I Am Never Trying To Skip My Period Again

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 6, 2011

I have been fascinated by the notion of going without a period since the 8th grade, when I heard about an older, incredibly beautiful girl at my school who didn’t wear underwear. I was a maxi pad user at the time — tampons did not register as an option until 10th grade — so I… More »


Beauty Blunder: Rembrandt Two-Hour Whitening Kit And Blistex Don’t Mix

By: Annika Harris / June 6, 2011

Here’s something you might not know about me: I’m obsessed with white teeth. I’ve tried several at-home whitening kits from affordable Crest Whitestrips to the pricier Go Smile. But only Zoom Whitening, which I used under the care of a dentist last year, has given me the pearly whites I desired. Of course the system… More »


New Favorite TV Show: “Say Yes To The Dress Big Bliss”

This weekend, I had a bookcase to assemble. So I turned on the television hoping to find something fun and mindless to watch while I tried to decipher Ikea assembly instructions. I am normally very anti-wedding shows—I don’t like how they play into the fairytale of weddings and put all the focus on spending… More »


Dear Wendy Updates: “Once Bitten” Responds

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 6, 2011

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After the jump, we hear from “Once Bitten” who began an affair with an engaged man who had already dumped her once for the… More »


Playboy Club Opens In London And Feminists Say “Eff Off Hef”

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 6, 2011

Perhaps is not such exciting news now that we live in an era when 8th graders go to Hooters on a field trip, but a new Playboy Club opened this weekend in Mayfair, London. Hugh Hefner first brought a Playboy Club to London in 1966, but it closed after 15 years. The new Playboy Clu… More »


The Lady Gagas Of History

It’s harder than you think to come up with a thoroughly original name these days. Lady Gaga may (or may not) be surprised that she is not the first to bear her moniker. According to an awesome article over at Slate.com, there were actually three Lady Gagas before Stefani Germanotta came along. In the sixth… More »