Mates Of State Brings Their Daughters On The Road

Mates of State is a band composed of two people—Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner—who happen to be married. And their upbeat, clap-able tunes make marriage sound really, really fun. But things got complicated for the couple when they had their first daughter, Magnolia, four years ago and even more complicated two years later, when they… More »


Soapbox: What’s Your Number? Here’s Why I Don’t Care

Emily Heist Moss / October 7, 2011

The previews for the Anna Faris vehicle “What’s Your Number?” couldn’t make me want to see that movie any less if they added “Exorcist”-style projectile vomiting. The premise, if you have magically managed to miss the media blitz, is that Faris’ character realizes her list of sexual partners has one more digit than most of her… More »


The Good, The Bad, & The WTF: The Situation Teaches Snooki A Lesson

Jessica Wakeman / October 7, 2011

Oh, Mike. You’re such a creep. On last night’s episode of “Jersey Shore,” Mike tries to teach Snooki a lesson (his choice of words) by spreading the rumor that he or his friend called Jionni to tattletale about their alleged hookup. It’s hard to say whether doing that, or letting Snooki think he did that,… More »


Michelle Obama To Set Jumping Jack World Record

Michelle Obama is our hero. She is using the get-lots-of-people-to-do-a-simple-thing strategy in order to set a Guinness World Record. More specifically, she is teaming up with National Geographic Kids to break the world record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24 hour period, beginning on October 11 at 3 p.m. and ending… More »


Girl Talk: I Am A Reunion Concert Junkie

“Close your eyes, give me your hand … darling. Do you feel my heart beating?”

Earlier this week, I found myself swaying back and forth, a glass of Prosecco in my hand, belting out the lyrics to The Bangles’ “Eternal Flame,” my favorite song circa 1988. I was 8 years old when the… More »


A Chic & Spooky Halloween Headband

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 7, 2011

When the clock strikes midnight on October 1st all my Halloween-obsessed friends begin their holiday decorating, and they don’t stop until October 31st. And you know what? God bless ‘em — their dedication is inspiring and their Halloween parties are epic. But for those of us who prefer a more subtle approach to the holiday… More »