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Kate Crate – Unboxing

This is a really special post for me. I want to share with you guys an unboxing video of the FIRST EVER in the history of ever KATE CRATE!! One of my good friends, Fourth Doctor Cosplayer and my MegaCon buddy, Chris was thoughtful enough to create a personalized Kate Crate and send it my way. His one condition was that I film an unboxing video so, of course, I complied.

I’ve been experiencing kind of a rough time recently and a very special select few of my friends have been in my corner and helping me through. Receiving this Kate Crate is a really important moment of light during a pretty dark period for me. I cannot say “Thank you!” enough, Chris for doing this for me!

Now that I have received my Kate Crate, I am on a mission to put together a pretty fantastic Chris Crate to send in return! And, who knows? Maybe this Kate Crate/Chris Crate will become a “thing” and I’ll get to share with you guys future videos about them!!

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*And, yeah… before any of you call me out… I refer to a White Walker (from Game of Thrones) as an Ice Warrior (from Doctor Who)… deal with it.*

Thanks again for reading and watching!

Love, GK

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Ginger Meets Ginger

Earlier in the week, the original Ginger from Gilligan’s Island, Tina Louise, was a guest at the hotel where I work in Palm Beach! Having idolized Ms. Louise since childhood, I was quite excited for the opportunity to meet her. I was quite inspired, early on, by this Broadway, TV and (of course) Movie Star.

As one of the earliest celebs to pose for Playboy (in 1958) for means of further promoting her celebrity status, Tina Louise was very much a groundbreaking performer who maintained a lady-like demeanor while crossing those sexy, scandalous lines. Also in 1958, Tina was named “The World’s Most Beautiful Redhead” by The National Art Council. (Quite the honor if I do say so!)

Although my encounters with “Ginger” were brief, she was sweet and gracious each time. It was a pleasure to have met one of my (and America’s) favorite Redheads of all time! Ms. Louise was staying on property with her daughter (from her marriage to radio and tv host, Les Crane), Caprice Crane who is an author, writer and producer with many credits to her name.

Thanks for reading! If you haven’t already and you like what you read, please SUBSCRIBE up top. You can also find and follow me on Twitter (@xGingerKate) and on Instagram (@GingerKate) and on Tumblr! (Ginger Kate) Please feel free to stalk me at your leisure.

Love, GK

*Title, “Ginger Meets Ginger”, credited to, my awesome friend, T.R.O.*

2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards

18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Tonight was the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony. The SAG awards are my absolute FAVORITE! I’ve always said that I would love winning a SAG award even more than winning an Academy Award. Mostly, because I know how much actors are pompous assh*les and if they can pause their own ego for a minute to pump up my ego and recognize me as being awesome, that’s an honor.

Most years, I spend the entire opening crying melodramatically, touched by actor’s story that always ends with “… and I’m an actor.”, dramatically saying through my sobs “I’m an actor!”. But this year… no tears. I was sadistically looking forward to it too! I don’t know if it was the actors who were chosen to speak or maybe their stories just sucked (none of them particularly stand out to me even now writing this) regardless, I wasn’t touched god damnit.

But my favorite part of every award show is, of course, as you know, the red carpet fashions. So let’s get to it.

My Personal Favorites:

Emma Stone - Alexander McQueen

I absolutely love Emma Stone and every time she shows up on a red carpet she looks absolutely amazing! This look is no different. And look at the handbag!!! She looks age appropriate and totally classic all at the same time.

Jayma Mays - Reem Acra

Jayma Mays was on A LOT of Worst Dressed lists but I think she looks adorable! The simple and cute ponytail and the beautiful detail on the back…it’s all beautiful!

Michelle Williams - Valentino

I love Michelle Williams more and more every time I see her. I thought she looked fabulous tonight!

Diane Lane (& Josh Brolin)

I loved everything about Diane Lane‘s look tonight. The color is beautiful and another woman who rocked a ponytail tonight!

Best Dressed

Jennifer Carpenter, Emily Blunt, Zoe Saldana, Viola Davis

Jennifer Carpenter looked gorg in Emilio Pucci. Emily Blunt, who is listed on a lot of worst dressed lists for this one, in Oscar de la Renta. I personally think it would’ve looked way better if she still had her ginger locks. Zoe Saldana, in Givenchy, looked so crisp and original. I couldn’t decide at first whether I liked it or not but after seeing it move on her down the red carpet, I became a fan. Viola Davis looked absolutely amazing in Marchesa and it’s a good thing too because Viola was one of the night’s big winners.

Kyra Sedgwick, Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Stacy Keibler

Kyra Sedgwick usually doesn’t really appear on my personal radar during these things but she looked incredible tonight! She wore Emilio Pucci. Angelina Jolie looked great as well in Jenny Pachham. Now, I chose to place Ms.Jolie right next to Brad’s best bud, George Clooney and his current girlfriend Stacy Keibler because apparently, Angelina can’t stand Stacy. The story goes that Stacy made some public joke about how having to stare at Brad all the time wouldn’t be so bad and apparently Angelia Jolie goes nuts whenever anyone mentions how attractive Brad is or anything of that nature… if that’s true, that’s just another reason to be annoyed with Angelina Jolie… Angelina, even men say that Brad Pitt is a damn attractive man… he’s Brad Pitt. -Off Topic- Stacy Keibler was one of my favorite looks of the night and for someone so cheesy, I have to say she looks gorgeous at these events.

And now… here it comes…

Worst Dressed

Kristen Wiig

I can’t stand Kristen Wiig. I absolutely can not stand her. I would love to give her credit for once for this great gown but she paired it with this disgusting dog collar (which is quite appropriate when you check out her face. Woof.) way to ruin a good thing Kristen, as usual.

Kaley Cuoco, Lea Michele, Ashlee Simpson

Kaley Cucoco – What, the f*ck, were you thinking? Lea Michele – Who, the f*ck, do you think you are? Ashlee Simpson – Why, the f*ck, are you here? (Great look though… but still)

Rose Byrne, Shailene Woodley, Mya Rudolph, Ellie Kemper, Emilia Clarke

Rose Byrne (in Elie Saab) – You are not Michelle Pfeiffer. This is not Scarface. I love the choice of a pants suit but this looks kind of ridiculous. Shailene Woodley (in L’Wren Scott) – You’re not in Hawaii anymore. Nor are you winning the Jimmy Buffet Lifetime Achievement Award. Mya Rudolph – You’re lucky you’re so incredibly hysterical. This isn’t a laughing matter though. You look horrid. Ellie Kemper – I LOVE this color, especially on her, but there is something about this that I absolutely hate. I don’t know, maybe I’m jumping the gun. Maybe I love this and I don’t know it yet. I’m pretty sure I hate it though. -HUGE SIDE NOTE- Apparently, John Sexy-Ass Hamm was Ellie’s high school drama teacher. … … … yeah. I can tell you that if John Hamm were my anything teacher in high school, I totally would’ve showed up to high school. Anyway… Emilia Clarke – I love parts of this dress but on the hole (I wish John Hamm would get on my hole) I don’t like it. … … … Sorry… I’m still thinking about John Hamm.

Ok, I have to get something off my chest. Every flipping time I listen to Modern Family’s Julie Bowen and Sarah Hyland speak, I cridge. Both of these women give the worst, most snotty, interviews. If they aren’t thinking it, they are definitely giving off a “I think I’m superior to all of you” vibe. Both of them just piss me off… I don’t watch the show and I’m sure it’s as amazing as everyone says it is but I also doubt that either of these people are the reason for the success or fandom. Take it easy ladies.

Sarah Hyland and Julie Bowen, afflicted with the horrible disease of bitch-face.

Ok, enough hateration. Let’s see who took home those amazing little actor awards. And this little girl’s dream, is to one day hold one of my very own.

2012 Screen Actors Guild Award Winners

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
“Bridesmaids”
“The Artist”
“The Descendants”
“The Help”
“Midnight in Paris”

Cast of The Help

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
George Clooney, “The Descendants”
Demian Bichir, “A Better Life”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “J. Edgar”
Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”
Brad Pitt, “Moneyball”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Michelle Williams, “My Week With Marilyn”
Glenn Close, “Albert Nobbs”
Viola Davis, “The Help”
Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”
Tilda Swinton, “We Need to Talk About Kevin”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Nick Nolte, “Warrior”
Kenneth Branagh, “My Week With Marilyn”
Armie Hammer, “J. Edgar”
Jonah Hill, “Moneyball”
Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Octavia Spencer, “The Help”
Berenice Bejo, “The Artist”
Jessica Chastain, “The Help”
Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids”
Janet McTeer, “Albert Nobbs”

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
“The Adjustment Bureau”
“Cowboys & Aliens”
“Harry Potter and the Deahtly Hallows – Part 2”
“Transformers: Dark of the Moon”
“X-Men: First Class”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie Or Miniseries
Laurence Fishburne, “Thurgood”
Paul Giamatti, “Too Big to Fail”
Greg Kinnear, “The Kennedys”
Guy Pearce, “Mildred Pierce”
James Woods, “Too Big to Fail”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie Or Miniseries
Diane Lane, “Cinema Verite”
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
Emily Watson, “Appropriate Adult”
Betty White, “The Lost Valentine”
Kate Winslet, “Mildred Pierce”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Patrick J. Adams, “Suits”
Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire”
Kyle Chandler, “Friday Night Lights”
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”
Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”

Steve Buscemi won multiple actors tonight.

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Kathy Bates, “Harry’s Law”
Glenn Close, “Damages”
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story”
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”
Kyra Sedgwick, “The Closer”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
Steve Carell, “The Office”
Jon Cryer, “Two and a Half Men”
Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family”

Alec Baldwin -(" 5th year in a row muthafuckas!")

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Julie Bowen, “Modern Family”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Tina Fey, “30 Rock”
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”
Betty White, “Hot In Cleveland”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
“Boardwalk Empire”
“Breaking Bad”
“Dexter”
“Game of Thrones”
“The Good Wife”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
“30 Rock”
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Glee”
“Modern Family”
“The Office”

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
“Dexter”
“Game of Thrones”
“Southland”
“Spartacus: Gods of the Arena”
“True Blood”

Screen Actors Guild Awards 48th Annual Life Achievement Award
Mary Tyler Moore  …. who was presented the award by the Amazing Dick Van Dyke

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! and a Happy New Ginger-Kate!

I’m back and I have big plans for Ginger-Kate.com! I’m still acclimating to wordpress, so please bare with me. (it’s appreciated!)

Basically, last night my friends and partied in the New Year by getting pretty pissed and a little psychedelic. Happy New Year and Good Luck in all you do this year, readers! Most of all, thank you for reading. You guys mean a lot to me.

Here is a little glimpse at me and best girl welcoming in 2012

Happy New Year!

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