5 Things To Know About Betty Ford, “Stealth Feminist” And First Lady

Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2011

Betty Ford is not a First Lady most of us think about regularly (unless, I suppose, one is an addict). She lacked the glitz and glamour of Michelle Obama or Jackie O and was not necessarily a powerhouse in the White House like Eleanor Roosevelt. But when Betty Ford died on Friday at age 93,… More »


15 Reasons You Should Be Banned From The Internet

Over the weekend, my brother from another mother — and The Frisky’s Mind of Man — John DeVore posted a link to a funny slideshow on Dumb as a Blog called “10 Reasons You Should Be Banned From The Internet.” Such reasons include “you still check your MySpace account,” “you stalk your ex,” and “you… More »


“Paletas” Is Spanish For Heaven On A Stick

On a recent boiling hot summer day, we were on a stroll, dripping with sweat from head to ass to toe, craving something cool and refreshing. An answer to our prayers came in the form of a woman selling what she called paletas (also known as “Mexican ice pops”). Not your average popsicle, these babie… More »


Sarah Palin Thinks She Can Win The 2012 Election

“I believe that I can win a national election. The people of America are desperate for positive change, and deserving of positive change, to get us off of this wrong track. I’m not so egotistical as to believe that it has to be me, or it can only be me, to turn things around, but… More »


Can We Stop Pretending Kate Middleton Is A Style Icon?

Julie Gerstein / July 11, 2011

As Prince William and Kate Middleton have made their tour around Canada and the U.S., one thing everybody’s been over-the-moon obsessed with is what Kate’s wearing. I, for one, just don’t care. It’s not that I don’t think Kate’s a gorgeous girl with Pantene model hair — she’s clearly stunning and blah blah blah, the… More »


Morning Quickies: Is Anna Wintour Writing A Memoir? & Megan Fox “In Tears” Over Shia Hookup

Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2011

Anna Wintour of Vogue is allegedly scratching out a memoir, although her rep denies it. I’m still holding out hope for the Grace Coddington memoir. [New York Post]
“The Simpsons” invited Prince William and Kate Middleton to lend their voices to an episode during their visit to L.A.. Even though they got a… More »