Posts tagged "listicle"

10 Creative Phrases To Let Others Know You’re Struggling

Today is one of those days where, even with coffee, I’m unproductive and basically just useless in life. I don’t know if it’s because I stayed up late watching TV or what, but when I told my coworkers (after blankly staring at my computer screen for 30 minutes) that I was “driving the struggle bus,”…

Katie Oldenburg / October 6, 2014

10 Little Life Frustrations That Always Seem To Happen to You

They say don’t sweat the small stuff — but the small stuff is so annoying! Seriously, how many times do you get in the express check-out lane in hopes of getting out of the store quickly … only to get stuck behind somebody paying by check? Worst. Yeah, there are bigger things in life to get our panties i…

The Stir / September 8, 2012

5 Random Things I Love About Traveling

Early last week, I flew to Los Angeles to tape an upcoming TV appearance (so mysterious, I know) and spent the rest of the week working from our West Coast office. It was busy and kind of stressful because I was attempting to function on dual time zones (my body/mind was perpetually confused about what…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 5, 2012

How To Choose Your First Pair Of Fly Kicks

Growing up a few miles from the Nike World Headquarters means I’ve always had complicated feelings about athletic shoes. Portland’s casual attitude combined with Nike pride meant everyone wore sneakers everywhere, and I was always like, “Really, you guys? Dirty gym shoes at a formal wedding?” I vowed early on that I would only wear…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 27, 2012

27 Things Guys Said That Totally Turned Us Off

Guess who I’m not hopping into to bed with? The guy who just moments ago confessed that his dream in life is to “live in a yurt.” No offense to his dream, but my dream is never to go camping, never to interface with wild animals, and never go without running water or poop i…

The Frisky / December 19, 2011

10 Things You Should Never Say To An Emotional Woman

It’s a rare man who knows how to deal with an emotional woman. I know that “feelings” scare a lot of dudes and in their fear and perfectly admirable desire to “fix things,” they become inert, inept, or insensitive. I’ll never forget the first time my most serious boyfriend saw me cry. He didn’t say…

Ami Angelowicz / November 3, 2011

15 Reasons You Should Be Banned From The Internet

Over the weekend, my brother from another mother — and The Frisky’s Mind of Man — John DeVore posted a link to a funny slideshow on Dumb as a Blog called “10 Reasons You Should Be Banned From The Internet.” Such reasons include “you still check your MySpace account,” “you stalk your ex,” and “you…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 11, 2011

16 Female Behaviors Even We Don’t Understand

Yes, women are complicated creatures. We are aware that men are baffled by us most of the time and we apologize for that. We can’t help it sometimes. Half of the time we don’t even understand why we do the things we do. I mean, I had to flip a coin last night to decide…

Ami Angelowicz / April 6, 2011

10 Things Guys Shouldn’t Do In Front Of Girls

Is it politically incorrect to say there are certain things that women want from men that may be considered a double-standard? Probably. But that never stopped us before, don’t you know it. The fact of the matter is that there are certain things that most women do not want most men to do in front…

Susannah Breslin / May 4, 2010

The Top 10 Reasons Men Watch Porn

Why do men watch porn? Let’s be honest. Who the hell knows. All I know is that some guys watch it, and we, as women, are left to sit around, scratching our heads, considering their reasoning. Yes, surely, ladies watch porn, too, but I tend to think the male-er sex is a little bit more…

Susannah Breslin / April 23, 2010

I’m Older Than You. Here’s Some Advice.

Am I older than you? Hard to say. Seeing as I don’t know how old you are. But let’s assume the answer is: probably. Now that I have been alive these many years, I have some words of wisdom to share. Helpful? Who knows. Note what fits and discard the rest. In the end, life’…

Susannah Breslin / April 14, 2010

25 Chick-Related Words We Like

There are more women-related words in the world than we could possibly list here, but some lady words we like, and some we don’t. Among the ones we despise? Skank, hoo-ha, and diva. Among the ones we love? Find out after the jump! Then, add your own in the comments.

Susannah Breslin / March 4, 2010

27 Things Men Never Say (With A Straight Face)

We’ve pretty much never had a man refuse an offer for sex. We’ve had to abort the mission if he couldn’t, um, blast off, but “I’m too tired” doesn’t seem to be in the Guy Vocabulary. That got us thinking: What else can men be counted on to pretty much never say?

Here’…

Jessica Wakeman / February 22, 2010

20 Gifts She Really Doesn’t Want For The Holidays

During the holidays, gift ideas abound. But if you’re a guy, you know shopping for a woman isn’t easy. And heaven forbid you get her the wrong gift. Then you get that look. And you might end up spending New Year’s eve alone. After the jump, the top 20 gifts a man should never, ever…

Susannah Breslin / December 23, 2009