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Love & Sex

In this week’s Savage Love column, a guy (for convenience, I’m assuming it was a dude, but it could have been a woman) wrote in saying he’d coined the clever term “procrasturbation” and wanted help getting it into dictionaries. Procrasturbation, he explained, means “to waste time by pleasuring yourself.” He said he wrote Merriam-Webster back… READ MORE »


Style

Want to get rid of a pimple fast? Wash the area with some acne cleanser, dab on a bit of organic toothpaste and leave overnight, rinse thoroughly the next morning. Voilà — no more pimple! … READ MORE »


Entertainment

If there’s one thing in this world I have to thank Meghan McCain for, it’s “Paranormal Activity.” I went to see this horror movie last night, after the Daily Beast blogette wrote on her Twitter:”Ohhh my GOD!!!!!! One of the scariest movies I’ve ever seen!!! My adrenalin is still pumping and I think I… READ MORE »


Celebs

Meghan McCain is threatening to pull a Miley Cyrus and quit Twitter! Meanie commenters got a little too vicious with the Senator’s daughter after she posted a Twitpic depicting her, um, choice of literature.

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News

Check out this latest version of Hello Kitty: It’s anatomically correct, sort of. If you’ve always wondered what, exactly, is inside of Miss Kitty, this is your chance to find out. The “Anatomy” figures are the result of a collaboration with Dr. Romanelli and come in white, pink, and blue or tan and red. If… READ MORE »


Guys

I don’t know why I’m so flabbergasted, and, dare I say, turned off, by these new padded crotch Calvin Klein jeans for men that promise “body-defining fit for an enhanced profile.” After all, we ladies have padded push-up bras, Spanx, and a variety of other undergarments that create the illusion of a body blessed by… READ MORE »


Style

Despite expressing dismay that the previous ad — featuring an extremely whittled-down Filippa Hamilton — had made it to print and that it didn’t represent their “image,” it’s not the only example of Ralph Lauren execs being a bit overzealous with Photoshop. Check out this ad from a Ralph Lauren window display in Sydney. Mmm,… READ MORE »


News

Marisa at Needles and Sins, who we interviewed yesterday, has a terrific post on the most horrid of Halloween costumes: bad tattoos. If this Lydia the Tattooed Lady getup doesn’t disturb you, perhaps this Tattooed Dog costume will. “[W]hat’s really bugging me here [isn’t] that companies are making a buck mocking our art,” says Marisa. READ MORE »


Celebs

“When people said to me, ‘Girls can’t play rock ‘n’ roll,’ I’m like, What are you saying? Girls can’t master the instrument? I’m in class with girls playing cello, violin, piano, Beethoven, Bach. You’re telling me they can’t play guitar?”Joan Jett from Joan Jett and The Blackhearts in Esquire magazine. (FYI, Kristen Stewart cut her… READ MORE »


Style

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got piles of mail, loads of little bottles littering the bathroom, keys, sunglasses, tubes of lotions, et cetera et cetera. The one super-fast way to tidy up? Buy a pretty tray. Not only do they provide order when there is absolutely none (think: that surface where you drop everyone… READ MORE »


Celebs

Leona Lewis was slapped by a “fan,” who police have arrested, at her Dreams book signing. [PopEater] — No one seems to know why he slapped her, but this will probably affect how close fans are allowed to get to her in the future. My theory is the fan got upset because Leona was pretendingREAD MORE »


News

A study in the medical journal Cancer found that a man is seven times more likely to leave his partner if she is seriously ill than if the tables are turned. This might be due to the conditioning of women to be caretakers of their loved ones. [Times of London]—Insert tasteless John Edwards joke here.
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