Tag Archives: The Stig

Day 21, Part Two: “I Wasn’t Blinded By Your Cleavage”

Well… What with PostSecret having a Cosmo-related postcard, and Jezebel writing  a response to one of Cosmo’s online articles, ERRBODY  BE GETTIN’ UP IN MY GRILL. My classy, classy grill. Okay, enough silly pictures. For the most part, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Day 20, Part One: Eyeshadow and eyeliner, school-spirit style

It is the much-promised makeup time! Today, I attempted to re-create the look featured on page 235 of the “Fall’s Sexiest Makeup” spread. Here’s how it looked in the magazine: And here’s how it looked in real life: I had … Continue reading

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Day 17, Part One: The Menz, They is So Crabby

I have a strong temper. So does the Stig. But miraculously enough, we both have the magical ability to control our tempers, so either of us aren’t stuck explaining to our RA why the ceiling has collapsed and why there’s so … Continue reading

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Day 16, Part One: LOOK WHAT I HAVE!

My order from Macy’s came through. I got some more Cosmo-worthy makeup to experiment with, and I’ll be doing some more beauty posts over the weekend. I got the hideous zebra bag for free. Yippy Skippy. I will be responding … Continue reading

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Day 15, Part Two: I am Quizzproof

The last bit of content in the October Cosmo is the quiz “Do You Bend Over Backward for Your Guy?” (page 268) Since I can’t keep the FAIL all to myself, I figured I’d share it: Your man leaves the … Continue reading

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Day 14, Part Two: Cosmo’s resident “Guy Expert” makes an effort, fails miserably

So, Cosmo has this column called “Ask Him Anything” (Love&Lust, page 166-7), written by Ky Henderson. And unlike the rest of Cosmo’s “advice”, he says things that (usually) make sense. However, he kind of misses the boat on this one: … Continue reading

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Day 14, Part 1.5: A braver man than I (or even the Stig)

At the start of this project, I stated that I wasn’t going to try anything with the Cosmo seal of approval that would interfere with my school work, or cause physical or emotional harm to The Stig and I. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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