Archive: Mar 2008

Feature: The Five Relationship Hurdles Faced When On Vacation

For many couples that’ve been going steady for a while, the first big relationship hurdle occurs when they go on vacation together. Chuck Thompson, author of the fantastically hilarious book Smile When You’re Lying, says that there are five very important breakthroughs that occur when taking a vacay together. “Traveling together…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 28, 2008

Tyra Teaches The Top Models How To Work A Stabbing Pain In Your Uterus

The best episodes of America's Next Top Model are the ones in which Tyra takes time out of her busy schedule and teaches the contestants about posing. On Wednesday's episode she gave them a very useful tip -- when you can't think of a pose, pretend you're in pain. In the clip above, Tyra show…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 28, 2008

The Mind Of Man: How To Deal With A Pregnancy Scare

As your prototypical sexually active straight man, you can imagine I’ve had my fair share of forays betwixt the sheets. And over the course of my escapades, I’ve learned that perfection isn’t always easy to achieve in the bedroom, especially when it comes to birth control. A broken condom here, a forgotten pill there –…
By: Etan Harmelech / March 28, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Barack Obama

"I guess we're ninth cousins removed or something. I think he got the better-looking side of the gene pool." -- Presidential hopeful Barack Obama about "cousin" Brad Pitt on The View.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 28, 2008

Hot Or Not? Gladiator Sandals

It seems like every young female celeb -- from Miley Cyrus and Ashley Tisdale, to Nicole Ritchie and Jessica Alba -- has been spotted in gladiator sandals. But like another footwear trend that started in Hollywood and spread across the country like the plague (Uggs), we're not sure we want these shoes to leave California.
By: Catherine Strawn / March 28, 2008

The Nookie Know-It-All: Spicing It Up In The Sack

"Lots of things about my relationship are great, but the sex is vanilla — my boyfriend is weirded out by my collection of sex toys, and isn't willing to experiment. What should I do?" -- In Need Of Spice, New Orleans, LA I think this depends on what kind of toys you have. If your…
By: Sexpert Lindsay / March 28, 2008

Lessons In Love

Like the pandas who are getting lessons in love-making, students at two polytechnic schools in Singapore can take a love elective worth two credits. The government is offering the class, which include watching romantic films, holding hands, and love song analysis, to boost the city state's flagging birthrate. According to the CIA, the…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 28, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Men’s Fears, A Proposition For Spitzer, Porn Camp

In a survey of 2,000 people in the U.K., four out of 10 men were afraid of heights and spiders. One out of three men were afraid of bossy women. [Telegraph, U.K.] Last week, Playgirl posted a message to Eliot Spitzer on their blog, saying that they would be willing to pay him…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 28, 2008

Yet Another Reason Why We Shop At Target

Target is awesome, and not just because they have cheap, cute clothes designed by normally-out-of-our-price-range big names like Jovovich-Hawk and Luella Bartley. They also rule because they don't screw over their employees in the most evil way possible. Wal-Mart, which, frankly, has some of the worst clothing you could possible buy at a…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 28, 2008

Sex Workers Geek Out

The Frisky just started tooling around on Twitter and a few of our staff have iPhones, which we kind of know how to use. But maybe we could learn a thing or two about putting these handy-dandy technologies to use in business by talking to one of our local streetwalkers. Apparently, the internet has become…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 28, 2008

Star Couplings: Kirsten Dunst Is All Apologies

Part of Kirsten Dunst's 12-step sobriety program requires her to call the people she has wronged in her life and apologize. She started with Tobey Maguire, telling him she was sorry for her behavior when they filmed the Spiderman movies and when they dated in 2001. Did she call Jake too? Oh, and I spy…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 28, 2008

Dr. Pepper Is Gay For Axl Rose

Dr. Pepper is in love with Axl Rose, just like we were when Paradise City seemed to be in his snakeskin pants. While the former Guns 'N' Roses lead singer may have an appetite for self-destruction, Dr. Pepper wants to heal his wounded heart by offering one free can of soda per fan, if Rose…
By: Simcha / March 27, 2008

Girl Crush Alert! Vanessa Paradis

At one point we knocked Vanessa Paradis for a terrible performance she gave at a European Awards Show. But only because we knew she could do so much better! Johnny Depp is rumored to have directed Vanessa's new video for her song "L'Incendie" -- longtime fans of her music, we're psyched by the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 27, 2008

Tampa Teachers Get Punished

In the past two weeks alone, three female teachers in Tampa, FL, have been arrested for having sex with their students -- sadly proving even women can be totally perverted pedophiles. The first bust was a 28-year-old middle school math teacher, Stephanie Regusa, who added a 14-year-old boy, divided his legs, then got herself subtracted…
By: Simcha / March 27, 2008

Exotic Dancers In The Afterlife

Cai Jinlai, a man who loved strip clubs, was promised an exotic dancer for his funeral if made it to the age of 100. That must have been pretty good motivation to keep on living because Jinlai died at 103. His son (one of Jinlai's 100 descendants) fulfilled his father's wish by paying about $170…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 27, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Playboy Philippines editor

"Maxim and FHM are called laddy magazines. We can be called a Dad magazine." -- Beting Laygo Dolor, editor of the soon-to-launch Philippines edition of Playboy [Reuters]…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 27, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The City Of Angels

OFFBEAT DATES Any Angeleno knows that a hike up Runyon Canyon followed by brunch is a patented So-Cal date move. But for those who want to avoid the beaten path (or, in this case, trail) these offbeat L.A date activities are sure to impress. Ivan Kane’s Forty Deuce 5574 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, 90038 (323)…
By: Natalie Krinsky / March 27, 2008

Jolie-Pitt Twins Worth A Cool $10 Million

Obviously we live in a celebrity obsessed culture and that has never been more apparent than in the last few months, as the celeb weeklies fought to be the first to feature the stars' newly born bundles of joy. People won the battle for photos of Max Bratman (Christina Aguilera's son), Harlow Madden (daughter of…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 27, 2008

Elizabeth & Jessica Wakefield Go On A Diet

I basically lived for reading Sweet Valley High when I was in elementary school -- as I previously wrote, SVH #3 Playing With Fire was the first time I read the word "breast" in print in a somewhat sexual way. I remember vividly thinking that SVH was the way high school would be…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 27, 2008
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