Archive: Nov 2013

If 27 Urban Legends Were True

We believe a lot of bullshit. But if even half it were true, the world would be in ruins and an awful place to live. See all 27 photos of urban legends in real life on Cracked…

Cracked / November 28, 2013

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: The Braided French Twist

This braided French twist hairstyle is just beyond elegant; perfect for a wedding or a fancy holiday party. It’s deceptively simple, too, assuming you know how to French braid, which is a skill I’ve been meaning to acquire for the past 25 years. Someday. Someday. [Once Wed]

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Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 28, 2013

The Parts Of Thanksgiving Dinner & The Sex Acts They Represent

This is The Frisky, where we’ve got sex on the brain all the time. Ordering at Sonic. Clipping our toenails. Eating Thanksgiving dinner. All the time. And it just so happens that certain dishes in a traditional Thanksgiving dinner remind of the sex acts we are grateful for all year long. Come on, you know…

The Frisky / November 28, 2013

Why Women Should Masturbate During Divorce

Employing the healing power of touch, masturbation/self-pleasuring during divorce and separation. Read more on Your Tango… / November 28, 2013

Mommie Dearest: The American Family Has Changed Forever

Thanksgiving (or Thanksgivikkah in our household) is upon us, bringing about the start of the winter holiday season. What better time, then, to think about our families? Regardless of our relationships with our families, there’s no doubt that, for better or worse, they shape who we are.

Just in time for the holidays,…

Avital Norman Nathman / November 28, 2013

Mirror, Mirror: How Do You Not Hate Your Body On A Holiday That’s All About Eating?

I love Thanksgiving – and I can’t wait to fly back to the Midwest this week to celebrate with relatives – but I have somewhat of a turbulent history with the holiday. My parents’ divorce has made me less than eager to head home and face splintered celebrations spread over three different households. One thing…

Claire Hannum / November 28, 2013

Marissa Alexander Released On Bond In Time For Thanksgiving

A little bit of good news on this Thanksgiving Day. Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot at her abusive husband, has been released on bond. She is now under house arrest as she awaits a new trial. Her pre-trial release comes with conditions, which include:…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 28, 2013

Lauren Conrad’s Advice On The Pressure To Marry

With proposal season kicking off ahead of the holidays, it’s easy to feel pressured to race to the altar. But why the rush? Lauren Conrad — who recently got engaged to William Tell— dishes her advice on this pressure to marry in the upcoming January issue of Cosmopolitan. “You have the rest of your life to be married,” Lauren said. “Enjoy…

Pop Sugar / November 28, 2013

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Survival Guide

We here at The Frisky have a love/hate relationship with Thanksgiving. We love the food, but hate the stress of cooking. We love our families, but hate the awkward things they say. We love going home, but hate traveling.
We have so many things to look forward to (yummy pie) and just as many to avoid (politics). Don’t…

The Frisky / November 28, 2013

College Students, Wear This To Thanksgiving And Thank Us Later

Dear College Students,
This Thanksgiving, you could peruse our list of responses to all the annoying questions your distant relatives are going to ask you. Or you could just wear this shirt and avoid all those questions from the get-go. Your call. [Twitter]…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 28, 2013

College Students Don’t Know The Story Of Thanksgiving

There were the Pilgrims and the Native Americans … I mean, we all know the story, right? Watch these college students try to recall the origins of Thanksgiving on College Candy…

College Candy / November 28, 2013

Kramer From “Seinfeld” Explains That Racist Meltdown He Had While Doing Standup

“I wasn’t getting much work before the incident, which was one of the reasons I was ding-donging around in those clubs late at night, unannounced — coming in and working on material. I thought I would try to re­invent myself. … What happened in the club? Oh, that’ll never happen again. I know how to behave,…

Jessica Wakeman / November 28, 2013

Evan Rachel Wood Criticizes New Cut Of “Charlie Countrymen” For Removing Women’s Sexual Pleasure For MPAA Ratings

Here’s Evan Rachel Wood’s thoughts on Twitter about a sex scene depicting women’s sexual pleasure being cut from “Charlie Countryman” in order to please the MPAA and their notoriously prudish rating system:  “After seeing the new cut of #CharlieCountryman I would like 2 share my disappointment with the MPAA, who thought it was necessary to censor a…

Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2013

France Considers Sex Work Law Punishing Johns

France’s parliament is reviewing a proposed bill today to curb sex work by punishing the johns with a $2,000 fine while protecting the sex workers. Prostitution is currently legal in France. [France24Huffington Post]
Civil rights activist Faya Rose Toure was arrested in Selma, Alabama for protesting the construction of a…

Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2013

Alabama Judge To Resentence Rapist Who Got Zero Prison Time

Following an outcry over some complete and utter bullllllshit, an Alabama judge will resentence a convicted rapist who got exactly zero prison time for his crimes. Austin Clem was found guilty by a jury of raping a teenaged girl, who was his neighbor, twice when she was 14 and again when she was 18.  Two…

Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2013

GAP Rallies Around Sikh Model After Ad Was Defaced By Racist Graffiti

GAP’s #MakeLove ad campaign features a variety of diverse models, including Sikh actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, who appears in a simple, beautiful portrait with illustrator Quentin Jones next to the words “Make Love.” The image appeared on billboards and in NYC subway stations, where unfortunately, the sight of Ahluwalia’s turban inspired some dim-witted vandal…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 27, 2013

8 Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts On Pinterest, Ranked In Order From Least To Most Ridiculous

Thanksgiving turkey crafts: they’re not just for small children anymore!  Thanks to Pinterest, now anyone with orange construction paper and a couple of google-y eyes can make a DIY turkey craft for their holiday hearth.  Some are the work of skilled artisans.  Others suggest that turkey crafts are best left to kindergarteners. Here are eight…

The Frisky / November 27, 2013

President Obama Pardons Popcorn The Turkey

Thanksgiving does not officially begin until the national news media gathers outside the White House for the pomp-and-circumstance of the president not murdering a poor, defenseless bird.  This year’s lucky turkey is Popcorn from Badger, Minnesota, who, loves to eat corn and dances to Beyoncé’s “Halo,” according to the White House blog. Even less enthusiastic about…

Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2013

EBONY Declares Today #NationalAfroDay In Honor Of Vanessa Van Dyke

Earlier this week, we fell in love with 12-year-old badass Vanessa Van Dyke (and her supportive momma!) for not letting her private school enforce racist beauty standards on her hair. The Orlando, Florida, student complained about bullying from students over her Afro and school administrators responded by demanding that Vanessa straighten or cut her Black…

Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2013

Chatroulette Guy Is Back With Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball”

Chatroulette is still a thing. At least, it is for the infamous Chatroulette Guy who made one of the best viral videos the Internet has ever seen when he performed “Call Me Maybe” to unsuspecting folks on the video chat site. Now he’s back with his special take on Miley Cyrus’ fall hit “Wrecking Ball.&#8221…

Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2013
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