Archive: Aug 2012

Who Knew An Etch A Sketch Could Be So … Erotic?

This is a "Playtime Belt Buckle" that's currently for sale on Etsy. It is composed of a totally functional Etch A Sketch, and I don't know about you guys, but I've never been so keenly aware of the erotic qualities of those little nobs before. Damn. [The Daily What]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 29, 2012

Tina Fey/Liz Lemon Snapped On “30 Rock” Set With A Baby

Stop messing with us, "30 Rock"! Show writer Jack Durditt tweeted this picture of Tina Fey on set dressed as Liz Lemon and cradling a ... a ... a ... a baby. Is it Tina-as-Tina holding someone's real life baby?  Is it Tina-as-Liz holding Liz's baby? Is it Liz Lemon cradling a very large hoagie…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 29, 2012

9 Actors Who Went Too Far For Roles

As a former actress, I feel twitchy when I hear that an actor uses the Method. What that means essentially, is that the actor feels they need to immerse themselves in the role, on and off screen, in order to give a believable performance. This can be something relatively harmless like taking boxing lessons to…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 29, 2012

Putting A Spell On Your Ex Won’t Help Get Him Back

Today in people being delusional assholes when it comes to love: I stumbled upon an amazing question in The Smoking Jacket's advice column "ASK TSJ." Spellcaster of Caller, Michigan wrote: My ex-boyfriend dumped me four months ago after I accused him of seeing someone else and insulting him. I was so confused and didn't know…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 29, 2012

Be My Boyfriend: Old School Will Ferrell, When He Wore Just White Undies And Swimming Goggles

Modern day Will Ferrell seems like a total blast, but college era Will Ferrell appears to have been a stone cold foxy frat boy the likes of which he would one day portray in "Old School." Call me crazy, but I am into it. I'm don't know what he and his brodawg are up to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 29, 2012

On “The Mindy Project”‘s Squicky Jokes About Race

It's not easy to make offensive jokes about ignorance. One person's ignorant joke can be another person's joke about ignorance and even if your comedy has the best of intentions, it's frequently misunderstood.  Offensive humor is tricky to balance, but smart humorists can do it well. I believe Mindy Kaling from "The Office" i…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 29, 2012

DSW Launches Glass Slipper Collection For Wannabe Cinderellas

If your efforts to land a rich prince have been unsuccessful thus far, maybe it's time to switch up your footwear choices. An excellent bet for aspiring princesses? DSW's new Glass Slipper collection, a collaboration with Disney to celebrate the October 2nd release of "Cinderella" on Blu-Ray. Available in stores and online on October 1st,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 29, 2012

Who Should Play Anna Nicole Smith In The New Lifetime Movie About Her Life?

Is there any pleasure guiltier than Lifetime Television for Women? It's so pleasingly masochistic -- I mean, is there anywhere else on TV where women are so often murdering or being murdered? And we couldn't be happier to hear that Lifetime is making a new movie about the fabulous life and times of…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 29, 2012

Where Will You Be When Ryan Lochte’s Penis Pic Hits The Internet?

A pic of Ryan Lochte's penis will go up on the sports blog Deadspin if current negotiations are successful. How did we not see this coming?! Of course Ryan Lochte has dick pics. Deadspin is in negotitions with a person "in possession of a photograph of a penis" who got the photograph from a friend-of-a-friend-of-a-friend…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 28, 2012

“BIC For Her” Pens Are A Product That Actually Exists

Girls need girlish "BIC For Her" pens for girly girls, amirite? (Yes, I wrote the word "pens." PENS!) You have to read some of the snarky comments that reviewers posted on Amazon.com for these things.  [Gizmodo UK] Feministing co-founder Jessica Valenti on the "fantasy women" of the GOP. [The…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 28, 2012

Lifetime Movies For Republicans Who Don’t Understand Rape

Republicans are airing sexual ignorances this week. Representative Steve King of Iowa has "never heard of" statutory rape causing pregnancy; Senate nominee Tom Smith thinks "having a baby out of wedlock" is "similar to" rape;  and, of course, there's Todd Akin. Have these guys never watched "Law & Order: SVU" or browsed movie listings on Lifetime? Rape narrative…
By: NYMag.com / August 28, 2012

Honey, I Shrunk The Carly Rae Jepsen!

Hey Carly Jepsen / This may sound cray / But is that a giant tennis racket / or did you get hit with a shrink ray? The world may never know. [Photo: Fame/Flynet]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 28, 2012

Well Played: Anne Heche Looks Totally Wonderful In White

Anne Heche -- she's got a rep for being kind of crazy, no? Like, didn't she once go on some wild sojourn where she believed that she had an alter ego named Celestia who was an alien. Well, whether Celestia or Anne picked it out, we're really loving the white eyelet look. It's so feminine…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 28, 2012

Jil Sander Is Now Selling A Brown Paper Bag For $290, If That’s Your Thing

It doesn't take much to brainwash me into buying something both exorbitantly expensive and totally unnecessary (see: anything that Anthropologie has ever sold), but I've finally found a ridiculous designer item that I don't feel at all compelled to put in my cart! Meet Jil Sander's glorified brown paper bag. This sartorial innovation, otherwise…
By: Rachel Krause / August 28, 2012

Beauty Cues: The “Bachelorette” Girls Break It Down, Minus The Blow

So this movie "Bachelorette" just came out, and I'm so ambivalent as to whether or not I should see it. On one hand, I love (in no manner of order other than how they are credited on iMDB) Lizzy Caplan, Isla Fisher, Kirsten Dunst, James Marsden, Adam Scott, and Rebel Wilson. On the other, I…
By: Rachel Krause / August 28, 2012

Mmm, Crystal Meth Donuts…

I'm still reeling from Sunday night's tragic episode of "Breaking Bad" -- GODDAMMIT I DON'T WANT TO HATE YOU WALTER WHILE BUT I DO! I HATE YOU! You know what would take the edge off my pain? A donut. Specifically a Breaking Bad Blue Sky donut from Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Rebel Donut. Who knew Heisenberg's blue…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 28, 2012

Skeletal Style: A Scary Fashion Shoot Featuring Fierce Faux Face Tattoos

French fashion mag Ever magazine took a page from model Rick Genest and executed a photoshoot featuring a model with a fake face tattoo. I've always really loved Genest's skull tattoos; sorry, he's really hot. Take a look at these shots, styled by Valériane Dousse & Clémentine Levy and titled "She…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 28, 2012

4 Reasons I Would Love To Drive You To The Airport

Today I am driving my best friend to the airport. I am ridiculously excited. Not because she's leaving -- of course I'll miss her while she's away -- but because driving people to the airport is one of my greatest joys in life, followed closely by picking people up from the airport, artisanal cheeses, and…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 28, 2012

Doritos Taco Is Taco Bell’s Biggest Hit Ever

You may have scoffed when Taco Bell unveiled its Doritos Locos Taco—a taco wrapped in a Nacho Cheese Doritos-flavored shell—but the masses apparently love it, because it's become Taco Bell's most successful launch ever. More than 200 million have been sold since March, leading to a much-needed boost in revenue for the fast food chain.
By: Newser / August 28, 2012

Now You Can Literally Stalk Kate Middleton’s Outfits Via iPhone App

So obsessed with Kate Middleton's outfits that you need to own them? There's a new iPhone app called Kate's Style List that shows each and every one of Kate's outfits and directs you where to buy them online. Her gorgeous teal dress from the Olympic Gala in London is out of the questio…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 28, 2012
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