Archive: Tue Nov 2011

Evening Quickies: Kate & Pippa Middleton Are Now Creepy Action Figures

Kate Middleton and little sis Pippa are now creepy (and expensive) action figures. However, I don’t think G.I. Joe is going to be too picky. [US Weekly]
Chelsea Handler and hotelier Andre Balazs are dunzo. Chelsea, call me! [New York Post]
How the Victoria’s Secret idea of “sexy” has evolved over time.

Jessica Wakeman / November 8, 2011

6 Things You Do On Facebook That Turn Him Off

If a guy doesn’t check you out on Facebook before your first date, he definitely will afterwards. While your profile and posting habits aren’t a be-all end-all, they can push a man who’s teetering toward calling it quits. After polling several men, we found six common Facebook faux pas that will cause a dude to… / November 8, 2011

Today’s Lady News: NY Post Columnist Suggests Cain Accuser Is Too Pretty To Be Credible

New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser tore into Sharon Bialek, the first woman to come forward with a face/name while accusing Herman Cain of sexual harassment. Why, the attractive blonde is so pretty that she must have been asking for it and/or making it up for more attention!  [The Stir
In honor of…

Jessica Wakeman / November 8, 2011

Hot Links: Kim Richards’ Odd Behavior Explained!

Have you been kept awake at night, wondering what the heck has been causing Kim Richards strange behavior on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”? Well, contract to what some of her castmates have implied, she hasn’t been drinking. Find out what’s really up with her slurred speech at the link. (Related: I officially…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 8, 2011

Etsy Spotlight: 13 Cute Passport Covers

There are few things more exciting than a fresh passport stamp in a new country, but all those international adventures can leave your documents looking worse for wear. Keep your precious passport protected–and add an extra shot of style to your travel accessories–with one of these handmade passport covers. We’ve rounded up a range of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 8, 2011

Straight Rugby Player Wakes Up Gay After Stroke

Brit rugy player Chris Birch was a regular 26-year-old straight dude, with a fiance and everything. He worked at a bank, and spent his free time drinking beer and watching sports with his friends. And then one day he had a freak accident at the gym–he was trying to do a back flip but broke…

Julie Gerstein / November 8, 2011

Herman Cain Wants To Lick This Ice Cream Off Your Supple Body

HarassMint Chocolate Chip with Fondled Fudge Chunks and Assaulted Peanuts? Oh, Herman Cain, you had this coming. Even if it is a spoof. [BuzzFeed]…

Jessica Wakeman / November 8, 2011

Reader Recipes: 6 Ways To Rock A Chicken

Last week, in honor of our mission to “Get Bitchin’ In The Kitchen,” I asked you to send me your favorite recipes for a forthcoming slideshow. Well, I got so many recipes that one slideshow just ain’t gonna suffice. Instead, I’m posting the recipes over the course of the week — and I’m still accepting…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 8, 2011

Sex Of Beyonce’s Baby Revealed With Ridiculously Lavish Gift

It’s a given that Beyonce and Jay-Z’s baby is going to be one of the most spoiled children ever to crawl the Earth. Not because his or her parents are out of touch with reality, because they’re stupid rich dagnabbit and so are their friends — why shouldn’t that tyke be spoilt to the core? The latest gift bestowed…

The Stir / November 8, 2011

Kate Winslet Launches Makeup Line With Lancôme

Is there any reason not to love Kate Winslet? She’s gorgeous, clever, and charming, not to mention one of the most compelling actresses in movies today. Kate also saved Richard Branson’s mother from a fire, making her a veritable saint. Fans of the British actress will also know that she has been the face of…

Rachel Krause / November 8, 2011

Fifth Woman, Donna Donella, Accuses Herman Cain Of Sexual Harassment

A fifth woman has accused Herman Cain, that charming roué, of sexual harassment. Donna Donella, 40, of Arlington, Virginia, said Cain tried to get her to set him up with an Egyptian businesswoman and when she refused, he asked her out to dinner. She refused that, too. (I mean, who wants to be a guy’…

Jessica Wakeman / November 8, 2011

“Celebrity” Cabbage Patch Kids Equal Parts Random & Terrifying

Show me a little girl who doesn’t want a Cabbage Patch Kid doll in the likeness of Al Roker and I’ll show you a liar. All small children are just dying to snuggle up with the “Today” show weatherman!
They aren’t? No? Well, let’s hope some deep-pocketed adults do, because someone needs to find the…

Jessica Wakeman / November 8, 2011

Worlds Been Had Colliding: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Covers R. Kelly

Seriously, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, are you effing with me? I already love you in a creepy, possibly unhealthy way, and then you go and cover R. Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)” during a performance at Ohio State University. You’re seriously too much, JGL. Too. Much. [Buzzfeed]…

Julie Gerstein / November 8, 2011

Anna Wintour Says Women Are Unfairly Criticized For Loving Fashion

“When women are in positions of power, and they’re featured in a women’s magazine like Vogue … they tend to be incredibly unfairly criticized. It’s an incredibly old-fashioned approach. Just because you’re in a position of power, and you look good and you enjoy fashion — does that mean you’re an idiot, or that it’…

Julie Gerstein / November 8, 2011

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: Glamour’s 21st Annual Women Of The Year Awards

Glamour held their 21st Annual Women of the Year Awards at Carnegie Hall last night, and some of the most bold-faced (female!) names in entertainment, politics, art, fashion, and social justice came out to show their support and recognize the often underrepresented causes that the Awards bring to light. Of course, with this many high-profile…

Rachel Krause / November 8, 2011

Why Bestiality Is Bad For Your Penis

Amongst the other notable reasons that you shouldn’t have sex with animals — it’s weird, and twisted, and gross, and wrong — add elevated risk of cancer to the list. A new study found that men who engaged in bestiality at some point in their lives were twice as likely to get penile cancer and…

Ami Angelowicz / November 8, 2011

Oprah’s Still Got It

While some see Oprah’s fire walk as a publicity stunt to save OWN’s plummeting ratings, I see it as a sign that she hasn’t changed at all. She’s still the badass that took over daytime television and she intends to stay that way. She wouldn’t be Oprah if she didn’t come onstage with a wago…

Ami Angelowicz / November 8, 2011

Girl Talk: I Won’t Cook For Just Any Man Ever Again

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved to cook. And while I love cooking for myself, I especially love cooking for others. It’s one of the ways I feel most comfortable showing affection. Cooking brings out a nurturing side that, quite frankly, is just waiting to kick into high gear once I have…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 8, 2011

Adriana Lima Reveals Her Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Diet/Starvation Plan

Wow. Adriana Lima has revealed how she preps for the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and it sounds … sucky. Adriana works out with a trainer every day, lifting weights, boxing, and jumping rope — which sounds normal for someone whose body is their livelihood — but beginning three weeks ago, she’s been exercising twice a

Rachel Krause / November 8, 2011

Do You Live In A Shopaholic City?

Quick! Do you live in Bakersfield, California? Do you spend an inordinate amount of money on shopping each month? That’s no surprise — you’re just doing your part to keep up with your friends and neighbors, because Bakersfield happens to be one of the most shopping addicted cities in the country. According to a new study…

Julie Gerstein / November 8, 2011