Girl Talk: Neither A Trophy Nor A Tiger

By: Angela Tung / July 26, 2011
When I first saw Wendi Deng Murdoch spike that foam-pie-throwing comedian-protestor's head like a volleyball, I giggled with glee. Then I sighed with relief. Here, finally, was a portrayal of an Asian woman I could embrace. No timid China doll or obedient geisha, no mere trophy wife, Deng was the tiger wife, defending her asset… More »


Spin Your Vinyl Vertically

After many years of function, my record player bit the dust last week. In trying to find a replacement, I ran across this bad boy over at Urban Outfitters. The deal? You mount this sucker to the wall and it lets you play records vertically. In other words, it masquerades as art on an empty… More »


Mary J. Blige Says She Almost Died From Alcoholism

"[Alcoholism] was bigger than me. It was definitely going to kill me. I remember sitting on my bed. I swear, I don't know what death feels like, but I felt like my spirit was trying to leave my body. I really didn't care about myself. I was borderline suicidal. I was like the walking dead… More »


9 Things I Dread About Dating

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 26, 2011
As some of you may have read, my dude and I split last week due to religious differences. You'll be glad to know that I am on the mend; actually I'm feeling pretty good. I caught up with some friends I hadn't seen in a while, cleaned out every nook and cranny of my bedroom,… More »


An Open Letter To Platform Shoes

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 26, 2011
Dear Platform Shoes, I have an issue that I need to resolve with you, but I want to do it in a sensitive and productive way so I'm going to try to use "I-statements." Did you ever learn about "I-statements," Platforms? According to my 7th grade health textbook, you can solve any problem by simply… More »


Morning Quickies: Jesse James And Kat Von D Break Up

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 26, 2011
Oh boo hoo. Sandra Bullock's ex, Jesse James, and his fiance, Kat Von D, broke up and called off their engagement. [People Mark Ronson and Kelly Osbourne are among the guests at Amy Winehouse's funeral in London today. [Celebuzz] Also, Amy Winehouse's ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil has reportedly been left out of her will. [Daily MailMore »