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The End of "Awesome"

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 09.14.2016 | Comedy
A.J. Condeelis

This is long overdue. I hoped the problem would go away, but it only seems to be getting worse. It is a slow lingering drawn-out death. The word "awesome" used to mean something.

Psych! The Outrageous Shopping Adventure of a Modern Valley Girl

Lisa Gastaldo | Posted 08.24.2016 | Comedy
Lisa Gastaldo

Staring at the Gap Kids-clad child, I pondered what will be his shopping community. Will it be valley, or carny, or some new society? Perhaps it will be a hub of vending machines devoid of all human contact. A wave of chocolate-chip.

Emilia Clarke's Valley Girl Accent Is More Shocking Than 'Game Of Thrones'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment

If you thought the "Game of Thrones" finale was shocking, just get ready because this is, like, a whole situation. Actress Emilia Clarke pretty muc...

Great Conversations: Nicolas Cage

Alex Simon | Posted 05.06.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Nicolas Cage is that rare movie star who not only never seemed to care if he was cool, but was one of the few that seemed to run from it, embracing his inner nerd and quirky weirdness wholeheartedly.

Women in Business: Jesse Draper, Creator and Host of The Valley Girl Show

Laura Dunn | Posted 12.20.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jesse Draper is creator and host of The Valley Girl Show and CEO of Valley Girl, Inc. She has produced and distributed over 200 interviews with some o...

The Curmudgeon Listener Says: Enough With 'Like'

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

The word "like" is a wicked weed that has killed the flowers of language in the speech and communication garden of life. "Like" is an infestation killing off meaning in every spoken human contact, and no spray or bomb of intelligence is strong enough to wipe it out.

So, Like, Everyone Is Talking Like This Now?

Posted 12.09.2013 | Women

By: By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 12/05/2013 01:03 PM EST on LiveScience SAN FRANCISCO � Valley girl talk, a style of talking mar...

Nicolas Cage Almost Starred In 'Dumb & Dumber'; Considers Himself Led Zeppelin

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment

Being alone in a room with Nicolas Cage was, to say the least, surreal. Not because of his star power, nor for any lifelong adulation that I may have ...

7 Easy Ways To Make People Think You're A Millionaire

Vicky Oliver | Posted 01.09.2012 | Books
Vicky Oliver

I believe it's possible to mingle with millionaires, party with plutocrats, and enjoy the good life, all while living on a budget. If one can dream it, one can live it. And be treated like an important person too.

"Hey, Steve -- What's Up With Being Down on LA?": A Valley Girl's Perspective

Julie Buckner | Posted 11.22.2011 | Los Angeles
Julie Buckner

Steve, you practically invented yoga in this town (with due credit to some other LA luminaries -- respect!). You helped put LA on the yoga mat -- I mean, map. Take a look in the mirror, where's the love?

Conan O'Brien calls, The Jobs Whisperer, Stephen Viscusi For Advice on His Next Career Move!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi I sit and daydream about the number of celebrities who have been calling me lately for career advice. Ever since "Up in the Ai...

Conan O'Brien calls, The Jobs Whisperer, Stephen Viscusi for career advice, and hears these words: "Think Katie Couric": The Grass Is Not Always Greener!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi I sit and daydream about the number of celebrities who have been calling me lately for career advice. Ever since "Up in the Ai...

Valley Girl Style Is, Like, Totally Back In

Refinery 29 | Alexandra Andrade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Rumor has it that '80s movie Valley Girl is set to be remade into an on-screen musical. Though we're not sure how we feel about this breaking news, it...

'Valley Girl' Redux Set: Will Be A Musical | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Shrek: The Musical" director Jason Moore has signed to helm MGM's re-imagining of "Valley Girl" as a musical feature. Amy Talkington's updated screen...