Archive: Jun 2009

SexReally Tries (& Fails) To Explain Why Nice Guys Finish Last

The second SexReally podcast by anti-hookup crusader Laura Sessions Stepp is online, this time looking into the subject of "Why Nice Guys Finish Last." Jorge from NYC told Sessions Stepp that he "stopped being nice" because he wasn't getting any girls and added, "I know guys who are a**holes because they…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 30, 2009

The Frisky TV: What Are These Beauty Products For?

From my dad to my boyfriend, I definitely wouldn't expect them to be able to use most of the beauty products I own, let alone understand my fashion choices. Knowing that the beauty measures women sometimes take often look like medieval torture to men, I decided to ask a few guys on the street to…
By: Deborah Findling / June 30, 2009

Rumor: Uniqlo Taking Over Gap?

It's no secret that the Gap has been struggling in recent years to keep up profits and keep the attention of buyers. The denim giant may be doing worse than we thought because rumors have begun circulating that Uniqlo is considering purchasing the business. While at first this takeover would seem unlikely (Uniqlo's presence i…
By: Leonora Epstein / June 30, 2009

You’ll Have To Wait A While To Pick Up Kate Gosselin’s Cookbook

According to Amazon, Kate Gosselin’s new book Love Is In The Mix: Making Meals Into Memories was supposed to be available on October 13. But now it looks like it’s going to be a little longer before anyone can snag a copy. It took seven days after Jon and Kate’…
By: Daniela Guernica / June 30, 2009

Crave: Cardboard Safari Trophy

We used to have neighbors who were big fans of game hunting. As a testament to their deep dedication to the slaughtering of large animals, their entire sitting room was plastered in mounted animal heads. It was terrifying. The sort of terrifying that makes you wary to knock on their door when you're selling gift…
By: Lily Q / June 30, 2009

Breaking The Ten Commandments In Dating

It's a rough and tumble world out there, especially when it comes to dating and relationships. Many of us as children were taught to follow the Ten Commandments, or some version of it, in order to ensure that we become good people or "Leave It To Beaver" neighbors. I can't remember them all off the…
By: Ali Jawin / June 30, 2009

Heath Ledger’s Post-Mortem Vanity Fair Cover

The August 2009 issue of Vanity Fair, which will hit newsstands tomorrow, went to print before Michael Jackson died. Coincidentally, another star who passed too soon, Heath Ledger, is on the cover. The cover story, “The Last of Heath,” details Ledger’s exhaustion, insomnia, custody battle, final movie role, and untimely death. Contributing editor…
By: Justine Fields / June 30, 2009

Miami Social, Will You Watch?

I have a confession to make. I've never been to South Beach. Gasp! I have been to Miami, if you count the airport. South Beach was on my list of places to visit until I watched a clip of Bravo's "Miami Social," which has turned me off from the tourist destination.
By: Annika Harris / June 30, 2009

Quick Pic: Johnny Depp Has Got Hungry Eyes

And we'd like to be his dessert! JD looked smokin' hot in a three-piece suit at the European premiere of his new flick, "Public Enemies." [London, 6/29/09]…
By: Simcha / June 30, 2009

“More Sex” Recommended For Everything That Ails A Man

Doesn't it always seem that for whatever may ail a man, the antidote is always more sex? Take men with "damaged sperm," for example. In a new study of 118 Australian men with damaged sperm — but really, what is damaged sperm? — doctors "found that having sex every day for a week…
By: Wendy Atterberry / June 30, 2009

Michael Jackson And Debbie Rowe Not The Birth Parents Of Their Three Kids

Yesterday, we told you that Michael Jackson was not the biological father of his children Michael Jr. and Paris since they were sperm-donor babes. Turns out, Debbie Rowe isn't the biological mother of the two kids she carried for the man in the mirror. All three children (including Prince Michael II)…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 30, 2009

BBC’s Hard News Reporting: Deranged Teens Obsessed With Japanese Fashion

According to the BBC, the newest fashion movement to capture the obsession of British teens is a Japanese style called manba, which involves this weird blackface situation and Kiss makeup. The youth culture is meant to be rebellious and anti-conformist, and places women as the higher sex. Naturally, manba is the package deal and come…
By: Leonora Epstein / June 30, 2009

Lisa Marie Calls Michael Jackson “A Passionate Lover”

When news of Michael Jackson's death spread around the world on Thursday, one of the people to take the news the hardest was his ex-wife, Lisa Marie Presley. In the Daily Mail today, longtime Jackson friend and confidant, J. Randy Taraborrelli, shares some intimate details of their short-lived marriage, including some TMI about…
By: Wendy Atterberry / June 30, 2009

“American Psycho” Author Loves The Hills

Who here has seen or read "American Psycho" by Bret Easton Ellis? Remember that scene when the main character (played by the ever-bangable Christian Bale) is running through the halls covered in blood, wielding a chainsaw in hot pursuit of another hooker he wants to kill? Okay, keep that imagine in mind when you read…
By: Lily Q / June 30, 2009

VH1 Gets Spicy

VH1 must be starting to think it’s the Spice network, because two of their just-picked-up shows star well-seasoned hip-hop veterans. Sandra Denton (you know her as Pepa of Salt-n-Pepa) and Rozanda Thomas (a.k.a Chilli from TLC) are each getting their own reality shows where they try to find the man of their dreams, a la…
By: Justine Fields / June 30, 2009

Venice Gets Its First Female Gondolier

Rowing a gondola through Venice's famed canals used to be a tradition passed from father to son. But not anymore! Twenty-three-year-old Giorgia Boscolo, mother of two, completed the 400 hours of classes required to become the first female gondolier in Italy's history. Not everyone is uncorking a bottle of vino, though; Boscolo's papa is a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 30, 2009

American Apparel Diversifies Its Offerings With Bedding

American Apparel has been a mecca of hipster clothes since it debuted more than 10 years ago. But how much longer can people continue to wear deep V-neck shirts, gold lamé leggings, and hot pants? The company seems to know that the demand for these products could wane, so they've been adding new items to…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 30, 2009
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