Posts tagged "beers"

Paris Hilton Humps A Beer Can, Brazil’s Government Gets Upset

US Weekly reports that Brazil’s Secretariat for Women’s Affairs is calling for a sexy beer commercial starring Paris Hilton to be pulled. The commercial advertising Devassa beer — which means “debauched” or “lewd” in Portuguese — features the skimpily-clad Hilton rubbing a can of beer sensually over her body while standing before a…

Jessica Wakeman / February 26, 2010

Beer-Flavored Lip Gloss Is Very, Very Real

The video above is typical beer company fare—hot young thing applies beer flavored lip gloss, guy plants one on her because, well, bro, she’s got beer on her lips. Is there a better way to get guys to make-out than put an alcoholic beverage on your lips? Clearly not, according to Heineken, at…

Nina Carbone / February 13, 2010

Heineken Goes Green(er) With Recycled Tote Bags

Heineken ranks up there along Bud and Miller as a “guy beer.” Or at least, they really like to exploit female stereotypes in their commercials. Now the brand is showing a more female-oriented side with a new line of eco-friendly “green” totes. (Hey, we’re not stereotyping by placing “women” with “fashion”—this spread shows the bag…

Leonora Epstein / October 28, 2009

Beer In Your Beauty Routine?

Mmm … beer, the delicious soda that makes you feel good. And, apparently, makes you look good, and we’re not talking about beer goggles. Recently, beauty blog BellaSugar reminded us that the beverage has some great beauty benefits. Because of its astringent qualities, beer can help remove hair product buildup when used as a pre-shampoo…

Leonora Epstein / August 18, 2009

Muslim Woman Lashed For Having A Beer

Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, a 32-year-old Muslim model, has committed a crime against Islam—she had a beer in a night club. She didn’t get deliriously drunk, mind you, she had a single beer. And now she will be flogged for her indiscretion—literally, lashed six times with a cane. Shukarno was at a Pahang nightclub i…

Daniela Guernica / July 21, 2009

Cheers! The Beer Belly Is A Myth

Good news for you. A new study of more than 20,000 beer drinkers has revealed that…(drumroll)…the beer belly is a big old myth. When participants’ hip to waist ratio was measured, researchers noticed that beer doesn’t just make your belly fat. Yes, the people in this study who drank the most beer gained the most…

Nikki Dowling / July 6, 2009

Cool Career: Britain’s First Female Beer Inspector

Annabel Smith has a freakin’ sweet job, and the fact that she’s the first and only woman in Britain doing it makes it that much cooler. Smith is the country’s first female beer inspector. She works for Cask Marque, an organization formed by four breweries (and now made up of 34) that ensures their beer…

Catherine Strawn / June 19, 2009

Six Scary Facts About Frat Boys

OK, we know the following characterization is NOT 100 percent representative of all fraternities in this country.

But still, the stats about sexual assault and tales of misogynistic behavior in the essay, “Bros Before Hos,” published by history and gender studies professor Nicholas L. Syrett on the National Sexuality Resource Center’s web site,…

Jessica Wakeman / June 5, 2009

Do These Beer Cans Make You Thirsty?

Ahh, what a genius marketing idea! Men love beer. Men (straight ones) love women in lingerie. Therefore men would really, really love beer cans designed to look like a woman’s lower half decked out in lacy undergarments. But in order to get the full perspective, these men would have to buy TWO cans of beer,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 24, 2009

Where To Meet Him: The Guinness Factory

Last week, I was visiting a friend across the pond, and we made a stop at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin. In a beautifully renovated building originally erected in 1904, we learned how Guinness beer is made, drank a few pints, and got picked up by two guys.

Catherine Strawn / March 17, 2009

Thank God You’re A Woman

A friend emailed me some ads for Goldstar, an Israeli beer. The tagline for the campaign is “Thank God you’re a man.” After the jump, see the ads and why I’m thanking God I’m a woman.

Catherine Strawn / January 16, 2009

He Said/She Said: 10 “Gateway Beers” That Might Turn Her Into A Beer Lover

So you think you’ve found the perfect guy but he’s a beer lover and you’re not? For many women, a beer’s bitter finish is enough to have them running for a shaker and fruit juice. Well, problem solved! We’ve compiled 10 “gateway beers” that’ll have her throwing back with the boys in no time.

Jessica Amason / November 3, 2008

Star Couplings: Rachel McAdams & Ryan Gosling Have Another Go At It

One of our favorite couples ever, Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling, may be back together! Notebook 2! Notebook 2! [Perez Hilton]
Chris Kattan separated from his wife of eight weeks. Yes, eight weeks. Poor Mango! [DListed]
Jessica Simpson is the new spokeswoman for Dallas-based Stampede Light Plus beer. She said in a statement, “I am…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 20, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: U.S. Alcohol Consumption, A Sad Story, and Mark Consuelos’ Second Job

Americans seem to be drinking less alcohol these days, specifically less beer and more wine. Hard liquor consumption has remained largely unchanged. […

Catherine Strawn / August 14, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Adoption, Melons, Beer, And Bike Seats

Men 18 to 44 are more than twice as likely than women in that age group to have adopted a child. [LiveScience]…

Catherine Strawn / August 8, 2008

Wii Game “Pong Toss,” Alcohol Not Included

Beer Pong, Pong, Beirut. Just a few names for that ever-popular drinking game consisting of plastic Solo cups, beer, and pong balls. Anyone who has ever played will inform you that the point of the game is not only to win but to increase your overall level of intoxication, as well. Due to the level…

The Frisky / July 9, 2008

Throw A Green Party

Tuesday was Earth Day, but now that the weekend is here, you can actually celebrate. Here are a few (pretty obvious) tips to help you get your green on.

Everyone looks better when the lights are way down low. The Sun Jar captures energy throughout the day so you’ll have five hours of it…

Catherine Strawn / April 25, 2008

Don’t Drink The Bathwater, Even If It Is Beer

Beer is a tasty beverage, but I’m not sure I would want to immerse myself in a tub of the stuff. In the Czech Republic, the Chodovar Family Brewery offers just that. The beer is warm, not steaming, and herbs and beer foam float at the surface. Klara, a balneologist (balneology=the science of baths) at…

Catherine Strawn / April 25, 2008

Hops For Your Health

It’s St. Patrick’s Day- the annual drinking holiday! While it might not seem like a good idea to pound back a bunch of green brew, a new study found that beer is the best alcohol for your brain. Just in time for today’s festivities, researchers from Germany’s Göttingen University published their claim that the hippocampus,…

Simcha / March 17, 2008