Archive: Apr 2008

Education Will Make You Healthier

Women who are more highly educated have a healthier average weight than those who are less educated, a comparison of data from several countries revealed. BUT! this does not mean that smart women are skinnier. In countries where the majority of the population is obese, women with more education weigh less, and in countries where…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

Web-Cam: Mindy Kaling Is Someone We Love

Mindy Kaling, who plays the awesomely ditzy yet somehow completely relatable Kelly Kapoor on The Office (and also writes many episodes of the show) has a blog called "Things I've Bought That I Love." It is exactly the way you'd expect Kelly to write about her online shopping purchases, not to mention the way…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008

Dupre Sues Girls Gone Wild

Getting Eliot Spitzer's call girl, Ashley Dupre, on video was Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis’ first order of business after his release from jail. However, once GGW realized they already had plenty of footage of her that they got for free, they retracted the offer. It turns out that she appeared in videos for…
By: Simcha / April 30, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Dave Annable

I once met Dave Annable. A publicist was coming to the office where I worked for a meeting, and he came with her and enthusiastically introduced himself. I thought he was another publicist. Oops. Now Dave plays Justin Walker on Brothers and Sisters, and he has portrayed some intense stuff, drug addiction and…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

James Bond Prefers Briefs

The editor of the James Bond fanzine 007 just bought a black-and-white photograph of Sean Connery taken on the set of 1963's From Russia With Love. He is wearing nothing but his underwear, which are tight and white. The buyer plans to share the photo with the public: "It’s not the sort of picture you…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

Celebrity Crushes: Didn’t EVERYONE Have One?

Apparently not. Yesterday, Simcha and I were comparing notes on our first celebrity crushes -- my first serious one was Wil Wheaton from Star Trek: The Next Generation (waving my nerd flag!), while Simcha was hot for The Count from Sesame Street. Even now, Simcha says she still goes for guys who seem a little…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008

Crave (For Him): Wiimotes Around His Wrists

The Wii is the one video game system in my apartment that I can stand, because the games are basic enough for me to play and the sound effects don't give me a headache. These cuff links are really cute and a fun little gift for the dude in your life that just can't live…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008

Donny Osmond, Former Child Star, Considers Miley Cyrus’ Career

Amid Vanity Fair-gate, Time published Donny Osmond's thoughts on Miley Cyrus' career: Show business is about idolization. As an idol to tweens the world over, singer-actress Miley Cyrus, 15, is riding a huge tidal wave at the pinnacle of her career; this is as it should be. I hope she enjoys it. I guarantee there…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

ZOMG! Spencer And Heidi Confirm Those Sex Tape Rumors

Remember how there was all that drama over Lauren Conrad having a sex tape with her ex-boyfriend? And how she thought Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt spread "that sick little rumor"? Well Heidi and Spencer went on The Tyra Show and once again confirmed that there is a sex tape, but that they didn't tell…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008

Let’s Make A Muxtape, Shall We?

Muxtape is this new social networking site where you create a profile and can upload 12 songs like a mixtape. You can then add people to your list of favorites and listen to their playlists and they can listen to yours. We started a Frisky Muxtape page and have uploaded 12 songs with…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008

Slideshow: Gwyneth Paltrow Is Smug & Stylish

Gwyneth Paltrow can be mega annoying. But even we have to admit the woman has got some style balls.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008

Crave: A Sexy Coffee Table Book

Agent Provocateur is known for creating obscene displays. True to their name, the windows of their shops have always pushed the envelope. Photographer Enzo Peccinotti has captured and compiled all the lacey and racy spectacles over the past decade, as well as comments from chic fans like Vivienne Westwood (the owner’s mother), Blondie’s Debbie Harry,…
By: Simcha / April 30, 2008

David Beckham Can Tell You How To Get To Sesame Street

David Beckham comes across as a pretty awesome dad. He's arguably the most popular soccer player in the world and could probably get his kids to meet any of their heroes, especially if they're into Elmo, Big Bird, and Oscar. David recently taped a guest appearance for Sesame Street. In it, he talks to Elmo…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

Let Love Call The Shots

Soap operas love drama with a cheesy soundtrack, but unfortunately, there’s a small chorus of haters for As The World Turns. This season the show has broken ground with their two new characters, Luke and Noah, a committed gay couple. Okay, so they’ve kissed three times on screen and they’re already moving i…
By: Simcha / April 30, 2008

Giuliani In Deep Doo-Doo With God

We didn't realize taking communion had so many rules! Rudy Giuliani got a major scolding from New York Cardinal Egan for taking the Eucharist during Mass when the Pope was in town. Egan said that he had "an understanding" with Giuliani that he would not ingest the communion wafer, which represents the body of Christ,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008

One Small Step For Gay Couples Down Under

Australia has always seemed like a cool place to me, and now, in the gay community, it's going to be a little bit more awesome (but just a little). The government said today that it plans to remove discrimination against same-sex couples from 100 or so laws. Under the proposed changes, gay couples in long-term…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

He Says/She Says: Santogold’s “L.E.S. Artistes”

This week, Jon and I wanted to listen to Scarlett Johansson's cover of Tom Waits' "Falling Down." He would make comments about ScarJo's hotness. I would make comments about how she sounds like a man. It was going to be great. But Jon must download a lot of porn on his computer or something, because…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

Do You Mommy Your Man?

Okay ladies, 'fess up. Do you wash your man's back when he's in the shower? Do you make him lunch and put little love notes written on napkins in the bag? Do you put the perfect amount of toothpaste on his brush before he goes to bed at night? Do you....MOMMY him? CNN has a…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Smart Women, Prom Trouble, And Sex Addiction

In a survey of 2,000 German women, 62 percent of those who had completed their education said they often had problems achieving orgasms, while only 38 percent of women with lower educational qualifications had this problem. Apparently being smart, or at least being really into school, is a sexual liability. [The Sun, U.K.]…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

Bad Date Hall Of Fame: The Guy With Lots Of Stuff

Bad dates suck. But let’s face it, after a certain length of time, they can be pretty funny in retrospect. In honor of the grand tradition of laughing uproariously at disastrous dates, we’re taking submissions for The Bad Date Hall Of Fame. Send yours to tips@thefrisky.com – and if we publish yours, we’ll send you…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008
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