“Friday Night Lights: The Final Season” Preview Makes Us Teary

I'd like to talk about the injustice of this world. The preview for "Friday Night Lights" season five, is out and, as expected, it is gorgeously shot and the show's stars all look stunning—from Tammy Taylor to my new fave character, Vince. But where is Tim Riggins?!?!? Please tell me that Taylor Kitsch… More »

Girl Talk: I’m A Doula

By: Miriam Zoila Pérez / October 6, 2010
Usually, when I tell people that I’m a doula I get two questions. The first: How do you spell that? And the second: Isn’t that like a midwife? The concept of doula, at least in the way I use it, is relatively new. The word itself comes from ancient Greek, meaning “helper” or “woman slave,”… More »

For $15,000, This Edible Gingerbread House From Neiman Marcus Will Eat You Out Of House

By: Leonora Epstein / October 6, 2010
The Neiman Marcus Christmas Book is out! We had to ask ourselves what could possibly top last year's cupcake car, and have found our answer in an edible, life-size gingerbread playhouse by Dylan's Candy Bar, which retails for $15,000. So what does $15K get you? Three-hundred and eighty-one pounds of gourmet gingerbread,… More »

Hump Day Lunchtime Poll: 2 Days And $5 Million Dollars

By: Julie Gerstein / October 6, 2010
The bitchy "Heathers" chicks are kind of our heroes. And in honor of them, and all the foxy Veronicas out there, we've started a new series called Lunchtime Poll. Share your answer to our lunchtime poll in the comments and we'll highlight our fave answers later this week. First up, the classic Lunchtime Poll, straight… More »

Dear Wendy: “I’m Engaged But Fantasizing About A Colleague”

By: Wendy Atterberry / October 6, 2010
I am happily engaged to a wonderful man, and we are planning an amazing life together in the years to come. I couldn't be more excited about how my life has turned out thus far. But over the past year, I have developed an excellent working relationship with someone I have a lot in commo… More »

Reader Mailbag: On Gender Equality

By: Wendy Atterberry / October 6, 2010
I get very nice mail from readers (thank you!), every once in a while I get pretty awful mail, and sometimes I get mail like the following letter, which just makes me scratch my head and say, "Huh?" Subject: Compliments on "Padded Underwear Gives Men A Bigger Bulge"‏ ...but you're too cynical. For year… More »