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The Onion Crosses The Line With Joke About 9-Year-Old Oscar Nominee Quvenzhane Wallis — But So Did Host Seth MacFarlane [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The Onion has posted an apology on their Facebook page. Read it here.

Last night’s Oscars draggggggged on and on, but if you managed to stay up for the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 25, 2013 - 8:40 am

The Soapbox: Women Wear Yoga Pants Because They Are Comfortable, Not Because They Apparently Give You A Boner

Poor Nathan Graziano. He has an obsession and is surrounded by temptation all the time. He can’t stop thinking about women in yoga pants, especially now that us ladies are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 20, 2013 - 11:00 am

Why Are People Shocked That A Pretty, Blonde, 16-Year-Old Girl Is A Genius?

There’s a plot for a romantic comedy in here somewhere: a 16-year-old British girl named Lauren Marbe has scored 161 on a MENSA test, ranking her intelligence higher than Stephen…

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Movie Reviewer Calls Melissa McCarthy A “Hippo”

Score! “Bridesmaids” star Melissa McCarthy’s got three movies coming down the pipeline … [Hollywood Reporter]
… but that didn’t stop a New York Observer movie reviewer from referring…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2013 - 10:40 am

Mommie Dearest: Mom Vs. Dad — Who Takes The Lead?

New York Times’ writers KJ Dell’Antonia and Bruce Feiler recently went head to head over parenting for the latest “Room For Debate.” Their discussion focused on whether moms or dads

Avital Norman Nathman | February 4, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girls Take No Cursing Pledge At NJ Catholic School

A New Jersey Catholic high school is under fire for asking girl students to take a no-swearing pledge for 30 days because it says, “We want ladies to act like…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Hitched: Everybody Panic, Single Women Are Planning Weddings!

The New York Times, ever concerned about the plight of the three people it takes to make a Style Section trend story, has identified a disturbing new tendency among women…

Andrea Grimes | January 30, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Werk: Mayor Bloomberg And Christine Quinn Are A Couple Of Bitchy Queens In This New York Mag Interview

This week’s New York magazine cover story, meant to help us get to know front-runner New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn, is, unintentionally perhaps, peppered with witty one-liners that would…

Ami Angelowicz and Julie Gerstein | January 28, 2013 - 3:00 pm

The Soapbox: Why I Was Reluctant To Endorse Lifting The Ban On Women In Combat

Bottom line: I was a female soldier in the combat zone. So why do I feel so uncomfortable about formalizing women’s placement in combat roles? I did a lot of…

Alice Richtig | January 28, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Military Ban Lifted On Women In Combat: Here’s What People Are Saying About It

Earlier this week, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta lifted a ban that prohibited women from openly serving in combat roles in the military. This would entail overturning a 1994 rule…

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Oh No, This Hillary Clinton New York Post Cover Isn’t Sexist At All!

Presented without comment. …

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 11:20 am

Military Ban Lifted On Women In Combat Roles

The Secretary of Defense has lifted a ban that prohibited women from openly serving in combat roles in the military, NPR is reporting. Secretary Leon Panetta made the decision on…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 9:20 am
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