Archive: Dec 2008

Lose Weight When You Walk

Ladies! Throw those weight loss resolutions out the window. There is a new piece of workout equipment destined to change your life. It’s a shoe. I know, I was a skeptic too. But The MBT (Massai Barefoot Technology) is being called the world’s smallest gym. It looks like a sneaker but the sole is curved…

By: Persia Ali / December 30, 2008

The Top 5 Women’s Rights Wins Of 2008

Women, like 41-year-old mother and five time Olympic swimmer, Dara Torres, made a lot of headlines this year. However, we also made some incredible strides out of the swimming pool. In honor of all those hardworking, won’t take no for an answer kind of bad asses who made those achievements possible, here are the To…

By: Simcha / December 30, 2008

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kelly Cutrone

You probably know Kelly Cutrone from her appearances on “The Hills” and now “The City,” but there’s so much more to her than wearing black, yelling at people, and giving advice about men.

1. Her dream job is “Being paid one million dollars a year to be a teacher in a village…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 30, 2008

Who Inspired Tripp Palin Johnston’s Name?

Bristol Palin and her baby daddy Levi Johnston gave birth to healthy boy on Sunday. His name? Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston. Say what? Is that the name of a new nail polish color? Was little Bristol trippin’ when she bought her baby books? Or perhaps she was paying homage to many “famous” “Tripps” on TV…

By: Persia Ali / December 30, 2008

There’s Something So Wrong About This

Eurythmics star Dave Stewart has created a $2,000 vibrator. You’re probably thinking, “What kind of effing vibrator costs that kind of money?” It’s called the “Little Steel Tonight” vibrator, so we guess it doesn’t offer much besides a satin finish, a row of 28 diamonds and promotion for Stewart’s latest solo song. We’re not really…

By: Annika Harris / December 30, 2008

Crave: Thakoon For Target Shibori Woven Dress

We’re not completely sure why Target decided to put out a “resort” line of summery clothes in the middle of winter. Did they do it to torment those of us currently dealing with snow and ice, or something? Luckily, there’s at least one piece in the Thakoon collection that you can wear right now, whether…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 30, 2008

My 2009 New Year’s Resolutions

This week, The Frisky will be revealing their oh-so-ambitious resolutions for 2009. We encourage you to submit yours in the comments—maybe you’ll inspire others to adapt the same resolutions and at the very least you’ll get some support. Especially for your resolution to eat more donuts this year. That’s something we can all get behind.

By: Annika Harris / December 30, 2008

10 Love Affairs We’re Ending

We’ve all had something that we’re really excited about initially, but then it lets us down. At that point, we have to reassess our “loves it” list and move on to the next thing. These 10 items were overdone in 2008, so in 2009 we’re ending our love affair.

By: Annika Harris / December 30, 2008

Love Vandal: Hide And Heart-Seek

Can you find the heart in this picture? [Photo: Jon]

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send your pic to tips@thefrisky.com.

By: Catherine Strawn / December 30, 2008

Would You Carry This Shopping Bag?

If you buy something at German sex toy shop Condomi, your purchase will be put one of these highly sexual shopping bags. While the person who came up with this was certainly clever, he (I’m guessing it was a he) is a total pervert. But, hey, at least they come in a guy version. [via…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 30, 2008

Wife With A Life: How I Learned To Quit Worrying And Love My Honeymoon

I was pissed when my uncle announced at our rehearsal dinner, “You know you’re taking your honeymoon during hurricane season, right?” Well, duh! But it was my honeymoon, which meant that everything was destined to be perfect. Unless a certain relative opened up his yap and jinxed it all. Which is exactly what happened. That’…

By: Claire Zulkey / December 30, 2008

Frisky Hate Mail: You Crazy Chicks Should Learn Some Math!

We get a lot of mail from readers, some insanely flattering, some helpful (thanks for doing a little free copy-editing for us, guys!), and plenty of nasty hate mail. With that in mind, we’re going to post some of the best reader mail we get from time to time, because we totally appreciate that you

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 30, 2008

Poll: Who Needs A Makeover In 2009?

The New York Times‘ Sunday Style section had a story about the celebs who need a makeover in the next year — from Brad Pitt to Madonna, Guy Trebay says these stars need total life makeovers in 2009. So with that in mind, which star do you think is most need of a major overhaul…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 30, 2008

Church Of England On Its Way To Allowing Female Bishops

The Church of England published draft legislation that would allow for women to be ordained as bishops, an issue that has long divided Anglicans. The proposed measures will go up for debate in February, and there have been threats by more than 1,300 clergy to quite if safeguards are not put in place.

By: Catherine Strawn / December 30, 2008

Dating Drama: The Sluttiest Girl In The Room

Sometimes I wish I was a virgin. OK, maybe that’s going too far, but lately I’ve been feeling like the sluttiest girl in New York, or at least whatever room I happen to be in. It’s not because I’m ashamed of my sexual past — I truly believe that everyone I’ve slept with, from one…

By: Rachel Kramer Bussel / December 30, 2008

My 2009 New Year’s Resolutions

This week, The Frisky will be revealing their oh-so-ambitious resolutions for 2009. We encourage you to submit yours in the comments—maybe you’ll inspire others to adapt the same resolutions and at the very least you’ll get some support. Especially for your resolution to eat more donuts this year. That’s something we can all get behind.

By: Simcha / December 30, 2008

The Frisky’s 2009 Astro Guide Has Arrived!

Want to walk into 2009 with a blindfold on? That’s no fun! Our astrosexologist, Kiki T, has taken it upon herself to look into the future for all the signs of the zodiac and has broken down exactly what’s in store in terms of love, madness, and obsession in 2009. She’s even nailed down exact…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 30, 2008

Happy Women Have Curves

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and drop a dress size or two, you may want to reconsider. In a recent poll in the UK of about 3,000 women, size 14s (a US size 12) rated their happiness higher than everyone else, with about a quarter saying they liked their…

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 30, 2008
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