Kristin’s Blog

Britney Spears is Back on the Charts

LAS VEGAS - MAY 22 : Singer Britney Spears attends the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Britney Spears returns to the Billboard charts this week after something of a hiatus with her latest single, “Mind Your Business.”   The much-anticipated track, a collaboration with Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.I.Am, debuts on several rankings, bringing both stars back to the competitive tallies once again.  “Mind Your Business” …

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Want a Piece of Pop Culture?


You’ve likely heard by now that Cardi B got upset at a fan that threw a drink on her and chucked her microphone at the offender, but did you know that you can now BID on said microphone? The DJ at the Vegas nightclub where it all went down started …

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Taylor LOVES Truckers

Taylor Swift at the 2018 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA on October 9, 2018.

… at least the 50 she has employed to drive her massive set and equipment around to each stop! Taylor Swift is working her way to another record: Highest grossing tour of ALL TIME! Her Eras tour has generated $1 BILLION dollars in revenue just in this country. After her …

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Skittles + Mustard? WHAT??

These assets are HERO images from the 2023 Mustard Day campaign

Apparently August 5th is National Mustard day and Skittles decided to hop on board… file this under WHY DOES THIS EXIST IN THE WORLD??? The official release said they’ve created the quote “first of it’s kind SKITTLES that combines their tangy mustard flavor with our iconic chewy texture to deliver …

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Stadium Show NEEDS

Concert crowd on a music concert

If you’re headed to Ed Sheeran or Beyoncé at Arrowhead Stadium, or plan to ever see a show in a venue, these things I bought for the Taylor Swift Eras Tour came in CLUTCH!! First of all, the clear bag. Pretty much any venue wants you to have a clear …

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Taylor Swift Trivia

We were SOOO lucky and grateful to be at the BEST Era’s Tour stop to date on July 7th. We listened to Tay and “ma[de] the friendship bracelets,” wore our favorite Eras, and celebrated Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) being released! And we wanted a fun way to hand out those …

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Get Into Your Taylor Swift Era

Kristin Monica- Afternoons on Y107, Madelyn Jones- Fashion Stylist with Inside Columbia Magazine Taylor Swift’s Kansas City stop of the Eras Tour is ALMOST HERE! If you’re completely stuck on outfits, there are several places in Columbia that have the PERFECT pieces for you to make the biggest splash, no …

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Is This Your Adult Diaper Era?

Taylor Swift performs and turns on the Christmas Lights at Westfield Shepherd's Bush, London. 06/11/2012

How far would you go to ensure you didn’t miss a single “Eras Tour” song? Some Taylor Swift fans have been wearing adult diapers so they don’t miss a single Taylor moment.  One user recorded a pal requesting assistance donning a diaper beneath her glittering gold concert outfit. Another TikToker …

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Facebook May Owe You Money!

Basket of cash

There’s another class-action lawsuit against Meta, parent company to Facebook, regarding data they sold of yours they were NOT legally allowed to sell without your permission! You qualify for this lawsuit settlement if you were a Facebook user in the United states between May 24, 2007 and December 22, 2022. …

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Get Paid to Watch Movies

Are you binge watching without me?

There’s another opportunity for you to get paid to watch movies… but this time you have to take very detailed notes on ALL the car crashes and damages in the Fast and Furious franchise… so… you’ll probably spend more time paused than actively watching the movie! The gig is titled …

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The Hunger Games Prequel Trailer is HERE

LOS ANGELES, USA - SEP 28, 2015: Madame Tussauds Hollywood wax museum.

I’m gonna be really honest, here. I try to keep up with all things pop culture, and this slipped under my radar! I had no idea they were making a prequel to the Hunger Games, but I’m happy I don’t have to wait too long, now! This looks EPIC, just …

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Girl Scout Troop of the Week: 3/20-3/26

HAPPY COOKIE WEEK, Troop 71446! They’re from Auxvasse, and have a goal of 300 boxes of cookies per girl in their troop, and you can see from the list below, they have FIFTEEN girls. That’s a total of 4,500 boxes as a troop because the goal is to take the …

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Girl Scout Troop of the Week: 3/6-3/12

HAPPY COOKIE WEEK, Troop 70178! They’re from Wardsville, and have a pretty lofty goal of 1,000 boxes of cookies sold! Can you help them out? If you need help on what to order, the troop’s got you! Here are all the girls’ favorite cookies: Emma – Thin Mint Emersyn – …

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Girl Scout Troop of the Week: 2/27-3/5

HAPPY COOKIE WEEK, Troop 30087! They’re from Hallsville, and have a pretty lofty goal of making sure all 33 girls can renew registration next year with minimum payment! They also plan to have a big celebration to celebrate their hard work during cookie season! Can you help them out? If …

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We Have a Date for Ted Lasso S3

Man holds a remote control With the new Apple TV+ screen on TV.

If you haven’t seen Ted Lasso yet, you’re missing out. It’s literally worth the Apple + subscription on its own (although I really like The Morning Show, too, but I digress). In a world where there are VERY few things to smile about lately, Ted Lasso seems to be able …

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Girl Scout Troop of the Week: 2/6-2/12

HAPPY COOKIE WEEK, Troop 71971! They’re from Jefferson City, and have a pretty lofty goal of 800 boxes as a troop so they can all go to the movies together! Can you help them out? If you need help on what to order, the troop’s got you! Here are all …

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Girl Scout Troop of the Week: 1/30-2/5

HAPPY COOKIE WEEK, Troop 72089! They’re from Fulton, and have a pretty lofty goal of as many boxes as they can sell as a troop so they can save 20%, donate to a local animal shelter, plan an overnight camping trip, go roller skating, and attend Girl Scout-sponsored events throughout …

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Need Valentine’s Gift Ideas?

Valentine's Day graphic

I’ve gotchu! Whether you’re in a new relationship around Valentine’s Day, or you’re married, sometimes the red-and-pink-heart-decorated day can be daunting! Is there an expectation? Do I need to make fancy dinner reservations? (Restaurants are usually packed, so opt for a homemade dinner date). If you have no idea what …

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Girl Scout Troop of the Week: 1/23-1/29

HAPPY COOKIE WEEK, Troop 71765! They’re from right here in Columbia, and have a pretty lofty goal of 1,800 boxes as a troop so they can take a camping trip in Iowa! Can you help them out? If you need help on what to order, the troop’s got you! Here …

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Parks and Rec Mini-Reunion on SNL

NEW YORK, USA - SEPTEMBER 3TH 2019: NBC Studios sign, Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan. Known as the world headquarters for NBC News, the Saturday Night Live studios and the Rainbow Room.

If you miss Leslie Knope’s positivity on TV, Saturday Night Live had a little treat for you over the weekend! Aubrey Plaza (who played April in the hit show) hosted SNL, and SNL alumn Amy Poehler popped by, too, during the weekend update (which she used to co-anchor with Seth …

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