Frisky Rant: Magnum Condoms Are Total B.S.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 16, 2009

On the newest episode of “The Real World: Brooklyn” (the show started last week and has been relatively boring), one of the male housemates made a big show of having to use Magnum condoms. Oh really dude? Seriously, there is no bigger marketing scam than Magnums, except maybe New Coke, only New Coke failed, and… More »


French Politician Returned To Work Five Days After C-Section

By: Annika Harris / January 16, 2009

French Justice Minister Rachida Dati returned to work just five days after giving birth to her first child via C-section. This may seem like a commendable feat to some, but this is sending a rather scary message to moms and working women, in general: You must be a “Super Indestructible Mom.”… More »


Gardening’s Good Sex Guarantee

By: Catherine Strawn / January 16, 2009

If you want your boyfriend to give you good lovin’ for years to come, make him go prune some bushes (no, not yours). Researchers at Medical University of Vienna found that 30 minutes of weeding, digging, or mowing were enough to reduce the risk of impotence by about 38 percent. And men who work off… More »


Doin’ It With Dr. V: How To Tell Someone They Need To Get Tested For STDs

By: Dr. V / January 16, 2009

Hi, I’m Dr. V. I’m not a real doctor, I just play one on the Internet. What I am is a lady, a lady who is a fool for love! And I love nothing more than sex. My deepest desires have happily led me on many adventures in the sack, but they have also, sadly,More »


Barbie’s Designer Was Pervy

By: Annika Harris / January 16, 2009

Barbie has had a rather controversial past that has centered around her physique and her impact on young girls. But the past of Barbie toy designer Jack Ryan is juicier than any compromising position you may have put Barbie and Ken in when you were younger. In Toy Monster: The Big, Bad World of Mattel,… More »


Love 101: All About Personal Ads

By: Erin Flaherty / January 16, 2009

It’s that magical time of year when, disgusted by the post-holiday bloat effect, we make all kinds of unrealistic promises to ourselves (A.K.A. “resolutions”): We’ll stop eating Skittles every day at 4 p.m., totally start exercising again, nix the Marlboros and get our hair looking really awesome once and for all. And of course, the… More »