Is West Lee The New Emily Maynard? And Is “The Bachelor” Cashing In On Personal Tragedies?

"The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" have long been known for casting types—the workaholic, the basketcase, the party heartier. But it looks like after last season, when Emily Maynard became a fan favorite because of the resilience she showed in talking about her fiance who died in a plane crash years before the show, it appear… More »


Dear Wendy: “What’s The REAL Reason He Doesn’t Want To Date Me?”

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 31, 2011
A week ago I met a really nice guy and we hit it off right away. We both are newly single and expressed to one another that we were just looking for someone to go out and spend time with. We went on our first official date a couple of days ago and it went… More »


Department Of Nonsensical: Suri Cruise In Heels At The Beach

By: Julie Gerstein / May 31, 2011
So, everybody knows that walking in heels in sand is virtually impossible. So why in the heck would both Katie Holmes and her little girl Suri Cruise wear heels to play around in the sand? The pair were spotted all dolled up at a Memorial Day beach party in Malibu. Ladies, ladies, ladies! Sensible flip-flo… More »


Meet Julia Moreno: Newspapers Give The “Rape Cop”‘s Wife A Platform To Trash Alleged Victim

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2011
"SHE CAN GO TO HELL: Says woman 'made up' rape for money." That was the cover story headline on The New York Post on Sunday morning. The woman who can go to hell? The 29-year-old fashion executive who accused an NYPD officer of raping her when she was blackout drunk one night in 2008. The… More »


Girl Talk: How I Overdosed On Self-Help

By: Jennifer Garam / May 31, 2011
This is how I used to start my day: I'd meditate for five minutes, read the daily passage in The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie, and do the daily reading and writing exercises from my Buddhism book. Then I'd log onto my computer and type my gratitude list of 30-50 items I was grateful for,… More »


Death Cab For Cutie Wants To Go Home

Death Cab for Cutie albums are almost invariably about longing for something—usually a person. But on Codes and Keys—the first album in three years from Ben Gibbard, Chris Walla, and crew—the wistfulness seems to be directed at an abstraction: home. In fact, the word "home" appears in, oh, almost every song on the album and… More »