D-Vision Natural Plates For Natural Shapes

For those who like to see things as they are, D-Vision, a design collective, has invented these wonderful dishes which take a literal interpretation of they food they hold. For apples, a bowl with a space to put your core, or the Bubblicious container made of spherical shapes, allowing it to sit different ways. A BBQ tray lets bloody juices of raw meat to trickle into vein imprints, although animal-lovers would probably prefer the bird feeder-themed bread boards. Realists do have a point—you are what you eat. [D-Vision.co.il via Irresistable.fr] Keep reading »

This Month In The Lady Mags: Fall Fashion. What Else?

Not sure if you want to spend $3.99 on this month’s Vogue? The Frisky team weighs in on this month’s crop of lady mags to tell you what’s up in fashion, sex, love, and all the rest.

September is upon us, which naturally means that it’s fall fashion madness. It’s the biggest month for the lady mags, and the one readers anticipate the most as well. Read on to find out what style advice the glossies offered up. Keep reading »

What Do You Make Of American Apparel’s “Bag-O-Scraps”?

Most of American Apparel‘s shenanigans seem oh-so-cleverly crafted just to elicit laughs from the fashion blogosphere or to make imaginary people look like buffoons (because who buys metallic crop tops anyhow?). The latest, however, a “Bag-O-Scraps” is either a genius move in terms of resourcefulness or a test to see just how far AA fans will go to pledge their monetary support to the brand. According to the product description, the collection of fabrics is fit for many an arts and crafts project: “Make clever jewelry, accessories, a card for your grandma or a colorful hanging sculpture for your apartment. Each bag comes with a zine (printed on scrap paper, of course) with five fun and easy scrap projects, complete with how-to instructions.” Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Now This Is How You Punish A Cheater!

Why didn’t we think of this? Apparently, this guy’s wife busted him sending nudie photos to someone else via text message. As punishment, she made him stand on a heavily trafficked corner in their hometown while wearing this sign. Brilliant. [Self Preservation] Keep reading »

The Real World: Does Having A Threesome Make You A Skank?

I’m pretty sure the cast of “The Real World: Cancun” is the worst bunch of deplorable nincompoops in the show’s history. On last night’s episode, newly single Jonna (pronounced “Jon-nay”) was gettin’ busy with this tool named Pat (who already hooked up with her roommate Jasmine) and the two of them ended up having a threesome with “bi-curious” roomie Ayiiia (how are there three f**king “i”‘s in this chick’s name?!). Afterward, everyone (but Pat, of course, who, SHOCKER, turns out not to be the sweetheart Jonna thought he was) is feeling all guilty and ashamed, worried about what Mom and Dad will say. Ayiiia ended up bawling her eyes out because she feels so judged by her family. Now, I don’t know what your parents are like, but mine are both pretty liberal and open-minded and they would not be cool with me boning anyone on reality TV, let alone two people, never mind two people who are total jackasses. So, tell me folks, are threesomes becoming a lot more commonplace? Does having one make you a big ol’ tramp or is it a normal rite of passage, so long as you’re safe? Keep reading »

John Schools: Like AA Meetings For Dudes Who Hire Prostitutes

About 50 cities in the U.S. have come up with an interesting way to handle dudes who are caught trying to pick up prostitutes—they’re sending them to “John Schools.” In these AA-like meetings, the guys listen to presentations by former prostitutes who tell them how brutal the industry is, health experts who share how dangerous sex-for-hire can be, and therapists who try to get them to understand why they were trying to buy nookie in the first place. The idea is to get the guys—about half of whom are married—to understand that hiring a prostitute isn’t a fun and harmless thing, but that they’re actually part of a much bigger problem. Only first-time offenders are eligible for these AA-like meetings, which are generally held in churches or government buildings. (Repeat offenders and those who try to solicit minors are dealt with more harshly.) The guys also have to pay a $250 fee and finish the class without trying to buy another woman. Keep reading »

Is It Dangerous to Have a Skinny Fat Mindset?

In her Newsweek blog “Confessions of a Skinny Fat Person: Let the Fat Wars Begin,” Kate Dailey reveals her annoying skinny fat mindset about weight and its relationship to health. For those of you that don’t know what a “skinny fat” is, it’s a person who is skinny on the outside and fat on the inside. You know…that person with great genes who looks great in their jeans no matter how many bags of Doritos they eat. Because Kate appears to be skinny (she tells us more than once that her ass looks good), that has somehow qualified her to write about obesity and health for Newsweek. After reading “Lessons From the Fat-O-Sphere,” being introduced to the fat acceptance movement, and discovering that her body fat was 30% (critically high), she felt like a fraud. And the true question finally dawned on her “is it about weight or about health?” Duh. It’s about health. And then she realized how much this country hates fat people. Again…duh. Keep reading »

LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian Are, Like, Official Now

I hate it when celebrities think they can fool the public. Jessica and Nick not getting divorced? Yeah, right. Angelina and Brad not a couple? Good one, guys. So earlier this year, when rumors began to surface that LeAnn Rimes was doing the horizontal polka with Eddie Cibrian, her co-star in the lame Lifetime movie “Northern Lights,” we all shook our heads while both parties vehemently denied that anything was going on between them. I mean, they were both happily married to other people, so it couldn’t be true, right? RIGHT? That gig sort of worked, until Us Weekly posted a video that showed the pair kissing after a dinner together. Then Eddie’s wife left him. And People reported that LeAnn was no longer living with her hubby, Dean Sheremet. Now, how many months later, LeAnn and Eddie are finally ready to admit that they are actually together. A real shocker, right? Recently, they’ve gone on some very public dates, including one at a concert and another at the Valencia Country Club, where they flirted and golfed. Now, Eddie has, courteously, filed for divorce from his wife, Brandi, who said, “He’s just somebody I don’t know.” Conveniently, the divorce papers come right as news breaks that Rimes and Cibrian are taking off to Mexico for a romantic getaway. [People]

So what do you think? Should celebrities just give up the denial game when the tabloids surface something about them that they were hoping to keep private? Keep reading »

Are Distressed Jeans Ever Worth The Money?

Do you guys remember when Guess jeans cost, like, $40 and your mom was all, “Sorry kid, I’m not made of money, forget about it,” and stuff? Around the same time, jeans of the hole-y on purpose, paint splattered and bleached variety started popping up? Newspapers like The Daily Mail, Houston Chronicle and the Washington Times have all recently confirmed what fashion insiders knew already: the new old jean is back (or something like that).

We’re fine with the ’80s being all totally awesome again, but the fact that all this distressed denim is way more expensive than ever makes us feel barfy. It’s absurd! Keep reading »

Stalk Your Ex-Girlfriend? There’s An App For That!

“What’s great about the iPhone is if you want to know where your ex-girlfriend is at any moment, there’s an app for that!” Check her personal calendar, pester her with “automatic late night calls” every 15 minutes, and “if you need an attorney with a proven record for fighting restraining orders, there’s an app for that!”

It’s clever, but it’s hard to giggle about psychos with restraining orders. What do you think: funny iPhone spoof or stalker-y awkward humor? Keep reading »

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