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Most Popular Baby Names Of 2011 Arrive To Scramble Parents’ Minds

Baby names: We’re obsessed with them. When I was naming my daughter, I spent hours combing through baby naming sites (especially the Social Security Administration’s popular baby names site), carefully making, pruning, adding…

The Stir | December 2, 2011 - 1:10 pm

48 Pagan Baby Names Perfect For Your Little One

Everywhere you look there’s a John, Christian (Christie?), Daniel, Jacob, Sarah, Lily — names derived from the Bible, or at least credited that way. My Jewish friend chose the Hebrew…

The Stir | November 20, 2011 - 11:30 am

5 Ways The “Internet Censorship” Bill Will Wreck The Web As We Know It

As if the House of Representatives had nothing better to do, several people inCongress have proposed a bill called the Stop Online Piracy Act or SOPA, which is basically one big booty-kiss to the entertainment industry and a…

The Stir | November 17, 2011 - 1:50 pm

The Reasons Your Husband Won’t Have Sex With You

We all know the stereotype — men want sex and they want it now. And now. And now. Except when they … well, don’t. And when that happens, it’s confusing. And…

The Stir | November 16, 2011 - 3:50 pm

20 Things That Make Pregnancy Terrible

Ah, pregnancy. It’s a beautiful time, isn’t it? The little life you have growing inside of you, the glow you get, the skinny jeans and generous glasses of pinot noir you…

The Stir | November 15, 2011 - 1:50 pm

Rap-Loving Baby Only Stops Crying For Notorious B.I.G.

I don’t think I’ve ever laughed so hard at a video of a baby crying in my life. Possibly I’ve never laughed at a video of a baby crying, since I don’t…

The Stir | November 13, 2011 - 9:30 am

Will New Reality TV Show Exploit Women With Eating Disorders?

We’ve seen drug addicts, teen moms, chronic hoarders, and a host of people with other serious issues sacrificed to the reality TV gods — their deeply personal troubles and struggles paraded before…

The Stir | November 11, 2011 - 11:40 am

Mariah Carey Hated Her Pregnant Body

Remember when Mariah Carey painted her pregnant belly with butterflies and tweeted about how happy she was carrying her little twins? It was so cute. But now she’s sort of telling a different side…

The Stir | November 10, 2011 - 4:50 pm

Sex Of Beyonce’s Baby Revealed With Ridiculously Lavish Gift

It’s a given that Beyonce and Jay-Z’s baby is going to be one of the most spoiled children ever to crawl the Earth. Not because his or her parents are out of touch with…

The Stir | November 8, 2011 - 3:50 pm

Move Your Money Day Might Wake Up The Big Banks

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, today is Move Your Money Day. Or Bank Transfer Day. Or Dump Your Bank Day. It has a lot of names. Point is, November…

The Stir | November 5, 2011 - 11:30 am

Adorable Baby Thinks Magazine Is A Broken iPad

Babies these days. They’re so different from when I was one. Moons ago, when I was a drooling, waddling blob of cuteness, if you handed me a magazine, well, truth be…

The Stir | October 15, 2011 - 3:30 pm

Ashton Kutcher Cheating Rumors Don’t Sit Well With Cougars

The tabloids have been rife with rumors of Ashton Kutcher having an affair with a younger woman — maybe two. According to reports, Kutcher partied his booty off at a San Diego tech…

The Stir | October 8, 2011 - 11:30 am

“Martha Marcy May Marlene”: Crazy Title, Crazy-Looking Movie

I love a trippy psychological thriller full of raw talent even more than I like mint chip ice cream on a hot September day, and that’s saying a lot.

The Stir | September 17, 2011 - 12:30 pm

Brilliant Guy Holds Surprise Orgy For Annoying Neighbor

I’ve dealt with an annoying neighbor or two in my day. Know how I handled it? I quietly resented them from inside my apartment until their atrocious habits became so…

The Stir | September 10, 2011 - 12:30 pm

Tony Romo Is Wrong About Wife’s Response To Marriage Proposal

Ever since he seemed to string ex-gf Jessica Simpson along, I’ve thought Dallas Cowboys player Tony Romo was kind of a schmoe. But now that’s all water under the bridge,…

The Stir | August 20, 2011 - 10:30 am

M.A.C. Teaches How to Get Fuller Lips Fast

This M.A.C. video tutorial showed up in my inbox this morning and I’m loving it.

It’s a quick, easy way to make it look like you have the…

The Stir | August 13, 2011 - 12:30 pm

Breastfeeding Mom Harassed At Public Pool Despite Topless Law

In Norwalk, Ohio, Chrissy Houtz had a stranger take a picture of her while she was nursing her newborn son at the city pool, and they passed it around like…

The Stir | August 6, 2011 - 12:30 pm

Casey Anthony’s First Interview: Don’t Lie, You Know You’ll Watch

And so it begins, the frenzied media wars to get the first Casey Anthony television interview. The race to get Casey’s story is so brutal, in fact, that it involves…

The Stir | July 23, 2011 - 10:30 am

Miranda Kerr Should Keep Labor Horror To Herself

Labor already has a terrible reputation, so when Miranda Kerr said her natural, drug-free birth was so painful, she thought she was going to die, most people probably were not…

The Stir | July 16, 2011 - 12:30 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow: Food Snob Or Wannabe Crack Smoker?

Oh Gwyneth Paltrow, you silly fishmongering crack-smoking goop. You so crazy! In case you haven’t heard Gwynnie’s latest advice on how to live a fabulous, toxin-free existence, Her Paltrowness recently…

The Stir | July 9, 2011 - 11:30 am

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