Matthew Weiner Promises “Mad Men” Will Not End In A Fart

Ami Angelowicz / November 15, 2011

“I do know how the whole show ends … It came to me in the middle of last season. I always felt like it would be the experience of human life. And human life has a destination. It doesn’t mean Don’s gonna die. What I’m looking for, and how I hope to end the show,… More »

LifeStyles Condom-Inspired Bags Look Classier Than They Sound

Jessica Wakeman / November 15, 2011

 A bag that looks like it’s made out of condom wrappers? Sounds trashy. Oh, but it so, so isn’t. Handbag designer Maggie Kervick has designed a makeup bag, a wristlet and a tote inspired by LifeStyles Skyn condom wrappers and as you can see, they’re pretty glam! It’s not obvious what the words say, either. Each… More »

Girl Talk: Maybe I’m Not Bridesmaid Material

Kate Fridkis / November 15, 2011

“So, this is awkward,” said the email from my friend, the bride. “But I’ve decided to keep my bridesmaids to just really close friends.”

She had three bridesmaids. I was the third. Apparently, she only had two really close friends, and I was not one of them.

“Wait,” I wrote back. More »

Keep Herbs Fresh & On Display

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 15, 2011

As a single gal, cooking for one is fun, but there’s a problem: many ingredients aren’t sold that way. Herbs, for example. So many great recipes call for fresh herbs, but in small doses — unfortunately, they’re rarely sold in small amounts at the grocery store. I cannot tell you how many times I’ve had… More »

Would You Wear: Sequined Shorts?

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 15, 2011

You know in movies when a character is so deep in thought they wander around the city completely unaware of their surroundings, stepping in front of buses and scattering flocks of pigeons? That was me yesterday, pondering sequined shorts. As a diehard fan of sequins, I love every sparkly trend, but sequined shorts bring u… More »

11 Lady TV Characters That Don’t Make Us Want To Die Inside

Julie Gerstein / November 15, 2011

We’ve already discussed how there are too few women writing for TV and movies, and how that makes it challenging to find worthwhile women to watch. Even when there are women on television, they’re often the kind of cloying and annoying characters that make too many compromises, or are possessed with stereotypical flaws that allow… More »