Archive: Jan 2012

Bad-Boy Club Drug Could Be The Answer To Depression

Wow, I never thought I’d see the day: Special K is about to get a makeover! Remember the drug’s sleazy clubbing days in the ’90s? The highly-addictive drug, called ketamine, started off as…

The Stir | January 31, 2012 - 11:10 am

In Defense Of Katherine Heigl & The “America’s Sweetheart” Problem

Let’s get one thing straight: I am not a fan of Katherine Heigl movies and I probably won’t see her new film “One for the Money” unless I’m forced. But…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2012 - 11:00 am

Morning Quickies: Did Russell Brand Divorce Katy Perry Over Drugs?

Russell Brand may have divorced Katy Perry over drugs, sources tell Star magazine. “Katy runs with a really wild crowd,” a source says, including people who do cocaine. Russell…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2012 - 10:40 am

Win This! “Breaking Dawn” Blu-Ray/DVDs, Soundtracks & Signed Poster

We know many of our readers are diehard “Twilight Saga ” fans [Staffers too! I’m raising my hand! — Editor], so, in honor of the Blu-Ray/DVD release of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2012 - 10:30 am

Hero Of The Week: Virginia State Senator Janet Howell Attaches A Rectal Exam Amendment To Anti-Abortion Bill

You guys, meet Janet Howell, a Democratic Virginia State Senator who is my new hero. Howell was disgusted by a new bill that would require women to undergo an ultrasound…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2012 - 10:20 am

Fashion Week Internationale Visits Nigeria

Vice’s “Fashion Week Internationale” has been a fascinating series and its final installment — in Nigeria — is perhaps the most striking. The episode conflates the country’s fashion week with…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2012 - 9:40 am

Hair Dos: 8 Sexy Hairstyles From The SAG Awards And How To Get Them!

Yeah, yeah, yeah, the gowns on the red carpet of the Screen Actors Guild Awardswere pretty sweet, but the hair — the hair!!! — was even better. Intricate braids, messy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2012 - 9:00 am

Evening Quickies: Cynthia Nixon Clarifies Controversial “Gay Is A Choice” Comments

Cynthia Nixon from “Sex and the City” is clarifying her comments about how, for her, being gay is a choice by pointing out she was only speaking for her.

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

Woman Robs Liberty Tax Services Using Curling Iron

If you use your imagination, maybe it looked like a gun.
A woman and her son are on the run after they allegedly used a curling iron draped with a…

Huffington Post Weird News | January 30, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Three Canadians Convicted Of So-Called “Honor Killings”

Three Afghan-Canadians have been convicted of murdering three teenaged girls and their dad’s first wife in so-called “honor killings.” Two of the daughters were reportedly killed because they wanted…

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

Style Stealer: Emma Roberts’ Fabulous Florals

Celebrities didn’t really bring it, fashion-wise, to this year’s Sundance Film Festival. I usually love browsing the quirky cold-weather choices, but this year I saw mostly heavy black coats and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 30, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Check Out Who Dressed To Impress At The Directors Guild Of America Awards

We spent quite a bit of time dissecting the red carpet looks at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, but another award show occurred this past weekend too. Check out who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 30, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Afghan Woman Reportedly Killed For Bearing Baby Girl

Today in News That Makes You Want To Crawl Back Under The Covers: police in Afghanistan say a woman was reportedly strangled to death by her husband because she gave…

Jessica Wakeman | January 30, 2012 - 4:20 pm

January 30: What Are We Wearing Today?

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Let’s share! What did you do? I saw two excellent movies, “Shame” and “Pariah,” both of which were woefully overlooked by the Oscar committee.

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

What It Costs To Make Charlize Theron Look Good

This week’s issue of New York magazine features a fascinating look at the high cost of celebrity culture. One major money area of celebrity life? Awards shows, where…

Julie Gerstein | January 30, 2012 - 3:40 pm

New Research Suggests Cougars Have Shorter Life Spans

Consider yourself lucky, Demi Moore; you broke free from Ashton a healthier woman (just don’t smoke any more of those crazy herbs, girl). New research suggests that marrying a younger…

Tiffanie Drayton | January 30, 2012 - 3:20 pm

5 Frisky-Friendly Films That Debuted At The Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is not just a place for swag bags and celebs hanging out for the paparazzi on Main Street. Nope, it’s hard work for journalists and publicists…

Jenni Miller | January 30, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Honest Question: How Often Do You Wash Your Hair?

My blond hair shows even the slightest bit of oiliness at the roots, so I’m a little neurotic about having clean hair. And by “a little neurotic” I mean at…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 30, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Uggs Banned At One Middle School — But It’s Not Why You Think

Uggs: They are a fashion monster, and yet, many people swear by their comfort. But teens and pre-teens at one Philadelphia-area middle school won’t be allowed to wear them anymore,…

Julie Gerstein | January 30, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Campus Confidential: On Attending A Women-Only College

When I initially began the college application process, I had absolutely no interest in attending a single sex institution. In fact, I knew exactly what I wanted in a school.

Julie Zeilinger | January 30, 2012 - 2:00 pm
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