Archive: 2012

World, This Is Your New Fish-Themed “Gangam Style” Phenomenon

In 2005, I went to grad school in England, and around then, the biggest song on the UK charts was the Crazy Frog ringtone. Not even kidding — a fucking terrible ringtone was the number one track in the country. So it’s no surprise that a song by a British man who refers to himself…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 28, 2012

Sex: What’s IN And OUT For 2013 (Our Predictions)

You read Fifty Shades of Grey on the subway, you sexted your ass off, waxed your bush until it was nonexistent, avoided period sex and hell, you even spent a full half hour looking for the NSFW versions of the Kate Middleton topless photos just because you were bored. It’s OK. No shame. You were…

By: The Frisky / December 28, 2012

Is Kate Winslet Pregnant With Baby Rocknroll?

Did Kate Winslet marry the unfortunately-named Ned Rocknroll in a quickie, surprise wedding because she’s knocked up? New York Post “sources” say no, FWIW. [Celeb Dirty Laundry, New York Post]
Tom Cruise’s new gal pal Cynthia Jorge is a 26-year-old Lower East Side restaurant manager from Queens, which means she might be neighbor…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 28, 2012

What Goes Around Comes Around

Whether you believe in the principle of karma or not, it never hurts to try to be a more magnanimous person. This soapstone karma counter, a millenary method developed in Tibet to remind you to think about the consequences of your actions, helps you see how your quest for goodness stacks up each day. For…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 28, 2012

The Frisky’s 2013 Astro Guide Has Arrived!

Aries • Taurus • Gemini • Cancer • Leo • Virgo • Libra • Scorpio • Sagittarius • Capricorn • Aquarius • Pisces
Crack open the champagne! A new year has arrived, which means it’s the start of a new cycle perfecting your ongoing awesomeness. The Frisky and our resident Astrosexologist Kiki T are here to help make your journey easier to navigate so you ca…

By: The Frisky / December 28, 2012

New Year’s Eve Date Inspiration: Romantic Night In

If you’re planning to get all dolled up and go out on the town for New Year’s Eve, we’ve got your sparkly dress needs covered, but what if you’re opting for a romantic night in? Many of the most memorable midnights happen in the comfort of your own home, kissing somebody you’ve kissed a millio…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 28, 2012

The 12 Biggest Bulges Of 2012

There were a lot of moments in 2012 that stood out, that burst forth, rose in prominence and were hard to ignore. These 12 moments in celebrity bulges were our favorites. We hope they’re swelling with pride.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 28, 2012

Do Not Want: This $400 Sequin Harness Strap Thing

One of my friends posted a link to this perplexing Comme Des Garcons garment on her Facebook wall the other day, asking if anyone could explain it to her. I’ve been looking at it for, like, six hours total now, and I still have no idea why it exists. I mean, it kind of look…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 28, 2012

The Frisky’s 12 Best Dressed Men Of 2012

As the year winds down, we’re handing out accolades to the celebs who impressed us with their spectacular senses of style. We’ve covered the best hair and beauty icons and red carpet looks on the women’s side; now let’s see which celeb men brought their A-game in the wardrobe department, shall we? Click on the gallery to check out…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 28, 2012

Actress Eva Ionesco Sues Mom Over ’70s-Era “Erotic Child Modeling Photos” In Playboy

A French actress named Eva Ionesco is suing her mother over “erotic child modeling photos” which were published in Playboy. Irina Ionesco photographed her daughter at age 11 for a 1976 issue of magazine, which boasted about young Eva being the “youngest model ever.” Now in her late 40s, Eva Ionesco is suing her…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 27, 2012

Woman’s Family Sues Online Gun Website Over Lack Of Accountability

The family of Jitka Vesel filed a lawsuit earlier this month against Armslist.com for illegally selling a gun to the man who murdered her. Vesel was shot as many as 12 times in the parking lot of a Chicago suburb by a stalker. Her murderer was not  supposed to be able to legally acquire…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 27, 2012

Did Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth Already Tie The Knot?

Are Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth already married? A few pics posted online over Christmas show them each wearing bands on their ring fingers… [Evil Beet Gossip]
Attention lovebirds and fans of “Dr. Who” — check out this custom TARDIS engagement ring box. [The Mary Sue]
Why do people hate Piers Morga…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 27, 2012

The Obamas Explain Their World-Famous Hug To Barbara Walters

Aww! The Obamas are SO CUTE together! During last night’s ABC News interview, Barbara Walters got all nosy and asked them, “How do you keep the fire going?” The look on President Obama’s face and his awkward laugh told Babs all she needed to know about that.

I don’t want to know [I do.

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 27, 2012

Weight Watchers Tries To Sell To Women With The Most Naggy Wife Ever

Meet Megan and Matt. They’re the stars of the newest Weight Watchers commercial featuring Jennifer Hudson. And they are a terrible couple. Megan plays the role of the nagging wife to a T — to the point where every time I watch this commercial (which is a lot lately because we are working from home…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 27, 2012

Today In People Are Horrible: You Have To Pay To Get Your Name Off “Potential Prostitutes” Web Site

PotentialProstitutes.com is a hideous new website that posts the photos, locations and phone numbers of women who it deems might be sex workers. Many of the pics appear to be mug shots, which would suggest at least some of the women featured on the site have been arrested in the past for sex work. But…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 27, 2012

One Chambray Shirt, Worn Three Ways

Today’s 1 x 3 was inspired by Ami and Amelia. Both of them are able to pull off a chambray shirt with aplomb, and I’ve pretty much directly copid a couple of their looks for this lil’ feature. Chambray shirts are great because they can be dressed up or down, worn alone, or layered with…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 27, 2012

The Post-Breakup Social Media Survival Guide

Who can resist the urge to look at their ex’s Facebook page? Admit it. It calls your name and whispers, “Check me out!” No harm, right?

An astute researcher in England begs to differ. A recent study concluded that the more time you spend on your ex’s Facebook page, the more psychological distress you experience, the greater your desire…

By: YourTango.com / December 27, 2012

Do Not Want: Grumpy Cat Nipple Tassels Are An Abomination

What would Grumpy Cat do? She certainly wouldn’t approve of attaching her visage to a pair of nipple tassels. No, the fact that Grumpy Cat nipple tassles exist would no doubt make Grumpy Cat  grumpier than ever. And what kind of striptease involves a glaring cat face? Certainly not a very sexy one, that’s for…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 27, 2012

The Frisky’s Top 10 Hair And Beauty Icons Of 2012

As 2012 draws to a close (we made it!), we’re narrowing down our utmost favorite celeb looks throughout the year, like these 10 stars who consistently impressed us in the hair and makeup department……

By: Rachel Krause / December 27, 2012

Priest Says Women Encourage Domestic Violence For Not Cooking And Cleaning Well Enough

A priest in a northern village in Italy posted some helpful tips for ladies on how to avoid getting beaten by their husbands. “Healthy self-criticism” is necessary for women to make sure there’s nothing they could be doing differently to stop getting beat, such as cooking more dinners, doing the laundry, and dressing more modestly.

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 27, 2012
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