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Did Your Mom Prepare You For Your Period?

In my middle school years, I learned about the menstrual cycle the same way I think most of my girlfriends did — through biology class, Judy Blume books and gossip.

Joanne Hinkel | November 19, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Time Of The Month Tiger Is Our New Fave Internet Meme

So, I’m still obsessed with Shlooby Kitten. Hipster Kitty has been great lately. And LOLCats remains genius. But my new favorite meme generator is Time Of The Month Tiger, who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 25, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Trekkies Have Heavy Flow Days Too

Always seems to be after a rather niche demographic with this print ad for their maxi pads with wings — “Star Trek” fans. Because nothing takes the fun out of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 16, 2010 - 5:20 pm

What Do We Think Of Hot Men Undressing To Sell Maxi Pads?

We ladies don’t get too much eye candy in TV commercials. The advertising motto “sex sells” seems only to apply to fake breasts selling body spray and beer.

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2010 - 2:40 pm

The Top 9 Signs Your Girl Is On Her Period

Recently, an enterprising bro made a handy iPhone app that allows men to track their girlfriends’ and wives’ period cycles. Jon Rose, who created the whimsically titled “Code Red” app,

Julie Gerstein | August 23, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Menstrual Cramps Not Only Cramp Your Style, But Maybe Your Brain, Too

Severely painful menstrual cramps may alter your brain’s grey matter, according to researchers at the Institute of Brain Science at National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, Taiwan. Business Week reports that…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Flojuggler: For The Man Who Knows Nothing Is More Terrible Than A Woman’s Period

Men, are periods wreacking havoc on your lives? Everywhere you turn is there a woman eating a pint of Ben & Jerry’s or unwrapping a Tampax? Does this concern you?

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Code Red! Your Girlfriend Has Her Period Right Now!

You turn on The Weather Channel for tornado warnings. You turn on the local radio for flood warnings. But what about those, um, natural disasters a little closer to home?

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Kim Kardashian’s First Period

In a feat of alliteration, Kris, Khloe and Kim Kardashian are now shilling for Kotex! In a video posted on Khloe’s blog, the telegenic fam feigns interest in boxes of…

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2010 - 7:15 pm

You Can’t Say That On Television: Networks Nix The V-Word In Tampon Ads

Earlier this week Kotex released sassy new commercials advertising its pads and tampons — but advertising agency JWT butted heads with three broadcast TV stations that wouldn’t let…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Introducing The Apple iPad, The Most Period-y Sounding Gadget Ever

I couldn’t care less about Apple’s BIG! EXCITING! ANNOUNCEMENT! today, since I can still barely operate my iPhone. But it has come to my attention that Apple’s new gadget’s name…

Jessica Wakeman | January 27, 2010 - 6:10 pm
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