Posts tagged "amish"

“Breaking Amish” Star Kate Stoltzfus Poses For Maxim

I don’t know what it is about TLC’s “Breaking Amish” that fascinates me so much, but I am hooked. So obviously when I found out that one of the stars, Kate Stoltzfus, posed for Maxim, I was irrationally excited. She looks smoking hot, but apparently this is nothing unusual for Amish women. She told Maxim:…

Mary Odell / July 6, 2013

Criminal Beard-Cutting Sprees Rock Ohio’s Amish Community

The Amish are a generally quiet folk not known for crimes and misdemeanors. But one Amish community in Ohio is in turmoil after six women and 10 men have gone on a beard-cutting spree. Yes, beard-cutting. Amish men sport famously long beards in accordance with the Bible, which they say decrees that a man must…

Jessica Wakeman / March 30, 2012

Amish Romance Novels To Get You Hot And Bonneted

In the past few years, we’ve seen a lot of book trends. We’ve over-mined vampire/human love, exhausted horror updates of classics, and have almost reached the saturation point on Swedish mysteries. But according to USA Today, a new book trend is ascendant: Amish romance novels.

Kate Torgovnick/ / August 10, 2010

Amish Online Dating, A Prank With So Much Promise

Tsk, tsk, Amish Online Dating, you had such promise as a prank. Mary Jo’s Sacred Amish Lingerie could have given us some chuckles, too. We were hoping for bashful lasses in bonnets, bearded men with hay bales and, of course, some adorably confused Amish folks struggling to work the dang computer. But we’ll just have…

Jessica Wakeman / October 30, 2009

Amish Romance Novels Put A Boner In Your Bonnet

In “bonnet books,” as Amish romances are called, the author’s idea of a sexual climax is typically a few (sinful!) kisses spread throughout 300 pages. Sounds hawt, huh? But Amish romances, such as ones by Beverly Lewis, Wanda Brunstetter, and Cindy Woodsmall, are selling by the millions. Says Barnes & Nobel book buyer, Jane Love,…

Jessica Wakeman / September 10, 2009