Posts tagged "reading"

Putting The “Fun” Back In Dysfunction

Okay, so maybe I’m a little biased, considering The Sleepy Hollow Family Almanac happens to be by sometime-Man Panel contributor and friend Kris D’Agostino, but actually? This book is really…

Julie Gerstein | March 26, 2012 - 11:40 am

The 22 Books Every Woman Needs To Read

Walking into a bookstore can be overwhelming. And heaven forfend you go onto Amazon! There are so many books out there that it makes you wonder why they’re always saying…

Jessica Wakeman | March 26, 2012 - 11:00 am

Four Letters Across, Meaning Someone Who Is Geeky

There’s nothing like a crossword puzzle to make you feel ever-so-slightly inadequate. Why can’t you recall — seven words down — the instrument used to kill Leon Trotsky? Why don’t

Jessica Wakeman | March 22, 2012 - 11:40 am

That S**t Cray: Bitches In Bookshops

Nerdy boy, he’s so slow/ Tuesday we started Foucault / He’s still stuck on the intro / He’s a no-go / Instead I had to kick him out my house / He mispronounced an author…

Jessica Wakeman | March 20, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Dr. Drew Is Mansplaining Your Sexual Desires For You, “50 Shades Of Grey” Fans

Dr. Drew Pinsky is utterly clueless about about bondage, dominance, and sadomascochism in relationships and has no business discussing them on national television. That is my conclusion after seeing Dr.

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2012 - 9:20 am

What Are We Reading This Week?

The Frisky staff is not just good for updates on the contents of Snooki’s womb and baby sloth videos. We also, like, read books and know stuff. Here are the…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Sweets For The Sweet (In Paris!)

Who wouldn’t jump at the chance to move to Paris for work? Amy Thomas was a copywriter in New York City when one day her boss offered her a dream…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2012 - 11:40 am

Frisky Q&A: Lionel Shriver, Author Of “We Need To Talk About Kevin”

One of the best perks of being a blogger is the opportunity to interview people who admire. Interviewing the author Lionel Shriver, whose Orange prize-winning novel We Need To Talk

Jessica Wakeman | January 30, 2012 - 11:30 am

5 Genres Of Books To Try Reading In 2012

New Year, New You at The Frisky has focused on ways to improve our outward appearance by dressing more adventurously, dragging our doughy carcass to spin class, and upping the fabulosity

Jessica Wakeman | January 17, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Why Gay Men Don’t Get Fat

We would read Simon Doonan’s grocery list if he published it. Fortunately the Barney’s creative director writes much, much more compelling reading! His new book is Gay Men Don’t Get

Jessica Wakeman | January 9, 2012 - 11:40 am

5 Ways To Get More Culture In 2012

You know that part in “There’s Something About Mary” where Matt Dillon’s character says he wants to “slow things down, read more books, see more movies”? I have that same…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2012 - 9:00 am

The Frisky Staff’s Favorite Books Of 2011

It might seem like all we read around here is Tumblrs about Ryan Gosling. That’s only the partial truth: most of us are pretty huge bookworms. The Frisky staff is…

Jessica Wakeman | December 30, 2011 - 10:00 am

Our Kind Of Parenting Book

Good to know we can still say the word “titty” after we poop one out. Stay tuned for the follow-up book, How Soon Until I Can Drink Again? [BuzzFeed]…

Jessica Wakeman | December 26, 2011 - 9:00 am

Just Mindy Kaling And Bill Clinton Talking About Their Favorite Books, No Big Deal

In this clip from “The Today Show,” Ann Curry discusses favorite books with Bill Clinton and Mindy Kaling, which is, yes, kind of a strange pair. You can tell Mindy…

Julie Gerstein | December 21, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Panic Attacks, Explained In Cartoon Form

Here at The Frisky’s offices, one of the most hotly anticipated books of 2011 is Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom, by the comedienne and all-around-awesome-lady Sara Benincasa. I love this…

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Reader Call-Out: What’s The Best Book You Read This Year?

‘Tis the season for end-of-year  lists. Craziest celebs of the year, wackiest outfits of the year, all that jazz. But here’s an end-of-year list for us bibliophiles: the best books…

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2011 - 9:20 am

Morning Quickies: James Franco Pens Movie Review Of “Breaking Dawn” For Fancypants Literary Mag

James Franco, artiste, reviewed “Breaking Dawn, Part One” for the fancypants literary magazine, The Paris Review, in which he says intellectual things like “Death comes pretty simply in the…

Jessica Wakeman | December 13, 2011 - 9:46 am

What Are We Reading This Week?

I can’t be the only one thrilled that a few days off work means I have time to sink my teeth into a good book. Actually, it’s more like “a…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2011 - 4:00 pm

The Economics Of Kim Kardashian

Ever wonder how celebs get so stinkin’ rich? (I mean, Nicolas Cage owns a friggin’ island.) And why the heck were those kids from “16 & Pregnant” on the cover…

Jessica Wakeman | November 18, 2011 - 11:40 am

Hanging Out With Mindy Kaling

Even the title of Mindy Kaling’s new book of essays is relatable: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns). I’ve totally been there, too, girl. Now all of us…

Jessica Wakeman | November 1, 2011 - 11:40 am
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