Archive: Jul 2008

Quickies!: 10 Sex Toys In Disguise

Here are 10 sex toys you don’t have to hide in the nightstand. [Tango]
According to some people, if you staple the upper cartilage of your pinna, the visible part of the ear, and then rub the staple three times a day, you will lose weight. Yeah, right! [College Candy]
Post-It notes are so out.

By: Annika Harris / July 31, 2008

Quote Of The Day: Mindy Kaling On “Smart”, Hot Women

“If you defend a girl as ‘really smart when you get to know her,’ she is dumb. What you mean is, she’s ‘really smart for a smokin’-hot girl who is stupid.'” — The Office’s Mindy Kaling (Kelly Kapoor) in Esquire’s “Ten Things You Don’t Know About Women”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Jason Statham

Whoever said the action star is dead was wrong. Jason Statham has been consistently kicking butt since The Transporter, Transporter 2, Crank and The Bank Job. Sure he’s had some really bad flicks like War, but he makes Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch must-sees. And I think his driving skills, evidenced i…

By: Annika Harris / July 31, 2008

Quick Pic: That Inner-Tube Is Not Going To Fit Ben Harper

Luckily, it should fit one of his two kids with Laura Dern! [Sardinia, Italy, 7/31/08]…

By: The Frisky / July 31, 2008

Fashion Slideshow: Groovy Tie-Dye

I used to tie-dye Hanes t-shirts at camp every summer, trying to create complex designs with multiple colors of dye. Basically, they turned out really horribly unless I stuck to just two colors. Then I forgot about tie-dying, maybe because I didn’t think it would fit into my “adult” life. But after seeing Drew Barrymore…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 31, 2008

Be Like Cher From Clueless, Only With A Driver’s License

Simcha was a little bummed that the new Clueless video game doesn’t involve matching outfits, like that way-before-its-time computer program Cher uses in the movie. But you can upload photos of your clothes to sites like Weardrobe to keep track of all your stuff. Personally, I think this seems like a lot of work, but…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 31, 2008

The Pill’s Five Forms Of Kryptonite

The Pill is a miracle. It’s 99% effective at preventing pregnancy, which is almost as good as you’re gonna get from abstinence. We said almost. While 12 million American women rely on the oral contraceptive to stop them from going prematurely preggos (Ashlee Simpson must not have gotten the memo), it’s unfortunately not indomitable. There…

By: Simcha / July 31, 2008

Style On The Street: Acceptable Ankle Love

This gal’s shoes have inspired me to create a slideshow of cute shoes with ankle straps. While I am completely against anklets, even on Rashida Jones (I think it’s her trademark — she wears one in every photo), straps are more than okay.

By: Catherine Strawn / July 31, 2008

Crave: Richard Chai For Target

We’ve written about this line before, but Sunday it’s finally here! We have high hopes for this Target collection, despite recent disappointments from Rogan and Jovovich Hawk, mainly because of a few standout items. The colorblock tie dress looks chic for day and night, while the jeweled woven top is an affordable copy of a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2008

Quick Pic: Katie Holmes Or Tom Cruise?

The new Broadway star and her husband are like those dog owners who start to resemble their pets. [New York City, 7/31/08]…

By: The Frisky / July 31, 2008

Old-School Online Dating

Forget fancy algorithms, one online dating site uses a technique that’s less high-tech to pair up its members SawYouAtSinai.com, an Orthodox Jewish singles site, employs 365 actual matchmakers who go through users’ profiles and make recommendations. Tova Weinberg, one of the site’s matchmakers, spends eight hours a day looking at profiles, and she says she’…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 31, 2008

How To: Turn Your Bad Kisser Good

Bad kissers can destroy good chemistry. No one likes to be slobbered all over and it’s especially embarrassingly in public. But before you go kicking honky lips to the curb, remember, sex is all about communication and any new lover needs some coaching on techniques to turn you on. While talking to a…

By: Simcha / July 31, 2008

The Frisky’s Top 15 Songs For Gettin’ Busy

On the occasions where we have the mental concentration to actually put on music when we’re getting down and dirty in the sack, there’s some music that always helps tickle us below the belt. After the jump are 15 songs that really get us going — for those times when we’re in the mood for…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2008

Hollywood Stars’ Secret Porn Pasts

In the September issue of Best Life, “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm, who plays ad exec Don Draper on the show, reveals that before he hit it big in Hollywood, he worked as a set dresser on soft-core porn movies. “It seemed like a wonderful way to spend 12 hours a day, five days a…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 31, 2008

Quote Of The Day: Catherine Zeta-Jones On What Her Son Thinks His Parents Do For A Living

“Dylan was doing occupations at school recently and the teacher said, ‘You have to go home and ask Mummy and Daddy what they do.’ So we were trying to explain to Dylan that we make movies and he went to Michael, ‘Hang on. Mama makes movies, you make pancakes!’ So my two-time Oscar-winning husband with…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 31, 2008

Elizabeth Taylor’s 10 Greatest Films, Three Most Glamorous Perfume Commercials

Today, some sad news, if you consider The National Enquirer a reputable source. According to the tabloid, Elizabeth Taylor was put on life support and is in very grave condition. While our fingers are crossed that Liz pulls through (she’s cheated death before!), we’ve pulled together a list of her films that you…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2008

Five Reasons Guys Should Not Wear Shorts To Work

Today’s New York Times Style Section article “Shorts Crack the Code” says it’s okay and increasingly common for men to wear shorts to work. We don’t support this fad because:

Forests of leg hair.
Dangling bits.
The existence of air conditioning.
Shorts + loafers = douche.
Even Chuck Bass can’t pull them…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 31, 2008

Quick Pic: Rihanna Looks Fierce & Knows It

I’m sorry, I know everyone must be so sick of the shameless Rihanna-worshipping on The Frisky (including Intern Annika), but she just won’t stop being awesome. [New York City, 7/31/08]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2008

Poll: Who Would Make The Best Catwoman?

Julie Newmar, the actress who originated the role of Catwoman in the Batman TV series recently said Angelina Jolie would own the part. “She’s tremendously popular with women because she’s both a heroine and a villainess,” Julie said. “When you look at the staggering box office of this current film, which actress wouldn’t want to…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 31, 2008

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Cheat (Or Seem Like You Are)

Did you see those photos of actress Sienna Miller smooching married (and maybe separated?) father-of-four, Balthazar Getty? All the tabloids are whispering about impropriety between Madonna and Yankee Alex Rodriguez, while even darling Ferris Bueller’s Day Off star Matthew Broderick has been accused of stepping out on wife Sarah Jessica Parker.

You ca…

By: Judy McGuire / July 31, 2008
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