For six seasons, Sex and the City made it its mission to shape pretty much every aspect of our lives — the cocktails we drank, the ensembles we wore, the way we dished about sex, how we dealt with men, how many friends we had (you know you feel kinda like you’re living in your own little SATC world every time you’re out with four friends!), how we defined ourselves (I consider myself a “Carrie”, what about you?), and so much more. The SATC impact is so strong, it continued on unabated well after the series ended. May 30th is just around the corner, a date marking the much anticipated SATC movie premiere where we will all be reunited with our four favorite fictional gal pals. Once it hits, there is little doubt that this is all anyone will be talking about (well, the entire female population at least), and any garment even remotely resembling an item seen on the big screen will fly off the racks faster than you can say Manolo Blahnik.
Thanks to a little thing called “promotional pictures”, we can satiate out intense need for a SATC fix, plus get a head-start on replicating the signature styles of our favorite socialistas. Why not start by channeling your inner Carrie, Samantha, Miranda, or Charlotte on your next big date? Keep reading »
Stumped for a gift for your guy that isn’t GTA4 or the latest 10-blade razor? Have no fear! The Frisky has teamed up with Thrillist to bring you the top guy stuff that doesn’t suck—like this sweet shirt jacket! You can thank us after your BF is done thanking you.
Gear: Arbitrage Shirtjacket
While they also craft high-end cotton twill and woven French-cuffed shirts, NY-based ‘Trage’s game-changer’s a seersucker buttondown weighing somewhere between a dress shirt and a light jacket. Equipped with eye-catching staggered buttons, slanted pockets, and a hood, it’s perfect for maintaining your rep as the hardest mofo at the yacht club — until Wind’s Matthew Modine rolls up with that damn Whomper. [SaksFifithAvenue.com]
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Don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t think so! This week, the infamous military policy that allowed homosexuals to be discriminated against in the workplace didn’t stand up in court thanks to Maj. Margaret Witt. The decorated Air Force nurse, who had cared for combat victims for 18 years, was discharged in 2007 because higher-ups heard that she’s gay. Brave and clever, Maj. Witt decided to fight back and sue for her right to serve, and with the help of the ACLU, she won! Her case has now set a precedent wherein the government cannot fire at will when it comes to the sexual orientation of its employees. Like any other job, the military bosses will have to prove there is a real reason for canning any of their personnel. Hooray! We’re hoping this decision will also help The L Word’s sexy servicewoman Tasha keep her military post. We pity the fools who try to mess with any woman, let alone one who is a trained fighter. [MSNBC via World of Wonder]
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The movie posters for Adam Sandler’s upcoming movie You Don’t Mess With The Zohan look, um, kind of messed up, but that’s not why Adam is hot. He knocked up his wife again! Mazel Tov, Adam and family! (And good luck with this movie. Those jean shorts you wear in it look quite uncomfortable.) [StarPulse.com] Keep reading »
How can you measure the success women have had in the workforce? Sure, there are lady CEOs, lady doctors, and even lady presidential candidates. But, you know, manimony — alimony for ex-husbands dependent on their wife’s wage, is truly a sign that women are bringing home the bacon! While one-third of wives make more than their husbands, only about 4 percent of men get manimony after a divorce. Apparently, despite their equal entitlement granted by The Uniform Marriage and Divorce Act of 1970, men still feel socially emasculated for asking an ex for money. We’ve come so far, but now the men are keeping themselves down. [CNN]
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Edward Smith has gotten around, except he’s not interested having sex with women. No, he sleeps with CARS. That’s right. The 57 year old’s current “girlfriend” is a Volkswagen Beetle he calls “Vanilla,” but Edward says he’s had sex with at least 999 others. He had his first at 15. “I’m not sick and I don’t want to hurt anyone,” Edward said. “Cars are just my preference.” While not attracted to men or women, he has gotten hot and bother over a 1973 Opal GT named Cinnamon, a 1993 Ford Ranger Splash named Ginger, and a 1969 Beetle named Victoria, to name a few. “I appreciate beauty and I go a little beyond appreciating the beauty of a car only to the point of what I feel is an expression of love,” he said. Okay, I’m confused. Does he really have sex with cars, or is this a metaphor? And what happens to the cars after he’s done with them? [NY Daily News] Keep reading »
Theologians in the middle ages devoted a lot of time to thinking about which sex positions were more pleasurable, and therefore more evil. They even distributed special handbooks to those who confessed with suggested penance lengths for various positions and sex acts. The suggested penance for having dorsal sex (woman on top) was three years of bread, water, and abstinence from exotic congress. Anal sex required three years penance if it was with an adult but only two years if it was with a boy. Perhaps the theologians wanted to let clergy off easy? [The Smart Set] Keep reading »
Honest Abe is a friend of ours who emails us his interesting observations about men, women, relationships, sex, and dating from time to time. And from time to time we will excerpt these thoughts in Mind Of Man. Hate it or love it, we’re sure it’ll really be that simple.
I had a conversation yesterday with a close friend the other day, as she was sharing with me her frustration with her boyfriend of 4 years, and his unwillingness to settle down (i.e. popping the question). Here’s the truth, as I told her, about men. Regardless of how great she is, if we’re not ready to settle down, we’re just not ready to settle down. This is why you see two great people break up, and you wonder why that had to happen. Often, it’s because we’re just not ready. Keep reading »
A woman visiting New Zealand from Israel was about to use an ATM when some men whistled at her. She proceeded to calmly strip and use the cash machine before getting dressed and walking away. “She’s not an unattractive looking lady,” Police Sergeant Peter Masters said. After her naked withdrawal, the woman was taken to the police station and told her actions were inappropriate in New Zealand. [Reuters, U.K.] Keep reading »