Posts tagged "frisky rant"

Frisky Rant: On The Great Robin Thicke Feminist Knee-Jerk Fiasco Of 2013

The first time I really listened to the lyrics of “Blurred Lines,” I was like, “This is my JAM!” It only took a few minutes of Googling and reading my…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Please Stop Bragging About Your Husband On Facebook

When women brag on Facebook about having the “best hubby in the world,” I want to buy advance tickets and popcorn to their inevitable divorce. If you really and truly…

Sara Benincasa | June 25, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: I Get Laid Plenty, And I’m Still A Feminist

Guys, close your eyes and imagine this.  You’re just trying to go about your life and do your thing, but there’s this chick who keeps tapping you on the shoulder…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 19, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Stop Being So Damn Disgusting In The Company Bathroom, Ladies

I write this to you in the heat of the moment, still disgusted at what I just witnessed in the company ladies room. IT WAS NOT PRETTY. In fact, after…

Katie Oldenburg | June 16, 2014 - 3:15 pm

Frisky Rant: On Guys Who Don’t Read Books By Women

It wasn’t long after I started using OK Cupid in late 2012 that I realized I was just looking at the same guy over and over and over. Bearded, goofy,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 9, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Sorry Kid, You’re Not The Man Of The House

A few months ago, I was having a rough time with my son. This is not unusual, as he is going through a particularly ornery stage and I am stubborn…

Lauren Delaney | June 3, 2014 - 10:00 am

Frisky Rant: Don’t Listen To Kirstie Allsopp — Choose College Before Kids

I’m more than sure Kirstie Allsopp is going to take a beating from the Internet in the last few days over encouraging young women to forego higher education for a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 2, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Rant: On Dudes Who Ghost And Then Suddenly Text Me Every Six Months Or So

“Hey.” “Hey you.” “What’s up?” “Yo.” “Heyyyy.”

These are the types of messages I’ve been getting from former flings and lovers about every six months or so. And…

Meghan O'Keefe | May 27, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Hey Airlines, Stop Overbooking Flights On Purpose

If you work for American Airlines, or any airline for that matter, buckle up. You’re in for a bumpy ride.

I booked and paid for my flight months…

Katie Oldenburg | April 21, 2014 - 9:00 am

Frisky Rant: Weight Watchers’ Repulsive New Ad Campaign Asks Women To Publicly Confess Their Shame … For Eating

This ad for Weight Watchers “Smart Ones” frozen meals popped up before a YouTube video I was watching, and I actually had to watch it twice all the way through…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 19, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: “How I Met Your Mother” Broke My Heart And I Have Way Too Many Feels About It


I used to think people who got really worked up over TV series finales were a little insane. What could possibly prompt someone to spend days

Claire Hannum | April 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Rant: You Are Not Sooo Busy

“I’m sooo busy!”

I’m soooo over this phrase. So over it I want to throw something when a person says it. Usually at them. I’m sooo busy is…

Jackie Brubaker | March 14, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Frisky Rant: Kids Don’t Belong On Leashes

On my way into work this morning, I had the displeasure of walking behind two women who, in each of their hands not clutching their coffee, held leashes that were…

Katie Oldenburg | March 4, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Rant: 8 Parting Words Of Advice For The Cheating Husband Who Had An Affair With His Intern

What to say, oh, what to say about an anonymous Thought Catalogue essay that starts, “From the beginning we knew our relationship looked like a cliché—perhaps plucked from a boring episode…

Ami Angelowicz | February 26, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Frisky Rant: You Can Follow Your Dream Without Quitting Your Job In A Super Bowl Commercial

First, let me say that I didn’t watch the Super Bowl for a couple of reasons: 1) I don’t like watching football, even though I’ve tried, and 2) I’ve discovered…

Ami Angelowicz | February 3, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: On That White Woman Who Saw A Black Woman At Yoga And Wrote An Embarrassingly Tone Deaf Essay About It For xoJane

Oh for fuck’s sake, fine, I’ll respond to the click-baiting article about yoga on xoJane. A writer going by the name of Jen Caron (her real name, Jen Polachek, was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 29, 2014 - 9:00 am

Frisky Rant: “Pro-Bush” Is The Stupidest Phrase To Describe Women With Pubic Hair

When Cameron Diaz came out against laser hair removal and waxing pubic hair, I thought she was drawing attention to her new book, The Body Book, and pube talk would disappear…

Jessica Wakeman | January 23, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Actually, I Don’t Find Your “Inspirational” Workout Pics Inspiring At All

Last week, I wrote about Jen Selter, a 20-year-old Long Island woman who supposedly has the “best butt on Instagram.” While Jen does indeed have a fantastic derriere, I was…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Why Highly Qualified Veteran Nurses Are Being Sent Back To School

What would you do if your employer told you that you had to go back to school for more training in your profession — even after years, maybe decades, working…

Katie Oldenburg | December 4, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Your Public Marriage Proposal Isn’t About Love, It’s About Your Need for Attention

What is it with viral proposals? Every day there’s another one splashed across my Facebook feed – a flashmob proposal, a concert proposal, a fake airplane crash proposal, a proposal…

Rachel Brisk | October 25, 2013 - 12:00 pm