Archive: Aug 2011

Evening Quickies: Is Madonna A Toilet Tyrant — Or Is This Story Just Crap?

In Touch claims Madonna doesn't allow her boyfriends or her kids to use her toilet, a claim her rep called "crap." No pun intended, I'm sure. [Gossip Cop] Bravo has decided "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" will debut on it's original date, September 5. The network considered pushing back the premiere after…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthoods In Kansas Get Funding Again

Yesterday a federal judge ordered Kansas to restore federal family planning funds to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state. Earlier this year, the state legislature stripped Planned Parenthood Kansas of part of its funding because it is upset the clinics provide abortions. [McClatchy DC] Illinois state representative Deborah Mell (D) married her…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2011

Doctors Can’t Force Texas Women To View Ultrasound Before Abortions, Judge Rules

A federal judge has struck down parts of an extreme Texas law going that would require a doctor to show a woman — including a rape victim — an ultrasound, describe the development of the fetus, and give her headphones to listen to a fetal heartbeat before an abortion. Doctors who refused…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2011

Shopping Guide: Rad Rope Detailing

The other day, I saw a great shirt with nautically-themed rope detail on it, and almost purchased it, but balked at the last minute. I'm kicking myself now, because the rope detailing gave the blouse an added kick that elevated it from typical to totally outstanding. To ensure that you and I don't make that…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2011

Paz De La Huerta Glamourizes The Crotch Shot

Watch out, Britney, you're not the only girl in Hollywood flaunting the crotch shot. "Boardwalk Empire"'s Paz de la Huerta shows us ladies how it's done (thigh highs, garter, matching bra and panties) in this new sexy new ad for Agent Provocateur. Paparazzi aren't just slimeballs — they're also very lucky! […
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2011

Your Facebooking Is Ruining The Economy, FYI

You think composing pithy Facebook status updates and slyly stalking your exes via the social networking site isn't bothering anybody, right? Well, you're wrong. Your Facebook usage is ruining the economy. Just ask Michael Fitzpatrick, an analyst at ConnectSolutions who discovered the huge toll Facebook has taken on our productivity and general will to live…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2011

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Wears Pickle Fingers

Gather 'round children and I will tell you the tale of old William Picklefingers. Legend has it that after burning his hands on the stove, he plunged them into a jar of pickles to ease the pain. When he pulled them out, his fingers had magically turned into delicious dills! These plastic pickle fingers are…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2011

Jaleel White: 8 Career Suggestions For Him

We were a little too excited earlier this month when Cee Lo Green premiered his amazing video for "Cry Baby" and it starred Jaleel White, aka Steve Urkel from "Family Matters." And Jaleel is doing the right thing by capitalizing on his moment. He has apparently signed on to star in the…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 31, 2011

Lady Gaga Might Have Worn A Prosthetic Penis As Jo Calderone

Did you take a close look at Lady Gaga's groin area at the VMAs, when she appeared all night as her male alter ego, Jo Calderone? According to Us Weekly, if you had, you might have noticed a little somethin' somethin' down there. (And no, this isn't a rehash of the rumor…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 31, 2011

7 Awkward Online Dating Scenarios You Failed To Consider

Love it, hate it, or feel meh about online dating, if you play the game, you may find yourself in some awkward scenarios you failed to consider. And when I say game, I mean "Magic: The Gathering". Say for instance, that you meet someone online who just happens to be a blogger. When you go…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2011

Bab-eyoncé Already Gets Taiwanese Animation

Stinky poop and dollar signs come flying out of Beyoncé's baby's butt in this new Taiwanese animation video about the pop star's newly announced pregnancy. Let's be honest, that's not too far from the truth. [YouTube]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2011

Guy Sells Engagement Ring On Craigslist — For $1!

What do you do when an engagement goes sour? If you're one anonymous guy in Iowa, you put the ring up for sale on Craigslist, for a dollar. According to the post, which has since been removed by the author (most likely due to the high volume of interest): "A jeweler and I designed the…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2011

Adventures In Bad Marketing: Would You Trade A Date For A New Pair Of Shoes?

There is nothing at all creepy about trading yourself like so much chattel in exchange for a pretty pair of new shoes, right? Right. Good, because that's exactly the big idea behind Chocolate Sole Lounge's new "Get a Man and Get a Gorgeous Shoe" program." Chocolate Sole Lounge is a direct marketer that offers wome…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2011

Money Shot: Marilyn Manson Steps Out With A Merkin-Clad Mannequin

In case you were wondering what Marliyn Manson's up to these days, he was spotted leaving Hollywood's Chateau Marmont Hotel with a mannequin, I mean performance artist Narcissister. She plays a convincing blow-up doll. The merkin is a nice touch. Very "Lars and the Real Girl." [ONTD]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2011

New Mexico State Trooper Caught Having Sex On Hood Of Car, With Gun On

What's better than having sex on your office desk? Doing it on the hood of your squad car, in uniform, if you happen to be a state trooper. Apparently, a guy was caught doing just this in broad daylight by a security camera a few weeks ago. And the dude is even still wearing hi…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 31, 2011

Girl Talk: How I Stopped Falling For Guys Who Failed To Mention They Had Girlfriends

When I was in my late 20s, I had a crush on a guy I worked with. He was tall and preppy, and looked like he’d stepped out of a J. Crew catalog. Every Monday morning I’d skip down the aisle, lean on the wall of his cubicle, and ask him how his weekend was,…
By: Jennifer Garam / August 31, 2011
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