Archive: Mar 2012

5 Moments Of Pride That Are Disproportionate To What I’ve Actually Achieved

There are some achievements in life that are worthy of beaming pride and perhaps a little bragging. Winning the Nobel Peace Prize! Selling your first novel! Getting a cool new…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Something Pleasant Happened, For Once: Jeremy Lin Met With Fired ESPN Headline Writer

Last month, the world imploded (for a little while anyway) when ESPN writer Anthony Frederico penned a headline about Asian-American basketball player Jeremy Lin with the phrase “chink in the…

Jessica Wakeman |

Courtney Stodden Shills For PETA, Makes Us Feel Weird About Animal Rights

Look, there’s no doubt I support animal rights. I’m a vegan. I don’t wear fur and only wear vintage leather. However, I feel very strange about animal rights organization PETA…

Julie Gerstein |

Hitched: The Bizarre Phenomenon Of Being Rewarded For Getting Married

On Saturday morning, Patrick and I were enjoying some delicious breakfast tacos when I got the greatest e-mail of my life from Susan, my person of honor at our wedding:…

Andrea Grimes |

Fall Head Over Heels For Lancôme Rouge In Love

I love lipstick, possibly to a point of obsession and definitely to a point of monetary drain. The more luxurious (and French), the better — Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté,…

Rachel Krause |

Claudia Schiffer, Guess Girl More Than 20 Years Later

This is Claudia Schiffer. At the age of 41, she’s reprising her famous role as Guess model and Hot Chick About Town. It’s not fair that Ms. Schiffer gets to…

Julie Gerstein |

6 Types Of Guys To Avoid Online

I received over 600+ messages from men while registered with OKCupid and PlentyOfFish. I have a fair amount of horror stories, possibly enough to include in an HBO series called…

Tiffanie Drayton |

Morning Quickies: Is Megan Fox Pregnant?

Megan Fox is pregnant with her first child with hubby Brian Austin Green, Star magazine is reporting. We’re finding this one hard to believe. Megan doesn’t seem like the…

Jessica Wakeman |

Study Finds That Access To Birth Control Increases Women’s Wages

The income gap between men and women in the United States has been narrowing over the past few decades and new research says we have the birth control pill to…

Tiffanie Drayton |

Field Guide: The Hotties Of NPR

The other day, I innocently clicked through to National Public Radio’s Facebook page and saw this picture splashed across the top. Oh my, Adam Levine is looking lovelier than usual,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Chart: Things That Actually Remove Your Nail Polish

Winona and I agree: Nail polish remover isn’t always the best at, you know, actually removing nail polish. Instead, we’ve found that your average quotidian activities like oh, typing, sleeping…

Julie Gerstein |

“Star Wars” Characters Get Dressed To The Nines

High fashion often meets unrelated subjects — cats, for instance — so it technically shouldn’t come as a surprise that designer and illustrator John Woo has created a series of…

Rachel Krause |

Home Inspiration: Gorgeous Greens

Sometimes I don’t think green gets enough credit for being such a lovely color. Maybe because it’s always busy representing eco-friendly initiatives, or we get so sick of it around…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Eva Longoria Will Find Your Next Boyfriend

How does Eva Longoria get over the breakup blues? By setting other people up on national television! The “Desperate Housewives” star is developing a primetime dating show for NBC where…

Tiffanie Drayton |

We Salute You: The Unibrowed

All hail the unibrow, the magical confluence of two eyebrows into one. It takes a confident person to resist the urge to pluck, wax, laser or shave the bridge between…

Ami Angelowicz |

Evening Quickies: Jerks Are Saying Jennifer Lawrence Is Too Fat To Play Katniss

Jerky movie critics are whining that Jennifer Lawrence had too much “lingering baby fat” to play Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games,” a character who is supposed to be…

Jessica Wakeman |

Today’s Lady News: Olympic Beach Volleyball Players Allowed To Wear Shorts

Female beach volleyball players at the 2012 Olympics will be allowed to wear shorts and sleeved tops during their games or they can wear the traditional bikinis, according to…

Jessica Wakeman |

Alexander Wang Calls Lawsuit Plaintiff A “Bully”

Alexander Wang is not a happy man. The young designer was accused by former employee Wenyu Lu of running a sweatshop. Lu, in a $50 million lawsuit against the designer,…

Julie Gerstein |

March 27: What Are We Wearing Today?

Today’s “What Are We Wearing” is dedicated to John Devore — the Riker to my Picard — who apparently looks forward to these posts every day, now that he lives…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Walking On Pins And Needles

No, of course these aren’t real shoes. They’re an art project from Polish artist Erwina Ziomkowska, but we also prefer to think of them as a statement about the pain…

Julie Gerstein |
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