Ryan Gosling Thinks The NC-17 Rating For “Blue Valentine” Is Misogynistic

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 19, 2010
“You have to question a cinematic culture which preaches artistic expression, and yet would support a decision that is clearly a product of a patriarchy-dominant society, which tries to control how women are depicted on screen. The MPAA is okay supporting scenes that portray women in scenarios of sexual torture and violence for entertainment purposes,… More »

10 Tips For Throwing A Family-Free Friendship Thanksgiving

By: Wendy Atterberry / November 19, 2010
Because my parents live in Europe and I've lived in the States for the last 16 years, I've had lots of opportunity to indulge in what I call the (mostly) Family-Free Friendship Thanksgiving, a holiday I always look forward to. For the uninitiated, that's when Thanksgiving turns into a cozy combination of all the best… More »

Did Your Mom Prepare You For Your Period?

By: Joanne Hinkel / November 19, 2010
In my middle school years, I learned about the menstrual cycle the same way I think most of my girlfriends did — through biology class, Judy Blume books and gossip. My mom told me zilch. My older sister prepared me for nada. Of course, parents these days, a generation later, are much more proactive i… More »

Bareback Mounting

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 19, 2010
Yet another nakey magazine cover. But somehow Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal manage to make it squeaky clean on Entertainment Weekly. Altogether now ... awwwww. Just one week until we get to see two full naked-ish hours of these two in "Love and Other Drugs."… More »

7 Celebs Who Don’t Think They’re Relationship Material

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 19, 2010

Quickies: Alanis Morissette Decorates Her Pregnant Belly With Tattoos & NPR Lives!

By: Annika Harris / November 18, 2010
Alanis Morisette twitpic'd a photo of her pregnant belly decorated with a wack-ass tattoo. [Starpulse.com] Nicki Minaj and Keri Hilson seem to be channeling Rihanna and Beyonce, respectively, in the images for the VH1 Divas concert. [Black Voices] The new judge panel won't be the only thing different about "American Idol"… More »