Meet New Pop Sensation K’ronikka

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 21, 2011

I really wish pop sensation K’ronikka and her Damn Gurrrl tour were real. I would die to see the “latest and most horrid talent bereft pop monstrosity the music industry has ever sadistically forced down the American public’s collective throat” perform “Booty Wave” live. My gratitude to the Onion News Network for that brilliant sentence. More »

3 Modernized Christmas Carols To Celebrate Awkward Family Time

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 21, 2011

Christmas carols are nice, but they’re a little out of touch with the realities of modern life, don’t you think? I mean, red-nosed reindeer, frosty snowmen, jingling bells, and little drummer boys? Whatever. I think it’s time for an update. Ready to sing about real holiday topics like awkward political discussions, chaste sleeping arrangements, and… More »

A Super Seltzer Maker

By: Julie Gerstein / December 21, 2011

It’s fitting that Chanukah just started and I’m craving a Sodastream so bad. Drinking seltzer water seems like a quintessential Jewish family thing to do, after all, and I was raised with bottles and bottles of Seagram’s seltzer — not Diet Coke — in the house. I’ve been pondering purchasing the Sodastream — which allow… More »

The Tricky Sideburns Vs. Hotness Matrix

By: Julie Gerstein / December 21, 2011

It must be difficult for the menfolk to figure out just how long to keep their sideburns. Too long, and they risk being mistaken for a member of a mid-’90s modern rock band. Too short, and we’ll assume you’ve been locked away in your parent’s basement with only your World of Warcraft to keep your… More »

Etsy Spotlight: Lace Necklaces

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 21, 2011

Lace is showing up everywhere right now — dresses, tights, gloves, skirts — but I’m especially loving the way it’s being used in necklaces. The look of a dainty piece of lace skimming the collarbone is so striking and feminine. Here are 10 lace necklaces handmade by Etsy artists, and trust me: they’ll look equally… More »

Update: Rihanna Responds To Dutch Mag, Editor Resigns

By: Julie Gerstein / December 21, 2011

Rihanna has responded to the controversy over Dutch magazine Jackie referring to her as a “N—abitch.”  She took to Twitter to specifically call out Jackie editor Eva Hoege and respond to Hoege’s apology.
@evajackie I hope u can read english, because your magazine is a poor representation of the evolution of human rights! I… More »