Archive: May 2009

Branding HIV-Positive People?

Swaziland parliament member Timothy Myeni recently had a lightbulb zinger of an idea to solve his country’s HIV/AIDS problem. He wanted to brand all HIV-positive people on the butt(ox), so…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Quick Pic: Are Brody Jenner & Kristin Cavallari Back Together?

Yes, but just for the cameras. The exes and new “Hills” castmates filmed a commercial for AT&T. [Beverly Hills, 5/28/09] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

The Boyfriend Experience

By now, you’ve probably heard of “The Girlfriend Experience,” Steven Soderbergh’s new movie about a high-end call girl who charges $2,000 for the privilege of letting guys pretend…

Susannah Breslin |

Bodysuits For Men Are Hardly Stunning

Um, no. Hunkwear.com, whose tagline is “You deserve the best,” sells stuff for men that I would hope my mythical future boyfriend would never wear, but these “Stunner Bodysuits” are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Bristol Palin Was Offered A Car To Break Up With Levi

When I was in high school, I dated a guy that my parents absolutely hated. They didn’t even call him by his name—instead they called him, er, anyway—and they begged…

Nikki Dowling |

Quickies!: Rihanna May Testify In Chris Brown’s Trial

Rihanna will attend Chris Brown’s next hearing on June 22nd, and will testify if asked to do so. [Us Magazine]
Freddie Prinze Jr. has returned from outer-space and will join…

Carrie Wasterlain |

Don’t Miss Feministing’s Five Year Anniversary Party

Sigh. We remember back when Feministing was just Jessica Valenti’s small third wave feminist blog with a couple of her friends. But now one of our favorite blogs rolls nine…

Jessica Wakeman |

Why It Pays For Pilots To Get Divorced

As if there weren’t enough reasons to get divorced already, several crafty Continental Airline pilots have found yet another golden one – big money! Evidently, a loophole in a law…

Ami Angelowicz |

Will Sonia Sotomayor Be Pro-Choice? Looks Like Maybe Not.

We think it’s pretty dope that Sonia Sotomayor, Obama’s pick for Supreme Court justice, is (a) a lady and (b) could the first person of Hispanic descent to don Supreme…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Quaint They Ain’t: Inside The Homes Of The Real Housewives Of New Jersey

The “Real Housewives of New Jersey” strike again—this time in the New York Times Styles section. NYT visited some of the ladies to talk about their homes (and by homes,…

Nina Carbone |

Are You Ready For “The Tiny And Toya Show”?

Do the names of Tameka Cottle and Antonia Carter sound familiar? Maybe not, but you definitely know the men in their lives: rappers T.I and Lil’ Wayne respectively. Cottle, known…

Zandile Blay |

Virginia Is For Frowners

People with ugly driver’s license photos, the state of Virginia feels your pain. The Department of Motor Vehicles in Virginia banned smiles—yes, smiles—and ordered all new photo-takers to make a…

Jessica Wakeman |

Quick Pic: Is Nicole Kidman Pregnant?

Or did she just eat something? [NYC, 5/27/09] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Rihanna Is Kanye’s New Candy Girl

Rihanna stars in Kanye West’s video for “Paranoid.” Why is she appearing in a music video for a song she doesn’t even sing on? We have a few…

Catherine Strawn |

For People Who Are Blind, Looks Still Matter

Have you ever wondered if people who are blind can experience “love at first sight” without being able to see? Well, Damon Rose, who is blind, writes in an article…

Catherine Strawn |

Diva Kate Gosselin Puts J. Lo Out Of Work

Kate Gosselin’s been on nine magazine covers in the last month alone, her show premiere had almost 10 million viewers, and her long-in-front-party-in-the-back hair style is the hottest ‘do since…

Robyn Moreno |

Crave: DiorShow Waterproof Mascara

If you’re craving something couture but aren’t willing to empty your savings, try DiorShow mascara. The mascara comes in three seductive colors, is encased in a gorgeous tube, and costs…

Carrie Wasterlain |

20-Year-Old Lila Rose Emerges As Anti-Abortion Crusader

After using clandestine tactics to investigate Planned Parenthood, Lila Rose, 20, has become known as an anti-abortion crusader. She staged her own sting at the clinics to prove her claim…

Annika Harris |
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