Archive: Sep 2010

Money 101: How To Save For The Big Stuff

Let’s face it, saving money is a bitch. But all the big stuff in life — car, college, marriage, kids, travel — have equally big dollar signs attached. To minimize debt, saving for these expenditures ahead of time is important. Here are six effective strategies to set money aside — and keep it there.

By: Amelia Timbers / September 29, 2010

Seal And Heidi Klum Leave Nothing A Secret In New Music Video

We’re really glad that Seal and Heidi Klum are so in love and all. But Seal’s new music video for his single “Secret,” featuring him and Heidi butt naked in bed and lightly caressing one another, has hit my “feeling violated button.” I’m really uncomfortable watching them touch intimately for a full 3:28.

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 29, 2010

Ashley Tisdale Prefers Being Brunette

“Savannah has like a Southern flair. She comes from a wealthy family. She is always in little floral outfits. [As for my hair], I went dark a year ago for my music. I am naturally brunette. I went blonde for Disney, so I wanted to go back. I went back to blonde for something else…

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

Style Mission: How To Score At A Thrift Store

Shopping at thrift stores is a great way to fill your wardrobe with unique pieces, save money, and rack up bragging rights: “Oh, this gorgeous silk scarf? Two bucks at Goodwill!”

Unfortunately, thrifting can also be overwhelming and exhausting. After the jump, a list of the supplies, strategies, and self-affirmations you’ll need to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 29, 2010

Gotta Have It: Robot Hair Washer

So, I hate showering. I find it tedious and boring and it’s hard to do my usual multi-tasking in there. But unfortunately, while I can get away with ye olde whore’s bath on off-shower days, my hair can get a little lackluster. That is why I want, nay, need, this robot hair washer (currently o…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2010

Brad Womack Swears He’s A Changed Man

“I’ve changed. I’m ready to meet someone. [I’ve done] intensive therapy [to] try and determine where I went wrong, how I could fix myself, how I could change the things I needed to change to help me find somebody … I want to come home to a beautiful family and provide for them.”
Brad Womack

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

17 Cheap Dates Men Actually Like

We here at The Frisky love a good cheap date, and so do the guys at Esquire.com. So we got together and created two great guides for cheap dates: one for women and one for men. Check out our cheap date suggestions on Esquire.com: “17 Cheap Dates That She’ll Actually Like.” As for what the…

By: The Frisky / September 29, 2010

“Hellcats” Cram Session: The Truth About Injuries In Cheerleading

It’s “Hellcats” night, party people! As I’ve told you 901 times—this show has a special place in my DVR heart because it is based on a non-fiction book I wrote a few years back called Cheer: Inside The Secret World Of College Cheerleaders. Also, the show is awesome. So I hope you’ll be watching…

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

Wayne Brady And Mike Tyson Redo Bobby Brown’s “Every Little Step” Video

I don’t know if you have to have been around to see the original version of Bobby Brown’s “Every Little Step” video to appreciate this oh-so faithful reenactment starring Wayne Brady and, um, Mike Tyson, but I find it to be totally hilarious. Mike needs to work on memorizing his choreography, though. Make…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 29, 2010

Which Single Woman Stereotype Are You?

In my early 20s, I’d say I was an Organic Slow and Steady. When I was engaged to my fiance, I definitely thought of myself as a Ritual Re-Inventor. And after our breakup? A Phoenix, baby. Nowadays, I’d consider myself an Organic Someday Mom Trailblazer. What the hell am I talking about? These monikers are…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2010

Will Going Blond Turn Nicole Richie Into A Ditz (Again)?

Last December, Nicole Richie played into the dumb blond stereotype by saying she felt smarter as a brunette. So now that she’s gone back to having blond hair, has her brain cell tally gone down? [NYC, 9/29/10]…

By: Annika Harris / September 29, 2010

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: John Travolta Having Gay Spa Sex? Can Lindsay Lohan Be Saved?

This week the tabloids threw their usual fodder at me about celeb diet secrets and “Teen Mom” updates, but I ignored it all. Instead I dug deep to give you the stories you really care about, like the Kardashians talking about babies and Brad Pitt attending tea parties. If that isn’t investigative journalism, I don’t…

By: Kelli Bender / September 29, 2010

Kelly Osbourne: Behind The Mustache

“I was the crash test dummy. The wax was so hot that it burned me. By the time she pulled the wax off, my skin went with it and I had to go to school with a scab mustache. Now I have a mustache that I have to wax that I blame my mom for!”…

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

Crystal Renn Eating In French Vogue: Gross Or Glamorous?

French Vogue’s 90th anniversary issue continues to shock. The editorials inside include this sure-to-inspire-debate series of plus-size model Crystal Renn gorging on squid, slathering herself in spaghetti, and putting away a plate of chicken. To up the controversy, the photographer is Terry Richardson. Personally, I like the photographs — I think they’re beautiful and sort…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 29, 2010
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