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Meet Caroline: The Coolest Copy Editor To Ever Grace A College Campus

Call me crazy, but I feel like Caroline and I are destined to be best friends. A current student who’s looking for some extra cash money, Caroline is offering her services as a copywriter to any of her peers who need their papers “not to suck.” One redditor posted this flyer of Caroline’s ad, which…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 5, 2014

A List Of Suggested Workshops For “Sex Week” At Harvard (And Other Colleges)

This week, Harvard University is hosting their third annual, controversial “Sex Week,” a “week of programming that is interdisciplinary, thought-provoking, scholastic, innovative and applicable to student experiences in order to promote a holistic understanding of sex and sexuality.” This year, some of the workshops offered include “What What in the Butt: Anal Sex 101,” “Fifty…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 5, 2014

11 Signs You’re Cohabiting With A Sick Person (In GIFs)

It’s cold and flu season, which means all of Influenza’s horrible distant relatives will soon show up en masse: Chills, Fever, Sneezes, Sniffles (and yes, I’m aware they sound like cheesy eighties nicknames). Even if you’re one of the lucky ones who hasn’t yet fallen victim to the misery, living with a sick person ca…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 5, 2014

Watch Lea DeLaria From “Orange Is The New Black” Stand Up To An Anti-Gay Preacher On The Subway

HELL YES, BIG BOO. Actress Lea DeLaria, who stars on the Netflix hit series “Orange Is The New Black,” was recently riding the D Train in New York, when an anti-gay preacher began yelling to the subway passengers about how homosexuality is a sin. In true badass fashion, Lea wasn’t having any of it, and…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 4, 2014

Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy’ Is Still Hilarious

Aside from trick-or-treating, dressing up in costume and carving pumpkins, Jimmy Kimmel has created my favorite, newest Halloween tradition that I truly hope will last forever. The late night host has instructed his fans, yet again, to mess with their kids by telling them the morning after Halloween that they’ve eaten all of their Hallowee…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 4, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Overnight Crock Pot Breakfasts

I have this problem: every weekend (and weekday — hell, who am I kidding?), I wake up wanting breakfast already made. Unfortunately, eggs and bacon won’t make themselves, and I can’t just roll out of bed at 8 a.m. expecting my meal to be hot and ready for consumption, right? WRONG. If you have a…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 3, 2014

Want: This IDGAF Art For Charity

I love the versatility of the word fuck. Most people who know me have learned to embrace my potty mouth rather than scold me for it, which is probably why my coworker Sophie immediately thought of me when she saw this “I Don’t Give A Fuck” neon artwork which is currently being auctioned off for…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 3, 2014

The Verdict Is In: Justice Ruth Baby Ginsburg Won Halloween This Year

I’m sure your baby’s pumpkin, lion and pea pod costumes were super cute and all, but the winner of Halloween this year goes to the one and only “Ruth Baby Ginsburg.” Halloween may have passed, but this child’s legend lives on in the real Notorious RBG. (Note: This couldn’t not be shared.) [via @NaamaHaviv]…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 3, 2014

Newsflash: Having A Sexy Halloween Costume Doesn’t Mean I’m An Anti-Feminist

This year, when the ladies of The Frisky decided to show off our rad Halloween costumes from Yandy.com, online purveyor of ridiculously sexified Halloween costumes, we were met with mostly supportive, entertained viewers. Mostly…

One woman send us a comment, which has since been deleted, about how she’s “disappointed” that the women behind…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 31, 2014

Which Halloween Costume Was Most Googled In Your State?

Worried that you’ll show up to tonight’s costume party wearing the same “Frozen” princess costume as every other woman who wanted to wear something “pretty” for Halloween this year? You should be. Our friends over at The Huffington Post have done us a solid by creating a map of the most Googled Halloween costumes from…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 31, 2014

Frisky Eats: 12 Twists On Classic Comfort Foods

Every once in a while, we all just want to curl up with a big vat of mac and cheese or bowl of fried chicken and be left alone to binge. Especially as the colder months roll in, best friends and Friday nights become more likely to be replaced by a comfort food feast, and…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 31, 2014

“Friends” Surveyed Their Studio Audience About Whether They Thought Monica Geller Was A Skank

As a huge “Friends” fan who owns all of the seasons on DVD, trivia games and Central Perk memorabilia that’s ever been produced, I love how I’m still learning fun little tidbits about the show 20 years after it first premiered. Lisa Kudrow, who played my kindred spirit Phoebe Buffay on the show, guest starred…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 30, 2014

The Men In Heels Who Slayed Beyoncé’s Choreography Are Back To Make Us Feel Uncoordinated Again

Remember the three dudes in stilettos who perfectly mastered Beyoncé’s choreography earlier this year, thus making all of us feel like the most uncoordinated dancers in the world? Well, they’re back to remind us what that feels like.

Yanis Marshall and his high-heeled partners, Arnaud Boursain and Mehdi Mamine, have decided to induce…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 30, 2014

Betty White “Lives On Hot Dogs And Vodka,” Swears Like A Sailor

Betty White is probably the coolest 92-year-old to ever walk the earth, and a new interview in Closer Magazine proves it.

Not only is the spunky prankster still working in showbiz after seven decades of entertaining, but those close to her credit her good health and sharp wit two of my favorite things.

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 30, 2014

A Day In The Life Of Rutgers University’s “Politicizing Beyoncé” Class

Let it be clear: I have no desire to go back to school, UNLESS it is to take Rutgers University’s “Politicizing Beyoncé” class.

The course, which takes a look at Beyoncé’s songs, music videos and feminist advocacy, usually begins with a viewing of one of her music videos, and is followed by a…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 29, 2014

Could Disney’s Next Princess Have Special Needs?

Many little kids, at one point or another, have wanted to be a Disney Princess. We grew up watching Belle, Ariel, Jasmine, Mulan and others teach us that it’s okay to be brave, strong-willed, vulnerable and fiercely independent, and as the times have changed, the brand’s Princesses have adapted to become more culturally diverse. But…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 29, 2014

BRB, Going To Atlanta: Frozen Pints Offers Pumpkin Ale Ice Cream Made From Craft Beer

Pardon me while I peace out of this joint and hop a flight to Georgia. Just in time for the holidays, an Atlanta-based business called “Frozen Pints,” which creates one-of-a-kind craft beer ice cream (complete with an alcohol content!), has whipped up their newest flavor: Pumpkin Ale Ice Cream. You know what this means, don’t…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 28, 2014

“Reading Rainbow” Host LeVar Burton Reads Go The Fuck To Sleep For Charity

As if we didn’t love LeVar Burton enough already.

The “Reading Rainbow” host, who’s quite possibly the greatest storyteller of our generation, read Adam Mansbach’s children’s book, Go The Fuck To Sleep, for a crowd of adults during Rooster Teeth‘s 24 Hour Extra Life stream. During the stream, more than $240,000 was raised…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 27, 2014

On Feeling Guilty About Hating Celebrities Who Cheat, But Loving Their Work

When it comes to celebrities, there’s a very fine line between their professional lives and personal lives. It seems like everything that should remain sacred and private is often aired out for public consumption and judgment, whether they asked for it or not. Some people sell their wedding photos to People for millions of dollars,…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 25, 2014

The Worst U.S. Cities To Live In During A Zombie Apocalypse

Should there ever be a zombie apocalypse, I’m getting the hell out of New York City. Real-estate website Trulia has just saved us all some trouble by letting us know which U.S. Cities would be the worst places to seek refuge should the dead rise and revolt, and the city that topped the chart may…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 25, 2014

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