Jessica Wakeman

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Vancouver Fails To Appreciate Naked, Erect Satan Sculpture

The good people of Vancouver were none too pleased at a new piece of artwork that appeared in view of the city's SkyTrain commuters: a nine-foot-tall, bright red, naked, erect Satan statue, who saluted viewers with one hand while (you might say devilishly) reaching for his penis with the other. The Lord Of Darkness appeared…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 13, 2014

These Derpy Dogs Are Stoned After A Visit To The Vet

I would never condone recreational painkiller use by domesticated animals. Just say no, dogs! But if they're going to get high off of pain medications due to a trip to the vet, while, I guess that's okay. Just make sure you film it for a supercut of high-off-their-ass pooches who have no idea what's going…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 13, 2014

Malala Yousafzai’s Taliban Attackers Arrested

Ten members of the Taliban responsible for shooting Pakistani girls' education advocate Malala Yousafzai in the head in a 2012 attack have been arrested, according to the Pakistan army. [Huffington Post] A doctor who performed abortions in southern Texas explains why recent restrictions on reproductive rights will be devastating for low-income, rural women. [NPR] My…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2014

Chris Brown Actually Says Something Intelligent About Ray Rice, Anger & Bottling Up Your Feelings

"I think it’s all about the choices you make. With me, I deal with a lot of anger issues from my past – not knowing how to express myself verbally and at the same time not knowing how to cope with my emotions and deal with them and understand what they are. So I think help i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2014

Pressure Mounts To Fire NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Including Mentions Of A Cover Girl Boycott

Pressure is mounting every single day against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell over his handling of Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens player who assaulted his now-wife. The NFL has insisted it had never seen the brutal video in which Rice punches his then-fiancée Janay Palmer in the head, knocking her unconscious, until TMZ released it o…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2014

Apparently, The “Apparently Kid” Went On “Ellen”

Nothing brings joy to our hearts and barren wombs like "Apparently Kid"! And his appearance on "Ellen" yesterday did not disappoint. Noah Ritter — the five-year-old boy whose interview with a local newscaster went viral for his strong opinions about carnival rides and adorable overuse of the word "apparently" — took some time out from…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty Of Culpable Homicide

A South African judge found Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide (equivalent to manslaughter) in the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius shot her to death in his home on Valentine's Day 2013; he claimed that he thought intruders were in his home. Yesterday, the same judge acquitted Pistorius of premeditated murder,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2014

Planned Parenthood Opens “Virtual” Clinics In Minnesota & Washington State

Planned Parenthood is now offering online services in Minnesota and Washington State, in which patients can receive STD counseling or get a prescription for birth control through a video portal or an app. Another service that will soon be available will be mail-order treatment kids for STDs. Take that, assholes closing reproductive health clinics! [The

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2014

Sean Hannity’s Guest: Janay Palmer Rice “Knocked Herself Out On The Railing”

"[S]ome might even say, watching that video, Ray Rice is the bigger victim of domestic violence here. .. [S]ome might say I’m defending Ray Rice here. Maybe I am, but if you watch the video, the video actually makes him look better than he did before. She repeatedly attacked him. He’s a victim — flat-out

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2014

Frisky Reader Revealed: Make Some Space For Gresa

Hands down, the best thing about working at The Frisky is our amazing readers. We so heart all of your witty, thoughtful, and informative comments — heck, we even appreciate the mean ones. Sometimes, we can’t help but wonder about the faces behind the avatars. So we decided to bring back our regular column where…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2014

The Palin Family Threw Down At A Snowmobile Party On Saturday

Bristol Palin reportedly has a mean right hook. No, really: police in Anchorage, Alaska confirmed to the politics blog Wonkette that the entire Palin family were part of "20 people" involved in a brawl at a party on Saturday night for the annual Iron Dog snowmobile race. The whole matter started, allegedly, when the elder…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2014

Stevie Nicks Intends To Go Undercover At “Night Of 1,000 Stevies”

"I read about ["Night Of 1,000 Stevies," an annual event where fans dress up as Stevie Nicks] and told my dad, ‘It’s a huge party thrown by fabulous gay men and women. They love my clothes and my fashion and my songs, and they all go to it and play my music and lip synch!’…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2014

Columbia Students Help Classmate Emma Sulkowicz Carry The Mattress On Which She Was Raped

Columbia University senior Emma Sulkowicz made headlines earlier this month by carrying her twin-size mattress with her everywhere, in order to draw attention to the fact that the student who raped her has not been expelled.

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Acquitted Of Premeditated Murder

Today, South African paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of premediated murder for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year. The judge said it could not be proved that Pistorius intended to kill Steenkamp; he has maintained that he accidentally shot her because thought intruders were in his home. Pistorius was found…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2014

NFL Received Ray Rice Video Three Months Ago, Law Enforcement Officials Confirm

The AP has confirmed that an anonymous law enforcement official sent the video of NFL player Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée unconcscious to the NFL three months ago. The AP also listened to a voicemail confirming that the video was received by someone there on April 9: a female voice says thanks and "You're right. It'…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 10, 2014

Shit, Haley Joel Osment Grew Up!

Remember Haley Joel Osment, that cute little kid from "The Sixth Sense" and "A.I." and "Forrest Gump"? Somewhere along the way he has grown up and become completely unrecognizable ... but he also kinda looks exactly the same. With long, slicked back hair and a natty suit, he could be playing a sleazy used car…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 10, 2014

Miley Cyrus: “If You Drink A Lot Of Pineapple Juice You’re Going To Have Yummy Cum”

"This one’s a vibrator, which I got from a fan. They threw it on stage. And that’s a joint [attached to it], so that’s the vibe. I’ve gotten more and more about piling things on, but I try to put thought into everything. Even though it’s so stupid, I did the pineapple because you know…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 10, 2014

Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Accused Of Sexual Assault By Ex-Stripper

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been accused of sexually assaulting a former stripper named Jana Weckerly, 27, during a 2009 incident in Texas. In a lawsuit, which can be read here, Wecklery said she and another woman met Jones at a hotel in North Texas sometime during May or June 2009. She accused the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 10, 2014

Source: Unplanned Throat Biopsy Killed Joan Rivers

An unplanned throat biopsy during a routine endoscopy is what killed Joan Rivers , a source told The New York Daily News. Rivers was having an endoscopy at a clinic in Manhattan when a doctor tried to perform a biopsy on her vocal cords. Normally biopsies of that nature on only performed in a hospital and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 10, 2014

Tinder Exec Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Settlement

Tinder CMO Justin Mateen has resigned from the company after the company and its owner IAC settled a sexual harassment lawsuit by a former employee and romantic interest. Whitney Wolfe, an early employee at Tinder, said she was pressured to resign after she complained about sexist and inappropriate messages from Mateen. The amount of the settlement…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 9, 2014

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