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Eden Kennedy is a Southern California mom who, along with Alice Bradley, founded the website Let's Panic About Babies!, which became a book in 2011. Eden also blogs regularly at her personal blog, Fussy, where she posts both written and video content about her family life, blogging, books, and movies. On her Babble Voices blog, The Popcorn Whisperer, Eden writes about movies, television shows, and how entertainment relates to raising children.

The No-budget 2013 Oscars Red Carpet Recap

The No-budget 2013 Oscars Red Carpet Recap

Apparently it costs a lot of money to purchase celebrity photos, so instead of stealing them from Go Fug Yourself I decided to pretend that all the Oscar nominees showed up for the ceremony last night dressed as the characters they portrayed in the films they were nominated for. Necessity is the mother of invention, MORE »

The No-budget 2013 Oscars Red Carpet Recap

The No-budget 2013 Oscars Red Carpet Recap

Apparently it costs a lot of money to purchase celebrity photos, so instead of stealing them from Go Fug Yourself I decided to pretend that all the Oscar nominees showed up for the ceremony last night dressed as the characters they portrayed in the films they were nominated for. Necessity is the mother of invention, MORE »

The Best Way to Make Popcorn (Thanks, Mom)

The Best Way to Make Popcorn (Thanks, Mom)

I spent the last year living without a microwave oven and thus sort of inadvertently living without popcorn. The lack of microwave wasn’t because I was taking a stand against Big Appliance, it was just that we moved and left our old microwave behind. It was pretty dirty. (We may or may not have moved MORE »

Sesame Street Does Downton

Sesame Street Does Downton

Good lord. Monday, February 4th begins the 43rd season of Sesame Street. Remember these guys? Those were the good old days, when I could be smug about being able to count faster than the Count, and Oscar the Grouch was surprisingly brown. (I still can’t believe they let Mr. Hooper die. Way to go, issues-based MORE »

Goodbye, Lurz

Goodbye, Lurz

It is with a heavy heart that I set my DVR to record the last episode of 30 Rock tonight. I don’t know how they’re going to resolve the seven seasons of happiness they’ve brought me, but in the spirit of the ending of Animal House I thought it would help ease the pain of MORE »

Downton Abbey Season Three: WAROO!

Downton Abbey Season Three: WAROO!

We’re excited to have some new faces to talk about the third season of Downton Abbey! Today’s panel is Chewbacca, with C3PO acting as Chewbacca’s translator, and our moderator, Aquatic Batman. CAUTION: SPOILERS. BATMAN: “Well, this is a little slim for a panel discussion, isn’t it — me and an eight-foot-tall bath mat?” C3PO: “I’m MORE »

Turn Off the Gun Porn

Turn Off the Gun Porn

Roger Ebert had a fascinating response to a reporter looking for quotes that would help prove her premise that violent movies helped provoke a tragic shooting. He said, “Events like Columbine are influenced far less by violent movies than by CNN, the NBC Nightly News and all the other news media, who glorify the killers MORE »

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