When my boyfriend asked me why I was hesitant about coming to spend Christmas with his family in Brooklyn this year, I knew I’d have to tell him what happened fourteen years ago. 

On December 24th, 2001 I heard five loud bangs. I was only 10, but I knew what gunshotsREAD MORE »


There’s a girl gang called the “Bad Barbies” in The Bronx who are an offshoot of a larger Latino gang throughout New York City. Hmm, ladies, this is not the sort of gender equality we support. [New York Post]
The New York Times had an in-depth piece this weekend about the town of… READ MORE »


In case you didn’t have cable in the ’80s you might have missed the wholesome, corn-fed blonde, Stacy Ann Ferguson, on my favorite show “Kids, Incorporated.” So what was little Stacy Ann up to between then and joining the Black Eyed Peas as Fergie? In an interview with The Sunday Times, she was dabbling in… READ MORE »


Three new studies have come out over the weekend that do anything but blow my mind. In fact, they annoy and perplex me. I’m all for research, but not when my tax dollars are funding what seems to be the accumulation of useless information. After the jump, three studies we could have done without.



Actual call girls discuss whether Showtime’s Secret Diary of a Call Girl is realistic. [Tango]
Tila Tequila will not do a third season of A Shot at Love. She will be truly missed…SIKE! [Tango]
These top ten tips on having sex with a married man are not what you’d think. There’s no justification here. [DailyREAD MORE »


This week, jurors for the R. Kelly child pornography trial watched a 26-minute tape showing oral sex and other acts being performed. R. says the tape doesn’t show him or the alleged victim, so basically the jurors might have watched random people doing it. [Reuters] … READ MORE »