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Watch The Creeptastic “American Horror Story: Freak Show” Opening Credits

I’m never going to the circus again.
In an attempt to tease fans and give grown adults bed-wetting nightmares before the season premiere, “American Horror Story: Freakshow” has released their opening credits. Chock full of paralyzing clowns, eerie noises and murderous-looking dolls, I’d expect nothing less from the twisted folks over at FX. We’ve already…

Katie Oldenburg / October 2, 2014

My 10 Obsessions From Emma Roberts’ Baublebar Jewelry Collection

Emma Roberts is a badass bitch. I fell in love with her style, attitude and sass once I saw her absolutely slay on “American Horror Story,” and now I have another reason to want to be her. Emma has teamed up with Baublebar to create a collection of jewelry that’s equal parts punk, feminine, earthy,…

Katie Oldenburg / October 2, 2014

Solange & Jay Z’s Elevator Fight To Become Episode Of “Law & Order: SVU”

SCHEDULE YOUR DVRs, PEOPLE.

NBC’s “Law and Order: SVU” is going to take on Elevatorgate 2014. The show announced that an upcoming episode titled “American Disgrace,” will depict a fictionalized version of the Solange/Jay Z elevator brawl that happened earlier this year at the Met Gala. And if that’s not enough drama, the…

Katie Oldenburg / October 1, 2014

Babies And Dogs In Matching Halloween Costumes Make Me Want A Baby And A Dog

Dogs and babies have the same effect on me as old people: They’re adorable and I often find myself wanting to take them home. So when I found out that TJ.Maxx and Marshalls will be selling matching Halloween costumes for babies and pups, my uterus almost exploded. I know petnapping and kidnapping is illegal, so…

Katie Oldenburg / October 1, 2014

Frisky Rant: If You’re Eating Smelly Food On The Train, I Hate You

I ask very little of the New York subway system. I want trains to come when they’re supposed to, I want them to not break down while I’m riding them, and I want to feel safe traveling from Point A to Point B. Sometimes we’re shoved up against some sweaty man’s wet armpit because we…

Katie Oldenburg / October 1, 2014

DIY Halloween Costume: Tri-Boobed Jasmine Tridevil

I thought I wanted to be a slightly skanky Elsa from “Frozen” for Halloween this year, until this happened. HalloweenCostumes.com has created a DIY guide to making your own 3-Breasted Woman Halloween Costume, and all you need is some rubber boobs, pink fabric, a shower curtain, scissors, hot glue gun and a wig. Even though…

Katie Oldenburg / September 29, 2014

Tell Your Story Through Style: 4 Tips From “Orange Is The New Black” Costume Designer Jenn Rogien

Whether you realize it or not, your clothes tell the story of “you.” From night shift nurses who spend their downtime watching college football to working moms who enjoy long morning hikes and good wine, our personalities and hobbies are often reflected in what we choose to wear. Jenn Rogien, the costume designer for hit…

Katie Oldenburg / September 28, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Bangin’ Breakfast Sandwiches

The key to my heart is through my mouth in the form of scrumptious breakfast sandwiches. Rarely have I met a bacon, egg and cheese that I didn’t like, but some breakfast sandwiches are certainly superior both in taste and in creativity. Recently, I’ve been devouring the Egg & Cheese from Spreads Sandwich Shop, which…

Katie Oldenburg / September 27, 2014

The 11 Funniest Names In Football (Past & Present)

A few weeks ago, I was watching the Packers- Seahawks game, when it sounded like the commentator referred to one of the Green Bay players as “Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.” All of a sudden, I was paying close attention because I thought I missed an inappropriate political joke. When the announcers continued to say it, I…

Katie Oldenburg / September 26, 2014

Watch 10 Killer Performances From “Nashville” That Have Us Pumped For Season 3

Last night was the Season 3 premiere of “Nashville,” and, as usual, it had me at the edge of my bed, wine in hand and slack-jawed. The story lines just keep getting better and better, and, if possible, the stars’ musical performances are doing the same. From Hayden Panettiere and Connie Britton to Lennon and…

Katie Oldenburg / September 25, 2014

Dress Like Olivia Pope: Our 10 Favorite Pieces From The Limited’s “Scandal”-Inspired Fashion Line

Every time an episode of “Scandal” airs, I want to trash everything in my closet and completely reinvent my wardrobe using Olivia Pope as my style inspiration. Equal parts professional badass and classy seductress, Kerry Washington’s character (much like the actress in real life) is always dressed to the nines. To honor Miss Pope’s style,…

Katie Oldenburg / September 25, 2014

Simple And Genius: A Kid’s Guide To Picking Up Chicks


“Experts” are constantly telling us how to do things: How To Find Your Soulmate In 5 Days, How To Brew Your Own Beer, How To Write The Perfect Love Letter and so on. But I’m convinced the kids of the world should really be the ones running it, what with their impartial insights and…

Katie Oldenburg / September 24, 2014

13 Reasons Everybody Hates Grocery Shopping (In GIFs!)

I will literally wait until the only food left in my house is one-half of a stale Ritz cracker before I force myself to go to the grocery store. If it’s not enough that you need a down jacket to walk through the frozen food aisle without getting hypothermia, there are about 80 other thing…

Katie Oldenburg / September 24, 2014

Why I’m Proud, And Sometimes Embarrassed, To Be A Sorority Girl

When I first went into college, I was adamant about not “going greek.” I will not buy my friends and I will not subject myself to the ridicule of being hazed, I thought. I knew some of my girlfriends would decide to join sororities and some would not, but regardless of who came and went,…

Katie Oldenburg / September 24, 2014

14 Reasons Phoebe Buffay From “Friends” Is My Kindred Spirit (In GIFs!)

Sometimes in life, we meet a person who we instantly connect with on soul-to-soul level. For me, that person is Phoebe Buffay. Phoebe, played by Lisa Kudrow, was kind of the wildcard character on “Friends,” who embraced her idiosyncrasies and had no problem telling it like it was. For this, I love her. I’m fairly…

Katie Oldenburg / September 23, 2014

13 Life Lessons Learned From “The Shawshank Redemption” & “Pulp Fiction” On Their 20th Anniversary

It just so happens that two of my all-time favorite movies are both celebrating their 20th Anniversary today. “The Shawshank Redemption” made me laugh, cry, and truly appreciate the legendary acting of one Mr. Morgan Freeman. On the other hand, “Pulp Fiction” opened my eyes to the genius behind Quentin Tarantino’s directing and taught me…

Katie Oldenburg / September 23, 2014

Size Does Matter: “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Wine Just Got Bigger And Better

Warning: I will try and refrain from making continuous size and girth puns while writing this post.

“Fifty Shades Of Grey” wine has been on the market for a few years now, but E.L. James, the author of the book series, has upped the ante for those of us who fancy a ……

Katie Oldenburg / September 20, 2014

13 Real-Life Struggles Of A High-Heel Strutter

They say “The higher the heel, the closer to God.” But I say, “The higher the heel, the farther you fall when you trip in those heels and bust ass.” Stilettos are sexy as hell; they’ll give you the illusion of legs for days and can even boost your self-confidence, but the price of beauty…

Katie Oldenburg / September 20, 2014

Win This! A-Audio Luxury HD Over-Ear Headphones In Phantom Black (A $299 Value!)

The ladies of The Frisky have just upped their street cred in a big way, thanks to some kickass new headphones that have made us the envy of our officemates. And now we’re giving you a chance to join the Cool Kids Club and win a pair of A-Audio Luxury HD Over-Ear Headphones for yourself!

Katie Oldenburg / September 19, 2014

Monica Geller’s 14 Best OCD Tips

When it comes time for me to clean my apartment, I have no patience, no desire and no idea where to start. I usually get as far as taking out a spray bottle of disinfectant and cleaning around the various piles of clutter that have accumulated, before becoming overwhelmed and sitting down for a snack,…

Katie Oldenburg / September 18, 2014

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