06:53 AM EDT 11/18/2014
Originally posted 07/01/2014 11:15AM
World Cup fever has got its hold on the globe, creating an outbreak of crazed patriotism in every sports fan it touches. Americans are stocking up on their soccer know-how, and, as a result, are learning about all the hunky footballers who make up each country's team.
Originally posted 03/29/2014 09:30AM
Relationship milestones, both happy and sad, got PEOPLE.com readers talking this week.
Originally posted 03/26/2014 08:00AM
Originally posted 03/23/2014 08:00PM
Ah, the first weekend of spring.
If you were too busy saying buh-bye to winter to keep up with the Kardashians, here's what you missed (yes, including Kim's whereabouts):
5. Happy Birthday, Reese Witherspoon!Witherspoon's 38th birthday was a ball – no, really. The actress marked the milestone with a night of bowling in Nashville on Saturday.
See her birthday selfie.
Originally posted 03/22/2014 12:30PM
Kevin Bacon still knows how to kick off those Sunday shoes.
The actor stopped by The Tonight Show Friday night, where he gamely showed host Jimmy Fallon that he's lost none of his swing or swagger 30 years after he broke out in the classic hip-swiveling rebel yell Footloose.
Originally posted 03/11/2014 12:30PM
Originally posted 02/17/2014 10:00AM
A young rebel rides into town alone and starts a dancing revolution against the wishes of the local elites, who think this youthful hedonism is all too much – the plot of the Kevin Bacon classic Footloose clearly bears no similarities to the world of today.
As the film that encouraged us all to cut our feet loose celebrates its 30th anniversary on Feb. 17, it's time to imagine a modern update. No, not the 2011 remake that is – unconscionably – the No. 1 Google result for "Footloose."
Instead, let's envision a different new Footloose, one that stars the one woman in America whose dance moves (solo or otherwise) can still cause a stir.
Originally posted 01/20/2014 04:30PM
You might recognize actress Valerie Cruz from her recurring roles on True Blood, Dexter, Homeland and Nip/Tuck, on which she starred opposite TV hunks Julian McMahon, Michael C. Hall, Jimmy Smits and Alexander Skarsgard.
Her latest role, as FBI Agent Gina Mendez on FOX's hit series The Following – it returned for its second season Sunday night – adds to her impressive resumé. It also officially places the 37-year-old stunner one degree closer to Kevin Bacon. She's also working on a new Amazon series called Bosch based on the Michael Connelly books.
Here are five "degrees" to get you closer to knowing all about Cruz:
Originally posted 01/13/2014 03:45PM
Apparently star power runs in the Bacon blood.
Originally posted 01/12/2014 10:05PM
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