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Putting The “Fun” Back In Dysfunction

Must-Read Books
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22 books every woman needs to read. Read More »

Okay, so maybe I’m a little biased, considering The Sleepy Hollow Family Almanac happens to be by sometime-Man Panel contributor and friend Kris D’Agostino, but actually? This book is really good. The story of an aimless stoner and his crumbling family, Almanac follows misanthropic preschool teacher Calvin Moretti as he chronicles his father’s illness, his mother’s denial and his sister’s pregnancy. Oh, and did I mention there’s a gun? Even if you don’t believe me, Publisher’s Weekly called it “wickedly funny and as often beautiful as it is meandering.” [$11.04, Amazon]

First Look: AnnaSophia Robb As Carrie Bradshaw In “The Carrie Diaries”

The Carrie Diaries
Who WE would cast to play Carrie, Miranda, et. al. Read More »
Carrie Cast!
AnnaSophia Robb has been cast as young Carrie Bradshaw. Read More »
Banned SATC
10 conversations you officially can no longer discuss. Read More »
Carrie's Bedroom
Get the look of her swanky apartment %u2014 for less. Read More »

I’m not sure if I’ll actually watch “The Carrie Diaries,” The CW’s upcoming show about “Sex and the City”‘s Carrie Bradshaw and crew as teenagers, but I am officially impressed with the styling on the show. This first photo of AnnaSophia Robb in costume as young Carrie is pretty damn close to how I imagine the world’s highest paid and most self-absorbed columnist would have looked in her early years. (In other words, not that different from how she looked in her thirties.) [Huffington Post] Keep reading »

The 22 Books Every Woman Needs To Read

Official Girl Code
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We've got the official Frisky girl code of conduct. Read More »
Get Over It!
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20 scarring childhood experience every woman needs to get over. Read More »
Living Alone Rocks
Seven things you'll miss out on by not living alone at least once! Read More »
Every Woman Needs
30 days of the people, skills, and experiences that every woman needs. Read More »
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Walking into a bookstore can be overwhelming. And heaven forfend you go onto Amazon! There are so many books out there that it makes you wonder why they’re always saying the publishing industry is in its death throes. If you know you’re looking for a copy of The Hunger Games, then you’re golden, but lots of readers just like to browse for something good to read. That is, until we start ripping our hair out. 

I conferred with The Frisky staff and came up with a list of books we think every woman needs to read in her lifetime. We’ve got novels. We’ve got self-help. We’ve got cookbooks. We’ve got academic-y stuff. And we’ve all been changed for the better and felt a little less alone in life, thanks to this list right here… Keep reading »

Watch Megan’s Rendition Of “Zou Bisou Bisou” On “Mad Men”

"Mad Men" Dating Style
Are you a Joan? A Peggy? Or maybe you're a Trudy. Read More »
"Mad Men" On The Frisky
All of The Frisky's posts about our fave show, "Mad Men." Read More »
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I’m not so into recapping shows, but let me just say this of last night’s “Mad Men” season five premiere: I liked it! And what’s more, I liked Megan, Don’s former secretary and the new Mrs. Draper. Don’s still f**ked in the head, of course, but Megan has a certain way with him that I have a newfound appreciation for. Or maybe I was just intrigued by that vaguely sadomasochistic sex scene at the end. Anyway, the highlight of the episode for me — besides deciding that, henceforth, I shall refer to farting as “going to the bean ballet” — was Megan’s rendition of the French tune “Zou Bisou Bisou” at Don’s surprise birthday party. (The clip above is a little crappy, but I’m working on getting a better version.) Enjoy! 

Just A Guinea Pig Wearing A Sombrero

A Cat Fashion Show
Clothing for kitties: It's the cat's meow. Read More »
United Bamboo Cat Calendar
So many cats so dressed up! Read More »

Just wait til he gets drunk on a pitcher of margaritas and starts whipping his tiny sombrero around. It’s really a sight. [CutestLife]

The Ballad Of Bobcat And James

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Kitten Magic
When a kitten and a tigrillo hang out together. Read More »
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Anybody who’s ever owned a cat knows that they choose you as much as you choose them. And that’s what makes the story of stray cat Bobcat and his owner James all the more remarkable. James, a street musician, takes Bobcat with him everywhere that he goes, and Bobcat happily seems to comply, even submitting to wearing a harness and walking around the streets of London with James on his daily jaunts. As James often reiterates to passerby, if he didn’t want to be there, he wouldn’t, but it’s clear that cat and man have a strong bond. [Laughing Squid]

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