Archive: Jan 2014

The Women Behind “Portlandia”‘s Real Feminist Book Store Are Livetweeting The Super Bowl

Finally, a reason to watch the Super Bowl: the women behind the feminist bookstore in Portland that inspired the one on “Portlandia” will be livetweeting the game “from a…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Anti-Abortion Christian Groups Push “Cookie-cott” Of The Girl Scouts

Anti-abortion Christian groups launched a national boycott of the Girl Scouts current cookie selling fundraiser, because the group’s Twitter account tweeted a link to an article which included Texas…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Check Out Paz De La Huerta As A Sex-Crazed, Naughty Nurse

Check out these NSFW film stills and promo pics of Paz de la Huerta as a sex-crazed psycho killer in “Nurse 3D.” She wears it well. [Nerve]
This…

Ami Angelowicz | January 31, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Built An Adult-Sized Version Of The Little Tikes Coupe

Dear John Bitmead, AKA The Guy Who Built An Adult-Sized Version Of The Little Tikes Coupe,

When I was growing up, my youngest brother had a Little Tikes coupe car,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 31, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Sirs Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen Are Pumped For The Super Bowl

It’s not their idea of football, but British bestie Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are currently living in New York and performing on Broadway together, so American football is what…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm

New Moms In The UAE Are Now Required To Breastfeed For Two Years

New mothers in the United Arab Emirates are now required by law to breastfeed their babies for two years, according to a clause in the country’s Child Rights law. Mothers…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Traditional Russian Wedding Photos: I Approve

It’s high time for American couples to take their cue from the Russians when it comes to their style of wedding photography. The new rules for capturing your big day…

Ami Angelowicz | January 31, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: The Criss-Cross Ponytail

When it comes to fancy hairstyles, it doesn’t get much better than a glammed up ponytail, does it? They’re fun, flirty, and infinitely easier to execute than a complex braid…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 31, 2014 - 3:00 pm

From Jesus Sightings To Yeezus Sightings: Kanye West Appears On Woman’s Kneecap

From “The Bachelor” to a dog’s butthole, the likeness of Jesus has appeared to believers in all sorts of crazy places. The Lord must be tired of projecting his image…

Ami Angelowicz | January 31, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Astrology 101: The Aquarius Love Compatibility Guide

Happy birthday, amazing Aquarius! As our gift to you, we whipped up this handy love compatibility guide so you can check out the pros and cons of your romantic match-ups…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Katelyn Kollinzas | January 31, 2014 - 2:00 pm

This Woman Pukes Colored Soy Milk On Canvas And Calls It Art

My mom is an artist — a painter, specifically, though she works with other mediums — and a talented one at that, so whenever I encounter a news story about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2014 - 1:40 pm

Sorority Girls Are Now Pooping In Their Dorm Hallways

Today in what in the ever loving holy hell: human shit was found in the hallway of a University of Alabama dorm, allegedly dropped by a sorority girl. (But there…

Ami Angelowicz | January 31, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Girl Talk: My Husband’s Imaginary Wife

“You would be in better shape if you had a German wife,” I tell my husband.

I’m sure this is true. Not only do the Germans have a…

Ebe Porter | January 31, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Amy Poehler Compares Hollywood To A Bad Boyfriend, Feminism To A Car

“Power sometimes comes down to knowing the vocabulary, figuring out how the system works and how to work within it. You need to believe that you deserve to be in…

Ami Angelowicz | January 31, 2014 - 12:30 pm

The Soapbox: For The Most Feminist Marriage On TV, Look To Denmark’s Drama “Borgen”

Realistic marriages have little real estate on television, and feminist marriages even less. “Mad Men” and “The Sopranos” were studies of estrangement; “Breaking Bad” of spousal abuse. On “Friends,” marriage…

Janet Manley | January 31, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Watch This: Man Makes Sweet Coming Out Video Through The Eyes Of His Dog

Ivan Cruz spent most of his life praying that one day he’d wake up and not be gay anymore. Instead, one day he woke up with a realization that was…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 31, 2014 - 11:30 am

RIP Colonel Meow!

Oh no! Beastly Internet cat Colonel Meow died on Wednesday night, her owner revealed on Instagram. Rest in peace, Colonel. [Instagram.com/ColonelMeowTODAY]
After being found guilty

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2014 - 11:00 am

Super Bowl Sunday Means A Whole Lot Of Human Trafficking, And It’s Our Job To Stay Aware

Super Bowl Sunday is famous for more than just football. This time of year sees a spike in human trafficking, and a spike in awareness to go with it. Trafficking…

Claire Hannum | January 31, 2014 - 10:30 am

12 Of The Weirdest Misconceptions Guys Have About Our Periods (In GIFs!)

Even the most knowledgeable and feminist-leaning men can find themselves miffed when confronted with the facts of the female menses. It’s not just that they’re totally unaware of what’s happening…

The Frisky | January 31, 2014 - 10:00 am

Will Sarah Jessica Parker Take Over Vogue?

The fashion world is up in arms at the rumor the Anna Wintour is considering Sarah Jessica Parker to take her place as the next editor-in-chief of Vogue. Sometimes I…

Claire Hannum | January 31, 2014 - 9:30 am
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