Welcome To The New(ish) Frisky!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2011

So, as I mentioned on Tuesday morning, The Frisky has undergone a little bit of a new look. Not a full facelift, of course, but a bit of Botox that we believe will make our 3.5-year-old site run faster, easier to use, and more fun to read. For the last few months, our fabulous tech… More »


Tyra Tries To Make The “Booty Tooch” Her New Thing

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 29, 2011

Last night’s epsiode of “America’s Next Top Model” was a rollicking good time. It was fun to watch Kristin Cavallari give the girls tips on striking while the iron is hot on their reality TV fame. And I am so excited that the gals finally did an interesting photo shoot—posing atop high fashion stilts. But… More »


The Bold Single Bride Who Married Herself

By: Rachel Kramer Bussel / September 29, 2011

What would you do if you wound up single on what was to be one of the most special days of your life—your wedding day? My friend Desiree did something remarkable and revolutionary: instead of hiding away, she marched boldly into a proud new future, and in the process became an inspiration to me and,… More »


Cat Scratch Fever

By: Julie Gerstein / September 29, 2011

Humans just love anthropomorphizing their animals. I mean, look, I named my cat Colonel Mustard, okay? He has a friggin’ military title, so I think I know what I’m talking about. So, sure, yes, I want to see my cat play with this scratch-pad-disguised-as-a-turntable. Sure I do. Imagine The Colonel taking his giant paws to… More »


LeAnn Rimes Hates The Word “Stepmom”

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 29, 2011

“Step … Stepmother, Stepfather, Stepchildren—the word ‘step’ can take on such a negative connotation to so many in our society. A family is a family. In my eyes, there’s no ‘step’ about it … It’s not easy being a stepparent, taking on a mother or father role in your new blended family and household. It… More »


Soapbox: Plus-Size Model Crystal Renn Is Thinner Now — So What?

By: Julie Gerstein / September 29, 2011

No matter that in the real world women come in a bevy of shapes and sizes, in the model world, you’re either “regular” or “plus-size.” And for the past several years, model Crystal Renn has been at the top of the plus-size game. But Renn has been catching flack lately for a rather surprising reason:… More »