Young Maggie Smith’s Cheekbones Were As Sharp As Her One-Liners

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 26, 2012

To continue The Frisky’s transformation into All “Downton Abbey” All The Time, Check out this photo of a young Maggie Smith. Before she was “Downton”‘s Dowager Countess (not to mention Hogwarts’ Professor McGonagall) she was a film star in the UK, nominated for a BAFTA award in 1958 for “Best Newcomer” and acting steadily ever… More »


Shopping Guide: 12 Ways To Brighten Up This Winter With Neon

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 26, 2012

Yesterday, I wandered into the Gap and was instantly blinded by the array of brilliantly bright items they had for sale. Seriously, does anything snap you out of the haze a cloudy and cold day can bring as well as a shock of neon? This is what I told myself as I bought the first… More »


Sometimes You’re Just A Wet Kitten Waiting To Be Dried

Julie Gerstein / January 26, 2012

Today is not the best day. But it’s going to get better. That’s what I tell myself, and this clearly traumatized, but very cute, wet kitten. [Buzzfeed]… More »


Things That Happen When You Eat Only Chicken Nuggets For 15 Years

Ami Angelowicz / January 26, 2012

Things that happen when you refuse to eat anything but chicken nuggets for 15 years (like seriously, nothing else): You collapse from anemia. You have swollen veins in your tongue. Shortness of breath. Doctors tell you might die if you don’t stop. You have a house full of Happy Meal toys.
After a being rushed… More »


Dealbreaker: He Brought His Grandma On Our Date

Josephine Ledger / January 26, 2012

On the latest season of “The Bachelor,” contestant Brittney showed up armed with an escort to meet Ben Flajnik — her 72-year-old grandmother Sheryl, who hobbled out of the limo on crutches. An adorable little stunt for “The Bachelor,” where it’s customary for women ride in on horses or do back flips to win a… More »


Jon Rips Mitt Romney’s Tax Rate

Newser / January 26, 2012

Jon Stewart ripped into Mitt Romney’s tax return last night, and Elizabeth Warren showed up later to hammer home the point. “How can you justify making more in one day than the median American family makes in a year, while paying an effective tax rate of the guy who has to scan your shoes at the airport?&#8221… More »