What’s Inside An MTV “Real World” Cast Member Contract: Humiliation, STDs And Possible Crazy People

Jessica Wakeman / August 2, 2011

Would you sign an employment contract that warned you of humiliation, exposure to STDs, physical violence, or death? Me neither. But that’s all in a day’s work for cast members of MTV’s “The Real World.” The Village Voice got its hands on a 30-page, unsigned contract for the lovable drunks on “The Real World” and… More »


Jennifer Lopez Says She Loved Herself Enough To Leave Marc Anthony

“Sometimes we don’t realize that we are compromising ourselves. To understand that a person is not good for you, or that that person is not treating you in the right way, or that he is not doing the right thing for himself—if I stay, then I am not doing the right thing for me. I… More »


Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: What Are Your Pre-Date Nerves?

Guys — they’re just like us! In this episode of “Thoughts From Guys On Our IM,” the boys who make up our chat list confess what makes them nervous before and during a date. Yes, dudes get nervous. Shocking, I know. Read onward! More »


Teen Masturbation Study Shows Boys Start Earlier And Jerk Off More

Jessica Wakeman / August 2, 2011

Teen boys masturbate more than teen girls and start touching themselves at younger ages, according to a new study of 800 teens by National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior. You’re shocked, right? More »


The Good, The Bad & The WTF: Ashley Hebert Is A “Bachelorette” No More

Last night’s finale of “The Bachelorette” was epic—all in all, I watched five hours of Ashley Hebert and her dudes between the “Men Tell All” special (which I forgot to watch Sunday night), the finale proper, and the “After the Final Rose” wrap-up. And I’m happy to report that these concluding hours were … surprisingly… More »


Girl Talk: I Want To Date A Good Guy

There seems to be this undercurrent of a**hole-loving lately; my peers justifying their ill-advised decision to partner with people they believe can and will “change.” I’m all about personal preference, but it seems that while the Nice Guy/A**hole debate rages on, no one has stood up for the Good Guys. More »