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Remember ages ago (over a year ago, actually — ancient history in the online world!), we invited you to write your six-word memoirs along with us? Smith Magazine, the people behind the phenomenon of the six-word memoir had just released a book, and this month they’ve got something new up their sleeves. From now until… READ MORE »


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Apparently? There’s such a thing as designer ice cream? Kapiti sells ice cream for the “discerning” set (one imagines that if you consume Ben & Jerry’s, you are not discerning), and to hawk their fancy-pants ice cream to the vagina-endowed among us, they created a series of ads featuring lady stuff melting. You know? Like… READ MORE »


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A controversial documentary called “Pedigree Dogs Exposed,” about the dark side to pure breeding of dogs, airs tonight on BBC America. This morning on “Today,” they showed a clip from the film, focusing on how pure breeding of Cavaliers has resulted in many of them having a painful genetic disease where their brains are… READ MORE »


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Blogger Amanda Hess at The Sexist braved the snow outside at Sarah Palin’s Going Rogue book signing in Fairfax, Virginia, to ask all the ladies waiting in line what the ex-guv means for women and feminism. Typical quotes? “[Palin] presents herself feminine…The impression is that feminists are women who don’t like to value their… READ MORE »


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If you ever, like Elin Nordegren, have the misfortune of finding out that an “outsider” has been interfering in your marriage, and you happen to live in Hawaii, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota or Utah, there is something you can do—sue said third-party for “alienation of affection.” These laws date back to… READ MORE »


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Here’s a riddle for you: What does Tiger Woods have in common with Levi Johnston? Besides a last name that sounds a lot like a penis euphemism? Soon, Tiger may be joining Levi in the pages of Playgirl. The nudey mag has revealed that it has received photos supposedly of Tiger, sans clothes, and will… READ MORE »


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Ever since the s**t hit the fan between Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren, the whole world—and all of Tiger’s mistresses, which is practically the whole world—has something to say about this colossal scandal. US Weekly has gone as far as to get some unsolicited advice from relationship experts for the couple. After the jump, here’s… READ MORE »


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And you thought Oprah tore James Frey a new one on her show? Last night, Rachel Maddow invited Richard Cohen, the controversial (and unlicensed) psychotherapist who claims to have counseled thousands of men and women out of being gay, on her show. In his book Coming Out Straight, Cohen argues that there are psychological… READ MORE »


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Is there anyone out there who is not embroiled in a sex scandal? Rod Jetton, a 42-year-old Republican and the former Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives, has gotten himself in some legal trouble over his sexual exploits. A woman is claiming that he drugged her and then beat her up during sex, and… READ MORE »


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Remember that skeevy soap commercial for Method where a woman gets cat-called in the shower by a bunch of bubbles? Well, Method allegedly pulled it offline after viewers complained, although it’s obviously still here. Anyway, this angered some advertising blogger who insists sexual harassment jokes are hilarious. Steve Hall, a blogger for AdRants, penned… READ MORE »


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How cool! A straight woman named Jamie Frevele is auctioning off her right to marry on eBay after New York State voted not to grant homosexual couples the right to gay marriage. Of course, a person can’t actually transfer a right on eBay, but all the money Frevele does earn off her eBay auction will… READ MORE »


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According to AJ Daulerio over at Deadspin, lots of big-time athletes are probably pissed at Tiger Woods. No, not for cheating on his wife with a billion different women, but because they’re all doing the same thing and have thus far flown (mostly) under the radar. Here is Deadspin’s take on this whole thing: RachelREAD MORE »