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What Women Want (In Female Video Game Protagonists)

The Escapist’s Shamus Young recently penned a thoughtful article about Anita Sarkeesian’sTropes vs. Women in Video Games series, and how he believes the lack of female protagonists in games is a more pressing concern than the portrayal of secondary characters. There are plenty of points there worthy of discussion, but what particularly caught my eye was a series of… More »


Style Stealer: Emma Stone’s Parisian Chic

So Emma Stone and her buddy were in Paris the other day, taking in the Musee Rodin and contemplating some art. Her friend was wearing a perfectly terrible outfit, but we’re going to focus on the positive, which is that Emma looks stunning (as usual). We especially like her charcoal grey jacket, with neat little… More »


The Most Popular Baby Names By State

Remember the days when people would name their babies after, say, their great-grandmother? Well, consider Kourtney Kardashian the great-grandmother of our nation. A list of the most popular baby names state-by-state put out by the Social Security Administration proves that people are watching the Kardashians.

The most popular boy’s name in 22 statesranging from Wisconsin to Kansas to Alaska… More »


“The Bachelor”‘s Ben Flajnik, Courtney Robertson Are Dunzo

Well, that lasted 11 months longer than anyone expected it to last: Ben Flajnik and master man-manipulator Courtney Robertson have split. At least these two didn’t rush down the aisle to get married like other “Bachelor” contestants. [Us Weekly]
Scarlett Johansson is supposedly none too pleased that ex-husband Ryan Reynolds married his “GreenMore »


The Cast Of “Clueless” Catches Up

“Clueless” is one of the most iconic movies of the ’90s, and it’s also proof that we are all mega-old now, because it actually came out 17 years ago. No matter, because “Good Morning America” has brought the cast together to reminisce about one of the best teen movies of all time. Everyone still looks… More »


Finally, An “American Horror Story” Season Two Trailer!

Ryan Murphy is no fool. The “American Horror Story” creator knows he has to release a steady stream of teasers to keep interest piqued … which is really annoying for fans like me who want trailers with some substance. Finally we’ve got something to work with: here’s the new trailer for “American Horror Story”‘s season… More »


First Look: The Bluths Reunite For A Royal Photoshoot

The Bluths are back, baby, and they look better (and more ridiculous) than ever, decked out in royal finery in a photo for Entertainment Weekly’s reunion issue. Look at Buster’s hook down there in the corner! And Tobias’ vacant, beaming smile! The new season of “Arrested Development” (it still feels surreal to type that) will… More »


What We Missed: The Frisky Staff Discusses “Extreme Cheapskate,” The Lady With The Ear On Her Forearm & More!

On this week’s episode of “What We Missed,” The Frisky staff obsesses over the new TLC show “Extreme Cheapskate,” gets all science-y and shit over the story of a woman who grew a new ear on her forearm, feels sorry for Kim Kardashian (because Kanye West is kind of a bad boyfriend), and laughs at anMore »


Halloween Costume Inspiration: Kristen Stewart At Her Finest

Rest assured, you’ve got a couple of weeks to prepare your costume before the Halloween party invitations start rolling in, but why don’t we start off with something that’s especially easy to, um, swallow should you find yourself in a spectacular rush come October 30? Mid-scandal Kristen Stewart is only the easiest, most timely costume… More »


Nicole Kidman Kills It As Princess Grace

True, we haven’t actually seen Nicole Kidman’s face move in quite a few years. but perhaps that will help lend an air of regalness to her portrayal of Princess Grace Kelly. Kidman is starring as Grace in the new film “Grace of Monaco,” which chronicles Kelly’s life as a film actress, erstwhile monarch and muse. More »


Triple Well Played: Amanda Seyfriend, Emma Stone & Dianna Agron

Just look at this trio of beauties sitting front row at the Miu Miu show at Paris Fashion Week! It’s like a style sandwich with Emma Stone filling, and damn, they’re all killing it. I love how each lady has a very different look: there’s Amanda in a fierce red pantsuit and super trendy purple… More »


The Crying Game: 4 Men Have A Cry-Off

Dudes seem to find a way to compete about everything: money, cars, who has the biggest beer belly. So it’s no surprise that Brett Hoff of magazine Wholphin dreamed up a Crying Competition where the rules state that the first tear to hit the table wins. “This might be the least fun I’ve ever had… More »


Chris Brown: “Is It Possible To Love Two People?”

Chris Brown isn’t exactly handling his breakup from Karrueche Tran in typical Hollywood fashion: Instead, he released a sort of confessional video last night, in which he mused about his love for, apparently, both Tran and Rihanna. “Is there such thing as loving two people?” Brown asks, as pictures of both women flash onscreen. “I don’t know… More »


Deal With It: The End Of “30 Rock” Is Also The End Of “MILF Island”

Last night I was just about crying into my Cheesy Blasters watching the season premiere of “30 Rock”‘s final season. The only reason I could possibly handle this is because Tina Fey confirmed she’s trying to make a “Mean Girls” musical happen. Anyway,  NYMag.com is keeping themselves busy with 10 classic “30 Rock” jokes presented… More »


All The Lil Bub Action You Can Handle

Breaking: Lil Bub has discovered string! [YouTube] … More »


10 Corgis Getting Ready For Halloween

Corgis are, to me, God’s comedy. I understand that they had some breeding reason to make a dog with short legs and a wide body, but come on, look at those guys! THEY ARE WALKING HILARITY! And what’s better than a regular ol’ corgi doing corgi things? A corgi in a costume. Which is why… More »


Prince Harry Only Sleeps With Rich Girls, Once Swallowed A Live Goldfish

According to a new cover story in Tatler, Prince Harry only hooks up with rich girls who have “something to lose” by selling their stories to the press. Prince Hot Ginge also once “startled” an American at a party by swallowing a live goldfish that had been given to each guest as a parting… More »


Gah! Too Cute! Orphaned Interspecies Baby Hang Out

What do you get when an orphaned baby kangaroo hangs out with an orphaned wombat and an orphaned swamp wallaby? Too much adorableness to handle. The trio of babies live at Australia’s Wildabout Wildlife Rescue Center and are all around five months old. Click through to see another too-cute-for-words photo of the besties. [Zooborns] … More »


5 Terrible ’90s Fashions We Can’t Believe We Ever Wore

Earlier this week, Lady Gaga went all ’90s on us and wore almost the exact same Versace safety pin dress that then unknown model Elizabeth Hurley made famous in 1994. Gaga had just spent the day with Donatella Versace, so who knows, maybe they’re in cahoots to make what’s old new again.

But let’s be clear — if we’re… More »


Well Played: Anna Kendrick Looks Lovely In Yellow

There seems to be this weird myth that the fair-skinned among us can’t pull of a color like bright yellow, and that the hue only looks good against tan skin. While I agree that yellow can be a difficult color to wear, I think Anna Kendrick is proving this particular rule wrong. I also love… More »