Posts tagged "birthday"

10 Reasons Women Hate Their Birthdays

A few weeks ago, I texted my brother to see if he’d had a good birthday. “It was great!” he said, “I stayed home, ate some roast chicken, and watched…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 6, 2013 - 3:00 pm

10 Tips For Living The Tori Amos Way (In Honor Of Her 50th Birthday)

Little Earthquakes, the album that rocked our teenage worlds, came out in 1992. Which makes us … old. And ot means we’ve officially been Tori Amos fans for more than…

Ami Angelowicz & Julie Gerstein | August 22, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Happy Belated Birthday, Nelson Mandela!

This week, Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa and anti-apartheid leader, celebrated his 95th birthday in a hospital in Pretoria. After spending five months in Cape Town

Daley Quinn | July 21, 2013 - 12:00 pm

A Tacky/Impersonal/Genius Way To Deal With Office Birthdays

God, not another one, you think, about the endless cycle of office birthday parties. The infinite number of birthday cards being passed around for Doug in accounting or Jenny in…

Julie Gerstein | June 22, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Happy Birthday Grumpy Cat, You Miserable Adorable Sod!

Today is a momentous, miserable occasion. This is the first birthday of everybody’s favorite misanthropic kitten, Grumpy Cat — and everybody’s celebrating. There are even Grumpster Cat birthday postage stamps! It’s…

Julie Gerstein | April 4, 2013 - 1:20 pm

11 Of Our Favorite Frisky Posts In Haiku Form

We’re celebrating The Frisky’s 5th birthday this week (wooohooo!), and as part of the grand celebration we’re looking back on some of our favorite outfits, reader emails, and lessons we’ve

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 22, 2013 - 8:00 am

7 Frisky Ladies’ Tips On How We Make Our Sisterhood Work

We are some opinionated bitches.  I am just going to put that out there. Some mornings I walk into the office and there’s a heated debate about the ending of…

Jessica Wakeman | March 21, 2013 - 10:00 am

It’s Our 5th Birthday!

My, my, how time flies! This week marks The Frisky’s 5th birthday! We launched on March 17, 2008 with a tiny staff, big dreams and a whole mess of Diet Coke in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 18, 2013 - 11:00 am

Happy Birthday, Kurt Cobain: Here Are Some Of His Most Feminist Quotes

Kurt Cobain would have been 46 today. Do you remember where you were when you found out he’d killed himself? I was in high school art class, likely making some…

Julie Gerstein | February 20, 2013 - 1:40 pm

11 Awesome Michelle Obama Gifs In Honor Of Her 49th Birthday

Michelle Obama is a national treasure. A woman who’s intelligent, kind, poised and stylish, our FLOTUS is a woman worth looking up to. And whenever we actually grow up, we…

Julie Gerstein | January 17, 2013 - 3:00 pm

How To Celebrate Your Stupid Birthday

Do you have a birthday coming up? Good! Because our fearless correspondent Almie Rose will show you the proper way to celebrate. Hint: It involves concealer and wine.

Almie Rose | November 12, 2012 - 3:00 pm

True Story: An Open Letter To The Three People Who Scrutinized My ID On My 21st Birthday

Dear The Three People Who Scrutinized My ID On My 21st Birthday,

Now, I know I look like I’m 12 years old. But this past Friday I turned…

Daley Quinn | November 8, 2012 - 11:00 am

An Open Letter To Vanessa Carlton For Her 32nd Birthday

It appears that, following in the footsteps of the Goservention, which intervened on Amelia’s obsessive fandom with Ryan Gosling, we are going to have to have a Vanessa Carltonvention with our intern

Daley Quinn | August 17, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Happy 50th Birthday, Ian MacKaye!

Today is punk icon Ian MacKaye’s 50th birthday, and we got him a present. Just kidding! We bet the founder of punk and hardcore label Dischord Records and founding member…

Julie Gerstein | April 16, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Happy Birthday, Michael Fassbender: 35 Things To Love About Him

It’s been a busy couple of years for Michael Fassbender (and his penis). I’m not one to harbor a hardcore celebrity crush, but ever since Fassy took on the role…

Ami Angelowicz | April 2, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Hey! It’s The Frisky’s 4th Birthday!

Psst! Today — yes, St. Patrick’s Day — is The Frisky’s 4th birthday! On March 17, 2008, The Frisky launched with only our friends and family as readers — four…

The Frisky | March 17, 2012 - 12:30 pm

40+ People, Places & Things We Have To Thank On Our 3rd Birthday

Psst! Today — yes, St. Patrick’s Day — is The Frisky’s 3rd birthday! On March 17, 2008, The Frisky launched with only our friends and family as readers — three…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 17, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Do You Believe In A Birthday Greeting Hierarchy?

Way back in the stone age when I was a kid, there were only a handful of popular ways you could wish someone a happy birthday. There was the face-to-face…

Wendy Atterberry | October 27, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Are Multiple Birthday Parties Becoming, Like, A Thing?

Last night, circa 8 p.m., you would have found me three-deep in cherry vodka cocktails. Tomorrow’s agenda? Cupcakes on the beach. Why all the fuss? My bestest friend in all…

Jessica Wakeman | July 9, 2010 - 3:30 pm