There’s a part of me that sometimes gets a little cynical — it doesn’t help when the Guys On Our IM make me want to re-question my sexuality — but then I hear a little story like the one I’m about to tell, and my heart melts, I hear birds twittering, and a rainbow suddenly bursts across the sky. So, one of the guys who helps out on the technical side of The Frisky recently got married to his lovely girlfriend of many years. As a final present to show his appreciation and love for her, he gave her the nerdiest/most insanely romantic gift I have ever heard of. Being that he’s one of these tech guys who gets things about the Internet’s potential, he optimized the search term the most beautiful bride in the world — that way, when you type that exactly into Google.com search and click “I’m Feeling Lucky”, it takes you directly to a website he set up for his new wife. Seriously. Try it. But don’t get mad at your SEO because he’ll never come up with something as sweet and awesome.. Keep reading »
Before Johnny Depp was an Oscar-nominated actor and honorary Frenchie, he was in a band called The Kids. He reunited with the band last night at a benefit concert and totally rocks a sweaty t-shirt with the best of them. Keep reading »
I’ve always been a late bloomer, so it wasn’t until my late ’20s that it occurred to me to groom my somewhat pronounced Black Irish eyebrows. And it was only natural that my carpet was mostly natural; I did minimal trimming to reign in my coordinating pronounced downtown region. I believe SNL’s Amy Poehler on “Weekend Update” compared this old school size of pubic-hair real estate to a slice of New York City pizza, which would not be altogether off the mark in describing my zone’s unaltered state. My reasons were numerous, though I’d never had to give them. Keep reading »
1. Get a neon manicure and pedicure.
2. Go skinny-dipping.
3. Eat raw oysters.
4. Make out with a random person at a bar.
6. Play Frisbee.
7. Sunbathe away any tan lines.
8. Wear an all white outfit.
9. Give an impromptu party with close friends on the roof of your building.
10. Visit an outdoor lounge or restaurant.
11. Air out your apartment or house to get a summer breeze.
12. Take outdoor photos.
13. Go for a hike.
14. Explore a new neighborhood.
15. Sleep outside.
16. Attend an outdoor music concert.
17. Get wet in a kid’s outdoor water fountain.
18. Take a weekend road trip.
19. Buy fresh summer produce and cook an entire meal from it.
20. Make popsicles. (Bonus: With booze!)
21. Take a surfing lesson.
22. Have sex outside.
23. Wear a really, really short mini dress out on the town.
24. Read a book you’ve been meaning to read for a long time, but keep putting off.
25. Make a list of Fall resolutions.
26. Organize your closet and donate stuff to charity.
27. Learn the lyrics to one of these songs of Summer 2008: Estelle’s “American Boy”, Rihanna’s “Disturbia”, and Duffy’s “Mercy”.
28. Go on a long walk with no destination in mind and see where you end up.
29. Go to the beach and actually GO in the ocean!
30. Go fishing.
It’s become my understanding that “sex on the beach” is a cliché that leads to sand in bad places. However, sex and beach are both words that bring to mind the ultimate summer fling. Scantily clad bodies, sun, surf, outdoor bars, gleaming tans, it all makes for a lovely little fantasy. Unfortunately, fantasies often come to an end. Sorry kid, time to wake up from that dream. Fall is almost here! So how are you going to let your summer fling fade gently into the sunset? Here are my tips:
(WO)MAN UP: I don’t like people who ignore — they have absolutely no backbone and are cowards. Own up to what you’re doing. Make it clear that it is O-V-E-R. This was fun, but now it’s done. You don’t want to get stuck with a Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction: “I will not be IGNORED, Daniel!”
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Guess what? The Frisky is taking over the weekends! While we won’t be posting as vociferously as we do during the week, The Frisky will be keeping you up to date on all the sexy happenings on Saturdays and Sundays. Plus, this Labor Day Monday, while we’ll be out of the office, there will definitely be some fresh posts for you to read while you enjoy your day off. Sigh, goodbye summer…hello fall! Keep reading »
Leggings are great for working out, lounging around, throwing on, or for pairing with an outfit that was a once cute dress but is now too short. The greatness of leggings, is not what I’m debating here. It’s what’s spawning from these tight favorites that has me worried. Mainly, what are these faux leather, almost plastic looking leggings that are popping up everywhere? I can’t decide if I love them or hate them. They’re definitely funky and a good trend for those completely bored of jeans (ahem, moi). American Apparel has gone so far as to make high-waisted and faux denim leggings. So time to weigh in ladies. Will you be shimmying into these tight creations? Love it or leave it? Keep reading »
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2009 will kick off in New York on September 5. Although Fall isn’t even here yet, we’re having a difficult time waiting to see the Spring collections, so we scoped our Style.com’s little teaser of who and what will be hot for Spring. Check the list, after the jump… [Style.com]
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Call us suckers for cheesy chick lit. This historical fiction “teen” novel is about as appropriate for 13-year olds as Gossip Girl — and just like the hit TV show, it’s the must-read book series for 20-somethings. This is the first book in the series, about filthy rich society families in the early 1900′s. Trust us, the romance between Diana Holland and Henry Schoonmaker is such a page-turner, you won’t care about being embarrassed for reading it in public. [$12.23, Amazon.com] Keep reading »
Or at least that’s what her outfit seems to suggest. [Performing on The Today Show, New York City, 8/29/08] Keep reading »