Archive: Jul 2011

What’s Happening Here? “Pon Pon Pon” Edition

Since I don’t speak a lick of Japanese, I’m forced to visually interpret what this weird video from Japanese artist Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is all about. My take: “I…

Julie Gerstein | July 31, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Famous Writers By Snack Food

Check out what your favorite writers were ingesting/imbibing as they penned works of literary genius. Who knew that oysters, vinegar, and canned meat could inspire such brilliance. If I ever…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 31, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Style 911: “I Need An Eco-Friendly Denim Jacket!”

I’m in the market for a jean jacket, but I want to get one that’s from am eco-denim company. I don’t really know whats out there, except for the Gap…

Julie Gerstein | July 31, 2011 - 4:00 pm

How “True Blood” Handles The Topic Of Rape

It look me a while to catch on to “True Blood”; weeks of friends talking nonsense about Jason Stackhouse’s sex life, several Freudian comments on the part of my mother…

Kat George | July 31, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Ask The Man Panel: Michelangelo’s Maxi Dress

The product description for this ModCloth maxi dress begins as follows: “‘Every block of stone has a statue inside it, and it is the task of the sculptor to discover…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 31, 2011 - 12:00 pm

The Frisky’s Top 12 Ebay Finds Of The Week

Today we’ve got fancy bike seats, Marimekko fabric and a Hussein Chalayan skirt that’s to die for. What more could you ask for? Check out all our eBay picks after…

Julie Gerstein | July 31, 2011 - 11:00 am

Josh Groban Treasures His Onscreen Kiss With Emma Stone

“After one of our scenes, the directors said, ‘This is feeling a little goofy. Let’s try this with a kiss at the end.’ And I thought, ‘Holy s—! I’ve never…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 30, 2011 - 6:00 pm

An Imagined Conversation With A Sad Model

Me: Why so sad?

Model: I’m wearing a denim vest.

Me: Oh.

Model: Also I ate some bad oysters.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 30, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Watch Rivers Cuomo Sing “Tonight” From “West Side Story”

If you love Weezer (yes) and you love “West Side Story” (double yes), then you’ll love this video of Rivers Cuomo belting out Tony’s part from “Tonight.” He’s not…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Do Sitcoms Hold The Key To A Happy Marriage?

What can we learn from marriages on situation comedies? For starters bowling teams and in-laws mean trouble. And if your spouse wants to talk to you in the kitchen, you’re…

Yahoo! Shine | July 30, 2011 - 12:30 pm

Soapbox: Rapper Da Brat’s Glamorous “Vibe” Confuses Me

Rapper Da Brat shows off a new look in Vibe magazine’s “Summer of Celebs in Swimwear” series. The rapper, whose look usually consists of multiple ponytails or cornrows and sagging…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 30, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Awesome Show Alert: “The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret,” Now With Jon Hamm

I, like many of you out there, am a big Hamm fan. No, not the meat—the person, as in I’d have me a Jon Hamm sandwich anytime. So I…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 30, 2011 - 11:00 am

Beyonce Loves On Lady Gaga

“I love Gaga. I mean, if she didn’t perform and she wasn’t a singer, just as a human being I love her to death. But on top of it, she…

Julie Gerstein | July 30, 2011 - 10:00 am

Evening Quickies: Another Royal Wedding! Zara Phillips, Cousin Of William & Harry, Weds Tomorrow

Another royal wedding, already? Oh, yes. Zara Phillips, a cousin of Prince William, will marry rugby player Mike Tindall tomorrow in Edinburgh, Scotland, making them the Earl and Countess…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: The Problem With Smurfette

Oh, Smurfette! Let us overthink your existence and whether it means something. [The Atlantic Monthly]
A new essay has been released by civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks which…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2011 - 6:40 pm
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