Laura Carlson

Freelance Writer

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Laura Carlson is a freelance writer with experience covering celebrity lifestyle, food, fitness and true crime.

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Younghollywood
Chatting with Jeff Timmons About the 98 Degrees Reunion & More!

Back in June, Nick Lachey and Drew Lachey announced that 98 Degrees was in fact reuniting for a performance at the Mixtape Festival in Hershey, PA. Tomorrow (August 17), the foursome from Ohio -- Nick and Drew, Jeff Timmons, and Justin Jeffre -- who have sold over 10 million album

In Touch Weekly
Meghan McCain won't do reality TV

Meghan McCain may be pals with the The Hills' Heidi Montag, but don't expect her to turn to reality TV like her fellow conservative blond beauty. "I've been offered, but no. I don't want people to see me when I'm in my pajamas!"

Younghollywood
Star-Gazing at the 2015 White House Correspondent's Dinner!

Star-Gazing at the 2015 White House Correspondent's Dinner! For President Obama's last White House Correspondent's Dinner, Hollywood glamour returned to Washington this past weekend for its annual "Nerd Prom". SNL's Cecily Strong took the stage at the Washington Hilton with an audience that included everyone from actress Jenna Dewan Tatum and "Orange is The New Black" star Laverne Cox to Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue cover girl, Hannah Davis.

In Touch Weekly
Gossip Girl dad: Michelle Obama is hot!

Matthew Settle looked dapper at Capitol File magazine's Annual WHCAD After-Party, but the Gossip Girl hunk hit some hurdles preparing for the big bash. "I've never tied a bow tie in my life!

In Touch Weekly
JWoww disapproves of Heidi Montag's makeover

With her infamously ample chest, Jenni "JWoww" Farley is no stranger to plastic surgery. But the Jersey Shore stunner is shocked by the 10 cosmetic procedures recently undergone by fellow MTV reality star Heidi Montag. "It's outrageous. She looks way too fake!"

Younghollywood
Celebs Flock to DC for White House Correspondent's Dinner Weekend

Impact Arts + Film Fund and Funny or Die have been known to throw one of the best bashes during White House Correspondent's weekend, and this year was no different.The invite-only affair was held at the Longview Gallery on Friday, April 29, and Impact Arts + Film Fund also te

Women's Running
2013
Class Action

Put Some Pep In Your Step This Season With These New Fitness Classes

Younghollywood
The Global Party Aims to Rock the Vote in DC

The Global Party, which took place in various cities around the globe this past weekend, had its own glamorous soiree in Washington, DC last Friday night (September 16).

Fathomaway.com
04/25/2012
Locals Know Best: Eating Out in D.C.

It's business as usual in the nation's capital. But who knew it would ever sound so appetizing? Laura Carlson takes a break from red carpet reporting to eat lunch. Again and again. WASHINGTON, D.C. - When I moved to D.C. a few years ago, I knew I would be in a place filled with politics, power, and monuments.

Washingtonlife
The Dish: Top Chef Smorgasbord

Top Chef's Mike Isabella hosted a private "oven-warming" party last night at his brand new restaurant, Graffiato. By Laura Carlson The Penn Quarter newest eatery, Graffiato's second floor was filled with Top Chef alumni from season's past, some notable D.C. chefs and a mix of local media, who all gathered to celebrate the three-week-old restaurant.

NBC4 Washington
Ditched Your Gym Resolution Already?

You're not anti-fitness. It's just that you were a little too pro-Christmas cookies, right? And those New Years' resolutions? Wait... what were they, again? Enter celebrity trainer Mark Jenkins. Responsible for maintaining Beyonce's curves and Mary J. Blige's sculpted biceps, this celebrity personal trainer can also whip you back into shape in time for that annual winter-thaw trip to the beach.

Younghollywood
Washington & Hollywood Collide at Google/THR Event

The digital world and Hollywood joined forces for the first ever Google/The Hollywood Reporter Party on the eve of the White House Correspondent's Dinner. Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, and Hollywood Reporter's editorial director, Janice Min, hosted the excl

Younghollywood
Star-Gazing at the 2015 White House Correspondent's Dinner!

Star-Gazing at the 2015 White House Correspondent's Dinner! For President Obama's last White House Correspondent's Dinner, Hollywood glamour returned to Washington this past weekend for its annual "Nerd Prom". SNL's Cecily Strong took the stage at the Washington Hilton with an audience that included everyone from actress Jenna Dewan Tatum and "Orange is The New Black" star Laverne Cox to Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue cover girl, Hannah Davis.

Gawker
01/10/2011
The Hilarity of Being Shameless

When your dad is a drunk and your mother has taken off, life could potentially be a disaster. At least that's the way Showtime portrays the insane family on the UK turned American adaptation of their new show, Shameless.

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