Famous Writers By Snack Food

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2011

Check out what your favorite writers were ingesting/imbibing as they penned works of literary genius. Who knew that oysters, vinegar, and canned meat could inspire such brilliance. If I ever publish there will be a container of hummus, a cup of iced coffee, and a bottle of red wine next to my name. [Laphams Quarterly]… More »

Style 911: “I Need An Eco-Friendly Denim Jacket!”

By: Julie Gerstein / July 31, 2011

I’m in the market for a jean jacket, but I want to get one that’s from am eco-denim company. I don’t really know whats out there, except for the Gap and J. Crew [ED NOTE: Sorry Amelia!], which I don’t think are known for their organic cotton farming or treatment of kids in their factories. More »

What To Pack When You’re D.C.-Bound

By: Annika Harris / July 31, 2011

How “True Blood” Handles The Topic Of Rape

By: Kat George / July 31, 2011

It look me a while to catch on to “True Blood”; weeks of friends talking nonsense about Jason Stackhouse’s sex life, several Freudian comments on the part of my mother regarding race relations and the sale of vampire blood, and a picture of Alexander Skarsgård without his shirt on, to finally get me watching. And,… More »

8 Extremely Random Celebrity Fans

By: Kamilah Black / July 31, 2011

Ask The Man Panel: Michelangelo’s Maxi Dress

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 31, 2011

The product description for this ModCloth maxi dress begins as follows: “‘Every block of stone has a statue inside it, and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it,’ the great Michelangelo once said. Certainly, he wasn’t talking about this dress…” Luckily for us, our Man Panel certainly is talking about this dre… More »