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Emmie Scott

Columnist, The Morton Report

Covering Pop Culture & Real-World Epiphanies

Emmie Scott
Emmie Scott is an English major-turned-marketing exec, with a passion for writing, humor, sharing knowledge, and "pink drinks." After hours, she started Are Toe Rings Professional Attire?, a blog for college grads and twenty-somethings looking to find their way through that daunting labyrinth called the "real world."


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Articles From Emmie Scott
Monday Jun 11, 2012 00:00 PM ET
Down-to-earth, funny, and sharp, it’s easy to see why people are so at ease talking to this lovely correspondent who’s gained celeb status in her own right.
Saturday Jun 9, 2012 50:00 AM ET
This actress/director/philanthropist/surfer/2012 CineCause award winner is just as hilarious and down-to-earth as ever, and so excited to talk about her current and future endeavors, as well as her obsession with to-do lists and the impact her rural childhood has had on her Hollywood worldview.
Friday Apr 6, 2012 45:00 PM ET
In preparation for his new show's premiere on Monday, April 9th at 10pm on Travel Channel, the ambitious but down-to-earth Anthony Melchiorri took a few moments with me to discuss everything from his personal inspiration to his tips for travelers of all ages.
Tuesday Dec 6, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Crime novelist-turned-TV host Marcus Sakey is taking the game of cops and robbers to a whole new level. In fact, he's taking it to a whole new medium. Now, Marcus is sitting down with me before Hidden City's premiere tonight at 10/9C on Travel Channel to talk about why his new job rocks and the stories that have intrigued him the most.
Friday Dec 2, 2011 05:00 AM ET
In his mid-30s, Todd Patkin had a full-on, misery-inducing, completely overwhelming nervous breakdown. But he now insists that it was actually a breakthrough. Here he shares with me his insights and recommendations for 20-somethings looking to lead a happier and less anxious life...
Sunday Nov 20, 2011 20:00 PM ET
New York Times best selling author Neil Gaiman is one of contemporary fantasy's most talented wordsmiths. He'll be appearing as himself on tonight's episode of The Simpsons entitled "The Book Job" (airing at 8pm ET/7pm CT). Here's my chat with Neil about this latest guest appearance, his terrible American accent, and his thoughts on the current fantasy scene.
Friday Nov 18, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Recently, I caught up with cohost Lena Sutherland and we got to chat about everything from the show's roots, to their empowering take on women and sports, to the community of American expats who relied on the WhileTheMenWatch ladies for their World Series coverage.
Tuesday Nov 1, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Since chemistry's great but bankruptcy's not, read on for ways to positively and effectively combine your finances with the one your love while keeping the post-"I do" surprises to a minimum... at least when it comes to your wallet.
Tuesday Oct 18, 2011 30:00 PM ET
In a refreshing change of pace, Quinto nonchalantly dropped a few references to his sexuality in a recent interview about his upcoming movie Margin Call and his part in the acclaimed Angels in America.
Saturday Oct 15, 2011 15:00 AM ET
Charlene Amoia may not be a household name (yet!) but this versatile and upbeat actress is definitely making a name for herself.
Thursday Oct 13, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Emma Watson and Francis Boulle were romantically linked a while back and it barely created a buzz in the US. But Francis recently made headlines as the type of guy we ladies love to hate.
Friday Oct 7, 2011 55:00 AM ET
If you Google Kristen Aldridge, one of the phrases most often associated with her is "the next big thing," and I don't doubt it. While she's accustomed to being the interviewer, Kristen took a few minutes to chat with me about her career and her definition of what it means to have a happy life.
Thursday Oct 6, 2011 55:00 PM ET
How did this movement get so big and (even if you’re not thrilled with their message) what can we learn from its rapid growth? Ways to get our ideas heard, that’s what!
Wednesday Oct 5, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Any farmer can tell you that a good apple crop must be nurtured and cared for — a philosophy that Steve Jobs took to heart as he spent the last 30+ years growing and tending the biggest, most innovative Apple of them all.
Monday Oct 3, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Just moments ago, American and former student Amanda Knox, convicted in Italy of the 2007 murder of her roommate, heard the verdict that her appeal had been granted and she was to be released from prison.
Friday Sep 30, 2011 25:00 PM ET
Times are hard, but focusing too much on the financial "now" can cost you a hell of a lot "then."
Thursday Sep 29, 2011 20:41 PM ET
I'm hooked on Fox's New Girl and it appears I'm not the only one this quirky new show has quickly converted.
Wednesday Sep 28, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Kim Kardashian is officially the most annoying celebrity in existence. Has the public has finally tired of vapidity?
Monday Sep 26, 2011 05:00 PM ET
Dating your coworkers can be bad for you - or at least for your reputation. Just ask Scarlett Johansson!
Sunday Sep 25, 2011 00:00 PM ET
You've seen the photo galleries, you've seen the reviews (which, I'm excited to find, are all looking positive!), and now, just a few hours short of the series premiere, The Morton Report brings you a sneak peek at the new series taking flight tonight.
Thursday Sep 22, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Minka Kelly, one of the stars of the Charlie's Angels reboot and the angel the majority of viewers would prefer to be rescued by, has recently had a run-in with sexual harassment - and a $100 bill.
Thursday Sep 22, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Justin Bieber may have just as difficult a time with the phrase "let's talk about it" as any other man, but a picture is worth a - or in this case, several - thousand words.
Wednesday Sep 21, 2011 35:00 PM ET
It would appear that the brain plays quite a large part in determining performance. What's cool is that this applies to the happenings inside your cube just as much as they do at the gym or on the track.
Monday Sep 19, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Last night had its share of fun and touching moments. But one of my favorites of the evening came when Rob Lowe and Sophia Vergara began to announce the nominees for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
Sunday Sep 18, 2011 30:00 PM ET
If you’ve been following entertainment and TV news at all, you’ll know that Kate Plus 8 recently said its final farewell to the reality circuit. About time, right? Well, unfortunately for the world at large, Gosselin-induced drama isn’t done yet.
Thursday Sep 15, 2011 35:00 PM ET
Already notorious for their White House crashing back in the day and now famous as cast members on The Real Housewives of DC, the Salahis created more media waves yesterday when Tareq Salahi claimed that his wife had been kidnapped.
Wednesday Sep 14, 2011 30:00 PM ET
As a company, Google is a master of expansion - after all, they’ve got their pixelated pinkies in just about every digital pie there is. But it should be notes that Google is also a master of self-reinvention.
Saturday Sep 10, 2011 45:00 PM ET
If you're as excited about ABC's new va-va-voom vintage drama as I am, check out some new stills from the upcoming premiere!
Saturday Sep 10, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Let’s face it - the majority of our most prominent political representatives probably wouldn’t know “smart” if it bit them in the ass. But through their nauseatingly-plentiful catalog of mistakes, the rest of us can learn some essential business lessons that are applicable from the Oval Office right on down to your cube.
Thursday Sep 8, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Since it's impossible to be Angelina Jolie, it's important to know that giving back isn’t just limited to celebrities with celebrity-sized bank accounts - you can do more than you might have thought possible if you just get a little creative.
Tuesday Sep 6, 2011 30:00 AM ET
I was looking forward to seeing what this self-proclaimed "man's man" had to say on the about this "man code." But while Good makes his fair share of pertinent points, my overall impression was less-than-ecstatic.
Monday Sep 5, 2011 30:00 AM ET
I think most people have been pretty much in the dark about Gaga's real vocal talent - at least, they will be until they hear her shine alongside one of America's favorite crooners.
Saturday Sep 3, 2011 55:00 AM ET
While Lindsay, Dania, and Mena may not have started out as close friends in the workplace, a lot of people who spend loads of time with their coworkers end up counting their colleagues among their buddies. This isn't always the best idea.
Thursday Sep 1, 2011 45:00 PM ET
I try to hit the gym at least 4 days a week, sometimes more, and with my go-big-or-go-home attitude, I always go home feeling both exhausted and gross. What’s a girl to do? Get creative, that’s what.
Tuesday Aug 30, 2011 40:00 PM ET
This time, Michele hasn’t just tiptoed over the line by confusing serial killers and American heroes, or by making us think her husband would be the REAL prez if she were elected. No, no. This time, she’s turned her podium into a rather offensive pulpit.
Saturday Aug 27, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Unfortunately, acts of God aren't just limited to weather patterns - they also happen more often than we might like to admit in our daily lives. The good news is, there are productive ways to cope with adversity, even the events and situations we can't control.
Friday Aug 26, 2011 15:00 PM ET
So why on earth do we care so much what she has to say? Why follow her, watch her, listen to her so closely? Here are a few of this lady’s Gaga-glamorous strategies for success and how to apply them in everyday life.
Wednesday Aug 24, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Once upon a time, a high school teacher in Mount Dora, Florida had his classroom stolen after he called gay marriage a “cesspool” on Facebook...
Wednesday Aug 24, 2011 00:00 AM ET
The really neat thing here is that there are some celebs who actually still act like normal human beings from time to time, taking a second to do something they're not being paid to do.
Monday Aug 22, 2011 20:00 PM ET
What with Britain banning overly-airbrushed ads and such, there's been a lot of discussion about excessive Photoshopping in print media. And, if you ask me, with good reason.
Monday Aug 22, 2011 40:00 PM ET
While the diet-conscious among us know that staying healthy usually means nixing the simple carbs (e.g. sugar), a conglomeration of recent studies says your waistline might thank you for that more than your brain, especially after your noggin's had a hard workout.
Thursday Aug 18, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Wow. You know your lifestyle has crossed a line when a brand that has made its fortune on tiny clothes, smothery cologne, and half-naked teens no longer wants you to wear its products.
Wednesday Aug 17, 2011 10:00 PM ET
But once smitten by a possible love, what a lot of couples skip over is planning. Not the we-just-met-but-here’s-my-ring-preference type, but the type that comes from discussing your goals and desires in life. Here’s a timely example - the JLo/Marc Anthony split.
Tuesday Aug 16, 2011 45:00 PM ET
There's speculation that the bum admired round the world might be fake. People are theorizing that, for her big wedding debut, Pippa popped a little something extra on under the dress to give her behind a boost. Ummm... wow.
Monday Aug 15, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Some guys appear to be under the impression that an expensive courtship is the only way to win the woman of their dreams, but we now see that's not the case. For further proof, read on to find your final installment of fantastic dates without the sticker shock.
Monday Aug 15, 2011 40:00 AM ET
Unfortunately, there are some disasters that we just can't foresee. But while we can't yet predict earth-shifting changes in tectonic plates or bank accounts, we can prepare for them. Here are a few earthquake dos and don'ts and how they might apply to your poor, freaked-out wallet.
Friday Aug 12, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Disney corrupted us pretty much from birth, training us that we should expect our princes to come rescue us. And now, thanks to Meg Ryan, Julia Roberts, and our other favorite leading ladies, we think that we have to rescue our relationships. WE DON’T. Sometimes, just cutting your losses is your smartest course of action.
Thursday Aug 11, 2011 05:00 PM ET
The world has Pippa Fever. Since she appeared as her sister’s stunning maid of honor at the Royal wedding in April wearing that absolutely unforgiving, body-skimming Alexander McQueen satin dress, the world has gone bonkers for this nearly-royal British beauty. If you’re dying to get your share of this marvelous MOH’s spotlight, read on for a few ways to give your style a Pippa-lift.
Wednesday Aug 10, 2011 40:00 PM ET
The Johnstons and Palins have been lashing out at each other in wildly inappropriate ways since the last election. Now, it appears that Levi’s 19 year-old sister, Mercede, has decided to take the next shot in this media vendetta by posing for Playboy and continuing to rail against the female members of the Palin clan.
Wednesday Aug 10, 2011 30:00 AM ET
According to a new study presented recently to the American Psychological Association, rudeness is on the rise at work. Eighty-six percent of a test group of 289 white collar workers reported "incivility" in the office. Should we be surprised?

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