Archive: 2012

Indian Police Chief Suggests Women Protect Themselves From Rape With Chili Powder

Here are two different ways to stop rape. One, teach men and women that rape is never, ever, ever acceptable. Two, tell women to carry around chili powder to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Nerd Alert: Would You Crossover Into “The Twilight Zone” Again?

Oh this is exciting news … CBS is supposedly rebooting “The Twilight Zone”! [The Mary Sue]
Did Reuters accidentally reveal plot info for the upcoming film “Star Wars…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 20, 2012 - 5:20 pm

December 20: What Are We Wearing Today?

So, chances are, this is our last What Are We Wearing Today ever, as tomorrow the world is ending. It’s been real. Let’s see whether we brought it the day…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 20, 2012 - 5:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: “What Brought Us Together” In 2012

I dare you to watch this viral video about what brought us together — both good and bad, both goofy and devastatingly sad — in 2012 and not start bawling…

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2012 - 4:40 pm

The Boyfriend Maker App Is Alive And Self Aware, And Is Actually A Terrible Boyfriend

Last week, Jessica told you about The Boyfriend Maker, a smartphone app that allows users to have a simulated boyfriend experience, without all the messy emotional problems and intimacy. Sounds…

Julie Gerstein | December 20, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Awesomely Affordable: 12 Pairs Of Dangly Earrings Under $30

True story, I’ve never had my ears pierced, and I know squat about buying earrings. I actually had to ask the rest of the Frisky girls if paying $30 for…

Julie Gerstein | December 20, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Drew Barrymore Reacts To Kristen Wiig Dating Her Ex

Now, she’s a mother and wife. But that wasn’t always the case for Drew Barrymore. Before meeting husband Will Kopelman, the actress was in a serious, five-year relationship with The Strokes’ drummer Fabrizio Moretti. After… | December 20, 2012 - 3:50 pm

Meet The Texas Town Which Allows Teachers To Carry Concealed Guns

In the week following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, where 27 people were murdered, everyone everywhere has been yakking about their opinion on guns. Some…

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2012 - 3:40 pm

A Reason To Think Twice About Going Solo

What do Elvis, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, 2Pac, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse and Whitney Houston all have in common? They were solo artists who died prematurely. According to…

Ami Angelowicz | December 20, 2012 - 3:20 pm

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: 2012 Miss Universe Pageant

There was a moment during last night’s Miss Universe pageant when the lead singer of Train warbled something awful about being on a private island that only Johnny Depp knows…

Julie Gerstein | December 20, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Merry Christmas From A Tastefully Nude Courtney Stodden!

“I thought these photos would be a fun way to spread Christmas cheer. I think the pictures turned out fun and sexy!”
Courtney Stodden on her super sexy sensual E!

Ami Angelowicz | December 20, 2012 - 2:40 pm

George Takei Reads “Fifty Shades Of Grey”

We’ve told you about all the ways Fifty Shades Of Grey is out to ruin your life, but here’s one way it’s made my life better: this video of “Star Trek”‘s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 20, 2012 - 2:20 pm

6 Things We Didn’t Know We Should Be Doing To Our Boobs

You knew you should be examining them every month and plucking your nipple hair, but a new study found that squeezing your breasts regularly may prevent cancer. The study done…

Ami Angelowicz | December 20, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Cory Booker Exploring Senate Run

Cory Booker has made his decision: The popular Newark mayor will explore a run for the Senate, he announced today. “Let there be no doubt: I will complete my full second…

Newser | December 20, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Insane Clown Posse Should Review All The Movies

What can be said about the new “Les Miserables” film that hasn’t already been said? Let’s ask Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope of Insane Clown Posse and Psychopathic Records.

Julie Gerstein | December 20, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Rhonda Lee, Black Meteorologist, On Getting Fired For Speaking Out About Her Hair

Two weeks ago, we were disturbed to learn the story of Rhonda Lee, a black meteorologist who was fired from KTBS-TV in Shreveport, Louisiana, after she responded in the comments,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Pray Tell: Why I Write About Religion

Telling people that you write about religion for a living always raises a couple of eyebrows. In the past, I’ve covered everything from fashion to pop culture, but no one…

Lilit Marcus | December 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The Real X Factor Lies Deep In Britney’s Eyes

It’s Burtenay, bitch, and the wispy bowl-cut bangs and pained faraway stare suggest to me that her every move is being controlled by remote forces. Except for the shoeless convenience…

Rachel Krause | December 20, 2012 - 12:40 pm

There’s A New Trailer For “The Great Gatsby”!

I will never forgive the Movie Premiere Scheduling Powers That Be for pushing back “The Great Gatsby” until May 2013 instead of the holiday season in 2012. Don’t they know…

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Mirror, Mirror: You ARE Pretty Enough To Find Love

The other day, a girl emailed me:
“I’m worried that I’m not pretty enough to get a guy. I’m single, and want a serious relationship, but sometimes I think…

Kate Fridkis | December 20, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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