Girl Talk: How I Got Stuck In A Job Interview Straight Out Of The “Mad Men” Era

In honor of the season four premiere of “Mad Men” on Sunday, July 25th at 10/9 Central on AMC, this weekend The Frisky is re-posting a few of our favorite “Mad Men”-inspired essays.

It’s one thing to switch on the TV for “Mad Men” each week, vicariously sip whiskey and smoke stogies with Don Draper and Co., and experience (or re-experience) life in the 1960s. I, like most other women in America, jumped at the chance to give my look a makeover complete with red lips, the pencil skirts, the swooping coifs, and the tight cardigans that give Joan, Betty, and Peggy their sexy, vintage sizzle. Hell, I even found myself harboring the urge to tie on a frilly apron and bake something wholesome for my husband. It’s fun, escapist even, to dabble in outdated social stereotypes and play the victim to those womanizing ways that dominated the “Mad Men” era. We’re safe in the knowledge that times have changed, and we can go back to being empowered, successful, respected alpha-females whenever we feel like it. Or so I thought. Keep reading »

Dear Wendy: Mega Shortcuts Weekend, Vol. I

This weekend is an all “Shortcuts” weekend for Dear Wendy. For every question, I’ll give my advice in two sentences or less, because sometimes the answer to a person’s question is so obvious and the need to hear it so great, being as clear and frank as possible is simply the best way to go. Today we discuss summer flings, internet relationships vs. IRL relationships, crushes on customers, and being jealous of a partner’s success. Keep reading »

9 Goddesses Of The ’90s

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Robert Pattinson has many rabid fans, but he ain’t got nothing on Tiffani Amber-Thiessen, who played bombshell Kelly Kapowski on “Saved By The Bell.” This gal was so popular she practically ruined one dude’s career. When actor Patrick Fabian first appeared on the show, he had tons of adoring, giggling female fans. But then he totally kissed Kelly while she was with Zack Morris. And viewers were so angry at Fabian for breaking up this popular TV romance that they started sending hate mail. [FlashNews] But Kelly Kapowski isn’t the only ’90s actress to have had a ginormous, loyal fanbase. Check out a few more of our favorite ’90s girls.

5 Tips For Getting Along With Your Ex Who Is Also Your Co-Worker

Getting over a breakup is difficult enough without the complication of having to see that person each day. When your ex is a co-worker, remaining professional may seem impossible. Rather than quit a good job, get along with your ex as a professional. After the jump, five tips to ensure a peaceful nine-to-five … post-breakup. Keep reading »

Style By Jury: What Do You Think Of Tracee Ellis Ross’ Boho Look?

What Do You Think Of Tracee Ellis Ross' Boho Look?

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Quickies: The Obama Daughters May Start Babysitting & Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding To Cost $2 Million

  • Obama says Malia and Sasha may be looking for babysitting jobs. [PoliticsDaily]
  • These are five stylish celebs who should have clothing lines. [Coco&Creme]
  • There’s a new crop of abortion providers trying to bring the procedures back into the safe environment of the hospital. [Em & Lo]

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