8 Hot Reasons To Care About The Republican Presidential Candidates

Julie Gerstein / January 18, 2012

Buckle up, because we’ve got another 10 months of intense campaigning, debating and intense political infighting before the 2012 election season is out. To make the journey slightly more pleasant, we’ve selected a some of the candidates’ more attractive assets — specifically their hottie sons. We thought some eye candy couldn’t hurt (And okay, okay,… More »


So That’s What Happens When You Offer Blow Jobs In Exchange For Chicken McNuggets

Ami Angelowicz / January 18, 2012

What happens when you offer oral sex in exchange for an order of McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets? I’m sure you’ve asked yourself this very question a number of times as you passed the golden arches, dreaming of eating an order of heavily processed chicken product, but not quite being able to scrape up the $3.41 for… More »


The French Can Even Sexualize Friggin’ Weight Watchers Ads

Jessica Wakeman / January 18, 2012

First of all, we need to discuss: the French have Weight Watchers? Whatever happened to French Women Don’t Get Fat? Zut alors! Excuse me while I call Le Boyfriend toute suite to inform him of this stunning factoid, as his most beloved leisure time activity is to sneer at Americans licking Cheeto dust from between their fingers. More »


18 Things Women Can Do That I Just Don’t Understand

Kate Fridkis / January 18, 2012

I have long suspected that I am bad at being a woman. There are things that other women can do that I am terrible at. There are days that I go out wearing giant boys’ sweatpants, my dad’s old football sweatshirt and a red knit cap. I forget that I’m supposed to try to look… More »


Beyoncé’s Album Promo Photos Are Unrecognizable

Rachel Krause / January 18, 2012

The rampant white-washing of models, actresses, and musicians of color is not a new concept. Freida Pinto, Rihanna, and Aishwarya Rai have all previously fallen victim to white-washing on magazine covers and in promotional images. Beyoncé’s skin was lightened dramatically in a 2008 cosmetics ad by L’Oreal, where she is the spokesperson. These incidents ca… More »


Is This “Mad Men” Ad Insensitive To 9/11 Victims?

Jessica Wakeman / January 18, 2012

Oooh. That’s no good. Who thought this was a good advertisement to put in downtown Manhattan? I love “Mad Men” as much as the next latte-drinking, Volvo-driving, East Coast liberal and I know the image of man in a suit falling from the sky in the opening credits is powerful iconography tied to the show. More »