NYPD “Rape Cop” Juror Is Cashing In

Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2011

For the past year, the country has been following the sordid tale of the two NYPD “rape cops” who were accused of sexually assaulting a drunk woman whom they were called to remove from a taxi cab and take into her apartment. After a night of partying, the 27-year-old Gap employee was put into a… More »

Ryan Gosling Is Embarrassed By His Act Of Heroism

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 8, 2011

Remember when Ryan Gosling heroically stopped a street fight over a painting and it was caught on video and I swooned for a solid 30 minutes? Well, it turns out America’s Sexiest Superhero is, in fact, embarrassed by this incident making headlines. He gave MTV the details on what happened, saying that apparently… More »

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 »