The Top 13 Gifts Sarah Palin Has Given Us

Today is Sarah Palin’s 45th Birthday! Have a heckuva birthday, Sarah! In honor of the former VP nominee, we’ve pulled together a list of the 13 most wonderful things we can thank the Alaska Governor for. Keep reading »

How To Make A Bachelor Pad Hookup Friendly

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, everyone’s got their minds on sexy time! But before you go bringing that dreamgirl back to your bach pad, make sure your place isn’t a nightmare. Here are some tips on how to make a naked woman feel welcome in your home after the jump…
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Shred Your Chris Brown CDs If You Love Rihanna

We just got a press release telling us about about a nationwide protest in support of Rihanna/people who are unlucky in love. On Feb. 13, Radio station WBLI in West Babylon, NY, is having a “Shred Your Ex” party complete with a wood chipper for shredding photos, letters, and mementos from ex-lovers, as well as Chris Brown CDs and posters. Sure, we’re all mad at Brown for allegedly beating on our girl Rihanna, but we’re in an economic downturn — wouldn’t it be better to sell paraphernalia on eBay? Also, please recycle all love letters. Let’s do our part to help the environment! Keep reading »

Does The Octuplet Mom Want To Be Angelina Jolie?

She looks like Angelina Jolie. She’s popping babies out like Angelina Jolie. Does the mother who gave birth to octuplets want to be Angelina Jolie? The similarities are awfully close. Nadya Suleman has been making headlines recently for giving birth to eight babies and already having six children at home to take care of. But now she’s drawing a lot of comparisons to actress Angelina Jolie. In her recent interview with Ann Curry, Suleman talks about the comments being made that she’s trying to be Angelina. She says, “I have never even thought of Angelina Jolie except the last time I saw a movie. I think that was like years ago. This is so far away from the place I’m in right now to think of any celebrity.”

Suleman can deny all she wants but she does resemble Mrs. Pitt just a little bit. Here are some of the common characteristics the two women share… Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Gap Declares Brunettes Are Out For Spring!

Count the models — nine out of 12 of them are blonde. Is the Gap banking on blonde hair getting them through the recession? Keep reading »

Michelle Obama Is The Fourth Black Woman To Grace Vogue’s Cover

It’s official: Michelle Obama is a Vogue cover girl. The March 2009 issue, which will hit newsstands next week, features the first lady on its cover wearing a Jason Wu dress (the same designer who created her inauguration night gown). Inside the magazine, Obama is pictured at the Hay-Adams hotel in Washington, D.C., wearing a Narciso Rodriguez dress and a J.Crew ensemble. While a number of first ladies have been featured in the so-called fashion Bible, starting with Lou Hoover in 1929, Hillary Clinton is the only other one to make the cover, in 1998. But perhaps what’s more exciting than Obama being the second first lady to be on the cover of Vogue is that she is the fourth black woman to be featured on the cover in the magazine’s history. Keep reading »

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: How Do Men Like To Be Wooed?

You know what has always struck me as unfair? That Valentine’s Day is largely considered to be a holiday for women. In all the ads for the holiday, jewelry, chocolates, flowers, etc. are all gifts given to women, from their devoted, tie-clad husbands and boyfriends. Bu what about dudes? Don’t they want cheesy tokens of love and affection too? Wouldn’t they like to be taken out for a romantic dinner or given a nice piece of man jewelry? (By which I mean a watch. Men should not wear any jewelry outside of a watch and a wedding band. That is a rule.) The first Valentine’s Day I spent with my ex, five years ago, we went out to dinner, but his parents had called up the restaurant and pre-paid for our meal, as a surprise. (I guess they had a sense that I was “The One,” which used to make me go, “Aww,” but now makes me go, “Oops!”) I, however, felt like getting him something too, and ended up giving him four new wine glasses — partially as a joke because I had broken one of his the week before. The point is, don’t men deserve and want a little wooing? And if so, how do they want to be wooed? I asked the fellas. Keep reading »

Hattie McDaniel: An Oscar Legend

The Academy Awards are less than two weeks away, and with that, and Black History Month in mind, we want to remember Hattie McDaniel. McDaniel was an established radio and film actress before she played Mammy in “Gone with the Wind,” but it was this role that made her career and cemented her as a film legend. Her endearing comedy and ability to scold and scoff her white charges earned her a Best Supporting Actress Award, the first given to a black actor. She was also the first black actor to attend the Academy Awards banquet.

Ironically, however, segregation laws prevented her from attending the Atlanta premiere of “Gone with the Wind” on December 15, 1939. And she, like the other black actors, were excluded from the souvenir program. Producer David O. Selznick attempted to bring McDaniel to the premiere, but MGM cautioned against it because Georgia’s segregation laws would have required her to stay in a “blacks only” hotel and she would have had to sit in a segregated part of the theater away from her fellow actors. Clark Gable (Rhett Butler), who McDaniel had befriended while working on another movie, threatened to boycott the premiere unless she was allowed to attend, but she urged him to go anyway. She did, however, attend the Hollywood debut, and her photo was featured in the program upon Selznick’s insistence. Although, McDaniel received the highest recognition for an actor, her career was not without criticism… Keep reading »

Prep Your Place For A Sexy V-Day Visitor

Feminine touches make a house a home, but before you invite a man back to your place on Valentine’s Day, you’ve gotta make it dude-friendly. Think of it like baby-proofing a place, but for the other kind of baby! You don’t want him to get turned off by your knickknacks when he’s already turned on by the mere thought of seeing your junk. So, here’s how to get your space ready for sexy time ….
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Debate This: Does Valentine’s Day Suck?

Oh Valentine’s Day. So loved. So hated. But it’s so cliche to assume that Valentine’s Day is loathed by lonely singles and celebrated with enthusiasm by blissfully in love couples. After the jump, a happy singleton defends Valentine’s Day, while an equally as content monogamist explains why she and her boyfriend have no interest in February 14th. Keep reading »

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