Can Scott McCreery Beat The “American Idol” Dude Curse?

Beyond walking into a ladies' bathroom or applying to a women's college, there are not all that many arenas in which being female is a distinct advantage. But if you happen to be one of the final contestants on "American Idol," having breasts and a vagina is a very good thing. Over the years,… More »

Cheesburger, Cheeseburger, Nail Nail Nail

By: Julie Gerstein / May 26, 2011
Darling nail and burger blogger Bret is stealing our hearts, one shiny, grease-dripping nail at a time. His blog, Burgers and Nails, is just that: great nails, and delicious burgers. Do you really need anything else? (Maybe some Tom Selleck, a waterfall and a sandwich?) [Burgers and Nails]… More »

Name That Kardashian Novel!

It's a big day for the Kardashian klan. Not only is Kim engaged—and to Kris Humphries, whose name conveniently begins with a 'K'—but Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe just announced that they've written their first novel. Kim blogged, "We are releasing a novel with William Morrow and we want you to… More »

7 Rules To Avoid Getting Bed Bugs When You Travel

Last month, I went on an amazing trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Only a not so amazing thing happened at one of the hotels where I stayed. I went to bed after a night of tango dancing, and sometime circa 2 a.m., I woke up to what felt like a pin prick on my hand. More »

Beyoncé Wants To “Make Love,” Stat

Last night, during the finale of "American Idol," Beyoncé strutted onstage to debut a new song off of her new album, "1+1." As you can guess, the song shows off her arithmetic skills. But more impressively, the soulful ballad repeats the line "Make love to me," which feels like a nice return to… More »

Do Not Want: A YSL Bag Made Of Plastic Bags — For $1,720

By: Julie Gerstein / May 26, 2011
For a while a few years ago, everywhere you looked you'd see those Anya Hindmarch "I Am Not a Plastic Bag" bags -- a cheeky take on environmentalism and sustainability. Now, Yves St. Laurent has their own, rather twisted take on recycling; they've created a bag made from plastic bags and manufactured by artisans i… More »