Posts tagged "birthdays"

Girl Talk: I’m Turning 30, So What?

In three weeks I am turning 30 years old. This is apparently a big deal, or so says everyone around me, and I am feeling a lot of pressure to celebrate it as such. But for some reason, I can’t really get worked up about it — either in a positive or negative way –…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 27, 2009

Happy Birthday, Barack! Which Presidential Birthday Party Would You Rather Go To?

Today is Barack Obama’s 48th birthday. It’s Tuesday, so he’s working, but we don’t feel too bad because he celebrated over the weekend by taking a trip to Camp David and brushing up on his bowling skills. He bowled a 144—pretty darn good for a dude who claimed a few months ago that his skills

Nikki Dowling / August 4, 2009

Happy 30th Birthday To The Happy Meal!

Thirty years ago, McDonald’s made one of the best marketing moves ever when it launched the Happy Meal. The kids staple with a toy inside has remained a consumer staple for three full decades. Over the years, the Happy Meal hasn’t just lured in children, but adults looking to collect toys. I for sure remember…

Justine Fields / July 17, 2009

Psst! It’s Our Birthday!

The Frisky turns ONE today! Yay US! And yay YOU, for reading our lil’ site, commenting like crazy, and helping to make this such a great destination for women. In honor of this momentous occasion, check out what you, our dear readers, have been obsessed with for the last 365 days, according to the most…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 17, 2009

What Was The Best Year Of Your Life?

Yet another Stupid Study That Pretends To Reveal Something Interesting, But Doesn’t has been released, and claims that women “feel sexiest” at age 34. That seems to be the median age between when women are having the most sex (in their late 20’s) and when they’re enjoying sex the most (in their 40’s). I don’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 12, 2008

Celebrate Tom Ford’s Birthday With Gucci-Inspired Style

Yesterday was Tom Ford’s birthday, you know the American fashion designer that successfully revamped Gucci? To celebrate, we put together a few iconic Gucci looks, but since we can’t afford the real thing, these picks are just as chic and a lot less expensive. Remember when Madonna wore the first outfit to the MTV Video…

Annika Harris / August 28, 2008

Dealbreaker: Ditching Out On Your Birthday

Your Birthday: it’s the one day a year you are guaranteed to have someone trying to do you. Even when you’re single, you can line a little somethin’ somethin’ up. But sometimes another candle on your cake is the only thing you can count on.

I had been dating this dude for what I…

Jacqueline Frankel / August 25, 2008

Madonna Turns 50: A Look Back

Madonna turns 50 this Saturday, August 16th. Can you believe? Madge has lived quite a life, as evidenced by her many, many, many transformations. After the jump, a look back at, uh, Madonna’s look, over the last 24 years. [Photos Courtesy Of: AP/Warner Bros.]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 14, 2008

Happy 15th Birthday Bust Magazine!

Last night, The Frisky’s Emily and I celebrated 15 years of Bust magazine in a circus tent packed with crafty, sassy, stylish babes and their gay boyfriends. Performances by booty beat internet icon Leslie Hall (who autographed the concert t-shirt her mom sold me), burlesque style strippers like Peekaboo Pointe, Amy Sedaris, DJ JD Samso…

Simcha / August 13, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Mel B (Scary Spice)

“If there was an Olympic sport for anything, I’d win gold for sex! Me and Stephen have a pretty hot sex life and I admit I look I look quite good in my underwear or bikini.” — Spice Girl Mel B (aka Scary), who recently treated her husband to six strippers for his 33rd birthday…

Catherine Strawn / May 21, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Rufus Wainwright

Today is the 140th Birthday of homosexuality! We’re sure gays have been around way longer than that, but 140 years ago the word “homosexuality” was coined. In honor of that great addition to the English language, we’ve picked the awesome singer/songwriter/musician Rufus Wainwright as our Daily Hotness. The ‘mos are lucky to have you Rufus.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 6, 2008

Get Your Rocks Off: Covering Billie Holiday

Today is Billie Holiday’s birthday. In honor of the amazing singer, we’ve compiled a playlist of some of the best covers of songs either written by or famously performed by her, because hopefully you already have at least one of her albums. If not, go get one, and enjoy these in the meantime!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 7, 2008

Viagra Turns 10 [Insert Lame Erection Joke Here]

On Thursday, the little blue pill, which has been used by 35 million men around the world, turns 10, so put on a party hat and celebrate.

Originally, doctors were testing the active ingredient in Viagra, sildenafil, as a cardiovascular drug that lowered blood pressure. But the men in those trials found that side…

Catherine Strawn / March 24, 2008
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