Katrin Higher

Katrin is a writer, stand-up comedian, and devourer of all things literary and artistic. She also loves pop culture, feminist news and everything in-between. She has an associates degree in Acting from AMDA and a BA in English Literature from Marymount Manhattan College. Her biggest wish is to have a washer/dryer unit in her home and to be able to consume as many croissants as humanly possible before she dies.

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Death At A Funeral: The Bellacourt Sisters Are In Trouble Yet Again

Ever feel like you’re trapped in a relationship that you somehow got roped into

By: Katrin Higher / June 30, 2015

Forget Your Worries And Watch This Bear Attempt To Surf In A Pool

It’s summer time guys, and you know what that means? Time to sit inside with the air conditioning and watch Youtube videos of bears swimming and trying to surf unsuccessfully.

Here at The Frisky we are dedicated to delivering these videos straight to your hungry eyes.

You’re welcome!

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By: Katrin Higher / June 28, 2015

Get Excited: The O.C. Is Becoming A Musical!

Wait what?? Yay!

The creators of Cruel Intentions: The Musical in LA, are developing a musical based on Fox’s early oughts hit teen drama The O.C. and we are so very happy.

A Twitter account has been created by producer Jordan Ross and director Lindsey Rosin. Here is a tweet of…

By: Katrin Higher / June 28, 2015

A Japanese Cat Stationmaster Becomes A Goddess During Her Funeral

All hail our cat goddess!

Japanese cat idol, Tama, was a stationmaster cat (natch) who attracted tourists and became world-famous, contributing to the rejuvenation of the struggling railway company Wakayama Electric Railway. Sources say she also helped significantly boost the struggling local economy surrounding the Kishi Station in western Japan.

The…

By: Katrin Higher / June 28, 2015

White Supremacist Who Inspired Dylann Roof Calls Charleston ‘A Preview Of Coming Attractions’

Piece of shit, Harold Covington is a rightwing science fiction writer as well as the founder of the white separatist group, the Northwest Front, which Dylann Roof mentioned in his manifesto, found after he committed his mass shooting atrocity inside of an all black Charleston church.

Covington’s non-profit group is actually realized i…

By: Katrin Higher / June 28, 2015

Watch: CNN Mistook A Dildo-Covered Flag for ISIS Flag At London Pride Parade

Hey CNN, sorry you got fooled by some dildo art on a flag!

The news network mistakingly thought that some dildos on a flag were a scary ISIS flag at the London Gay Pride parade. Where the heck are your fact checkers, guys??

To be fair, I’ve gotten some dick pic…

By: Katrin Higher / June 28, 2015

Surprise! Texas Pastor Won’t Set Himself Aflame Because Of Marriage Equality After All

Oh shucks. The Texas Ex-Pastor Rick Scarborough who said he would light himself on fire if SCOTUS passed marriage equality, now says he won’t do it. What a wuss.

The anti-gay religious nut from Pearland, TX originally released his statement on June 22nd to illustrate how far him and his followers will go…

By: Katrin Higher / June 27, 2015

Bill Cosby Calls Janice Dickinson A Liar And Drug Addict

Well, here we go. Amid mostly silence from Cosby during the countless allegations of sexual assault from many many women by now, Bill Cosby has filed legal paperwork against Janice Dickinson’s defamation lawsuit. Cosby claims that Dickinson is a drug addict and liar who was attempting to cash in on the “media frenzy.” Oh you…

By: Katrin Higher / June 27, 2015

Train Wreck African-Themed Fashion Show Had No Black Models Whatsoever

In this week’s news of egregious cultural appropriation, Japanese fashion designer Junya Watanabe showed his Spring 2016 collection at the Museum of Immigration in Paris and it was a terrible display of ersatz Colonialism that made me wince.

This looks as though J.Crew flew into a Masai tribe, stole all of their accessorie…

By: Katrin Higher / June 27, 2015

Deformed Mutt Crowned World’s Ugliest Dog And We Are In Love

Say hello to Quasi Modo! The winner of the 27th Annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California.

This sweetie pie whose spinal birth defects left him a bit hunchbacked took the $1,500 prize competing against 25 other ugly darlings.

Little Quasi Modo was abandoned at a…

By: Katrin Higher / June 27, 2015

Woman Ignores Police Orders, Removes Confederate Flag From SC Statehouse

SC Governor Nikki Haley has called for the Confederate Flag to come down from the front of the South Carolina State House but for some reason the damn thing is still there.

A woman identified as “Bree” decided to take matters into her own hands, backed by the activist group ‘Blackbird’, early Saturday…

By: Katrin Higher / June 27, 2015

Frisky Q&A: Lisa Lampanelli Talks Divorce, Self-Acceptance & Twitter Haters

Tonight is the premiere of comedian Lisa Lampanelli’s much anticipated fifth stand-up special, “Back to the Drawing Board,” and here’s a little scoop: She’s funnier than ever. The equal opportunity offender has a new look (having recently shed 100 lbs) and is recently divorced, and both changes are reflected in what is her most honest…

By: Katrin Higher / June 26, 2015

150 Year Old Galapagos Tortoise Peacefully Put To Rest

A giant Galapagos tortoise named Speed, who was more than 150 years old was put down at the San Diego Zoo in California on Sunday.

Zoologists say that Speed had been in geriatric decline for some years now and that it was time to end his suffering.

Speed was brought to…

By: Katrin Higher / June 21, 2015

Taylor Swift Denounces The New Apple Music Streaming Service

Taylor Swift thinks that Apple Music’s new streaming service at $9.99 a month – similar to a Netflix to music type of deal – is unfair to musicians.

Swift took to her Tumblr to write an “open letter” to Apple, admonishing them for this new business move. She thinks that the free trial…

By: Katrin Higher / June 21, 2015

Town In England Celebrates Summer Solstice With A Stonehenge Made Out Of Refrigerators

Kent, England is cooler than all of us. Some folks in the small town of Maidstone in Kent decided to celebrate the summer solstice by exhibiting the beautiful machines that keep things cool for us.

The sculptures were erected outside of the town’s second hand shop called The Clutter Box.

Thi…

By: Katrin Higher / June 21, 2015

Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church Opens Its Doors For Sunday Service

The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Charleston, South Carolina opened its doors on Sunday morning for worship service a mere four days after an unthinkably violent mass shooting claimed the lives of its pastor and eight others inside.

Among the mourners and community members were South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and Charlesto…

By: Katrin Higher / June 21, 2015

Man Spends Six Years Crocheting Super Mario Bros Map

If only all of the gamer gate misogynists would instead fuel their rage into crocheting like this dude, we could live in a more peaceful world.

Not unlike the world of Super Mario Bros 3 which Norwegian computer programmer and skydiving champion Kjetil Nordin decided to crochet a map of in his spare…

By: Katrin Higher / June 21, 2015

WATCH: Larry Wilmore’s Epic Takedown Of Crappy Fox News Charleston Coverage

Watch Larry Wilmore skewer Fox News’s poor coverage of the Charleston shooting.

Fox continues its terrible coverage – doing all they can to convince its viewers that this was not a racially motivated hate crime.

With all of the chatter and racism in the conservative media surrounding this tragedy, Wilmore offer…

By: Katrin Higher / June 20, 2015

Heinz Loves Heinies: Man Tries To Use Heinz Coupon QR Code, Is Brought To Hardcore Porn Site

German man Daniel Korell, was just trying to cash in an old coupon QR code so he could design his own ketchup bottle when he was instead directed to a hardcore porn site. Take that bottle and shove it! (Sorry)

Korell let the giant ketchup company know via Facebook that its QR code…

By: Katrin Higher / June 20, 2015

Dylann Roof’s Terrifying Manifesto Has Been Discovered

The terrifying racist manifesto of mass murderer Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old South Carolinian who shot nine African American people inside of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church last week, has been discovered by Twitter users Emma Quangel and Henry Krinkle.

The manifesto was discovered on a site called “The Last Rhodesian” (please take…

By: Katrin Higher / June 20, 2015

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