Posts tagged "cosmopolitan"

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 of Helen

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 22, 2009

This Month In The Lady Mags: Inexpensive Fashion And Bland Celebs

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 sex, love, and relationships front in each month’s crop of lady mags. Even though editors finished their July issues months ago, thi…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 22, 2009

Cosmo’s Orgasm That Killed!

Cosmopolitan’s bread and butter is teaching women how to sex things up, in a billion different ways, which is precisely why we were shocked to read this cover line on their March Issue: “An Orgasm Almost Killed Her!” with the laughable tag, “We Are Not Kidding.” Are they biting the hand that feeds, or ha…

By: Simcha / February 18, 2009

Cosmopolitan Hosts A Bachelor Party/Meat Market

Statistically, there are roughly 3% more men than women in the world according to recent surveys. So, is a good man really that hard to find? Not if you were in attendance at last night’s 50 (or in this case 51) hottest bachelors of 2008 event held by Cosmopolitan at the oh-so-regal club Mansion. Every…

By: Michael Kelly / October 15, 2008

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? This month…

By: 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]…

By: The Frisky / June 27, 2008

This Month In The Lady Mags: Marriage, Marriage, Marriage!

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 wedding season! Women's magazines have put the focus on marriage this month,…

By: Wendy Felton / June 2, 2008

Quick Pic: Jason Lewis Forced To Drink A Cosmo

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

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2008

Cosmo Wants You To Get On Top

Cosmopolitan’s articles can induce so much puke, sometimes I think the magazine is making me bulimic. The sex advice usually applies to girls who drink too much at frat parties or bored housewives who just can’t figure out their husband is gay, but this month there’s a gem that can put any woman on to…

By: Simcha / March 11, 2008

Modest Proposals: Would You RSVP?

There's a lecture and book signing on November 13 in Washington, D.C., featuring a few noted authors and journalists discussing how "hook-up" culture on campus has led to rising numbers of sexual assaults, date rapes, and sexually transmitted infections. Included on the panel is Washington Post scribe Laura Sessions Stapp who coined the term "gray…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 5, 2007
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