Author Archives | Nicole Drum

5 Reasons to Add a Retinol or Retinoid to Your Skincare Routine Right Now

While doctors and dermatologists have known for decades the benefits of retinoids when it comes to treating a variety of skin concerns and conditions not everyone is ready to take the plunge and get medical intervention for their acne or fine lines (or, for some of us, both!) Fortunately, over the counter retinols are available […]

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Actor Dean Redman Talks ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

War for the Planet of the Apes was released last Friday and already the third film in the rebooted Apes franchise has displaced Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: Homecoming as top of the box office. War for the Planet of the Apes brought in an estimate $56.5 million domestic this past weekend. The film tells the Planet […]

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4 Tips to Make Working From Home a Dream Come True

For many, working from home is the ultimate dream job situation. No need to commute, don’t have to get dressed up, good coffee and no one eating your lunch out of the fridge (except you, of course) sounds amazing. However, that dream job situation can quickly become a bit nightmarish if you don’t prepare for […]

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4 Easy Last Minute Fourth of July Party Ideas for a Fun-Filled Patriotic Celebration

You think you have your Fourth of July plans set in stone. Maybe you’re going to meet up with friends for fireworks or your uncle’s hosting a barbecue at his house with a pool and you’re super excited. All you have to do is bring some drinks and show up — it doesn’t get easier […]

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4 Summer Travel Tips to Keep Your Vacation a Relaxing One

Summer, the season for vacation and adventure! With kids of all ages out of school and those of us working away at being adults are ready to step away from the grind, unplug and have some quality rest and relaxation, preferably somewhere away from home. But summer can be unpredictable. Just this week, the summer […]

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Top 5 for 5: Nicole Ranks Her Favorite Episodes of ‘The Flash’

Senior Writer Nicole Drum has been with The Hudsucker almost since the very beginning and has been writing weekly recaps of The Flash for the site since it premiered in 2014. It makes perfect sense that for her Top 5 for 5 she reveals her favorite episodes of the show.  It’s no secret that I love […]

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5 Tips Health and Fitness Tips to Keep You on Track This Summer

Ah, summer. Warm weather is back and with it comes vacations, holidays, concerts, festivals and even weddings and other events just outside of the normal routine. With the days getting longer and the sun making everything a little bit brighter it’s normal for everything to be busier. It’s a beautiful day outside! Of course we […]

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The FlashBack: ‘The Flash’ – Episode 23 ‘Finish Line’

Last week, it looked like the end for Iris West. Last night we got to see what happened after that heartbreaking moment in the season three finale. Think you know how it’s going to end? You might want to grab some tissues, buckle your seat belt, and get ready for a spoiler and surprise-filled recap below.

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Fly Like a Girl: ‘Supergirl’ – Episode 22 ‘Nevertheless, She Persisted’

Last night was the second season finale for Supergirl and we get a resolution to the Daxam invasion storyline. But we also get a whole new mystery to chew on while we wait for season three. Ready to find out if National City truly becomes New Daxam? Read on for the recap of “Nevertheless, She Persisted.”

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The FlashBack: ‘The Flash’ – Episode 22 ‘Infantino Street’

Tuesday’s episode of “The Flash” put our hero in position for the season finale. It also gave us some of the most emotional moments of any season yet. There’s really not a way to describe things without getting heavy into spoilers so if you’re ready for the recap, just be warned it’s quite a roller coaster.

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Fly Like a Girl: ‘Supergirl’ – Episode 21 ‘Resist’

You guys. Cat Grant came back on Monday’s episode of “Supergirl.” That’s technically not a spoiler since it was in the preview and the teasers for tonight so I feel fully comfortable being excited. Cat Grant is back and, per the always, is right in the action. She gets the best lines of the night, but it’s also an intense episode as we lead into the season finale next week. Just how does Cat get herself into the thick of things this week? Read on after the jump.

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The FlashBack: ‘The Flash’ – Episode 21 ‘Cause and Effect’

Last night’s episode jumped right back into the story from where it left off last week so we’re going to do the same with the recap. If you haven’t seen “Cause and Effect” then you might want to stop reading now since there will be a lot of spoilers.

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Fly Like a Girl: ‘Supergirl’ – Episode 20 ‘City of Lost Children’

Last night we got to see what Rhea has been up to with Lena Luthor. We also got to see an outstanding performance from Mehcad Brooks as James and while “City of Lost Children” wasn’t the most action-oriented of episodes it was another direct emotional hit by the series. Spoilers from this point on as we recap last night’s episode.

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5 of the Best New Beauty Products You Need This Summer

Summer is just around the corner and with the change in season comes the prime time to make a few small tweaks to your beauty arsenal. Thankfully, this year there are some fantastic new beauty products out there, and the best part? They’re available at drugstores, so they will be able to keep money in your pocket […]

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The FlashBack: ‘The Flash’ – Episode 20 ‘I Know Who You Are’

We finally find out definitively who Savitar is. For some of us though, it didn’t feel like much of a surprise as we’d pieced together the clues, while for others it was an emotionally punch to the gut that left more questions. No matter which camp you’re in, the episode was beautifully nuanced with layers of emotions for all of the members of Team Flash. Missed last night’s episode or just want to try to process that big reveal? You’re spoiler-filled recap starts now.

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