What The Hell Is A “Babyccino”?

Jessica Wakeman / February 17, 2012

Too hip for apple juice? Try a babyccino — a coffee drink for babies. It’s what all the urban lumberjacks in man buns are putting in their offspring’s sippy cups. 

According to the Brooklyn Paper, coffee shops in hipster neighborhoods are frequently requested to make a child-sized small decaf cappuccino for $2. Another… More »


Arizona Bill Would Expose Airbrushed Ads

Newser / February 17, 2012

If you’re going to airbrush a woman in an ad, you must include a disclaimer exposing the wrinkle-hiding, curve-thinning lie—at least if an Arizona lawmaker gets her way. The proposed bill seeks to make it illegal in the state for advertisers to enhance a photograph without attaching a note that reads: “Postproduction techniques were made… More »


Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 17, 2012

This week, we can thank the Grammy Awards for some very special Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha moments. Click through to see this week’s crop of ridiculous hemlines, and remember, if you spot a Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha offender, email me the link at winona@thefrisky.com! More »


Dude Looks We Love: Tweed Jackets

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 17, 2012

Track jackets are sporty. Leather jackets are dangerous. Yellowjackets are annoying. But a tweed jacket? Oh, a tweed jacket is the best jacket of all. Jackets and sport coats in tweed are intriguing–they’ve got a rich texture and a nice weight. Tweed has brilliant connotations: it is the preferred fabric of professors and writers. It… More »


No, We Don’t Have A Problem: “Downton Abbey” Paper Dolls

Julie Gerstein / February 17, 2012

So we might be just a litttttle bit obsessed with “Downton Abbey,” but it appears we’re not the only ones. The folks over at New York magazine made a collection of “Downton Abbey” paper dolls, so that devoted fans can act out their “Downton” dreams like perfectly mature 6-year-old girls. Check out the rest of… More »


50 Ways To Tell Someone You Like Them (Without Just Telling Them)

When you like someone, and you think they might like you too, but you’re not sure, it’s not always best to put your hand over your heart and tell them how you feel.

In fact, it rarely ever is.

But there are ways to drop hints and open the door for… More »