Archive: Aug 2012

People Twerking It At The RNC (NSFW)

I interrupt your regularly scheduled consideration of serious political issues to bring you this video of Republicans twerking it to "My Neck, My Back (Lick It)" by rapper Khia. I must warn you the audio is very NSFW, but the dance moves make it all worth it. I don't know about you, but I'm refreshed…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2012

Completely Offensive: Style.com Says “Lesbian Chic” Is The Next Big Thing

Because sexual identity is practically the same as wearing heels or flats, the fine fashionistas at Style.com have declared that lesbian chic is the next big thing. In an article on the site, writer Maya Singer notes that: Lesbians! They're everywhere. This summer, the New York fashion scene was buzzing with gossip about…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2012

Style Stealer: Emma Roberts In Not-So-Basic Black

Besides the subtle print on her skirt and the soles of her boots, Emma Roberts is wearing all black here. What makes the outfit memorable are all the little details and fun proportions at play, like the chunky platform booties, giant sunglasses, and that adorable (if slightly impractical) tiny purse. Want to nab this chic,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 31, 2012

Clint Eastwood Talks To Empty Chair In Bizarro Speech At The Republican National Convention

I ask this not as a liberal, not as a woman, not as a person who thought "Gran Torino" was a piece of shit; I ask this as just a human being who, yeah, hasn't had much sleep in the last few days -- what the hell was that? Clint Eastwood's speech at the Republica…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 31, 2012

No More GTL As MTV Cancels “Jersey Shore”

The community of Seaside Heights, New Jersey can officially get some peace and quiet; MTV announced that they are canceling "Jersey Shore." [Entertainment Weekly] According to a source speaking to Us Weekly, LeAnn Rimes -- who checked into a treatment…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 30, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Reader Submission Edition

Jessica is off today, 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 people, gender roles, feminism or sexism in the comments. Just write a sentence or two summary explaining what the link is about and give everyone a head…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 30, 2012

What’s Your “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” Nickname?

Do you need another way to waste time today? I think you do. And should it involve "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo?" I think it should. I still haven't figured out the formula for how the Boo Boos come up with their nicknames, but TLC has applied the top secret algorithm to their…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2012

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Punched Delivery Man Over Garlic Knots

Few people understand the importance of getting an order right. But Robert Wheeler does. Wheeler, of Vero Beach, Florida (of course), was so incensed by his pizza delivery guy forgetting to bring him garlic knots that he actually beat up the delivery driver. The driver said Wheeler then told him to "give that to the…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2012

John Galliano Sues The House Of Dior For $18.8 Million

Last year's anti-Semitism scandal saw John Galliano ousted unceremoniously from both Christian Dior and his own eponymous label, but there are two sides to every story, which may have something to do with why the besmirched former creative director is now suing the fashion house for the grand sum of $18.8 million.
By: Rachel Krause / August 30, 2012

Missing Woman Searches For Herself (In A Totally Non-Existential Way)

Today in "Confusing Headlines From Iceland," a missing tourist joined a search party to look for ... herself. How does that work? Well, the woman was on a bus tour through the southern highlands of Iceland, and decided to change her clothes and "freshen up" after exploring a volcanic canyon. Apparently her freshening up routine…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 30, 2012

Makeup Bag: 5 Pre-Fall Beauty Must-Haves

Now that we've acknowledged that summer is on its way out, we can get excited about fall makeup! With new trends come new releases, and you know what that means: it's high time to update your makeup wardrobe, so to speak. Here are my product picks that will have you craving the cool…
By: Rachel Krause / August 30, 2012

Not Bad: Lindsay Lohan As ’80s-Era Elizabeth Taylor

Though I initially gave the idea of Lindsay Lohan playing Elizabeth Taylor in Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" the ol' side-eye, I have to admit LiLo is totally rocking Liz's mid-'80s fabulousness in this just-released shot. The styling is on point. Whether Lindsay can act the part remains to be seen. See a few more publicity stills after…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 30, 2012

Dream Headline: Tanning Mom Appears At A Drag Show

Sometimes everything in the universe just aligns and, in one day, all your dreams come true. Today, the world brought me FORKLIFT FOOT and TANNING MOM AT A DRAG SHOW. I am a lucky, lucky human being. I am very grateful, internet gods. Very grateful. Behold this video of Tanning Mom Patrcia Krentcil as the…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2012

Mariah Carey: The Twins Are “Growing Up So Fast”

Dem Babies are getting so big! Grammy Award-winning singer Mariah Carey shared some updated pictures of her adorable 1-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe. “Some new pictures of Roc&Roe @ http://dembabies.com : ) they’re growing up so fast!” the proud mom-of-two wrote. Earlier this month, the "Hero" singer shared some sweet summer shots of her beautiful babies – nicknamed Dem Babies as well as Roc &am…
By: Celebrity Baby Scoop / August 30, 2012

Her 10 Best Looks: Cameron Diaz (Birthday Edition!)

It's Cameron Diaz's birthday today, so in honor of the "Something About Mary" star, we've decided to take a look back at some of her best sartorial moments. Love her or hate her, you have to admire her for snagging consistently hot younger dudes and kind of just doing what she wants. Also,…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2012

Everything Barack Obama Said During Yesterday’s Reddit AMA

Ever heard of Reddit? If not, it just probably means you have a life beyond the Internet. But if you work on the Internet (like us!), or have no other hobbies besides the Internet, you're probably on Reddit at least a couple of times a week. Reddit is a social news website where…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2012

Well Played: Kate Hudson Charms In Atelier Versace At Venice Film Festival

I can't figure out what exactly Kate Hudson is doing differently these days, but it's working. Perhaps all that foxy British rock star lovin' could be to thank? Whatever it is, girlfriend looks 360 degrees of sublime. Perfection!
By: Rachel Krause / August 30, 2012

23 Stock Photo Models Whose Summer Was Better Than Yours

Labor Day fast approaches. Which it means it's time for me to be depressed that I didn't go to the beach as many times as I promised myself I would. Blah. Summer never really unfurls in the idyllic way it does in my mind. But there is one place where summer is always perfect. Stock…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2012

Flowers For The Etitor-In-Chef

A friend of mine received a lovely bouquet of flowers from her bosses, congratulating her on a job well done. Ally is an editor of a new travel magazine, and we think the card was supposed to read: "Congratulations on your new magazine, miss editor-in-chief. --Adam and Jake." But that is so, so, so not…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2012

Legitimate Rape: “Like Birth Control, Except As Imagined By Crazy People”

This parody video brilliantly eviscerates Todd Akin, Paul Ryan, and their 171 fellow politicians who sought to redefine the legal definition of rape and mocks Akin's assertion that women can't get pregnant from "legitimate rape." Be warned, there is simulated violence, sexual and otherwise. [YouTube]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 30, 2012
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