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Monday, July 28, 2014
  • Exclusive Clip: Emma Watson, Russell Crowe & Darren Aronofsky Discuss the Epic Noah
    Modern master filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream) does not make easily digestible, mainstream-friendly movies. That's why so many cinema fans absolutely love his work. Aronofsky makes films that are both beautiful and haunting, poignant and brilliant. His movies make you think, feel, and breathe in the realization of just how much […]
  • America's Top Female Comics Discuss The Changing Face of Comedy
    This article is part of an exclusive Parade.com series featuring the stars of the Venetian Las Vegas comedy series Lipshtick: The Perfect Shade of Stand Up. This summer, the Venetian Las Vegas kicked off an unprecedented all-female comedy series on the Strip. The roster of slated performers includes icons of stand-up like Rita Rudner and other […]
  • Exclusive Clip: Werner Herzog Behind-the-Scenes in Africa from Herzog: The Collection Limited Edition Blu-ray
    It's no surprise that the kings of cool, Shout! Factory, decided to get into the Werner Herzog business. The legend of cinema has managed to also make himself into a very cool, cult figure through his engaging documentaries, quirky fiction films, and his mesmerizing, accented voiceover narration. It's also no surprise that the collaboration between […]
  • Jeff Gordon Wins at Indy for Record Fifth Time: ‘This One Is for the Fans’
    Just a few days after Jeff Gordon, 42, was honored at the Sprint Cup Series by having July 27, 2014 declared as “Jeff Gordon Day,” the iconic racer has another reason to celebrate. On the 20th anniversary of his first Brickyard 400 win, Jeff Gordon set a record by winning the race for the fifth time–more than any other […]
  • Celebrate Jackie Kennedy’s Birthday with Her Reflective Words
    In March 1964, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. interviewed his famously private friend Jacqueline Kennedy over the course of eight-and-a-half hours about her life, her husband's legacy, and their years in the White House. The 34-year-old former first lady had been widowed just four months when she spoke candidly with Schlesinger, who had also been […]
  • The New Mockingjay Part I Trailer Features the Late Phillip Seymour Hoffman
    The third in a series of teaser trailers for Mockingjay Part I finally gives fans of the trilogy a glimpse at the world of Panem beyond the white-washed propaganda videos from The Capitol. While Jennifer Lawrence‘s Katniss was missing from the first two teasers, she–along with the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman‘s Plutarch Heavensbee– is the focus of the […]
  • Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to See Rod Stewart and Santana in Concert!
    Rod Stewart and Santana have joined forces for the can't-miss musical experience of the summer! The two musical legends are currently in the middle of their North American tour and Parade is giving away a pair of tickets to three lucky winners! In addition to the tickets, we’re also giving away three autographed soccer balls -- […]
  • Not Your Average Meatball! Find Out the Secret Ingredient
    Meatballs are a favorite in our house, simply because they are a simple, quick meal to make that the kids love. They are perfect for little hands to pick up without the need for utensils and also delicious in many kinds of sauces. My kids will even eat them cold the next day for lunch! […]
  • An Exotic Take on Rice Pudding with Avocado and Coconut Milk
    I was never a big fan of rice pudding when I was a kid; I always thought of it as a grandmotherly kind of dessert. It was usually dotted with raisins (not my favorite) and served for dessert at other people's houses. It was not until I had tried making it myself as an adult […]
  • 50 Ice Creams From 50 States! Try This Colorado Sour Cherry
    A fellow Maryland food blogger, Lindsay Clendaniel, recently published her first cookbook and it is rapidly becoming one of my summertime favorites. Scoop Adventures: The Best Ice Cream of the 50 States features--you guessed it!--an ice cream recipe from an ice cream parlor in each of the 50 states, pared down for the home cook. The best part […]
  • How to Enjoy National Milk Chocolate Day to Its Fullest
    I will admit that of all the unofficial (and sometimes silly) holidays on the calendar, I firmly embrace and wholeheartedly endorse National Milk Chocolate Day. It has me thinking about all things chocolate, including a conversation I recently had with Project Runway winner Christian Siriano, who just launched a partnership with the ice cream brand […]
  • Chilled Avocado-Jalapeño Soup
    Chilled, fresh soup makes a perfect no-cook summer dinner. View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
  • Smoky Gazpacho
    Chilled, fresh soup makes a perfect no-cook summer dinner. View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
  • PMG and Reynolds Make Meal Magic
    Throughout 2014, Parade Media Group, Epicurious and ZipList are inspiring moms to “Make Meal Magic!” This unified partnership taps into award-winning editorial, innovative technology, exciting new custom-created content and deeply engaged communities to create must-share experiences in the kitchen and beyond. Parade “Connects“ Parade Media Group, Epicurious, and ZipList brought this exciting campaign to life online and seamlessly aligned Reynolds […]
  • The Daily Cute: Big Bulldog Monday
    Bulldogs are amazing--you know this. They’re unbelievably cute as puppies (probably why I’ve featured so many of them today) and then they grow up to become these amazing grumpy-looking adults (and pillows for toddlers). Launch the gallery to see 15 bulldog glorious bulldog photos. Click here to see “Your Weekend Adorabundle #5″ and check back […]
  • Jeff Gordon Wins at Indy for Record Fifth Time: ‘This One Is for the Fans’
    Just a few days after Jeff Gordon, 42, was honored at the Sprint Cup Series by having July 27, 2014 declared as “Jeff Gordon Day,” the iconic racer has another reason to celebrate. On the 20th anniversary of his first Brickyard 400 win, Jeff Gordon set a record by winning the race for the fifth time–more than any other […]
  • Saying Goodbye: Carolyn Goodman Reflects on Her Son’s Decision to Join Freedom Summer, 50 Years Ago
    Fifty years ago, college student Andrew Goodman traveled from New York City to Mississippi to join the Freedom Summer campaign to register African-Americans to vote. On June 21, 1964, he and fellow activists Mickey Schwerner and James Chaney were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan. In an excerpt from her new posthumously published memoir, his […]
  • Ask Carrie: How Much Insurance Do You Need in Retirement?
    Dear Carrie, I’m 63 and will leave my full-time job in six months. In an effort to cut back, I’m looking at all my expenses and it seems like I’m paying an awful lot in different types of insurance premiums. What do I really need at this point in my life? --A Reader Dear Reader, […]
  • Everything’s Coming Up Roses: 12 Rose-Printed Products!
    Everything’s coming up roses! I’m right on top of that, Rose! Since the invention of romance, roses have always been around as a symbol of love. Or, if you’ve ever seen Beauty and the Beast, roses are a symbol of your waning hope of ever being able to be transformed back into a human through […]
  • Do You Have What It Takes To Work With Animals?
    In these tough economic times, does it make sense to switch careers or embark on a new one to work with animals? On a positive note, career opportunities with animals continue to grow and expand, even during hard economic times. Pet owners treat their pets as part of the family, which means that the majority […]
  • 14 Sales Tax Holidays for August 2014
      How does tax-free shopping sound to you? During August 2014, 14 states that normally charge sales tax on clothing and other items will have tax-free shopping days. Most sales tax holidays or tax-free weekends (as many of these shopping holidays run Friday through Sunday) came about as a way to give parents a break […]
  • 5 Surprising Tips on Staying Vital as You Age from Robert Levine, M.D.
    We know to eat right and work out, but there are a host of lesser-known life-lengthening strategies in the book Aging Wisely by Robert A. Levine, M.D. See five of his surprising tips on staying vital as you age--”simple guidelines for people who want to age wisely [that] require minor amounts of discipline, but are […]
  • The Surprising History of Sunglasses
    Q: When were sunglasses invented?--Janet E., Rochester, N.Y. A: Sunglasses date back to circa 12th-century China, when judges wore dark quartz lenses to hide their emotions in court. They didn't take off in America, however, until 1929, when plastics developer Sam Foster sold the first pairs of mass-produced shades in Atlantic City. What do your […]
  • Did You Know Good Bacteria Can Lower Blood Pressure?
    To help you Mind Your Body after age 45, here's some of the latest health news from the past week. Heart disease: It's not just for men anymore. In fact, heart disease remains the leading cause of death for American women, and all women are at risk. Compared to men, post-menopausal women are equally prone to […]
  • Lou Ferrigno on Why It’s Never Too Late to Get in Shape
    Each week, journalist and host Stephanie Stephens celebrates healthy living with a famous figure age 45+. The banner on Lou Ferrigno's website reads, “Be a Hero.” Talk about motivation, he has it. We know Lou as an actor, motivational speaker, fitness trainer and consultant, and retired professional bodybuilder. Remember that he won an International Federation of Bodybuilding […]
  • Parade Readers Share Their Secrets To a Happy Marriage
    What makes a good marriage? In this weekend’s cover story, we explored the latest research on making your union stronger, whether it’s been days--or decades--since you walked down the aisle. In addition, we called on long-married readers to share the secrets of their own happy unions. Click through the slideshow to read Parade readers’ advice […]
  • The Director of HBO's “112 Weddings” on Love, Commitment and Soul Mates
    “Aren't we all curious about other people's marriages--what happens inside closed doors of other homes?” asks Doug Block, director of the documentary 112 Weddings, which had its U.S. premiere last month on HBO. In the film, Block, who moonlights as a wedding videographer, checked in with some of his former clients to see how they've […]
  • Is Marriage (Really) Good For Your Health?
    Married people are healthier than single people, right? It depends, according to a new Brigham Young University study, which tracked the health and marital quality of over 1600 married couples over 20 years. Happily married folks were healthier--while couples who fought more were not. But the relationship between marital satisfaction and physical health is even […]

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