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Striking a balance at the office Christmas party is pretty important. Think about it—show up with an expensive gift and you make everyone else look bad; show up empty-handed and you look like Ebenezer Scrooge. Try one of these fun and lighthearted gifts, all priced at a perfect $10 or less!
We’re reluctant to admit it out loud, but isn’t the point of wearing designer glasses to wear designer glasses and feel the smug satisfaction of your status logo beaming from the corners of your eyes? Prada has just released customizable sunglasses so that the wearer can choose two letters to show off. This would then erase all the importance that comes with the power logo on your purchase. Unless … the customizable glasses become so recognizable that they become even higher status symbols? Or maybe people just want to wear them because they’re cute, which is a valid answer as well. [BlackBook] Keep reading »
Go ahead and take issue with our completely arbitrary list of sexy and unsexy professions: we get that it may be hard to understand why a pizza guy is sexy to us (um, they smell like pizza) and a fry guy is so totally not (fry grease makes us gag). And yes, our definition of high-paying and low-paying is definitely ball park — we define high-paying as definitely way above minimum wage and low-paying as closer to it. And sure, there are probably some ice cream truck guys who rake in the dough and some IT guys who are just scraping by. However, we do want to point out that in assembling this list we’ve come to realize that we’ve almost exclusively dated low-paying sexy dudes. And a lot of drummers. Keep reading »
“Black Swan” is a great movie. It’s also, as Julie put it, “eating disorder porn.” In the movie, Natalie Portman‘s character not only shows signs of anorexia—she’s also bulimic. I had hoped this wouldn’t seem glamorous to teens and women seeing the movie since, well, Natalie’s character also totally loses it in a downward spiral. But apparently that’s not the case. Just now, searching for images from the movie, I found one—at a site called “Thinspo Me Baby” on Tumblr, along with the caption, “Get your thinspiration from the upcoming movie Black Swan!!!” Another search brought me to Superskinnyus.blogspot.com. And another to Mydailythinspo.blogspot.com. Looks like pro-ana websites all over are looking to the movie. Super sad. Keep reading »