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Entries by Lori Fradkin from 08/2012

Olympic Tweets: What Women Are Saying On Twitter About The London 2012 Games

Posted 08.01.2012 | Women

Welcome to a very special edition of tweets of the week! Because the women of Twitter have been focused on the London games this week, we decided to d...

Kirsten Dunst, 'Bachelorette' Actress, Actually Does Know How To Be A Good Maid Of Honor

Posted 08.06.2012 | Weddings

In the new movie "Bachelorette," Kirsten Dunst plays Regan, a type-A maid of honor who thinks she -- and not her friend Becky (Rebel Wilson) -- should...

Twitter Friends: They've Never Met, But They Tweet All The Time

Posted 08.08.2012 | Women

If you spend a lot of time on Twitter and follow enough people, you may start to feel as if everybody knows everybody. You don't even know some of the...

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

Posted 08.09.2012 | Women

Here at HuffPost Women, we're not shy about our love of Ryan Gosling. Just last week, we covered the new "Feminist Ryan Gosling" book and included the...

David Rakoff's Death: Saying Goodbye To One Of My Favorite Writers

| Posted 08.12.2012 | Books

One of the things I loved about his writing was how a single observation, a single sentence, would make me stop and recognize just how good it was. It would stick with me.

Honest Toddler Didn't Fail Gymboree. Gymboree Failed Honest Toddler.

Posted 08.16.2012 | Parents

Earlier this week, Honest Toddler posted his first blog for HuffPost Parents. In the post, he apologized to his mom for a rough night. "In my defense,...

Best Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Are Saying On Twitter

Posted 08.17.2012 | Parents

Not all parents can build their kid a cardboard Millennium Falcon -- but it's certainly not necessary for inspiring a love of "Star Wars." Sometimes a...

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

Posted 08.17.2012 | Women

When HuffPost Books associate editor Zoe Triska wrote about her tendency to use the word "like" as conversation filler, she mentioned that Books edito...

'For A Good Time, Call ...' Writer Katie Anne Naylon On Phone Sex And Female Friendship

Posted 08.18.2012 | Women

Katie Anne Naylon wants you to know that her movie, "For A Good Time, Call...," is not about phone sex. It's about two women becoming friends, and pho...

Debra Messing Wants Parents To Write Post-It Notes To Their Kids

Posted 08.23.2012 | Parents

Over the years, actress Debra Messing has been caught on camera sharing sweet moments with her son, Roman Walker -- a kiss at the airport when he was ...

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

Posted 08.24.2012 | Women

Ben & Jerry's is known for its outrageous flavors: "What a Cluster" (peanut-butter ice cream with caramel cluster pieces, peanut butter and marshmallo...

Best Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Are Saying On Twitter

Posted 08.24.2012 | Parents

As kids prepare to come back to school, many parents are feeling sad, even sobbing in some cases. Others, however, cannot wait for summer vacation to ...

Grandpa Wastes No Time Teaching Baby About Texas Longhorn Football (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.27.2012 | Fifty

Jeffrey is a third generation Longhorn fan, so it was no surprise that when he left his five-and-a-half-month-old son with his parents for the night, his father decided to start the training early.

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

Posted 08.30.2012 | Women

We're always excited when Rookie, 16-year-old style blogger Tavi Gevinson's site for teen girls, runs a new "Ask a Grown Man" video. The series featur...

Leslye Headland, 'Bachelorette' Writer, Will Put Some Ketchup On Your Bridesmaid Dress And Eat It

Posted 08.30.2012 | Women

You know that scene in "Bridesmaids" when all the guests at the bridal shower get to take home a puppy? Even as Kristen Wiig's character, Annie, seeth...

Shulamith Firestone Dead: Feminist Writer Dies At 67

Posted 08.31.2012 | Women

NEW YORK — Writer Shulamith Firestone, who published her influential "The Dialectic of Sex" at age 25 and then retreated into isolation and ment...