Archive: Aug 2013

Celeb Style Poll: Ladies In Red (And Black)

Of all the international film festivals, we imagine that the Venice International Film Festival is the tastiest. That's because it's centered in Venice, which is home to some of the best pizza and gelato on the planet. Not that we could imagine attendees like Frieda Pinto and Carey Mulligan partaking, per se. No, no, they're…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2013

Colonel Meow, Internet Cat Legend, Wins “World’s Hairiest Cat,” A Guinness World Record

Colonel Meow is revered among Internet cat obsessives for his perpetually smug scowl, and now he has even more reason to sneer at his adoring public. Guinness World Records has officially recognized the two-year-old Himalayan-Persian crossbreed as the cat with the longest fur. In order to get the hair-raising honor, three independent vets each meticulously…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / August 31, 2013

Be My Boyfriend: Steak Thief Who Dressed In A Cow Onesie

Dear Steak Thief, I don't condone stealing, really I don't. But the fact that you dressed up in a cow-printed onesie while stealing porterhouse from the meat aisle demands my admiration. The police seemed to have overlooked your intentional irony. A spokeswoman for the police department released a statement saying that because onesies are a…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2013

Behold This 39-Foot-Tall, Screaming Vagina

If you're unfamiliar with her, the fearsome Hindu goddess Kali is known as the great destroyer and creator. She's often depicted on a cremation ground holding a scimitar and decapitated heads. Her powerful image inspired South African artist Reshma Chhiba to turn a former women's prison used to hold anti-apartheid activists into a giant vagina

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2013

10 Ways To Keep The Intimacy Alive In A Long Distance Relationship

It’s hard enough to keep the intimacy alive in any relationship, let alone when you’re miles apart. You might not be able to pop over to your significant other’s house for a movie night, or snuggle up together when you want to feel closer, but there are ways to feel intimate when you’re physically separated.

By: College Candy / August 31, 2013

Style 911: Find Me An Affordable Black Jumpsuit

"Maybe The Frisky can do a piece on where to find an affordable black jumpsuit. Love the one in your day-to-night guide but it's a bit out of my price range!" -- Brittany Never fear, Brittany! You asked for it, and you got it: black jumpers at every price point. No matter whether you've got…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2013

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Crack Open Divergent, Fall For “The Fall” & Craft A Cool Statement Necklace

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 31, 2013

4 Most Horrifying Marriages Between Fans And Their Idols

Being a fan is a difficult thing. You'll find a musician or an actor or (more often than not) an Internet writer whose work you really respond to and suddenly feelings of creative or professional admiration turn into feelings of love and attraction. For some fans, the line between "I really appreciate the art you…

By: Cracked / August 31, 2013

When Lil Bub Met Grumpy Cat, A Comin’ Through The Rye

I consider Lil Bub meeting Grumpy Cat as akin as to when Churchill met with Roosevelt. The two greatest cat powers on the continent, combining forces for cuteness. Watch as Bub and Grumps warily address one another at the second annual Internet Cat Festival in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is my couch space, Bub says, tongue out,…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2013

The Frisky Goes To “Made In America”!

The universe has smiled upon me and given me not one, but two chances to see Beyonce, Queen of The World, Light of My Life this summer. When I had the opportunity to see her in Brooklyn with Amelia earlier this month, I took it. "That's cool," I thought. "A once in a lifetime opportunity…

By: Megan Reynolds / August 31, 2013

Guys, You’re Just As Depressed As Women

Depression might be known more as a women's disease, but new research shows men suffer just as much—only differently. When rage, risk-taking, and substance abuse are taken into account, men are just as likely to be diagnosed with depression as women, the study says. In fact, if nontraditional symptoms are properly identified, men may actually…

By: Newser / August 31, 2013

Twin Baby Pandas Means Double The Cuteness

Jessica is out on vacation this week, and that's left me to cover the amazingly cute panda cub beat. I don't mind though, because these twin panda cubs, born at the Atlanta Zoo, exist somewhere on the scale between mind-blowingly cute and breathtakingly adorable. The little buggers are about a month old, and weigh just…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2013

Lamar Odom Arrested For A DUI

Lamar Odom was arrested for "driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs" early Friday morning and has lost his license because he refused to take a drug test. This comes after serious rumors that the basketball star and husband of Khloe Kardashian is battling substance abuse issues. [TMZ; Just Jared] Oh no! Little Suri Cruise…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 30, 2013

Alabama Republican Is Trying To Ban Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye From Schools

Alabama State Senator Bill Holtzclaw, under pressure from the Tea Party, is trying to remove The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison's harrowing Nobel Prize-winning book about a young African-American girl, from schools because it contains scenes of sexual assault, which conservative Tea Party members argue is "child pornography." They want to ban the book from schools because they…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2013

Well Played: Olivia Munn’s Perfectly Mixed Prints

Mixing prints can be kind of confusing and intimidating, but here's Olivia Munn modeling a great example of a combo that works: striped top + printed skirt. Why does this work so well? The colors aren't too busy or overpowering (just black and white on top, and mostly orange on the bottom), and the size…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 30, 2013

The 10 Most Heinous Plus-Sized Pieces From “WTF Plus”

Why for the love of all that’s holy do designers continue to make only the most heinous of options for plus sized women? What would be the harm in, oh I don’t know, giving plus sized women the same clothing options as straight-sized women? Oh no! We couldn’t possibly treat all women with the same…

By: The Gloss / August 30, 2013

Husband Secretly Bought His Wife 55,000 Dresses During Their 56-Year Marriage

Eat your heart out Mr. Big! A California man named Paul Brockman has trounced even your most extravagant romantic gestures by buying his wife, Margot, 55,000 dresses over the course of their 56-year marriage, enough to fill a large warehouse. The decades-long shopping spree began when the couple started going ballroom dancing, and Paul insisted…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 30, 2013

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: Short Waves

Looking for ways to change up the style of your wash-and-go bob? I loooooove this tutorial for getting textured waves (especially the slightly feathered out bangs -- be still my Farrah Fawcett-worshiping heart!), and it's tailored specifically to short hair. So cute for a date night or a concert, right? Check out the link for…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 30, 2013

Backstreet Boy AJ McLean On Teaching Himself To Walk In Heels

"I can walk in heels. I was a little wobbly at first. I was like a baby calf, but then I figured it out. I don't see how women walk heel to toe in friggin' heels, so, for me, I walk toe to heel. It's weird. I walk like a stork, but at least I'm…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 30, 2013

Her 10 (Birthday!) Best: Cameron Diaz

Today Cameron Diaz turns 41 -- happy birthday C-Dawg! We're not sure how we feel about her being cast as Miss Hanigan in the film remake of "Annie," but we'll always love her for her sperm-as-hair-gel turn in "Something About Mary." To celebrate, we've got Cameron's ten best looks. Take a peek through, and tell…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2013
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