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This Chinese Laundry Detergent Commercial Is Basically The Most Racist Shit Ever

You don’t even have to understand the commercial to know it’s pretty much the most racist thing, like, ever.

Kylie Cheung | May 27, 2016 - 10:15 am

Watch This Man Find Himself In The Most Emotional Laundry Detergent Ever

The camera pans, we are all crying and now inspired to buy Ariel detergent and #sharetheload.

Bronwyn Isaac | February 26, 2016 - 4:45 pm

A Guide To Cleaning Your Sheets (For Single Guys And Lazy Girls)

We’ve always suspected that most guy’s sheets didn’t get properly laundered as often as we’d like. In the past, we’ve seen the stains (snot? cum? Doritos?) and tried to will…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 28, 2013 - 1:00 pm

10 Shameful Secrets We Hide About Doing Laundry

I’m not a simple woman made happy by simple things. I like fancy stuff! But I swear to God, if I could just have a washing machine and dryer inside…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2013 - 9:00 am

I’m Switching Laundry Detergents

I need all of my clothes to smell like Robert Downey Jr. [pilesofgoodandbad] …

Ami Angelowicz | June 29, 2012 - 11:20 am

A Countertop Laundromat

Someday, my dream is to own a home, modest in size, but with room for its very own washer and dryer. Oh, to be able to wash my own clothes without…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 28, 2012 - 10:40 am

Would You Freeze Your Jeans?

Freezers are good for many things: preserving food, chilling vodka, storing body parts, and, apparently, cleaning denim. Seriously: sticking your jeans in the freezer for a few days will kill…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 14, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Just Say No To Dry-Clean-Only Clothes

Today, I’m going to put an end to one of my worst habits. Thankfully, I don’t smoke, so I don’t have to worry about ditching a nicotine addiction. No, my…

Catherine Strawn | May 17, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Laundry Day Just Got Greener And Neater

Laundry is my least favorite chore: It takes hours to complete and the results don’t last more than a day. While Method’s new line of laundry products won’t make washing…

Catherine Strawn | January 12, 2010 - 8:30 pm

What’s The Longest Acceptable Amount Of Time You Can Go Without Washing A Bra?

Over on Slate, a male reader wrote to Dear Prudence, asking whether it was normal that his girlfriend of six months has been wearing the same bra every day for…

Catherine Strawn | August 28, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Laundry: The Adderall Of Chores

One of the reason why I love Sarah Haskin’s “Target: Women” videos is that sometimes they force me to laugh at my own stereotypical womanly ways. This week,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 22, 2009 - 2:15 pm

The Daily Squeeze: The Beckhams To Become Superheroes!

Comic superstar Stan Lee wants to create a superhero version of David and Victoria Beckham. [E Online]
If you (or your boy) is dressing up as Don Draper for Halloween,…

Catherine Strawn | October 30, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Commercials Make Men Less Likely To Clean

How often do you see a commercial for laundry detergent that depicts a father dealing with his son or daughter’s grass-stained clothes? By my calculations, you never do. And this…

Catherine Strawn | May 13, 2008 - 1:30 pm