Girl Talk: What Is It With Guys And Short Hair?

Sally McGraw / August 10, 2011

About six months ago, my naturally curly locks entered a fussy phase. My hair has always been a delicate ecosystem, but some unidentified hormonal, dietary, or environmental shift had caused it to change from uniformly unruly to lopsidedly bizarre. Essentially, I looked like a frizzy mess except for one stubborn greasy patch directly above my… More »


Gloria Steinem Urges Boycott Of “The Playboy Club”

Jessica Wakeman / August 10, 2011

I, for one, am excited about “The Playboy Club,” NBC’s new fall show that sounds like a bonus dose of the sex, drugs and cultural upheaval we’ve come to love from “Mad Men.” (Come back soon, pretty please?) But other ladies are less than thrilled, such as the inimitable Gloria Steinem, the feminist… More »


Snooki: Now With Very, Very Blue Eyes

It’s no secret that The Situation thinks Snooki is looking mighty fine this season on “Jersey Shore.” I wonder what he’d think of her with her new electric blue contact lenses, which she was spotted with yesterday while leaving a hair salon in New York. Personally, I think they are fab—I am a total sucker… More »


Sex Fail: He Cried In Bed

Tamara Lynch / August 10, 2011

When I met Eric* at a friend’s birthday party, my first thought was that he was a man’s man. He was a six-foot-tall, broad shouldered carpenter from the Bronx with bulging arms covered in a myriad of swirling tattoos that strained the sleeves of his polo shirt. He caught me staring more than once. At… More »


The Hose Knows

Julie Gerstein / August 10, 2011

Recently, a big stink has been made about Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, bringing back nude hosiery. Now, you couldn’t pay me a million spacebucks to wear nude pantyhose — it freaks me out and reminds me of my 5th grade teacher Bobbie Jo Hibben who was obsessed with matching every aspect of her outfit. But… More »


“Horsemaning” — Er, Faked Beheading — Is The New “Planking”

Jessica Wakeman / August 10, 2011

Planking was stupid. Owling was stupider. And let’s not forget coneing. Feast your eyes on “horsemaning,” which the Internet claims is an old time-y way 1920s’ pranksters would fake a beheading. All you have to do is pose like you’re holding your own head in your hands: get someone to lie flat on their back… More »