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 »


New Obsession: Women Fighters In Reasonable Armor

By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2011

I’m not a huge sci-fi or fantasy fan, but almost every time I watch one of these films or look at illustrations lifted from graphic novels from the genre, I get crazy peeved by the stupid costumes they put their female characters in. How are these lady warriors supposed to fight anybody in such skimpy,… More »


Middle Children Don’t Have It As Bad As We Thought

It appears that Jan Brady may have given middle children a bad rep. According to a new book, The Secret Power of Middle Children, they aren’t perpetually complaining about being known at school as Marcia’s younger sister and Cindy’s older sister. No, in fact author Catherine Salmon says there’s rarely “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia” issues at… More »