Posts tagged "new york times"

Evidently, Tough Girl Chic Is On The Rise

Remember last month when we reported on the New York Times’ piece on androgyny in modern day street style? (Since gender bending in fashion is nothing new, we also took…

Erin Flaherty | December 24, 2009 - 3:45 pm

Was A Gift Guide For People “Of Color” Really Necessary?

Sometimes a gesture that was meant to be politically correct and progressive actually turns out to be offensive. Take, for instance, the New York Timesgift guide for people “of…

Annika Harris | December 11, 2009 - 12:00 pm

“Modern Love Revenge” Proves There Are Always Two Sides To Every Story

If you’re like me, the first thing you do every Sunday morning is check the “Modern Love” column in the New York Times—a collection of first person essays about love…

Ami Angelowicz | October 30, 2009 - 11:00 am

How Not To Embarrass Yourself While Applying For A Job

Rough day today? You simply must read The New York Timesprofile of twin sisters Kristy and Katie Barry, age 24, who provide a solid eight minutes’ worth of entertainment.

Jessica Wakeman | October 12, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Infidelity Hits The Mainstream

When something is written up in The New York Times’ style section, it means it has hit the mainstream. For example, vampires had been hot for more than a year…

Catherine Strawn | September 8, 2009 - 3:30 pm

The NY Times Is Late To The Style Party, Again!

Polyvore, an online version of Lucky magazine of sorts, but better, has finally found its way onto the New York Times’ radar, and we couldn’t be happier (even if it…

Nina Carbone | July 27, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Cool And Gross: Firefly Courtship Remarkably Similar To Our Own

Think of fireflies, and you might recall memories of summer where you looked at the flashing lights hovering over a field, or even ran through them, trying to cusp your…

Leonora Epstein | June 30, 2009 - 12:10 pm

Maureen Dowd’s Columns, Explained

How does the op-ed community’s snarkiest scribbler pack so much fiber and fluff into her New York Times column twice a week?

She consults her “How Maureen Dowd Writes…

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Spray-On Condom One Of The Year’s Best Ideas, Says New York Times Magazine

Last weekend’s New York Times Magazine honored this year’s many innovations in its “Year in Ideas 2008″ issue. Alongside accolades for upside-down demolition, a vending machine for crows, and air

Catherine Strawn | December 15, 2008 - 9:00 pm

Girl Talk: Friends With Benefits? I Don’t Think So

Not long ago, I met a guy that reminded me of that sexy NPR storyteller Ira Glass. Instantly, I fell in nerd-love with this doppelganger. After dating for a while,…

Simcha | December 7, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Quickies!: Kiss Off!

Gene Simmons is pissed off that Kiss isn’t on the ballot for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. [Perez Hilton]
People’s managing editor addresses the New York Times article…

Annika Harris | November 21, 2008 - 9:30 pm

Debate This: Are You Pro Or Anti “Cat Guys”?

This weekend, The New York Times “Style” section had a story about guys who have embraced their love of cats. I’ve come to the conclusion that women are either passionately…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 6, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk Gets A Bad Rap

Why didn’t he call? What did I do wrong? Do you think he likes me? If I had a nickel for every time I asked my BFF these questions, I’d…

Simcha | September 15, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Real Chick Lit: What Shamu Taught Me About Not Being An Annoying Nag

One of the things you learn very quickly in a relationship is that people have really annoying habits. This becomes especially apparent when you move in with someone and suddenly…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2008 - 6:00 pm

Poll: Would You Date A Guy Who Had A Kid?

The “Modern Love” column in this Sunday’s New York Times was about a woman who dates a musician who has a kid with a woman he briefly dated. The guy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 28, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Lauren Conrad

“I don’t think it makes me any less of a feminist because my emotions are affected. I think that I’m very independent and I don’t let guys affect my life.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 31, 2008 - 6:00 pm

“It’s Not You, It’s Your Books…”

The New York Times’ Book Review section had an interesting, Modern Love-esque column this weekend about how hard it can be dating someone whose taste in books you hate. Like…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 31, 2008 - 11:30 am

Catching Up With The Hills

Our favorite craptastic TV show is back tonight and we’re so excited. However, just in case you haven’t been keeping as close of tabs as we have on Lauren, Heidi,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 24, 2008 - 3:30 pm

It’s Not Fair That Guys Are Incapable Of Getting Pregnant

The New York Times had an interesting op-ed piece entitled “Sex and the Teenage Girl” in yesterday’s paper. Basically, it brings up the fact that the effects of a pregnancy—whether…

Catherine Strawn | January 14, 2008 - 8:04 pm
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