Archive: May 2013

Quiz: Real Or Fake Reality Show?

I watch a lot of reality TV. It’s a secret shame that I can’t share with my boyfriend, who is generally mega-tolerant of my TV preferences, but just cannot hang with “The Real Housewives of Douche Town” or whatever. I can respect that. It’s terrible stuff, really — an entire TV culture built around ridiculing…

Julie Gerstein / May 31, 2013

Topless Protesters Interrupt Heidi Klum During Filming Of “Germany’s Next Top Model”

Ha ha ha ha. Heidi Klum got divebombed by topless activists on the catwalk of “Germany’s Next Top Model” while she was filming the live finale yesterday! That’s Heidi in the pink with one of the topless women shouting in her face; the other lady had “Heidi Horror Picture Show” written across her chest.

Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2013

The French Finally Invent A Word For “French Kissing”

The French have finally added a word to the dictionary to describe their most famous expression of l’amour: the French kiss. The Petit Robert 2014 French dictionary added the verb “galocher,” which means to kiss with tongues. Previously, the French described French kissing literally, as in “kissing at length in the mouth,” the dictionary’s publisher…

Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2013

8 Totally Fresh Sex Games To Try This Summer

It hit 90 degrees in many parts of the country this week. And that made us super horny and extremely lethargic at the same time. Sex is way less fun when you start sweating after 20 seconds. It just is. Your options are: crank the air conditioner and continue your same, stale bump ‘n’ grind…

The Frisky / May 31, 2013

Rihanna Sings While Getting Her Vagina Waxed, Loves The Pain

Although my waxer tells me BS stories about women who read magazines and talk on the phone while getting their vaginas waxed (who are you!?), I believe most of us find the process appropriately painful. I use numbing spray and Advil and still, I sweat and occasionally tear up. You’ll see no such pansy assery…

Ami Angelowicz / May 31, 2013

The Backstreet Boys Posed With Pandas And My Heart Just Exploded

Remember when Ryan Gosling said he wanted to join the Backstreet Boys, and it was like a mutual wet dream for Amelia and me? Now my beloved BSB — currently touring in China — have gone and posed with five adorable pandas, which happen to be Jessica’s #1 top favorite animal ever. Are the Backstreet…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 31, 2013

7 Better Ideas For Yankee Candles’ Man Candles Line

Yankee Candle recently released its new line of “Man Candles,” which are, you guessed it, candles marketed specifically to men. The scents in the collection include manly favorites such as “MMM, Bacon” and “Riding Mower,” but we thought we could come up with some slightly more true-to-life fragrance combinations that encompass the typical dude lifestyle…

No Big Deal: Cameron Diaz Is Dating A South African Billionaire

The sex life of Cameron Diaz continues to be enviably exciting: Cam is dating Elon Musk, the CEO of Telsa Motors, makers of fancy expensive electric cars that normal people can’t afford. The South African billionaire supposedly met the actress when she bought a Tesla last year. He’s worth a cool $4.5 billion! Do…

Jessica Wakeman / May 30, 2013

Hot Links: Miguel Headed To Court Over Crotch-Dropping Incident?

Remember when Miguel crotch-dropped a fan at the Billboard Music Awards? Well, apparently he may be getting sued… [Hello Beautiful]
Hmm, I can’t tell if these various odd products are weird … or totally genius. [theBERRY]
Is pillow-y lipped Brit Tom Hardy going to play Elton John in “Rocket Man”? [Socialite Life]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 30, 2013

Paris Hilton’s Got Some Gothy Beach Wear

Paris Hilton is seriously always on vacation. Vacation from what, I’m not sure, but that bitch sure does love a beach. Here she is, enjoying a beach holiday with her boyfriend River Viper (his real last name is Viiperi, but I mean, River Viper sounds better, right?), chilling in what my mom would call a…

Julie Gerstein / May 30, 2013

Japanese Court Rules Against Keeping One’s “Maiden Name”

A Japanese court has upheld a law that married couples must both use the last name of one of the partners. However, nearly 96 percent of the time, it is the woman who takes her husband’s surname. A recent lawsuit filed by five people sought to allow newlyweds to keep their “maiden” names if…

Jessica Wakeman / May 30, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: Mata Traders

So far, our Compassionate Fashion feature has spotlighted a company that still makes most of its clothes in the U.S. and a big brand that has found an ethical approach to overseas factory production. This week we want to shine a light on a fair trade company, Mata Traders. Everything Mata sells is handmade by women in India who are…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 30, 2013

What Will Those Krazy Katdashians Do Next?

What with “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” its various spin-offs both real and rumored, and their omnipotent media presence, Kim, Kourtney, Khloe and krew don’t really leave much to the imagination. But, as fate would have it, there’s one big, bad secret they’ve managed to keep from America: they’ve actually been cats this whole time.

Rachel Krause / May 30, 2013

May 30: What Are We Wearing Today?

Heyo! I was about to congratulate us all on making it through May, but then I figured I should probably check to be sure it was the last day of May before I said that. And what do you know, it isn’t the last day of May! There’s one more. So it’s, uh, the penultimate…

Rachel Krause / May 30, 2013

Sir Patrick Stewart Meets And Embraces Domestic Violence Victim

And now for further proof that Sir Patrick Stewart — best known, to me at least, for playing Captain Jean Luc Picard on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” — is an amazing human being. At the Comicpalooza in Houston this past weekend, at which Stewart was the guest of honor, a woman got on the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 30, 2013

10 Awesome Summer Beach Reads

I’m all about reading — all of it and everything, and at any time, but my favorite place to read is most definitely the beach. With the return of 90 degree heat and high humidity, my mind starts wandering to getting my body to a seashore, stat. My beach reads usually consist of a clutch…

Megan Reynolds / May 30, 2013

We’re Breaking Up: Guy Who Was Arrested For Having Sex While Driving Drunk

Dear Luis Briones,
You just got arrested in New Mexico after crashing your car. Police could tell pretty quickly you were driving drunk, which is already a dealbreaker, but it quickly became apparent that something else had contributed to your little “accident.” Maybe it was because you were found hiding in a cactus(?!) wearing only…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 30, 2013

Her 10 Best Looks: Carey Mulligan’s Red Carpet Style Never Misses A Beat

Whether she’s portraying Daisy Buchanan in “The Great Gatsby,” Irene in “Drive,” or Winnie Gekko in “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” one thing is for certain: Carey Mulligan always shows up in style. Here are our 10 top picks from her red carpet tenure thus far, and she’s only just begun ……

Rachel Krause / May 30, 2013

Let The Prancercise Spoofs Begin!

Yesterday, I introduced you to the art of prancercise, which creator Joanna Rohrback describes as “a springy, rhythmic way of moving forward, similar to a horse’s gait and ideally induced by elation.” Word of the fitness exercise and spiritual practice has been galloping around the interwebs, and predictably, people are trying it. Or I should…

Ami Angelowicz / May 30, 2013

Courage, Risks, Yes, Go, Now: 15 Totally Necessary Life Tips From Amy Poehler (In GIFS!)

As a jobless Master’s graduate swiftly approaching 30 years old, I’ve been seeking whatever sage advice I can get (Susan Miller of Astrology Zone is my most frequent source of guidance). When Amy Poehler’s “Ask Amy” video in response to the Boston Marathon bombing went viral, I decided to perk my ears to the knowledge…

Kate Wadkins / May 30, 2013
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