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William Shatner Performs Sarah Palin’s Tweets, They Turn To Poetry

Fingers crossed, will obsession lead to romance betweenWilliam Shatner and Sarah Palin? On Monday night, Shatner did a spoken word performance as only the master of sexy slow talk can do, and last night on Conan O’Brien, he performed some of Palin’s tweets proving he needed no more than 140 words to create a masterpiece. [E!Online] Keep reading »

William Shatner Performs Sarah Palin’s Tweets, They Turn To Poetry

Fingers crossed, will obsession lead to romance betweenWilliam Shatner and Sarah Palin? On Monday night, Shatner did a spoken word performance as only the master of sexy slow talk can do, and last night on Conan O’Brien, he performed some of Palin’s tweets proving he needed no more than 140 words to create a masterpiece. [E!Online] Keep reading »

Newsweek Spreads The Polyamorous Love

I think there is a polyamorous trio living in my apartment building. A man and a woman live together, with their dog, two floors above me; on my floor there is a second man, who lives with his dog. I think the three of them are together because we walk our dogs at the same time, and the three of them are always together. Plus, on the weekends I often see all of them leave in a car together, which makes me think they’re on their way to their house upstate or something. Besides, the two guys really set my gaydar off, but one of the men is definitely married to the woman. I assume they don’t all live together because the apartments in my building are, obviously (as this is NYC), on the small side and besides, maybe Man #2 wants more private time. Keep reading »

Jennifer Aniston Is A Puma

Jennifer Aniston will star in the upcoming film “Pumas,” directed by Wayne McClammy (yes, that is his name and it’s already funnier than this movie could ever be), about two thirtysomething women who make a habit of romancing younger men and “take a French skiing vacation that challenges their romantic expectations.” “Pumas,” for those not in the (lame-slang-term) know, are similar to “cougars” only younger by about a decade. Coincidentally, you may remember that Courteney Cox Arquette, Aniston’s bestie, is working on a TV show called “Cougar Town.” We’ve heard rumors that there’s been a rift between the pair, so could this be Jen’s way of stickin’ it to Court and being, like, “Nanana, I’m younger“? Whatevs, all I know is that both of these projects are going to be tragic. [Variety]
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Would You Buy Your Pup A Sex Doll?

We’re written about dog sex toys before and didn’t think we’d ever have the opportunity to write about them again, but, well, SURPRISE! The thing about this particular doggy sex doll, made by Brazilian pet toy company Petsmiling, is that it’s, uh, anatomically correct. The doll is described by the company as “a female canine manufactured in soft rubber with a silicone vagina and an easy to clean reservoir.” Two thoughts. 1) How sexist! Where is the boy version? 2) Not even the most insane pet lover like myself would be cool with cleaning out that “reservoir.” They should really make one that is dishwasher safe, amiright?! [Paw Prints Magazine via BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Quick Pic: This Better Not Mean What I Think It Means!

I was so hoping they were going to have a boy! [Los Angeles, 7/29/09]
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Have A Baby Using Brad Pitt’s Sperm (Sorta)!

Well, I can breathe a sigh of relief. If I still don’t have a man when my baby-making clock starts ticking down, I can get the sperm donor of my celeb-worshiping dreams. A sperm bank in Los Angeles — where else? — has launched a new feature where you can search for potential spooge depositors based on what celebrity they resemble. And lucky for us single Frisky gals, there are matches for each of our celebrity crushes! Catherine can get herself a lil’ mini faux Adam Brody, Simcha can have her own bundle of James Franco-esque joy, and there’s a wee little Ryan Gosling pseudo spawn out there just for me! The only problem is that you can’t actually confirm that your sperm donor really looks like the celebrity they say they do, at least not in the initial search results. But I guess you’ll know for sure when you pop out James Galdolfini’s mini-me instead of a baby that resembles Mark Wahlberg. [California Cryobank via DListed] Keep reading »

Jillian Harris Penning A Book About Wieners

Further proof that the book publishing industry will give everyone a book deal but people who actually deserve it … Jillian Harris, the most recent “Bachelorette,” will be writing a dating book based on hot dog toppings. You see, Jillian has this little theory that you can tell a lot about a guy based on what he puts on his hot dog. “It’s just sort of a girls guide to how to dissect a guy and how to simply ask what his hot dog topping is and then you decide whether he’s a keeper or not,” Harris told E! Online. “It’ll be short stories about different guys I’ve dated and what you can expect with a sauerkraut guy or a ketchup guy…just something fun.” Yes. Fun. So. Fun. I’m going to go stab my self with a Oscar Meyer now, thanks. [E! Online] Keep reading »

“Mad Men” Producers Tells January Jones To Gain Weight

Oh, to be in the cast of “Mad Men,” hanging around Don Draper, sporting gorgeous, well-made clothing, and gracing the only program on television where the actresses are encouraged to be voluptuous. January Jones, who plays Betty Draper on the show, had to be asked by the producers to gain weight. “I got told a couple of days ago that I look too skinny, and I was in trouble,” she said. “I’m naturally pretty thin, so I’m trying. I eat whatever is at craft services.” Since women had more meat on their bones in the ’60s, “Mad Men” actresses are asked to not work out. “They want a soft, voluptuous woman which they were [back then] which is beautiful, as it should be,” said Jones. [OK! Magazine]

How refreshing—I’ve been prepping for January’s role all my life! I happen to be an expert on the subject of gaining weight. So here are five ideas for how January can soften up. Keep reading »

15 Things That Are Bad For Men

Another day, another thing that’s “bad for women.” This time it’s emo vampires. Slate’s Grady Hendrix writes:

America’s young women [are] receiving troubling misinformation about the male of the species from “Twilight.” These women are going to be shocked when the sensitive, emotionally available, poetry-writing boys of their dreams expect a bit more from a sleepover than dew-eyed gazes and chaste hugs.

Whatever. Why is there always so much hand-wringing over the pop culture influences that are supposedly awful for women? What about men? I can think of plenty of pop culture trends that could be just as harmless to them. Here are 15 to start… Keep reading »

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