Film Legend Elizabeth Taylor, Dead at 79

LOS ANGELES (AP) By DAVID GERMAIN and HILLEL ITALIE — Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the classic movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died Wednesday at age 79. She was surrounded by her four…


ANTM – Fiery Commercials

Welcome back to my featured weekly opinion of America’s Next Top Model! We had some fiery commercials, and fiery attitudes, so let’s get started! The girls returned home after panel last week to see Alex’s picture up, and then they were off. Alex attempted to take what Tyra said about her attitude to heart, telling…


Dancing with the Stars Premiers Tonight!

Hey all you DWTS fans! Are you excited? So are we! DWTS starts tonight at 8/7c in a whopping 2 hour live premier event! Here is a reminder of who will be dancing for you this season: Chelsea Kane: Actress – Dance Partner Mark Ballas Chris Jericho: WWE Wrestler – Dance Partner Cheryl Burke Hines…


Melodic Monday: Spotlight on Lizz Wright

We here at the Yak like to bring you some very talented yet underrated artists that deserve not only more recognition, but also more exposure. One of the greatest places to find such artists is over at NPR, yes, the same one that is currently fighting for funding in Washington. Many people in America don’t…


Flashback Friday! Dough Boy and Stones

Hungry for a biscuit? Remember the ones that mom used to make? That savory, luscious smell of fresh baked rolls wafting out from the oven as you waited in hungry anticipation, your mouth watering as you wait. Well folks, 50 years ago today a gastronomical tradition began in many a household. March 18th, 1961 saw…