Chinese Squawking Chicken Articles

My Ma or things she would say or do.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Welcome to the Year of the Pig! It’s the first day of the new year and the last day of the 12 Days of Lunar New Year, in more ways than one. Please read to the end for a message to all from my ma, the Chinese Squawking Chicken, and for information on her annual lucky charms.  Read Full Intro

Monday, February 4, 2019

Dear Gossips,

I’ve never been attracted to Adam Levine. Last night’s Super Bowl striptease didn’t change that. It wasn’t just that he kept taking off his (bad) clothes, it’s mostly because he can’t move.  Read Full Intro

Friday, February 1, 2019

Dear Gossips,

By the time most of you read this, I’ll have gotten a haircut. Taking an inch off this morning ahead of the Lunar New Year, per tradition – you cut away the old year and get ready for the growth of the new year.  Read Full Intro

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Dear Gossips,

On New Year’s Day a few weeks ago, my ma was hospitalised with pneumonia. She was there for almost two weeks and in that time, dad and I were rotating shifts to visit her. One day, after picking up food, just before heading downtown to see her, dad fell on the sidewalk and busted up half his face.  Read Full Intro

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Dear Gossips,

You know what movie came out 20 years ago today?  She’s All That. Laney Boggs and Zack Siler topped the box office on its first weekend, went on to make over $100 million, and became a 90s teen classic. Like so much of pop culture from the era, it doesn’t hold up all that well.  Read Full Intro

Monday, January 28, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Busy night last night with the SAG Awards and Rent: Live and Sundance happening at the same time. So we’re starting with some SAG content with me and Sarah, then switching over to Rent for a couple of posts from Duana and Kathleen, then going back to the SAGs, concurrent with Sundance coverage.  Read Full Intro

Friday, January 25, 2019

Dear Gossips,

PROGRAMMING NOTE – PLEASE READ:  Rent: Live is happening on Sunday. Duana and Kathleen will be LIVEBLOGGING Rent right here, at LaineyGossip, throughout the show. Old school! The liveblog widget will appear on the main page of the site.  Read Full Intro

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Dear Gossips,

As noted yesterday in this space, posted before the Oscar nominations were announced, history was possible and we saw it happen for several nominees including Yalitza Aparicio, the star and the heart of Roma, representing one of the film’s 10 nominations.  Read Full Intro