The Best Of The Pepper-Spraying Cop Meme

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 21, 2011

There is absolutely nothing funny about the incident at UC Davis late last week, in which police officers — specifically Officer John Pike — pepper-sprayed peaceful protesters at close range. But there is something quite funny about the internet meme which features Pike pepper-spraying people in famous paintings and photographs. Especially since they are about… More »

The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The 2011 American Music Awards

Julie Gerstein / November 21, 2011

It seems like the American Music Awards are kind of like the off-brand Grammys. Sure, some of the big stars are there, but, like, Jay-Z and Beyonce aren’t exactly banging down the door to make an appearance. And also, what’s up with Sprint throwing its name up all over everything? Kind of tacky, no? Just… More »

Oops: A Guy Asked Me On A Date And I Laughed At Him

Jessica Wakeman / November 21, 2011

Jessica’s Note on 11/23/11: An update to this post has been published here.

Late Sunday afternoon, I was lying around watching reruns of “Millionaire Matchmaker” when I realized I would fall asleep if I didn’t caffienate, pronto. I paused Patti Stanger, threw on my coat, and scurried to the local coffee shop. I… More »

NY Times Vows Column Highlights Most Romantic Story Ever

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 21, 2011

Attention married, engaged, and otherwise coupled up folks! I know every — or most — romances are beautiful and special, but I have some sad news: yours will never live up to the relationship presented in Sunday’s New York Times’ Vows column. Sonia “Sunny” Jacobs and Peter Pringle have raised the romantic bar to insurmountable… More »

Win This! Beyoncé “Live At Roseland: The Elements Of 4″ Deluxe DVD Set

Ami Angelowicz / November 21, 2011

It seems like Beyoncé only gets fiercer with every passing year. If you can’t get enough of Bey’s powerful voice and mesmerizing performances, you’ll be thankful for her new DVD, “Live At Roseland: The Elements Of 4,” due out November 29. This deluxe, two-disc set features the complete Roseland concert, bonus offstage footage, a 20-page booklet… More »

Guy Talk: How To Break Up With A Girl (From A Guy Who’s Done It Wrong A Few Times)

Mark Radcliffe / November 21, 2011

One of the most difficult ordeals a guy can face is the delicate matter of ending a relationship that his girlfriend still wants to continue, especially if he still cares for her. There are some good ways to go about it, but infinitely more bad ones, and I’ve certainly plumbed the latter category more times than I’d like to admit… More »