Lady Gaga and Beyonce’s video
for the song “Video Phone” has been out only a short time and already fans are showing their love with copy-cat videos, including this one by an old college friend of mine, Tracey Petrillo, who does a mean Lady Gaga. In fact, I think she may do a better Gaga than Gaga herself. Check it out! Keep reading »
Poor Levi Johnston. He’s fending off complaints from those (us included) who are disappointed he didn’t show the full monty in his Playgirl pictorial, and now he has to contend with insults about the amount of body hair he has. Nathan Minor, a Chippendales dancer (so he obviously knows what’s manly and sexy), told Us Weekly:
“The only problem — his hairy armpits! We take only mostly shaved guys. He should also focus on his diet to help him get a bit harder. He doesn’t have to go the fitness-y hard look, but he could tighten up a little bit. His body is a little soft.”
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In the past, there have been two types of men who wear scarves. Those who want to keep warm. And those who want to wear scarves because, um, you know, they’re extra fashionable. Now, however, with acceptance of gender-bending/andro/metrosexual fashion, things are changing, and the scarf has made its way into guys’ closets as a wardrobe staple. So much so that StyleFrizz declares that “the scarf is the new tie.” Keep reading »
Most colleges these days have a women’s group and lots of colleges have a Women’s Studies, or even better, a Gender & Sexuality Studies program. But recently, male students at Oxford University and Manchester University in the U.K. have started their very own “men’s groups” to work through their issues with the current state of dude-dom.
According to an article in the Guardian, the men’s groups, which are called Man Collective and MENS Society (Masculinity, Exploring, Networking and Support), respectively, have caused quite a bit of controversy across the pond, with critics saying they’re just glorified frats promoting sexist, macho behavior.
Could it be that modern day “men’s groups” are just a grown-up version of the He-Man Woman Haters Club (from “The Little Rascals”)? Keep reading »
I think we all know that women’s obsession with body image is a cultural epidemic. I feel like it’s common practice to hear not only myself, but also my friends, saying derogatory things about their bodies—too fat, big butt, hate my nose, my skin, hair. Sadly, I don’t know a woman who isn’t guilty of this heinous offense. In case we wanted to remain in denial about what a problem this is, a new study is giving us a reality check about exactly how often we are not just saying, but thinking, these awful things about ourselves. Thirty-six times a day! That’s 1.5 times an hour and 252 times a week that women are thinking negative thoughts about their appearance. Keep reading »
“New Moon” star Ashley Greene visited “The Late Show with David Letterman” yesterday wearing an awesome pinstripe suit and debuting a new haircut. Before, Ashley’s enviable mane was way past her shoulders. Hairstylist Ted Gibson shortened it so it hangs right below her shoulders, then he used a flatiron to make it sleek and added Tame It Lotion from his haircare line to smooth flyaways. Ashley’s new style reminds me of Dakota Fanning’s chic midi-bob. I wish my hair would hurry up and grow! Keep reading »
London College of Fashion undergrad Rosalind Keep created this lovely trompe l’oeil dress that looks like a coat. Love it or leave it at home? [Trendland] Keep reading »
Ah, testicles. So mysterious! So enigmatic! Why do they look like that? How do they work? The testes are an enigma to most women. Thankfully, an evolutionary psychologist and a pair of female researchers have stepped forward to answer the question: “Yo, what’s up with testicles?” In this month’s Evolutionary Psychology, Gordon Gallup, Mary Finn, and Becky Sammis explain the evolution of the testes. Find out wassup with the sack after the jump! Keep reading »
Friends, I have found my new television obsession—the Independent Film Channel’s “Dinner with the Band,” which conveniently airs on Tuesdays (tonight!) at 11 p.m. The concept is simple. Tattooed chef Sam Mason invites a different band each week to his New York loft. He shows them how to make a souped-up version of their favorite tour food and, while things cook, the band plays a set. The reasons the show does it for me: A) Sam is way hot, regardless of his mustache situation, B) because the bands he invites are great, from Kid Sister to Les Savy Fav and, C) you get to discover some rockin’ new tunes and cook stuff at the same time. Also, since we’re dealing with bands, there is a high instance rate of tight jeans. My DVR is already set. Keep reading »