Somehow, in its 11 years of existence, I only watched “Love Actually” for the first time this past weekend. It was heartwarming, it was enduring, it was uplifting and I freakin’ loved it, which is what makes the timing of Amy Adams’ guest spot on “Saturday Night Live” this week even more perfect.
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To Our Beloved Frisky Readers,
As 2014 comes to a close and we prepare for the New Year ahead, we wanted to send you all a heartfelt holiday letter to share some highlights from our lives over the past year. In true Frisky form, we’re not ones to sugarcoat anything, and we hope… More »
When I’m feeling down, I like to distract myself with the happiest playlist I can find, but sometimes the only thing that helps is some miserable music to match your mood. If you feel like wallowing this holiday season, drown your sorrows in this melancholy Christmas playlist. … More »
If you’re a parent, chances are you know NORAD’s Santa Tracker. NORAD is the North American Aerospace Defense Command, the joint US-Canadian center that tracks aerospace activity, so it seems only logical that NORAD would have the best idea as to Santa’s location on the night of Christmas Eve.
It turns out that the… More »
In a new ad for Lion’s Den Adult Superstore, the sex toy company has created a parody of the “Fifty Shades Of Grey” movie to market their toys in a Christmas commercial called “Fifty Shades Of Santa.” To say that I’m not totally weirded out by it would be a lie. Pardon my pun, but… More »
You get off the airplane and into the backseat of your dad’s car and say to yourself, “Why the heck did I ever leave this place?” Everything is exactly how you remember it.
Your childhood room is still stuffed with decorations from sophomore year of high school. A ratty desktop computer with dial up… More »
Want to hear a story about Christmas decorations that escalates very quickly? Then you’re in the right place, because we’re about to go down Bonkers Lane!
In Ross Township, Pennsylvania, Fairley Road is a cul-de-sac with one house in the middle. The house in the middle of the cul-de-sac belongs to Bill Ansell, who,… More »
Now that “Serial” is over, what the hell are you going to listen to on your flight back to your family’s house for the holidays? My flight from New York City to my mom’s house is surprisingly quick, but it’s just long enough for boredom to start creeping in if you don’t come prepared with… More »
If you’re struggling with what to get your Reddit-obsessed friends for the holidays this year, maybe it’s time to admit who you are and go all in on Internet jokes.
You don’t even need to create your own. Many of the Internet memes you already love have been transformed into everything from clothing… More »
Goodness knows the holidays can be stressful for a lot of reasons — shopping, spending time with your family, travel, being needled into conversations you don’t want to have, attending parties when you’re an introvert and would really just like to stay home but you don’t want to insult your friends, and so on, and… More »
What happens when your parents kick you, their last remaining single daughter, out of their Christmas card? If you’re as mind-blowingly awesome as our friend Bridget here, you create your own Christmas card that celebrates the joy of being single in all its alcohol-soaked glory. Read more on The Gloss… … More »
The window for finding a perfect holiday party dress is closing in as the season heads ramps up, but the good news is that last-minute shopping means last-minute sales! We’ve all spent a brutal amount of money on gifts and emotional eating this December, so if your wallet’s in pain, take a peek at these… More »
These vintage-inspired gifts are sure to delight that friend of yours with a hardcore nostalgia streak. … More »
Whether you’re looking for a gag gift or just something to give to someone you hate, Etsy has got you covered. The site is chock full of (unintentionally) ugly items, that make you wonder why the hell they were made in the first place. Perfect for a holiday surprise that is sure to leave your… More »
With the holidays approaching, families and friends all around the world will be congregating in houses, apartments and cabins to eat, drink, and be merry. Inevitably, they’ll make their way to the living room and play a board game. Unfortunately, most of them will be playing things like Monopoly, Clue and Risk, but, even apart from the fact that… More »
Do you know someone who’s always been really handy with a point-and-shoot camera, who wants to move up to DSLR but doesn’t know what to do first? I was that, once! Click through for all the basic supplies your loved one will need to get started doing DSLR photography. … More »
You gotta go when you gotta go, even if you’re Santa Claus. And this year, St. Nick got caught with his pants down. PooPourri, a pre-poo spray that helps eliminate stinky odors, has come up with a clever, hilarious Christmas video to let everybody know that no matter who you are or where you find… More »
No matter who you are and where you live, you’re bound to know someone who’s always cold. You know… that person who wears wool sweaters in 80-degree weather, whose hands and lips turn blue when there’s a slight spring breeze. It’s time to help them with their struggle. We’ve compiled a list of cozy and… More »
I’m already planning the rom-com about this meet-cute. I would like Kate Hudson to play me (or, per a coworker’s suggestion, Jennifer Lawrence in a blonde wig), and Chris Pratt to play Rich. To remind you, Rich is the comedian who almost flawlessly impersonates characters from 25 of the most beloved Christmas movies.
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Break-ups are tough enough as it is, but a heartbreak during the holiday season is particularly excruciating. Nobody wants to be surrounded by gushy holiday cheer bullshit when their heart is torn in two. Here’s what to buy for that fantastic, talented, loving, newly single friend of yours who deserves way better than her ex… More »