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The First Trailer For The “Wet Hot American Summer” Series Is Here!

In case you haven’t heard, “Wet Hot American Summer” is making a comeback — in Netflix form! The eight-episode miniseries will tell follow the story of the very first day at Camp Firewood in the summer of ’81. Original stars Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd and Elizabeth Banks will return for the series, and [...]

Sarah Michelle Gellar Dressed Up Like Cinderella Because Even Buffy Loves Ball Gowns

Buffy the Vampire Slayer kicks ass even dressed up like Cinderella. More » Sarah Michelle Gellar Dressed Up Like Cinderella Because Even Buffy Loves Ball Gowns is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..

Frisky Reads: Get In Trouble By Kelly Link

I was the kind of kid who eschewed children’s literature for Mary Higgins Clark and Steven King by the time I was maybe six or seven. By ten I was reading, and worshiping, Neil Gaiman’s Sandman graphic novel series and making my way through A Midsummer Night’s Dream. By high school, my favorite book was [...]

Nancy Grace Tells Weed Advocate He’s “Obviously Stoned”

In her bizarre ongoing quest to deem recreational pot a Grave Threat To These Great United States, Nancy Grace continues to string together and snowball isolated incidents in which people ingest marijuana and then wreak havoc, regardless of whether the pot is actually the key cause of the behavior in those scenarios. In her latest [...]

A Eulogy For My AIM Screen Names, My Former Lives

Late Monday night, as I was wildly searching “what to do in a power outage” instead of gathering my candles and stick lighters and putting them in the same easily accessible place as normal people do when preparing for inclement weather, Facebook went down around 1:30 a.m. How did I find out? When my particularly [...]

Juno Made New Yorkers Realize How Desperate For Love They Actually Are

New Yorkers took to their spiritual home, the Internet, in search of temporary 'Blizzard Boyfriends' (and girlfriends) to ride out the duration of Juno. More » Juno Made New Yorkers Realize How Desperate For Love They Actually Are is a post from Blisstree - Get tips on healthy living, work outs, wellness & health food recipes. Advice & news on mental health & healthcare..

Beauty Test Drive: Merle Norman Pro Glitter Eye Palette

While I used to love eye shadow in, say, the 7th grade, I’m generally pretty stumped on how to wear it in an everyday context. When I set out to test the Merle Norman Pro Glitter Eye Pallette I figured its rich, sparkly shades were a look I could only wear on a night out, [...]

Mandy Moore Announces Breakup With An Instagram That Will Make You Want To Give her A Big Sad Hug

Mandy Moore is getting divorced, and her sad new Instagram will make you want to buy her a drink. More » Mandy Moore Announces Breakup With An Instagram That Will Make You Want To Give her A Big Sad Hug is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..

13 Kardashian Family Pets, Ranked

The Kardashian family has had an almost freakish amount of pets over the years, even for a gang is big as theirs. It’s great that they’re seemingly animal lovers, but they’ve developed a gross habit along the way of impulse buying a dog or cat like it’s a new accessory, publicly adoring him or her [...]

This Open Thread is Snowed In

Happy Snowpocalypse, y’all. Well, at least to the northeast U.S. Persephoneers. I hope everyone is safe and sound, with some reserves of their hot beverage and/or booze of their choice. I’m simultaneously hoping for an extra snow day while muttering envious profanities that Mr. Show More Summary

Record Machine: Top 5 Lindsey Buckingham Songs

After writing about Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie songs, I couldn’t very well leave out Lindsey Buckingham’s contributions to Fleetwood Mac. So let’s get to five of my favorite songs from the man himself. Admittedly, I’m not well-versed in his solo material, so this will be rather band-centric. Show More Summary

Recipe Roundup: All About Indulgence

This roundup is all about indulgence. This roundup has not been doing any January diets. In fact, this roundup is indulging is great chocolate and great recipes. What better way to kick things off than with Persephone Magazine’s very own Sara Habein who graced the world with her magnificent recipe for Deep Dish Brownies. Show More Summary

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Lots of great reads in ladyblogland this week! I will never tire of Maria Callas. The New York Review of Books India’s new comic book hero fights rape and (awesomely) rides on the back of a tiger. NPR The key to living a long life is no men. Buzzfeed Best quote from the Pitchfork interview … Continue reading Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Weekly Anime Review

Feels, fanwank, and shifty business, oh my! Aldnoah Zero, Ep 15 It seems that Harklight is a good strategist. He created a plan to kill Inaho, but Slaine kind of changed his mind and killed Sazzbaum with it instead. Well, I guess he wanted both to get stuck in the volley, but Inko got there at the right moment to … Continue reading Weekly Anime Review

Ask UfYH: Excuses vs. Reasons

I get a lot of flack for one of the UfYH catchphrases: “Excuses are boring.” Which I totally get. People have said that it’s too aggressive, that it makes them feel pressured or shamed, that it takes too much of a hard-line approach. All of these are completely valid reactions, because people have had them, … Continue reading Ask UfYH: Excuses vs. Reasons

Is Lena Dunham Engaged?

At a Sundance event, Lena Dunham referred to Rachel Antonoff, the sister of her boyfriend Jack Antonoff, as her sister-in-law. She “kindly refused” to elaborate on the subject to reporters. She’s also been spotted wearing a suspicious ring. She’s said in the past that she and Jack don’t plan to marry until same-sex marriage is [...]

Buzzwords To Avoid During Your Next Job Interview

Your choice of words is hugely important when writing out a job application or attending an interview — are you impressing your potential employer with your vocabulary or just regurgitating the same spiel everyone else has used? Professional social network LinkedIn has just released its annual list of overused words and phrases for 2014, what it describes [...]

Get To Know The Women Of The #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Meet the women of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. [The Atlantic] Is casual, everyday sexism making women sick? [The Guardian] Islamaphobic bus ads in San Francisco have been “defaced” (I say improved upon) with images of Kamala Khan, otherwise known as Ms. Marvel, Marvel Comics’ Muslim superhero. [io9] Anita Sarkeesian is going to start a new web [...]

Duggars Wouldn’t Let Adult Midwife Daughter Be “Exposed” To Unmarried Pregnant Cousin

If there is anything we know about the Duggars, other than the fact that they are not so fond of the gays, it’s that they are way into giving birth. As members of the “Quiverfull Movement” they basically believe that women are supposed to spend their lives having as many babies as humanly possible, so [...]

My Teenage Self Is Far Too Invested In This Blink-182 Drama

Because I have all the maturity of a teenage boy, when news broke (insofar as news can “break” about a band far past its prime, anyways) yesterday that all was not well in the Blink-182 universe, I put my Vans on and strapped in for some quality Warped Tour gossip, and girl let me tell [...]

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