They’re baaaack! The “Sex and the City 2″ trailer has just been released, and while it is short on plot reveals, it does indicate that economic crisis be damned, the girls are going to destinations far and wide. Egypt! London! Also, if you thought you were going to escape that “Empire State of Mind” song anytime soon, you were wrong. So are you psyched to see the SATC sequel? Keep reading »
It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin! As I’ve been writing this, my own jams have been competing with my neighbor’s — he just got a karaoke machine for the holidays. Must admit, the dude can really do justice to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Under The Bridge.” But, the question remains, will you be blaring Mary J. Blige, Young Money, or Hurricane Chris new releases 15 years down the road in your living room? So, let’s get into the groove after the jump … Keep reading »
It’s that time of year again. Time to look back on your year and evaluate—what were the good moments, the crap moments, and the forgotten moments? Facebook can be annoying sometimes, but last night I rediscovered its brilliance. A genius new app will sum up your year in the most randomly comical way possible—by your Facebook status updates. The Year In Status app randomly selects your Facebook statuses from the past year and puts them together on a customizable page. I called mine “Twas a Tale of Sound and Fury: My Statuses, 2009,” and my roommate and I were seriously cracking up for hours about it. How could I have forgotten the time I was “just got caught eating a piece of cheese with no shirt on.” Don’t ask … long story. Don’t deny yourself this small indulgence before 2010 rolls in. Keep reading »
My 9th grade boyfriend once told me, “Women are crazy and men are stupid. And women are crazy because men are stupid!” Alas, I never touched that guy’s wee wee and he still lives with his mom and dad—so reductive gender stereotypes haven’t worked out for him so well.
But they have fared better for the authors Howard Morris and Jenny Lee, whose self-help book, Women Are Crazy, Men Are Stupid, was picked up by ABC as a sitcom. According to a Publisher’s Weekly review of their book, Morris and Lee are a self-described “major nut bag” and a “genuine dunce” who found love. Ah, nut bag and dunce: role models for us all!
I doubt I’ll be TiVo-ing, since a show implying women are “crazy” in romance doesn’t exactly endear me as a viewer. But who knows? Maybe it’ll be brilliant! (Snickers.) [The Hollywood Reporter] Keep reading »
One of my favorite albums of the year is the Julian Casablancas solo record Phrazes for the Young
— if you’re a fan of The Strokes, especially their first record, and you love Julian’s voice as much as I do, buy this album, like, now. One of the bonus tracks on the album if you download it off of iTunes is “I Wish It Was Christmas Today,” which originally was a skit on “Saturday Night Live” featuring Horatio Sanz, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Kattan, and Tracy Morgan. Last night, Casablancas performed on Jimmy Fallon’s show, and the host, as well as Sanz, came on stage to assist him as he sang the holiday tune. Check it out above and remind yourself of the original, after the jump… Keep reading »
You thought all you had to worry about with Netflix was a big old scratch across “The Nanny Diaries” DVD, didn’t you? But be warned: if you’re LGBT and still in the closet, competitors in Netflix’s recommendations contest might be on to you.
According to the tech blog Switched, “Jane Doe,” a closeted lesbian mother, filed a lawsuit against Netflix last week because she claims the DVD rental company is violating consumers’ privacy by inadvertently making their personal business, like sexual orientation, known to the public. The lawsuit seeks $2,500 for each of Netflix’s customers, which are now over two million people. Keep reading »
While there are still a few days left in 2009, we’re going to feature some of our best and favorite posts from the last year. Each of your regular Frisky bloggers has picked out her 10 favorite posts from 2009 — some you may remember well, others might have slipped past your radar. Either way, we hope you’ll relive the best of The Frisky in 2009. First up: Wendy! Keep reading »
This weekend I went to see “Avatar,” James Cameron’s epic movie that has been, like, 12 years in the making. Originally I had no desire to see this film. Though I love a good sci-fi movie (I’m a proud “Star Trek” nerd), the trailer made it look hokey and I couldn’t for the life of me understand why anyone would do anything to obscure the hotness that is Sam Worthington. But then I read the glowing reviews from just about everyone and considering every movie I did desperately want to see was getting terrible marks — “The Lovely Bones,” “Nine” — I thought maybe I should quit trusting my own instinct and just see the damn movie already. My boyfriend was pressuring me anyway. And I’m glad I did and think you should too. Here are five reasons why women should see and will love “Avatar.” Keep reading »