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Foreign Battered Women May Be Granted Asylum In The U.S.

Foreign victims of domestic violence may finally be able to escape their abuse; the Obama administration has instated a new policy that may grant some of these victims asylum in…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 16, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Today In Terribleness: Bible-Thumping Pervs & An Iranian Plane Crash

I’ve come across some news this week that is just plain horrifying. I figure the only way to make myself feel less depressed about it is to share all of…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 16, 2009 - 11:10 am

Quickies!: Is Mattel’s New Doll A More “Authentic” Black Barbie?

Is “So In Style” Barbie on the right path towards a more “authentic” Black Barbie, with its fuller lips, noses and curly hair? [The Root]
Michael Jackson’s kids reportedly want…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 15, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Marie Claire Profiles Three Mothers Without Child Custody

A recent article in Marie Claire magazine narrates the stories of three divorced mothers who gave up custody of their children—Maria Housden left her girls to their father in order…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 15, 2009 - 4:20 pm

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Carrie Wasterlain | July 15, 2009 - 10:55 am

Quickies!: Karolina Kurkova And Two Model Friends Are Pregnant

Karolina Kurkova is reportedly pregnant with fiancé, and film producer, Archie Drury baby. [People] – Seems like Gisele Bundchen and Adriana Lima’s children and her own children-to-be will be play-dating…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 14, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Quickies!: Tony Romo And Jessica Simpson Split

Tony Romo reportedly broke up with girlfriend Jessica Simpson last Thursday, the night before her 29th birthday. [People] — Ouch!
HBO is developing a new drama series based on the…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 13, 2009 - 8:00 pm

“Suck Up The Pain” Is Midwife Denis Walsh’s Mantra

If you’re preggers and thinking of having an epidural, think again, says male midwife Dr. Denis Walsh. He claims the pain induced by labor is purposeful, necessary, and will prepare…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 13, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Quickies!: Celebs Join The “Girls Are Not For Sale” Campaign

The organization GEMS (Girls Education and Mentoring Services) is teaming up with celebs such as Beyonce, Halle Berry and Demi Moore to launch their new “Girls Are Not For Sale”…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 10, 2009 - 8:00 pm

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For July 11-12th 2009


“Little Miss Sunshine” on USA at 9 am
“Ruby” on Style at 10 am
“Clueless” on TBS at 10:30 am
“Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone” on ABC…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 10, 2009 - 7:20 pm

Quickies!: Disturbing Ways To Wear A Man Thong

If you’re a dude who’s determined to sport a man thong, I guess I can’t stop you. But please, please go through this checklist before you leave your house. [AOL]…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 9, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Quickies!: Jackson Funeral To Be Held At The Staples Center?

Michael Jackson’s funeral is reportedly being held at the L.A. Staples Center next Tuesday, July 7 — the same date he signed his will seven years ago. [Starpulse]

Carrie Wasterlain | July 2, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Quickies!: Man Puts A Ring On It During Beyonce Concert

During her concert, Beyonce gave her microphone to an audience member so he could propose to his girlfriend. He said, “Beyonce, you told me if I like it, I need…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 1, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Lower Abortion Rates By Paying Women To Stay Pregnant? I Think Not.

Last week, The New York Times uploaded a “Bloggingheads” discussion between Slate writer William Saletan and Beliefnet’s Steve Waldman, on the topic of reducing abortions. The ideas that arise from…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 1, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Quickies!: Rihanna Still Wants To Be Chris Brown’s Friend?!

Rihanna supposedly wants Chris Brown’s restraining order lifted so the two can “work on their friendship.” [Your Tango] — Rihanna’s dad doesn’t approve, and neither do we. [I’m not surprised

Carrie Wasterlain | June 29, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Raising A Child Without A Gender: Do Or Don’t?

A couple in Sweden is raising their child, named Pop, as an “it,” and say they are keeping the toddler’s gender a secret. This decision, they said, came from their…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 29, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Unfair Treatment Of Women In Domestic Violence Cases?

For some 20 years, campaigners have argued that courtrooms don’t treat men and woman equally when it comes to domestic violence homicides. According to them, “Judges have been known to…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 27, 2009 - 11:00 am

Quickies!: Michael Jackson’s Ex To Get Custody Of Kids?

Though she was rumored to have given up her parental rights long ago, Debbie Rowe will reportedly be getting full custody of her two children with Michael Jackson. [Perez Hilton]…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 26, 2009 - 7:50 pm

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For June 27-28th 2009

“16 And Pregnant” on MTV at 10 am
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Bravo at 2 pm
“Real Housewives of New Jersey” on Bravo at 4 pm…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 26, 2009 - 7:40 pm