Archive: Thu May 2014

Evening Quickies: Dallas TV Host Amy Kushnir Doesn’t Want To See Michael Sam Kiss His Boyfriend, But She Does Want You To See Her Hang With Erotic Dancers

Remember the homophobic Texas morning news host who flounced off set because she was so offended by Michael Sam’s gay kiss airing on ESPN? A gay couple’s loving…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Missouri Legislature Advances 3-Day Waiting Period For Abortion

A Missouri bill mandating a three-day waiting period for an abortion is now sitting on the governor’s desk. The state’s Republican-controlled legislature advanced the bill, which would require a…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Ryan Reynolds Just Got Infinitely More Bangable To Me

Ryan Reynolds has always been an undeniably attractive gentleman, all washboard abs and manly cheekbones. But while I’ve always been able to appreciate him aesthetically, he never really did anything…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2014 - 6:00 pm

The Knowles-Carter Family Finally Releases A Statement On Elevator-Gate

“As a result of the public release of the elevator security footage from Monday, May 5th, there has been a great deal of speculation about what triggered the unfortunate incident.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2014 - 5:14 pm

Live Tweet With Us (And Say Farewell To Cristina!) During Tonight’s “Grey’s Anatomy” Season Finale

The tears will come, my friends, and they will be plentiful. Tonight marks the Season 10 finale of “Grey’s Anatomy,” and I, for one, am dreading saying goodbye to Cristina

Katie Oldenburg | May 15, 2014 - 5:00 pm

If My Local Bodega Is Out Of Bread, I’m Blaming Drew Barrymore

While it may look like Drew Barrymore robbed an Oro Wheat truck, the actress was actually just carrying props for a photoshoot. Ooh, maybe for Vogue or Glamour? Is gluten the new black? [Photo:

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Jill Abramson, The NYTimes’ First Female Executive Editor Was Fired — What Does This Mean For The Rest Of Us?

Yesterday afternoon, the news broke that Jill Abramson, the executive editor of The New York Times and the first-ever woman to hold that position, was leaving her position. Managing editor…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Shocker: The Job Market Isn’t Looking Too Rosy For Graduates

According to Time and a survey by consulting company Accenture, this year’s college graduates are about to be faced with a big reality check regarding their professional future. I find this totally confusing,…

Claire Hannum | May 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Meet Tasha McCauley, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Cool Brainiac Girlfriend (Plus, 12 Other Famous Dudes Who’ve Fallen For Non-Famous Women)

Welp, another one of our dream celebrity boyfriends is off the market, but I gotta say, I’m stoked to see “one of us” — i.e. a commoner! — has snagged…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Home Inspiration: 11 Colorful End Tables

I don’t know about you, but my bedside tables are boring.  Theose cheap Ikea tables were a great find six years ago, but after updating my bedside lamps, I find…

Sophie Leon | May 15, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Help Make This Documentary About Loving Your Body A Reality

You may remember Australian mom Taryn Brumfitt from the unconventional “before and after” photos she released in 2013, which showcased her transition from an ultra-fit body-building physique to an equally beautiful post-baby body.

Claire Hannum | May 15, 2014 - 2:00 pm

By The Numbers: Bachelorette Parties

Strip clubs, pole dancing, penis hats, comedy shows, bar crawls, wine nights, weekend getaways! Bachelorette parties are both a money and time suck that sometimes has us feeling like basic…

Janet Manley and Emily Winter | May 15, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Harvard’s Government School Orientation Will Now Have A “Check Your Privilege” Session

Last week, the dean of Harvard University’s prestigious Kennedy School of Government agreed to include “power and privilege training” for every new student at orientation.

As notes,…

Claire Hannum | May 15, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Seth Rogen Discusses A Groundbreaking New Concept: A Movie Wife That Likes To Have Fun

“My wife read the [“Neighbors”] script. She’s a writer. She’s one of the people who was like, ‘This isn’t how it would be. We get along, I want to have…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 15, 2014 - 12:30 pm

PurrVerse: The NYPD Now Limits Using Condoms As Evidence Of Sex Work — But This Issue Is Far From Over

The NYPD has finally agreed to ban the confiscation condoms as evidence from people they suspect of being sex workers. With similar measures having been fought for and won in…

Kitty Stryker | May 15, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Joran Van Der Sloot Is Becoming A Father

Love is a complicated thing. The most complicated thing, even. Montagues fall in love with Capulets. Americans fall in love with Australians. And no matter how morally depraved and heinous…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2014 - 11:40 am

Dallas Morning TV Host Storms Off Set In Protest Of Michael Sam Kiss

God, it was must be sooooo difficult being on the WRONG side of history. I almost — almost, but not at all, really — feel bad for Amy Kushnir, one of the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2014 - 11:00 am

Report: Solange Thought Jay Z Was Getting “Too Close” To Rachel Roy

So Solange was defending her sister! A source tells The New York Daily News that Beyonce’s little sis attacked Jay Z in an elevator after the Met Ball because…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2014 - 10:40 am

Lily Allen Declined Incestuous Role Opposite Her Brother Alfie On “Game Of Thrones”

“I felt uncomfortable because I would have had to go on a horse and he would have touched me up and shit. Once they told me what was entailed, I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2014 - 10:20 am

12 Signs You Might Need To Check Your Vibes

Yesterday I was taking an early morning walk around downtown Nashville, as I do most days before work. It was a beautiful day, the sun was shining, lots of people…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 15, 2014 - 10:00 am