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The Brief History (And Imminent Future) Of Gay Slang

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Bad Sex Slang
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Watch it, honey boo boo child!

Thank you to performer Greg Scarnici for breaking down the history of gay slang and the pop culture moments that inspired it. Starting with “Vogue” obviously. “Honey boo boo child” is still “major” for the time being. But come the next decade, I’ll look forward to the rise in popularity of the terms “ferosh like a broach,” “choking to death on a chicken bone” and “I was so happy my pussy leaked.” Sickening stuff, hunty! [WOW]

Astrology 101: 13 Reasons Astrology Is Awesome

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Since the beginning of this column, we’ve talked about moon signs, power colors, astrological dating tips, and all the things that make each sign awesome, but there’s still one simple question we haven’t covered: Why exactly is astrology so awesome? When people ask us why we love astrology, we give them a myriad of reasons ranging from the superficial to the super-spiritual. We thought it was time to highlight a few of our favorites. Check ‘em out, after the jump, and feel free to add your own in the comments! Keep reading »

“Game Of Thrones” Cameo: Bush’s Severed Head

Sharp-eyed viewers may have noticed a familiar head on a spike in the 10th episode of Season 1 of ”Game of Thrones”—George W. Bush’s. A prop head of the former president was used as one of the traitors’ heads on spikes, the show’s creators say in their DVD commentary, explaining that its use wasn’t political, io9 reports. “George Bush’s head appears in a couple of beheading scenes,” they say. “It’s not a choice, it’s not a political statement. We just had to use whatever head we had around.” Read more…

“House Hunters” Is Fake And Everything In My Life Is A Lie

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Why I love to hate this show. Read More »
Reality TV Lessons
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Life lessons gleaned from reality TV. Read More »
Imagined Conversation
An imagined conversation with a couple of House Hunters. Read More »

I’ve written before about my obsession with “House Hunters” and “House Hunters International,” how I watch approximately three episodes per day, how much I love to hate it, how I always end up yelling at the TV like a crotchety old man because the subjects of the show tend to talk about paint colors in the kinds of hushed, serious voices usually reserved for presidents facing a nuclear crisis. But now I’m feeling crotchety for a different reason: apparently the show is totally fake. Here’s a quote from a former House Hunter describing her experience:

“They didn’t even ‘accept’ us being a subject for the show until we closed on the house we were buying.  So then when they decided to film our episode we had to scramble to find houses to tour and pretend we were considering. The ones we looked at weren’t even for sale…they were just our two friends’ houses who were nice enough to madly clean for days in preparation for the cameras!” Keep reading »

Stephen Colbert Defends “Radical Feminist” Nuns

Vatican Denounces Nun
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Vatican denounces nun's book supporting masturbation, gay sex. Read More »
Radical Feminist Nuns
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The Vatican is fretting about radical feminist nuns. Read More »
Kate Upton, Sexy Nun
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Kate Upton indulges in your sexy nun fantasy. Read More »
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Watch Colbert Defend Those Crazy Radical Nuns!
  • Better late than never: it is from Monday night’s show, but I really wanted to post Stephen Colbert coming to the defense of “radical feminist” Catholic nuns. Love you so hard, Stephen. [The Colbert Report]
  • On how Republicans in the House of Representatives are blocking abortion access for our servicewomen. Apparently even if you’re willing to give your life for your own country, that’s not reason enough to get basic women’s health care. (Yes, basic health care: one in three women will have an abortion in her lifetime … including women in the military). [Mother Jones]
  • At Sunday night’s Tony Awards, “Porgy & Bess” star Audra McDonald became the first-ever woman of color to win five Tonys (and only the third woman ever). [Racialicious]
  • Why black transgender woman CeCe McDonald of Minneapolis should not be housed in a male prison. [ColorLines] Keep reading »

Stephen Colbert Has A Great Plan For Sweden’s Twitter Account

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So maybe you’ve heard about Sweden’s weird Twitter experiment, wherein they’re allowing perfectly average Swedish citizens to take over the country’s Twitter account for a week at a time. The nation’s current national Twitterer is a woman named Sonja, who seems mildly obsessed with Hitler and Jews and “The Little Mermaid.” Don’t believe us? Check out this Tweet…

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