Today’s Lady News: House Passes “Protect Life Act”

Jessica Wakeman / October 14, 2011

Yesterday the House of Representatives passed the “Protect Life Act,” a bill that prohibits federal funds under Obama’s healthcare reform from going towards any health insurance plans that cover abortion services. You should watch Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) statement on this crappy bill here. [Washington Post]
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Evening Quickies: Blake Lively + Ryan Reynolds = Rebound

Stefanie Blejec / October 14, 2011

Blake Lively works quick! After splitting from Leonardo DiCaprio, girlfriend is now rebounding with her “Green Lantern” costar Ryan Reynolds. An Us Weekly source says the two are “casually” dating, which includes him dropping her off at a Boston train station with an “affectionate” goodbye. [Us Weekly]
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October 14: What Are We Wearing Today?

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 14, 2011

TGIF! Wait, it is Friday, right? Phew, okay. Just checking. Today, by way of introduction to “What Are We Wearing Today” (because I run out of witty things to say), I would like to give you a tiny glimpse into what it’s like to work at The Frisky. This afternoon, we have done internet searche… More »


Stephen Malkmus Takes Down A “Senator”

Julie Gerstein / October 14, 2011

Next to my own personal ’90s rock God Evan Dando, Stephen Malkmus of Pavement comes a close second. “Senator,” the new video from Malkmus and his band The Jicks, features Jack Black as corrupt Senator Danner, up for re-election, but equally pulled toward a steady diet of cocaine and cattle prods (aren’t we all?). The… More »


Nicki Minaj Look Oddly Regal On The Cover Of W

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 14, 2011

Big news for Nicki Minaj fans (aren’t we all?): the hip-hop starlet has scored the cover of her first “serious” fashion magazine, appearing in the November issue of W. Artist Francesco Vezzoli transformed the photos, as has become his style, so that Minaj embodied that of “a powdered 18th-century courtesan.” The photos are striking, a little strange,… More »


12 Halloween Accessories You Can Wear All-Year-Round

Stefanie Blejec / October 14, 2011

Since some of us dole out up to $100 (or more) on our Halloween looks, it would be nice to give certain items a second wear. All of you sexy vampires, slightly skanky Snow Whites, and pirate wenches know your corsets, garters and fishnets can be moved to your goodie drawer — but does it… More »