Soapbox: Assorted Thoughts On That Gizmodo/OKCupid/Magic The Gathering Dating Essay

Even if you’re not a tech geek or a self-identified nerd, it’s highly possible that you’ve heard about an essay that ran on the blog Gizmodo on Monday (it’s received almost 800K hits as of this writing). In the piece, writer Alyssa Bereznak described how her first attempt at online dating resulted in her going… More »


Kill Me Now, Please: JC Penney’s “I’m Too Pretty To Do Homework” T-Shirt For Girls — UPDATE

Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2011

UPDATE: The Frisky has received an email from JCPenney’s corporate communications department regarding this tee shirt. You can view the email after the jump.

“I’m too pretty to do homework, so my brother has to do it for me.”

That’s the writing on a T-shirt being sold in JCPenney’s girls department and… More »


Morning Quickies: Why Is The Pregnant Man Pissed At Chaz Bono?

Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2011

Thomas Beatie, AKA “the pregnant man,” is pissed that “Dancing With The Stars” cast Chaz Bono instead of him. Beatie told TMZ he reached out to “DWTS” casting a few months ago about appearing ,on the show but never heard back. It was announced yesterday that Bono, a transgender man, has been cast o… More »


14 Celebrities Photobombing Other Celebrities

Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2011

“Work-Coms”: They’re Rom-Coms, Only Light On The Romance

Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2011

The discerning female film viewer has long trained herself to separate rom-coms from reality when it comes to her love life. He’s probably not going to win you over with a grand romantic gesture, he’s probably not going to beat up some loser just to impress you, and he’s probably not going to have Matthew… More »


You’re Wasting Water By Shaving Your Legs, Ladies

Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2011

Who is to blame for Mother Earth’s metastasizing environmental crisis? Women, of course. Are we tossing out too many sanitary napkins? Drinking too many lattes in cardboard cups? Well, yes, but this is more serious. Us ladies are “wasting” billions of liters of water every year leaving the water running while we shave our legs. More »