Let’s Discuss: Sex On A First Date

By: Emily Heist Moss / August 9, 2011

As I surveyed real friends, Facebook friends, Twitter friends, and total strangers about having sex on the first date, the unfortunate cow comparison came up no fewer than five times in my first twelve interviews. Everybody complained about it, bemoaning the lack of nuance, the icky imagery, and the overt transactional implications. And yet, it… More »


Courtney Stodden’s Mom Doesn’t Think Doug Hutchison Is “Creepy” At All

“He’s not creepy. He is such a great guy, he’s so intelligent. I see why they’re together, he looks like he’s in his early 30s, and Courtney looks like he’s in her late 20s … It’s like they’re talking about someone else when they say bad things about Doug. He’s with my daughter and I… More »


Is Jennifer Love Hewitt Dating Ben From “The Bachelorette”?

It appears that Ben Flajnik, the floppy-haired wine maker who had his proposal turned down by Ashley Hebert on “The Bachelorette,” might have found love after all. And with another woman of note who has been notoriously unlucky in love—Jennifer Love Hewitt. According to Life & Style, Jennifer wrote to Ben via Twitter. “Omg! Be… More »


Girl Talk: Dating A Man With Autism Taught Me To Be Myself

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 9, 2011

Ughhhhh, he is infuriating, I thought as I scanned Paul*’s Facebook page. There were new status messages — “carboloading” — a recent video of him performing, and links to new posts on his blog. Facebook told me what parties Paul had recently attended and which ones he had just RSVP’d to; it told me “Paul… More »


Listen Up: Headphones That Complete Any Outift

Many people adore ear buds and their in-ear headphones brethren. Not I. I’m starting to think that my ear canal must be oddly shaped, because they just refuse to stay in place for more than 10 seconds. And yes, I’ve tried the kinds with variable size. So I am all about old fashioned, over the… More »


The Good, The Bad & The WTF: Jake & Vienna Clash On “Bachelor Pad 2″

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 9, 2011

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It’s baaaaaack! Everyone’s favorite trashy Monday night TV show, “Bachelor Pad,” is back for its second season. In case you need a refresher, here’s the premise: 18 former contestants on ABC’s “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” series, living in a house together, having their lives taped, to find out what… More »