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Morning Quickies: Gwyneth Didn’t Ghostwrite, Dammit!

Gwyneth's Cookbook
Behold, a dramatic reading of Gwyneth Paltrow's cookbook. Read More »
Gwyn's A Bad Feminist
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Why Gwyneth calls herself a bad feminist. Read More »
Gwyneth On Depression
The actress opens up about suffering from post-partum depression. Read More »
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  • Gwyneth Paltrow is pissed that The New York Times published a piece by Julia Turshen, who claims to be her ghostwriter for her 2011 cookbook, My Father’s Daughter. “Love The New York Times dining section but this week’s facts need checking. No ghostwriter on my cookbook,” she tweeted this weekend. “I wrote every word myself.” [Us Weekly]
  • The embarrassing husbands of reality TV. [Uptown Magazine]
  • Why your boobs can be different sizes. [Gurl.com]
  • Kourtney Kardashian begs the question: do you have to wear pants with a shirtdress? [Betty Confidential]
  • Here’s a video of Kate Middleton’s cousin Katrina Darling dancing burlesque! [Stupid Celebrities] Keep reading »

Baby Seal Pups Just Want Snuggles, Kisses, Blog Recognition

Pandas As Pets
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Wahhh, why does YANNI get one?! Read More »
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Longtime readers of The Frisky will know I don’t make statements like this lightly: I think I may have found a baby animal just as cute as a baby panda. Look at those faces! These playful baby seal pups may live on South Georgia Island near Antarctica, but they’re drawn to cameras like a freak to a reality show casting call. Bark, bark! [YouTube via PaperMag.com]

Evening Quickies: Is Cancun-Partying Snooki Marinating Her Little Meatball In Vodka Sauce?

Is Snooki Pregnant?
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Say it ain't so! (And hide the booze!) Read More »
Snooki Talks Booze
Snooki knows she's a freakin' alcoholic. Read More »
Morning Quickies
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"Strictly dickly." That's what Meghan McCain called herself in Playboy. Read More »
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  • Pregnant Snooki is partying into the wee hours in Cancun, Mexico, with JWoww. Fortunately a bartender confirmed she’s not marinating her little meatball in vodka sauce: Snooks is only throwing back virgin daiquiris. [Fox News]
  • Chris Brown did something not-awful: he posed with a transgender fan (who I guess doesn’t mind Chris’s homophobic Twitter rants?). [Starpulse]
  • A new NBC sitcom starring a nine-year-old African-American girl is all kinds of WTF in the stereotypes department. [Uptown Magazine]
  • Twenty-five pickup lines for cyclists. “I ride with a helmet” is totally open to interpretation. [Ecosalon] Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Little Girls & Their Pink Things Make For A Fascinating Photo Project

My Little Pony
Author Peggy Orenstein has a bone to pick with My Little Pony dolls. Read More »
Pink Stinks For Toys
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Some parents are upset their little girls are given pink toys. Read More »
Sexist Beliefs
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Sexist beliefs are passed down more from mothers than fathers, study finds. Read More »
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  • As if you needed further proof that toy companies are ruthless when it comes to marketing “girls” and “boys” toys in the basest way possible: “The Pink & blue Project,” by photographer JeongMee Yoon, captures little girls and their pink — very pink — toys, dolls, shoes and clothes. [Flavorwire]
  • Feminist activists Gloria Steinem, Robin Morgan and Jane Fonda say it’s time for the FCC to step in and deal with Rush Limbaugh, who recently called Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” on-air. I suspect the FCC is too busy keeping an eagle-eye out for wardrobe malfunctions. [Christian Science Monitor]
  • Here’s a delightful compendium of Rush Limbaugh’s worst comments about women … [Seattle PI]
  • … including a special focus on his use of the word “feminazi.” [Media Matters For America] Keep reading »

7 Green Dresses (Under $100!) To Barf On This St. Patrick’s Day

St. Paddy's Day
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Pots of gold, leprechauns and all other things faux-Irish. Read More »

Grab a leprechaun and head out to O’Dooleys Pub, because tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day. I’ll be hiding in underground bunker, as it my opinion that it is the worst faux-holiday of the year. But we realize lots of people use March 17th to get their drink on and of course, look cute doing it. The beginning and the end of my St. Patrick’s Day celebration has been picking out these seven green dresses under $100 that will still look cute covered in Guinness-scented barf. And yes, I did keep in mind that dry cleaning bills are a bitch.

Dharun Ravi, Roommate Of Gay Rutgers Student Tyler Clementi, Found Guilty Of Hate Crimes

Tyler Clementi's Story
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18-year-old Tyler Clementi committed suicide after being outed. Read More »
Hate Crimes Charges
Tyler Clementi's roommate Dharun Ravi faces hate crimes charges. Read More »
Bigots "Lost" Gay Marriage
Bigots admit they've lost the gay marriage battle in our generation. Read More »
Gay Marriage Ad
This marriage equality ad will give you chills. Watch »
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Dharun Ravi, the former roommate of Tyler Clementi, a gay Rutgers University student who committed suicide, was convicted this morning of hate crimes. Twenty-year-old Ravi used a webcam set up in the dorm room they shared to spy on Clementi on several occasions, which he announced over Twitter to classmates and watched from a friend’s room. Clementi — who knew about the webcam spying, requested a room change, and had complained to an RA about his roommate — eventually jumped off the George Washington Bridge. Keep reading »

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