economic crisis

Girl Talk: The Economic Crisis Has Turned My Man Into A House Husband

The economic crisis has made a housewife out of my husband. Once he wore crisp suits and attended glamorous industry functions; now he wears a gray hoodie with an old…

Lisa Giglio | May 14, 2010 - 4:00 pm

15 Things We Wish The Recession Would Get Rid Of

The recession has been blamed for a ton of things, from an increase in sex work to a decrease in the fabulousness of Fashion Week (and pretty much everything in…

Wendy Atterberry | July 21, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Economy Down, Egg Donation Up

How do you like your eggs? Donated! Hey, for a cool $5,000 during this recession, less periods sounds like a win-win kinda situation. And that’s why IVF donation clinics across…

Simcha | July 7, 2009 - 7:50 pm

What’s Been Your Recession Splurge?

We’ve already mentioned how sales of lipstick and home hair dye have been on the rise since the beginning of the recession, and now the Telegraph U.K. is reporting that…

Wendy Atterberry | July 6, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Teen To Pay Taxes On Her Virginity

There’s a follow-up to a story we told you about the other day. Alina Percea, the 18-year-old who auctioned her virginity to a wealthy Italian businessman for $13,600, may have

Wendy Atterberry | May 22, 2009 - 10:45 am

Teen Auctions Her Virginity And Dishes The Deets

In case your first sexual experience wasn’t awkward enough, Alina Percea, the 18-year-old who auctioned her virginity on a German website to help pay for college, is dishing all the…

Wendy Atterberry | May 20, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Is Playboy Screwed?

If there’s one thing we’ve learned during the recession, it’s that sex still sells. Sex workers are pulling in the big bucks, the online porn business is booming, and the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 13, 2009 - 2:45 pm

Vasectomies Are Selling Like Hot Cakes

The rich get richer and the poor get babies. Well, not anymore! These tough times aren’t gonna stop hardworking American men, just their sperm. According to CNN, the recession is…

Simcha | April 2, 2009 - 11:00 am

Recession Special: How To Sell Yourself In This Market

While the recession has screwed everyone, it’s really sticking it to a Romanian virgin. Grace Yataco, a Peruvian model, was offered 1.5 million for the chance to pluck her lady…

Simcha | March 26, 2009 - 7:30 pm

From Jobless To Topless: Women Strip to Stimulate The Economy

Turns out our turd economy is good for one thing: stripping. Applications to jobs in the adult entertainment industry have risen like adolescent boy schlongs in the last year. Today’s…

Deborah Stein | March 23, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Does Going Brunette Keep Women Employed?

Back in January we reported that new data suggested more women were dying their hair blonde during the recession. Catherine speculated that the added boost in confidence from going blonde…

Wendy Atterberry | March 18, 2009 - 7:00 pm
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