Girl Talk: I Think I’m Addicted To Starting Over

Leonora Epstein / April 25, 2011

My pattern with escape began as a kid.

I am 14 years old and in my pediatrician’s office. My family has just moved back to New York City after a 5-year stint in Massachusetts. I’m turning into one of those surly teenagers. My mother has read SavingReviving Ophelia and now my father is reading… More »


Girl Skin Care In A Boy’s World

Julie Gerstein / April 25, 2011

Last weekend, I stayed with a few of my dude besties at their house in Austin, Texas. In between eating tacos and marveling at the sheer number of terrible tattoos Austin has to offer, I went swimming and got some sun. Well, wouldn’t you know it, a house full of 20-something dudes didn’t have any… More »


Who’s Your Celebrity Doppelganger?

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 25, 2011

My brother Devin (above left) looks a lot like Robert Downey Jr. I know this because every single time we go out in public at least one person will come up to him and tell him he looks like Robert Downey Jr. It’s gotten to the point where people will say, “I don’t know if… More »


Dear Wendy Updates: “Depressed and Unsure” Responds

Wendy Atterberry / April 25, 2011

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After the jump, we hear from “Depressed and Unsure,” who, much to her boyfriend’s chagrin, had befriended her BFF’s ex (and boyfriend’s friend) after… More »


Hide Ya Kids, Hide Ya Weed

Ami Angelowicz / April 25, 2011

I was very disappointed to hear that my favorite auto-tuned celebrity, Antoine Dodson (aka Bed Intruder), was busted for possession of marijuana yesterday in Hunstsville, Alabama. He was charged with misdemeanor possession, failing to appear on a traffic charge, speeding, and failing to have insurance. Tsk tsk, Antoine. Don’t you know to “hide ya weed”? More »


9 Easter Bonnets That Put Us To Shame

Julie Gerstein / April 25, 2011