Mooncup, a UK brand of menstrual cups, has released a new ad (a "Love Your Vagina production") in which Team Mooncup enters a rap battle against Team Tampon... in the ladies' room, naturally. Sound silly? It is. But it's also super funny. And informative! How much do you actually know about menstrual cups?? Check it out after the jump.
"It is my great pleasure to address you all today in my final act as Secretary of State. It has been an honor to serve our wonderful country, and I will look back on what we accomplished these past four years with pride. While at this time it may be tempting to slip into regret over our opportunities missed, challenges unmet, or tasks undone, I refuse to descend into hopelessness and despair. Because the truth is, my friends and colleagues: that shit ain’t my problem anymore!"
Women who write or post videos online don't just get lots of clicks or likes. They also get plenty of rude, sexist, harassing comments about everything from their bodies to their audience's masturbation preferences. Gross! The ladies of Cracked.com have taken to a new video to tell these commenters exactly why what they're doing is wrong. Check it out after the jump.
by Susie Moloney
Conan O'Brien recently interviewed comedian and actress Retta, best known for her role as Donna Meagle on the Amy Poehler sit-com Parks and Recreation. In the following clip, Retta tells a story about strangers stereotyping her by assuming she listens to rap or R&B music, when in fact she prefers classical and opera. The story is hilarious, and Retta even shows off her mad operatic singing skills.
On a recent episode of Conan O'Brien's late-night show, the host interviewed funny lady Kristen Schaal, who talked about her participation in a high school teen pregnancy outreach drama program (yep!), teen dudes, her many crushes, her freakishly good memory, and other blasts from her past. She also wears a really great dress. Check it out after the jump.
A new YouTube video and song from Tangerine Kitty details all the many, many, MANY dumb ways there are to die. Among them: poking a bear with a stick, using your private parts as piranha bait, getting your toast out with a fork, and teaching yourself how to fly. Dumb, indeed! But with adorable animation and a catchy tune, you'll find yourself singing along.
A new video from AVbyte, purveyors of YouTube musicals, is a send-up of the news that Disney had purchased George Lucas' Lucasfilm for $4 billion. In the video, the DIsney princesses -- Cinderella, Belle, Ariel, Snow White, and Aurora -- welcome Princess Leia to the Disney family. As the princesses tell Leia, "A princess must be kind / A princess must be sweet / With elegance refined / You must refuse to ever eat."
On last night's episode of the Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert interviewed Lilly Ledbetter, the namesake of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which was signed into law by President Obama in 2009. Colbert and Ledbetter discussed her new book, Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond, and how Ledbetter came to realize she was making less than her male peers.
Hey ladies, comedian-singer Nikki Muller recommends you get back to your retro domestic roots: Earn your MRS! Bake to your heart's content! Let a man earn for you! But she's not serious. In her latest YouTube video, Muller sends up our "nostalgia for the simpler days," when things were considerably worse for women. Heed her warning, and don't get dragged back into a cave.
By Yael Kohen
A new video created by the women of the George Washington University varsity lacrosse team is a take on PSY's Gangnam Style, and it's very... energetic! Watch these women celebrate their athleticism and love of pop culture as they sing (ok, lip synch), dance, and even do a little tumbling, after the jump. It looks like they had fun, that is for sure.