Archive: Feb 2009

Can A Guy’s Name Be A Dealbreaker? has released what are considered to be Britain’s most unfortunate baby names. Seymour Butts and Ivana Tinkle aren’t on the list, but some of the names include Mary Christmas, Paige Turner, and Doug Hole. Isn’t this a form of child abuse? Anyway, this got the Frisky girls and I talking about what we’d do…

Persia Ali / February 28, 2009

Baby (Boy) Got Back

Men like women with a little junk in their trunk. But can women say the same thing about a man’s rear end? Men have always been so concerned with toning their arms, pecs or abs, that their booty gets neglected and goes unnoticed. But all of that is changing! According to The New York Times

Persia Ali / February 28, 2009

Get Your Rocks Off: The Ultimate Sex Mix

A study by the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine claims “degrading sex lyrics” inspire impressionable, virgin teens to hump for the first time. While we thought this whole debate was put to bed back when Elvis thrusted his pelvis, the doctors wanted to test today’s hottest Billboard tracks on teens. To their credit, the…

Simcha / February 28, 2009

Four Reasons Why Online Dating Is Recession Proof

On a daily basis, the average American is cutting back on expenses BIG time, especially when it comes to their social lives. Dinners at restaurants have been replaced by cooking at home, seeing movies in the theaters, at a whopping $12 a ticket seems excessive when you can wait until the film in on DVD,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 28, 2009

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For February 28th-March 1st 2009


“Bio Classics: Marilyn Monroe” on BIO at 8 am
“E! News Weekend” on E! at 9 am
“Burn Notice” on USA from 9 am to 3 pm
“Girls of Hedsor Hall” on MTV from 11 am to 1 pm

Annika Harris / February 28, 2009

Quickies!: Jake Gyllenhaal In A Musical & Seinfeld Returns To NBC

What the heck is Jake Gyllenhaal doing in Jamie Foxx’s new music video? [Perez Hilton]
Speaking of which, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jim Carey will both star in the musical version of “Damn Yankees.” Who knew these two could sing? [MTV]
There’s talk that Drew Barrymore is in the running to direct the…

Persia Ali / February 27, 2009

Gift For Gab: Your Best Comments For The Week Of February 27th 2009

We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say, you bitches crack us up! So in honor of you, our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the Internet, we’re giving away prizes! Each week we’ll award you an awesome internet chatty

Annika Harris / February 27, 2009

Poll: Would You Get Married In Pants?

Attention brides, future brides, and committed bachelorettes who just love to weigh in on this sort thing — would you ever ditch a wedding gown for a sweet pair of white wedding pants? [A Practical Wedding via Robot-Heart]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 27, 2009

Five Things To Know About White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers

Desirée Rogers, 49, is the White House social secretary and a longtime friend of President and Michelle Obama. This former Chicago business executive and fashion lover is bringing fun to the White House. After the jump, a primer on this smart and stylish woman.

Catherine Strawn / February 27, 2009

Crave: Weleda Everon Lip Balm

There was a period of time when our handbag contained 15 different kinds of lip gloss, balm, and other assorted goo that we used depending on the occasion. There was one that made our pout look more kissable, one for when our lips were really chapped, and another when we wanted to resemble Dita Vo…

Catherine Strawn / February 27, 2009

Funny Business: Embarrassing Moments At The Gynecologist

Last night I was a having dinner with a friend of mine, who recounted a hilarious tale about her recent trip to the gynecologist, in order to get a birth control prescription. She’s currently sleeping with a younger guy (she’s 30, he’s 22) and they apparently have, uh, rather enthusiastic, somewhat rough, sex. My friend…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 27, 2009

Miss Manners: Public Restroom Etiquette

It’s often assumed that women are the cleaner sex, but when it comes to public restrooms we often forget our manners. Since we’re tired of seeing and hearing inappropriate things in the restroom, we thought we’d remind ourselves and you of public restroom etiquette. We’ll be posting this in the restroom down the hall.

Annika Harris / February 27, 2009

Get Off With iVibration

Apple iPhones can help you play guitar, podcasts and Sudoku, but now they can also help you play with yourself! iBrate and the OhMiBod have been getting a lot of buzz, but now there’s yet another application that can get your cell phone to turn you on. The new iVibration has eight levels of intensity…

Simcha / February 27, 2009

Father Knows Best: More Women Are Following In Dad’s Footsteps

As we’ve written about before, fathers have a profound influence over their daughters, especially when it comes to relationships. Many people believe that women either seek out partners that are a lot like their dads or as different from them as can be. But two new studies reveal that women are actually more influenced by…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 27, 2009

Doin’ It With Dr. V: His Million Dollar Perineum

Hi, I’m Dr. V. I’m not a real doctor, I just play one on the Internet. What I am is a lady, a lady who is a fool for love! And I love nothing more than sex. My deepest desires have happily led me on many adventures in the sack, but they have also, sadly,

Dr. V / February 27, 2009

Recession Romance: When Women Bring Home The Bacon

Bread, bacon, clams —whatever you call it, women are the ones bringing it home these days. According to The New York Times over the past year, as companies from Citibank to GM announced massive layoffs, a full 82 percent of the people getting pink slips have been men. Any day now, women are expected to…

Kate Torgovnick/ / February 27, 2009

Two Teen Girls Arrested For Pimping

Pimpin’ ain’t easy, especially when you’re a prostitute yourself. Phoenix police have arrested two 16-year-old girls for allegedly pimping other young women for prostitution. The teens, identified as Jazmine Finley and Tatiana Tye, were involved in prostitution themselves and were responsible for recruiting, teaching, and receiving money from at least five girls, ages 14 to…

Annika Harris / February 27, 2009

In Bed With … Hugh Jackman

Born: October 12, 1968 in Sydney, Australia
Sun Sign: Libra
Ascendant: Unknown
Moon: Gemini
Mercury: Libra
Venus: Scorpio
Mars: Virgo…

Kiki T / February 27, 2009

Off With Your Head!

Want a new look? Montreal-based beauty salon Käaz suggests that if you really want a total makeover, it would be best if you let them decapitate you first. Created by ad agency Bleublancrouge, the Canadian campaign promises to “CHANGE YOUR STYLE.” I’m not quite sure how this works, though. So, you go into the salon,…

Susannah Breslin / February 27, 2009
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