Archive: Jun 2010

Cash & Coupling: 15 Tips For Throwing A Wedding On A Budget

When I planned my wedding for last summer in one of the most expensive cities in the world (New York City) during the worst economic climate since the Great Depression, I picked up a few tips for couples looking to throw a wedding on a budget. I learned how to cut costs and stay sane…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 29, 2010

Quotable: Jennifer Hudson Speaks About The Murders Of Her Family Members

“It’s all a blur. It was surreal. It was like I was outside of myself. For almost two weeks straight, [I was] inside one room with just family and friends coming in and out. I prayed when I’d get up in the morning and prayed before I laid down at night. … I feel like…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 29, 2010

Little Girl Riding Pug Results In Cuteness Explosion

There is nothing cuter than this little girl riding this pug. NOTHING, you hear me? Nothing. [via our buddy at The Daily Wh.at, which was selected a Best Blog of 2010 by Time.com. Congrats!]…

By: Susannah Breslin / June 29, 2010

British Magazine Writer Says Breastfeeding Is “Creepy” And I Kind Of Agree

Uh oh, mommy-blogger kerfluffle! The deputy editor of the UK’s Mother and Baby magazine, Kathryn Blundell, has ruffled some feathers after describing breastfeeding as “creepy.” In a recent article in Mother and Baby, Blundell wrote that she bottle-fed her baby because “seeing your teeny, tiny innocent baby latching on to where your lover has bee…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 29, 2010

What You Should Know About Sunburns

With the July 4th holiday weekend almost here, it’s time to address the beauty issue that no one really wants to think about but is always a possibility: sunburn. We fully advocate using sunscreen on a daily basis, but unfortunately, sometimes those rays get the best of us and turn delicate skin bright red. I…

By: Bianca Posterli / June 29, 2010

Emma Watson Rocks Out In Her New Boyfriend’s Video

The lovely Emma Watson has a new beau—George Craig, the frontman of the band One Night Only. Not only were the two photographed at the Glastonbury Music Festival looking like a totally adorable rock n’ roll couple, but Emma appears in George’s new video for “Say You Don’t Want It.” And they’re kind of…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 29, 2010

30-Day Breakup Guide: Day 23

To celebrate the publication of our first-ever book, The Frisky 30-Day Breakup Guide, we’re re-running the original series that inspired it, and having writer Maude Standish bravely road test the book’s expanded tasks and tips. So follow along, chart your own progress, and find out everything else you need to know to forget he-who-shall-not-be-named!

By: Jamie Beckman / June 29, 2010

You Need A Sexier Personal Flotation Device

You’re going out on a hot date this summer, and your date is so cool, he’s taking you out on a boat. Awesome! you think. Until, that is, you board, and someone hands you a giant life vest. The orange does not go with your shoes. The bulky front totally covers your boobs. And those…

By: Susannah Breslin / June 29, 2010

Sexy Banker Wants State Investigation Into Citibank Sexual Harassment Claims

In a news conference held yesterday, Debrahlee Lorenzana, the former banker who claims she was sexually harassed, called for a state investigation into her claims against Citibank. Earlier this month, The Village Voice published an exposè on Lorenzana’s claims, including that her two male managers “starting making offhanded comments about her appearance,” specifically on her…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 29, 2010

20 Things Worth Spending Money On

When I moved a couple weeks ago from Manhattan to Brooklyn, I was reminded once again that there are certain things in life that are simply worth shelling out money for, no matter how tight your budget is. Anyone who has hired professional movers after experiencing the pain of moving without them knows exactly what…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 29, 2010

Amy Locane Of “Melrose Place” Facing Charges For Vehicular Manslaughter

Amy Locane, who played Sandy—the Southern bartender trying to make it as an actress—in the first season of “Melrose Place,” appears to be following in the footsteps of another blond “Melrose” alum. Earlier this year, Heather Locklear was investigated for a hit-and-run, though the only victim in that incident was a speed limit sign. Locane’…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 29, 2010

Get Everyone At BP A Copy Of This Calendar, Stat

This new calendar for the Surfrider Foundation shows bikini-clad girls posing on totally gross, polluted beaches. The idea is to raise awareness about the importance of preserving our beaches and water. (Talking to you, BP.) But does this remind anyone else of a shoot they’d do on “America’s Next Top Model“? [BuzzFeed]…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 29, 2010

Girl Talk: I’m Competitive

Little does the guy on the treadmill next to me know, I’m winning. He was ahead of me at first, but I’ve caught up. Now I’m out in front. He’s run 4.2 miles to my 4.4 in the same amount of time. Ha! I’m winning! I want to yell. I’M WINNING!

In reality I…

By: Angela Tung / June 29, 2010

“Huge” Recap: Fat People Were On TV And, Whaddya Know, The World Didn’t End

When the opening shot of a TV show is a scale, one thing is clear: this show will be about weight. But true to what actress Nikki Blonsky told me in our recent Q&A, her new ABC Family show “Huge” is about so many things beyond just body size. “Huge” debuted on ABC Family last…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 29, 2010

Quotable: Candace Cameron Bure On The Cultural Impact Of DJ Tanner

“Oh I totally enjoy [‘Full House’]. I don’t cringe at all. It’s funny and I completely embrace it. ‘Full House’ made me part of who I am today. There’s nothing embarrassing about it—maybe just the sweaters and big hair. I’ve had so many people say, ‘I used to want to dress like DJ Tanner.’ Now…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 29, 2010

Converse Kicks It Up A Stripe

We all love our classic Chucks, but this striped pair of Converse All Star Light Slips are a welcomed addition to any sneaker head or shoe lover’s collection. This summer, you’ll need a pair of reliable yet stylish shoes for sightseeing and exploring. The black and white pinstripes match everything; you can wear them with…

By: Lauren Gold / June 29, 2010

Was Jennifer Capriati Dating A Porn Star Prior To Her Overdose?

Last weekend, TMZ reported that one-time tennis champ Jennifer Capriati had overdosed. More recent reports state she is recovering from an overdose of prescription medication that her family has deemed “accidental.” But the story took a bizarre twist when male porn star Dale DaBone, 38, a 12-year veteran of the adult business whose real name…

By: Susannah Breslin / June 29, 2010

Guy Talk: We Merged Sex With TV

It was 11:45 p.m. on a Wednesday night. My wife and I were exhausted and cozied up in bed together. We both had one thing on our minds. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the same thing. I was craving sex and she was craving the season three finale of “Friday Night Lights.” We were at a standstill,…

By: Amit Wehle / June 29, 2010
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