Frisky Reader Revealed: Applescruff

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 26, 2011
Hands down, the best thing about working at The Frisky is our amazing readers. We so heart all of your witty, thoughtful, and informative comments—heck, we even appreciate the mean ones. Sometimes, we can’t help but wonder about the faces behind the avatars. So we decided to launch a weekly column where we lear… More »

Michigan Bill Would Require Doctors Offer “Keepsake Ultrasounds” To Women Seeking Abortions

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 26, 2011
There's a now famous spoof from The Onion News Network about a fake Arkansas law that would require women to pick a baby name and paint her nursery pink or blue before having an abortion. Well, Michigan is marching towards making that spoof a reality: a Republican state senator has proposed a bill… More »

We Have Not Been Pooping Properly

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 26, 2011
An article in the Daily Mail reveals all of the things we've been doing wrong and didn't even know it. For example: showering every day, rinsing after brushing our teeth, sleeping too many hours, and not breathing deeply enough. My favorite "daily sin," however, is our poor pooping form. A new study showed… More »

The Love Guru: Love Doesn’t Have To Mean Someone Gets Hurt

By: The Love Guru / April 26, 2011
"You think love means someone has to get hurt terribly," said my love guru. I had just finished recounting my entire dating history for her -- from middle school until present day. It took up nearly the entire session. I told her about the boyfriend who had blindsided me by telling me he was gay,… More »

Explosions In The Sky Makes Some New Fireworks

You guys out there in Frisky reader land might have noticed that we are thoroughly obsessed with "Friday Night Lights." So naturally, we think the show's theme song is genius, creating the perfect wistful ambiance in which to appreciate Tim Riggins' posterior. The song is by Texas rockers, Explosions in the Sky, who specialize… More »

RIP: Legendary Feminist Punk Singer Poly Styrene Dies

By: Julie Gerstein / April 26, 2011
This morning, we were sad to learn of the death of Poly Styrene, the infamous singer of '70s punk band X-Ray Spex. Styrene -- born Marian Joan Elliott-Said -- passed away yesterday at the age of 53 after battling an aggressive form of breast cancer. Her vocal stylings as the frontwoman and songwriter for the… More »