Archive: Mar 2013

Teacher Murdered For Teaching At Pakistani Girls’ School

Two gunman murdered a teacher who taught at an all-girls elementary school in Pakistan this week in a drive-by shooting. Shahnaz Nazli was killed just 200 meters from where she taught, no doubt because she dared to educate girls, according to The Daily Beast. Her killing is the most recent tragedy in the battle for women's education in Pakistan, and…

By: Sarah Gray / March 28, 2013

I Don’t Even Know What To Say About Kim Kardashian’s Latest Maternity Look

I have a weird, deep-rooted soft spot for the Kardashian klan and all of its various … idiosyncrasies, and I do not agree with the current media fixation upon "shaming" Kim's very pregnant body. Yes, she's been looking like the star of the Butt and Belly Parade, but there's a vulnerability and naiveté about Kim…

By: Rachel Krause / March 28, 2013

NYPD Sued By Woman For Sexual Assault, Harassment By Cop

The New York City Police Department is infamous for the controversial "stop and frisk" program, critiqued for how it is used for racial profiling.  This story, however, is more like stop and grope. According to NYMag.com, a Brooklyn woman, Latonya Ratcliff, 39, is suing the city after Officer Joseph Jette entered an apartment, where Ratcliff work…

By: Sarah Gray / March 28, 2013

“Dead” Prostitute Comes Back To Life In Coffin

And you thought you had a rough day at the office: a prostitute in Zimbabwe passed out during sex with her john. As she was being placed inside a coffin, she suddenly woke up and began screaming, "You want to kill me!", thus freaking everyone the f**k out. The woman, identified as MaNdlo, reportedly collapsed and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 28, 2013

Beauty Test Drive: Dermalogica SkinPerfect Primer

I've had my tube of Dermalogica SkinPerfect Primer for awhile now, and for most of that time I've used it occasionally when I needed an extra layer of coverage for under my eyes or to conceal redness around my nose. I liked it a lot, but it probably wouldn't have made it into my deserted…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 28, 2013

Tara Reid Is Working Again

Tara Reid is taking a hiatus from drunken days and nights on the beaches of Saint Tropez. She's packing up her bikinis and leaving her BFFs Jedward behind because, folks, she got a job. The queen of embarrassing moments tweeted this picture of herself dressed as Effie Trinket from "The Hunger Games" with the captio…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 28, 2013

High School Science Teacher In Trouble For Saying The Word Vagina When Teaching About Vaginas

A high school science teacher in Idaho is being investigated for using the word "vagina" while teaching a biology lesson about the about the female orgasm. “I teach straight out of the textbook, I don’t include anything that the textbook doesn’t mention … But I give every student the option not attend this class whe…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 28, 2013

The Soapbox: In Defense Of Wearing Thongs Under Your Lululemon Yoga Pants (If You Feel Like It)

I never thought I'd have to defend my choice to wear yoga pants. Or to wear expensive yoga pants. Or to wear thong underwear beneath my expensive yoga pants. But the day has arrived. I will and I shall. With all this hullabaloo about Lululemon recalling a bunch of their yoga pants because they were

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 28, 2013

Porsha Stewart & Kordell Stewart Divorce Cause: Failure To Obey The Control Freak

I’ve watched this entire season of "The Real Housewive’s of Atlanta" and will be the first to admit that I thought Kordell Stewart is a ridiculous control freak. He freely admitted that he believed his wife Porsha Stewart belonged at home all day in their huge home cooking and cleaning. She has referred to herself as a “black trophy wife” but what I saw was more…

By: Celeb Dirty Laundry / March 28, 2013

“Model” Samantha Boing Boing Breastfeeds A Calf, Posts Proof On Instagram

Good morning! Have you had your coffee yet? Great! Because you'll need something in your system to help you digest these glorious photos of Brazilian "model" Sabrina Boing Boing breastfeeding a calf. Ms. Boing Boing, whose chief talent appears to be hiring herself out as a Pamela Anderson impersonator, posted the photos on Instagram, with…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 28, 2013

TIME Declares That Gay Marriage Has Already Won

In the court of public opinion, as evidenced by the sheer number of people of who changed their Facebook profile photo to the equals sign this week, sure. But I'm holding off on doing my victory dance until marriage equality is on the books nationwide. Still, I love these two covers. Beautiful.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 28, 2013

10 Ways To Maintain A Long Distance Friendship

As you know, I'm moving from Portland to Nashville in a couple weeks (gulp). I've started selling most of my stuff and getting all the logistics figured out, and everything's going pretty well so far. There's one thing, though, that's been weighing on me since I began the process of relocating my life: I'm freaking

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 28, 2013

Aurora Shooter James Holmes Offers To Plead Guilty

James Holmes, who shot up a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado during a screening of "The Dark Knight," has offered to plead guilty to avoid the death penalty. Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 in the shooting. [CNN] Kirsten Dunst on kissing Brad Pitt for "Interview With A Vampire" when she was just a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 28, 2013

Juicy Couture Employees Say The Company Has Eliminated Full-Time Employment, Benefits

Juice Couture is known for its expensive denim and its velour track suits. Jeans retail for upwards of $178 and handbags around $230. And yet! Employees at the company's flagship store on 5th Avenue in NYC allege that the company is systematically trying to bilk employees out of hours and benefits. A petition started by…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 28, 2013

6 Dating Rituals That Have Become Extinct Because Of The Internet

I was watching the vintage "Real World" marathon this past weekend on MTV. On the San Francisco season, you may remember that episode where Rachel goes to a coffee shop to give her number to a dude. It doesn't end up working out, but oh man, this scene gave me a crazy bout of dating…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 28, 2013

Be My Bearfriend: The Sun Bear Combines Bearishness With Slothiness In Equal Measure

While I was out in the Northwest, I visited the Portland Zoo and their new baby otter pup. While I was there, I discovered a new animal to bestow my love and affection on: The sun bear, a mythical creature that combines the best of the bear world, with the undeniable coolness of a sloth.

By: Julie Gerstein / March 28, 2013

Stare Into The Gaping Maws Of Celebrities Without Teeth

Just when you think you've come to the end of the Internet, the web up and births you a brand new baby for you to coo over. And that baby is called Actresses Without Teeth, a blog devoted to photoshopping out the chompers of major celebrities. Surprisingly, it kind of works for some of them, like…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 28, 2013

Frisky Eats: 7 Ways To Take Your Cadbury Creme Eggs To The Next Level

'Tis the season for Easter candy, including the MVP of seasonal sweets, Cadbury Creme Eggs. As good as these ooey gooey treats are on their own, I went searching for recipes that transformed the humble Cadbury Creme Egg into something more, and oh boy did I find some creative incarnations: Cadbury Creme Egg Brulee, anyone?

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 28, 2013

Jon Hamm Offered Free Underwear For Life

Fruit Of The Loom and Jockey have both offered "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm free underwear for life so his balls never have to protrude onset again. How ... generous ... of them. (Sorry, Jon, I know you think people talking about your privates are "rude.") [TMZ] Ashley Judd announced today she will not be…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 27, 2013

The 10 Most Extreme Foods

Brain tacos! Boa constrictor salad! Live octopus appetizers that fight you all the way down your throat! Yup, we’ve got gourmet gross-out photos with an expert to guide you through the world’s craziest dishes. Join author and frequent TV guest Eddie Lin for a culinary adventure that’ll either turn your stomach or turn you on to eating…

By: TruTV / March 27, 2013
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