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20 Reasons Why Casting Bradley Cooper in ‘The Crow’ Is a Terrible Idea

Let me preface this rant completely rational argument by saying that I don’t actually mind Bradley Cooper. He’s grown on me over the past few years, first with “The Hangover” and then with “Limitless.” He seems to take his craft seriously. He’s not papped every night drunk off his ass with a desperate young starlet clinging to him, lighting cigars with hundred dollar bills. He appears to be making a concerted effort to broaden his range. Fine. I can respect that. Keep reading »

An “Extreme Couponing” Scandal


TLC’s new hit show isn’t about a family with a whole lot of kids. Nope, it’s about: coupon clippers. But not just any coupon clippers—obsessive couponers who save hundreds of dollars in a single trip to the grocery store … but then live their lives among their collected non-perishables. Which makes them just a step above hoarders in that the insane amount of clutter they’re living in is new crap rather than old, decaying crap. Ahhh, but there is already a scandal with this new show. J’aime Kirlew, who was shown on the series buying 70 newspapers in order to procure 70 copies of a coupon that made mustard 39 cents a jar in addition to other over-the-top penny pinching behavior, has been accused of coupon fraud. Keep reading »

Oprah Sets Up Miley Cyrus And Joan Jett

Oprah sure loves pairing ’80s rock stars with the pop tarts of today. On yesterday’s “Woman Who Rock” episode, in addition to teaming up Avril Lavigne and Pat Benatar, she also had Miley Cyrus join Joan Jett for a medley of “Bad Reputation,” “Cherry Bomb,” and my favorite karaoke song ever, “I Hate Myself For Loving You.” Joan still looks and sounds amazing and, well, at least it kept Miley off the pole for a little while.

The episode also brought together Sheryl Crow and Stevie Nicks, which almost fits the theme. Keep reading »

This Kid Is Going To Have Issues

Poor Jesus Condom. I’m sure he gets teased mercilessly. What were his parents thinking? Obviously about God and birth control. A great name for a band, yes, but not for a child. Check out other people with very unfortunate names such as Sally Mangina, Batman Bin Suparman, and B.J. Cobbledick here. [Funny or Die] Keep reading »

You Could Have Donna And Kelly’s “Beverly Hills, 90210″ Beach Apartment

From freshman year on, Donna Martin and Kelly Taylor of “Beverly Hills, 90210” called their Venice Beach apartment, with its white decks and blue awnings, home. But apparently, the abode whose exterior we saw so often wasn’t actually an apartment building—it’s a single family house. Oh, and it also isn’t in Venice Beach—it’s actually located in Hermosa Beach. Did I mention that the house is for sale and could be yours for $9 million? Come on—this is the place where Kelly brought Tara to stay after they checked out of rehab. Not to mention where Donna finally lost her virginity to David. I mean, this place deserves historical landmark status. Any takers? [People] Keep reading »

Shun, Shag, Or Marry: The Second Generation Of “Friday Night Lights”

The first season of “Friday Night Lights” was sort of like a Rorschach test for its straight, female viewers: do you want a Jason Street, a Tim Riggins, or Matt Saracen type? Knowing whether you gravitate toward the popular guy, the bad boy, or the underdog tells you a lot about yourself. But over the years, the original “FNL” characters moved on. (Most recently: Riggins to jail.) And with the fifth and final season of our favorite show beginning tonight on NBC, we thought it was time to pose the question with the show’s new class of football players. So: Vince Howard, Luke Cafferty, and Hastings Ruckle—who would we shun, shag, and marry? Find out after the jump. Keep reading »

“The Boyfriend Trainer” Video Game Teaches Tweens To Slap Their Boyfriends

Given all the video games that depict women in sexist and degrading roles, it’s about time someone made a video game offensive to men. (Sarcasm, people.) Meet “The Boyfriend Trainer,” in which a chick “trains” her boyfriend to behave by slapping and tasing him, is wholly inappropriate to be marketed to impressionable tween girls.

And impressionable tween girls, of course, are exactly who “The Boyfriend Trainer” is marketed to. Domestic violence is fun, kids! Keep reading »

Give Whitney Cummings A Shot

There’s a lot of female comedians we love — Tina Fey, Kristin Wiig, Margaret Cho — but Whitney Cummings has a special place in our heart. For starters, her name is a joke in and of itself. Secondly, the frequent “Chelsea Lately” guest is an avid Frisky reader. But beyond the fact that she obviously has great taste in reading material, what we love the most is that her standup routine focuses on sex and relationships. She’s at her most hysterical discussing everything from emotional ninjas to porn star screams in the comedy special “Money Shot,” which is out on DVD this week. Who says women aren’t funny? Oh yeah, no one we actually respect.

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For The Record, Tracy Morgan Doesn’t Stuff His Pants

Tracy Morgan took a seat on the estrogen-soaked couch of “The View” yesterday. He and Sherri Shepherd have a special relationship since she plays his wife on “30 Rock.” While watching a clip of the sitcom where Tracy got to show off his revenge body, Sherri shared a little secret. “Every time he came out, he would stuff something in his pants,” she said. Tracy did not approve. “That wasn’t stuffed!” Tracy insisted. “No. No. That’s me. You know I’m magically delicious.” And it only got funnier from there. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »

Frisky Reader Revealed: LR52185

Hands down, the best thing about working at The Frisky is our amazing readers. We so heart all of your witty, thoughtful, and informative comments—heck, we even appreciate the mean ones. Sometimes, we can’t help but wonder about the faces behind the avatars. So we decided to launch a weekly column where we learn all about a Frisky reader. After the jump, meet LR52185, one of our commenters (and a prolific suggester of stories for Today’s Lady News!). Keep reading »

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