Archive: Dec 2012

Matchmaker, Matchmaker: 8 Tips For Setting Up Your Friends

I love bringing people together, and am what Malcolm Gladwell would call a “connector.” If you’re telling me about how you really love comic books, I’m going to hook you…

Julie Gerstein | December 27, 2012 - 2:00 pm

What We Learned From Studies In 2012

Reproductive health, online dating, Republican sex — this year, studies brought us new information on everything from the onset of puberty to how “Sex and the City “affects our real-life relationships.

Pop Sugar | December 27, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Miley Cyrus Sings Dolly Parton’s “Jolene”

Incase you forgot, Miley Cyrus is a singer. A singer with country roots, y’all. Her daddy is Billy Ray Cyrus, ya know? And her godmother is Dolly Parton herself, so…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 27, 2012 - 1:30 pm

5 Completely Basic Things I’m Resolving To Do In 2013

The end of 2012 is here and 2013 is just around the corner, so you know what that means! It’s time to make New Year’s resolutions! For the last few…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 27, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Julie And Amelia Write Kate Winslet/Leo DiCaprio Fan Fiction

Oh come on, like you haven’t ever imagined your favorite celebrities secretly getting together and living happily ever after. It’s totally not weird that Amelia and I imagined an alternate…

Julie Gerstein | December 27, 2012 - 12:40 pm

That “Downton Abbey”/”Parks And Rec” Mash-Up You’ve Been Waiting For

Guys, I know I push “Parks and Rec” on you all the time, but it’s really because I feel like it’s one of the few awesomely quirky weirdo shows out…

Julie Gerstein | December 27, 2012 - 12:20 pm

The Soapbox: Stop Humiliating People For Their Sex Practices Online

For as long as we’re aware of other people’s dirty bits and sexual desires, we’re aware of how funny it can be to talk about them. My niece, for instance,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Man Issued Formal Warning For Farting Too Much At Work

Dear 38-Year-Old Anonymous Man,

You must be dying of embarrassment right now after receiving a five-page, formal letter of reprimand from your employer accusing you of “uncontrollable flatulence”…

Ami Angelowicz | December 27, 2012 - 11:40 am

End The War Over The Right Way To Load The Dishwasher

One of the things I had time to do over the Christmas break was read all the magazines sitting in a pile on my coffee table. The most life-changing tidbit…

Ami Angelowicz | December 27, 2012 - 11:20 am

5 Celeb Style Trends To Steal This New Year’s Eve

Not sure what to wear this New Year’s Eve? Why not take a cue from what a few of our favorite stars wore on the red carpet recently? You don’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 27, 2012 - 11:00 am

Watch A Shark Tank Burst Inside A Chinese Shopping Mall

New Thing To Be Afraid Of: an aquarium filled with sharks burst inside a shopping mall in Shanghai, China, injuring 16 people and God knows how many sharks, fish…

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2012 - 10:40 am

Jessica Simpson & Giant Fiance Take A Beach Walk, Plus Other Simpson Family Vacation Photos

And here we have Gulliver and one of his Lilliputians taking a stroll down the beach! Just kidding, that’s actually Jessica Simpson and her much, much, much taller fiance Eric…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 27, 2012 - 10:20 am

Travel Porn: 11 Awesome Places To Stop And Smell The Flowers

A couple weeks ago Amelia sent me this gorgeous picture of a tunnel of Wisteria vines in Japan, and it immediately filled me with a sense of wonder and tranquility.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 27, 2012 - 10:00 am

Cuba’s Plus-Size Dance Troupe Is Breaking Stereotypes, Opening Minds

Cuban dancer and choreographer Juan Miguel Mas used to belong to a traditional dance troupe, but he rarely made it on stage because of his weight. “I created a character…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 27, 2012 - 9:20 am

There’s A Charity For That: 9 Organizations To Support To Atone For A Multitude Of Sins

We’ve all done a few things we’re probably not too proud of. But there’s still time! You can make up for some of your bad choices this past year by…

Julie Gerstein | December 27, 2012 - 9:00 am

Ned Rocknroll: Who Is Kate Winslet’s New Husband?

Kate Winslet is officially off the market! Last night, her publicist confirmed that Kate had married her boyfriend of just over a year, Ned Rocknroll (more on that name in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 27, 2012 - 8:30 am

Style 911: Where Do I Get Katie Holmes’ Military-Inspired Coat?

Last week, I raved about this amaaazing hot pink/olive green combo that Katie Holmes wore to the studio to film an appearance on Late Night with David Letterman. Commenter nomnombacon…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 27, 2012 - 8:00 am

Some Guy Claims He Can Prove Whitney Houston Was Murdered By Drug Dealers

A private investigator told The National Enquirer that he has “evidence” that Whitney Houston was murdered by drug dealers to whom she owed a lot of money. However, that…

Jessica Wakeman | December 26, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Why MSNBC’s David Gregory Could Face Jail Time

On Sunday’s “Meet The Press,” host David Gregory interview NRA head Wayne LaPierre, a guy who should totally be arrested for being a heartless asshole. But the one who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 26, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Georgia Judge Temporarily Blocks Abortion Law

A Georgia judge has granted a temporary injunction against an anti-abortion law that would go into effect on January 1, at the behest of three doctors in the state.

Jessica Wakeman | December 26, 2012 - 5:00 pm
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