While there are still a few days left in 2009, we’re going to feature some of our best and favorite posts from the last year. Each of your regular Frisky bloggers has picked out her 10 favorite posts from 2009—some you may remember well, others might have slipped past your radar. Either way, we hope you’ll relive the best of The Frisky in 2009. Let’s check out what Susannah was up to …
|SUSANNAH’S BEST POSTS OF 2009|
|How To Date A Tall Chick
“While some women think being tall is something worth writing a book about, other women perceive it to be a disability equivalent to a clubfoot. Mostly, it’s a blessing and a curse. I can reach the highest shelves, but I’ll never blend into the crowd. Dating? That’s a whole other story.”
|10 Ways The Adult Industry Can Save Itself From Premature Extinction
“In case you haven’t heard, the adult movie industry is in trouble. Battered by a perfect storm of problems in recent years—online content pirating, a series of federal obscenity indictments, two HIV outbreaks—the global recession has threatened to push the San Fernando Valley-based X-rated video industry into its death throes.’”
|Has Feminism Gone Too Far?
“Recently, it seems like old-school feminism has returned. This time around, though, it seems like all the political action is gone, and the new feminist key activity consists of pointing out all the ways in which women are supposedly exploited, victimized, or hyper-sexualized by the media.”
|Your Worst Pick-Up Lines
“The other day, Wendy asked you, our readers, to share the worst pick-up lines that you’ve ever heard. And, ladies, you’ve heard some real doozies!”
|Think Porn Is Empowering? Think Again. It’s Not That Simple.
“In 1997, I found myself on the set of an adult movie. The name of the movie was ‘Flashpoint.’ In the middle of a parking lot, seven people were having an orgy on a firetruck. It was unlike anything I had ever seen.”
|10 Things Guys Should Do On A First Date
“First dates are kind of like playing the lottery. You gotta be in it to win it, but sometimes you end up empty-handed. If you’re a woman, you know these sort of situations don’t always go so smoothly. If you’re a guy, here are 10 tips that can make the first date easier on all of us.”
|Meet The Frisky Crew At Work!
“Hey! The other day I brought my camera to the Frisky offices, and I took some pictures! Would you like to meet some of the Frisky editorial team? Of course you would!”
|Frisky Q&A: An Interview With Tattooed Lady, Lawyer, Author And Blogger Marisa Kakoulas
“There isn’t a lot Marisa Kakoulas hasn’t done. She’s a lawyer. She runs Needles and Sins, a popular blog focusing on tattoos and tattoo culture. Most recently, she’s published a book: Black Tattoo Art: Modern Expressions of the Tribal, a monumental exploration of black art tattooing from around the world, ranging from avant-garde ‘art brut’ to neo-primitive inkings. I interviewed Marisa about her tattoos, her life as a ‘painted lady,’ and why she decided to dedicate herself to the art of tattoo.”
|Frisky Q&A: Tucker Max Talks “I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell,” Feminism, Sex, And Why He Loves Women
“So, is Tucker Max for real? Or is he a savvy marketer plugged into what 21st century men really want? We talked to Max about his movie, his sex life, and his detractors. The recently released “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell” isn’t faring well at the box office. That didn’t make him any less cocky.”
|When Celebrities And Porn Stars Do It
“Most of the time Hollywood celebrities stay on their side of the Hollywood Hills and adult movie stars stay on their side in the San Fernando Valley, otherwise known as Porn Valley. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes they intermingle. Maybe it’s their mutual thespian interests. Maybe it’s the sex. Check out some of the most interesting love connections between celebrities and porn stars.”