Every day, The Frisky staff gets packages in the mail filled with publicity goodies like books, makeup, magazines. But this week there was a game changer in the morning post: WIGS. Someone sent us four wigs from Tabitha Coffey, Daisy Fuentes, and Sherri Shepherd’s wig lines. Naturally we tried all the hairpieces on — sometimes multiple wigs at once — and snapped pics for a very special edition of What Are We Wigging Today?
We think we look very glamorous. Don’t you agree?
Everyone pales in comparison to Nicki Minaj when it comes to wigs and weaves. Even the eccentric Lady Gaga seems tame in the hair department when it comes to decadent, ridiculous and show stopping weaves. We’d like to take just a few moments to acknowledge the epicness of this woman’s hair. Read more …
WIGS, the number one YouTube channel for scripted dramas, is back with a new series called “Kendra,” about a nurse (played by Sarah Jones) who attends to patients after they’ve come out of surgery. In the “twilight room,” as it’s called, Kendra becomes privy to many of her patients’ biggest secrets as they wake from sedation and look to getting back their regular lives. Check out the first episode (of eight) above and check back with WIGS YouTube channel for more!
Watching this first episode of “Kendra” got me thinking about just how many TV shows have been or are set in hospitals or focus on the various aspects of the medical field. Sexy doctors and hard-working nurses, with both good and bad bedside manners, are a staple on the small screen. After the jump, a brief overview in charticle form of the best and worst medical dramas and comedies on TV… Keep reading »
It was just yesterday that I was sitting at my desk at The Frisky office, going on and on about how much I love Britney Spears and debating out loud which of her songs is my favorite: “Toxic” or “Slave 4 U.” Lucky apparently still has a girl crush on Brit, because they’ve put her on their December cover, an interesting choice considering Britney is known for many things, but making good shopping decisions is not one of them.
Anyway, Britney looks lovely on the cover, to be sure, but she also looks a bit overly photoshopped in the face — and what in the helllllllll is on her head? Why is Britney wearing a wig? Did she shave her head again? And why is it so obviously a wig, anyway? She — and Lucky! — surely have enough moolah between the two of them to get something more realistic than discarded Barbie hair. I realized I should be grateful that Brit has evolved from the sad series of weaves she wore during “the rough years,” but still, this gives me a sadz. Can’t Britney just be allowed to rock her own hair? Lord knows I would love to know what it actually looks like.
The latest web series from YouTube channel WIGS brings together “Jan” (played by Caitlin Gerard, who also starred a solo series for the channel) and “Vanessa” (played by Laura Spencer) and depicts what happens when things don’t quite go as planned for two friends at a speed-dating event. You can check out the first episode above, with five more still to come on their YouTube channel! [YouTube: WIGS]
It can be tough to find meaty, interesting roles for women in Hollywood, which is why WIGS — tagline: “where it gets interesting” — is such a breath of fresh air. The YouTube channel created by Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia has enlisted a bunch of mega talented actresses to star in a bunch of short films and/or web series, each telling the story of a strong, compelling woman. Filmmakers involved include Ami Mann, Lesli Linka Glatter, Marta Kauffman, Amy Lippman and Betty Thomas. So who are some of these women who have starred or are starring on WIGS? Let’s find out… [YouTube: WIGS]
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Julia Stiles is back on the small screen, only instead of your TV screen, I’m talking about your computer — the actress is staring in a new show called “Blue” on the YouTube channel Wigs. Wigs has enlisted a bunch of fantastic actors to star in their series, which involve multiple mini-episodes that are all usually under 10 minutes. In “Blue,” Stiles plays a single mom who starts working nights as an escort in order to pay the bills, but is shocked to find out one of her first clients is a friend from childhood. Whoops! You can watch episodes 1-5now. [WIGS]
But before that, let’s look back on the other fabulously talented actresses who have played escorts or call girls — i.e. sex workers who play house calls — on film or TV.
Justin Bieber is about as famous for his hair — that soft, front swooping mop — as he is for his girlish crooning, so I suppose it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the “Baby” singer is branching out into the hair market. Namely wigs, modeled after his own much-coveted look. Now both men <i>and</i> women can rock the Biebs’ cut without having to undergo any snipping. Hey, if Jessica Simpson can make millions of her line of hair pieces and wigs, why can’t Justin Bieber?
Made from real human hair — not that cheap crap used in Justin Bieber Halloween costumes — donated by fans of the singer (head to LocksOfBieberLove.com to find out how to donate your own), the wigs also come with Bieber-approved hair products (mousse and pomade). Priced at $99 each, you can pay an addition $29.99 for custom highlights. So, would you ever buy a wig from Justin Bieber’s line? Get more info after the jump! Keep reading »
Meet Kaylin Ransom, a 22-year-old resident of Ocala, FL. She spends her weeks doing hair and her weekends in Lake County Jail. The aptly named Ransom is under a plea deal for felony battery and child abuse, and whenever she checks into her “weekend home” she has to take a new mug shot. So following in the footsteps of Naomi Campbell, who famously wore haute couture while performing her community service with the New York Department of Sanitation, Ransom gets glam, in her own way, before taking her mug shots. She’s known for her lace-front wigs, extensions, false eyelashes, and photo shoot-worthy makeup. Now, if Ransom had lesser charges, I’d say this was a unique way of giving the system the finger, but charges of battery and child abuse warrant a lot more repentance, in my book, than getting fly for a weekly jail stay. [Essence.com] Keep reading »
I like Wendy Williams because the woman has no shame. On a recent episode, visited by The Fry Guy, Williams decided it would be a great idea to fry one of her wigs. The chef dips the whole lot of it in batter and then plops it into the fryer. The result is not a pretty sight; suffice to say, I won’t be serving fried wig at this year’s Thanksgiving dinner. If you ate it, you’d have the world’s biggest hairball, and nobody wants that. [ONTD] Keep reading »