Last week my makeup artist friend Aileen showed us how to get a pretty pink Valentine’s Day makeup look. Today we’re upping the drama with a classic old Hollywood look, perfect for swanky dinner dates or a glam night out. Click through for the step-by-step tutorial!
It is better to be single than badly accompanied: that is a truism of relationships that I’ve often reminded myself when the time came for a difficult breakup conversation. As we all know, time and distance can have blurring effects. You forget about the times he yelled at you in public or the snotty tone of voice he used when he talked down to you. You remember the cuddles and the kisses as if they were all you did, every time, even when you know this is not the whole story.
On Valentine’s Day — the day that is supposed to be about celebrating love and romance — it seems fitting to remember the guys who we are happy aren’t in our lives:
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In honor of Valentine’s Day, this penguin pair got married every day, twice a day, from Feb. 1-14, at China’s Shanghai Ocean Aquarium. Their Groundhogs Day-style ceremony went something like this: the couple arrived in a lucite box via remote-controlled Audi followed by a processional of two humans in penguin suits, they exchange head wreaths in front of a crowd of onlookers and rubbed beaks to seal the deal. And this is supposed to be romantic? Twenty-eight weddings in one month? I’m surprised they still can stand to be in the same lucite box with one another. I’m sure those gay penguins in Montreal are feeling really shitty about this ostentatious mockery of of the institution. If this doesn’t move the penguin community to organize for penguin marriage equality, I don’t know what will. [Dlisted]
But of course I’m making a play on words here – I’d never insinuate that Courtney Stodden was an outright tramp – how ludicrous! I’m simply talking about the Disney flick, “Lady and the Tramp,” because they’re OBVIOUSLY reenacting the famous dog-eating-spaghetti scene. I’m not sure who’s supposed to be “Lady” and who’s supposed to be “Tramp,” but I think it’s a safe bet to say that Doug Hutchison is no tramp. I mean, Courtney’s probably the first chick he’s ever slept with (and that still triggers my gag reflex, even after Chocolate! Cheerios!), so there’s that, too. Read more…
Love is in the air — and it stinks. New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection will offer tours of of its state-of-the-art sewage treatment plant in Brooklyn on Valentine’s Day, the New York Daily News reports.
It’s a date that’s sure to make anyone’s heart melt — or at least their eyes tear, and not from job. In fact, the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant sits on one of the most fetid waterways in the country. Read more…
It’s officially Valentine’s Day and we know what you’re thinking – dinner date, bottle of wine, new lingerie – check, check, check. Even if you aren’t madly in love, who says you have to spend the evening alone? Send this naughty eCard as foreplay and let the sexy hijinks begin! Keep reading »