Archive: Oct 2010

The Candy Hierarchy

For the most part I agree with this fairly detailed ranking of the various candies given out on Halloween. However, I am distressed by the absence of Sour Patch Kids. Where are they? And for the love of Willy Wonka, Butterfinger needs to be MUCH higher up. It's delicious! Also, trail mix doesn't deserve to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 29, 2010

Man Waterboards Girlfriend For Allegedly Cheating

This story will make you worry not just about the state of our country, but humanity in general. A Nebraska man named Trevor Case is being charged with domestic assault, making terrorist threats, and false imprisonment. Why? He allegedly waterboarded his girlfriend. The 22-year-old suspected his girlfriend was cheating on him and wanted to punish…
By: Kelli Bender / October 29, 2010

Ken Gets A Reality Show. Whitney Port Hosts?

"The City" is dunzo, but Whitney Port is moving onto bigger and better things. You know, like hosting an online reality series about ... wait for it ... Barbie's hunkahunka burnin' love, Ken. The eight-episode series on Hulu.com will be called "Genuine Ken: The Search for the Great American Boyfriend" and feature…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 29, 2010

An Ode To Danno

Though his full name may be Danny Williams, everyone knows the hardworking and lovable sidekick of "Hawaii Five-O" as Danno. James MacArthur brought this iconic character to life, and provided us with one of the most important phrases in the pop culture lexicon: "Book' em Danno." MacArthur spent 12 seasons booking Hawaii's toughest thugs i…
By: Kelli Bender / October 29, 2010

A Punk ‘Paca

OMFUG! No one rocks a punk 'do like an alpaca. Break out the Manic Panic, put a safety pin in his ear, and this dude is ready to go. [BuzzFeed]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 29, 2010

Laura Ling Names Baby After Bill Clinton, Plus Other Celebrity Namesakes

While in captivity in North Korea, Current TV reporter Laura Ling thought she would never be able to start the family she always wanted. Thanks to the efforts of many, including Bill Clinton, who escorted her back to the land of the free, her dream has actually come true. On Wednesday, Ling and…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 29, 2010

Jay-Z Regrets His Representation Of Women In Past Lyrics

"Some [lyrics] become really profound when you see them in writing. Not 'Big Pimpin.' That's the exception. It was like, I can't believe I said that. And kept saying it. What kind of animal would say this sort of thing? Reading it is really harsh ... We have to find our way back to true…
By: Annika Harris / October 29, 2010

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Doesn’t Love Me”

I've been with my boyfriend for a year and a few months. We moved in with other a year ago. It's pretty serious, and we plan to travel together this fall and move to a new country together. I would say it's a very happy and healthy relationship. The problem is I've repeatedly told him…
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 29, 2010

PETA Offers To Pick Up Lindsay Lohan’s Rehab Bill

When Lindsay Lohan was sentenced to go back to rehab until January 3rd rather than having to do another stint in the slammer, there was just one teensy problem. Allegedly, Lindsay can't afford the three-month $50,000 bill at the Betty Ford Center. Rumors swirled that she's been looking for a sponsor. And…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 29, 2010

Cheese People Are Among Us

Is your cheese aggressive and talented? Does your cheese occasionally hang out with Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez? Does you cheese have a sordid past with Madonna and an aversion to paparazzi? Then you're probably eating "Parmasean Penn." Penn is just one of several rather disturbing but incredibly accurate "Cheese People" found on the new Cheese…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 29, 2010

Were You Happy With The “Project Runway” Finale?

I don't want to enrage anyone who hasn't seen last night's "Project Runway" finale, in which the winner was named, so click after the jump for MAJOR OMG SPOILERS.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 29, 2010

Rihanna Explains Why She Skipped Bestie Katy Perry’s Wedding

"I was crushed. I was really looking forward to it—but [Katy] understood, thank god. [My] album is coming out in two weeks, and I had to be available for a lot of approvals. We couldn't get any phone service or internet service out there ... It would have been a little bit irresponsible [for me…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 29, 2010

Girl Talk: I’m In A Relationship — Do I Have To Stop Flirting?

I always thought "settling down" was a euphemism. It meant nesting and discovering the pleasures of Saturday nights on the couch, cuddling in sweatpants. And it does mean that a little bit. But in my case, "settling down" has meant literally calming down. The parts of me that were more spontaneous and manic, quick to…
By: Caitlin Row / October 29, 2010

A “Wish You Were Here!” Mug

What's better than a postcard? A postcard that can hold coffee! This pretty mug comes complete with an old-fashioned postmark, a place to write a personalized greeting, and a special pen with ink that becomes permanent after a quick trip to the oven. Even better, these postal-themed mugs didn't travel far: They're handmade in the…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 29, 2010

Ke$ha More “Sleazy” Than Usual In New Song

Take that, Katy Perry and your whipped-cream-spewing/fireworks-exploding boobs. Two can play this game! Ke$ha, the greatest artist of our generation, has tapped into the "Jersey Shore" spirit with her new song, "Sleazy." It's the cliché "Your Money Doesn't Impress Me, Dude," girl power-ish tune that every female singer or singing grou…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 29, 2010

Dear Wendy Updates: “Life Part Deux” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After the jump, we hear from "…
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 29, 2010

Ryan Gosling Solves A Rubik’s Cube

I have never been as into Ryan Gosling as Amelia and some of the other members of The Frisky staff (OK, no one comes close to Amelia's devotion). But as a girl who loves Rubik's Cubes, I am kind of swooning after seeing these photos of Ryan taking a cubing break on the set…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 29, 2010

Quick Tip Of The Day: Save Big With Coupon Codes

In the last year or so, I've turned into my mother and have become obsessed with using coupon codes when shopping online. I'm so obsessed, that I never make a purchase online without searching for a coupon code first. I'd say about 75 percent of the time, I'm successful in that search. Anyway, I wanted…
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 29, 2010
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