We’re all just fine, is my point. READ MORE »
We’re all just fine, is my point. READ MORE »
Hi! Are you a living, breathing human with no connection to the undead, who isn’t currently being haunted by some sort of ghost? Lucky duck, we wish we could say the same. See, myself and the other NY-based Frisky staffers are pretty sure we’re all going to die — please help!
So, we… READ MORE »
Eric Rico Ortiz definitely sticks out in a crowd. Having a huge spider tattoo on your right cheek will do that to a man.
You aren’t swallowing tons of spiders while you sleep, so don’t worry.
Occasionally the things that come to elicit the most collective fear start as harmless mistruths and grow into full blown sources of national paranoia. In times like these, we all just need to take a deep breath and stop to consider… READ MORE »
I have a dear friend that has a very particular fear — she absolutely hates unfinished wood. Something about the texture and color of it just freaks her the fuck out, which makes it very difficult for her to, say, handle certain knives or sit at certain picnic tables. I never really got what it… READ MORE »
Earlier this month, my friend and I found ourselves punching tufts of air while hysterically laughing throughout our first self-defense class. At 11 a.m. on a Saturday morning, I was pumped to punch some pretend perpetrators and learn how to become more acutely aware of my surroundings.
I consider myself a human suffering… READ MORE »
If you thought vagina dentata was the biggest fear to worry about in bed, you are sadly wrong, my friend. There is a whole host of sexual phobias that could be lurking in your psyche. The general term is “erotophobia”: fear of all things related to sex. There are specific subdivisions to address various fears… READ MORE »
Guys, we know how excited you would be if we were as enthusiastic about entering through the back door as you are . Sometimes you mention it, and we smile and shrug. “Yeah, maybe some other night,” we reply noncommittally, handing you back the lube. It’s not that we’re prudes who don’t care about your… READ MORE »
The 1996 dating-a-hot-psychopath movie “Fear” is a classic if you ask me. [One of my favorite movies of all time. — Editor] And Marky Mark’s performance as totally crazy boyfriend David McCall is highly memorable — so much so that I made personalized “Nicole 4 Eva” Valentine’s Day cards for my friends last year featuring… READ MORE »
Hey, look, I don’t like snakes. I don’t like snakes because I fundamentally disagree with an animal that doesn’t have legs. I just think that is WRONG, mmkay? But you know what? Live and let live. Sandra, as featured in Animal Planet’s “My Extreme Animal Phobia,” happens to think that kittens are the devil’s work. READ MORE »
The past four months of my life were really, really s**tty and hard. I got dumped suddenly by someone with whom I was in love. I moved out of the apartment we shared together and back in with my parents for three months. The Frisky was sold to new owners and we’ve all had to… READ MORE »
Wow. Imagine if nothing scared you. You could ask out that guy you’ve been crushing on, try skydiving, not panic while driving in a snow storm: the possibilities would be endless. Well, the science blogs were abuzz today with news of a 44-year-old woman who really doesn’t experience fear. University of Iowa researchers write about… READ MORE »
Scientists in Austria are looking to torture study little girls who are afraid of spiders by examining their brainwaves as they’re shown photographs of the arachnids. The University of Granz is looking for girls ages 8 through 13 for the study and hope their results will find a cure for phobias. It seems to me… READ MORE »
A few weeks from today, while you suckers are surreptitiously reading The Frisky on your office computers, I’ll be lying in the sun at a hotel in Los Angeles. There’s a pool on the roof and cabanas and waiters who’ll serve you cocktails poolside. I don’t intend to get up from my beached whale position… READ MORE »
Years ago, I used to have this mantra: “The things you worry about usually don’t happen.” It was true. The fears never, ever materialized: I was never fired from a job; a roommate never kicked me out of my apartment; no one ever climbed up my fire escape in the middle of the night and… READ MORE »
Ewan McGregor and Jim Carrey are playing gay lovers in the upcoming movie I Love You Phillip Morris. They went out to a a gay bar together in Miami to “get into character.” [AHN]
Read the top ten mistakes guys make in bed. Do they really think they are supposed to look like porn stars? READ MORE »
Here’s how I thought being engaged would make me feel: OLD. Here’s how being engaged really makes me feel: like I’m in on the funniest inside joke ever. Two of the most opposite people on the planet, at least on the surface, are in it for the long haul. Who would have thunk it?