backlash

Style

Customers craving the Missoni for Target line were sorely disappointed yesterday, when they found the collection sold out in a matter of hours — and sometimes minutes — online (when the site was working, that is) and in stores. To make matters worse, thousands of Missoni for Target items are now popping up on eBay,… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

With so many points of clarifications that we could use from social conservatives — Single motherhood is bad! But so is abortion! — one would think The New York Times’ conservative columnist, Ross Douthat, would have plenty of rich, complicated topics to dig into. But in an op-ed column that ran yesterday, Douhat argued inREAD MORE »


News

Earlier this week, blogger Jessica Grose at Slate wondered if there is “a new backlash against casual sex.” Grose points out that pop culture seems to have toned it down a bit: love-song warbling Taylor Swift is at the top of the charts, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera are both mommies now, and we hear… READ MORE »