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Chelsea Handler Posts Topless Photo On Instagram To Make A Point About Sexism

Chelsea Handler posted this topless photo (posed on a horse a la Vladamir Putin) on Instagram three times, and it was promptly taken down three times, because Instagram hates women’s nipples. Sadly, I can’t post bare nips on our homepage either, sorry Chelsea. [Jezebel] NBC must be trying to increase ratings on “Saturday Night Live,” [...]

“Lisa’s Advice” Is Like Every Conversation You’ve Ever Had With Your BFF

Created by Anna Christopher and Regina Taufen, the web series “Lisa’s Advice” takes a comedic look at female friendship through short clips. The series is “at first a satire about advice-giving, but underneath is really about how women talk to each other and navigate the hilarious yet very real codes of female friendship.” Sounds about right [...]

Frisky Eats: 12 Twists On Classic Comfort Foods

Every once in a while, we all just want to curl up with a big vat of mac and cheese or bowl of fried chicken and be left alone to binge. Especially as the colder months roll in, best friends and Friday nights become more likely to be replaced by a comfort food feast, and [...]

I Would Last Roughly Two Seconds Before Biting Into This Chocolate Dress

Today I learned that there are dresses made of chocolate. Then I proceeded to pout because I’ve made it so many years in this life without knowing I could wear an edible skirt. Last week was Chocolate Week in the UK, and Caroline McCall was enlisted to put together this gem (a full-length view is [...]

Celebs Heart Lena Dunham’s Planned Parenthood T-Shirt (And You Can Too!)

Lena Dunham teamed up with Planned Parenthood on her book tour, and now they’ve created a special-edition shirt with Lena’s name on it to raise money for the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. All proceeds of the shirt will go towards the organization, and it’s release serves as great encouragement to show up at the polls for [...]

Joan Rivers’ Family Will File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Joan Rivers’ daughter Melissa plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the endoscopy clinic where she went into cardiac arrest during a procedure. Melissa “wants answers” about her mother’s death and is searching for closure. [MSNBC] Queen Latifah canceled her upcoming interview with Bill Cosby on her show due to allegations that he raped [...]

39 Years Later: Recasting “Rocky Horror” For A New Generation

My wife and I pulled out one of our annual Halloween rituals recently: we watched The Rocky Horror Picture Show. We both love the movie, and by love, I mean we will do the call backs and throw popcorn even if it’s just the two of us. We started talking about who we would cast if we were to remake the... Read More

North Dakota Is Effectively Banning Abortion

North Dakota banned the abortion pill, leaving few options left for abortion in the state. [Think Progress] Conservative pundit Dennis Prager said that rape is just “unwanted kisses” and rape culture is a “gargantuan lie.” [Salon] The uptick in violence in inner cities has to do with mass incarceration, not poverty and segregation. [The Atlantic] [...]

Hey, Dudes: Don’t Make These 10 Mistakes During A Divorce

Divorce is always a hot topic with celebs. Amber Rose filed for divorce from rapper/husband Wiz Khalifa, and news that Kris and Bruce Jenner’s divorce settlement came in at $60 million broke. The latter was described as amiable, one that didn’t even involve lawyers but business managers. The truth is, most divorces are never that clean [...]

“Friends” Surveyed Their Studio Audience About Whether They Thought Monica Geller Was A Skank

As a huge “Friends” fan who owns all of the seasons on DVD, trivia games and Central Perk memorabilia that’s ever been produced, I love how I’m still learning fun little tidbits about the show 20 years after it first premiered. Lisa Kudrow, who played my kindred spirit Phoebe Buffay on the show, guest starred [...]

31 Days of Halloween — Day 30, Synthetic Shadows

Cassandra Panek of Synthetic Shadows is a suburban Philadelphia based photographer and artist. During the month of October, Panek has been producing a fantastically awesome Halloween-themed portrait series. She has shared some selections from her series, as well as some thoughts on her process, with Persephone Magazine. Show More Summary

Funny Or Die’s Street Harassment Response And The Difference Between Men And Women In Public

Funny or Die made a response to Hollaback’s street harassment video and, of course, there are buzzkills all around. People who sympathize with women say it’s making light of a serious topic, while those who don’t sympathize are complaining that this isn’t what it’s really like for men. Of course it isn’t, it’s satire. I [...]

Starbucks’ Drag Commercial Is Delightful

Now that we’ve had pumpkin spice lattés for two months and the charm is wearing off (it’s not even Halloween yet, guys), people are finally starting to pipe down with the PSL talk and Starbucks is starting to pipe down with the PSL advertising. Which is great, because it made room for this ad! “RuPaul’s [...]

PM News: Amy Poehler Is Bringing Plaid Back In A Big Way

Amy Poehler is bringing plaid back in a big way. -The Frisky Taylor Swift is poised to make pop music history! -Newser No one understands the struggle of shopping for booties when you're short. -Bustle 14 celebs are rocking the shob, and yes, that's a thing now. Show More Summary

Prepping for NaNoWriMo: Who Are You People Anyway?

On Monday, in preparation for National Novel Writing Month, we attempted to write a very short synopsis of our story idea. However, some of us get ideas for characters before we know what’s going to happen to them. And that’s a great place to start! So let’s get to know the people in your story. Unless you’re doing some kind of... Read More

No One Tells You Your Period Is A Billion Times Worse After You Have Kids

One of the hardest days as a mom is the day your period comes back. It’s like the day your free HBO runs out. You lived the dream for a short time, had a taste of the magic, and now reality is knocking on your door in the form of a disgusting, bloody mess. Show More Summary

Life Dream Status: You Can Take Care Of Baby Elephants In Thailand

How’d you like to play with elephants for free? is allowing one lucky wildlife lover to get the dream-come-true chance to spend two weeks assisting with conservation work for endangered Asian Elephants in Thailand. The volunteer will visit elephant camps throughout the country and care for the critters hands-on while working on developing ethical businesses [...]

5 More Women Have Accused Jian Ghomeshi Of Assault

Five more women have come forward to accuse former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio host Jian Ghomeshi of abuse and harassment, which makes eight alleged victims in total. Ghomeshi has roundly denied the accusations, claiming that what he did was in fact not abuse but consensual BDSM, and that a jilted former partner had been conspiring [...]

News in Europe: Visit Kazakhstan!

Greetings, citizens, and let’s get straight to it. Before we head to Kazakhstan, let’s have a look at this week’s serious news. ISIS are under fire from US-led troops in the besieged town of Kobani on the Syrian-Turkish border. The Italian Navy have declared that they will continue their refugee rescue missions despite the Mare Nostrum programme being scrapped. The... Read More

Healthy Today: 44 Healthiest Companies To Work For In The U.S.

Wanna get healthy? Consider working at one of these 44 companies. -Greatist There’s a reason why your marriage proposal was rejected. -Bustle Take this quiz to see if your relationship with your ex is healthy. -Gurl The Men In Heels … More » Healthy Today: 44 Healthiest Companies To Work For In The U.S. Show More Summary

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