Our Recollections From 9/11: Amelia

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 8, 2011

It’s been 10 years since the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and we continue to feel very real aftershocks. In the hours, days and weeks following the tragedy, no one could imagine how much our world would change — how our concepts of peace and freedom would shift and morph, and how our senseMore »


Why, Yes, I Probably Do Have Misophonia, Now Stop Chewing Like That!

Julie Gerstein / September 8, 2011

Do you ever fly into a small brain rage at the sound of your friends or lovers swallowing? Freak out at the tenor of your officemate’s voice? Want to strangle your roommate over their incessant throat clearing? Then you, like me, might have a case of misophonia. What the hell is misophonia? It’s a newly… More »


“Toddlers & Tiaras” Presents The World’s Tiniest Working Girl

Ami Angelowicz / September 8, 2011

The mothers on “Toddlers & Tiaras” are notorious for making questionable judgment calls when it comes to their children. Bare midriffs, heavy makeup, risque dance moves, spray tans, Red Bull. and flippers all can be considered “too mature” for kids. Wendy Dickey is the latest pageant mom with her head on the guillotine for dressing… More »


Girl Talk: I Chased Down My Pickpocketer And Won

NouveauYorker / September 8, 2011

As a mid-20s Manhattanite who leads a hectic life reliant on long hours, late evenings, and public transportation, I’ve often considered what would happen if I ever found myself in a threatening situation. Standing more than six feet tall in my favorite wedges, with fiery red hair and freckly arms, I’ve thought of myself le… More »


Evan Rachel Wood Is The 5th Non-Blonde

Evan Rachel Wood is my favsies. And not just because she’s from my hometown and played Queen Sophie Anne on “True Blood.” At the after-party for “Ides of March” at the Venice Film Festival, she hopped on stage and did a rousing rendition of 4 Non Blondes’ “What’s Up?” in front of GeorgeMore »


10 Ways To Win Over New “Bachelor,” Ben Flajnik

And it’s official—ABC has confirmed that Ben Flajnik is in fact the new “Bachelor.” I’m just not sure how to feel about this news. Ben is cute and sweet, and the fact that he is a winemaker makes him quite a bit sexier. But he’s also a thinker—a thinker who sounds like a robot with… More »