Topic: Lucille Ball

Gallery: Funny Women Who Have Posed In Their Underwear

Gallery: Funny Women Who Have Posed In Their Underwear

Earlier today on our sister site Crushable, I wondered aloud what, exactly, is so bad about a female comedian (most recently Abby Elliot) deciding to show another side of herself by posing in lingerie for a magazine. Lots of female comedians have done this, yet somehow managed not to transform into one-sided femme-bots who exist solely for men’s sexual pleasure. Even Tina Fey‘s done it! More »

Friday Style Icon: Lucille Ball As Lucy Ricardo From I Love Lucy

Friday Style Icon: Lucille Ball As Lucy Ricardo From I Love Lucy

What can you say about Lucille Ball other than the obvious: that she fucking ruled? Well, you can say she looked pretty fresh in house dresses, polka dots, contrasting collars and kitten-heeled slingbacks. Also, she was waaaaaay ahead of the game on fashion turbans. Let’s get some some retro inspiration, I Love Lucy style. …Also: I’m super sorry that the theme song is now stuck in your head, like it’s been stuck in mine. More »

LIFE Magazine Releases Never-Before-Published Photos Of Lucille Ball

LIFE Magazine Releases Never-Before-Published Photos Of Lucille Ball

Happy one hundredth birthday, Lucille Ball! Won’t you have some cake? Oh wait, you’re a hilarious ginger-haired angel now, and you only eat the laughter of little girls. Sorry, forgot.

Anyway, tomorrow would have been Lucille Ball’s one hundredth birthday, if she were still alive. To commemorate this fact, LIFE Magazine has released a bunch of never-before-published photos of her for our enjoyment. We typically remember her as the rubber-faced funny lady who made generations of us pee our pants with her shenanigans on I Love Lucy, but she could also be really, really sexy when she wanted to. Here’s a selection of my favorite photos. More »