My Embarrassing Run-In With Tavi Gevinson

By: Julie Gerstein / September 15, 2011

Before working at The Frisky, I spent a few years writing for both music magazines and gossip mags. And it was funny, because the people you’d think I’d get nervous to talk to, I didn’t necessarily, while others left me sweaty palmed and dry mouthed. Michel Gondry? We joked around and took a bunch of… More »


What Do Gordon Ramsay, A Porn Star Dwarf & A Badger Have In Common?

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 15, 2011

Let’s untangle this incomprehensible headline together — word by word. First off, I should tell you that Gordon Ramsay has nothing to do with this story. It’s actually about Percy Foster, the little person Gordon Ramsay look-a-like who starred in such X-rated films as “Hi Ho Hi-Ho, It’s Up Your Arse We Go.” Okay, now… More »


Fashion Week Breakdown: Rodarte Is Back In Full Sunflower Effect!

By: Julie Gerstein / September 15, 2011

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: The “America’s Next Top Model” All-Stars Twinkle

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 15, 2011

Why, oh why, is “America’s Next Top Model” so compelling? Is it because the modeling industry is really so glorious that we’re thrilled by the idea of a normal girl getting a shot at it? Or is it that we just like to see pretty girls pushed to their breaking point via having their head… More »


Woman Won’t Leave The House Because She’s Afraid Of Gays

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 15, 2011

It’s a scary world out there! Hot coffee can be spilled. Butt sweat simmers on the bus seat. Sometimes there is old, lint-covered gum on the wall of a Gap changing room. And on top of those horrors of daily life, the American suburbs are teeming with gays.

Stacy Trasancos of Massachusetts, where gay… More »


Why Is “Going Down” Often A One-Way Street?

By: Emily Heist Moss / September 15, 2011

To write this article on cunnilingus, I created a mini-survey to get some perspectives from readers, Twitter followers, Facebook friends and a bunch of total strangers. I threw “box job”—as Dan Savage once described the act—in the title simply because, sad as it seems, I assumed that that the technical term (which is derived from… More »