Forget Significant Others, Give Yourself A Valentine’s Day Present

Valentine’s Day is mere weeks away, and if you’re in a relationship, don’t expect to get much in the way of presents. A study found that couples are expected to spend nearly 17 percent less on gifts and Valentine’s Day merchandise compared with 2008, or an average of $102.50. With skimpy Valentine’s Day gifts expected among couples, it’s not a bad time to be single. You don’t need to waste your hard-earned cash on a nice present when you might not get something of equal value (or anything you like) in return. You don’t have to spend money on new lingerie, sexy dresses, or bikini waxes. And you don’t have to throw away dough on sex toys, teddy bears holding roses, or boxes of chocolates. Why don’t you celebrate yourself and take the $102.50 or whatever amount you would have used to buy a present and buy yourself something you like. Not only have you been saving money by not being in a relationship, but we buy ourselves the best presents anyway. Keep reading »

Hot Outta The Oven: Class Up Your Super Bowl Menu

Alright, ladies, 7-layer dip and a case of Bud was a perfectly swell Super Bowl spread back when everyone crowded around the TV on your bean bag and futon. But now that you’ve upped your style (and upgraded your digs) why not kick up your menu a notch? Don’t worry, we’re not trading out chicken wings for caviar. But thanks to recipes from Wolfgang Puck and other star chefs, you can add a touch of gourmet to your “Game Day” staples… Keep reading »

Slideshow: Life Lessons We’ve Learned From TV

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For January 31st-February 1st 2009

Saturday

  • “Big Love” on HBO2 at 9 am
  • “Down to You” on MTV at 9 am
  • “Bonneville” on Showtime at 9 am
  • “Fashion Police: 2009 SAG Awards” on E! at 11 am
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    Quickies!: How Old Is Ali Lohan!? And Nick Lachey Speaks Out About Jessica’s Weight

  • Lindsay Lohan’s lil’ sister Ali was striking a pose for a photo shoot in Times Square today. [DListed] — But little Lohan is only 15! (Going on 27!)
  • A group of girls abandoned their supposed friend in a rural wooded area in eight degree weather angry about some insurance claim. [College Candy] — The saying “keep your friends close and your enemies closer” didn’t know these friends existed.
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt is moving on after splitting up with her fiance. She’s supposedly dating her “Ghost Whisperer” co-star Jamie Kennedy. [Popeater] — THAT must be why she broke off her engagement.
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    Friday Cuteness: Kittens Going For A Ride On A Roomba!

    It’s Friday at 5:30 pm! Laugh yourself silly over this video of a gaggle of kittens sittin’ pretty as they go for a joy ride on a Roomba! Keep reading »

    Poll: Which Football Player Is The Most Desirable?

    AskMen.com revealed its list of the Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2009 today. Readers were asked to vote not just on sex appeal and beauty, but also on humor, ambition and intelligence. Kate Winslet is ranked 99. Beyonce is No. 50. And Eva Mendes is numero uno. We’ve decided to build our own list of desirable men based on readers’ votes. So let your voice be heard! Each day we’ll give you a few guys under specific categories and then compile a Top Ten (or more!) based on your votes…so, (in honor of the Superbowl) which of these football players would you let score a touchdown? [Photos: Splash News] Keep reading »

    Gift For Gab: Your Best Comments For The Week Of January 30th 2009

    We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say, you bitches crack us up! So 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 five of you an awesome internet chatty Cathy’s a little something special. This weeks winner’s will receive the Sunny Seed Drops. So, without further adieu, here are the lucky winners of this week’s Gift For Gab… Keep reading »

    Is It Her Rape Fantasy Or His?

    In an essay published on Nerve.com, Matt Morse writes about the time he roofied his wife to save their marriage. “Roofie” is the slang term for Rohypnol, commonly known as the date rape drug. Before getting married, Morse and his wife had an adventurous sex life filled with role-play, but after marriage, he writes, “our fantasies would have to be safe, like the rest of our over-insured suburban existence.” Before she requested that he participate in her date rape fantasy, Morse and his wife hadn’t had sex in three years. When she proposed the fantasy, Morse doesn’t even blink, his mind immediately wandering to cover the details.

    “To drug and abduct my wife — but which drug? Television seems to have convinced her that date-rape concoctions are ubiquitous, as if I could just run to the nearest GNC or have a box overnighted from a website in Mexico. The latter might be true, but I’d prefer not to add my name to any FBI lists. So while she’s in the bedroom, I rifle through the medicine cabinet and find a stash of giant pink pills — some sort of narcotic from the dentist — and throw a small handful into the coffee grinder. Decisions, decisions. My costume, my fake name, my fake identity — there is so much that has to be just right. Konked-out victim? Her part is child’s play. I’ll be the one who has to drive the conversation and strike the proper balance between charming and sinister, all the while maintaining some sort of backchannel of actual attraction. I douse myself in aftershave and begin humming the jingle, or what I remember of it. “There’s something about an Aqua Velva man.” Oh yes, there is: He drugs strange woman and drags them back to his lair.

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    Crave: 1928 Jewelry

    When you don’t have the money to buy a whole new outfit, it’s all about the accessories. For example, if you take a simple dress and add a jeweled brooch, you’re suddenly as stylish as Michelle Obama! The gems at 1928 Jewelry look as though you inherited your grandmother’s gorgeous baubles because they’re based on vintage jewelry from around the world. While you’ll look like a million bucks wearing this brooch, bracelet, or earrings, buying them will barely put a dent in your bank account. [prices vary, 1928 Jewelry]

    We’re giving away the three 1928 Jewelry items pictured above to five readers, but you have to work if you want to shine like the top of the Chrysler Building. The five best commenters for this coming week — from today, Friday, Dec. 30 through Thursday, Feb. 5 — will be awarded with a set. So, be as clever, smart, and original as you can! Click HERE to read the official rules. Keep reading »

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