Products That Promise Beach Hair In A Bottle

Uh, we don’t know what’s going on in your neck of the woods, but here in NYC the weather gods have decided to piss on our summer fun. Literally. It’s like living in London, except without all the fun double-decker buses and tea times. We’re not getting to the beach anytime soon and we’d cry ourselves a river over it were it not for these products that at least let us pretend that we’ve been happily bopping around the beach. Put the wavy surfer-girl look back into your locks with these aids. Apply to damp hair, scrunch with your fingers, and allow your hair to dry naturally. If you’re in a hurry, use a blow dryer with a diffuser, blowing hot air up into your locks.

  1. John Master’s Sea Mist is organic, using real sea salt in the mixture to get an authentic texture. [$15.95,]
  2. Kusco-Murphy Beach Hair gained fame for its use on Sports Illustrated swimsuit models. Bamboo and other natural ingredients work to produce volume, texture, and strength. [$35,]
  3. John Frieda’s Beach Blonde Ocean Waves spray is tough to find, which is a shame, because it’s one of the best products out there. The super strong texturizer uses sea water and oil for a feel that’s pretty darn close to the real thing. [$69,]

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Quickies! Joe Jonas Reveals Miley Cyrus Is Dating His Brother Nick

  • Joe Jonas slips up and reveals that his brother Nick and Miley Cyrus are dating (gag), during an interview with Larry King. [PopEater] — The awkwardness that ensues is almost too much to take (watch the video to get the full effect.)
  • Ryan Reynolds is a fine actor, but even more impressive are his style skills. The man is lookin’ suave. [Asylum] — To all the men out there, this is how you should dress.

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(Sperm) Size Matters

Size may not matter in the human world, but when it comes to other animals and insects, giant sperm is the way to go, especially if the creature has a tiny body. A mussel-like animal that lived 100 million years ago produced sperm that was longer than its body. Even today, there are animals making large sperm. A fruit fly can produce a 2.5-inch coil of sperm, even though its body is only a few milliliters. To equal the same sperm to body ratio, a human would have to produce sperm 40 meters long. Ostracodes, an extinct ancient class of arthropods, also produced long sperm. With these findings scientists have concluded that giant sperm production is a proven, evolutionary tactic for successful reproduction. Creatures can increase the chance of fertilization with a larger sperm cell. [Reuters] Keep reading »

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For June 20th-21st 2009


  • “2009 MTV Movie Awards” on MTV at 10 am
  • “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion” on TBS at 10:45 am
  • The Real Housewives of New Jersey” marathon on Bravo at 2 pm

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Trailer Park: “The Proposal,” “Year One,” And “Whatever Works”

It’s a big week for action movies. Not. Sure, this week’s new releases won’t get your adrenaline pumping with big explosions or elaborately-choreographed chase scenes. But they they will take you on a trip into Alaska, ancient times, and Woody Allen’s brain, respectively. It’s beautiful outside (unless you live in New York), but it’s also kinda hot, so get yourself some movie tickets and soak up the theater AC. Here’s a look at this week’s movies. Keep reading »

Women Fined $1.9 Million For Sharing 24 Songs Illegally

The big bad Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has once again committed an act of evil. This time, the victim is a mother of four from Minnesota who illegally shared 24 songs on the site (I know, right? Send that woman to jail, stat.) Jammie Thomas-Rasset was the first person taken to trial by the RIAA in 2003 and after six years and one mistrial, she has finally received her sentence: $1.9 million in piracy damages. Keep reading »

What Levi Johnston Should Really Do With His Life

Levi Johnston, Bristol Palin’s baby daddy, is leaving Alaska to become the family breadwinner. Well, at least, the teen father is using the excuse that he needs money to support his son, Tripp, as his reason for trying to extend his 15 minutes of fame by becoming an actor. He’s got an agent and is booking all sorts of exciting things, like a reality show and cameos in sitcoms. [MSNBC]

Since Johnston is a high school drop out, and he is kinda hot, this isn’t the worst idea ever. And we’d be the first to watch his reality show. But here are some other income generators he might want to consider: Keep reading »

Gift for Gab: Your Best Comments For The Week Of June 19th 2009

We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say? You bitches crack us up! In honor of you, our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the Internet, we’re giving away prizes! Each week we’ll award you awesome chatty Cathy’s a little something special. This week, seven winners will receive The Celestial Sexpot’s Handbook. Without further adieu, the lucky winners of this week’s Gift For Gab. Keep reading »

What To Wear: Summer Job Interview

It’s hot. It’s sunny, and you have a job interview. You must look savvy, chic and like the job candidate any company would be so lucky to have. But you don’t want to sweat through your three-season suit you rely on through the fall, winter and spring. Solution? Something crisp, airy and modern, like the Banana Republic collarless linen jacket paired with their white cotton-blend sheath dress. You’ll be comfortable and look totally put together. Shoes are a tough act, because most sandals are too casual. To avoid any possible offense, either stick with a classic pump or a peep-toe heel like this DAVIS by Ruthie Davis patio peep toe hidden platform pump. Check out the slideshow for more great summer job interview pieces! Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Robert Pattinson Drinks Regular Coke

I drink Diet. Can this issue be resolved? [Long Island, 6/19/09]
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