Archive: Apr 2014

Police Release Kurt Cobain Letter Calling Courtney Love “A Bitch With Zits”

Police released a note found inside Kurt Cobain's wallet the day he committed suicide which reads, "Do you Kurt Cobain take Courtney Michelle Love to be your lawful shredded wife even when she's a bitch with zits and siphoning all yr money for doping and whoring..." It's unclear whose handwriting is on the note, which…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 30, 2014

Nigerian Women March To Urge Government To Act On 230 Kidnapped Schoolgirls

Nearly 500 women marched through Abuja, Nigeria, to press the government to the seek the release of 230 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, a group of Islamic militants, two weeks ago. Boko Haram, which doesn't believe in educating women, kidnapped the students from their boarding school in the middle of the night; four student…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 30, 2014

The Daily Squee: Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos

I have been posting adorable animal videos on The Frisky for awhile and I think I can conclusively say that "Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos" is both the cutest and the most useless of them all. There is literally no cute animal video on the Internet more useless than this one. Yes, even the entire doge

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 30, 2014

80-Year-Old Man Gets Marriage Equality Symbol Tattooed In Support Of Gay Grandson

Something I hate? When people use someone's age as an excuse for their intolerance. "He/she's old, what did you expect?" is something I've heard more than a few times in regards to some old person's hateful rant, as if their racism or homophobia is the same as their fondness for polyester and Dean Martin records.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2014

5 Insane Lessons From My Christian Fundamentalist Childhood

My name is Hannah Ettinger, and I was raised in the Quiverfull movement. The term is taken from a verse in Proverbs, which says: "Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of arrows." We interpreted this to mean: "Blessed is the man who dies with the most kids." In the Quiverfull movement, children are pretty…

By: Cracked / April 30, 2014

Style Stealer: Emma Stone’s Not So Prim-And-Proper Ladylike Look

Emma Stone's fashion choices lately have combined retro and lady like silhouettes, like this full skirt and body-skimming collared sweater, with more modern twists, like an above-the-knee length, leather accents and studded shoes. The look is girly, but in a slightly rebellious way, like something Sandy from "Grease" would have worn on a date with…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Elliott Smith’s Life & Legacy Explored In The Documentary “Heaven Adores You”

In October 2003, singer-songwriter Elliott Smith died as the result of two stab wounds, believed by many to have been self-inflicted (though the autopsy report was inconclusive and his death has never been officially ruled a suicide). Despite his lengthy history of drug and alcohol addiction and depression, his friends, family and fans were shocked…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2014

Ilana Glazer (AKA Chronic Gamer Girl) Talks Virginity Loss With Strangers In A Park

Ilana Glazer's YouTube web series "Chronic Gamer Girl" is my new favorite thing (that's been around for awhile but I managed to miss it until now, okay?). In this episode, the "Broad City" star goes for a stroll in a New York City park and asks a random mix of strangers about when they first…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2014

Watch This Cover Of “Cups” With A Nicki Minaj Twist

What happens when you take "Cups," the song popularized by Anna Kendrick in "Pitch Perfect" (technically called "When I'm Gone"), and give it a dose of Nicki Minaj? Pure happiness, that's what. [YouTube]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2014

Must Haves: 11 Pairs Of Fun & Funky Overalls For Under $100

Overalls are back, bitches! No more living nostalgically through reruns of "Blossom" and "Full House," because this spring, nothing says chic like a spruced up pair of dungarees. While classic, rolled-up overalls are popping up all over the place, it's the ones with an edge that have been catching my eye. Floral print! Leather! Studded pockets!

By: Katie Oldenburg / April 30, 2014

Kim Gordon Weighs In On The Challenges Of “Having It All”

Trying to maintain two careers, visual art and music, and to be a mother at the same time, always felt kind of impossible. When you’re feeling that you can and should do everything, then you never feel like you’re going to achieve anything. I think what kept me going was this deep understanding that it…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2014

Frisky Eats: 8 Easy & Delicious Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipes

Stuffed chicken breast is one of my favorite things to cook.As the chicken cooks, its juices enhance the flavors of whatever it's been stuffed with, so that each and every bite bursts with flavor. Don't be intimidated! Stuffed chicken breasts look fancy, taste yummy, and are idiot proof, seriously. Click for eight unique stuffed chicken breasts recipes...

By: Sophie Leon / April 30, 2014

One Month Prison Sentence Overturned For Stacey Dean Rambold, Montana Teacher Who Raped 14-Year-Old Student

Montana's Supreme Court has overturned a one-month prison sentence handed down to Stacey Dean Rambold, a former teacher who raped his 14-year-old student. Rambold had been sentenced by Judge G. Todd Baugh to 15-years, but served just 31 days in jail this September because Baugh thought the victim "seemed older than her chronological age" and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 30, 2014

Dater X: What “Happily Single” Means To Me

A few weeks ago, I abandoned my practice of ruthlessly hunting down a husband like a poacher on the hunt for ivory tusks in favor of focusing on my own personal growth and being the happiest single woman I can be. Since then, I met and have gone on a few dates with a very

By: Dater X / April 30, 2014

Coming Soon: Clickhole, The Onion’s Buzzfeed/Upworthy Parody Website

Get ready to bookmark! Yesterday, in a presentation to advertisers, The Onion's "Jim Haggerty" (an Onion News Network host played by Brad Holbrook) announced that the company was launching a new site called Clickhole, which will put "content and sponsored posts side by side, with barely any distinction between them." Clearly a parody of click-baiting, time-sucking website…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2014

Here, Dr. Drew, Take My “Garbage Bag Diagnosis” — Really, I Want You To Take It

Last week, a caller on the syndicated call-in radio program "Loveline" prefaced his question by listing the symptoms of his fiancée’s endometriosis. The radio show’s host, Dr. Drew, cut him off: “These are what we call sort of functional disorders. Everything you mentioned, everything you mentioned, are things that actually aren’t discernibly pathological. They’re what…

By: Collier Meyerson / April 30, 2014

Daniel Craig, Steve Carell & Benicio Del Toro Star In White House’s New Anti-Sexual Assault PSA

Actors Daniel Craig, Benicio del Toro, Steve Carell, Seth Meyers and Dulé Hill appear in the White House's new anti-sexual assault PSA, which Vice President Joe Biden unveiled yesterday at a press conference touting the new guidelines for college campuses to help curb sexual assaults. Biden gave a passionate speech at the event, not only…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2014

True Story: I Stopped Washing My Hair (And So Should You!)

The first time I met my friend Jeff, I told him his hair was amazing. It was a thick, effortlessly tousled blond mane that anyone would envy. “That’s because I stopped washing it two years ago,” he told me. That got me thinking, and researching. So in January, I did an experiment and stopped washing my…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 30, 2014

Columbus Short Leaving “Scandal,” Accused Of Violating Wife’s Restraining Order

Recently-fired "Scandal" star Columbus Short allegedly violated his restraining order and "ransacked" his and his wife's home over Easter weekend, while she was out of town. Tanee McCall obtained a restraining order against Short following a domestic violence incident in early April when he threatened a murder/suicide. McCall has since filed for divorce. Short confirmed…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 30, 2014

The 5 Stages Of Passive Aggression

I have a confession to make, one that’s taken me 28 years to admit to anyone but myself: I’m passive aggressive. It’s a trait that’s popped up countless times over the years, in all sorts of situations: with roommates and dirty dishes (hello, my OCD), with siblings and silly feuds, and with my fiancé and…

By: Emma Sarran / April 30, 2014
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