Archive: Sep 2009

Quick Pic: Get Your Claws Into Some Fast Food

Fast food and acrylic nails — two things that aren’t doing women any favors. [Offbeat Earth via BuzzFeed] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 28, 2009 - 5:45 pm

What The Hell Is “Rape-Rape”?

We’ve already posted about Roman Polanski being arrested this weekend for that decades-old “sex with a minor” conviction, but after watching the ladies of “The View” argue over the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 28, 2009 - 5:15 pm

11 Years Old And Out Of The Closet: The Trouble With Gay Middle Schoolers

We’re not just the first generation to elect a black president—some say we’re also the first generation in which gay teenagers feel safe coming out to their parents and classmates.

Jessica Wakeman | September 28, 2009 - 4:45 pm

The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: Bordeaux Sep. 28th 2009

Camel and gray is the most sophisticated color combination for fall, just ask Derek Lam and Michael Kors, who both showed it on the fall runway. Heading out to meet…

Caragh Johnson | September 28, 2009 - 4:15 pm

Eww, “Mad Men,” Eww

“Mad Men” has been a lil’ up and down for me this season, with some serious highs — the “everyone has a talent” episode! — and lows — slowwwwww…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 28, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Hey, Strippers And Whores Can Write, Too!

The Canadian literary scene lost one of it’s stars last week, when author Nelly Arcan was found dead, allegedly by suicide, at her apartment in Montreal. Arcan wasn’t just any…

Jessica Wakeman | September 28, 2009 - 3:59 pm

Smelly Germans And Lazy Laddies Top The List Of Worst Lovers

According to a survey of 15,000 women, German men are considered the worst lovers in bed, thanks to poor hygiene, while “lazy” Englishmen and “too quick to finish” Swedes came…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 28, 2009 - 3:45 pm

How Much Do Famous Folks Get Paid For Their Wedding Photos?

Cha-ching. Word on the street is that Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom banked $300K selling the exclusive rights to their wedding photos to OK! Magazine. That’s not too shabby for…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | September 28, 2009 - 3:30 pm

The Return Of Men’s Earrings?

OK, so if you think about hippie ear plugs and rapper swag style, man jewelry hasn’t really gone anywhere. (Mewelry? Guylery? Man bling? Mling? But we digress …)

According…

Leonora Epstein | September 28, 2009 - 3:15 pm

What Do You Have To Atone For This Yom Kippur?

Happy Yom Kippur! Today is the Jewish Day of Atonement and while some of us are members of the tribe (Simcha, Kate), others of us are not, but still consider…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 28, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Jeans To Go With Your Motorcycle Boots

I think we can all agree that we’re so over the $300 price tag that certain denim companies shamelessly attach to plain old jeans. Not that we wouldn’t pay a…

Erin Flaherty | September 28, 2009 - 2:45 pm

Would You Like Some Prostitution With Your Espresso?

At Grab-n-Go Espresso, a coffee shop featuring bikini-clad barristas in Everett, Washington, customers were allegedly getting way more than coffee and doughnuts. Before we go any further, does anyone else…

Ami Angelowicz | September 28, 2009 - 2:31 pm

(Another) Quote of the Day: Ann Curry Knows Politics

“… the first black — but actually multiracial — president. I mean, to be honest with you, he’s a multiracial president.”Ann Curry on “Today” this morning speaking about President…

Wendy Atterberry | September 28, 2009 - 2:30 pm

365 Days In Paris: Present Tense

Third date with Mr. Cupid. We were sitting in a bar in Belleville, where I had dragged him to my friend’s spoken word song night. (Yeah. I know. Long story.)…

Leonora Epstein | September 28, 2009 - 2:00 pm

How Often Do You Wash Your Hair?

This weekend a friend told me that she washes her hair almost every single day, and I was kind of stunned. I started making the calculations: If you wash and…

Erin Flaherty | September 28, 2009 - 1:45 pm

Should Roman Polanski Have Been Arrested For A Crime That Happened 32 Years Ago?

In 1977, director Roman Polanski was at Jack Nicholson’s house in Hollywood during a photo shoot. He met a young model named Samantha Geimer, who was only 13 at the…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | September 28, 2009 - 1:30 pm

What’s Fair Punishment For Lying About Rape?

The Hofstra University freshman who lied about a gang rape and sent four innocent young men to jail won’t spend any time behind bars herself. Last week, a prosecutor opted…

Jessica Wakeman | September 28, 2009 - 1:15 pm
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