Posts tagged "frisky rant"

Frisky Rant: Nobody Gives A Shit How You Tweet And Neither Should You

Earlier today, New York’s women-centric blog The Cut (a site of which, full disclosure, I am a big fan and occasional contributor) published a compendium of thoughts from successful female writers,…

Beejoli Shah | March 11, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Don’t Send Your Friends Calendar Invites (And Other Calendar Etiquette For People Who Aren’t Monsters)

Hi, are you an organized person who has realized that a well-planned system is the key to a happy life? Great! Are you the type of friend who not only…

Beejoli Shah | March 6, 2015 - 3:00 pm

9 Comments I’d Like To Respond To In Regards To That “I Don’t Care If You’ve Come Yet” Rant

A little over a week ago, I anonymously published a Frisky Rant piece titled “I Don’t Care If You Haven’t Come Yet.” It detailed an encounter I had with a male…

Tiffanie Drayton | February 19, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Frisky Rant: I Don’t Care If You Haven’t Come Yet

Recently, I had sex with someone and about 10 minutes into our romp, I had a great orgasm. The guy I was sexing, though, didn’t seem to notice and continued…

Anonymous | February 10, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: There’s A Difference Between Being Critical And Being “Too Angry” — Trust Me, I Know

Some of the feedback I get online is that I’m “too angry.” When people tell me I’m “too angry” in my writing, my immediate thought is somewhere along the lines…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: The Problem With Target’s Plus-Size Lilly Pulitzer Collaboration

When Target announced that its latest collaboration would be with Lilly Pulitzer, the godmother of American resortwear and technicolor prints, reactions were mixed. Her fan base — crazy, evangelistic, largely…

Megan Reynolds | January 16, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: University President’s Outdated Views On Alcohol, Chastity & Rape Prevention Aren’t Representative Of Eckerd College

This past week, I’ve been both livid and mortified by the national news coverage of my beloved alma mater Eckerd College, thanks to the following letter from the university president,…

Sarah Kwon | December 1, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Frisky Rant: Yes, My Name Is Maybe Hard To Pronounce (And, No, You Can’t Opt Out)

As I write this, I’ve just come home from a new gym. A man training a small group of us shouted personalized encouragement throughout in an effort to spur us…

Phylisa Wisdom | November 25, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: No, The Wrap, Bill Cosby Is Not Being “Raped” By His Accusers’ Allegations

This Saturday, entertainment blog The Wrap posted a stunningly tone-deaf guest op-ed entitled “The Rape of Bill Cosby.” The tongue-in-cheek opening line read “Bill Cosby raped me.” And that was…

Beejoli Shah | November 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Frisky Rant: No, We Should Not Ban The Word “Feminist” Just Because Celebrities Talking About Feminism Annoys You

Yesterday morning, TIME Magazine’s Katy Steinmetz released a list of fifteen words from which we can chose one that most deserves to be “banned” in 2015.  The poll, which includes…

Allegra Frazier | November 13, 2014 - 9:00 am

Frisky Rant: STFU About Renee Zellweger’s Face

Judging by the amount of venom I’ve seen being spewed at RZ in the past 24 hours, you would think that her face was the cause of death for 1,000…

Katrin Higher | October 22, 2014 - 9:00 am

Frisky Rant: Peter Pans & The Women Who Love Them All Need To Grow Up

This piece does not target all men. It is geared towards the demographic of Peter Pans among the male population who, regardless of age just refuse to grow up. They are the…

Tiffanie Drayton | October 13, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Frisky Rant: If You’re Eating Smelly Food On The Train, I Hate You

I ask very little of the New York subway system. I want trains to come when they’re supposed to, I want them to not break down while I’m riding them,…

Katie Oldenburg | October 1, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: What’s So Funny About Forcing A Woman To Kiss You?

A bunch of obviously misogynistic “pranks” have been circling my Facebook newsfeed for a few days now and it is just pissing me off. In one particular video, that really…

Tiffanie Drayton | September 23, 2014 - 10:00 am

Frisky Rant: I Don’t Understand Why You People Smoke Pot

One of the more ridiculous conversations I’ve had in my life — and I’ve had many — was about smoking pot. One of my friends at work told me he’d…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Rant: If You’re Privileged And You Know It, STFU

A little background on me. I’m almost 35 years old, I went to an in-state university (UC Santa Cruz), I worked two jobs almost full-time during school, my parents helped…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 14, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: The Real Problem With Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Cover Art & Her “Black Jezebel” Brand

Last week, Nicki Minaj released the artwork for her new single “Anaconda,” featuring the rapper in a squat position with her large posterior aimed directly at viewers. The image was…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 28, 2014 - 11:30 am

Frisky Rant: My Boobs Are Not A Threat To Your Marriage

Recently blogger Lauren of Apples and Band-Aids caused an uproar among bloggers when she wrote a post claiming that racy social media images by sexy female strangers were a threat…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | July 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: IDGAF If You Say I Look “Like A Tranny”

I’ve wondered for a long time if maybe I have higher levels of testosterone than other women, because there’s always been a lot about me that is just distinctly un-feminine…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 18, 2014 - 10:00 am

Frisky Rant: Grownups Don’t “Shush” Each Other

About once a week, I “work from home,” which really means that I work from a coffee shop near my apartment. It’s a pleasantly balanced crowd — the other young…

Jessica Wakeman | July 9, 2014 - 10:00 am