Rauhin, an eight-year-old panda who lives in Japan’s Adventure World, gave birth to twins this weekend! She is now the mother of a boy and a girl, and is the first panda born in captivity in Japan to successfully give birth. That fleshy thing she’s holding is one of her offspring. It will look much, much cuter once it gets fur. Keep reading »
Weekends can’t be all about going out and socializing, especially if you’re laid up in bed with the flu like Amelia. The weekend should also be a time to relax and catch up on TV, so The Frisky wants to make sure you know what cool programs and marathons will air from Saturday morning to Sunday night. This weekend we’re all about Paris Hilton’s New BFF Casting Special, the season premiere of Saturday Night Live, that Coco Chanel documentary on Lifetime, and, of course, Mad Men. [TV Guide] Keep reading »
What’s a woman who has been dead for over 40 years doing on the cover of this month’s Vanity Fair? Well, when the lady in question is Marilyn Monroe, it’s no wonder the ultimate sex symbol is still making it as a cover girl from the grave. Her case has been reopened — or rather, her filing cabinets. After Frank Sinatra insisted she keep her affairs in order, Miss Monroe began storing her mementos in two not-so-glamourous metal office drawers which have just been recovered. And both the business and company she keep are fascinating! More info on what was inside, after the jump… Keep reading »
The lack of black models on fashion runways and in ad campaigns has become a persistent issue in the fashion industry. The issue was most recently highlighted by Vogue Italia’s “Black Issue,” which featured only black models on its pages. Some, including editor Amelia, saw the magazine as a gimmick, but it nonetheless got people talking about the issue of race in fashion. Unfortunately, all they did was talk. Keep reading »
David Beckham may be one of the best things to have happened to the game of soccer since cleats were invented, but he’s also one of the best things to have happened to advertising since the dawn of modern media…at least in my book. I mean, have you seen his nearly nude Armani ads? [Now you have! See above! -- Editor]
Well, if the European Parliament has anything to do with it, our friends on the other side of the pond may not have the good fortune of gazing at Beckham’s chiseled abs in glossies and on the sides of buses for much longer. Earlier this month, the Parliament voted in favor of a report drafted by the Women’s Rights Committee that aims to more tightly monitor nudity in marketing campaigns and to end the use of gender stereotypes.
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