Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: What Do You Consider Romantic?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 25, 2011
Ahh, romance. Always thought about in terms of what women want -- flowers (peonies for me, thanks!), slow-dancing to Kenny G, dinner at fancy French restaurants with overly rich food, etc. But what about men? Surely they like a romantic gesture now and again ... the thing is, what do they consider romantic? What kind… More »


A Bed Wetter’s Anthem

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 25, 2011
The Kellys are an Irish-German family band who I was previously unaware of. Apparently they've been around since the early '80s, touring and selling over 20 million records, mostly in Europe. Here they are performing their hit "Pee-Pee." Sing it with me. No, I ain't gonna pee-pee my bed tonight! Everyone has a message. [TheMore »


Elizabeth Taylor Fashionably Late To Own Funeral, Did Last Interview With Kim Kardashian

At Elizabeth Taylor's funeral yesterday, the proceedings began exactly 15 minutes late. On purpose—this was one of Elizabeth's final requests. "She even wanted to be late for her own funeral," a spokesperson explained. Considering her renown, the ceremony was small and limited to friends and family. Apparently, Colin Farrell gave a reading. Then Elizabeth wa… More »


Girl Talk: My First Chat Room Girl Friend Became My First IRL Girlfriend

By: Rachel White / March 25, 2011
I’d stay up until 3 or 4 a.m. the room lit with a pink glow, filled with the sound of fingers tapping on a keyboard. I was 16 when I joined Girlpunk.net. This all-girl forum quickly became a window out of my small town. It made me feel like the life I wanted was possible—punk… More »


Frisky Reader Revealed: BelongSomewhere

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 25, 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 learn all… More »


“LOL,” “OMG,” “♥” And “Muffin Top” Added To The Oxford English Dictionary

OMFG, I am LMAO. Apparently, the Oxford English Dictionary announced some new additions to its iconic pages this week. A few of the words being taken into the fold: "LOL," "OMG," and "♥." And yes, they are fully aware of the fact that these are not actually words. The OED calls them "initialisms" and explai… More »