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Remember earlier in the week when we showed you this billboard PETA was planning to erect (Am I 12 years old? Because that word still cracks me up.) in Florida to remind people to get their pets spayed and neutered. Tiger apparently wasn’t too happy about it—his lawyers threatened to sue the animal lovahs if… READ MORE »


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The search for actor Andrew Koenig, who you more likely remember as Boner Stabone on “Growing Pains,” is over. Yesterday, a team of his friends and family did a thorough sweep of Stanley Park in Vancouver, where Andrew loved to hang out. And they found something mounted officers who’d searched the park didn’t—Andrew’s body in… READ MORE »


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“Every little boy should be so lucky as to turn into me. And that’s all I have to say.”– Ice skater Johnny Weir’s response to homophobic haters in an interview with “Access Hollywood.” Weir also addressed the comments made by two French commentators, who made jokes questioning Weir’s gender, at a press conference –… READ MORE »


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Utah’s House of Representatives and Senate have approved a bill which would criminalize miscarriage caused by an “intentional, knowing, or reckless” act, such as drinking while pregnant. The bill is in response to a 17-year-old Utah girl who, while seven months pregnant, paid a man $150 to beat her up and induce a miscarriage. The… READ MORE »


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Columbia University law student Julia Neyman, 24, launched the blog “Buns of Steal” so she could write about her quest to score free gym passes at fitness centers all over New York City for an entire year. She uses a variety of tactics to weasel her way into gyms. She uses free passes that trainers… READ MORE »


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You know, I take my work here at The Frisky very, very seriously. I like to think of myself as “channeling” what you, our dear readers, want. Like, I am just a vessel for delivering you what you need. So, today, I sat down, and I closed my eyes, and I asked The… READ MORE »


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Many of you Frisky readers have read the post “I’m Live-Tweeting My Abortion” about a Florida woman named Angie Jackson who has taken to Twitter, YouTube, and her personal blog to, as she put it, “demystify” abortion. After discovering her IUD birth control had failed them, Jackson and her boyfriend went to Planned Parenthood last… READ MORE »


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Jessica Zamora-Anderson and Paul Franco of Queens, New York, hardly had the ideal relationship. They met on Facebook in 2008 and were reasonably happy, until a year later when a screaming match ended with Paul chucking a cell phone at his girlfriend’s head. Soon after, Paul let Jessica know that he’d taken video footage of… READ MORE »


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“Someday far, far, far, far in the future when they’re older, if god willing, I meet somebody. I don’t want anymore kids alone, but I won’t 100 percent say that I’m not going to far in the future get married and want a baby.”—OctoMom Nadya Suleman when asked during a chaotic interview on “The View” READ MORE »


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The more I read about SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was killed yesterday, the sadder I get. In an article about Brancheau written years ago, she told the Orlando Sentinel about going to SeaWorld for the first time when she was 9. “I remember walking down the aisle [of Shamu Stadium] and telling my mom,… READ MORE »


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“‘Gail comes out and she’s like, “Those are pink shorts.” I said: “Yeah, you like them? They’re great. Comfortable. Feel this leather.” With this last phrase, he slowly stroked the side of one of his thighs, apparently miming the gesture he made in front of her.”–Massachusetts senator Scott Brown defends the fact that he wore… READ MORE »


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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 avatars. We decided to launch a weekly column where we learn all about a… READ MORE »