Creepy Perv Made 5,000+ Calls About Pantyhose

Rachel Krause / October 27, 2011

Someone’s got a fetish and hasn’t found an appropriate outlet for it yet! Over the course of a 53-day period in 2010, a gentleman named Rip Alan Swartz made 6,575 calls — maxing out at 432 on one particular September day — trying to get women to chat about pantyhose. His failproof tactic? Swartz would… More »


Girl Talk: I Almost Dated My Step-Brother

Emily Morrow / October 27, 2011

When I was 15, my mom got remarried to a Hawaiian shirt-wearing, retired “Coasty” named Tom. His kids, Caleb and Heather, lived up near Boston with their mom, and we lived in Florida. So, I only ever saw my new step-brother and step-sister on big holidays every other year. They were more friends than siblings. More »


The Prettiest Pajama Party

Julie Gerstein / October 27, 2011

I’ve finally had enough of sleeping in my old yoga pants, which I got when I tried to make yoga my “thing” (surprise, it’s not my thing). That’s why I’m upgrading my sleeping situation of late with a pair of lovely cotton jammies from the fine folks at BedHead. Not only are these pajamas beautifully… More »


Zach Galifianakis Makes An Unusual Entrance On “Conan”

Rachel Krause / October 27, 2011

Does this only apply to me, or is Zach Galifianakis the dream man of nerd girls everywhere? The voice of Humpty Dumpty (yes!) in the impending update of Puss in Boots emerges from a desk, tells a few jokes, gives Conan some talk show-hosting advice (Zach is the host of “Between Two Ferns,” the most… More »


Shopping Guide: 10 Great Laptop Cases And Bags

Julie Gerstein / October 27, 2011

A couple of weeks ago, I managed to spill a full cup of iced coffee on my laptop, forever rendering the “P” key on my computer useless. It was quite a wake up call–I need to start treating my precious electronic devices better. And with that in mind, I’ve set about to find you–and me–some… More »


Morning Quickies: Michael Lohan Arrested Again. Yes, Again.

Jessica Wakeman / October 27, 2011

Lord have mercy, Michael Lohan got arrested again. YES, AGAIN. Michael was arrested earlier this week for an alleged domestic violence incident against his on-again-off-again girlfriend Kate Major and was released on Wednesday night. Hours later, Kate Major called police to say that Michael Lohan had made a harrassing phone call to her, which… More »