Mind Of Man: Do Nice Guys Really Finish Last?

John DeVore / August 17, 2011

A recent study has concluded that it doesn’t pay to be a “nice” guy. Scientists have found that men who are “agreeable” in the workplace don’t earn as much money as men who are more cutthroat. This groundbreaking finding serves to prove that tired old saying that “nice guys finish last.” When did you become… More »

The Only Pair Of Jeans You Need This Fall

Looking to expand your denim wardrobe without spending a ton of money? A pair of jeans that do triple duty, like Gap’s 1969 pintucked trouser jeans — part of their “LA Story” campaign — ought to do the trick. The high-waist and flared leg are totally on trend, the dark wash and trouser cut are… More »

Abercrombie & Fitch Will Pay The Situation To Stop Wearing Its Clothes

Jessica Wakeman / August 17, 2011

Gone are the days when the “Jersey Shore” cast wore Ed Hardy Ts soaked in Long Island iced tea-scented barf. Now they’re moving up in the world and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino struts his stuff in “aspirational” brands like Abercrombie & Fitch. In its most recent episode, The Situation was seen wearing neon green Abercrombie… More »

Childhood Frenemies: The Crappy Friends We Thought Were Awesome At The Time

Having a frenemy sucks. But at least there is some sort of unspoken agreement there—that you both acknowledge the sense of competition. The other night, some friends and I were talking about the concept of frenemies at a bar and I realized that I actually had my very first one in high school—only I had… More »

Morning Quickies: Lawsuit Against “The Help” Author Kathryn Stockett Dropped

Jessica Wakeman / August 17, 2011

Yesterday, a Mississippi judge threw out a $75K lawsuit against Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, by Stockett’s brother’s maid. Ablene Cooper claimed the author used her likeness without permission in her novel about white women and their black maids (including one named Abilene) in ’60s Jackson, MS. The judge dismissed the case because… More »

Ed Westwick’s Hot British Accent Comes Out In “Gossip Girl” Blooper Reel

Jessica Wakeman / August 17, 2011

Why are all these other people in this “Gossip Girl” blooper reel? A perfectly fine video would have been the world’s sexiest Brit, Ed Westwick, struggling to pronounce words like “favor” in an American accent and failing adorably. Penn Badgely and Chace Crawford roughhousing is pretty cute, too. [YouTube via NYmag.com]… More »