“I Facebooked your mom.” “Poke me.” “I don’t read books, I read Facebook status updates.” It’s bad enough that we collectively spend so much time “liking” and “poking” and status-updating on things; there’s really no reason to wear your Facebook addiction on your sleeve. [BitRebels] Keep reading »
Guinness beer fans the flames of homophobia
with its new St. Patrick’s Day commercial with a lesson on how men can hug other men without looking … gay
. (Because arching your butt backwards in an A-frame hug doesn’t draw more attention to it at all!) I know this commercial is a “joke” as far as 12-year-old-boy-humor is concerned. Alas, giving men a hard time for showing affection because they may look gay is neither funny nor original.
I mean, really: The lessons for men about maleness in this commercial are about as subtle as a piece of poster board that simply says “Lite beer = fa**ot.” Hey, Guinness, don’t steal that. [Queerty] Keep reading »
In a recent piece on The Good Men Project about the double standard regarding adultery, Tom Matlack asks, “When was the last time a woman got dragged through the mud for cheating?”
I offer a slightly different question: When was the last time a woman was exposed for cheating—and the story wasn’t crafted around a narrative of love? Keep reading »
It’s 10pm—does LeAnn Rimes know where her fiance is? Because chances are, he may be at the Playboy Club. Eddie Cibrian has landed the lead role in NBC’s new pilot, “Playboy,” which sounds kind of like the network’s answer to “Mad Men.” The show is set in 1963 at Chicago’s exclusive Playboy Club and Eddie will be playing Nick Dalton, a lawyer and regular known for being something of a mob fixer. Keep reading »
“So this was an accident, right? You know, like, ‘We’re having fun and then oops‘?”
Monday morning, 7:30. No coffee, because someone on the internet told me caffeine is bad for pregnant ladies. This week is already uncomfortable, and it’s only going to get worse.
I’m seven months pregnant and, usually, I’m pretty reserved. I keep my sex life in my bedroom and, unsurprisingly, out of my job — especially since I’m an elementary school teacher. I’m also in my late 20’s, in a decade-long, committed, monogamous relationship, and securely employed. In short, I’m the poster child for Mike Huckabee’s idea of responsible reproduction.
And yet. Keep reading »