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- Perhaps inspired by the Daily Beast article on the very same subject, a male op-ed columnist for the Washington Post wondered why women don’t have sex scandals like men (um, men like Tiger Woods) do. [WaPo]
- Remember yesterday when I wrote about the 14-year-old boy in California who allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl in an empty stairwell at school, while classes were going on? The one that was reported by at least one other student who witnessed the rape in progress? Mustapha Cannon, the school site supervisor for Portola Middle School, where the incident occurred, described it as a consensual act of “hormones gone wild.” Cannon used pretty typical language as far as ‘she wanted it at first but changed her mind,’ rape-apologist language goes. “They probably just took it too far and embarrassment kicked in,” he said “As far as calling it a rape, I think it’s something that they did together and it got worded the wrong way.” A spokesperson for the school district where the alleged rape occurred refused to comment on Cannon’s statements. Um, maybe this guy should STFU and stop talking to the press? [KRON.com via Feministing, UPI.com]
In what is possibly the most revolting accessory concept we’ve seen of late, synthetic skin bags, jackets, jumpers and more are now available on a website near you. Yes, skin. In case, you know, you’re concerned that you don’t have enough of it. A purse that bears an uncanny resemblance to a severe burn victim’s head on a string is by far the most terrifying, but it’s not the only option that makes us want to vomit!
SkinBag also gives you the option of actually layering their faux skin on top of your real skin, as is the case with the glorious jacket above. And if you’re concerned that your friends will think it’s “weird,” don’t worry about it — the manufacturer says you’re being deep by wearing SkinBag items. After all, they’re “a relational tool offering, an alchemy between the repulsive and the captivating.” Or maybe it’s all just repulsive. Keep reading »
We’re not sure what genius thought up this hilarious Snookie-of-”Jersey-Shore“-inspired blanket with “skeeves” pic that’s making the rounds today, but we’re not really laughing. One, making fun of the fact that she was physically assaulted (MTV is no longer airing the scene in this week’s episode) is just kind of nasty, and two, isn’t everyone just plain over Snuggie parodies at this point? It’s more than a little played out. Grade? FAIL. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »
There’s a well-known cosmetics fact that’s been floating around for years now: Over the course of the average woman’s lifetime, she will inadvertently eat seven pounds of lipstick. SEVEN POUNDS. And as gross as that statistic is, it’s never been more disgusting than as evidenced in this video starring Stevie Ryan and commissioned by natural beauty company Raw. Seriously, you just have to watch it. Now. [Glow] Keep reading »
Remember when we told you about Regretsy, the site where, much like the Island of Misfit Toys, dubious crafts go to live amongst their handicapped brethren? Here’s a new one to join their ranks: Etsy seller DirtyAssSoaps created this peppermint-scented soap made out of a “beat up” vintage dental cast she acquired. And no worries, animal lovers: they’re totes vegan! Actually, on second thought, we take it back. This craft project kind of rules. [Etsy] Keep reading »
Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry and pretty much all young, female pop singers have experienced hideous moments in fashion, looking more drunk-slutty than pop-starry. But they share more than the scary times. They also have a common history of coming on to the pop scene looking relatively clean-cut and cute. There was Britney with the sexy schoolgirl outfit that we now consider tame, Christina with her stick-straight locks and rhinestone butterfly decals, and Katy Parry, who’s still more or less working an edgier version of young and cute. Who would have guessed that Christina’s half shirts and Britney’s mini skirts would prove to be the golden era of pop cleanliness?
Now we’ve got Ke$ha, who’s new to the scene and already about as trashy as the dollar sign in her faux-name would imply. Her inexplicably popular (read “crappy”) single, “Tik Tok,” only dropped a couple months ago and she’s already looking all Courtney Love. Doesn’t she realize that such an effed-up aesthetic must be earned? Keep reading »
Check out these “boobs” polo shirts—they’re klassy! Instead of the little embroidery of a man riding atop a horse, a guy can now sport an exposed pair of tatas over his left moob. Imprint what this looks like on your brain, underneath beer stains/dried drool, so you can be prepared to dash. [collegepolos.com] Keep reading »
Though millions of Iranian women wear makeup daily, the state television channel has officially banned its use by female presenters. In a perplexing effort to explain the decision, the station’s top manager told The Washington Post that, technically, it’s illegal. We get that things like makeup and overly sexy mannequins are big “issues” in Iran, but give a girl a break. Intense TV lighting and multi-angle shots don’t exactly make it easy to look good. Keep reading »