Posts tagged "valentines day"

Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You To Have A Great Valentine’s Day

In case you forgot, Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, and it’s so important that you do everything right for your significant other. Do you understand that? Nothing else matters right now other than you not screwing up that special day tomorrow for your partner, and nobody knows that better than Gwyneth Paltrow. And since Gwyneth is such a sweetheart, she’s taken it…

By: Evil Beet Gossip / February 13, 2012

13 Valentine’s Day Gifts That Won’t Get You Laid

Give the lady the wrong Valentine’s Day gift and she won’t be so excited to open her heart (or her legs) for you. Even if you do love her “from top to bottom,” we urge you not to buy her this roll of toilet paper. Here are some more gifts that are not going to…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 13, 2012

Morning Quickies: Zooey Deschanel Sings “You Forgot About Valentine’s Day”

Zooey Deschanel couldn’t possibly have hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend without pulling out her ukelele and singing a twee little song about a dude forgetting Valentine’s Day. [The FW via Hulu]
Celebs react to Whitney Houston’s shocking and sudden death this weekend at age 48. [Uptown Magazine]
How’s that for coincidence?  Amber…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 13, 2012

Weird Valentine’s Gifts: Anatomically Correct Heart Jewelry, Flying Cards, Foot-Soaking Boots And More

Valentine’s Day is a weird holiday in many ways.

Although it started out as a day to honor one or more early Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine, since the 1840s, it has been a manufactured holiday used to sell cards, chocolate, flowers and other romantic gifts.

But romance is in the…

By: The Huffington Post / February 12, 2012

Valentine’s Day Shopping Guide: Anti-Love Accessories

We’re all for heart prints and red ruffles, but we can definitely appreciate the more cynical side of love. If you’re in a darker mood this Valentine’s Day, check out these six irreverent accessories that are decidedly anti-love…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 12, 2012

10 Creative Date Ideas That Don’t Involve Dinner And A Movie

Dinner and a movie is a popular dating routine for a reason: it’s got entertainment, nutritional value, and you don’t even have to talk for half the time. But just in case you’re looking for a different kind of date, something a little more unique, we compiled a list of 10 creative date ideas that…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 12, 2012

Get Romantic With Books About Legendary Love Stories

Not in the mood for Valentine’s Day? Well, get romantically inspired this February with some of the most famous love stories in history. It doesn’t matter if you’re single or coupled up, no one can resist a juicy story of passion, glamour, and tragedy — especially if it’s true! So here are some of the book…

By: Tres Sugar / February 11, 2012

Evening Quickies: Propose This Valentine’s Day, Courtesy Of … Pizza Hut?

Get engaged at Pizza Hut — with breadsticks and an engagement ring! —  for only $10,010 this Valentine’s Day. The full package includes a red ruby ring, a fireworks show, limo service, photographer, videographer, and of course, a pizza. [Newser]
Meet the Grammy elite: the biggest winners of all time. [Uptown Magazine]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 10, 2012

This Week In Sex: 5 Valentine’s Day Surprises That Will Get A Lady Laid & The 10 Commandments Of Casual Sex

These Valentine’s Day surprises are supposed to get a lady laid, provided she can find someone to lay her, which I am failing at so far. [LA Weekly]
Sleep with “too many” guys and you get “slut shamed,” sleep with “too few” and get “prude shamed.” Can’t we just make “shaming” stop altogether?

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 10, 2012

Valentine’s Day Date Inspiration: Outdoorsy Adventures!

Smack dab in the middle of wet, cold February might not seem like the ideal time for exploring the great outdoors, but if you’re looking for a memorable Valentine’s Day experience, throw on a coat and drag your sweetheart outside. Whether you take a walk through a park, hit up a hiking trail, skip stone…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 10, 2012

15 Of Our Favorite Themed Valentine’s Day Cards

The best part of Valentine’s Day when I was a kid was getting all those themed Valentine’s from my classmates. That, and going buck wild with all that candy. OK, so now I know better than to pour an entire carton Sweet Tarts down my throat. But I am still into the cards. I would…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 10, 2012

5 Romantic Movies That Won’t Make You Retch

Not only is February the most barren time of year for decent movies, but it’s when the studios pull out their big guns and aim for our hearts like Cupid with a bazooka and dollar signs in his little cherub eyes. There’s always room for guilty popcorn and Twizzler pleasures, but if you’re craving something…

By: Jenni Miller / February 10, 2012

Guy Talk: 4 Gift Giving Guidelines For Dudes On Valentine’s Day

Alright, gents, the holiday of all holidays is upon us. That’s right, the heart shaped mongoose has stretched its legs, and like the lazy lion relying on the hunt, we need to chase after it. But there’s nothing worse than running after the rodent only to find out that’s it’s a goddamned rat. While Valentine’…

By: Noah Wunsch / February 10, 2012

Seriously, The Worst Valentine’s Day Gift Ever

We have a clear winner here for worst Valentine’s Day gift idea known to man. And I thought “I love you from top to bottom” toilet paper was bad. Dude, no need to burden yourself with my funeral arrangements. Just in case you were seduced by this convincing ad, “Surprise honey, I got you a…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 10, 2012

10 Strange & Disturbing Animal Mating Rituals

Yes, dating and relationships can be hard, but just be glad you’re not a porcupine. Or a dolphin. Or any of the other animals we’ve found with strange and somewhat disturbing mating rituals. At least your boyfriend doesn’t DIE when he has sex with you, like the honey bee, or try to insert his peni…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 10, 2012

17 WTF Valentine’s Day-Themed Sex Toys

Sure, it’s the holiday of “love,” but Valentine’s Day-themed sex toys are just too much. We’re not trying to discourage anyone from getting it on this V-Day, but I think even Cupid wouldn’t be caught dead wearing a Valentine’s Day c**k sock. God bless the Tuggie in all of its many incarnations (I’m looking forward…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 10, 2012

Valentine’s Day Fail: Stalker Cards

Sorry to be the wet blanket, everyone. But Valentine’s Day cards that joke about stalkers? Not really funny. There’s a bunch of stalker cards like this one for sale on Zazzle.com, including a particularly disturbing one that says “Be Mine” spelled out in blood above a heart made out of a razor blade. I have…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 9, 2012

Share Your Worst Valentine’s Day Stories!

It’s often thought that Valentine’s Day is the worst holiday for single people. But not if you have a crappy boyfriend! Then Valentine’s Day can suck major balls. Like, take the time I was dating Jason*. We’d been together for several months, and prepared for our first V-Day together. I am not a particularly materialistic…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 9, 2012

Valentine’s Day Make-Up Tutorial: Pretty In Pink

I love the idea of doing a special makeup look for Valentine’s Day. Pink is the obvious color choice, but dramatic pink makeup has a tendency to look more like an eye infection than a fashion statement, so I challenged my makeup artist friend Aileen to come up with a wearable pink makeup look. She…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 9, 2012

14 Dumb Valentine’s Day Traditions

Let’s just say it. Valentine’s Day is dumb and everyone knows it. The problem is, that doesn’t make it any easier to avoid. 

You go into the drugstore to get some gum? You’re reminded that you should be in a relationship. You want to drink champagne alone in a dark room? You’re reminded you should be doing…

By: TruTV / February 9, 2012
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