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NY Times Wedding Announcement Begs The Question: Do You Have A Favorite Shape?

I read the New York Times wedding section every weekend with a mixture of fascination and romanticism. I look for the number of women who “were” employed at a specific…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Study Of “The New York Times Book Review” Finds More Men Get Novels Reviewed Than Women

Last week, I posted about authors Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Weiner and their reactions to fellow writer Jonathan Franzen’s latest novel, Freedom. They weren’t just rankled that Franzen was lauded…

Jessica Wakeman |

NY Times Stupefied By Women Who Love Their Small Busts

Holy crap! Believe it or not, there are some women out there who have small boobs and actually like them. Shocked by this notion, The New York Times examines the…

Julie Gerstein |

How To Get Your Wedding Announcement In The New York Times

Wedding season is upon us and one of the many items on a bride and groom’s long to-do/wish list may very well include having their wedding announcement published in the…

Wendy Atterberry |

The New York Times Distorts Image Of Christina Hendricks, Calls Her “Big”

The other day, we posted a poll on the best-dressed women at the Golden Globes. For those of you who haven’t checked it, Christina Hendricks, the redheaded siren of “Mad…

Wendy Atterberry |

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 |

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 |

“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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |