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A Weird Vintage Ad For Gentlemen’s Parts Support

Gentlemen, rejoice! The days of straining and chafing, ya know, the down there parts, are over thanks to the SSS, or the Separate Sack Suspensory. With this handy device, you…

Erica Maxwell | January 7, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Denmark Wants You To Have Sex With Its Women!

The Danish tourism board has taken a certain non-traditional approach with attracting visitors to their fertile shores. In this video, Karen casually searches for the tourist father of…

Erica Maxwell | January 7, 2010 - 7:10 pm

Seeing My Transgender Roommate Transition Changed Me Too

There’s a certain amount of brouhaha amongst some evangelical Republicans over a minor presidential appointment in the Commerce Department. Amanda Simpson will perform a job for the public benefit that…

Erica Maxwell | January 7, 2010 - 6:00 pm

A Decade Of Celebrity Hotness

Erica Maxwell | December 31, 2009 - 8:00 pm

The Weird Ways I Know It’s Christmas

This year, I’m doing something different and spending Christmas with my new husband. While I’m super excited for his next great stuffed french toast concoction, it does mean that the…

Erica Maxwell | December 25, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Quickies: Amy Winehouse Charged With Assault & T.I. Has Been Released From Prison Early

Amy Winehouse is in more trouble after turning herself in for assault charges following an incident at Milton Keynes Theatre. [EW]
Kurt Cobain’s mother and sister have filed legal paperwork…

Erica Maxwell | December 24, 2009 - 10:00 pm

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For Christmas Weekend 2009

“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on AMC at 8:45 a.m.
“A Christmas Carol” on TCM at 9:00 a.m.
“A Christmas Story” on TBS at 10:00 a.m.

Erica Maxwell | December 24, 2009 - 9:30 pm

A Christmas Miracle: The “It’s Always Sunny” Gang To Open A Real Bar In Philadelphia

My parents thought it was bad parenting to teach children to believe in invisible men that break and enter homes through chimneys once a year in tacky red suits…

Erica Maxwell | December 24, 2009 - 8:45 pm

Missing Grandma’s Eggs On Christmas

I’m excited to be spending the holidays with my husband in our own apartment this year, but I’m nervous as well. Some things are familiar: we have the menorah next…

Erica Maxwell | December 24, 2009 - 4:30 pm

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For December 19-20th 2009

“Juno” on Cinemax at 9:00 a.m.
“Teen Mom” on MTV at 10:00 a.m.
“My Baby’s Daddy” on Comedy Central at 11:00 a.m.

Erica Maxwell | December 18, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Quickies: Snooki’s Attacker Apologizes & Mike “The Situation” Untanned

The Snooki-puncher apologizes. [US Weekly]
Robert Downey Jr. explained last night to David Letterman that his old drug-related felony record got him detained and interrogated in a Japanese airport. [Entertainment

Erica Maxwell | December 17, 2009 - 10:00 pm

How To Use Your Feminine Wiles

Last weekend, I went to see a friend’s college performance of the Count in “The Marriage of Figaro.” He was absolutely lovely even as his character was a booby-touching, wife-abandoning,…

Erica Maxwell | December 12, 2009 - 4:00 pm

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For December 12-13th 2009

“Bring it On: All or Nothing” on Style at 9:00 a.m.
“Ghost Adventures” on Travel at 10:00 a.m.
“The Day the Earth Stood Still” on HBO at 11:00 a.m.

Erica Maxwell | December 11, 2009 - 9:30 pm

The Year Of The Affair: Who Cares?

This year has seen so much coverage of extra-marital affairs. I don’t care whose marriage is on the rocks; I can’t muster up any outrage. But I sure can gossip…

Erica Maxwell | December 11, 2009 - 2:30 pm

We’re About To Get A Whole Lot More Of Taylor Lautner

Normally, this is a man’s problem. Some pretty young thing, a starlet of the day, Brooke Shields, the Olsen Twins, or Miley Cyrus in a blanket is splashed everywhere, exposed…

Erica Maxwell | December 10, 2009 - 7:50 pm

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For December 5-6th 2009


The Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Bravo at 9:00 a.m.
“Sean of the Dead” on Comedy at 10:00 a.m.
“Golden Girls” on We at 11:00 a.m.

Erica Maxwell | December 4, 2009 - 9:15 pm

The Hanukkah Bush Celebrates My Mixed Faith

When I was in third grade, the class read a book called something like Christmas all Around the World. It taught us about Sweden’s St. Lucia Day festivities that open…

Erica Maxwell | December 4, 2009 - 1:10 pm

“So You Think You Can Dance” Was Good For My Marriage

When I started watching “So You Think You Can Dance,” my husband gave the entire living room a wide berth. He’d hear Mary Murphy’s banshee-like glee at putting a dancer…

Erica Maxwell | December 4, 2009 - 12:30 pm