Archive: Oct 2012

6 Accomplished Women Who Don’t Want To Be Called Feminists

Six accomplished women who don’t want to be called feminists. [The Jane Dough]
A feminist guide to horror movies (two different takes!). [Ms. Magazine, Bitch Magazine]

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Chad Kroeger Responds To Deryk Whibley’s Chavril Costume

Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger took to Twitter to respond to Deryk Whibley’s Chavril Halloween costume. Well played, Chad. Your move, Deryk! This battle of the douchebags is getting exciting!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 29, 2012 - 5:20 pm

The Good, The Bad & The Totally Meh: The LACMA Art + Film Gala

I think the LACMA Art + Film Gala is the West Coast’s version of the CFDA Awards — everybody looks totally flawless, and they’re all wearing fashions that are sort…

Julie Gerstein | October 29, 2012 - 5:00 pm

The 9 Most Unintentionally Scary Movies

It’s happened to all of us: you go to a movie expecting a thoughtful drama or lighthearted romp.  No one warned you — it was all a sick trick to expose…

Next Movie | October 29, 2012 - 4:50 pm

Gwen Stefani Pulls A Sue Ellen Mischke

As hard as I tried to write something original about this outfit Gwen Stefani wore to the Vogue CFDA Fashion Fund show, I finally realized that like so many situations…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 29, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Sunday Night Boob Tube Bonanza: Meeting Mama Clark, Closing In On Dexter & Wearing Brody Down

I feel sort of sorry for “Dexter” and “Revenge.” Compared to the mind-blowing awesomeness that is “Homeland,” these two otherwise fantastic shows are kinda limping behind. Don’t get me wrong,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 29, 2012 - 4:20 pm

13 Frankenstorm-Appropriate Halloween Costumes

Hurricane Sandy who? Frankenstorm what? Eighty-five MPH winds and flash floods aren’t going to stop Halloween from coming. We just have to adapt. Here are some water-worthy costumes appropriate for…

Ami Angelowicz | October 29, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Ancient Winged Penises Unearthed

According to the journal Britannia, along with other ancient Roman artifacts like coins, brooches, Kama Sutra knife handles and phallic, gold pendants, amateurs using metal detectors unearthed these winged penises.

Ami Angelowicz | October 29, 2012 - 3:40 pm

We Don’t Want To Break Up, We’re Just Ovulating

A new study done at UCLA explored women’s changes in behavior toward their mates during ovulation. As you may guess, it was erratic, because lots of bizarre things happen to…

Ami Angelowicz | October 29, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Epic Battle: Baby Cheetahs Vs. Pumpkin!

Got a case of the homebound-by-the-hurricane Mondays? Not anymore, you don’t! This adorable baby cheetah and his friends are here to cute up the joint as they come face-to-face with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 29, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Connie Britton Pens Op-Ed On Romney’s Use Of “Clear Eyes, Full Hearts”

“Dillon is a classic American town filled with hard-working, middle-class Americans, who just want to lead productive, healthy lives. And the women we represented on the show — the women…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney … For The Zombie Apocalypse

Joss Whedon is probably best known for creating “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Angel” and “The Avengers.” He’s also an ardent supporter of the zombie apocalypse, whether it be the fast…

Julie Gerstein | October 29, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Girl Talk: My Awkward Sober Sex Life

This is how it begins. He asks me to stand before him in my lace underwear, high heels, hose and bra. He sits in a chair and watches closely as…

Rebecca Parker | October 29, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Send Us Pics Of Your Halloween Costumes!

We know you spent all weekend stumbling around dressed like Zombie Honey Boo Boo — and we want to see pics! We’re collecting our readers’ best costumes for a big…

The Frisky | October 29, 2012 - 1:40 pm

The Ultimate Hurricane Sandy Playlist

If you’re in the path of Hurricane Sandy and are hunkering down at home, you’re going to need some tunes. I’ve put together this handy Hurricane playlist, filled with songs…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 29, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Is Dita Von Teese Correct That Men Like Watching Women “Get Ready”?

Last week, burlesque star Dita Von Teese had me scratching my head at something she said in an interview with Into The Gloss. Dita, who is publishing an offbeat beauty…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2012 - 1:00 pm

“Long Island Medium” Channels Legendary Skater Harold Hunter

Well, this is weird: “Long Island Medium” Theresa Caputo wandered into a New York City skate shop on last night’s episode and channeled skateboarding legend — and “Kids” star –…

Julie Gerstein | October 29, 2012 - 12:40 pm

What Is Kim Kardashian Dressed As For Halloween?

Kim Kardashian showed up to the Midori Green party in NYC on Saturday night (with Kanye West in tow, natch), decked out in a beguiling costume. Care to take a…

Julie Gerstein | October 29, 2012 - 12:20 pm

The Soapbox: On Disney’s First Latina Princess

“Disney is releasing a Latina princess soon, mija,” I declared to my daughter as we drove away from her school and on our way to pick up her dad. “Good!”

Veronica Arreola | October 29, 2012 - 12:00 pm

This Week In Insanely Pricey Celeb Purchases…

In case you had forgotten that celebrities are not just like you, we have a bunch of recent evidence for you:

Madonna’s daughter Lourdes turned 16 recently, and as we…

Newser | October 29, 2012 - 11:50 am
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