Celebs

Finally, a reason to watch the Super Bowl: the women behind the feminist bookstore in Portland that inspired the one on “Portlandia” will be livetweeting the game “from a feminist perspective” over the @IFCportlandia Twitter account. Maybe the ladies of In Other Words will get a visit from Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein? A… READ MORE »


News

Anti-abortion Christian groups launched a national boycott of the Girl Scouts current cookie selling fundraiser, because the group’s Twitter account tweeted a link to an article which included Texas Democrat Wendy Davis as a ‘woman of the year.’ The groups are warning parents that the Girl Scouts are promoting politicians who support abortion. Oh,… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Check out these NSFW film stills and promo pics of Paz de la Huerta as a sex-crazed psycho killer in “Nurse 3D.” She wears it well. [Nerve]
This woman’s boyfriend says he uses online dating sites for conversations, that’s all. Good one, guy! [Em & Lo]
Find out why maintenance sex may… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Dear John Bitmead, AKA The Guy Who Built An Adult-Sized Version Of The Little Tikes Coupe,

When I was growing up, my youngest brother had a Little Tikes coupe car, and my other brothers and I delighted in having him drive it up to the edge of this small cliff by our driveway, and then… READ MORE »


Celebs

It’s not their idea of football, but British bestie Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are currently living in New York and performing on Broadway together, so American football is what they’ll watch. The adorable duo posted this photo to Twitter — the latest to add to a wall calendar we would totally purchase — clad… READ MORE »


News

New mothers in the United Arab Emirates are now required by law to breastfeed their babies for two years, according to a clause in the country’s Child Rights law. Mothers who cannot nurse would be provided with a wet nurse by the government.  One viewpoint held by the council is that children have the right… READ MORE »


galleries

It’s high time for American couples to take their cue from the Russians when it comes to their style of wedding photography. The new rules for capturing your big day include: don’t be afraid to rely heavily on Photoshop, draw inspiration from Greek mythology, and spread your legs whenever you feel like it. There’s more… READ MORE »


Style

When it comes to fancy hairstyles, it doesn’t get much better than a glammed up ponytail, does it? They’re fun, flirty, and infinitely easier to execute than a complex braid or artfully draped chignon. This cool criss-cross ponytail, for example, looks like some kind of crazy braided creation, but is really just a few sections… READ MORE »


Celebs

From “The Bachelor” to a dog’s butthole, the likeness of Jesus has appeared to believers in all sorts of crazy places. The Lord must be tired of projecting his image onto Cheetoh’s and Walmart receipts because the latest reported vision is not of Jesus, but of Yeezus. This woman’s photo popped up on Reddit  this… READ MORE »


Horoscopes

Happy birthday, amazing Aquarius! As our gift to you, we whipped up this handy love compatibility guide so you can check out the pros and cons of your romantic match-ups with every other sign. Read on to get the astrological perspective on your love life… … READ MORE »


Entertainment

My mom is an artist — a painter, specifically, though she works with other mediums — and a talented one at that, so whenever I encounter a news story about some artist who is doing seemingly “controversial” or weird conceptual art that I, frankly, think is pretentious bullshit, I like to check in with her… READ MORE »


News

Today in what in the ever loving holy hell: human shit was found in the hallway of a University of Alabama dorm, allegedly dropped by a sorority girl. (But there are nearly 1,000 girls living in that dorm, so it might be difficult to track down the poop bandit.) Total Frat Move received photographic evidence… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

“You would be in better shape if you had a German wife,” I tell my husband.

I’m sure this is true. Not only do the Germans have a fondness for fitness, but they generally don’t take a lot of shit. As an American, I am more susceptible to his feeble pleas that pizza… READ MORE »


Celebs

“Power sometimes comes down to knowing the vocabulary, figuring out how the system works and how to work within it. You need to believe that you deserve to be in the room once you get there. Directing, producing, and writing is the direction I’m headed into these days…I like to do things that challenge me… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Realistic marriages have little real estate on television, and feminist marriages even less. “Mad Men” and “The Sopranos” were studies of estrangement; “Breaking Bad” of spousal abuse. On “Friends,” marriage meant banishment forever on to the suburbs.

Imagine my excitement, then, on chipping my way into the first DVD set of “Borgen” —… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Ivan Cruz spent most of his life praying that one day he’d wake up and not be gay anymore. Instead, one day he woke up with a realization that was even more surprising: he felt ready to come out. After telling his mom, sister, and friends, he decided to make a video about his coming… READ MORE »


Celebs

Oh no! Beastly Internet cat Colonel Meow died on Wednesday night, her owner revealed on Instagram. Rest in peace, Colonel. [Instagram.com/ColonelMeowTODAY]
After being found guilty once again for the murder of her former roommate, Amanda Knox said she will “never willingly go back” to Italy. [People]
Angelina Jolie is… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Super Bowl Sunday is famous for more than just football. This time of year sees a spike in human trafficking, and a spike in awareness to go with it. Trafficking involves selling, buying, and transporting human beings to be exploited in some capacity. It often involves forced prostitution, and victims are controlled through bribery or… READ MORE »


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