Archive: Jan 2012

5 Purchases I’m Going To Make This Year That Will Make Me Feel Rich

The key to not feeling poor, I’ve discovered, is choosing the right things to spend your money on. I skip cable and splurge on fancy dinners. I deny myself cab rides so I can get weekly pedicures. It’s all about making financial choices that make me feel good. If you are reading this right now,…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 29, 2012

Random Single Gal Recipe: Miso ‘N’ Mustard Marinated Fish With Sauteed Kale

Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! I’m definitely not a chef, but I think I manage to whip up some tasty things in my tiny New York kitchen, so when the mood strikes, I like to introduce you to an easy recipe I’m currently loving.

Maybe…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2012

Artisan Pencil Sharpening Is A Thing

Whether you have a penchant for perfectly shaped graphite or simply want to impress your hipster friends, David Rees has just the service for you: artisan pencil sharpening. For $12.50 you can send your favorite pencil to David for sharpening; for $15 he will provide the pencil. The manual sharpening takes place in David’s Hudso…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 29, 2012

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Does Another Disgustingly Adorable Thing

You guys know I love Joseph Gordon-Levitt, right? Like, love-love. However, I must say, this latest spate of cute videos of JGL singing might just have pushed me over the edge from love to hate. Like, stop being so great, guy. It’s too much. I can’t keep up. If my fantasy that we will one…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 29, 2012

Stars Fête Prada’s 24-Hour Museum

As I’m sure you’re well aware, Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week is in full swing, and so is all the festivity that comes along with it. Last night, the biggest (and most notoriously fun-loving) fashion superstars this side of the Rive Gauche celebrated the launch of Prada’s 24 hour museum. A collaboration between Prada and…

By: rachelkrause / January 28, 2012

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Made The World’s Largest Gumball Out Of ABC Nicorette

Look at what we got here. This fine gentleman, 50-year-old Barry Chappell, has been collecting more than 95,000 pieces of already been chewed Nicorette gum for the last six years and fashioning them into one giant gumball. He keeps this 175 pound nicotine blob in his sauna, where the gum stays moist and supple for…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 28, 2012

Jon Hamm On Don And Peggy’s Subordi-Friendship

“I think in the world of the show we see the office through Peggy’s eyes. She’s the new girl and we see her from her very first day… And we’ve watched through over 50 episodes of television her grow and become more confident and we’ve watched Don alternately shout at her and correct her and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 28, 2012

Beauty Test Drive: REN Pore Minimizing Mask

The open pores on my nose drive me crazy, and when I say I’ve tried everything to shrink them, I mean everything: cleansers, masks, serums, creams, drugstore, department store, made in my kitchen, all claiming to do the same thing, and hardly ever fulfilling that promise. I had all but given up on my endeavor…

By: Rachel Krause / January 28, 2012

Style Stealer: The Stars Of “Bachelorette”

Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan and Rebel Wilson star in the upcoming dark (very dark!) comedy “Bachelorette,” and this week the three made the rounds at the Sundance Film Festival promoting the film. We are so excited to see this movie — especially since catching Rebel Wilson’s hilarious turn as one half of a creepy brother/sister…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 28, 2012

Drew A Jew? 8 Celebs Who Converted For Love

L’chaim! Another one joins the tribe! Drew Barrymore is reportedly converting to Judaism before she marries fiance Will Kopelman, because being a shiksa won’t fly. It’s time to start brushing up on the Torah and boot up that old episode of “Sex and the City” where Charlotte converts for Harry Goldblatt. [New York Observer]…

By: The Frisky / January 28, 2012

Style Retrospective: Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana is kind of, maybe just a little bit, having a moment. She progressed from a young ballerina yearning for success in 2000’s Center Stage to the prettiest Na’vi in Avatar. Now, she’s taken on a public persona as Bradley Cooper’s latest (rumored) arm candy, not to mention a good samaritan who rushed to the

By: Rachel Krause / January 28, 2012

Weekend Project: DIY Apple-Vanilla Bourbon

This recipe for apple-vanilla bourbon instantly made my mouth water, and the best part? It’s the easiest recipe ever. Three ingredients, three steps: cube the apple, split the vanilla bean, combine with bourbon, done. It needs to steep for 5-7 days, so pour yourself a shot of regular bourbon now, and enjoy the fruits of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 28, 2012

Emma Stone & Andy Samberg Star In “MLK Day” (No, Not Really)

Emma Stone, Andy Samberg, Nick Cannon, the essence of Hugh Grant in every single movie he has ever made, and “America’s Kidz Got Singing” star Jenna Maroney have a dream. And that dream is that your butt will be in a seat on the opening night of “MLK Day.” It’s a feel-good rom-com about black…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 28, 2012

Evening Quickies: Behold, Michael Fassbender’s Naked Butt

Michael Fassbender’s been sharing his naked tush with the world since he was 25 and he filmed this commercial for the European airline SAS. You’re welcome! [Queerty]
Oprah is denying she is Blue Ivy Carter’s godmother. Whatever, that kid is going to get baller gifts from her anyway. [Mommyish]
Fran Drescher say…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 27, 2012

Today’s Lady News: British Plastic Surgeons Say Advertising Their Procedures Should Be Banned

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, a society of plastic surgeons, says what they perform are medical procedures and the procedures should not be advertised the same way clothing or cosmetics are. BAAPS also asked that annual checks be carried out on surgeons. The group said it is concerned by the increasing attitude…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 27, 2012

This Week In Sex: 12 Striptease Tips & Scratching An Ankle Itch Is As Pleasurable As Sex

Twelve things you need to know before you do that striptease for your man. No pole required. [iVillage]
Speaking of stripteases, this woman did one in oncoming traffic and then slapped onlookers. [Huffington Post]
No more excuses not to have an orgasm, ladies. There’s new news about the clitoris. [The Stir]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 27, 2012

Fashion By The Numbers

It’s time for your weekly dose of style stats! The couture shows in Paris this week gave us a wealth of interesting numbers involving barbecues, nipples, and airplane runways; not to mention other headlines like slipping profits for a retail behemoth and soaring ad pages for a major fashion mag. Read on to get the…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 27, 2012

Fun With Photoshop: If Stars Took Steroids!

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been dying to know what Megan Fox would look like with bulging, vein-y thigh muscles and an angry neck. theBERRY imagines other stars on ‘roids at the link… [theBERRY]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 27, 2012

Model Inner Monologue: Feeling Flush

This bright pink model was part of a rainbow of painted faces at the Alexis Mabille couture show in Paris on Monday. Check out the whole collection here.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 27, 2012

New Hampshire Considering Reversal Of Domestic Violence Laws

Oh, New Hampshire. There you go, sitting around thinking, You know what we don’t have enough of? Wife beatings!

Clearly that’s the only explanation for a piece of legislation proposed by state Republicans. According to the Concord Monitor newspaper, House Bill 1581 sought to require police officers to obtain a warrant in a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 27, 2012
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