Archive: Apr 2012

Evening Quickies: It’s A Girl For Maggie Gyllenhaal!

Maggie Gyllenhaal gave birth to her second child, a baby girl named Gloria Ray, on April 19 in New York. Maggie and her husband Peter Sarsgaard also have a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Patrick Dempsey Pulls Teen From Flipped Car

Take that, Ryan Gosling. “Grey’s Anatomy” star Patrick Dempsey played the hero himself by pulling an injured teen from a flipped car, reports TMZ. The young driver apparently lost control…

Newser | April 30, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Judge Rules Texas Can’t Withhold Funding From Planned Parenthood

A federal judge ruled today that a new Texas law banning Planned Parenthood from receiving state funds through its Women’s Health Program — so targeted because it provides abortion…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2012 - 5:20 pm

The Good, The Bad & The Meh At The 2012 Comedy Awards

This weekend, politicians and D-list celebs like Caroline Manzo hobnobbed at “nerd prom” aka the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, but if I could have had my pick, I would have…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: CoverGirl Natureluxe Gloss Balm

I hereby commence the first-ever meeting of the Ladies Whose Lips Are So Thin We’re Afraid Of Wearing Lipstick support group! So far, Amelia and I are the only members,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2012 - 4:30 pm

7 Awesome Items From Isaay.com — Plus, Win A $500 Gift Card!

Hey laaaaaadiezzzzzz … spring has arrived, summer is just around the corner, and it’s time to add some fun, fabulous pieces to your warm weather wardrobe. The generous folks at chic online retailer…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2012 - 4:00 pm

“Knocked Up” Sequel Proves Dysfunctional Couples Are Funnier

We all know that couple. They bicker all the time. They seem totally mismatched, almost like they stumbled into a marriage and kids and still aren’t quite sure how they got there.

The Stir | April 30, 2012 - 3:50 pm

What Happens When Ex-Orthodox Jews Need To Learn How To Date?

Dating is hard enough. But what about dating when you’ve recently left an insular religious community that pretty much forbade interaction with the opposite sex?

Such is the…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Topshop Rips Off Independent Jewelry Designer

In yet another example of a big fashion chain “borrowing” ideas from an independent designer, Topshop recently rolled out a set of “punctuation rings” that look a hell of a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 30, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Batman Goatee Guy

Dear Batman Goatee Guy,

You are either a really serious Batman fan or have an excellent sense of humor or both. You’re handy with a razor and possess…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 30, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Liv Tyler In “Empire Records”

This past weekend, I watched the classic ’90s movie “Empire Records,” which follows a day in the life of an independent record store and all of its employees (indie records…

Julie Gerstein | April 30, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Jeans Really Do Look Good On Everyone

I love how Mr. Ed  coordinated his jeans with his bridle. [That’s So Ratchet] …

Ami Angelowicz | April 30, 2012 - 2:40 pm

DJ Dominic Dieter Tells Father To Have Daughter Raped To Make Her Straight

On air Friday, Cleveland radio personality DJ Dominic Dieter advised the father of a teen girl who was caught kissing another girl that he should have one of his friends…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2012 - 2:20 pm

10 Things I’ve Learned From Watching “Baggage” (Which Is A Real Show On GSN)

This morning, I was delighted to find out that “Baggage,” a show referenced on last night’s episode of “Girls” which I assumed to be fake because it sounds so amazingly…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2012 - 2:00 pm

The Kama Sutra Of Sleeping For Couples

Many a great sex life has been ruined by the cat block. Oh, the pernicious cat block! Cats: they are real bastards sometimes. [via Laughing Squid] …

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2012 - 1:40 pm

E! Announces A TV Show Based On “The Wizard Of Oz”

File this under really strange ideas for television shows: E! is developing a scripted drama inspired by the book Dorothy and The Wizard of Oz. “Dorothy” (as it’s currently titled)…

Ami Angelowicz | April 30, 2012 - 1:20 pm

The Top 10 Lies Men Tell Women

Earlier today, we brought you the top 10 lies women tell men. Now, because it’s National Honesty Day, we’ve got the top 10 lies men tell women. Women may be inclined…

The Frisky | April 30, 2012 - 1:00 pm

How Guys Fake Orgasms Remains A Mystery

According to a new study published in the Journal of Sex Research, 28 percent of  male college students admitted to faking orgasms during intercourse, oral sex and manual stimulation. The…

Ami Angelowicz | April 30, 2012 - 12:40 pm

The Good, The Bad & The Totally Meh At The 2012 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

This past weekend was the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and literally, like, anybody who’s ever been on TV was there. I mean, Caroline Manzo from “The Real Housewives of New…

Julie Gerstein | April 30, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Girl Talk: My First Date, At Age 33

At the age of 33, I went on my first date. 

I met the Brazilian at a nightclub a month before I was set to leave New York…

Melanie Hamlett | April 30, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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