There’s A 9/11 Handbag

Jessica Wakeman / August 18, 2011

A purse to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks doesn’t sound like it should be right. But hear me out on this. Handbag designers Jen and Chris Mascali lost their father, Staten Island firefighter Joe Mascali, on 9/11 and they are donating the wholesale portion of proceeds from these handbags to the… More »


That’s Not Sexism: Christine O’Donnell Claims Piers Morgan’s Interview Was Sexist

Jessica Wakeman / August 18, 2011

Accusing the courtly British interviewer Piers Morgan of being rude did not seem to work for Christine O’Donnell, so now she is claiming sexism is to blame. “If he was sitting there talking to Barack Obama or Joe Biden or any other male Senate candidates, talking about masturbation and all of this stuff, it would’ve… More »


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The Vatican Is Offering Forgiveness For Abortions Until Sunday

Jessica Wakeman / August 18, 2011

Abortion is a big no-no in the Catholic church — but not from Tuesday until this Sunday. The Vatican is offering forgiveness to women who’ve had abortions during a six day-long World Youth Day prayer event in Madrid, which will bring 1.5 million pilgrims from all over the world. Catholic women who have had a… More »


Russian Unicorn: Bad Lip-Reading Michael Bublé

Lip-dubbing — videos in which people mouth the words to songs — is so last year. I’m all about Bad Lip-Reading! The jokesters behind this trend dub their own lyrics — based on what it looks like the artist is singing by (badly) reading their lips — over popular music videos. Check out their… More »


“Quirky Girl”: The Other Side Of The Manic Pixie Dream Girl

The Manic Pixie Dream girl — every woman kinda sorta wishes she could be her, every guy kinda sort wants to bang her. Right? If you’ve got a festering love/hate relationship with Zooey Deschanel’s character in “(500) Days Of Summer” — and other relentlessly quirky girls like her — then you’ll appreciate this Funny… More »