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The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For December 27-28th 2008

Saturday

  • “Law & Order” on TNT at 10 am
  • “17 Kids and Counting” on Discovery Health at 11 am
  • “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Bravo at 12:30 to 9 pm
  • “Skins” on BBC America at 3 pm
  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” on STARZ at 6:10 pm
  • “My Cousin Vinny” on TBS at 9 pm
  • “Gentlemen’s Clubs Revealed” on A&E at 11 am
  • “Saturday Night Live” on NBC at 11:30 pm
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    Quickies!: Rihanna Planning Acting Career, Big Surprise!

  • Rihanna will play the lead female role in a remake of “The Last Dragon.” Maybe she’ll disappear just like Vanity did soon after playing this role. [Mediatakeout]
  • Remember when the only thing you drew on your Etch-a-Sketch was a jumble of lines? Some people are actually able to create art on their’s. [Asylum]
  • It may not seem like it, but there are some Hollywood marriages that have survived. And there are enough to do a top ten list. [Your Tango]
  • Madonna’s New Year’s resolution is to stop trying so hard. Well not really, but it’s a good suggestion. [Shine]
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    Commenters Ball: Our Favorite Comments Of The Week

    We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say, you bitches crack us up! So in honor of you, our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the Internet, we’re giving away prizes! Each week well award five of you an awesome internet chatty Cathy’s a little something special. This weeks winner’s will receive Creative Nail Designs’ Stickey Base Coat which is guaranteed to make your mani-pedi last longer. So, without further adieu, here are the lucky winners of this week’s Commenters Ball… Keep reading »

    Purrfect Singer, Dancer and Actress Eartha Kitt Dies At 81

    Eartha Kitt, the “Santa Baby” crooner and former Catwoman, died of colon cancer at 81 on Christmas Day in Connecticut. The self-proclaimed “sex kitten” began her career as a dancer in the famed Katharine Dunham troupe and cabarets, but progressed to acting and singing on stage, in movies and on television. She won two Emmys, and was also nominated for several Tonys and two Grammys. Kitt is well-known for her feline-like movements and sultry voice, but she is also remembered for an anti-Vietnam War comment she made at a White House Luncheon hosted by Lady Bird Johnson. “You send the best of this country off to be shot and maimed,” she told the group of about 50 women. “They rebel in the street. They don’t want to go to school because they’re going to be snatched off from their mothers to be shot in Vietnam.” Keep reading »

    Have You Given Up Champagne Toasts Because Of The Recession?

    The Times reports that champagne sales are down this holiday season and not necessarily because people can’t afford the bubbly. Amid layoffs, foreclosures and other economic losses, as well as a shortage of the usual celebratory occasions like “mergers, closings, bonuses and office parties,” “People just don’t want to look extravagant today,” said Paul Grieco, a Manhattan restaurateur. “They still want to drink, so they cut out the Champagne and go directly to whatever they’re drinking with dinner.” Convinced this includes sparkling wine priced $10 to $20, “the sweet spot these days for good wine values,” the Times gathered a wine panel to taste test 25 bottles, admitting that, “While our price range was $10 to $20, most of the wines in the tasting were $15 to $20.” This makes total sense since a $15 bottle of sparkling wine looks so much less extravagant than a $15 bottle of champagne. “Let’s be honest,” the reporter mused, ”none of these bottles will match a very good Champagne. But they cost half what you would pay these days for the least expensive Champagne.” Half as much, huh? Clearly the Times has never heard of Andre.

    So have you been cutting down on your Champagne toasts this holiday season because of the recession? And if so, what are you drinking it its place? [NYTimes]
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    10 Cool Things To Do On Christmas

    If you’re a Heeb like me, Christmas can be one long, boring day off. None of your friends are around to hang out, you probs have nothing to do besides watch TV reruns of Christmas specials — snooze-a-palooza! Well, just because the mall and every restaurant is closed — besides the Chinese joint — doesn’t mean you can’t fill your day with fun! Here are 10 Cool Things To Do On Christmas:

    1. See A Flick: Movie theaters stay open. Plus, around Christmas, there are a lot of future Oscar contenders out like “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button.” Or, you know, “Marley & Me.”
    2. DIY Dildo: For that crafty bitch with some time on her hands, make your own masturbator. Or if you’re too lazy, you can just get off with these household items. Keep reading »

    The Frisky & This Skiing Santa Wish You A Merry Christmas!

    The Boob Tube: What’s On TV Christmas Day 2008 And Beyond

    Christmas Day

  • “Cold Case Files” on A&E from 9 am to 8 pm
  • “Top Chef: New York” on Bravo from 9 am to 1:30 pm
  • “Toys We Grew Up With” on HGTV at 9 am
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    Quickies!: Kanye Wants To Style Obama

  • Kanye thinks his fashion swagger is so great he can style Barack Obama. [Bossip]
  • An Orlando woman is accused of biting her husband’s ding-a-ling. OUCH! [TheLedger.com]
  • About half of men cheat when they’re “happy” or “very happy” in their current relationship, according to a survey. [Your Tango]
  • Making new traditions with your significant other is part of the excitement of building a life together, especially during the holidays. [Dear Sugar]
  • Try a little moderation this Christmas, so you don’t beat yourself up for consuming way too many calories. [College Candy]
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    Rick Warren Hums Along To Melissa Etheridge’s Tune

    Sigh. We hate to say it, but Obama unified the country and then disenfranchised one of his core constituent groups — the gays! When he chose the proselytizing pro-Proposition 8 pastor Rick Warren to swear him in on the upcoming Inauguration Day, everyone from gayelle talking head Rachel Maddow to Republican Governor Schwarzenegger went, “Huh?” Honestly, why Obama, why would you choose a dude whose spent the past six months shouting fire and brimstone-style slurs about homosexuals and smack-talking gay marriage by likening it to pedophilia and incest? But thanks to a pop star, it looks like the pastor might be repenting!

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