Natalie Reilly

Natalie Reilly

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Parenting expectations

Two words I hated hearing as a new mum


Natalie Reilly And what they tell us about the way we view parenting.

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Girl talk

Do you talk like a girl?

The cast of Girls


Jemima Kirke, Allison Williams, Lena Dunham and Zosia Mamet.

Natalie Reilly It's called linguistic appropriation and it happens more than you think.

The fitness myths celebrities perpetuate

Britney Spears

Natalie Reilly The idea that celebrities are working just a smidgen harder than us to look like they do.

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Mental health

Can narcissists tell they are narcissists?


Natalie Reilly A new study offers a one-question test to diagnose this personality disorder, but the reality is more complicated than that.

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Gender cliches

Why this one cliche about women won't die

Studio portrait of young woman talking on phone

Natalie Reilly Years of bogus studies and statistics aren't helping our cause.

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Why the world has turned on shirtless Leonardo DiCaprio


Natalie Reilly Leonardo DiCaprio proves that aging men in Hollywood are finally being given the same treatment as women.

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Blake Lively and the art of preserving and selling your artisinal celebrity lifestyle

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02:  Actress Blake Lively attends the 2014 CFDA fashion awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on June 2, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Natalie Reilly Think, sipping bacon-smoked whiskey from a Mason jar around a campfire somewhere in the starlit Mid West ... of Brooklyn.

Friendship as performance art


Natalie Reilly Welcome to the age of Taylor Swift-style lady clans.

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Creepy plotlines

Your favourite movies from the past were actually pretty offensive

Still from the film Gone With the Wind with Vivien Leigh as Scarlet O'Hara and Clark Gable as Rhett Butler

Natalie Reilly Rewatching these four cult movies today will ruin them forever.

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The new celebrity power

What celebrity power looks like in 2014


Natalie Reilly How to measure a star's influence by what they will and won't talk about.

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Art of recaps

Do TV recaps make us feel less alone?


Natalie Reilly The psychology behind your TV recapping habit.

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Watch: Stephen Colbert's incredibly moving tribute to his mum

Natalie Reilly The anchor of The Colbert Report lost his 92 year old mother last week. Watch this clip of him eulogising her and try not to sob.

Casting news

Check out the young Samantha from 'The Carrie Diaries'

Samantha from the Carrie Diaries

Natalie Reilly Best resemblance ever.

Watch: Jennifer Lawrence get overwhelmed by Jeff Bridges

Natalie Reilly J-Law loves him so much she actually runs away!

Here comes another 'Blurred Lines' video parody

Natalie Reilly And, we have to be honest, it leaves us a little cold.

Here comes another 'Blurred Lines' video parody

Natalie Reilly And, we have to be honest, it leaves us a little cold.

Watch: Harrison Ford face down dumb questions at Comic-Con

Natalie Reilly The 71-year-old actor is so grumpy it's adorable. Hey, he's earned it.

Watch: The trailer for Mandela


Natalie Reilly And prepare to be moved.

Modern Family star weds

Jesse Tyler Ferguson weds!

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 09:  Justin Mikita and Jesse Tyler Ferguson attend the 2013 Tony Awards - Gala at The Plaza Hotel on June 9, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Natalie Reilly The Modern Family star married his boyfriend of two years, Justin Mikita.

Friday funnies

Chris Rock tells Seinfeld 'kids need bullying'

Chris Rock

Natalie Reilly Watch Rock spout that and many other wild opinions to Jerry Seinfeld on the latest episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.