Frisky Reader Revealed: There’s Only One Meredith806

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 avatars. We decided to launch a weekly column where we learn all about a Frisky reader. After the jump, meet Meredith806, one of our most prolific commenters. Keep reading »

Dear Wendy: “My Maid Of Honor Is Blowing Off My Bachelorette Party”

I grew up and went to school on the east coast but now live in California. I recently got engaged and was thrilled to ask my best friend from college, who now lives in Maryland, to be my maid of honor. Because all my bridesmaids are scattered across the U.S. and the majority of my bridesmaids are on the east coast, I decided to have my bachelorette party in NYC (where one of my bridesmaids lives) over Labor Day weekend so that they wouldn’t be burdened to fly out to California. My sister from California and I booked our tickets back in June. Recently, my MOH emailed me to tell me that she doesn’t think she can make it because she’s breastfeeding her newborn and doesn’t think it would be a good idea to stay overnight in NYC. While I understand her situation, it really bothered me that she is just coming to me now. I don’t think that I could — nor do I want— to plan my own bachelorette party and I really don’t want to burden the other girls with that. Her backing out of the party = no party because no one else has planned anything. I tried to talk to her about how I was feeling and I got the impression that she thought this was beneath her because she was a “new mom” with “more important things” to worry about. I’m really saddened by the entire thing and wonder if I should still keep her as a maid of honor. What do you think? — Sad Bride

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A Cute Pochette For The Bare Necessities

When all you need is enough purse to hold some cash and lip gloss, leave your duffel bag-sized tote behind and pick up a pochette. (It’s like a clutch, but even tinier and, thus, more adorable.) Pochettes are our go-to toters for a night out, and this Marc by Marc Jacobs checkered one is our new favorite. You really can’t beat the classic color combo and the relative lack of logo-ing.

[$58.00 Shopbop.com]

A Franco Double Rainbow: Dave Franco Interviews His Brother James


In part one of this five-part video series, James Franco and his slightly less attractive (but still hot!) brother Dave discuss working together, actor accents, and the subtle differences between Zach Braff and Zac Efron. Watch Dave panic when James asks him “Which Zach do you like better?” and be mesmerized by James Franco’s intense pre-photoshoot hair rituals! [Esquire] Keep reading »

6 Real-Life Couple Sex Scenes That Freaked Us Out

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Sunday night’s episode of “True Blood” ended with a sex scene that was basically porn. And semi-violent porn at that. In the scene, Sookie and Bill have makeup sex—both buck naked, Sookie on top, arching her back, and as they choke each other. Because the scene was so intense and these two characters are played by real-life engaged couple, Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, it kind of freaked us out. It totally looked like they were actually, you know, doing it.

Sometimes it’s cute or romantic when real-life couples get to get down and dirty onscreen, but other times, not so much. After the jump, real-life couples whose on-screen sex scenes bordered on questionable.

Quotable: John McCain And Snooki Sitting In A Tree

“I kind of think she might be too good looking to go to jail.”

— John McCain on Snooki’s recent legal woes. Snooki recently called McCain “really cute.” Ew. [via New York Daily News] Keep reading »

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