Archive: Jul 2010

Quotable: Matt LeBlanc On Being A Silver Fox

“I dyed my hair the whole time on ‘Friends.’ I just was sick of doing it. When ‘Joey’ ended, I took a lot of time off … I just really was kinda burned out. I just wanted to be a dad.”—Matt LeBlanc explains how he went gray and became a dad in the years after…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 30, 2010

My Two Cents: 10 Ways To Have Free Fun This Summer

If you’re on a tight budget and don’t have the means to jet off to your dream destination this summer, don’t be discouraged. There are plenty of things to do closer to home that cost absolutely nothing. After the jump, check out 10 things you can do that won’t strip you of your spending money.

By: Lauren Gold / July 30, 2010

Enough With The Alexander McQueen Tribute Products

That fashion designer Alexander McQueen committed suicide earlier this year was tragic enough. That a group of vultures are using his death to line their pockets with cash is plain sickening. It’s one thing when a trendsetting and chic magazine like Visionaire pays homage to the designer by devoting an entire issue to his iconic…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 30, 2010

It’s Time To Ditch Your Type!

The archetypal man of my dreams is tall, emaciated, pale, big-nosed, pock-marked, and bears a striking resemblance to Nick Cave or Pete Doherty (minus the scabs). This ideal reads constantly (when he’s not busy brooding), is brutally sarcastic, and wears a lot of black. I don’t know what he does for a living because i…

By: Judy McGuire / July 30, 2010

Flojuggler: For The Man Who Knows Nothing Is More Terrible Than A Woman’s Period

Men, are periods wreacking havoc on your lives? Everywhere you turn is there a woman eating a pint of Ben & Jerry’s or unwrapping a Tampax? Does this concern you? You never have to be blindsided again by leaving your man-cave only to confront the terror that is menstruation. A website called Flojuggler allows you…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2010

Dater X: My Return To Dating

You know when someone touches you for the first time? Not an incidental arm graze, but a meaningful, purposeful touch that says, “Hello, it is on.” I was standing beside Tall Guy in Central Park, watching a softball game when he casually reached a tattooed arm around me and hooked his hand around the narrowest…

By: Dater X / July 30, 2010

Can’t Get Enough Of These Crochet Booties

Few and far between are the crochet accessories that manage not to look like hippie-wear. These Candela NYC booties, however, expertly walk the fine line between something that belongs in the closets of people who went to Woodstock and pretty-chic. The ribbon laces, sleek shape, and floral pattern make them a total win in our…

By: Lily Q / July 30, 2010

Zac Efron Got His Girlfriend’s Permission Before Strip Club Trip

Dude, Zac Efron is whipped. Before a trip to a Flashdancers Gentlemen’s Club in New York City, he got his girlfriend’s permission. Last night Zac said on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” that he called Vanessa Hudgens to tell her in advance he’d be hitting the strip club with his “High School Musical” co-star Corbin Bleu.

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2010

How Pole Dancing Changed My Life

I sat on a purple mat wearing black yoga pants and a long-sleeved shirt across from 10 other women whose faces I couldn’t quite make out. The studio was dark, except for a few fake flickering candles lining the walls and two red-lit lamps. I looked around and counted four armchairs and fives poles. What…

By: Kimberlee Auerbach / July 30, 2010

Anti-Aging Update: Bee Venom Beauty Products “Sting” Your Skin (Ouch)

The following might seem a bit crazy, but sounds a heck of a lot more appealing than sticking a needle into your face: Skin care addicts are now turning to beauty products containing bee venom as an alternative to Botox. These products don’t come without pain, however. The ingredient “stings” the skin, increasing blood flow…

By: Leonora Epstein / July 30, 2010

Christina Hendricks’ Bathtime Talk Embarrasses Male Newscaster

As one should expect from a mere mortal man, this local newscaster dude from KTLA got hot and bothered when Christina Hendricks innocently mentioned her morning bath. She giggles graciously, but I was kinda hoping for a Joan Holloway-style zing!. [Daily Mail UK]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2010

Things In His House That Make Me Sad: Weird Candles

Welcome to “Things In His House That Make Me Sad,” a regular series from the blog Shmitten Kitten that we’ll be featuring on The Frisky, about the stuff seen in so many guys’ apartments that just make you shake your head and sigh.

Why does it smell like a locker room filled with…

By: Anna Goldfarb / July 30, 2010

Spray Tan Away Your Layover

Airports are already home to salons that provide 10-minute manicures so you can fix up those ragged cuticles while waiting for your flight, but now travelers will be able to solve their pasty white skin dilemmas before hopping on a plane as well. That’s right, until this Sunday, those flying through London’s Gatwick Airport ca…

By: Bianca Posterli / July 30, 2010

The USA: Where The Food Gets Grosser And Grosser

Have you eaten lunch yet? You might be about to lose it. Traditional American dishes are getting grosser and grosser. These stately favorites are packing cholesterol, saturated fats, and obscene portion sizes. It’s no surprise that the United States has obesity problems: Americans are quick to chow down on fast food, greasy snacks, and fried,…

By: Lauren Gold / July 30, 2010

Star Couplings: Kate Hudson Puts Relationship On Warp Speed

Kate Hudson is moving in with boyfriend-of-four-months Matt Bellamy. [I'm Not Obsessed]
Jennifer Love Hewitt has a new man in her life. [PopEater]
Supposedly, Tiger Woods still has feelings for Rachel Uchitel and wants to marry her. [Celebitchy]…

By: Annika Harris / July 30, 2010

Ex-Teacher Guilty Of Sexting Nude Pics To Student

Former New Hampshire high school teacher Melinda Dennehy, 41, pleaded guilty to emailing a 15-year-old student naked pictures of herself with her “genitals exposed,” as well as detailing all the naughty things she wanted to do to the kid via text and kissing him on more than one occasion. The bad gal was caught i…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 30, 2010

Keep Your Hands Off My Bikini Top, Please

I don’t know? What do you say about something like this? A woman in a bikini top made out of plastic hands over her breasts? Heavy has compiled a list of the top 20 worst bathing suits, but I am going to have to declare this one the winner. It’s just … horrifying. To me,…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 30, 2010

Freak Out: Kate Moss To Star In Reality TV Show

Kate Moss, perhaps the most over-exposed yet somehow mysterious model of our time, is venturing into the realm of reality TV. Moss won’t be hosting her own show — the gods are not that kind — but she will be making a guest appearance on Great British Hairdresser, a show slated to be hosted by…

By: Lily Q / July 30, 2010
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