Girl Talk: How My Parents Made Me A Feminist

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 17, 2011

A few weeks ago, on a first date, a guy told me about how watching his mother — a strong, intelligent woman who held the family together — made him into a feminist. Then he asked me what it was that made me start caring about women’s equality. I’m sure he expected that I wa… More »


Go Hands-Free With The Backpack Umbrella

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2011

Before you even ask, yes, we are dead serious. Occasionally a product comes along that is so ingenious, so practical, so convenient, and so incredibly life-altering that we are able to put aside our shallow desire to look cool and stylish in public. The Backpack Umbrella is one such product. Imagine the rainy day possibilities! More »


Ke$ha Explains Why She Wrote “Till The World Ends” For Britney Spears Rather Than For Herself

“That song. I’ve never been more proud of anything in my career … It really solidifies me as a songwriter in the pop music world, which is what I consider myself first and foremost. So it actually is really, really exciting for me when I hear [Britney] sing it. Like, when I hear my ow… More »


Anal Bleaching & 9 Other Body Modifications We’d Never Do

By: Annika Harris / June 17, 2011

Larry David Comes To “Bachelorette” Ashley Hebert’s Defense

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2011

With his caustic personality and kajillions of dollars, Larry David is not someone I would like to have as an enemy — so Bentley Williams had better watch out! Both Larry and “Bachelorette” Ashley Herbert were guests on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” last night and Larry couldn’t stop himself from interjecting during… More »


Ryan Reynolds Sports A Tattoo Of … Himself

This week’s Entertainment Weekly cover story is titled “Why I’m Obsessed With Ryan Reynolds, By Ryan Reynolds.” So fittingly, Ryan posed for the cover sporting a fake tattoo on his bicep of his own face. The story inside is just as entertaining. “[Ryan] spent a great deal of time with his older brothers and, i… More »