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Pink Beer: New Favorite Of Girly-Girl Drunks Everywhere?

Pink beer is the latest product to be feminized for the fairer sex. Molson Coors, a brewery, is pink-ifying a lager called Animée to be less “masculine” with “clear filtered, crisp rosé and zesty lemon flavors,” according to the UK’s Independent.

Pink beer … sounds like wine. It sounds like champagne, actually. And pink champagne is already a thing. Ergo, pink beer is not something that needs to happen, except in La La La Marketing Land where advertisers think anything “pink” appeals to pretty, pretty princesses women. Newsflash, beer advertisers: maybe if every single one of your commercials wasn’t about T&A your products would appeal to us more! Keep reading »

A “Mad Men” Rap? Watch Kellee Maize’s Feminist-Inspired Rhymes

 

LOVE! Rapper Kellee Maize sampled the “Mad Men” theme song for a song called “Mad Humans.” It’s sorta all about feminism: “Puttin’ the patriarchy to bed / yeah, you heard right, that’s what I said!” Maize is rolling deep with ’60s housewives wearing strings of pearls and vacant stares. Just wait till the girls from the Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce typing pool see this. [Vimeo via Flavorwire] Keep reading »

Morning Quickies: Will Elizabeth Olsen Be Young Carrie Bradshaw In “Summer In The City”?

  • Casting rumors are afoot for a film adaption of Summer In The City, Candace Bushnell’s prequel to Sex & The City, where young Carrie Bradshaw meets all her pals in New York City. Here’s the alleged lineup: Elizabeth Olsen as Carrie, Blake Lively as Samantha Jones, Emma Roberts as Miranda Hobbes, and Selena Gomez as Charlotte York. This only gets a “meh” out of me. I’m sorry, but Blake is no Samantha. [Daily Mail UK]
  • Kat Von D got a tattoo of Jesse James’ childhood school photo while they were still engaged. Oopsies. It’s the new “Winona Forever”! [RadarOnline]
  • The “New Year’s Eve” trailer, starring Lea Michele and Sarah Jessica Parker, is out. Nevermind that actual New Year’s Eve is a good five months away. [Celebuzz]

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Samantha Bee & Jason Jones Of “The Daily Show” Warn NY’s Newlywed Gay Couples About Marriage

 

Yup, even alongside smart-assery from Samantha Bee and Jason Jones, watching gay couples wed makes me tear up! The adorable “Daily Show” corresondents — a husband and wife duo of 10 years — were there on Sunday when same-sex marriage became legal in New York State; somebody had to warn these couples about what they are getting into. [The Daily Show] Keep reading »

Evening Quickies: What Amy Winehouse’s Dad Said At Her Funeral

  • Today at Amy Winehouse’s funeral in London, the late singer’s father, Mitch Winehouse, spoke. “Amy was the greatest daughter, family member and friend you could ever have,” the statement reads in part. “Recently Amy found love with [boyfriend] Reg [Traviss]. He helped her with her problems, and Amy was looking forward to their future together. She was the happiest she has been for years.” Aw, that’s terribly sad. RIP, Amy. [MTV News]
  • Carey Mulligan might be engaged to Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons. Mumford supposedly proposed this weekend after five months of dating. [The Sun UK]
  • The “Twilight: Breaking Dawn” honeymoon scene is now online. What ever happened to waiting for movies to come out? [Celebuzz]
  • Casey Anthony’s parents asked for $250K for their first TV interview but were “laughed at.” [TMZ]

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Today’s Lady News: There Are All Types Of Feminists!

  • The different types of feminists that exist. [Thought Catalog]
  • North Carolina’s House of Representatives voted to override a veto by Gov. Beverly Perdue on a bill to restrict abortion rights. Perdue had vetoed the bill, which would require women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound of the fetus, hear a description of the fetal growth, wait 24 hours, and undergo counseling. If the NC Senate also votes to override the veto, this legislation could actually be made into law. [WRAL]
  • Anders Breivik, the terrorist in Norway who shot up a youth camp this weekend, thought he was reclaiming “manliness” with his extremist views. [The Daily Beast]

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Arkansas High School Had Two Valedictorians Because The Actual Valedictorian Was Black

An Arkansas high school appointed two valedictorians in their Class of 2011, because the student with the highest GPA was black. According to a lawsuit by 18-year-old Kymberly Wimberly (yes, her real name), she was told earlier this year she would be valedictorian of McGehee Secondary School in Pine Bluff, AR, thanks to her nearly-straight A grades, Honors and AP classes. But Wimberly’s mother is an employee at McGehee Secondary School and overheard talk in the copy room that school personnel were concerned that having a black valedictorian would cause “a big mess.” According to Court House News Service, the high school was “predominantly white and 46 percent African-American,” and the implication is that some white families would resent having the black student’s success. So, on graduation day, both Wimberly and a white student, who had the number two GPA at the school, were both honored as valedictorians. The number three-ranking student, also white, then became the salutatorian. When Wimberly’s mother tried to protest the principal’s decision at a school board meeting, she was told she had filled out the wrong forms and was not permitted to speak.

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Stephen Colbert Sends Up Summer’s Eve Douche Douchiness (NSFW)

Stephen Colbert is always on the lookout for injustice against menfolk. And where do men suffer the most than in the field of genital cleaning products? Women have long enjoyed empowering cleaning agents marketed to their dirty vaginas. But the poor, dirty penis? Shamefully ignored. What nerve!

When Summer’s Eve douche products unveiled their new “Hail To The V” commercials last week, Colbert could not take it any longer. This injustice has to stop. Thank God men now have Fresh Pine Dick Scrub so that you, like your lady counterparts, can screw around with what nature intended. May you never feel embarrassed about that not-so-fresh feeling ever again. [Colbert Nation] Keep reading »

Morning Quickies: Jesse James And Kat Von D Break Up

  • Oh boo hoo. Sandra Bullock’s ex, Jesse James, and his fiance, Kat Von D, broke up and called off their engagement. [People
  • Mark Ronson and Kelly Osbourne are among the guests at Amy Winehouse's funeral in London today. [Celebuzz]
  • Also, Amy Winehouse’s ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil has reportedly been left out of her will. [Daily Mail UK]
  • Justin Bieber and his DILF dad got matching tattoos. [BuzzFeed]

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This Bulldog Is No Fool About Keeping Cool

Gus the bulldog is one smart pooch. Air conditioning is inside, kiddie pools are outside — duh, why not combine the two? They say animals aren’t as smart as humans, but I think Gus is a genius. [Cute Overload] Keep reading »

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