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Ferret Legging: In Which Men Put An Agitated Animal Down Their Pants

Turkey Attack
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This turkey attacking a reporter is scary stuff. Watch »
Rabbit Fever
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Hi there. I thought you all needed to know about Ferret Legging. No, not leggings made out of ferret fur; Ferret Legging is a competitive animal sport I was previously unaware of (as I’m sure you were too). As the emcee in the video explains, Ferret Legging is when you take a live ferret who is fully clawed, fully fanged, fully awake, and fully sober (as all contestants are required to be), put it in your mouth to ignite its fight or flight instinct, drop it down your (sealed so it can’t escape) pants and see how long you can “endure”. Meaning, pray that the weasel doesn’t devour your twig and berries with its razor-sharp fangs before the judges crown you Ferret King. The longest a ferret has ever been “legged” was 5 hours and 26 minutes, a title held by the late Reg Mellor. I wonder if he was still virile after that? Oh, and also, sometimes white pants are worn during competition to better display the blood from the wounds. Period envy, eh? Ok, that’s enough. Why? Please explain to me. WHY? [Oddity Central]

Newt Gingrich Doesn’t Support Legal Abortion In The Case Of Rape Or Incest

Bachmann Drops Out
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Michele Bachmann has left the GOP presidential race. Read More »
Newt Won't Cheat Again
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Newt Gingrich has promised he won't break his marital vows yet again. Read More »
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All of The Frisky's posts about the 2012 election. Read More »
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Just because Michele Bachmann dropped out of the 2012 presidential race doesn’t mean we’re in the clear — there are still plenty of candidates who would love nothing more than to restrict women’s reproductive rights. Newt Gingrich was asked by a voter yesterday whether he supports abortion if the woman was impregnated via rape or incest. And what do you think Mr. Compassionate had to say about that?

No, I wouldn’t make exceptions. What I would try to do is create a program that would enable women in those circumstances to have support and help them through whatever process they needed both in terms of counseling and in terms of if they wanted to give up the baby for adoption. Keep reading »

Shit White Girls Say … To Black Girls

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Oh ladiez, so predictable! Watch »
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Girls say the darndest things. Watch »
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The “Shit Girls Say” video series is pretty funny, but some of the inevitable spin-offs (“Shit Asian Girls Say,” etc.) have been lacking. But here is one I can totally get behind — Shit White Girls Say To Black Girls, written by video blogger Chescaleigh. Yes, of course, just like not all girls say the things in the original “Shit Girls Say” videos, not all white girls preface every potentially racist remark with “Not to be racist but…” or assume all black people know each other. But enough of them do to make this video so on point. And funny. And vaguely sad. [Franchesca.net]

The Best Worst “Blind Date” Ever

Do Not Date These Guys
12 guys you shouldn't date in 2012. Read More »
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Here are 18 guys you should give a shot in 2012. Read More »
How NOT To Kiss
The worst smooches ever. Read More »
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You know what I’d like to see have a comeback in 2012? “Blind Date,” that ’90s dating show featuring scornful and snarky pop-up commentary. My interest in this show was revived this morning, as I watched this classic episode, featuring dating show regular, Ken Scalir. (Apparently Ken has been around the dating show block quite a few times, having not found his perfect match yet. It’s hard to understand why.) This blind date is so bad, it’s what our friend Anna of the blog Shmitten Kitten describes as “cringe-core.” In other words, enjoy! [Shmitten Kitten]

Evening Quickies: “Mob Wives” Gets New Addition Named Big Ang

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  • I haven’t seen the season premiere of “Mob Wives” season two, so nobody tell me what happens, but if it’s as amazing as this three-minute clip starring a new addition to the cast who calls herself Big Ang, it is going to be amazing. [NYmag.com
  • Rihanna’s New Year’s Eve look include a flash of her pierced nipple. Between RiRi and Rooney Mara, I smell a Frisky slideshow a-brewin’ … [The Gloss]
  • A celebrity cook-off featuring Rachael Ray/Aaron Carter on one team and Guy Fieri/Coolio on another sounds so compellingly awful that I think I have to watch it. [Huffington Post]
  • I’m obsessed with this navy blue dress for Jason Wu for Target. MUST. BUY. [T Magazine] Keep reading »

Libra Tampon Ad Called Transphobic For Implying “Real Women” Have Periods

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Olivia Wilde said dark lipstick makes her look like "a tranny." Read More »
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Transphobia
FHM magazine called Andrej Pejic a "thing." Read More »
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When pop culture depicts transgender people, they usually do it in such a facepalm way that I wonder why anyone bothers anymore. The latest what-were-you-thinking? comes courtesy of Libra tampons in New Zealand, which aired a commercial that implies trans folks who dress as women are not “real women.” The commercial shows an ostensibly “real” woman standing next to a trans person in the bathroom, who I guess is a drag queen. They both put on their lip gloss and mascara and adjust their boobs in their tight party dress. Then the “real” woman pulls a tampon out of her purse. The drag queen makes a “hmmph!” face and walks away. Keep reading »

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