Archive: Feb 2012

Evening Quickies: Lindsay Lohan Promises She’s Sober

Lindsay Lohan appeared on "The Today Show" this morning and promises she's sober -- though she couldn't say by how many days [Odd. -- Editor] -- and will knock her "Saturday Night Live" hosting gig this weekend out of the park. Girl, we have heard you say this stuff before! LiLo also told Matt Lauer…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 29, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Women More Likely To Support Obama’s Birth Control Decision

Women are more likely than men to support President Obama's mandate that insurers cover the cost of birth control, according to a new poll of registered voters by Poll Position. Forty-six percent of women supported the mandate, compared to only 37 percent of men. Anyone else surprised these numbers are so low? […
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 29, 2012

Target Pulls Totally Offensive Whitney Houston Greeting Card

This Target greeting card is one of those things that was offensive to begin with, but crossed way over the good taste line when Whitney Houston passed away. Luckily, the chain had the good sense to realize that they needed to get the card off the shelves ASAP. "The card was in our stores prior…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 29, 2012

February 29: What Are We Wearing Today?

Happy Leap Day! Did you make any decisions that wouldn't count tomorrow as a result of this once-every-four-years occasion? I did. I told the world about "smell butts." Now, let's never speak of it again. Click onward to see what we're wearing today!
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 29, 2012

This French Village Can Be Yours For Only Half A Mill

Attention those of you who have always dreamed of owning your very own village in France. For the reasonable price of $369,930 the entire village of Courbefy, located in the region of Limousin, can be yours. The Credit Agricole bank had to repossess Courbefy after a downturn in the farming industry led to its decline…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 29, 2012

RIP Society: Lifetime Picks Up Bristol Palin’s Reality Show

 Bristol Palin will not go gently into that good night: the country's most famous teenage mom will be starring on a Lifetime reality show set to air later this year. "Life's A Tripp" — as in Tripp, her toddler son with baby daddy Levi Johnston — is not the same reality show for the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 29, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Lovely Yellow Dresses

We know it's going to be little while before it's officially spring, so why not channel the sunshine with these bright yellow dresses? We've picked 10 bright and cheery numbers guaranteed to lift your mood without breaking the bank.
By: Julie Gerstein / February 29, 2012

This Is What Coco’s Ass Looks Like Upside Down

You know you were curious about what would happen when Coco's ass and aerial yoga made each other's acquaintance. Well, here you go. I happen to know that this pose is called Monkey. I know this because I've done aerial yoga. But my butt never looks quite like that. Coincidentally, "Fat Bottomed Girls" by Quee…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 29, 2012

Carré Otis Gives Her Support To The Model Alliance

For as long as the modeling industry has boomed, there has been tales of abuse exacted upon fashion models. In some ways, it comes with the territory: it's a business that banks upon barely nubile girls, frequently but not always sourced from poverty-stricken backgrounds in foreign countries, valued solely for their competency as human clothe…
By: Rachel Krause / February 29, 2012

All Of Lindsay Lohan’s Totally Not Terrible “SNL” Promos

Well lookie here, it appears that Lindsay Lohan's promos for her episode of "Saturday Night Live" aren't looking so bad after all. This weekend will be her fourth time hosting, so she knows what she's getting into, and supposedly has told producers that "nothing is off limits." Hopefully they'll be mildly kind (while still packing…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 29, 2012

7 Anti-Flirting Tips For Modern Women

I was pleased to learn about the existence of the 1920's organization called the Anti-Flirt Club. Founded by a woman named Alice Reighly, the group was comprised of young women who had been "embarrassed by men in automobiles and on street corners." Who among us has not? While we appreciate the Anti-Flirt Club's effort…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 29, 2012

Be My Boyfriend: Oetzi The Ancient Iceman

Dear Oetzi AKA The Ancient Iceman, I just saw a picture of you and damn, with a beard like that all you need is a jaunty newsboy cap and you could easily find work as a Stumptown barista. Scientists have analyzed your genome and just discovered that you were lactose intolerant (only soy lattes for…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 29, 2012

It’s Leap Day, You Get A Pass!

Today is February 29. It happens only every four years, which means you get a pass to do something really weird, out of character or totally irresponsible today. So go ahead and live it up! Today doesn't count! And in case you're not sure what to do with your newfound freedom, we've got some idea…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 29, 2012

Kerry Trebilcock Has Eaten 4,000 Sponges And 100 Bars Of Soap

Dental nurse Kerry Trebilcock has eaten 4,000 sponges and over 100 bars of soap, but it hasn't been in the name of oral hygiene. The Sun reported that Trebilcock, 21, suffers from pica, a rare disorder that causes sufferers to crave non-food items. In Trebilcock's case, this means washing sponges and organic soap. She told the Su…
By: The Huffington Post / February 29, 2012

Wendy Williams Says Viola Davis’s Natural Hair Made Her Look Like A Man

Move your nasty self over, Kelly Osbourne: there's a new girl-on-girl hater in town. Talk show host Wendy Williams had some crap to say about Viola Davis's decision to go natural at the Oscars  and it was not nice. According to the blog Madame Noire, Wendy Williams said no one wanted to…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 29, 2012

Taylor Swift Covers Harper’s Bazaar Australia

Not only can Taylor Swift sing, but she can also own the hell out of a magazine cover, as evidenced in both the February issue of Vogue and her latest turn on the front of Harper's Bazaar Australia. I'm always pleasantly surprised by just how beautifully she photographs for high fashion; it really i…
By: Rachel Krause / February 29, 2012

Quiz: Match The Frisky Staffer With The Screwed Up Childhood Game

One thing, we've discovered, that all of The Frisky ladies have in common is the fact that we played really bizarre games when we were children. I feel very strongly that you all need to know about these games. Click through to see if you can match the  screwed up game with its player. Teaser:…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 29, 2012

Rush Limbaugh On Danica Patrick: “What Do You Expect Of A Woman Driver?”

I don't know why anyone is asking NASCAR driver Danica Patrick about her opinion on the Obama administration's contraception rules, but oh well, that's besides the point. She  supports it. Radio host Rush Limbaugh is not happy about this. Talking about Danica Patrick on his show, he guffawed, "She said, 'I leave it u…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 29, 2012

Rachel Bilson Slut Shames The Slutty Dress Wearer

"I guess I'm not too crazy about slutty dresses. You try something on, and if you feel like a slut, you probably look like one." -- "Hart of Dixie" actress Rachel Bilson, prescribing sluttiness on all of us who would wear slutty dresses. Geez, this is why you probably shouldn't take your style or life…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 29, 2012

Girl Talk: The Ceremony

My friend Rachel suggested it. We planned it for Friday the 13th, mostly because that sounded like a special day. "I could really use a ceremony. Do we get to dress up?" I asked, half-joking. "Of course we do!" The Ceremony we planned wasn't affiliated with any religion or spirituality. It was anything we wanted…
By: Kate Fridkis / February 29, 2012
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