October Favorites: Reese’s Candy Converter & More ‘Narnia’ by Netflix

Before we begin this October Favorites post:

IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE AND HAVE NOT YET DONE SO, KINDLY DROP EVERYTHING NOW AND GO TO YOUR POLLING PLACE. YES, IT’S THAT SERIOUS. GO FREAKING VOTE. LIKE, NOW. THANK YOU.

With that out of the way, let’s just jump right into my favorites in pop culture and entertainment for October 2018.

Favorite News Articles

1. Reese’s set up a candy converter in NYC for all of your unwanted treats. Goodbye, Necco wafers.

2. Netflix is developing a TV series and new films for The Chronicles of Narnia! My binge-watching chair is ready.

3. Meghan Markle is pregnant. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were not kidding when they said they wanted to have children right away!

4. David Schwimmer’s doppelganger is a thief. #ItWasntRoss

Favorite Music

1. “Panoramic Girl” by Young the Giant. Strangely, this beautiful ballad is the only song I really like from their new album.

2. NYLA by Fancy Feelings / Animal Feelings ft. Anya Marina. Thanks for reminding me that at this time of year I’d rather be in LA for a mild autumn.

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October Favorites: Obamas Moving to UES & Rihanna Drive

The cold wasted no time making an appearance at the end of October. Like, I know I was complaining that it was still summer during the first few days of fall, but jeez!

Anyway, the month of October 2017 had a mix of fun music and pop culture news coupled with a few terrible events. Monthly Favorites on The Whisper Box only focuses on the former, so let’s leave all the bad stuff behind.

Here are my favorites for the month of October!

Favorite News Articles

1. The Obamas might be moving to NYC’s Upper East Side. They say third time’s the charm, and this is the second report stating they may end up living in NYC…

2. Barbados is naming a street after Rihanna. I bet she’s gonna rev up her engine and cruise on down Rihanna Drive blasting “Drive” because, why not?

3. Balenciaga’s platform heel crocks. What is fashion anymore?

4. This woman checked her horse in at a Kentucky hotel. Was no one concerned that the horse might accidentally cause damages to the room?!

5. Lupita Nyong’o’s NYT piece on Harvey Weinstein. I’m glad spoke up about this, even if she was able to avoid this disgusting bastard’s advances. He got what he deserved 10 times over.

Favorite Music
1. “No Captain” by Lane 8 ft. POLIÇA. Something happened to my heart when I heard this song for the first time.

2. “Should I” by Phoebe Ryan. Loving the Motown vibe mixed with ’80s electropop on this track! Continue reading

October Favorites: Locker Room Talk Parody, Mowmen & Elliott Morgan’s Poem

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Behold, Election Day is upon us.

I’m so glad October is over and we can get ready to move passed all of this!

I can’t lie, October was a pretty good month for music and YouTube. The news articles weren’t too shabby either.

Enjoy my faves for the month of October 2016:

Favorite News Articles

1. The Locker Room Talk parody. Who doesn’t love a good parody (esp. when NY Mag is involved)?

2. Mowmen. Officially the best typo the year. What even.

3. There’s going to be a Taylor Swift exhibit in NYC. In November. My year is has been MADE.

Favorite Music

1. “Parhelia” by REFLEX. I was unaware that they were making new music. Such a lovely unexpected surprise for me!

2. “There’s No Need” by Empire of the Sun. This song is very Daft Punk, and I like that.

3. “Control Myself” by LEISURE. What is it going to take to get these guys to come to NYC within the next month or so?

Favorite Celeb Instagrams

1. Hilary Duff is back as Wendy? Hellz YES.

2. Gabby Lindley looking fierce. Flower crowns rule.

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Favorite TV Episodes

1. Lucifer, “Liar Liar Slutty Dress on Fire.” I can’t stop laughing at the part where she’s dancing at Lux and Lucifer loses his mind.

2. How to Get Away with Murder, “Is Somebody Really Dead.” Three words: Cotton. Eye. Joe.

Favorite YouTube Videos

1. Elliott Morgan’s poem. This took some turns. Awkward ones.

2. Zoella and Alfie do yoga. Animated yoga. Isn’t this the cutest thing ever?!

3. Mike Falzone’s boohooMAN fashion show. I don’t get why his friends are so mean to him. I really like his fashion photo poses.

4. Ryan Abe’s dog is a bad boy. Like, how could he?! Nice save though.

 

Happy November!

October Favorites: ZOLA, Lyft Zombies & Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Dancing

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There’s literally less than 8 weeks left of 2015. What. Even.

October brought a month filled with amazing videos and new music! This list of monthly faves would have been a lot longer if I had the time.

Here are my favorite things in pop culture for the month of October:

Favorite News Articles

1. The #ZOLA story. Is someone buying the film rights to this?

2. Lyft zombies. Can you imagine walking down the street and a zombie just randomly gets out of a car?!

3. Air France workers rip the shirts off their backs in protest. Dramatic much?

4. This adorbs little pug wanted to ride the Vespa. They just wouldn’t let him on, yo.

5. Mila Kunis would cover up a crime for her daughter. Mommy bond is strong.

6. Passengers on a delayed train sing Drake songs. Nothing brings NYC closer than a subway car.

Favorite Music

1. “New York City” by The Chainsmokers. New York City will be good to you if you steer clear of the players.

2. “All Over You” by LEISURE. I’ve probably played this song a gazillion times since it came out.

3. “Me & the Rhythm” by Selena Gomez. Instant favorite off her new album.

4. “Science Fiction” by Christine and the Queens. So happy she released her album in the U.S.!

5. “Dancing on Glass” by St. Lucia. This song has me so pumped for a new album from these guys.

6. “Fiesta (Remix)” by Bomba Esteréo ft. Will Smith. Wondering what the hell he’s doing on this track? Here’s your answer. 

Favorite Celeb Instagrams

1. Tanya Burr’s Glamour cover. She looks so different!

2. Meghan Camarena looks super cute in these shades! Work it gurl 😉

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3. Sarah Barthel’s yorkie got mad skills! When is he going on tour?

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4. Olivia becomes one with the sofa. She just wants to blend in.


5. Kimbra in NYC. How did I not know she was here?!

6. Hilary Duff’s canine PDA. Call the paparazzi.

Favorite TV Episodes

1. Castle, “The Nose.” I’d hate to be that keen a smeller.

2. The Mindy Project, “Stay at Home MILF.” Those stay at home mommy outfits were super cute.

3. How to Get Away with Murder, “Meet Bonnie.” Why did no one take the briefcase full of money and go celebrate?

Favorite YouTube Videos

1. Drake’s “Hotline Bling” dancing. How could they let him go out there without real choreography?

2. Extra gum commercial. Brb, bawling.

3. The 1975’s “Love Me” music video. My head hurts.

4. Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” dance video. These girls are phenomenal!

Happy November!