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Quotable: Natalie Portman Will Not Be Your Muse

“I have a problem with muse-ship. I feel like throughout history, it’s been men vampiring on women’s specialness. And why do that for someone? Maybe it’s a fear of intimacy!”Natalie Portman, star of the film, “Brothers,” in Marie Claire. But what about Zach Braff? [Marie Claire] … More »


French Marie Claire’s Bedazzled Babies

This month, the French edition of Marie Claire ran a spread featuring jewelry with babies as the models. Was this supposed to be a cute idea that turned out ultra creepy? Is that baby wearing a bracelet as an arm cuff? The tagline: “My baby, my treasure … ” [MarieClaire.fr] … More »


Marie Claire Writer Dons A Strap-On

In the November issue of Marie Claire, dating blogger Maura Kelly writes about a guy she dated briefly who confessed to enjoying “a kind of sex that people don’t usually associate with straight men.” Oh yes, Kelly’s man liked to take it from behind, courtesy of a strap-on attached to his female partner. (Like the… More »


Marie Claire Debuts Plus-Size Style Column

Like Glamour, Marie Claire has decided it needs to offer more content geared toward plus-size readers. In the November issue, the magazine introduces Ashley Falcon, a size-18 stylist who will be doling out fashion advice in a new column.

In the issue, she shares a little about her experiences working in fashion despite… More »


Are You A “Stiletto Stoner”?

Why does it seem like the older I get the more hectic and crazy my life becomes? Back in college, things were so simple. Wake up early-ish, go to class, come back to the dorm, and have a few bongs and burritos with friends to unwind. On the days I went to work, I never… More »


Marie Claire Writer Is Sick Of Seeing Your Naked Body In Her Gym Locker Room!

The lady blogs are all a-cluck over a piece in the latest issue of Marie Claire in which writer Lea Goldman practically begs her fellow gym-goers to “put your clothes on already!” — in the locker room that is. Goldman writes that she’s tired of women using the gym locker room to perform various tasks… More »


“Asian Trophy Wives”: A Label We Could Do Without

See that older white man over there with the younger Asian woman on his arm? That might not be love—that might be an Asian lady fetish. Author Ying Chu suspects as much, a subject she explores via an uncomfortable trend piece in Marie Claire about rich men like Rupert Murdoch and Woody Allen and the… More »


Quick Pic: Ashley Olsen Prunes For The Cover Of Marie Claire

When I return from Costa Rica, my hair is going shorter. The Olsen Twin has inspired me. … More »


Marie Claire Profiles Three Mothers Without Child Custody

A recent article in Marie Claire magazine narrates the stories of three divorced mothers who gave up custody of their children—Maria Housden left her girls to their father in order to recover from the death of one of her daughters, Elle Hull decided to leave her kids with her ex-husband so that she could rebuild… More »


Quickies! Joe Jonas Reveals Miley Cyrus Is Dating His Brother Nick

Joe Jonas slips up and reveals that his brother Nick and Miley Cyrus are dating (gag), during an interview with Larry King. [PopEater] — The awkwardness that ensues is almost too much to take (watch the video to get the full effect.)
Ryan Reynolds is a fine actor, but even more impressive are his… More »


Sexy Or Sexist? Marie Claire’s Ads Feature Women Holding Their Own Decapitated Heads

These ads caught my eye — which I suppose is exactly what their creators at Brazilian ad agency Publicis had in mind when they created them. The image is arresting, isn’t it? In this provocative ad series, the women appear to be holding their own lopped off heads. The tagline is an odd fit, though. More »


The Daily Squeeze: Nicole Kidman As A Transsexual, Irritating English Phrases, And The First Date

Nicole Kidman is set to play a transsexual married to Charlize Theron in the upcoming movie “The Danish Girl.” That’s one good-looking couple. [MarieClaire.co.uk]
A group of Oxford researchers have compiled a list of the top 10 irritating expressions in the English language. “At the end of the day” tops the list. [Cityfile]
Barack and… More »


8 Ways To Celebrate National Singles And Unmarrieds Week

Party girl alert: It’s National Singles and Unmarrieds Week! While the title seems redundant, the need to celebrate never is. After all, being a free agent is totally awesome for many, many very sexy reasons. So if you’re flying solo, here are some suggestions for how to honor yourself and this completely invented, yet rad,… More »


Star Couplings: Lindsay Lohan Raves About Samantha Ronson

Lindsay Lohan tells the new issue of Marie Claire, “I’m really happy. [Samantha Ronson] is a great person. And she’s a great influence on people around her. But I think that anything that’s changed [in] my life is because of me. I’ve gone through it, and I’ve learned to deal with it and I’ve made… More »


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… More »


Thursday Quickies!

Marie Claire editor says that shaving your face is psychologically confusing for a woman. Huh? [Feministing]
Hollywood It Girl Smackdown! [Showbiz Tonight]
So, the big internet organization that decides things voted to allow companies to purchase new top-level domains like .sex and such. This is going to make our lives even more confusing. [CNET]
Soon,… More »


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… More »


Tina Fey Hits The Newsstand And Faces MILF Island

30 Rock was finally back on TV last night, after the long hiatus during the writer’s strike. We’re thrilled! And so must be the media, because Frisky fave Tina Fey is on two major magazine covers this month, Marie Claire and Entertainment Weekly. (She’s also got the comedy Baby Mama coming out soon, alongside Amy… More »