It was English class, 6th grade, in Miss O’Brien’s class. Two kids sitting across the table from me were looking at me, snickering and pointing, in that way 6th graders do. Paranoid, I asked then what was wrong and they wouldn’t tell me. Finally a girl named Emily took pity on me, leaned over, and told me the other kids were laughing at fuzzies of hair growing out of my little 11-year-old armpits. Hair which, honest to God, I’d never noticed before.
And that was the day I learned most women shaved their legs and armpits. Keep reading »
Weather report from my Blogging HQ in New Jersey: It’s 23 degrees outside but feels like six and 40-mph wind gusts are whipping around. Lovely! A tropical vacation would be sweet right about now. Even a tropical vacation where I had to sacrifice my nether regions to test an experimental diarrhea drug. Keep reading »
Redtape shoes are for men who like their women the way they like their sodas: “served chilled” from a vending machine. [via Jezebel] Keep reading »
Whoa. Whoa. Whoa. Is Tiger Woods hiding from the public eye because Elin Nordegren busted him in the face so bad with a golf club that he had to fly to Phoenix for plastic surgery?
That’s what a letter posted on the gossip blog Hollywood Interrupted is claiming. Blogs Gawker and Deadspin both say the letter is a hoax, as it is supposedly written by a close confidante of Woods’ agent, who also happens to be one of Woods’ neighbors. Probably true—hoaxes are hot right now! Anyway, the dirtiest dirt, after the jump … Keep reading »
China either thinks its women are the crappiest drivers on earth or someone thought up the most obnoxious publicity stunt ever: a women-only parking lot with “special” features for us gals. Parking a car is so hard, guys!
A shopping center in the city of Shijiazhuang features parking spaces three feet wider than normal (um, male?) spaces, extra lighting in the bays, and female parking attendants to guide women drivers into their spaces. Does it surprise you this Vag-Park-eria is all pink and purple, too? An official told the AFP news agency that the big pink parking lot hopes to appeal to women’s “strong sense of color and different sense of distance.” Keep reading »
In the past few week, The New York Times has been on a kick writing about how Hollywood treats its women screenwriters and directors and it’s one of those subjects that’s extremely interesting / extremely frustrating. Keep reading »
Is this a photo of President John F. Kennedy sunning himself while naked cuties do cannonballs off the side of a yacht? Or just some doctored-up Photoshop job that looks convincingly real?
This morning, TMZ swore up and down they were in possession of a “never before published photograph” of Kennedy on a two-week Mediterranean cruise in August 1956, which he took with his brother, Ted Kennedy, after the Democratic National Convention. The photo allegedly belonged to “a man who owned a car dealership on the East Coast” and was inherited by his son after he died. Apparently, several photo experts called the photograph authentic-looking and two Kennedy biographers confirm the man in the pic appeared to be the ex-prez.
Early this afternoon, though, TMZ admitted a major whoopsies: Apparently, a reader wrote in to school the gossip blog that the photo isn’t a paparazzo’s pic of JFK at all but a shot from a 1967 Playboy photo shoot, “Playboy’s Charter Yacht Party: How to Have a Ball on the Briny with an Able-Bodies Complement of Ship’s Belles.” A rep for Playboy confirmed this to be true.
Good eye, random internet emailer! Of course it’s as fake as a Lewis Veeton—no one would sit on a photo of an ex-president and naked women for decades. Great job fact-checking, TMZ! [TMZ] Keep reading »
Bummer, dude! Tyra Banks has announced that after five years of fierceness, this season of “The Tyra Show” will be her last. No more period shows? No more slut-shaming sexually active teen girls? No more women who hit their boyfriends? No more trampling fetishes? And worst of all, no more “smeyesing“? Whatever will we watch on daytime TV now? Keep reading »
Charlie Sheen‘s klassy Christmas Day domestic violence arrest just keeps getting more sordid! TMZ claims law enforcement sources said Sheen allegedly threatened his wife, Brooke Mueller, with a knife and police observed marks on her body which may have come from a scuffle.
But Mueller is no class act herself. The mother of twin 9-month-old boys was legally drunk with a .13 blood alcohol level when she reported Sheen to the police. Let us remind you police responded to a 911 call at 8:34 a.m. on Christmas. Who is that drunk that early on Christmas morning?!?! [I hit the mimosas pretty early myself, but I am never drunk before noon. Even on Christmas. -- Editor] Especially when you’ve got infants at home. Keep reading »