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TV Bracket: Fabulous Women of the ’70s Nominees

Everyone grab your bell bottoms, your maxi dresses, and your best costume jewelry; it’s time for a trip back to the seventies, to nominate all our favorite lady characters.  To be eligible in this category, a show must have started on or after January 1, 1970. End date is not important. The character can be a lead, a supporting, or... Read More

The Full “Mockingjay: Part One” Trailer Is Here

The full trailer for “Mockingjay: Part One” is here and it looks a lot like Mockingjay the book: really, really, really not as good as the first two book in the Hunger Games series. (Sorry, Hollywood, I know you don’t want to hear this.) In “Part One” — “Mockingjay” has been split into two films — [...]

“Orange Is The New Black” Paired With “Golden Girls” Is Genius

Whatever brilliant mind set scenes from “Orange Is The New Black” to the “Golden Girls” theme deserves all of the awards. This is so good, it almost tops the kitty rendition of the series. Almost. [Cosmopolitan]

Working Before Sunrise

I’m not a morning person. Secretly, I think work days shouldn’t start earlier than 9:30 am. When I got the offer for my latest job contract, I vehemently put in that I wouldn’t start earlier than seven o’clock (giving me a six o’clock alarm) (which is still too early). So how did I end up with work days that start at 5:15 am? My usual... Read More

20 Style Tips On How To Wear Ankle Boots

This post is brought to you by our friends at Gurl. After a long, cold winter, I was really excited to spend the summer wearing flip-flops and sandals. I couldn’t wait to show off my pedicures and to free my feet. But now, after a long, hot summer, I’m pretty excited to start wearing boots again. Show More Summary

Welp, That’s Quite A T-Shirt, Rita Ora

Presented without comment. Well, except to say that if you want your own Teen Cunt shirt, it will only set you back $225.

Anne Rice’s BDSM Erotica TrilogySleeping Beauty Heads To TV!

Your TiVo queue just got unbelievably hotter: a BDSM erotica trilogy by Anne Rice, under the pen name A.N. Roquelaur, is headed to TV. The popular books, The Claiming Of Sleeping Beauty, Beauty’s Punishment and Beauty’s Release, will be adapted into a TV series for the channel Televisa USA. Your mom bought these compulsively readable [...]

News in Asia

Hello friends, and welcome back. This week’s edition is a mixed bag of natural disasters, shady politics and one or two spots of levity, so let’s get started. There’s been horrendous flooding in India and Pakistan this past week in the Kashmir region, killing an estimated 457 people and leaving thousands stranded and needing rescue. Show More Summary

Party Favors: Tights Season Is The Best Season

Tights season is the best season and you’re wrong if you disagree. -The Frisky These commuter bags are functional AND fabulous. -Refinery29 You wear your favorite fall boots a lot so learn how to care for them. -StyleList Tom Ford is...Show More Summary

Urban Outfitters Crosses The Line With Bloodstained Sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters crosses the line (again) with their new sweatshirt -The Stir 28 uses for coconut oil -Divine Caroline 10 reasons to take yoga teacher training -Alignyo Get ready for some serious nostalgia: Coco-Cola resurrects Surge...Show More Summary

Sleazy Homeless Dude Uses NYC Women For Sex And A Place To Crash

From now on, when people ask me what being single in New York City is like, I’m going to point them towards this video. The dude site Elite Daily profiled a creepy homeless dude named Joe. who proudly describes how he gets by on the cold, hard streets of NYC by stealing supplies like Red [...]

10 Things No One Tells Men That Will Make Them Better Lovers

There are many reasons why men don’t necessarily know what women really like in bed. The most important: a lack of access to real information. Movies oversimplify sex by not really showing what happens in the sack, pornography is just, well, pornography, and “Talk Sex With Sue Johanson” is off the air. Aside from that, [...]

Lunchtime Poll: Rom-Coms

With a box of Belgian chocolates by my side, I am watching My Best Friend’s Wedding. Again. Julia Roberts is lovely, and I have a soft spot for Cameron Diaz since discovering The Body Book. But my favourite rom-com? Now that, Persephoneers, is a difficult question. I love Four Weddings and a Funeral. It is perfection and beauty in so... Read More

Guy Stages An Entire Faux Wedding To Propose To His Girlfriend

I still feel like 99 percent of public proposals are awkward and self-centered, but this one gets a pass for all the effort that went into it. Wedding planner Jack has seen thousands of nuptials play out over the years, making him pretty much on expert on all things romance. When it came time to [...]

The Soapbox: The Problem With Wendy Davis’ Abortion Story

First, let me say that I’m a fan of Wendy Davis. I look forward to reading her recently debuted memoir, Forgetting to Be Afraid, and I admire her amazing energy, her dedication to public service, and her impeccable choice in footwear while filibustering for 11 hours in the Texas Senate last year. I’m way thrilled [...]

Today In Terribleness: Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend’s Dog And Feeding It To Her

As a human being, this news story repulses me. As a dog owner who thinks of Lucca as my child, it sends a murderous rage pump through my veins. Police say Ryan Eddy Watenpaugh, 34, of Palo Cedro, California, killed his ex-girlfriend’s dog and fed it to her, the last disgusting act in a string [...]

Life After Dating: Is It Bad That I Keep Nudging My Boyfriend To Propose?

In March, Michael and I met up with my friend and her boyfriend for a double-date. I already knew that they’d gone to look at rings, but their big news that night was that he had gone ahead and bought it, and already talked to her mom and dad about proposing to her. I was [...]

Ben And Jerry’s Creates Bob Marley-Inspired Ice Cream, Providing A Great Alternative To Pizza When Sad

For the 30th anniversary of Bob Marley’s iconic ‘Legend’ album, ice cream-preneurs Ben and Jerry’s have created a special ‘One Love’-inspired flavor: ‘Satisfy My Bowl.' More » Ben And Jerry’s Creates Bob Marley-Inspired Ice Cream, Providing...Show More Summary

16 Reasons Tights Season Is Awesome

I’m a summer baby through and through, so while a part of me is mourning the sudden drop in temperature outside, another part  is secretly thrilled because tights season is here! Tights season may not be a designated thing, but it should be. They may give the impression that they require effort and an air of [...]

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev Crowned Miss America

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev took home the crown at last night’s Miss America pageant. This means we all get a day off work, right? Right?! [AOL] Meanwhile, Miss Nebraska Megan Swanson accidentally flashed the camera on live TV when she didn’t keep her legs crossed. Whoopsies.  [New York Daily News] Samira Wiley, who plays [...]

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