Posts tagged "public transportation"

The Hot Dudes Reading Instagram Makes It Clear I Need To Pay More Attention On Public Transpo

Here are a handful of thoughts that went through my head as I was scrolling through the new Hot Dudes Reading Instagram account last night: Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, where have I been? These dudes are actually hot. Normal hot, but hot. I expected this to be just a bunch of photos of dudes reading, and…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 12, 2015

Helen Mirren Rides The NYC Subway Like A Dame

You never know what or who you might see when riding the subway in New York City, but a recent episode of "Broad City" did a good job depicting just some of the bizarre and smelly possibilities. However, not every outing on public transpo has to be so bleak -- in addition to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 2, 2015

TGIF! This Used, Jizz-Filled Condom Has Been Tied To A Subway Pole Since At Least Tuesday!

In case you needed further proof that people behave like savage, filthy animals on public transportation, I bring you this photo of a used condom…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 10, 2014

I Don’t Blame Guys For Taking Up Too Much Space On Public Transit — It’s Awesome!

I’m sure by now that everyone has seen Men Taking Up Too Much Space On the Train, a genius Tumblr that more than adequately demonstrates the fact that we teach women to take up as little space as possible and teach the opposite to men. The blog draws regular ire from dudes, and the…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 24, 2014

Mariah Carey Rides The Subway (Glamorously), Plus 20 Other Celebs Who Aren’t Too Good For Public Transportation

The elusive chanteuse is elusive no more! Mariah Carey -- whose new album dropped last Tuesday -- decided to forgo her usual private driver in favor of the good ol' NYC subway system, but rode the train the Mimi-way, glittering gown and all. "I figured since I'm underdressed, we might as well take the subway," she…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 31, 2014

Best Drunken Public Transportation Fight Devolves Into Penis/Vagina Insults

As tends to happen when people drink and ride public transportation during the holiday season, fights break out. It's unclear how this brawl between these two potty-mouthed passengers on the Long Island Rail Road began, but it doesn't really…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 26, 2013

A Naked Woman Calling Herself “Goddess Of The Train” Tried To Take Over Chicago Public Transportation This Weekend

As a long time NYC public transpo user, I have seen my fair share of subway insanity. At the top of my list is the…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 18, 2013

Jay Z & Chris Martin Took The London Underground After A Gig

Jay Z continues to use public transport even though he's rich enough to helicopter everywhere. After a gig in London this weekend, Hov was snapped taking the London Underground with pals Chris Martin (Mr. Gwyneth Paltrow and chief Coldplay warbler) and producer Timbaland. Check out one more pic after the jump! [Photos: INFPhoto.com]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 14, 2013

Be My Boyfriend: Man Spotted Eating An Entire Wheel Of Brie Cheese On The Subway

Dear Cheese Man, Hello there. I'd like to start off by saying that we ride the same subway line. Why have I never seen you before? I see the man who panhandles with a live snake, the performance art clown and the lady who plays the…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 11, 2013

“Game Of Thrones”‘ King In The North Is Just One Man Who Takes Up Too Much Space On The Train

Ask the average subway-riding woman what her number one public transportation pet peeve is and chances are good she'll say, "Men taking up too much room because they seem to think they've got watermelons for testicles" or something to that effect. Yes, men who sit with their legs spread wide like they're holding a yoga…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 13, 2013

21 Things You Shouldn’t Do While Riding Public Transportation (Because People Don’t Seem To Know)

I lived in Los Angeles for seven years and owned a car. There were some really fun things about being a car owner: like blasting Power 106 while cruising down the Pacific Coast Highway with my sunroof open. Only, most of the time, I wasn't cruising down PCH, I was stuck on the 101, i…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 25, 2013

Prague “Love Train” May Open End Of 2013

Still looking for "The One" but too busy to find him or her out there in the world? Prague's public transport company, Ropid, has a solution for you: a "love train" designated for single people only. Yes, you read that right. Ropid may soon introduce a train to the Czech capital's metro system that will play host…
By: Huffington Post Weird News / May 22, 2013

20 Celebs Who Aren’t Too Good For Public Transportation

One of the perks of being a celebrity is that no matter what you want to do and where you want to go, there is someone willing to drive you in the privacy of an air-conditioned car, without any pesky commoners invading your personal, famous bubble. That is why it is kind of awesome whe…
By: The Frisky / October 8, 2012

This Guy Slept Through A Jake Gyllenhaal Subway Sighting

In my nightmares, the sleeping guy is me and the standing and reading celeb is Ryan Gosling. I wake up in a pool of sweat every single time. [Buzzfeed]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 22, 2011

Would You Want Women-Only Subway Cars To Stop Sexual Harassment?

I had a particularly delightful experience this morning while bounding down the subway steps into the station. A young man, probably about 20, was sitting on the bottom steps next to the handrail in the middle. As I clip-clopped down the stairs past him, he purposefully tilted his head around, focusing on my bare legs,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 24, 2011

He Wants To Know: How Do You Ask A Girl Out On Public Transportation?

Welcome to "He Wants To Know", a new regular advice column where YOU get to play Dear Abby. Each week we'll feature a question from a guy and we, with your help, will do our best to answer it. And guys, if you have a question, send it to us at tips@thefrisky.com. Question: How should…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 17, 2008

More Public Transportation Love

A bus driver had a crush on one of his passengers. They started dating, and two years later he proposed, asking her to be his "bus wife" (before he knew her name, his friends referred to her as "bus girl). Click here to watch to video. [CNN]…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 17, 2008

Love Vandal: Public Transportation

This probably has less to do with someone showing their affection to "J" and more to do with a graffiti artist tagging the Q train in NYC, but it still looks pretty cool. Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send us a pic at tips@thefrisky.com.
By: Catherine Strawn / April 15, 2008

Brave Female Cops Got Your Back

Female police officers working for the transit authority in Boston are going undercover to catch crooks red-handed… while the perps are grabbing them. These brave ladies in blue are allowing themselves to get sexually harassed at work to help nab gropers and rapists on public transportation. Go get 'em girls! Over the past two years,…
By: Simcha / March 24, 2008