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Romantic Gestures: What Makes Us Gag & What’s Truly Heartwarming

Hate to say it, but some romantic gestures are gross and cheesy and not at all what we want when a guy is trying to make a statement. That said,…

Leigh Raines | December 13, 2008 - 6:00 pm

The 10 Biggest Breakups Of 2008

More attention is paid when a famous couple calls it quits than when they tie the knot. How come? Because they’re more interesting duh! While breakups are sad, there’s something…

Leigh Raines | December 8, 2008 - 7:30 pm

The Last 31 Days Of 2008: Watch The First Five Seasons Of “Nip/Tuck”

We may be “Gossip Girl” fanatics, but there is a duo on TV that put Blair and Serena to shame, and that would be Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian…

Leigh Raines | December 7, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Quickies!: Jessica Simpson Wants To Get Closer To God

Jessica Simpson wants to become religious scholar. What inspired her? A documentary about the Da Vinci Code! Her father, a former-minister, must be kind of insulted. [The Sun U.K.]

Leigh Raines | December 5, 2008 - 9:00 pm

Quickies!: Happy Holidays! Have A Free Pap Smear!

Happy Holidays from Planned Parenthood! The organization is giving away free women’s health services. [College Candy]
A flowchart to losing your virginity. [Holy Taco]
Jamie Lynn Spears had lipo during…

Leigh Raines | December 4, 2008 - 10:00 pm

Crave: Mary Green Sleep Mask

Sleep is essential for health, beauty, and overall well being. Of course, it can be hard to get quality shut-eye with the neighbor’s lights creeping through your shades – or…

Leigh Raines | December 1, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Who Should Britney Spears Date Next (With Or Without Daddy’s Approval)?

In Rolling Stone’s cover story on Britney Spears (on newsstands today), the singer describes some recent dates she’s been on, all “supervised” by her assistant. While none of the dates…

Leigh Raines | November 29, 2008 - 12:00 pm

We See Chick Flicks: Four Christmases

Starring Reese Witherspoon, Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Sissy Spacek, Robert Duvall, Tim McGraw, & Kristen Chenoweth

Let me start by saying that I’m probably not the most biased reviewer,…

Leigh Raines | November 26, 2008 - 8:00 pm

The Hills: LC And Justin Bobby? No Way, Jose!

Despite my sometimes strong aversion to “The Hills,” my DVR was totally set for last night’s showdown. Poor Audrina, hasn’t she had enough trouble with “bad boy” Justin…

Leigh Raines | November 25, 2008 - 9:15 pm

The Frisky Gift Guide: From Some Of Our Favorite Sites

Autumn could be the fastest season. Just yesterday it was Indian summer and today there’s Christmas music on the radio, trees with twinkling lights, and my mother is asking for…

Leigh Raines | November 24, 2008 - 5:11 pm

Necessary Luxuries: What We Won’t Give Up, Recession Be Damned

I wouldn’t consider myself to be a Grade A snob, despite what some may think. I may carry an expensive bag or be sporting expensive shoes, but chances are that…

Leigh Raines | November 23, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Crave: Wolford Penelope Crochet Fishnet Tights

There’s no better way to dress up an outfit when the weather turns cold than with tights. For a more exciting and sexy look, go with textured tights. These stunners…

Leigh Raines | November 19, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Gossip Girl: Maybe It Hasn’t Jumped The Shark

The gloriously gorgeous Nate Archibald is back and he brought a good storyline with him! The Captain, aka Nate’s father, is back and he has secret plans. While…

Leigh Raines | November 18, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Eight Songs Inspired By The Very Famous

Don’t you ever wonder what it would be like to be a singer or band’s muse? Some of the most recognizable songs ever are written about some of the most…

Leigh Raines | November 15, 2008 - 4:00 pm

A Day On Shameless-Adulterer.com

Cheating is a tricky business. As it should be, considering it is morally reprehensible. However, I’m not here to judge anyone about their extra-marital affairs, I’m just here to give…

Leigh Raines | November 13, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Frisky Rant: You’ve Jumped The Shark, “Gossip Girl”!

Snooze, the last few episodes of “Gossip Girl” have been boring me. Maybe I just hate Jenny’s mullet so much that it’s hard for me to want to…

Leigh Raines | November 11, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Romance On TV: Grey’s Anatomy Sets Up Its Lesbian Romance For Failure

Last night on “Grey’s Anatomy” we finally got to see how ABC execs decided to cut out Erica Hahn (Brooke Smith) and her lesbian love storyline. There was…

Leigh Raines | November 7, 2008 - 2:30 pm

The Breakup Diaries: Embracing The Grace Period

There are many post breakup stages that a person can feel — anger, sadness, resentment, hatred, insecurity, just to name a few. However, at some point, one of your bolder…

Leigh Raines | November 6, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Dry Spells: Romantic Vs. Sexual

Romance and sex no longer really automatically go hand-in-hand. We have known this for years now, yet some of us still get mixed up. Sex without romance can be liberating,…

Leigh Raines | November 5, 2008 - 5:30 pm

How I Keep The Peace At Home When It Comes To Politics

Growing up, I learned there are three touchy topics that can turn people from Dr. Jekyll into Mr. Hyde: Politics, Religion, and Money. These days, how can politics not be…

Leigh Raines | November 4, 2008 - 7:30 pm

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