How this Gothic goddess embraced her anxiety to become a rock star
Chelsea Wolfe, whose genre-blending music has appeared on “Game of Thrones,” “Fear the Walking Dead” and “How to Get Away with Murder,” says she’s embracing her anxiety, her dark past, and “the mess of yourself” on her new record. “I want to face the chaos of the world with my own internal chaos,” she told the New York Post in a sit-down interview. As a child, Wolfe was taken to a sleep center to treat her insomnia and night terrors, from which she continues to suffer. Now she’s using this experience to make art, and is selling out venues across the world. Wolfe’s fifth album, “Hiss Spun,” is out now on Sargent House.
This regular guy learns the modern way to watch movie trailers
This installment of “Pop Culture Crash Course” teaches out-of-touch folks all about the new comedy “Game Night,” and where to find the movie trailer without flipping on the TV. Mark is a baby boomer hoping to better connect with his teenage daughter. Alyssa is a funny millennial ready and willing to explain the world to him.
Wife admits she hates it when he blows on her ‘area down there’
What secrets do you keep from your spouse? Happily married couple Flip and Nickele agreed to be interviewed separately by the New York Post. After dishing on their deepest secrets — from spending habits to sexual positions — they watched each other’s responses together. Flip admitted he doesn’t like his wife’s steak, or when she rides him too hard in the bedroom. Meanwhile, Nickele fessed up to splurging on Happy Meals, and hating one particular romantic gesture. “Him blowing on my area down there,” she said. “I honestly don’t know why he thinks that is a turn-on.”
Married couples reveal their secret fantasies to each other
Michelle and Ben have been married for 8 months, but their sex life is already routine. “I fantasize about Ben being a full-body pillow,” the newlywed dished. Meanwhile, Ben wants his new bride to use her “acting skills” to spice up the bedroom. New York Post sat down with married people to find out their secret desires, from having sex in a log cabin to fantasizing about Matthew McConaughey or Jon Hamm. “If I watch ‘Mad Men’, he’s Don Draper, and if I watch ‘The Office,’ he’s Jim,” confessed Merav, who’s been married to her husband for three years.
This New Yorker is 82, bisexual and feeling randy
I spent my husband’s tax return on Prada sunglasses and other couples’ money secrets
These happily married husbands and wives dish on their biggest money secrets. They may share their lives together, but many spouses secretly splurge on purchases that the other would not approve of, like fancy dress shirts and Prada sunglasses. “Something I do keep from my husband is the amount of money I spend on facial creams and hair products,” confessed Liz, who has been married for 18 years. Produced for the New York Post by Katie Hyde.
Male refugees are being taught how to pick up local women
The town of Neuburg, Germany, is giving its male refugees a special kind of education. The typically young Muslim refugees are taking courses that focus on safe sex, respecting women and tips on navigating the dating world. While some applaud the program as an educational tool, critics argue that it stereotypes refugees and that the program should have been targeted toward a broader audience. Video originally appeared on Heatstreet.com.
This badass extracts deadly snake venom for cancer research
Jim Harrison has the most dangerous job at the Kentucky Reptile Zoo: collecting snake venom. He extracts the deadly venom up to 1,000 times a week, which is then used for cutting-edge medical research. The heroic task, however, has landed Harrison in the hospital several times, and in a coma once. “I always tell people the most dangerous snake is the one who just bit you,” he joked.
Freeze-dry your dead pet and the creepy memory will live on forever
Second Life in Springboro, Pa., provides taxidermy services through freeze-drying. The process extracts moisture from deceased pets and wildlife, and stages them to look remarkably lifelike. They can be posed in any fashion, from sitting up to lying down or appearing to “sleep.” Fees range from $400 to over $1,600 per animal.
‘Dormant Butt Syndrome’ is real, and here’s how to fight it
This personal trainer has a clear motto: Get off your ass! Doug Sklar, owner of PhilanthroFit, stopped by The New York Post to share his routine for exercising at work. His unique regime includes doing deadlifts with reams of paper at your desk.