June 3 Week In Review


June 3 Week In Review10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Piper Palin is sick of all the bullshit, Sandra Bernhard recounts the first time she met Courtney Love, and apparently, horses can get herpes. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewThe Male Birth Control Nobody's Talking About

An Indian scientist has invented a male birth control method that's essentially a reversible vasectomy. Now that US researchers are on the bandwagon, the project is getting some attention - but it's still pretty under the radar. More »



June 3 Week In Review"40 Beads" System Makes It Easier For Couples To Not Verbalize Their Sexual Desires

Carolyn Evans' book Forty Beads; The Simple, Sexy Secret for Transforming Your Marriage proposes that married couples save (or merely improve) their relationships by using a token system. According to Evans' method, the man is given 40 beads which he distributes, one bead at a time, to his wife. Each bead means he's in the mood, and the wife has 24 hours to respond with sex. One couple interviewed on Today this morning actually said that they love the 40 beads game because, "It's an easy way without having to communicate." The process will improve couples' lives because, as Evans naively points, out, "There's nothing to fight about when everybody is happy with their sexual situation." More »



Young Woman Caught In Weiner Scandal Handling It Pretty Damn Well

June 3 Week In Review

By all evidence, twenty-one year-old Gennette Cordova has committed the following crimes: Following Congressman Anthony Weiner on Twitter, and being young, female, and pretty. Stone her! But while Twitter made her an instant news target, she's also using it admirably to fight back. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewDude, Don't "Neg"

Maybe you've heard a line like this at a party or in a bar, from a man to a woman he barely knows: "You have a pretty face, but you'd be even prettier if you'd lose the bangs." More »



June 3 Week In ReviewTell Us Your Awful Prom Stories

As May ends and June begins, 'tis the season for American teenagers to get all dolled up and attend the final school dance before college. Prom. A magical night…that can turn into a nightmare. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewThe Congressman's Cockshot Conundrum

Congressman Anthony Weiner's media tour is not doing much to dispel the growing suspicion that there is something to this whole clothed-cockshot thing that blew up over the weekend. It's just not clear what. More »



This Week In Tabloids: Justin's Trousersnake Is Sexing Ashley Olsen

June 3 Week In Review

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which we gorge ourselves on gossip from Ok!, Us, Star, In Touch and Life & Style. This week, Prince Harry is single and looking to mingle; Kim Kardashian's baby is merely a Photoshop composite; Angelina is collapsing since she weighs only 99 pounds; and Justin Timberlake and Ashley Olsen are bumping uglies. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewWhy Is This Video Of Bradley Cooper Speaking French Kinda Turning Us On?

So what if we can't understand a single word he's saying? Words are irrelevant right now. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewSarah Palin's Emails By The Numbers

The state of Alaska is about to release Sarah Palin's emails from her tenure as governor, and even with the inevitable redactions, that's going to be a lot of material. Let's take a look at exactly how much. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewHow To Handle Houseguests

Summer is often a time when out-of-town friends come to stay in your house. This can be a lot of fun, but it can also be stressful and difficult - you've got people in your space, and you have to find ways of entertaining them. Fortunately, we have tips to make any visit fun and hassle-free. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewMale Novelist Can Always Spot Female Writers By How Much They Suck

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul has helpfully explained why women will never be great writers like him. It's because they're not "masters of a house." More »



June 3 Week In ReviewArnold's Love Child Story Takes A Turn For The Racist

Over the past two weeks, we've heard plenty of rumors about Mildred Patricia Baena, the mother of Arnold Schwarzenegger's love child. Baena has gone into hiding, so all we know is what's been leaked to the likes of TMZ by anonymous sources. However, that hasn't stopped one writer from psychoanalyzing the housekeeper's affair with her employer, in one of the most racist ways imaginable. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewRihanna Shoots Her Rapist In Her New Video

In the beginning frames of Rihanna's new video, she lurks in the shadows at a train station, spots a man in the crowd, raises a gun, and blows his brains out. The lyrics: "I didn't mean to end his life / I know it wasn't right/ I can't even sleep at night / Can't get it off my mind / I need to get out of sight / Before I end up behind bars." More »



June 3 Week In ReviewWhy Courtney Love Hates Us

Courtney Love begins her diary feature for xojane.com not with an introduction (as if she needs any), but with claws: "I kind of want to slam Jezebel, but I won't. I'll save it. Because otherwise the Gawker people will torture me for the next two weeks. Because Jezebel I used to read, but then they do slut-shaming." Okay, let's deconstruct that. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewEverything You Need To Know About The Failed Wonder Woman TV Pilot

I managed to get a hold of the David E. Kelley-written, NBC-ordered-and-then-cast-aside-in-shame Wonder Woman pilot over the holiday weekend. After I watched it, I became horribly ill. Was the Wonder Woman pilot to blame? Yes. Absolutely it was. There is no doubt in my mind that Wonder Woman was so terrible it attacked my auto-immune system, and caused flu-like symptoms that I'm experiencing even now. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewHarassment Complaints Up 600% In Wake Of Strauss-Kahn Scandal

French women's groups say complaints of sexual harassment have risen a full 600% since Dominique Strauss-Kahn's alleged assault of a hotel maid. Women may feel more comfortable speaking out - but they may also be responding to men's dismissive attitude toward the story. More »



June 3 Week In ReviewWhat Being A Single Mom - Or Getting Married - Does To Your Health

What does being a single mom do for your health by age 40? Mostly, nothing good, as you might guess. But a new study that measured its effects also suggests that marriage isn't necessarily a magical cure for all women. More »