Posts tagged "cosmo"

Nah, I’m Good: Working Out With My Partner Isn’t Really My Thing

Like riding the subway or running out to the corner store to get toilet paper, tampons and seltzer, working out is one of those activities that occurs in public space, but is widely acknowledged as private.  I will work out begrudgingly, but usually prefer to do so in the privacy of my own home, or a…

Megan Reynolds / January 21, 2015

Cosmopolitan Blogger Experiments With Using Pizza As A “Sex Toy”

Cosmo is well on its way to owning the “food/sex experimentation” beat. First, Anna Breslaw attempted to masturbate on the NYC subway while eating a gyro, and now Mark Shrayber tried to use pizza as a “sex toy.” (At least it happened in the privacy of his own home.) The phrase “pizza as a sex…

Ami Angelowicz / March 13, 2014

A Revolutionary In Stilettos: Cosmo’s Helen Gurley Brown Was A Feminist And A Fashionista

Lipstick and leopard print aren’t feminists’ usual weapons of choice, but the founding editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan always thought differently.

As the original “fun, fearless female,” Helen Gurley Brown lived a topsy-turvy life as a pioneer for women in media—and in the bedroom. A recent biography of Brown, Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life

Jessica Wakeman / June 22, 2009

This Month In Lady Mags: Beyonce And Bikini Bodies

Not sure if you want to spend $3.99 on this month’s Vogue? Don’t worry, we’ve got Leonora Epstein, Frisky contributor and former lady mag slave, here to tell you exactly what’s up on the sex, love, and relationships front in each month’s crop of lady mags.

Bikini season is upon us, and this month…

Leonora Epstein / May 29, 2009

There’s More To Helen Gurley Brown Than Sex

The first biography of Helen Gurley Brown, who was Cosmopolitan’s editor-in-chief for three decades, hits stores today, and we’ll be snapping up a copy after work. Written by Jennifer Scanlon, a professor of gender and women’s studies at Bowdoin College, Bad Girls Go Everywhere looks at Helen’s life from her start in an Arkansas tow…

Catherine Strawn / April 22, 2009

How Helen Gurley Brown Got Booted From Cosmo

A forthcoming biography of legendary Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Helen Gurley Brown, Bad Girls Go Everywhere, will reveal how the “Queen of Cosmo” finally got the axe after 32 years. Despite being a target for at least a decade, as circulation slipped, in the end it was her comments about sexual harassment and AIDS that led to…

Wendy Atterberry / January 14, 2009

This Month In The Lady Mags: Spice Up Your Pathetic Sex Life!

Not sure if you want to spend $3.99 on this month’s Vogue? Don’t worry, we’ve got Wendy Felton, Editor of GlossedOver.com, here to tell you exactly what’s up on the sex, love, and relationships front in each month’s crop of lady mags.

It’s hot outside! Looking for similar heat in the bedroom? Thi…

Wendy Felton / July 10, 2008

Friday Quickies!

The dos and don’ts of speed dating. [Tango]
The things guys think they need to keep from their girlfriends. [DearSugar]
The winners of a sex haiku context. Ha. [DailyBedpost]
CandyKirby’s answers to Cosmo readers’ questions. [CandyKirby.com]
Who’s having the most sex. [Shine]…

The Frisky / June 27, 2008

Quick Pic: Jason Lewis Forced To Drink A Cosmo

Way to emasculate the dude, MTV TRL hosts! [New York City, 5/29/08]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2008