Who would have thought the “Love Guv” would have found himself moderating a feminist debate about the veil? Life sure is strange sometimes. The other night on Eliot Spitzer’s CNN program, Hebah Ahmed, a blogger for Muslim Matters who wears a veil, debated Mona Eltahawy, a Muslim commentator who does not wear a veil, about the “burqa ban” in France that went into effect on Monday. Keep reading »
appeared on David Letterman
‘s couch last night, and the two chatted about her recent vacation to St. Barts. David took the opportunity to show some photos of Courteney strutting in a bikini. “You know when the paparazzi are there, so that’s real, but I was working it pretty hard,” said Courteney. “I sucked it in … My arms are stretched out. I don’t [normally] walk like that! It became a joke, like, alright let’s see how ‘Sports Illustrated’ we can get… I had a little nipple slip
.” At which point, David whipped out a photo of Courteney’s wardrobe malfunction in the surf. “Wow, Dave, that’s not pixelated or anything!” Courteney responded. “I don’t know if we can show that,” replied Dave, and then did it anyway. [PopEater
] Keep reading »
Did you know you could get your annual Pap smear at Walgreens? Yes! The stirrups are right over in aisle two next to the Pond’s skin cream and the Bonne Bell lip gloss. And breast exams? Right near the AAA batteries, please.
At least that’s what you might think if you watch “Fox & Friends” and believe every word they say. They were trying to justify the Republicans’ attempts to defund family planning money from Planned Parenthood because, duh, all women’s reproductive health needs can be met at the local Walgreens.
Stephen Colbert did a hilarious bit about this the other night on “The Colbert Report,” which you simply must watch. (Language NSFW, use headphones.) But now a group of feminist activists are planning actions to highlight this ignorance. Yup, you guessed it — they’re asking people to go to Walgreens and ask for a Pap smear. Keep reading »
Oh, how I love infomercials. This one for the “Slobstopper” tries to sell you an oversized bib for $14.95. “Has this ever happened to you?” Actually, no. Please tell me this one is a joke. [Buzzfeed] Keep reading »