Archive: Mar 2009

Beyonce Covers Alanis Morissette’s “You Outta Know”

You know what’s funny? Picturing Beyonce going down on David Coulier in a movie theater.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 31, 2009

Star Couplings: Chelsea Clinton Heading To The Chapel

Chelsea Clinton has come out of hiding and is planning a lavish $1 million wedding this summer. She’ll marry Wall Street whiz kid Marc Mezvinsky. [National Enquirer]
Alyson Hannigan gave birth to a daughter on her own birthday, March 24. She’ll no longer suffer from “pregnancy brain” or crave ginger ale. [People.com]
Diddy and Cassie…

By: Annika Harris / March 31, 2009

Virgin Territory: Girl Gamers Just Want To Have Fun

Finally, two women have found a way to prove video games are for virgins. After their bosses thought their idea was too risqué, Heather Kelley and Erin Robinson struck out on their own and developed “Our First Times,” a multi-level video game where the player prepares for their first night of fornication. From shaving your…

By: Simcha / March 31, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Kelly Kapoor Tells Men What Women Like

“Girls like it when you nickname them something smaller than a bread box. Chickadee. Pat of Butter. Baby Mouse. This makes us feel tiny and adorable. Space Heater and Minivan do not.” – Mindy Kaling, from “The Office,” in Esquire

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 31, 2009

Quickies!: Josh Hartnett Has A Major Tummyache

Josh Hartnett was hospitalized for some sort of gastrointestinal disorder. And, no, this isn’t another Hollywood excuse, like exhaustion. [Dlisted]
Bjork was spotted in one of her kooky outfits while shopping in New York City. Wait, she actually shops for those clothes? I thought she conjured them in a cauldron. [Perez Hilton]
Jennifer Aniston and…

By: Annika Harris / March 30, 2009

You’ll Have A Ball (And Eat Some) At The Testicle Festival

If you’re in or around Oakdale, CA, today and enjoy eating rocky mountain oysters, make sure to stop by the Rotary’s Testicle Festival. Approximately 400 lbs. of “cowboy caviar,” aka bull testicles, will be marinated in red wine, garlic, olive oil, and herbs overnight, breaded, and then deep fried. The event is a little pricey…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 30, 2009

“Guest Of Cindy Sherman” Explores Famous Girlfriend Syndrome

Besides “Sunshine Cleaning” and “I Love You, Man,” one of the movies I am dying to see right now is “Guest Of Cindy Sherman,” a documentary directed by artist-turned-TV host, Paul Hasegawa-Overacker, aka Paul H-O. The movie is about the unlikely love affair he had with Sherman, a feminist artist/photographer famous for transforming…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2009

When Not To Shop When You’re Trying To Spend Less

If you’re trying to be good about keeping a budget, the week before you get your period you might want to stay away from Madewell, or J.Crew, or Gilt Groupe, or whatever store makes you want to pull out your credit card. According to a study by professor Karen Pine of the University of Hertfordshire…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 30, 2009

Women Who Rock: Gilda Radner

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

GILDA RADNER (1946-1989)

She strides across the stage trailing that impossible cloud of wild curly hair behind her. She stops, smiles sweetly, and sings, “Let’s talk dirty to the animals.” Or she’s Rosanne Rosanna Dana…

By: Linda Johnson / March 30, 2009

We’re Still Alive!

You may have noticed that The Frisky has been having some troubles today — in fact, if you can see this message, I am super stoked! Even though we’ve been relatively unavailable for a good portion of the afternoon — thanks server database! — we hope you’ll still read everything we did manage to post…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Gisele Bundchen On Being Part Of The Brady Bunch

Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady’s relationship didn’t start off on the right foot. Shortly after the two got together, Brady’s ex, Bridget Moynahan, announced she was pregnant with his baby. But Brady and Bundchen soldiered on, and got married in February. Here’s what she has to say about playing stepmother to John Edward Thomas Moynahan:…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 30, 2009

Crave: Nine West Emilian Sneaker

Clearly, we’re not sneaker women because we can’t find a pair of kicks that are stylish and make us feel as sexy as a pair of stilettos. But these by New Balance for Nine West are just plain fun. And with our feet firmly planted on the floor and no need for posing, we might…

By: Annika Harris / March 30, 2009

Lily Allen Has No Patience For Bad Bedroom Skills

We’re loving Lily Allen’s retro chic white jumpsuit and bangs-in-her-eyes-yet-polished ‘do for her “Not Fair” video. Plus, I enjoy a song that takes a boy to task for utter uselessness in bed.

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 30, 2009

Is Netflix Tearing Apart Your Relationship?

Shared taste in books, movies, or music can bring two people together. But they can cause tiffs, too, if you don’t share the same preferences. It used to be the debate over who controls the TV remote control was a big deal in a relationship, but as technology has progressed, so have our entertainment-related arguments.

By: Catherine Strawn / March 30, 2009

The Dating Show For Average People

Finally, TV producers realize there’s more to love than just appearance. Fox and Mike Fleiss, producer of ABC’s “The Bachelor,” are developing a dating competition show that casts “average-looking” people, including overweight competitors. The series, titled “More to Love,” will provide an alternative to the other dating competition shows that feature size-two women and handsome,…

By: Annika Harris / March 30, 2009

Seven Things I Learned About Men From Working At Maxim

Earlier today, we posted an essay by former Maxim editor Keith Blanchard in which he listed the nine things he learned about women from working at the magazine. I worked at Maxim, and I learned a few things, too — about men, that is. Most of my lessons were gained from working with a predominantly…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2009

A Little Emancipation For Your Crotch

The great panties debate — thongs, boy shorts, or granny panties — just got a new contender now that Wacoal, a Japanese lingerie company, is selling loincloths for women. Loincloths, called “fundoshi” in Japanese, are traditionally worn by men, but are rare nowadays. Women, however, could bring them back into fashion since they’re more liberating…

By: Annika Harris / March 30, 2009
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