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Porn Is Getting Real About The Economy

The best things in life are free. Unfortunately, the porn industry is learning that lesson the hard way as sales go soft (zing!). Down 20-30%, Larry Flynt and Joe Francis…

Simcha | February 24, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Trend Watch: Manly Men Pamper Themselves With Polished Pedicures

This week on “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” guest star Dean McDermott (Tori Spelling’s hubby) had on toenail polish! Say what? Both he and Kate Beckinsale’s director husband, Len Wiseman, have been…

Simcha | February 18, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Beauty Is Still Important During Singapore Recession

Singaporeans sure do enjoy their beauty products, even during a recession. According to a survey, seven in 10 people there will continue to indulge their beauty addiction by purchasing products…

Annika Harris | February 18, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Sex Sells, Just Not As Much As It Used To

We all enjoy indulging in a guilty pleasure. It might be a drink after work, hitting the slot machines, or perhaps, if you feel Frisky-ish, renting a porn. But in…

Persia Ali | February 4, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Blonde Hair Could Help You Get Through The Recession

According to an unscientific data from hairdresser Andrew Barton in the U.K., more women are getting their hair dyed blonde to cope with the recession. Barton has seen a 67…

Catherine Strawn | January 30, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Would You Pay For Love In A Recession?

Banks are foreclosing on houses. Jobs are being outsourced. Popular retail stores are shutting down. Magazines like Domino are folding. Despite the economy being pretty much in the crapper, romance…

Persia Ali | January 28, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Debate This: Would You Exchange Sex For Money?

Last year marked a confluence of events both real (Eliot Spitzer and Ashley Dupre) and thinly fictionalized (Showtime’s “Secret Diary of A Call Girl”), that arguably made 2008 the Year…

Lauren Gitlin | January 23, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Recession Romance: 12 Ways To Save Money Together

In light of our strained economy, how can you keep your love life intact and still scale back on spending? Whether playing the field or in a couple, there are…

Jessica Amason | January 21, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Have You Given Up Champagne Toasts Because Of The Recession?

The Times reports that champagne sales are down this holiday season and not necessarily because people can’t afford the bubbly. Amid layoffs, foreclosures and other economic losses, as well as…

Wendy Atterberry | December 26, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Will Recessionistas Budget For Botox?

The New York Times has an interesting story in today’s Style section about how the recession and tanking economy will affect the cosmetic surgery and beauty industries. Will people, specifically…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 18, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Carrie Bradshaw Is Dead

Once upon a time, Carrie Bradshaw was a role model for women across America, and “Sex and the City” promised a Manolos and men-filled life. Even after the show was…

Susannah Breslin | December 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Girl Auctions Off Hot Older Brothers For Christmas Money

We’ve all come up with little creative ways to cut back on spending and raise money for those holiday gifts, from taking on a second job to selling clothes on…

Persia Ali | December 16, 2008 - 7:30 pm
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