It’s hump day again and since it’s springtime, we should all take a cue from the bunnies and take advantage of the verb. Looks like the celebs are busy enough for the rest of the population, at least if you believe everything you read is true. And why wouldn’t you? Wasn’t it God who invented these magical little magazines compiled of virtue and veritas? Oh, it wasn’t? Well, screw it—they’re fun, frivolous, and you don’t even have to read the whole thing because we hand-picked the juiciest stories, just for you! So now you can make time for other spring activities. Keep reading »
To us Gen X ladies, Sassy was the ultimate teen magazine. Each issue left us feeling a little cooler, because we weren’t just in the know—we were in the know. And no one was more responsible for that feeling than editor Christina Kelly. Her columns “What Now” and “Cute Band Alert” were everything a 16-year-old, flannel-wearing girl wanted or needed. Plus, she wrote the mag’s infamous Kurt and Courtney cover story. The woman was idol-worthy.
It’s been four years since her last job as Editor-in-Chief at ELLEgirl magazine. Since then, her name has been missing from mastheads. But now she has joined the blogosphere—cheers!—with Fallen Princess, a site where she discusses everything from her love of “Glee” to her thoughts on being a mom. After the jump, The Frisky sits down and asks Christina a few questions. Keep reading »
“You’ve got nothing to worry about, son. I’d suggest going out on a rampage with the boys, getting on the booze and smashing anything that moves. Then, when some bird falls for you, you can turn the tables and break her heart. Of course, the other option is to cut your ex’s face, and then no one will want her.”
— Advice columnist Danny Dyer in the UK’s Zoo magazine when asked by 23-year-old “Alex” from Manchester how he can get over his ex-girlfriend. Bauer Media, which publishes “Zoo,” called the unfortunately timed joke about domestic violence a “regrettable production error.” [Guardian UK] Keep reading »
I don’t know how it’s May already. But I guess that just like in nature, the tabloid’s April showers have brought May flowers. And by flowers, I mean more babies, slightly more upbeat stories, and my favorite story of the day, “Hollywood Housekeepers Tell All.” I guess there’s something about the sunshine and crisp spring air that has made everyone so generous with their pithy quotes and half-naked cover stories. And because I know you’re too excited to even leave the house, we’ve rounded up the best stories in today’s tabloids. So go spend your money on some Quick Trim. Just kidding. Don’t do that. Damn you, tabloid marketing! Keep reading »
The ladies of “Sex and the City” appear on the June cover of Marie Claire and offer some juicy quotes in the interview. Click through to read what they had to say about infighting and the early days. [MarieClaire.com] Keep reading »