“We Need To Talk About Kevin” = Foolproof Birth Control

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 1, 2011
No one in my book club is having children after last month's selection: We Need To Talk About Kevin, by Lionel Shriver. It's a novel about Eva, a successful travel guide writer who is ambivalent about getting pregnant and ends up giving birth to pure evil. No, it's not like "Rosemary's Baby" with a literally… More »

Shrewd New Marketing Scam: Male-Specific Nail Polishes

By: Julie Gerstein / November 1, 2011
It seems like no corner of the beauty industry will be left unturned when it comes to finding ways to market to men. The newest beauty trend for guys? The MANicure. Yes, despite the fact that there's absolutely nothing inherently gendered in nail polish colors, several companies have developed "man-friendly" polishes. A company annoyingly named… More »

Style 911: “I Need Wide-Calf Boots!”

By: Julie Gerstein / November 1, 2011
Damn you all and your cute boots! Except -- not really. I'm just jealous. I have wider calves and would love to find some smart and stylish brown boots made for gals like me--do you all have any suggestions? Comfort and adorable-ness are a must. Thanks and keep up the good work! -- Betsy It's incredible… More »

Get Bitchin’ In The Kitchen: Send Us Your Favorite Recipes!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 1, 2011
Hey there, ravenous readers! My growling belly and I are pleased to announce that, because cooking is fun and food is good, for the next two weeks, The Frisky will be all about "Gettin' Bitchin' In The Kitchen" at The Frisky! What does that mean? Well, first off, we'll be featuring essays and funny/informative list… More »

Gisele Bundchen Prays Over The Meat She Eats

By: Julie Gerstein / November 1, 2011
"C'mon, I’m Brazilian. But I also love animals. So what I find really helpful -- you might think I’m crazy -- is that before I eat any meat I always take one second of silence to put my hands over it and bless it and be grateful at least that it was a life." --… More »

Girl Talk: Exing Out The Ex

By: Julie Gerstein / November 1, 2011
Exes are exes for a reason. You have to remember that, even when you miss them -- like I did this past week. You may remember the crappy ex in question -- the one who broke up with me over IM, stole a painting he'd given me as a present and generally made… More »