Today’s Lady News: Majority Of Americans Support Birth Control With No Extra Cost

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2011

Sixty-six percent of Americans say they support the government’s decision to require health insurers to make birth control available without co-pays, according to a new poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation. [Think Progress, Kaiser Family Foundation]
Dick Cheney’s new memoir includes an incident in which he describes Condoleezza Rice as “tearfully” admitting a mistake. More »

Aug 30: What Are We Wearing Today?

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2011

Ladies, Be Prepared To Fall In Love If You Have Sex

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2011

I’ve long called it the orgasm curse — that thing that happens after great sex with a guy. He immediately goes from an insignificant satellite orbiting your universe to the goddamn sun itself. But why? He didn’t even do anything that impressive. You still find him as annoying as you did an hour ago, but… More »

The Formula For An Amazing News Item: Whitney Houston, A Monkey And Toe Sucking

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2011

Every so often a news item comes along that defies all reason and exceeds all expectations of news greatness. Today, I found one such story. The headline reads: Whitney Houston Once Got Intimate With Michael Jackson’s Pet Monkey Bubbles.” What does that mean exactly? It means that David Gest (that weird looking fellow who wa… More »

When A Label Knockoff Is Much More Than A Rip-Off

By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2011

Most tourists that visit New York know that if you want a Coach bag, but don’t want to pay Coach prices, you can head down to Chinatown and buy a Coach knockoff for a fraction of the designer price. The counterfeit business is a multimillion dollar illegal industry, and you’d be surprised how many fashionista… More »

An Open Letter To The Film Industry About The “Just Kids” Biopioc

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2011

Dear Film Industry,

Hey there! What’s up? I heard a rumor that you are working on a biopic of Patti Smith‘s memoir, Just Kids. Wow! I can’t say I’m surprised. It was a bestseller, winner of a National Book Award, and my favorite book of this year, aside from Freedom, which you will probably… More »