Archive: Nov 2012

Be My Boyfriend: “Down 2 Boink” Con

Dear Garrett Michael Hoover, I like a man who knows what he wants -- and it's clear from this Horry County mugshot that you like to boink. Well, guess what? I like to boink, too. Maybe we could boink together, just as soon as you get out of jail for disorderly conduct. In the meantime,…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 29, 2012

8 Ways To Handle The Holiday Blues

The bloating of Thanksgiving and the bloodshed of Black Friday are behind us, and now Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year's celebrations are ahead of us. It's the most joyous time of the year, right? You're ridiculously happy and emotionally stable right now, aren't you? Not so much? Yeah, me neither. For one thing, we're down to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 29, 2012

Unexpectedly Awesome Ways To Dress For Your Body Type

If you're a woman who has spent any amount of time reading fashion magazines, you probably know the (usually fruit-related) name of your body type and which clothing is most effective at covering up the "flaws" that come with being shaped like an apple, pear, or cinnamon stick. Cartoonist Madéleine Flores has some different ideas about…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 29, 2012

The Real Reason These 8 Celebs Got Pregnant

Leave it to Jessica Simpson to get pregnant at what seems to be the most calculated moment possible. Her announcement that she is expecting baby number two came just in the nick of time for her to snake her way out of that Weight Watchers endorsement deal. But, if she wasn't getting preggo to avoid…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 29, 2012

Gavin Rossdale Might’ve Grabbed His Sister’s Butt (Not His Nanny!)

That picture of Gavin Rossdale supposedly goosing his children's nanny's bum? It might not have been the nanny ... it might have been his sister, Soraya. Yup. This story just got hella weird. [Perez Hilton] Lifetime is considering a lawsuit against Lindsay Lohan for a breach of contract over her "Liz & Dick" tomfoolery o…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 28, 2012

‘Man Boob’ Surgery Surges

Dude looks like a lady no more. More men are seeking breast reduction surgery to treat gynecomastia, which causes the dreaded "man boobs," reports the BBC. Statistics from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons show that 790 men in the UK underwent the procedure last year, double the amount who had the surgery five year…

By: Newser / November 28, 2012

Defense Attorney Likens 11-Year-Old Gang Rape Victim To “Spider” Who Lured Men To Her Web

Victim blaming! Racism! The trial for those involved in a videotaped gang rape of an 11-year-old girl in Cleveland, Texas, is, predictably, a demoralizing shitshow. You're going to need to go to your happy place for awhile after reading this one. [Houston Chronicle] Every hospital in Mississippi has refused to grant admitting privileges to abortion providers at…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 28, 2012

“Star Trek Into Darkness” Gets A Synopsis — But Who’s The Villain?!

Be still my beating nerd heart -- the next film in the "Star Trek" reboot series from JJ Abrams, "Star Trek Into Darkness," has finally got a synopsis, lending many a clue as to which villain Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing. Will it be the long-rumored Khan? Or someone a little more obscure? [The Mary

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 28, 2012

Style Stealer: Celine Dion’s Look Will Go On

Yesterday, The Frisky's Official Celine Dion Fan Winona posted an awesome Celine look, and reader bettyb said she was craving Celine's shoes. We feel you. But! Since Celine is, well, Celine we figure her shoes are pretty unaffordable. If we had to guess, we'd say she's wearing either  a pair of $450 Burberry pumps or…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 28, 2012

Uh Oh: Magazines Make Dudes Feel Insecure, Too

I love GQ magazine. There are some really good writers and they generally have well-written and researched features. They also have a style column, written by punk rock icon (he made the film "Downtown 81") Glenn O'Brien. O'Brien provides fairly no nonsense sartorial advice on things like how to wear a bowtie and whether or…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 28, 2012

Beauty Test Drive: Urban Decay Supercurl Curling Mascara

My lashes are stick straight and blonde, and I wish I was fine with that, but instead I have dedicated a significant portion of my time on earth to making them appear long, dark, and luxuriously curly. This pursuit has taken me to the brightly lit beauty counters of luxury cosmetic brands and the dark…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 28, 2012

The Good, The Bad & The Meh: The 2012 British Fashion Awards

Everything is better in England, if slightly more damp, and the style is no exception. I mean, they have Alexa Chung! We have … Miley Cyrus. The annual British Fashion Awards celebrate the creative success of British designers and other fashion industry talent ― Stella McCartney was the grand winner this time around, taking home…

By: Rachel Krause / November 28, 2012

Bangladesh Woman Forced To Remarry Husband After He Threw Acid In Her Face

As if dealing with a cheating and violent husband is not enough to endure, a Bangladeshi woman had acid thrown into her face by her husband when she dared to divorce him. Nurbanu, 36, discovered her husband with another woman and divorced him — only to find herself doused in acid by him eight day…

By: Daley Quinn / November 28, 2012

Jessica Chastain Goes Bare For British GQ To Promote “Zero Dark Thirty”

The ever-classy and compelling Jessica Chastain is one of the last Hollywood actresses I would ever expect to get scantily clad for a lad mag, yet here she is on the cover of British GQ! And hey, she could teach some of our more indiscriminate starlets a thing or two, because girlfriend looks smokin'. I…

By: Rachel Krause / November 28, 2012

22 Out-Of-Whack Photoshop Fails

Photoshop fails are all around us; even to the trained eye, many of these mistakes slip through the cracks on a daily basis. However when they're pointed out to us, we often find ourselves saying, "how did I ever miss that?" Take a look through some outrageous Photoshop flops and see if you're as sharp a…

By: Stylelist / November 28, 2012

November 28: What Are We Wearing Today? (Video!)

Oh, oh, what's this? "What Are We Wearing Today" in video form?!?!?! Yes. Yes it is. Which means there's a bit of fierce runway strutting involved. Werk. Watch above!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 28, 2012

Guess Who Chopped Off Her Long, Flowing Locks?

When I first saw this picture, I genuinely had no idea who it was. I suspected it might be Kylie Minogue, and then I had the vague notion that maybe it was Alanis Morissette. Admittedly, I saw it when I had just woken up and my eyes were still bleary with sleep, so my cele…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 28, 2012

The 10 Stages Of Being Assaulted By A Bad Winter Cold

Half the office is down with a nasty cold this week, me among them. I've been laid up for the past couple of days, and can't remember what the outside world looks like (kidding! Not really). We imagine some of you are also experiencing your first or fifth cold of the season, so we've cataloged…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 28, 2012

Women With Endometriosis Are Seen As More Attractive, Study Claims

Women with the most severe forms of endometriosis are seen as more attractive than those with mild forms or no form of the disease, according to a new study conducted by Dr. Paolo Vercellini, an obstetrician and gynecologist at Universita degli Studi in Milan. Endometriosis is problem with a woman's uterus in which the tissue…

By: Daley Quinn / November 28, 2012

Rainn Wilson Spoofs Angus T. Jones’ “Two And A Half Men” Freak Out

Remember a couple of days ago when Angus T. Jones, the "half" on "Two And A Half Men," had a major video freak out, and told fans of the show that the sitcom was utter filth? Yeah, that was pretty crazy. Well, now Rainn Wilson and Craig Robinson of "The Office" offer a similar warning…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 28, 2012
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