Archive: Aug 2012

Dealbreaker: I Got The Runs

I met Cute Train Guy en route back to New York just after Thanksgiving. (I’m nothing if not completely uncreative with my nicknames.) With the annual tradition of overcrowding and delays,…

Selena Coppock | August 30, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Paul Ryan’s RNC Speech Flunks Fact Check

Paul Ryan’s speech last night may have been rousing, but accurate it was not. Ryan is being lambasted today for what Sally Kohn of Fox News calls “an apparent attempt to set the…

Newser | August 30, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Tig Notaro On Dating With Breast Cancer

The doctor has prepared me for more weight loss and losing my hair. Dating isn’t the main focus here, but it’s fresh in my mind, because I just got out…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Last Night At The RNC: Mike Huckabee Invokes Bono And Implies President Obama Supports Infanticide!

I’m pretty far left, so full disclosure, the views expressed at the Republican National Convention are not my cup of tea. But I still watch the speeches and try to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 30, 2012 - 12:20 pm

The Soapbox: For F#$%’s Sake, Fat People Need To Go To The Doctor Too

As some of you may have noticed, I’m really rather fat. I mention it only because it’s relevant — it has a significant impact on my life; people treat me…

Marianne Kirby | August 30, 2012 - 12:00 pm

An All-In-One Remedy To Brighten, Correct And Heal Your Skin

As a card-carrying Lazy Person, I’m always in search of the best multitasking beauty products to cut a minute or two out of my routine. Some mornings I can manage…

Rachel Krause | August 30, 2012 - 11:40 am

June’s Forklift Foot Revealed On “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”

As always, the precious moments on last night’s episode of “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” were bountiful. I was still a little distracted by the discovery that June is the…

Ami Angelowicz | August 30, 2012 - 11:20 am

7 Grown-Up Versions Of Childhood Craft Projects

The other day, Amelia and I got to talking about this awesome DIY lampshade. “It’s like papier maché for adults,” I said, which led us into a brief discussion about…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 30, 2012 - 11:00 am

LeAnn Rimes Checks Herself Into 30-Day Clinic To Deal With “Anxiety And Stress”

LeAnn Rimes, who yesterday turned 30, has checked herself into a 30-day treatment clinic to “cope with anxiety and stress.” Her reps insist that she is not being treated…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 30, 2012 - 10:40 am

Who Are The 10 Models With The Most Vogue Covers To Their Name?

This year’s September issue of Vogue is, for lack of a better word, epic. It’s, like, 1,000 pages, 600 of them ads, and not one of which includes a beauty…

Rachel Krause | August 30, 2012 - 10:20 am

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: The Venice Film Festival, So Far

The Venice Film Festival is the sleepier cousin to the Cannes Film Festival, which is why, despite the fact that we’re two days into the fest, there’s been relatively few…

Julie Gerstein | August 30, 2012 - 10:00 am

Finding Freedom: Artist Explores The Ocean In Underwater Wheelchair

Sue Austin is a performance and installation artist based in the UK. She has been wheelchair-bound since 1996, and dedicated her artistic work to “finding ways to understand and represent…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 30, 2012 - 9:40 am

Columbia University Freshman, 18, Jumps To Her Death From 14th Floor

There is no way to discuss this in a manner that’s particularly comfortable or even couth, so I’ll start with the facts: Martha Corey-Ochoa, an 18-year-old Columbia University incoming freshman,…

Rachel Krause | August 30, 2012 - 9:20 am

Conservative Group Enlists Crazy-Eyes Lady For “Abortion Survival” Video

The conservative women’s group Susan B. Anthony List has debuted this not-intentionally-funny anti-Obama advertisement, which will air in Missouri, about the president’s support of reproductive rights. Did you know Barack…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2012 - 8:30 am

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Audrey In “Metropolitan”

Tuesday night I went to a special screening of Whit Stillman’s “Metropolitan,” with a Q&A with the director and actor Chris Eigeman after. I forgot how much I loved this…

Julie Gerstein | August 30, 2012 - 8:00 am

John Travolta’s Alleged Ex-Boyfriend Blabs About Their Sex Life

Doug Gotterba, an alleged former lover of John Travolta, is blabbing to The National Enquirer all about their supposed six-year-long relationship. The pilot was hired by Travolta in 1981…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2012 - 6:00 pm

All Republican National Convention, All The Time!

Mitt Romney’s sister Jane says he is “not going to be be touching” the issue of abortion if he becomes president, calling her brother “more in the middle.”

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

Make Music With Old Spice’s New Stud, Terry Crews

Isaiah Mustafa has moved onto to bigger and better things, meaning, he’s a new host on the Hulu show “The Morning After.” He doesn’t have time to get nekkid and…

Ami Angelowicz | August 29, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Randy Lee Tenley, The Man Killed In The Bigfoot Hoax, Incites Ethical Debate

I’m sure, by this point, you’ve heard about Randy Lee Tenley, the 44-year-old Montana man who was hit by two cars while trying to impersonate Bigfoot. In an attempt to…

Ami Angelowicz | August 29, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Breaking “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” News: Baby Kaitlyn Was Born With An Extra Thumb

As we know from last week’s episode of “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” (and the ensuing photographs floating around the interwebs), Chickadee pushed baby Kaitlin out of her biscuit. According…

Ami Angelowicz | August 29, 2012 - 4:40 pm
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