Julie Gerstein

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A Guide To Beards & Mustaches, From Selleck To Super Wizards

The fine folks at the New Zealand Beard Appreciation Society have come up with a helpful facial hair reference guide, so that you can be sure not to confuse your…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Living Between The Corporate Glass Ceiling & The “Sticky Floor” Of Fast Food Work

Most of talk around women in the workplace of late has been of the Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In variety. Women, argues Sandberg’s book, can break through the so-called glass ceiling by…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 5:00 pm

6 Party Dresses To Flatter Your Favorite Feature

Look at you! You’re so hot! You have great shoulders/legs/boobs and you should show ‘em off. We’ve found dresses that flatter every friggin’ shape, no matter whether you think you’ve…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 4:00 pm

For Us Weekly, Honoring MLK’s Dream Involves Black Men Holding Umbrellas For Rich White Ladies

UsWeekly.com covered yesterday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Let Freedom Ring festivities in Washington, DC, and found a photograph that deftly captured what MLK’s “dream” was all about. Yes, I’m pretty…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 3:15 pm

5 Sort Of Disturbing Things I Learned About My Shopping Problem

Do you ever think about how and why you shop? Is it out of necessity? As therapy? To problem-solve? Earlier this week a friend asked me to participate in a…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Macklemore Schools Us On Proper Cat-Holding Techniques

Cat-holding! You’re doing it wrong. Let Macklemore show you how to properly wrangle and pet a cat — especially one who displays a shocking level of indifference/hatred regarding your very…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 1:20 pm

A Critical Development In Snack Technology

The description on these mitten-like hand truck shovels says, “Turn your tyke into the action figure of his dreams with an ingenious, slip-on shovel that lets him bulldoze through playtime!

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 10:40 am

Etsy Offers Tasteful, Rape-Positive “You’ve Just Been Roofied” Glass

Ain’t nothing like a date-rape joke, especially when it involves dishware, right? Etsy seller ThatGlassStore is selling a customized sandblast-etched drinking glass that reads “you’ve just been roofied” on its…

Julie Gerstein | August 28, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Rapist Gets 30-Day Sentence Because 14-Year-Old Victim “Seemed Older Than Her Chronological Age”

Yesterday, we told you about a story coming out of Yellowstone County, Montana: A teacher who’d repeatedly raped his 14-year-old student received a 15-year suspended sentence and was ordered to

Julie Gerstein | August 28, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Fox News Outdoes Itself With Crappiness, Uses “Dude Looks Like A Lady” For Chelsea Manning Story

At this point, we shouldn’t be surprised when Fox News does something terrible. And indeed, my general response to their ridiculous antics and rightwing pandering is to just sigh and…

Julie Gerstein | August 28, 2013 - 12:40 pm

This $68 Maison Martin Margiela Pen Could Be Your “Thing”

This pen could be your “thing.” Like, you could walk around with a fancy cravat and a monocle and tell people you’d decided to eschew your cell phone. Instead, you’d…

Julie Gerstein | August 28, 2013 - 11:40 am

“Dallas Buyers Club” Is Going To Make Me Have All The Feelings

The first trailer is out for the new film “Dallas Buyers Club.” The movie is based on the true story of Ron Woodruff, a Texas man who was diagnosed with…

Julie Gerstein | August 28, 2013 - 11:15 am

Kate Bornstein Pens A Moving Open Letter To Chelsea Manning

Trans activist and self-described gender outlaw Kate Bornstein penned a powerful letter in support of Chelsea Manning, who recently came out as trans. Bornstein notes: “Remember that you have…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Spoiler Alert! Hank Reveals His “Breaking Bad” Ending

Okay, maybe not the ending of “Breaking Bad” but an ending for “Breaking Bad”  — if the actor Dean Norris, who plays Hank Schrader, had his way. It involves a reverse-hair-growing…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 6:00 pm

What To Wear On A Girls’ Night Out

Hey, not everything is about getting a date. Sometimes you just want to hang with your best lady friends. My best friends and I are terrible at scheduling hang time…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Start Your Day Right With A Fox In A Box

Foxes are so cute! But they’re underrated in the animal kingdom. You forget how adorable their little half-dog meets sort-of-cat faces can be. Thankfully, we have this video of a…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 2:30 pm

#Armpits4August Is Movember For The Ladiez

For those of us who love mustaches, November is like an early Christmas. That’s because each November, tons of hot dudes participate in what’s known as Movember, an annual mustache-growing…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Are You “Quirky-Interesting” Enough To Join Dating Site Loveflutter?

How quirky are you? Quirky enough for LoveFlutter? It’s a new dating site that’s set on matching your “Amelie”-loving ass with some guy who’s really into Neutral Milk Hotel. LoveFlutter…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 11:20 am

Tim Gunn Thinks Fashion’s Size Standards Are “Repugnant”

“I’ve had my own moments in front of designers when I’ve actually said, ‘You know, there’s a market here for expanding your work, and here it is,’” Gunn told us.

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 10:40 am

A Fake Subway Sign That (Sadly) Should Be Real

You’d think that it’d be pretty obvious: clipping your nails in a public place, especially a crowded subway car, is a bad idea. Not just a bad idea, but also…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 9:40 am

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