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Get The Look: 5 Stunning Oscar Beauty Looks To Snag Now

Calvin Klein designer Francisco Costa isn’t going to make you a custom pearl-encrusted gown like Lupita Nyong’o’s and you probably will never get to wear a $1.5 million Van Cleef and Arpels necklace like Margot Robbie, but if you break open your piggy bank and dig beneath the couch cushions, you’ll likely have enough to […]

Tavi Gevinson Talks Feminism With Michael Ian Black

“There’s a stigma around it that many of us have bought into, and I think the only way to remove that stigma is for more and more people to identify with it, which is why I think something like the Beyonce VMAs performance was so radical. At the same time I think so much of my job is figuring out a way to do that […]

Want Your Own LEGO Oscar? (Of Course You Do!)

If you want a LEGO Oscar of your own, turns out you might not have to wait long: The artist who made them, Nathan Sawaya, has gotten so much positive feedback about the statuettes presented to Oscar audience members during the performance of “Everything is Awesome” that he submitted the design to LEGO Ideas in […]

Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: A Star Is Born (1937)

Can love survive in Hollywood as one star’s career is on the rise and the other’s is fading? In the 1937 film A Star Is Born, just such a thing occurs, and our heroine and hero try their best to keep their love intact in the ruthless world of golden-age Hollywood. The film stars Janet … Continue reading Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: A Star Is Born (1937)

Compassionate Fashion: Leggings To Love From Emily Hsu Designs

Emily Hsu Designs was launched by dancer, singer, and actress Emily Hsu and offers a host of bright leggings, capris and shorts that are handmade in the USA. The looks are made to flatter with a high waist that can either create a smooth visual line or be folded down. With so many quirky patterns to choose from, […]

Richard Pryor’s Widow Calls Cosby A “Piece Of Shit” and A “Fucking Hypocrite”

In an appearance on the “Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend” podcast, Richard Pryor’s widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor, took a moment to address the Bill Cosby rape scandal. She did not hold back or mince words in any fashion, and it’s pretty damned awesome. “On that note, I’d like to address the whole Bill […]

5 Fitness Myths You Believe (That Don’t Work At All)

We’re all interested in fitness, or at least in maintaining the idea that we might start getting fit any day now; man, get off our back. As such, there are tons and tons of advice out there on how to tone your body into a veritable machine made of health and sexiness. And a ton […]

Demeter Is Now Making A Perfume That Smells Like A Baby’s Head

Demeter Fragrance is known for making one note scents that smell like pretty much anything you can think of, from pizza to dirt to a gin and tonic. I have an enduring love for their Honeysuckle fragrance, and have spent more time than I’d like to admit in front of their displays at my local […]

News in Asia

Welcome! Hope your weekend was fun or at least relaxing. We’ve got a bunch of news this week. At least 39 are dead in Bangladesh after a ferry collided with a trawler and capsized on Sunday, though more than 50 people were rescued and the search is on for more survivors. There are a couple of … Continue reading News in Asia

Make It Work: 3 Simple Ways To Be A Better Coworker

You’re probably kind of good at your job, but are you a good coworker? You might think you’re a good coworker, because no one’s ever said otherwise and everyone seems to like you, but here’s the thing: it’s hard to tell someone that they’re a bad coworker, because it feels like a personal indictment of character. […]

Turkish Men Marched In Miniskirts For Women’s Rights Over The Weekend

Last week, a Turkish university student named Ozgecan Aslan was viciously murdered at the hands of a bus driver she’d trusted to get her safely home. The 20-year-old reportedly fought against a sexual assault before the driver killed her. He doused Aslan in gasoline, burned her body, and dumped her into a riverbed. Three suspects have been arrested in association with […]

Canadian Man Teaches Internet Commenters A Lesson … In Being Neighborly

As a person who works on the internet for a living, I am given to the occasional internet-commenter revenge fantasy. The furthest I’ve ever gone was Googling this Ron Paul Libertarian dude who harassed me constantly and finding out he had scammed a bunch of people and then posting the Rip-Off report about it every […]

Lunchtime Poll: Flower Power

Yesterday I went to a flower show at a local grocery store/garden center so I could pretend it was spring for a little while. (It might have been easier to pretend if I hadn’t gone down to look at the frozen Hudson River first.) What flowers are you looking forward to the most? I’m a … Continue reading Lunchtime Poll: Flower Power

Academy Awards 2015: All The Additional Fashion Finery At Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party

Not everyone scored an invite to the Academy Awards -- luckily, the Vanity Fair Oscar Party is a solid alternative plan.

Wanderlust: Finding Community While Traveling Alone

I was casually strolling down a sunny Hawaiian street in the small town of Captain Cook alongside a new girlfriend I hadmade a few weeks earlier, when a man pulled his truck over just behind us and tried to get our attention. My immediate response was to ignore him and continue walking, immersed in our […]

John Oliver On How Not To Appeal To Lady Voters

On last night’s “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver addressed the UK Labour Party’s awkward attempt to “reach out” to female voters by driving around in a pink Barbie van. You know, because bitches love them some pink shit. Unsurprisingly, female voters in Britain were not exactly enthralled with the van, and it’s become so controversial […]

Patricia Arquette’s Backstage Comments Overshadow Oscar Speech

Patricia Arquette gave one of the best speeches at last night’s Oscars, calling for equal pay and equal rights for women and earning the enraptured applause of Meryl Streep. But backstage in the press room, Arquette continued her call to action, saying some things that were decidedly tone deaf. “It’s time for women in America […]

Dog And Owl BFFs Give You Reason To Live

There has been a recent influx of coverage on interspecies friendships as of late — in part because of the National Geographic series “Unlikely Friends” on Netflix and also with the interspecies friendship Android Advertisement. This influx also happens to be the best thing that’s ever happened to everyone. Think of it like seeing one […]

Surprise: Tech Industry Getting Worse For Women

According to a piece in the Los Angeles Times, women are leaving the tech industry in droves. This is something I have called for a while now — this very myopic insistence of “filling the pipeline” simply won’t work if the industry remains sexist from a structural standpoint, i.e. still being shitty to women once […]

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