Archive: Aug 2010

Boob Tube: Must-See TV For The Week Of August 30, 2010

It’s the week before Labor Day, which means we are pretty much in the television wasteland before new fall shows start. But, alas, there are some great things to tide…

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 30, 2010 - 7:00 pm

The Celebrity Vegan Brigade

Ami Angelowicz | August 30, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Yummy Gummi Bear Rug

As a candy, we think gummi bears are just OK. But as an artistic medium, well, they really shine. Chinese American artist YaYa Chou employs the chewy, gummy creations to…

Julie Gerstein | August 30, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Where Are The Ladies At? 18 Reasons Your Company Might Be A Sausagefest

For those of us interested in gender parity in the workplace, it was a crazy weekend. On Saturday, a blog on The Wall Street Journal’s website published a piece about…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2010 - 6:15 pm

50 Cent Is An Inspiration To Women Everywhere

Thank you, Fiddy … just thank you for that. Now I will follow you on Twitter so I can learn more about how to navigate through this world as a…

Ami Angelowicz | August 30, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’m Depressed, So I Want To Cheat On My Wife”

I am a 41-year-old professional man married to a beautiful woman. For the past few years I have felt that there has to be more to life than what I’ve…

Wendy Atterberry | August 30, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Urban Outfitters Probably Doesn’t Realize This T-Shirt Makes You Look Easy

There is a huge difference in French between “merci beaucoup” (thank you very much) and “merci beau coup.” We’re not sure if Urban Outfitters realized this when they decided to…

Leonora Epstein | August 30, 2010 - 5:30 pm

15 Life Tips From Readers

Last week I posted nine “life tips” I plan to pass down to any potential kids I may have some day. You readers commented with some of your own tips—which…

Wendy Atterberry | August 30, 2010 - 5:20 pm

What Do Blake Lively And “Teen Witch” Have In Common?

I will preface everything I am about to say with a request: please don’t make fun. OK, now that we got that out of the way, I am still obsessed…

Ami Angelowicz | August 30, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Money 101: 4 Secrets For Financing Grad School

“Don’t you have a daddy?” the professor sitting across from me asked. I smiled a little. Was he was joking? Or hitting on me? Nope, he was serious and thought…

Amelia Timbers | August 30, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Rabbit Hopping Competitions Are A Real Thing

While you were off watching the World Cup and this summer’s baseball playoffs, the Most Important Sports Competition of Our Times was taking place: the 2010 Danish Rabbit Hopping Championships.

Julie Gerstein | August 30, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Would You Wear Gaultier’s Pointy-Boobed Design For La Perla?

The problem with deciding to “spice things up in the bedroom” is that once you start adding new props and costumes, you quickly run through a hackneyed repertoire—doctor, nurse, crotchless…

Leonora Epstein | August 30, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Snooki’s New Boyfriend Wants To Propose. Run, Snooki, Run!

We wanted to believe that Snooki’s new boyfriend, Jeff Miranda, was for real. We truly wanted him to adore our favorite pouf-wearing pickle-eater and not just be into her to…

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 30, 2010 - 4:20 pm

“Like Mom, Like Dad” And Totally Awesome

First, there was “My Parents Were Awesome,” celebrating rad pictures of your parents looking cool when they were younger. Now comes a new nostalgia site celebrating and honoring the cool…

Julie Gerstein | August 30, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Quotable: Kim Kardashian Just Wants A Nice, Normal Armenian Guy

“[My mother is] trying to come up with all these names in Hollywood, and I’m like, ‘Just get me out of here. I want a normal Armenian boy.'”


Ami Angelowicz | August 30, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Lanvin’s “Marry Me!” Fragrance Skips Subtle Marketing Tactics

You can thank the “Mad Men” episode about Pond’s Cold Cream for reminding us of an era when advertising appealed directly to a stereotyped female psyche. As Freddy says about…

Leonora Epstein | August 30, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Watch How You Install That Home Stripper Pole

This isn’t the first stripper pole fail we’ve seen, and we’re pretty sure this won’t be the last. Here’s the thing about stripper poles. Either make sure you…

Susannah Breslin | August 30, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Dear Wendy Updates: “Pregnant And Terrified” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing…

Wendy Atterberry | August 30, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Cosmopolitan Magazine Thinks You Eat Like A Pig

The Cut picks this Cosmopolitan image as its “Best Story Illustration” from the August fashion magazines, but we beg to differ. Sure, the piglets are cute, but a girl eating

Susannah Breslin | August 30, 2010 - 3:20 pm
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