Posts tagged "oversharing"

Vajazzling, Waxing and Anal Bleaching: 9 Crazy Examples Of Celeb Lady TMI

There was a time not so long ago when famous folk wanted to create the illusion that they were NOT “just like us.” Grace Kelly was never photographed buying jumbo packs of toilet paper! Audrey Hepburn describing where she was the day Aunt Flo first came to visit? HA! Nowadays many female stars, like Jennifer…

Dealbreaker: The Obnoxious Social Media Oversharer

Newly returned to New York after a two-year sojourn abroad, I was eager to make friends (or more than friends), so I turned to my Facebook, FourSquare, Twitter, Tumblr, and OkCupid accounts. At some point, social media savvy became a legitimate dating skill and I was ready to showcase mine to the fullest. I wa…

By: Youyoung Lee / December 7, 2010

Could You Become A Politician Or Have You Shared “Too Much” On The Internet?

I think it’s safe to say I don’t have a future in politics, and if the climate stays the same — where anything and everything from your past can and will be used against you or the person you love — then any future spouse of mine doesn’t either. For the last three years, I’ve…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 9, 2010

Girl Talk: It’s Time To Keep Some Things Under Lock And Key

There are real downsides to writing about your life on the internet. For one thing, “sharing” — in the form of your deepest feelings or the most benign observations — starts to become a knee-jerk reaction every time something happens. A particularly awesome development on “Lost”? Tweet your reaction during the commercial break. Feeling inexplicably…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 2, 2010

Girl Talk: How I Became An Internet Oversharer

Lately I’ve noticed a number of commenters remarking or complimenting me on my willingness to “put myself out there” on The Frisky, sometimes scolding others whose remarks or jokes might end up hurting my feelings. The thing is, there’s very little feedback on what I write — i.e., about my personal experience or my decisio…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2010