Posts tagged "lists"

The Frisky Recommends: Podcasts For Everyone!

I have a weekend routine of which I am inordinately fond of. On a sunny Saturday, I wake up early, get an iced coffee and walk around various shops in my neighborhood, touching clothes that I probably won’t buy while listening to podcasts.  Something about the two acts combined feels both edifying and frivolous at…

Megan Reynolds / June 3, 2015

Salads, Ranked.

Women love salad.  …

Megan Reynolds / May 15, 2015

8 Books That Are Better Than Valentine’s Day Plans

Valentine’s Day is a sham of a holiday. It makes people in relationships feel unnecessary and weird pressure to put on a show, buy some flowers and trot out the chocolates, lest you be branded a monster who doesn’t care about the person you sleep with every now and again. And, if you’re single, you…

Megan Reynolds / February 10, 2015

10 Unconventional Chick Lit Novels

It’s time to create a new definition of chick lit, one that moves away from the tired standbys and into a new frontier. There are stories written for women by women that are varied and interesting and funny. These 10 books all share similar themes to the traditional chick-lit offerings: strong female characters and relatable…

Megan Reynolds / October 15, 2013

5 Movies That Improved The Book (According To The Author)

Uh-oh. They’ve made your favorite book into a movie. And, of course, they’ve changed everything: Bill Spacechek, the courageous Polish protagonist, is now Biff SpaceChest, Aryan super-soldier. That touching scene in the garden is now an exploding cruise ship.
Hollywood seems to love books, except for everything inside of them. But sometimes, when the star…

Cracked / August 4, 2013

10 Random Things I Love Right Now

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Since today is a day to celebrate love in all forms, I thought I’d take the opportunity to make a list of 10 random things I love right now, from shapewear to lipstick to Louisiana folk rock. Check out my lovefest after the jump, and please feel free to share your…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 14, 2013

Do You Live In One Of The Gayest Cities In America?

The Advocate just released its annual list of the “Gayest Cities in America,” and if you’re thinking, “Duh, New York, San Francisco, and LA,” here’s a bombshell for you: those gay metropolises didn’t even make the cut (well, San Fran does get a shoutout in the honorable mentions). Editors narrowed the list down to 15…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 10, 2013

50 Ways To Break Your Cell Phone

Every phone I’ve ever owned has met a tragic and untimely death. Whether it’s the toilet, the concrete, the washing machine, a sandy beach, or a spilled glass of juice, I am an expert at breaking cell phones, so when I splurged on a fancy new Android a few weeks ago, I vowed things would…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 3, 2012

Top 9 Songs About Self-Love

Writing a song about self-love isn’t as easy as it sounds, I imagine. How do you pen a tune about masturbation that doesn’t sound obvious or conjure up disturbing images? The following artists did it right, in no particular order (and check out clips of the songs, after the jump).

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 16, 2010

8 Reasons NOT To Get It On

As I’m sure you’re well aware, there are many good reasons to have sex. In fact, sometimes you don’t need any reason at all—other than, say, loving your partner.
However, sometimes a lady finds herself doing all the right things for all the wrong reasons. That’s what we’re here to cover. So if you find…

Judy McGuire / April 22, 2010

The Kiss Of Death: 15 Signs Your Relationship Is Doomed

Our own “Mind of Man” columnist has argued that couples moving in together is the kiss of death for a relationship. I think he’s crazy — always, always, always move in together before you commit to marriage, trust me! — but there are other real kiss of death moments for couples. Check out “15 Signs

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 2, 2010

The Top Pop Albums Of The Decade 2000s

As the decade nears its end, one thing that will be missed is the music. Remember those albums we left on repeat because they really were worth listening to? From the catchy dance tracks to the political rock records that defined the 2000s, we saw artists like Justin Timberlake and Amy Winehouse grow up and…

PopEater / December 3, 2009

30 Places To Do It Before You’re 30*

Our editor Amelia is turning 30 in a week and her essay on the subject really resonated with Frisky readers, both younger and older than 30. With that in mind, we’ll be reposting our “Before 30” series, which originally ran late last year, over the next few weeks. Enjoy!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 11, 2009

30 Things A Woman Should Not Try Before 30

Our editor Amelia is turning 30 in a few short weeks and her essay on the subject really resonated with Frisky readers, both younger and older than 30. With that in mind, we’ll be reposting our “30 Before 30″ series, which originally ran late last year, over the next few weeks. Enjoy!

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Wendy Atterberry / November 2, 2009

40 Things Every Woman Should Do Before She Turns 40

Yesterday, we revisited Wendy’s “30 Things Every Woman Should Have Before She Turns 30.” But what if you’ve already passed that milestone, and you’re looking 40 in the eye? If you’re moving in the direction of the big 4-0, here are 40 things every woman should do before she turns 40. Feel free to add…

Susannah Breslin / October 29, 2009

30 Things Every Woman Should Have Before She Turns 30*

Our editor Amelia is turning 30 in a few short weeks and her essay on the subject really resonated with Frisky readers, both younger and older than 30. With that in mind, we’ll be reposting our “30 Before 30″ series, which originally ran late last year, over the next few weeks. Enjoy!

Wendy Atterberry / October 28, 2009

Why Did The Real Housewives Of NYC Cancel Their Event?

A couple weeks ago, I got invited to an “amazing cocktail party shopping event”: “How To Dress to Land A Millionaire.” Ridiculous, right? But when I saw who was on the guest panel — Alex McCord and Ramona Singer from “The Real Housewives of New York City,” I knew I had to go. I eve…

Wendy Atterberry / August 13, 2009

10 Things We’d (Sometimes) Rather Do Than Have Sex

A new study found that a third of men would prefer to play video games rather than have sex with their partners. Oh yeah?! Well there’s some things we’d rather do than hump too, and they’re way more exciting that Grand Theft Auto! See our list, after the jump…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 8, 2009

25 Things About My Sexuality

The awesome blog 25 Things About My Sexuality compiles and posts the anonymous sexual confessions of its readers. Some are heartfelt… “I’m not a prude, but I dislike talking about my sex life, even in therapy. I was raised in a household where sex and sexual issues were taboo even though my folks walked around…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2009

You Are Not One Of The Most Important People In Sex

This month, Playboy pronounced the most important people in sex. Their number includes Playboy CEO Hugh Hefner, “Sex and the City” creator Candace Bushnell, and Jenna Jameson. Daniel Radosh makes the case that sex is one of the most important cultural influencers of the modern age. “Reading the Playboy list, what quickly jumps out i…

Susannah Breslin / January 15, 2009
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