December 2011

People who died too young

Aaliyah and Jim Henson, to name a few.

2011 marked the 10th year anniversary of R&B singer Aaliyah's death in a plane crash that killed eight others, including the pilot who was unlicensed and had cocaine in his system, after finishing her video for "Rock the Boat." She was 22. At the time of her death, she had just begun her acting career and had received a Grammy nomination for best female R&B vocalist. It's sad and rather counterproductive to think where a force a like Aaliyah would be now, ten years later. But she's not the only one. Let's look at some tragic casualties in music, movies and literature and wonder what they would have done if they had lived a little longer:

Time's Top 10 Best Fashion Moments of 2011

Kate Middleton, Kate Moss and the Smiths.

Time magazine has released some really excellent Top 10 lists for 2011. These lists help you reminiscence about the amazing year, or make you glad that we're almost out of it. One of the lists this year are the celebrity fashion trend setters who made us want to spend more on a dress that cost more than we make in a year. Let's take a look at some of Time's Top 10 Best Fashion Moments of 2011:


How does it affect your life?

Often, I feel that nostalgia is the most significant factor in influencing my life. There are times when I can be perfectly cognitively aware that things were not really better before than they are now, but I can’t help reminiscing that life once was better. Maybe, eventually, I’ll stop sensing the distance between what I remember and how it actually was, and truly believe that things used to be better way back when.

The Most Overexposed Celebrities of 2011

Go home already!

In 2011, some celebrities were always around. You would start to wonder how they got from New York to L.A. so quickly and how they made that many wardrobe quick-changes. Most of all, you wished that they would just stay home from a single red carpet premiere (nobody wanted to see Larry Crowne, not even you, Lea Michele) and eat some ramen noodles in their sweatpants.

Let’s take a look at some of the most overexposed celebrities of 2011: