Archive: Jan 2013

Lindsay Lohan “Too Sick” To Fly Prior To Court Dates, Shockingly

Lindsay Lohan is still living up to her court-avoiding reputation. This time, she’s found a doctor to say she’s “too sick” to fly. [Crushable]
Jason London was punched in a bar fight, arrested and then crapped himself in the backseat of a police car. He also allegedly called the cops homophobic slurs. Oooof, that…

By: Sarah Gray / January 29, 2013

Why Mothers Are Getting Screwed At Retirement Age

This should scare all of us: many women are unable to financially provide for themselves after reaching retirement age, due to the wage gap and time women take off for raising children. Motherhood increases the wage gap and that puts elderly women at a higher risk for poverty. [Madame Noire]
“Teenage Girl Blossoming…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 29, 2013

January 29: What Are We Wearing Today?

Today’s What Are We Wearing features a dusty fire extinguisher and our new intern Sarah. They have nothing in common.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2013

Asleep At The Chateau Shows A Sleepier Side Of The Chateau Marmont

Long before Lindsay took up unauthorized residence, the Chateau Marmont on Sunset Boulevard played host and home to a multitude of eminent eccentrics and bold-faced names (F. Scott Fitzgerald, Marilyn Monroe, Dennis Hopper, Jim Morrison, Hunter S. Thompson, Heath Ledger, Led Zeppelin, Britney Spears, Howard Hughes, and beyond) who all had one thing in common:…

By: Rachel Krause / January 29, 2013

Beyonce’s “Star Spangled Banner” Gets The Bad Lip-Reading Treatment

It was bound to happen. Beyonce’s lip-syncing rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” from the Inauguration is latest song to get the bad lip-reading treatment. The song is a slow one so this lip-read has a whole different vibe to it than previous videos. Far more profound. [via The Daily What]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2013

Must Haves: 9 Lacy Underthings To Make You Feel Sexy

According to the song from Annie, you’re never fully dressed without a smile. But I say, you’re never fully dressed until you’ve got something slinky and sexy on underneath. We recommend a lacy slip, bustier or bra-lette for letting your sensual side show (or not show, as it were). Check out our picks above!

By: Julie Gerstein / January 29, 2013

Break Time: Let’s Ogle Some Bearded Hotties!

Jessica may be grossed out by beards, but she’s not invited to this furry party over at theBERRY anyway. I am, and you all our my plus one. Put up your Away message on GChat and check out all 30 random hotties sporting facial fuzz here...

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2013

First Dibs! Get This Rawaan Alkhatib Scarf From Of A Kind Before Anybody Else, Make Your Friends Jealous

We’re huge fans of the shopping site Of A Kind, which offers limited editions of the most amazing and cutting edge clothing, jewelry and homewares ever. So imagine how incredibly over the moon we were when Of A Kind chose us to get first dibs on this new Rawaan Alkhatib scarf? This spots-and-stripes scarf incorporate…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 29, 2013

The Real Reason Men Stopped Wearing High Heels

A recent episode of the BBC’s “The Why Factor” explored the history of high heels. Of interest is the background of men wearing high heels, which they originally wore as a form of riding footwear.

“Good horsemanship was essential to the fighting styles of Persia – the historical name for modern-day Iran …Whe…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 29, 2013

Our Favorite Beauty Looks From The SAG Awards (And How To Get Them)

I am a happy spectator of any and all awards shows for what is likely the same reason that most people are: I love nothing more than to turn on my TV, eat a ton of bread, and watch the most beautiful people in the world prance around in designer dresses and the kind of…

By: Rachel Krause / January 29, 2013

World, Meet Cory And Topanga’s Daughter!

World, meet girl. Specifically, 11-year-old Rowan Blanchard, the actress who will be playing Cory and Topanga’s daughter on the highly anticipated Disney Channel spin-off of “Boy Meets World,” aptly titled, “Girl Meets World.” The show is still in the very early phases, with a projected premiere date sometime in the 2013-2014 season, but producer Michael…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 29, 2013

Jon Stewart Reminds Everyone That Women Are Not Mice, Can Fight In Military Combat

Jon Stewart’s latest crusade: picking apart the right-leaning backlash stemming from Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s decision to allow women to serve in combat roles.  A former U.S. Marine penned a piece in the Wall Street Journal [second item] fretting that in combat soldiers often have to urinate and defecate in front of each other — often

By: Sarah Gray / January 29, 2013

“The Bachelor” Recap: One Woman Won’t Kiss Sean & Another Gets A Date Fit For A Hooker

I’ve talked a lot about the diversity on “The Bachelor” this season, specifically focusing on the two black women who’ve made it farther than in any of the previous seasons. But there are also two other women of color in Sean’s group of lucky paramours — Catherine, who’s Asian, and Selma, who’s Iraqi. Last night,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2013

“What’s The Definition Of Manhood?” Indian Newspaper Ad Implores Men To Respect Women

Following a spate of gang rapes in India in the past several months, the Times Of India newspaper is running quarter-page ads imploring men to treat women with respect through the stark statement, “The true test of your manhood is how you treat a woman. All women. Any woman. Every woman.” I’m pleased the newspaper…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 29, 2013

Amy Poehler Is Writing The Greatest Book In The World

Suck it, Tina Fey! Feck off, Lena Dunham! Amy Poehler is here to write the greatest book in all the land. HarperCollins is publishing a memoirish “illustrated, non-linear diary” promising “true stories, fictional anecdotes and life lessons.” Uh, hello? Amy Poehler’s entire life is a life lesson: be best friends with Tina Fey, make adorable

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 29, 2013

Style 911: “Help Me Find Low-Heeled Wedding Shoes!”

“I need style advice! I’m getting married this summer and all the wedding shoes I’ve found are horrible. They’re mostly these weird cheap looking silver strappy things that are way overpriced. The only cute ones I can find have high heels, but I’m tall (5’10) and my fiancé’s not much taller and I don’t want to tower over him!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 29, 2013

Woman Tries To Kill Her Husband By Poisoning Her Vagina

You think you’ve heard of every kind of crime there is and then a woman tries to assassinate her husband with her vagina. According to the UK’s Mirror, a Brazilian woman, whose name is being withheld, is accused of putting a toxic plant substance on her hoo-ha and asking her husband to give her oral sex.

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 29, 2013

I Hope Your First Time Was Fan-Freaking-Tastic

How was your first time? I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess it was quick/awkward/unmemorable/unfulfilling like it was for most of us. I’m not going to go into too much detail, but I will tell you that, in my case, there was a cat in the bed with us that I…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 29, 2013

Girl Talk: I Can’t Stop Sleeping

This story begins in a basement waiting room in Brooklyn. My boyfriend and I stare at our phones on a dirty looking love seat across from the reception desk. There’s no service, and cellphone games give me headaches, so I pick up an issue of Parenting magazine, even though I am not a parent and –…

By: Caroline Jarvis / January 29, 2013

Ooh La La, Your Pillows Are Trés Chic

It’s not every morning a girl is lucky enough to wake up next to a Frenchman waiting with a cafe au lait and a warm croissant. But I can dream, can’t I? These chic cotton and machine washable bed pillows from Mod Cloth will get me partway there … and if it doesn’t work out…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 29, 2013
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