“Bring It On: The Musical” … Because Why Not Have Singing Cheerleaders?

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 19, 2011
I am not the target audience for "Bring It On: The Musical," which will be traveling around the country in fall 2011, bringing the tale of dueling cheerleading squads hither and yon. But I know girls who love that movie, but what's more, I know dudes who looove that movie. Singing cheerleaders? I'll… More »

Girl Talk: How I Finally Stopped Comparing Myself To My Ex

By: Jennifer Garam / April 19, 2011
For years after my ex and I broke up, I used to like to play this game where I’d compare myself to him. This was not a fun game. He had just written a bestselling novel, was living with his girlfriend, and bought a house. I felt like he had really “made it” in every… More »

Take A Trip With I’m From Barcelona

Don't be fooled by I'm From Barcelona's band name—they are actually from Sweden. And don't start picturing your standard four-piece. This band has 27 members—from guitarists to kazoo players—all of whom composed one song for their recent album 27 Songs From Barcelona. The band's fourth album, Forever Today, isn't nearly as concept-y. But it i… More »

Beauty Test Drive: A Pot Of Waterproof Liner

By: Julie Gerstein / April 19, 2011
Lately, I've been all about eyeliner, and when I play the "if stranded on a desert island with only one beauty product what would it be" game, eyeliner comes up first or second. (It's a close competition with eyebrow pencils, you guys!) Each Tarte emphasEYES waterproof Amazonian clay eyeliner pot comes complete with its very… More »

7 Romantic Gestures That Make Women Swoon (Guys, Take Note!)

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 19, 2011
Last week, I posted a poll about the romantic gestures that would actually make you swoon. While you voted in the thousands -- with a surprise trip getting the most votes -- I was struck by how many of you offered your own suggestions for romantic gestures in the comments. I noticed a few… More »

“The Help” Trailer Is Out!

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 19, 2011
The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of my favorite books of 2010 — and millions of other readers agree. This summer, "The Help" hits the big screen, starring Emma Stone as Skeeter, a white recent college graduate writing for the local newspaper in her Mississippi town, and Viola Davis ("Doubt") a… More »