Posts tagged "maxim magazine"

Do Your Part For Humanity And Take Maxim’s Sex Survey!

Attention ladies! Chances are someone in your life, possibly even someone you love or like or at the very least want to have sex with reads Maxim magazine. Which is why it behooves you to participate in their 2012 Sex Survey, as the information tallied will be disseminated to their legion of impressionable and…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 11, 2012

Hot Links: JWoww’s Fans Unimpressed With Her Maxim Spread, Plus “Shame”-Inspired Sex Positions!

Jenni “JWoww” Farley is on the cover of Maxim and some fans are upset that the “Jersey Shore” star looks “plastic.” Um, how did they expect her to look? This is A) Maxim and B) JWoww. [TooFab]
Headline of the day: “Florida Shoplifter Caught With Steak, Candles In Pants.” I wonder who he…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 6, 2011

Eva Amurri Has Maxim To Thank For Her Upcoming Nuptials

“I loved it! I imagined I was the sexy wife left alone, posing around the house in lingerie. My fiance [Fox soccer analyst Kyle Martino] visited the set, and we got engaged the next day. Everybody’s been teasing him, ‘The Maxim shoot sold you, huh?'”
– Actress Eva Amurri (“Californication,” “The House Bunny”), daughter…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 15, 2011

Do It: Take Maxim’s “For The Ladies” Sex Survey

Lunch time! You know what you should do while you nosh on that overpriced salad? Fill out Maxim‘s LADIES ONLY sex survey. They’ve asked us to hook them up with the intelligent, sassy, snarky pool of ladies that read this blog in hopes that you’ll provide their readers with the information they’re desperate to know…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 20, 2011

Maxim Declares That Katy Perry Is The Hottest Woman Of 2010

So, way back when, I used to work at Maxim and was kind of, sort of privy to the incredible weighing of pros and cons that goes into selecting their Hot 100. Choosing the 100 was actually a pretty laborious process, but choosing the woman who ranked number uno was really only tough for one…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 10, 2010

8 Sex “Mistakes” We Don’t Regret From College

We snorted Frappucino out our noses reading Maxim‘s “9 Sexual Mistakes You Made In College,” because we totally boned that guy with un-ironic Power Rangers bed sheets who wore his socks while doing that deed.

Yeah, that guy was a mistake—but, by and large, we look back on our college years with zero…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 19, 2009

Quickies! Joe Jonas Reveals Miley Cyrus Is Dating His Brother Nick

Joe Jonas slips up and reveals that his brother Nick and Miley Cyrus are dating (gag), during an interview with Larry King. [PopEater] — The awkwardness that ensues is almost too much to take (watch the video to get the full effect.)
Ryan Reynolds is a fine actor, but even more impressive are hi…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 19, 2009

Quickies!: Maxim Says Olivia Wilde Is Hot

Olivia Wilde is Maxim‘s top pick for their annual Hot 100 List. [Asylum] — Megan Fox probably didn’t mind coming in second because she wants to get freaky with Olivia.
Former Miss USA Shanna Moakler has resigned from her position as co-executive director of the Miss California USA Pageant, saying she no longer believes i…

By: Annika Harris / May 13, 2009

Men’s Magazines Prefer Black Models With Lighter Skin

Last week, Tyra Banks said she’s trying to expand the idea of what the fashion industry considers beautiful. According to her, black models with lighter skin are deemed more commercial, whereas darker-skinnned black models are considered more high fashion. We’ve noticed this phenomenon holds true when a woman’s “hotness” is being judged, too.

By: Annika Harris / May 11, 2009

Seven Things I Learned About Men From Working At Maxim

Earlier today, we posted an essay by former Maxim editor Keith Blanchard in which he listed the nine things he learned about women from working at the magazine. I worked at Maxim, and I learned a few things, too — about men, that is. Most of my lessons were gained from working with a predominantly…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2009

9 Things I Learned About Women From Editing Maxim

I edited Maxim for four years, and let me tell you, we knew everything there was to know about guys. Like this: All guys really care about is girls. Our sex and relationship pieces tried to break down the great female mystery, and they were consistently the highest-rated articles in the magazine aside from, well,…

By: YourTango.com / March 30, 2009

Quickies!: Remember, The Guys At Maxim Actually Want Our Opinions!

Don’t forget, Maxim wants YOU for its ladies only sex survey! [The Frisky]
Are you like Anne Hathaway, refusing to lie for the one you love? [Dear Sugar]
Joe Sixpack is totally sexy. Just ask Governor Sarah Palin. [College Candy]…

By: Annika Harris / October 8, 2008

The Frisky’s Top Five Additions (And Subtractions) To Maxim’s Hot 100

Maxim just released their latest Hot 100 list and swimsuit model Marissa Miller grabbed the top spot. All in all, the list was filled with the usual suspects — Christina Aguilera, Eva Longoria, Lindsay Lohan — and some surprisingly cool women we’re proud of Maxim for pickings — Zooey Deschanel, America Ferrara, and Kat Vo…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 15, 2008

U.S. Representative Proposes Ban On Men’s Magazines At Military Bases

U.S. Representative Paul Broun (R-Ga) has introduced a bill that would ban all sexually explicit material from military bases overseas, including Playboy, Penthouse, and Maxim magazines — currently there is a ban on “porn” enforced, but there is a loophole. Critics of the bill say it would be bad for morale.
A Department of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 8, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Sarah Jessica Parker in Grazia Magazine

“It’s so brutal in a way, so filled with rage and anger…. Do I have big fake boobs, Botox and big lips? No. Do I fit some ideals and standards of some men writing in a men’s magazine? Maybe not. Am I really the unsexiest women in the world? Wow! It’s kind of shocking…It’s condemnation,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2008

Made For A Woman, But Gentle And Anti-Aunty Flo Enough For A Man

Seasonique, the birth control pill that makes women menstruate only four times a year, is being marketed to men. Ads have appeared in laddie magazine Maxim, which is known for its frat-bro attitude and bikini clad spreads, and Spike TV, the channel dedicated to a Late Night Strip Poll. Apparently, the execs marketing Seasonique think…

By: Simcha / February 22, 2008

Text Message Abbreviations For The Advanced

Yesterday, Maxim‘s Sex Blog had a post about “sext messaging,” you know, sending dirty text messages. It even offered up some suggestions, i.e., “IANWAP” means “I am not wearing any panties.” As you know, we think text message abbreviations are a little ridiculous, so Amelia and I (OK, mostly Amelia) came up with a few…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 22, 2008

Maxim Makes Another Stupid List

The “lists” Maxim comes up with drive us a lil’ crazy. A few months ago they published their list of the “least sexy” female celebrities, which was topped by Sarah Jessica Parker. This time around they have a list of “not traditionally pretty women” that they would totally “do”. How mature and generous of them…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 11, 2008

SJP Is Sexy Ugly In Our Book

Maxim, that pillar of enlightened thinking for men, recently released their list of the Top Five Unsexiest Women of All Time, an assignment that, um, nobody assigned them. At the top of the list was Sarah Jessica Parker — and for that all of womankind should feel particularly smited. It’s not that we would argue…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 4, 2007