I’m not sure why, but songs about menses are few and far between. I mean, for a good chunk of our lives, women bleed on a monthly basis — why aren’t more female musicians inspired to write music about their moon cycles? Well, the hilarious and raunchy-mouthed women of rap comedy band Hand Job Academy know wassup and throw down some pretty sweet menstrual rhymes on their song “Shark Week.” But don’t be mistaken — this song is not just about having your period, it’s about “owning your period,” they told NYMag.com’s The Cut. Strap on your red wings and press play! [NYMag.com]
Tara Reid … she’s back, bitches! And just in time for Shark Week. Last night, the “Sharknado” star appeared on Discovery Channel’s “Shark After Dark,” where she schooled us all on whale sharks, which she initially thought were the product of whales and sharks mating, but then she realized that whales and sharks can’t have sex because they are mammals and animals respectively. That’s when she figured out that a whale shark is a breed of shark. And she said this all in one breath. God, I feel like starring in “Sharknado” was the best career decision she ever made. I think Tara’s next move is to host a nature show. How fun would that be?
In other, more somber shark-related news, a baby sand shark was found dead on my subway line last night. Not while I was on the subway, but on the very same train that takes me home, that I had ridden merely one hour earlier. Keep reading »
Shark Week is back! But how well-versed are you in the landsharks who live and date in cities, just like people? Don’t stay out of the water, kids; just be vigilant. Here are five dating “sharks” to avoid falling prey to.
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It’s Shark Week, the annual Discovery Channel celebration of all things shark-y. Lord knows we love an underwater predator that can’t ever stop moving lest it die — especially one in possession of multiple rows of glistening killer teeth. In celebration of the mighty shark and the terror it unleashes upon summer swimmers — specifically Richard Dreyfuss in the movie “Jaws” — we’ve assembled an array of fashionable options to show your Shark Week love. And don’t forget: live every week like it’s Shark Week! Keep reading »
This week is shaping up for awesomeness all around in TV land. Jillian will finally pick her dude on “The Bachelorette,” though we have a sneaking suspicion that it will be Reid rather than the two she’s kept around for the finale. Diddy returns to make a band—this time, his own. “More to Love” and “Holidate” will both premiere. NeNe’s braless ta-ta’s return to Bravo in “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” And Shark Week 2009, kicks into gear! Keep reading »