Archive: Sep 2009

Drink This, Get Pretty! (Or Maybe Not)

What the hell is Kombucha tea? Why is everyone all of a sudden slugging coconut milk? What about the whole green juice craze?

The makers or retailers of any of these drinks would have you believe glowing skin, shiny hair and a flat stomach really is just a bottle away. But we all…

By: Nina Carbone / September 30, 2009

“The Human Centipede” Looks Horrifying

So remember how we told you about Lars von Trier’s “Antichrist,” the movie that made waves on the festival circuit for being totally nasty? Well, that film’s testicle-smashing and clitoris-slicing might seem like a cakewalk in comparison to “The Human Centipede.” Here is the “plot” synopsis for this horror movie:”Two American girls are on a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2009

6 Cases Of Hollywood Baby Daddy Drama

Jude Law isn’t buying silver rattles for Samantha Burke’s baby just yet. The unknown model/actress says that the babe is his, but rumor has it Jude doesn’t want to meet the child until he’s seen the results of a paternity test and knows it’s his. Also, maybe he wants to feel like he’s on a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2009

Liveblogging “The Hills” And “The City”

What are you doing tonight at 10 pm? Oh, you’ll be here with me liveblogging the season premieres of MTV’s “The Hills” and “The City“? That sounds awesome. Click through to see the latest commentary on Kristin Cavallari’s general meanness, Heidi and Spencer’s general inanity, and Whitney Port’s general blahness. And please, by all means,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 29, 2009

Quickies: Khloe Kardashian’s Wedding Hair Cost A Few Thousand Dollars, Plus 5 Women Not To Befriend

Khloe Kardashian’s wedding hair cost $4,500 plus a $500 tip even though there wasn’t much to the ‘do. [TMZ] — Some women can’t even afford $4,500 for their gown, much less hair. And all this for a wedding that might not have legally married the two.
Olivia Wilde says she was advised to hide her…

By: Annika Harris / September 29, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Italy’s Prime Minister Calls Michelle Obama “Sun-Tanned”

Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi made a stupid joke about Barack and Michelle Obama’s dark skin, calling it a suntan. According to the AP, he told a crowd in Milan he was bringing well wishes from the United States from “what’s his name? Some, tanned guy. Ah, Barack Obama!” He then continued, “You won’t believe…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 29, 2009

Quick Pic: Isn’t This Against The School Dress Code?

We don’t care how permissive your fancy prep school is, we’re pretty sure this skirt would get you kicked out. Also, now we know who Kelly Osbourne was complaining about at the Teen Vogue party. [NYC, 9/29/09]…

By: Erin Flaherty / September 29, 2009

How To Do Your Makeup In 5 Minutes

When I hear stories about people who wake up at 5 a.m. to “put their face on,” I kind of feel like vomiting. (And if I weren’t too busy sleeping in, I would.) Honestly, it should never take more than about five minutes to put on totally passable makeup for the day. And if you…

By: Lily Q / September 29, 2009

Love Vandal: Coronary Thrombosis

Reader Tamara photographed this in downtown Ann Arbor, MI.

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 / September 29, 2009

How You Can Knit For A Good Cause

Knitters, listen up! Use your skills and take action by participating in Knitting Against AIDS (brought to you by the Designers Against AIDS foundation). All you have to do is put those needles to work, knit a scarf, and send it in (you will have to pay for international shipping because this particular project work…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 29, 2009

MERRIme.com: Episode 14

When I’m having boy trouble, you know who I wish I could call? The twins from “Sister, Sister.” On this episode of “MERRIme.com,” Merri seeks advice from Tia and Tamera after a slip of the “L” word causes her to panic. Later, Stephen makes a move on a vulnerable but aggressive Merri. [MERRIme.com]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2009

Paintballers Splatter A Lovely Marilyn Monroe


The first time I played paintball, I discovered that it really hurt when those suckers hit you and decided it just wasn’t for me. But I am pretty amused by these enterprising paintballers who got together and plotted to craft a pop-art Marilyn Monroe by shooting their paintball guns. Kind of cool, no?

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 29, 2009

Fashion In The Future May Require Tech Support

You certainly wouldn’t let your IT department predict clothing trends for next season. So, why is the fashion industry looking to scientists for their opinions on the future of design?

Yes, that’s right. When it comes to the new looks on the future runways, scientists are working with designers to come up with high-tech,…

By: Bianca Posterli / September 29, 2009

Stripper With A Taser Gun Is On the Run!

For those fascinated with stripper-on-stripper violence, have we got a story for you. Well, technically, it’s stripper-on-cocktail waitress violence. Anyway, at Cabaret North, a topless club in Fort Worth, Texas, exotic dancer Kathleen Bennett got in an argument with waitress Jennifer McReynolds. As they exchanged words, a manager fired Bennett. A few minutes later,…

By: Jessica Goldberg / September 29, 2009

Do You Want Your Dude’s House To Be Nicer Than Yours?

Interior designer Kimberlee Paige Hanson has just launched a new firm called “Sexy Bachelor Pad” which focuses on transforming post-college bachelor-pad disaster zones into hip, chic and sexy spaces. According to Hanson, “Women are nesters, so when they walk into a home where a man has really created atmosphere, it creates a different kind of…

By: Nina Carbone / September 29, 2009

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Mariah Carey To Karen O

It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin. This week, Mariah Carey continues to emancipate Mimi, Karen O knows where the wild things are, the Avett Brothers steal our hearts, Paramore makes us yawn, and Dizzee Rascal gets us dancing real funky at our desks. So, let’s get…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 29, 2009

New Fashion Site For Pets Makes Us Want To Roll Over And Play Dead

It’s quite possible the internet has finally gone too far.

While social media is taking over the fashion industry — D&G provided bloggers with their very own laptops in the front row — now it seems that dog and cat lovers have their own community as well. Fooniverse.com is a new social networking site…

By: Bianca Posterli / September 29, 2009

Milan Fashion Week Wrap-Up

Milan Fashion Week is finishing up, and then it’s off to gay Paree. If you were suffering from fashion fatigue this week, here’s a cheat sheet to what the critics had to say:

NYT fashion scribe Cathy Horyn was none too pleased with Milan’s presenters, singling out Dolce & Gabbana for “cafe curtain lace”…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 29, 2009
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