Archive: Sep 2013

Woman Quits Job With Awesome Video Resignation

Who hasn't at one point -- or many -- dreamed of quitting their job in some sort of dramatic, clever fashion? Marina V. Shifrin, a video producer, was sick of insanely late nights spent creating videos that were only valued by her boss based on the views they received rather than the content therein. So,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2013

This Is What An Ad-Free Issue Of Vogue Looks Like

Why is a September issue of Vogue for sale on Craigslist for $4.5 million dollars? Because that's the cost brands like Dior and Chanel sunk into the iconic magazine advertising in this month's issue. If it's your hearts desire to read the Jennifer Lawrence profile and discover how to get a better body in seve…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 30, 2013

Melissa Gorga Is Not Happy People Say Her Book Advocates Marital Rape

“That is so awful. That word is like so disgusting to me. That’s horrible. It’s just about the playfulness, about teasing, it’s about ‘hmmm, no, I don’t want it tonight’ but he’s going to take it. It’s about being aggressive and trying new things in the bedroom. It’s not about, ‘hey, I have a headache,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2013

15 Reasons Why Baby Animal Photos Are Better Than Real Babies

The photos released of a gaggle of painfully adorable baby pandas in China this week has left me a little more obsessed than usual with all things baby and furry. In photo form, baby animals are pretty much the best thing in the world — all that cuteness with no caretaking required.
By: Claire Hannum / September 30, 2013

When Saying “I Love You” Isn’t Enough

Last week I sat in a Verizon store with 50 million other people on iPhone Launch Day. Unlike everyone else, I was not looking for a fabulous upgrade. I was waiting in line to do something I had committed to do — two weeks ago. It was time for a relationship reality check. My husband…
By: YourTango.com / September 30, 2013

“The Bachelor”‘s Courtney Robertson Writing Memoir

Courtney Robertson, season 16 winner of "The Bachelor" with Ben Flajnik, landed a book deal for a memoir called I Didn't Come Here To Make Friends: Confessions Of A Reality Show Villain. [US Weekly] "Glee" star Heather Morris gave birth this weekend to a baby boy named Elijah. Mazel tov!  […
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 30, 2013

“Saturday Night Live”‘s “Girls” Promo Features A New, Rubber-Handed Albanian Roommate Played By Tina Fey

Who's excited for the third season of "Girls"?! I am, especially after seeing this new promo which indicates the show is finally getting a dose of real diversity. Hannah has a new roommate -- and she's from Albania! Surely nothing will make whiny twentysomethings Hannah, Marnie, Shoshanna and Jessa realize how good they have it…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2013

Your Friskyscopes For The Week Of September 29-October 6, 2013

Libra (September 23-October 22): There will be a whirlwind of activity around you and to come out of it on top, keep still and take it all in. Patience will matter now, but that doesn’t mean you have to be totally sedentary. Instead, look deeper into the circumstances, the cause and…
By: Kiki T / September 30, 2013

Abortion Protestor Or Satirist?

If this man, spotted protesting outside of a Planned Parenthood, is purposefully turning his sign upside down, then he is the world's most gifted satirist. If not, someone should tell him that we can't read his anti-abortion message. [Jezebel]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / September 30, 2013

10 Assorted Observations From My First Hockey Game

Last week I had the opportunity to attend my very first hockey game. It was a pre-season matchup between the Nashville Predators and the Tampa Bay Lightning, which is how I was able to score two 4th row tickets right behind the Predators bench for $10 a piece. When I entered the stadium, I knew…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 30, 2013

Brown University Students Plan Nudity Week (Yes, Really)

Nude open mic, anyone? Brown University in Rhode Island is hosting a nudity week with nude body painting, nude yoga classes, and other naked events all to celebrate the human form. Or save money on laundry. Hard to say.  The two students who planned the school's nudity week from September 30 to October 5 said…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 29, 2013

NYC “Silver Man” Shares Some Words With A Security Guard

The "silver men" of Times Square and other such tourist hotspots have one job and one job only — to stand completely stationary, no moving, no blinking, like a statue, as droves of out-of-towners, some less affable than others, photograph, video tape, pose with, and otherwise dehumanize them. (And, no, that doesn't even begin to…
By: Rachel Krause / September 29, 2013

Etsy Spotlight: The Only Motivational Poster You Need

Squeezable stress balls and "Hang in there!" kitten posters are all fine and good, but what you really need in your office is a reminder of why you're there, and who could better sum up the work/life balance than Parks & Rec's resident entrepreneur Tom Haverford? This gorgeous typography print of Tom's wise…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 29, 2013

7 Ridiculous Dating “Rules” To Ditch Right Now

Some dating rules are worth following, and some are just common sense. But others are pure nonsense, and worth ditching. Which rules should you keep and which should you toss out the window? Read more at Your Tango...
By: YourTango.com / September 29, 2013

Style Stealer: Katie Holmes’ Oxblood Boots & Denim Skirt

Remember when Katie Holmes became Tom Cruise's beard girlfriend and then wife, and she suddenly got this super FASHION makeover? Well, I didn't really love it. It always looked to me like Katie was being dressed by someone else, like a Scientology-approved stylist or Tom himself, and not on her own. Now that she's free,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2013

7 Of The Most Scandalous Moments In Baby-Sitters Club History

Stoneybrook, Connecticut, may have been an idyllic town where The Baby-Sitter’s Club giggled about boys, doodled horses, and played hopscotch with kids, but Ann M. Martin’s wholesome characters sometimes found themselves in some tricky situations. The series would go on to have spin-offs like The California Diaries that dealt with more mature themes head-on and without tidy resolutions, but…
By: Kate Gavino / September 29, 2013

Is Naomi Campbell Getting Her Own Talk Show?

Watch out, Wendy Williams, Naomi Campbell may be catwalking her way through! Word on the street is the British supermodel may be getting her own talk show. During a recent interview with Vogue.com, Naomi's representative said she’s currently in negotiations with "a major U.S. network." "I can confirm that there are offers on the table,"…
By: Hello Beautiful / September 29, 2013

Samantha Geimer On Roman Polanski: “Some Old Guy Molested Me … That Is Really Not An Uncommon Thing”

"For me, some old guy molested me. In the experience of life, you understand that this is really not an uncommon thing and lots of more awful things happen to people. Other people get through it. But the trauma of the police, the publicity, the media, to have everyone say I was lying and to…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 29, 2013

Poll: Which Pop Culture-Inspired Halloween Costumes Should We Tackle This Year?

Every Halloween, The Frisky goes buck wild creating costume inspiration boards, many of which are inspired by the pop culture headlines from the past year. This year, we'd like to hear which costumes you would be interested in seeing us tackle. Vote for your three favorites from the selections above and share any additional costume…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2013

“Breaking Bad” Actress Explains Weight Gain

Anna Gunn plays wife Skyler Grey to Bryan Cranston's Walter White on one of the most beloved shows ("Breaking Bad") to ever be on television, and she just won an Emmy, and yet she feels she has to explain herself for gaining weight. Read more at Evil Beet Gossip...
By: Evil Beet Gossip / September 29, 2013
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