Campus Confidential: Disorientation

abarlow / September 6, 2011

The bottom line of college orientation is that it’s a paradox: feeling simultaneously deeply comforted and entirely thrown off your axis, spinning rapidly towards the unknown. Or at least, that’s what orientation was like for me.

This paradox manifested itself at the very beginning of the journey from Ohio to New York. After… More »


Kate Winslet Talks Projectile Vomiting In Her New Film

“I had to contain a lot of vomit in my mouth, which is not possible for a person to do. So without going into too much detail, it was a fairly complex rig and there was some extremely clever CGI involved … It was hysterical. We were all completely beside ourselves with laughter … My… More »


Thin Mints Get All The Love

Ami Angelowicz / September 6, 2011

Sometimes when I have sugar cravings I like to watch “To Chef: Just Desserts” and pretend like I’m a judge who gets to try everything. I did that last night. Today, I am Googling news items about cookies. I stumbled upon this delicious infographic that shows Girl Scout cookie varietals by percentage of sales. A… More »


Morning Quickies: Vera Wang To Knockoff Kardashian Wedding Dress

Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2011

Vera Wang is knocking off two of the three wedding dresses she designed for Kim Kardashian for Davids Bridal, available this February. Could you imagine getting married in a dress that was a knockoff of a celeb gown? [Styleite]
Beyoncé celebrated her 30th birthday this weekend on a yacht in Italy with Gwyneth Paltrow… More »


Money Shot: A Urinal Fit For A Ladyflower

Ami Angelowicz / September 6, 2011

I would love to see a man’s reaction if he walked into a restroom to take a piss and found this urinal. Wouldn’t this be more appropriate for a ladies’ loo? I would seriously pee standing up if it were logistically less complex. I pride myself on the fact that I can get in and… More »


A Divorce Ring?

From the land of trends we hope won’t catch on, we bring you the latest piece of bling bling from jeweler Spritzer and Furman. What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a divorce ring and it will cost you a cool $3200 to wear this golden heart, which has been symbolically broken by a wedge… More »