NC Campaign Ad Shows Female Candidate Applying Mascara And Lipstick Like A Whore

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 26, 2010
Campaign commercials are getting dirty down south. North Carolina politician Wesley Meredith is challenging State Senator Margaret Dickson for her seat and ran an ad depicting a cash-carrying woman making herself up with lipstick and mascara. You know, like whores do. More »


Do You Live In A Smart City Or A Dumb City?

By: Julie Gerstein / October 26, 2010
Want to hang out with a posse of high school valedictorians? Then Boston, Hartford or San Francisco are probably your best bets. At least according to The Daily Beast, which ranked the smartest and dumbest cities in the country. Those three cities came out on top, while Las Vegas, San Antonio, and Fresno wallowed at… More »


Girl Talk: Should We Ask Victims Of Domestic Violence Why They Stayed?

By: Judy McGuire / October 26, 2010
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. With that in mind, we're reposting this article from Judy McGuire which originally ran in July 2009. Yesterday, two of the other lady blogs wrestled over the politics of asking victims of domestic violence why they stayed with their abusers. Are you a bad feminist if you ask someone—say,… More »


Ryan Gosling Did Not Excel On “The Mickey Mouse Club”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 26, 2010
"It was kind of depressing because when I got there, they realized that I wasn’t really up to snuff in comparison with what some of the other kids were able to do. I remember one time they put four of us in a dance routine, but I was so off. I was on the end,… More »


Charlie Sheen Found Naked And Thoroughly Intoxicated In Hotel Room

I was feeling kind of proud of Charlie Sheen for playing nice with Denise Richards and spending some quality time in New York with his kids this week. But now reports are out that the po-pos were called to his suite at the Plaza Hotel at 2 a.m. this morning. They found him naked and… More »


Dater X: Making The First Move

By: Dater X / October 26, 2010
I remember watching Dan stroll into Chemistry 101. He had on a blue hoodie and was dancing to the DiscMan he held in his right hand. He sat down at a table across the room from me, not bothering to put his music away, even though the bell was about to ring. He turned around… More »