Rarely, if ever, does a famous face not known primarily for their vocal prowess come out with a song that’s actually good, let alone something that a jaded consumer like myself might voluntarily listen to. With that said, hellooooooo, Daphne Guinness! I certainly didn’t see this one coming from any direction, but here it is — the artist, avant-garde sartorial star, and, yes, heir to the Guinness throne has released the music video for her first single, “Fatal Flaw.” Directed by photographer Nick Knight, the video is a lovely accompaniment to what is a legitimately listenable tune. The New Yorker reports that Guinness once aspired to train as an operatic soprano, but what we’re getting here is more of a Nico vibe, albeit less gravelly, less German, and … less sublime. But it’s good! I would Spotify the shit out of her album, to be sure. [Jezebel]
Chances are you’ve heard the story: an unmarked door leads to a dimly-lit massage parlor where women with strong hands and tolerant smiles await a train of libidinous male patrons. The “happy ending” tale is all too common, a mixture of truth and urban legend that captivates male imaginations even in an age of casual sex and unlimited Internet porn. Read: Does Casual Sex Screw Up Emotional Intimacy?
“It’s always a certain type of place,” said Brian, a 41-year-old screenwriter who admits to visiting the odd “men’s spa” or two (though never, of course, for that). “You go for a reason, and you know what you’re getting when you walk in the door.” Read more on Your Tango…
It’s summer. You’re sweaty. Time to give up on that ridiculous idea of a multiple piece “outfit” and just grab a cute dress and a pair of sandals (and maybe a boozy popsicle for good measure). We found eight sweet lil’ summer dresses that would be a welcome addition to your hot weather wardrobe — click through to check ‘em out!
Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do, alone, are well worth it. Here’s a handy list of awesome things to do this weekend! Keep reading »
2013, motherfuckers. Yeah! LET’S DO THIS.
“Do what?” you ask. I DON’T KNOW. LET’S FIGURE THAT OUT TOGETHER, MOTHERFUCKERS.
Feel free to stop reading this if your career is going great, you’re thrilled with your life and you’re happy with your relationships. Enjoy the rest of your day, friend, this article is not for you. You’re doing a great job, we’re all proud of you. So you don’t feel like you wasted your click, here’s a picture of Lenny Kravitz wearing a gigantic scarf.
For the rest of you, I want you to try something: Name five impressive things about yourself. Write them down or just shout them out loud to the room. But here’s the catch — you’re not allowed to list anything you are (i.e., I’m a nice guy, I’m honest), but instead can only list things that you do (i.e., I just won a national chess tournament, I make the best chili in Massachusetts). If you found that difficult, well, this is for you, and you are going to fucking hate hearing it. My only defense is that this is what I wish somebody had said to me around 1995 or so. Read more…
Next week, I’m traveling with my mom to Nicaragua, where we will spend four days lounging on the beach, swimming, reading, bonding, and, hopefully, braiding my hair. My mom used to do my hair up in a French braid when I was in elementary school, but I’m hoping she’ll be game to play hairdresser and weave my salt water-soaked locks into this fetching updo. It’s pretty, doesn’t require any special tools (because I’m certainly not packing them), and will keep my locks off my neck in the sweltering 90 degree heat. Check out the tutorial at the link! [Hair Romance]
“In that respect, biologically, females have more potential … Females have more sensitivity about others’ wellbeing. In my own case, my father, very short temper. On a few occasions I also got some beatings. But my mother was so wonderfully compassionate. … If the circumstances are such that a female Dalai Lama is more useful, then automatically a female Dalai Lama will come.”
While I’m not a fan of gender essentialism, I appreciate that the Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, said something nice about women. (Which is usually not what gets most men quoted on our site.) [Huffington Post] [Photo: Getty]
The Frisky staff is firmly divided into two camps: those who think Baja hoodies are awesome and cool and cute (me) and those who think they are a disgusting abomination (everyone else). But even I cannot abide by the Baja-esque hoodie Adam Levine wore on “The Today Show” yesterday morning. At first I was tickled to see such a huge star coming out in support of the drug rug, but upon closer inspection, I realized that Adam’s hoodie is actually knit and by the designer Gant. It costs $225 and is seemingly sold out online! SO NOT COOL. Even I am turned off. [Photo: INF Daily]