Archive: Aug 2009

The Futuristic, Fashionable Version Of Crocs

Architect Zaha Hadid is known for designing notable buildings and structures around the world, but lately she’s had an interest in fashion. Hadid created the container for Chanel Mobile Art,…

Catherine Strawn | August 30, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Doin’ It With Dr. V: Love Hurts & Sex Bruises

This week I got a letter from a lady who is learning that love may hurt, but sex can leave a bruise: “I met a guy who’s shaping up to

Dr. V | August 30, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Five Acceptable First Date Lies

Meredith Goldstein, the relationship columnist over at the Boston Globe, recently received a letter from a guy (whom we shall refer to as “Guy”) caught up in a lie-induced love… | August 30, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Polite (and Effective) Ways To Silence A Chatty Cathy

Thank goodness for caller ID. It’s saved me many a time from having to suffer through a three-hour conversation with my aunt Judy (or “Jawdy,” as I call her). Don’t… | August 30, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Oops! We Missed National Go-Topless Day!

Embedded video from CNN VideoWe’re not exactly sure how we missed it, but apparently last Sunday was “National Go-Topless Day.” Groups of women gathered in New York City, Venice Beach,…

Nikki Dowling | August 30, 2009 - 1:00 pm

The French Make Mail Smell Good With Chocolate-Scented Stamps

The French have every right to be proud of their national cuisine, and have no problems boasting of its glory. So much so that the country’s post office has just…

Leonora Epstein | August 30, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Quote Of The Day: Alexander Wang Hearts Zack Morris

“Marc Jacobs and Tom Ford would always talk about how they’re ’70s kids. And now, I’m thinking about how I’m really a ’90s kid. My ideas come from things that…

Zandile Blay | August 30, 2009 - 11:00 am

Five Fashion Splurges To Indulge (And Five To Skimp On)

Fall is rolling around and we’ve begun to seriously consider revamping our wardrobes. We will, of course, need a few new items and have to do the requisite closet cleaning.

Lily Q | August 29, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Cooking With Dishwashers And Coffeepots Brings Dorm Room Cuisine To A New Low

For those who live in cities, cramped quarters necessitate some creative maneuvering in the kitchen. Especially if you don’t have one. Over at gadget blog Gizmodo, one writer has taken…

Leonora Epstein | August 29, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Open Marriage Benefit: A Three-Parent Household

Sometimes I forget things. I don’t mean my keys or why I went into the kitchen, although I forget those too. I mean I forget bigger things. I forget to… | August 29, 2009 - 4:00 pm

The Science Of Harry Potter And Other College Classes You Wish You Could Take

All around the country, you can hear the sound of college students hitting bookstores with new reading lists and buying mini-fridges in which they will store zero food and a…

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 29, 2009 - 3:00 pm

The Little-Known Roles Of Ten Big Time Celebs

Isn’t it strange watching celebrities in movies made before they got famous? Think of young Leonardo DiCaprio in “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”—who could’ve predicted he’d one day freeze to death… | August 29, 2009 - 2:00 pm

OMG Cute: Puppies Dressed As Cats!

Conan O’Brien continues to prove why he was the best choice to replace Jay Leno. [via Buzzfeed]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 29, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Quote Of The Day: Natalie Portman Likes To Get Crunk

“I’ve mostly been listening to dirty rap lately. That’s sort of my scene. Really, really obscene hip-hop. I love it so much. It makes me laugh and then it makes…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 29, 2009 - 11:00 am

RIP: Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein

Adam Goldstein, aka DJ AM, one of Hollywood’s (and the country’s) most loved DJs, was found dead in his New York apartment yesterday. He was 36. Almost one year ago,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 29, 2009 - 10:40 am

Quickies!: Nick Jonas Wants To Be Your Commander In Chief & Naked Man Hijacks Bus

Nick Jonas says he’s always wanted to be president. [U.S. News] — I’m not even thinking about the year 2040 yet.
Kelly Osbourne has revealed her past Vicodin addiction in…

Annika Harris | August 28, 2009 - 9:00 pm

The Friday Roundup: It Happened This Week On The Frisky

Man, this week was a downer! Senator Ted Kennedy, a champion of women’s rights, passed away. Chris Brown avoided jail time for beating the crap out of Rihanna. Someone thought…

Jessica Wakeman | August 28, 2009 - 8:50 pm
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