Posts tagged "bettie page"

Can You Guess The Former Pinup?

She used to be a sex symbol, but you can’t tell from this 1972 mug shot. Can you guess the former pinup? Find out after the jump.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 31, 2011

Kathy Griffin Channels Bettie Page

D-List cougar Kathy Griffin is an attention whore, but looking like Bettie Page is gonna get her the right kind of attention. Photographer Mike Ruiz clearly has vision, or as he puts it, “I like identifying something in people that they may not even be aware of themselves and bring it to the surface. With…

Simcha / April 25, 2010

Bettie Page Does Bumps, Grinds And Mash-Ups

It’s Labor Day Weekend— forget work! Let’s watch Bettie Page work it in this Burlesque Teaserama mash-up to “Goodbye Horses” by Q Lazzarus. Although, truth be told, I think I did racier moves back in the day at my dance recitals. Does that make me a bigger ho than Bettie?

Simcha / September 6, 2009

Bettie Page Dies

Bettie Page, otherwise known as the “Queen of Pinups,” has died. She was 85. Born in Jackson, Tennessee, Betty Mae Page had a hardscrabble childhood that included time spent in an orphanage. As a teenager inspired by her hairdresser mother, Page experimented with different looks and learned to sew, a pair of obsessions that…

Susannah Breslin / December 12, 2008

Feel Better, Bettie!

Pin-up legend Bettie Page is in the hospital following a heart attack on Friday. Page, 85, is considered critically ill and is reportedly in a coma. She’s actually been in the hospital for a few weeks, being treated for pneumonia, but her condition took a turn for the worse following the heart attack. She’s best…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 6, 2008

The Frisky Girl’s Guide to Wearing Lingerie

The night before Valentine’s Day this year, I received a frantic text message from my friend Sara, who I knew was on a mission to pick up something frilly to wear for her new boyfriend. “OMG, I’m in the store and I don’t even know what the eff a garter belt is. Help…” I flipped…

Jessica Bartlett / April 11, 2008