Adventures In Bad Marketing: Would You Trade A Date For A New Pair Of Shoes?

By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2011

There is nothing at all creepy about trading yourself like so much chattel in exchange for a pretty pair of new shoes, right? Right. Good, because that’s exactly the big idea behind Chocolate Sole Lounge’s new “Get a Man and Get a Gorgeous Shoe” program.” Chocolate Sole Lounge is a direct marketer that offers wome… More »


Money Shot: Marilyn Manson Steps Out With A Merkin-Clad Mannequin

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2011

In case you were wondering what Marliyn Manson’s up to these days, he was spotted leaving Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont Hotel with a mannequin, I mean performance artist Narcissister. She plays a convincing blow-up doll. The merkin is a nice touch. Very “Lars and the Real Girl.” [ONTD]… More »


New Mexico State Trooper Caught Having Sex On Hood Of Car, With Gun On

What’s better than having sex on your office desk? Doing it on the hood of your squad car, in uniform, if you happen to be a state trooper. Apparently, a guy was caught doing just this in broad daylight by a security camera a few weeks ago. And the dude is even still… More »


Girl Talk: How I Stopped Falling For Guys Who Failed To Mention They Had Girlfriends

By: Jennifer Garam / August 31, 2011

When I was in my late 20s, I had a crush on a guy I worked with. He was tall and preppy, and looked like he’d stepped out of a J. Crew catalog. Every Monday morning I’d skip down the aisle, lean on the wall of his cubicle, and ask him how his weekend was,… More »


Turning Your Brown Eyes Blue

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2011

Well, technically, I’m keeping my brown eyes brown (I like them that way) but want to experiment with lining them in blue. Nars’ larger than life long-wear eyeliner in “Rue Saint-Honore” should add some drama to my fall face, making my natural eye color pop. Cobalt here I come. More »


Kim Kardashian And Her Butt Make A Music Video

Kim Kardashian, who hopes to have a second career as a recording artist, never released a video for her song “Jam (Turn It Up).” And judging from this 54-second clip that Perez Hilton leaked, we totally get why. It’s awful. Basically, it’s a slew of pervy shots of Kim’s butt in slow motio… More »