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Friday News Bites: #Ferguson Updates, #ALSIceBucketChallenge + More

Goodness, it’s been quite the week for social justice, to understate it. Just when we thought the protesters vs. police  in Ferguson, Missouri, had finally calmed somewhat, law enforcement overreacted again. This and more, after theShow More Summary

Jennifer Lopez Says She’ll Get Married Again Because She Doesn’t “Whore Around”

“I would get married again. I like being in a relationship. I’m not one to like, whore around, and stuff like that—that’s not my thing.” Last night on “Chelsea Lately,” thrice-married Jennifer Lopez proclaimed that despite her shaky track record with the institute of matrimony, she foresees herself walking down the aisle again someday. Because [...]

5 Reasons “Orphan Black”‘s Tatiana Maslany Is The Best Even Without An Emmy Nomination

With the Emmy Awards coming up on Monday, we thought we’d pay tribute to Tatiany Maslany, who was clearly robbed of a nomination for her numerous clone roles in BBC America’s conspiracy thriller television series “Orphan Black.” Just renewed for a third season, the show has grown from cult status to a television audience favorite. [...]

What to Watch: The Simpsons Mega Marathon

“If a cow ever got the chance, he’d eat you and everyone you care about.” Yesterday,FXX began their ultimate Simpsons marathon — all the episodes, aired back to back in chronological order. 12 days. 25 seasons. 552 episodes. In October,...Show More Summary

9 Thoughts You Have When Your Crush Posts a Cute Selfie

This post is brought to you by our friends at Teen. It’s tough following your super-cute crush on social media. And it’s mainly because, every so often, you get bombarded with an unbelievably attractive selfie of him. And then the internal screams-slash-endless-staring begins. Show More Summary

Sir Patrick Stewart Takes The #ALSIceBucketChallenge To A Whole New Classy Level

Sir Patrick Stewart is a legend of the stage and screen, so of course he had his own approach to taking the #ALSIceBucketChallenge. But first, a drink! [Gothamist]

Party Favors: MAC Is Going Vintage Glam

MAC’s latest fashion collaboration is vintage and fabulous. -Refinery29 Admit it, one of the best parts of Boy Meets World was Shawn’s hair. -Bustle Sarah Jessica Parker debuts 2nd shoe line, SATC lovers rejoice. -StyleList There were some weird side effects of the Fifty Shades of Grey craze. Show More Summary

RIP Society: Oklahoma City Police Officer Arrested For Sexually Assaulting 7 Women

To protect and serve, huh? Oklahoma City police arrested fellow cop Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, yesterday for rape and sexual battery against seven Black women. Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill City said that an investigation by the sex crimes unit found Holtzclaw assaulted the women while on-duty between February and June of this year, according [...]

Yoga Can Sharpen Your Body AND Mind

Yoga can lead to increased brain function-The Frisky 11 amazing face scrubs you can make at home -Divine Caroline Contaminated nut butters spark nationwide recall -Eater 24 questions to ask on a first date -HuffPo Women This weird arm-balance...Show More Summary

An Answer or a Question?

A routine task at work leads to the possible solving of a personal mystery. [TW for heart surgery and parental death] A few months ago, I started a new job: instructional design. I get to create online courses for a small, local career college. It’s basically my dream job. Brief overview of the job: I start with the syllabus set... Read More

Black Actress Octavia Spencer Is “Red Band Society”‘s Resident “Scary Bitch”

Having already seen “The Fault In Our Stars” and “Glee,” I don’t think I’ll be tuning in for Fox’s “Red Band Society,” a new dramedy produced by Steven Spielberg about teenagers living in a hospital. But it’s come to my attention that on a promotional ad for the show, which debuts September 17th, the Oscar-winning [...]

Nick Offerman Reciting Reddit “Shower Thoughts” Will Help You Get Your Philosophy On

Nick Offerman, who brings us the beloved Ron Swanson on “Parks And Recreation,” teamed up with Mashable to read some of the most brilliant tidbits from the subreddit r/ShowerThoughts and raise money for charity: water. Watch and expand your mind. The shower is, after all, the place where we come up with our most (useless) profound thoughts. [...]

Couple Forgets to Mention ALS During Ice Bucket Challenge Video, But It’s Okay Because They Just Did It To Get Engaged

I don’t know about you, but I’ve just about had ENOUGH of the Ice Bucket Challenge. More » Couple Forgets to Mention ALS During Ice Bucket Challenge Video, But It’s Okay Because They Just Did It To Get Engaged is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..

What I Watched Last Night: The Birdcage

I decided to pay tribute to Robin Williams by watching one of his classics (that happened to be available on Netflix). Honestly, I wasn’t sure how this film would hold up. I remembered it being hilarious, but things different now from when it was released in 1996 and what is acceptable as far as the caricatures and stereotypes regarding gay... Read More

Kim Kardashian Is “Waist Training” Now

Nope, not weight training … waist training. Kim Kardashian posted the above Instagram selfie, in which she’s wearing a contraption similar to a corset, but expressly for the purpose of narrowing the waist permanently. It seems Kim doesn’t think her figure is hourglass enough, so she’s going to extreme measures to get results. I find [...]

Study: “Fifty Shades” Readers Are Slutty Binge Drinkers With Eating Disorders & Abusive Partners

Today in Things That Make Me Want To Scream “CORRELATION DOES NOT EQUAL CAUSATION!” And Beat My Head Against The Wall: Last year, a study out of Michigan State University found that the erotic BDSM trilogy Fifty Shades Of Grey “perpetuates” abusive relationships. Now, another study from the same professor at MSU claims young women who read [...]

“Dating Naked”‘s Jessie Nizewitz Sues Because The Reality Show Aired Her Uncensored Vag

When you agree to go on a show like VH1?s “Dating Naked,” you’re obviously agreeing to be, well, naked on camera. But New York model Jessie Nizewitz, who appeared in the July 31 episode of the show, is suing the cable network to the tune of $10 million for airing footage that she says shows [...]

Girl Talk: Unemployed And Unemployable

My life three years ago is sometimes incomprehensible to me. Retrospectively, it’s so absurd that it’s hard to believe that the things that happened happened, or that I tolerated some of the things that happened, or that I actively participated in some of the things that happened. Enough mystery. When Jessica’s article about the time [...]

Pageant Mom Feeds Her Daughter Tapeworms To Slim Her Down For Beauty Pageant

Today in terrifying parenting: on an upcoming episode of “Untold Stories of the ER,” we hear the tale of a Florida pageant mom who fed her teenage daughter tapeworm eggs to help her lose weight for an upcoming competition. When the girl arrived at the hospital with a bloated stomach and severe pain, the nurses [...]

Somebody Take Me To A Kitten-Themed Wedding

Happily Wedding, a wedding planning company in California, has opened up a whole new market — cat weddings. In case kitten-themed seating arrangements, feline cake toppers, the “glitter box,” and stationery marked “Furrever” wasn’t enough to make the perfect wedding day for cat-loving couple Kiera and Zach, they were then treated to the surprise arrival of [...]

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