August 12 Week In Review

August 12 Week In Review10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Carnie Wilson farts on The Talk, Snooki burps on The Insider, and Anderson Cooper is no longer closeted. More »


August 12 Week In ReviewMichele Bachmann: Wifely ‘Submission' Means ‘Respect'

Last night's Fox News-hosted Republican debate in Iowa was basically set up to have the candidates snipe at each other - even on Fox News, theater over ideology - and they mostly obliged, particularly Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann. But there was at least one point where the audience turned on the moderators: When Byron York asked her if she would be submissive to her husband as president. More »


August 12 Week In ReviewHow Guys Lost Their Virginity

Welcome back to Guysourcing, where a panel of helpful gentlemen answer your questions. This week, guys responded to a reader's request: "I want your 'How and Why I Lost My Virginity' stories." Let the tales of deflowering begin! More »


August 12 Week In ReviewControversial 10-Year-Old Model's Mom Doesn't Quite Get It

The French press has been covering the emergence of those creepy and very adult-styled photographs of 10-year-old child model Thylane Loubry. And Thylane's mother, the entertainment reporter-turned-reality show contestant-turned-fashion designer, has spoken out angrily about what she says is an unfair focus on her daughter. More »


August 12 Week In ReviewHow One Woman's Weight Loss Story Went Awry

Jess Weiner is an author and self-esteem expert who's a major (albeit controversial) figure in the body acceptance movement. After struggling with food issues, she abandoned the scale and settled at a happy size 18 - that is, until she realized she'd not weighed herself in 16 years. Her positive body image aside, she was clinically obese. And after a visit to the doctor, she decided that she needed to make some changes. More »


August 12 Week In ReviewTo Save Money, Try Shopping Around Hot People

New research challenges the logic of clothing retailers hiring store clerks based on attractiveness - and not just because it's sketchy and possibly even illegal. Insecure customers are actually less likely to buy an item if they see a good-looking employee or fellow shopper wearing it. More »


August 12 Week In ReviewWhere Does London Go From Here?

I'm huddled in the front room with some shell-shocked friends, watching my city burn. Britain is a tinderbox, and on Friday, somebody lit a match. How the hell did this happen? And what are we going to do now? More »


August 12 Week In ReviewIf Male Superheroes Posed Like Wonder Woman

The latest Justice League comic book has been revealed, and we feel like Wonder Woman looks a little bit over-sexualized. Bleeding Cool points out an artist's imagination of what our male superheros would look like if they were posed just as sexually. We think they look ...good? More »


August 12 Week In ReviewLarry David, Feminist Hero?

Larry David is a feminist. There, I said it. I know, I know, that jerk? Allow me to explain. More »


August 12 Week In ReviewHow To Do A 30s-Style Moon Manicure

Back in the era of Deco and Depression and FDR, ladies who did paint their fingernails didn't generally paint their fingernails the whole way. Wouldn't you like to know their secrets? More »


August 12 Week In ReviewThis Week In Tabloids: Jennifer Aniston's Secret Baby Bump & Shotgun Wedding

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which we search for cool, refreshing gossip in the freezer sections of In Touch, Star, Ok!, Life & Style and Us. This week, Kate Middleton is refusing to eat and wasting away into nothing and it's all The Queen's fault; there's a chance Teresa Giudice might go to jail; and Jennifer Aniston is allegedly hiding her alleged baby bump behind purses and floaty tops. More »


August 12 Week In ReviewThe Catchy New Word For Feminism

When we asked for a new word for feminism - hoping we could do better than Beyoncé, who suggested something "catchy like 'bootylicious'" - we were, obviously, being tongue-in-cheek. There's nothing wrong with the word feminism, and if you believe in equality, you really should embrace the word - there's strength in numbers. However, for many it's not so simple. More »


August 12 Week In ReviewHow To Travel By Air Without Going Completely Insane

Most people who say they love travel usually actually love "being in other places." Anyone who actually loves going to the airport, waiting in a series of increasingly frustrating lines, sitting on a plane and then reverse negotiating a strange place is either damaged or more relentlessly positive than SpongeBob Squarepants on ecstasy. The process of being in transit is not enjoyable and can present some unique barf baggy challenges that one can only hope to MacGuyver through. More »


August 12 Week In Review30 Different Sexual Fetishes In Under Five Minutes

Well this is handy! Things learned: being turned on by muscles is called Sthenolagnia, people turned on by their periods have a case of Menophilia, and Andrew McCarthy's obsession in Mannequin was just a classic case of Agalmatophilia all along! More »


August 12 Week In ReviewHow To Befriend Cool People When You've Got A Baby

Recent studies have shown that there's only a six-month window after giving birth wherein new parents still stand of a chance of being considered cool or interesting by friends, co-workers, or complete strangers. But the news isn't all bad. Those same friends and coworkers said if they could do it all over again, they would actually consider re-friending the parents in question, but only if they would only promise to never mention the word "meconium" again. More »


August 12 Week In ReviewHow To Say ‘Abortion' And ‘Fucktard' In Sign Language

Lately, the Internet has been buzzing about the American Sign Language for "abortion," which is apparently either a cradled baby being thrown away or a uterine scraping, depending on your source. But that's not the end of the ASL fun times. More »