An Internal Monologue In The Hair Care Aisle

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 2, 2011

The scene: 3 p.m. on a Thursday, Walgreens (or similar well-stocked pharmacy).

OK, I’m here for one thing and one thing only: anti-frizz serum. This early fall humidity is making me look like Phil Spector at his murder trial and that is not good for my social life. It’s time to take action. More »

Be My Boyfriend: Penguin Man

Ami Angelowicz / October 2, 2011

Alfred David, better known by the people of Brussels as “Monsieur Pingouin,” claims to share a special telepathic connection with the birds. Penguin Man waddles like a penguin (because of an old hip injury), talks like a penguin, dresses like a penguin, eats like a penguin, and actually believes he is, in fact, a penguin. More »

Want: Velociraptor Claw Extensions For Your Fingers!

Julie Gerstein / October 2, 2011

Because sometimes you just need a little something extra — a little more power, more edge. So call upon these intense, rather intimidating Predator Rings, from jewelry designer Danielle Nicole Hill. They’re only (ha!) $200 each, or $900 for the whole set. A small price to pay for the ability to claw someone’s eyes out,… More »

It’s Time To Cry: Watch A Deaf Woman Hear For The First Time

Jessica Wakeman / October 2, 2011

Oh hai. Have you cried yet today? That’s all going to change when you watch this video of a 29-year-old deaf woman hearing for the first time thanks to a hearing implant. Grab a tissue … no, grab two. [YouTube]… More »

Beauty Test Drive: Spa Sonic Skin Care System

Annika Harris / October 1, 2011

OK, so this has been the year of skin woes for me. First, I accidentally burnt my lips using two common beauty products — teeth whitener and Blistex. After a few weeks, my lips healed for a short time, and then began to peel again. Few products offered any long-term therapeutic relief, and after speaking… More »

Joseph Gordon-Levitt On His Head Shaving Scene

“My heart was beating hard, because we only had one take. You can’t shave your head twice. It doesn’t work … Normally, you can always do it over again when you’re making movies. You get a take two. But we only got take one, and it worked.”
Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks about one of the most… More »