Shopping Guide: 12 Bikinis You Could Probably Wear To Battle The Waves

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 1, 2011

Forever 21 Pulls “I’m Too Pretty To Do Math” Magnet From Online Store

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 1, 2011

Way to perpetuate the myth that girls suck at math, Forever 21.

The retailer pulled a dopey magnet that says “I’m too pretty to do math” after complaints. Dr. Jennifer Shewmaker, who runs a media literacy non-profit for kids, posted on her Facebook page that a friend of hers complained to Forever 21… More »


Coming Soon To A Theater Near You: An Apatowian Christian Comedy?

First Judd Apatow produced “Bridesmaids,” a decidedly girly movie co-written by Kristen Wiig. And now, it looks like others are interested in taking the Apatowian sense of humor—gross-out comedy, adults in arrested adolescence—and transplant it to an unexpected demographic. And thus, we have “The Waiting Game,” a pro-abstinence flick for the Christian set. More »


The Military’s Dirty Little Human Trafficking Secret

By: Julie Gerstein / June 1, 2011

We tend to think of human trafficking as something that happens over there, a crime committed by someone else. But, as discussed in a piece in the current issue of The New Yorker, it turns out that human trafficking is part of the bedrock that keeps the U.S. military afloat in places like Afghanistan and… More »


Most Stylish Man Contest: The Great Eight

By: Julie Gerstein / June 1, 2011

After several weeks and nearly 20,000 votes, we’ve narrowed down our Sweet 16 Most Stylish Men to a slim and sartorially excellent Great 8. Take a good look at the matches we have coming up and pick your battles well. David Beckham vs. Adam Levine? Jon Hamm vs. Joseph Gordon-Levitt (sweet Lord, don’t make me… More »


Snooki Or Wookiee?

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 1, 2011

Apparently this is what happens if you are Snooki and you crash your Fiat while in Florence. Oh, and you also get your license revoked and face criminal charges. At least she has found an interesting way to make her neck brace work with her wardrobe.[Us Weekly]… More »