Julie Gerstein

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News

Just a moment ago, I excitedly clicked on my Facebook page to see that I’d gotten a message in my inbox. I clicked on it, and was annoyed to see yet another invite to J’s band’s show. Great. There’s another thing I won’t be doing Friday night. J., you see, was a guy I dated… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Adulthood — what is it and what does it mean to you? For some, the transition to grown-ass woman status can seem murky and ephemeral. But for others, it’s easy to locate a turning point, a shift, a change in perspective from “girl” to “woman.”

I thought about this as I perused the chef’s… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Look, we’re pretty sure kittens are too concerned with eating kibble, pooping and ruining your furniture to care about a fantastical outerspace wonderland filled with dragons and spaceships. But if that’s what you want to believe your furry moggy is dreaming of, by all means. [Oh Have You Seen This?] … READ MORE »


Celebs

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Drew Barrymore was on “The Daily Show” last night and, per the usual, charmed the pants off of host Jon Stewart. She was mum on whether she and Mac Guy Justin… READ MORE »


Entertainment

What do you do with a bunch of tape and a laser pointer? Why, strap a laser pointer to your dog’s head, of course! The enterprising couple in this video did just that and allowed their pups to roam free around the house, chasing the bright red beam of light. It’s the game that… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Sometimes you’re up in the club and you see somebody wearing an outfit you just have to have. Leslie Hall, the genius behind the gem sweater phenomenon, knows what we’re talking about. She made this song “Tight Pants/Body Rolls” about coveting another’s super tight pants. Major props to her and the two awesome tiger… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Team Edward or Team Jacob. “True Blood” and “The Vampire Diaries.” It’s clear that blood-sucking vampires are having a cultural moment. In fact, since the first “Twilight” movie was released in 2008, vampire-related products have grossed more than $7 billion worldwide. That’s a whole lot of blood at the bloodbank.

But “Twilight” and “True… READ MORE »


News

AskMen really thinks of everything. Its latest tip of the hat to womankind: a column devoted to helping men navigate the murky waters around “angry feminists.” The helpful article — written by a woman! — gives guys four simple tips for dialoguing with feminists of the pissed-off kind. Among the helpful hints: don’t claim to… READ MORE »


Celebs

“Clearly I care for her, but the divorce is a superficial title ’cause I didn’t cheat on her. And then she divorces me to clean her image. That doesn’t fly with me. As much as I was like, ‘Do it’ [with the divorce], I never thought it would work. You can’t be Speidi and then… READ MORE »


Entertainment

In 1997, The Verve released their third full-length record, Urban Hymns, which included the band’s breakout hit “Bittersweet Symphony.” That song, which would later be used in a pivotal scene in the camp movie “Cruel Intentions,” was accompanied by a standout video, featuring singer Richard Ashcroft stonily walking down a busy London street. We… READ MORE »


News

Someone is trying to keep Philadelphia’s delicious cupcakes down. Yesterday, Philly police confiscated the Buttercream Cupcake Lady truck. And they fined the cupcake lady, Kate Carrara, $200 for violating Philadelphia’s “business compliance” laws

But Carrara, a former lawyer, said she is properly licensed to have the truck in the city. “There’s crack deals a… READ MORE »


Crystal Light

I am not what you call graceful and athletic. When I told my friends/parents/significant other that I was joining a co-ed soccer team they laughed. I mean, my mom laughed. In my face. And my mom is a professional guidance counselor and is aware of what laughing in your kid’s face does to their self-esteem. READ MORE »



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