Rogers it was water sprinklers.</b><p>Growing up in poverty on a federal housing estate in Houston, Texas, on his walks to and from school he'd go past wealthy houses, and be amazed by the big jets automatically …

Music

Dolly Parton donates millions to fire victims

Country music legend Dolly Parton has given nearly 900 families $10,000 (7,700) each after they were forced from their homes by deadly wildfires in …

Music

Brandi Carlile revists “The Story” with Dolly, Pearl Jam and Obama

The folk activist taps Parton, Kris Kristofferson and the former president, for an album of covers with a purpose<p>Ten years ago, folk activist Brandi Carlile released her breakthrough album “The Story.” Even today, the way audiences quickly, deeply embraced it surprises her. “[It] incited a real …

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