Wild Flag “Romance” Us

Julie Gerstein / September 6, 2011

Wild Flag is an all-female supergroup of sorts, featuring Janet Weiss and Carrie Brownstein from Sleater Kinney, Rebecca Cole from The Minders, and Mary Timony from Helium. “Romance,” the first single off their self-titled debut release, features the band members taking a rather unorthodox coffee break from their dull office jobs. [Village Voice]… More »


Happy Valentine’s Day, You Selfish Bitch

Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2011

Finally, a Valentine’s Day card for that untapped “ex who made your life a living hell” demographic. [Shlooby Kitten]… More »


Culturista: Your Guide To The Week, From Rachel Zoe To “Contagion”

Let’s face it: keeping up with pop culture is difficult. With more than 1000 channels worth of TV shows, not to mention a new flood of movies and music every week, it’s practically a full-time job to keep up with everything. Luckily, it is my full-time job. So after the jump, your cheat sheet to… More »


Douchebags Can Be Explained By Science

Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2011

Science can explain everything, including that bro in the Red Sox hat chugging Amstel Lights. A study of 363 college students published in the online edition of the journal Sex Roles found that men with sexist attitudes towards women think more favorably of casual sex and tend to pursue “aggressive courtship strategies.” Lucky for them,… More »


Gerard Depardieu Parodies His Peeing Incident

Gerard Depardieu is apparently not too embarrassed by the incident last month whereby he peed himself on an airplane from Paris to Dublin when a flight attendant told him he couldn’t use the bathroom. As any self-respecting actor would do, he has gone the route of self parody, making this clip for French… More »


On Seeing A Bruised Woman On The Train

Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2011

Riding on the train home from work last week, the woman sitting next to me caught my eye. It wasn’t just her bright red lipstick or her retro dress that I noticed — it was a large, ugly, blue-brown-yellow bruise on her upper arm. As covertly as I could, I looked at the bruise, the… More »