Top 10 Celebrity Names That Irritate Copy Editors

By: Joanne Hinkel / December 17, 2010

Yesterday, just after Ami’s post “What Was Your Best Day Of 2010?” went live, a friend kindly emailed me to tell me that Miike Snow was misspelled. I appreciate her keeping me on my toes—as a Copy Editor tending to lots of posts throughout the day, there are things I miss sometimes. But the band… More »


Don’t “Man Up Now,” Guys: It Might Make You Faint

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 17, 2010

Time to stock up on the Horny Goat Weed instead, you guys! (Just kidding.) The FDA issued a warning on Wednesday for Man Up Now, a “dietary supplement for men’s sexual arousal” because it could dangerously lower blood pressure. Although Man Up Now capsules market themselves as “all natural” and “herbal,” they contain an active… More »


Trailer Park: “TRON: Legacy,” “Yogi Bear,” “How Do You Know,” “Casino Jack,” “Frankie & Alice”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 17, 2010

We’re a week away from Christmas, but you might notice that there aren’t any Christmas movies coming out this year. Yeah, it’s cause we totally didn’t go to the ones they made last year. Don’t fret though! Instead of watching another movie about some schmuck becoming Santa Claus, there are two Jeff Bridges movies coming… More »


French Women Who Like To Swim Topless Protest By Asking Men To Wear Bikini Tops

By: Leonora Epstein / December 17, 2010

Skinny dipping is nice, right? Well, some women in France like the feeling of swimming topless so much that they’ve gone as far as to stage protests in pools. The feminist group, called les Tumultueuses, has taken to showing up at pools with bikini tops and asking the men to wear them to prove a… More »


9 Movies That Are Randomly Getting Sequels In 2011

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 17, 2010

Video game fans, children of the ’80s, and Olivia Wilde enthusiasts everywhere are pretty excited about the opening of “TRON: Legacy” tonight. Very strangely, it’s the sequel to “TRON,” a Jeff Bridges movie about a man stuck in a video game made 20 years ago. (It bombed at the box office, but went on to… More »


WikiLeaks, But Our Menstrual Pads Don’t

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 17, 2010

This Pakistani billboard for Butterfly pads aptly describes what many of us ladies think when we hear the word “leaks.” Doesn’t it remind you of the days of yore when the iPad was the most period-y-sounding gadget ever? [AdFreak.com]… More »