Jessica Wakeman

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Celebs

Meghan McCain is threatening to pull a Miley Cyrus and quit Twitter! Meanie commenters got a little too vicious with the Senator’s daughter after she posted a Twitpic depicting her, um, choice of literature.

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Celebs

“When people said to me, ‘Girls can’t play rock ‘n’ roll,’ I’m like, What are you saying? Girls can’t master the instrument? I’m in class with girls playing cello, violin, piano, Beethoven, Bach. You’re telling me they can’t play guitar?”Joan Jett from Joan Jett and The Blackhearts in Esquire magazine. (FYI, Kristen Stewart cut her… READ MORE »


News

A study in the medical journal Cancer found that a man is seven times more likely to leave his partner if she is seriously ill than if the tables are turned. This might be due to the conditioning of women to be caretakers of their loved ones. [Times of London]—Insert tasteless John Edwards joke here.
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Entertainment

Further proof some men don’t know jack about women: Esquire magazine says chicks go bananas for vampire love stories because we lust after … wait for it … gay guys. Gay guys don’t want to be with us the way vampires can’t be with us and you know us ladies: we just want what we… READ MORE »


News

Really, people? Or maybe I should say really, People? Kidnapped for 18 years, Jaycee Lee Dugard and her two children finally escaped their lives as prisoners of Phillip Garrido this August, much to the joy of the Dugard family. But not two months have passed before Jaycee is on the cover of People magazine. … READ MORE »


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There was a huge gay rights march in Washington, D.C. this weekend and “The Daily Show” had its best man on the case. John Oliver hit the streets to talk with rainbow-wearing folks about their nefarious aims—equal… READ MORE »


News

Unsafe abortions kill 70,000 women each year, according to a recent study of 197 countries by the pro-choice Guttmacher Institute. The three-year study also found abortions are happening in countries where they are legal just as often as in countries where they are illegal—despite the fact that 40 percent of the world’s women live in… READ MORE »


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Chicago resident Kathy Cleaves-Milan is suing her former landlords, Elm Creek Apartments, for evicting her due to “criminal activity” after she reported to police her ex-boyfriend had shown up at her apartment brandishing a gun. The company said it was concerned about potential gun violence, but it was afraid Cleaves-Milan could not have paid her… READ MORE »


Guys

Ladies: beware of gentlemen furiously checking their iPhones with suspiciously thorough knowledge about the early ’90s punk scene. Pepsico’s energy drink company AMP UP is hawking a free app that feeds men lines based on a woman’s interests, like whether she’s a “treehugger” or a “goth.” The Before You Score app proclaims to help… READ MORE »


Style

One summer during college when I worked at coffee shop, a man with special needs—I think he had Down’s Syndrome—used to come up by the cash register and chat with me all the time. We were shooting the breeze one day and I was standing with my pelvis leaning against the counter, sort of slumped… READ MORE »


Entertainment


Celebs

A recent Frisky meeting almost came to blows when it came to the subject of Ivanka Trump and her new business book, The Trump Card. In one corner, there was me — I get enraged like a Pamplona bull at the slightest whiff of nepotism. Donald Trump’s daughter has a lot of nerve writing… READ MORE »



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