Archive: Oct 2012

Hitched: How I Became A Homemaker

Flipping through my mom’s old yearbooks as a kid, I was taken by the bouffant hairdos and the small-town charm of her tiny East Texas high school; I was also…

Andrea Grimes |

Happy Halloween: Here’s “The Shining” Done “Seinfeld”-Style

Adding a laugh track can make just about anything better. Witness how the ’70s horror classic “The Shining” is transformed into a total comedy fest with the addition of the…

Julie Gerstein |

Halle Berry Wants To Play ’60s Civil Rights Activist Angela Davis

Here’s a biopic we could get behind: Halle Berry is really, really interested in playing the civil rights activist Angela Davis onscreen. Halle’s been saying in interviews for years that…

Jessica Wakeman |

The 8 Stages Of Being Trapped In Your Apartment For Days

1. Excitement. You’ve got supplies! You’ve got wine! You’ve got enough kettle corn to last for a year! You’re finally going to watch all five seasons of “Breaking Bad” and…

Ami Angelowicz |

Henri The Cat Suffers Existential Angst On Halloween

Halloween is here and Henri the existential French cat has succumbed to the meaninglessness of it all. Alors, I don’t think you can watch this without getting bummed. Sorry. [YouTube] …

Jessica Wakeman |

Cee Lo Green Accused Of Sexual Battery

Cee Lo Green has been accused of sexual battery against a woman at a restaurant in downtown Los Angeles. The “Voice” judge denies any wrongdoing. [Evil Beet Gossip]

Jessica Wakeman |

7 Disconcertingly Intimate Things I Have Said To Starbucks Customers

As I’ve mentioned before, I used to work at Starbucks. I learned a lot during my time there, made a lot of friends, and spilled a lot of mocha powder.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Mindy Kaling Says Gross Is Funny

“Do you remember that episode of 30 Rock where Liz got the cheap Lasik and starts crying out of her mouth? It was so funny and a bit grotesque. I…

Julie Gerstein |

10 Weird, Wacky And Totally Superfluous Things You Can Buy From The Lillian Vernon Catalog

When I was a kid, my mom always got the Lillian Vernon catalog. Because that was a million years ago, it was an actual paper catalog, and I used to…

Julie Gerstein |

Let Me Pet You: Orphaned Walrus Edition

Hey, a baby is still a baby — even if that baby happens to weigh a couple hundred pounds. This is Pakak, one of two orphaned baby walruses who are…

Julie Gerstein |

Ladies, Skrillex Is On The Market Again, I Repeat, Skrillex Is Single

Love is dead. Wee dubstep moppet Skrillex and girlfriend Ellie Goulding have split, their love apparently a casualty of Hurricane Sandy, or STDs or whatever, who cares? Actually, according to…

Julie Gerstein |

Ryan Gosling Pays Surprise Visit To Deaf School Fundraiser

Ryan Gosling is not going to let a little think like NYC being underwater to keep him from doing good deeds! He paid a surprise visit to a school…

Jessica Wakeman |

Today’s Lady News: Reader Submission Edition

Hurricane Sandy has us all topsy turvy, which means Today’s Lady News will be a reader submission edition! Submit your own links to news articles and blog posts about women, girls, trans-identified…

Jessica Wakeman |

“RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” Talk Presidential Debates And Other Important Stuff

I was too wrapped up trying to stay safe during Hurricane Sandy to watch last night’s episode of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,” but this interview with the GOILS will…

Ami Angelowicz |

October 30: What Are We Wearing Today? Hurricane Sandy Edition

Halleloo! New York City is still a hot mess, with power outages and flooding affecting millions of people. Amelia is still without power — send positive thoughts to her and…

Jessica Wakeman |

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8 With … Jessica Alba?

Microsoft officially unveiled Windows Phone 8 yesterday, and it did so with a special celebrity guest: Jessica Alba. Microsoft invited the actress to tout the phone’s “Kid’s Corner” feature, which…

Newser |

Ready For A Shot Of The World’s Strongest Beer?

Do you love beer but find it annoying that you have to drink so much of it to build up a nice solid buzz? Meet Armageddon beer, a Scottish concoction…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Must Haves: 10 Hurricane-Proof Rain Boots

This whole Hurricane Sandy thing has reminded us how unpredictable and destructive weather can be — especially if you’re caught outdoors without some protective rain gear. But there’s no reason…

Julie Gerstein |

Squirrel Accidentally Dresses Up For Halloween

I’m sure this squirrel didn’t mean to get its head stuck in this Halloween decoration and scare the ever living crap out of the neighbors. But still, the results were…

Ami Angelowicz |

Beauty How-To: How To Get An Old Hollywood Makeup Look For Halloween

Old Hollywood makeup can work well for a variety of Halloween costumes, whether you’re dressing up as Marilyn Monroe, Bettie Page or Jessica Rabbit from “Who Killed Roger Rabbit” (a…

The Frisky |
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