You Fell in Love '36 Questions' Style: Now What?

Back in January, you probably came across that Modern Love essay asking whether you could fall in love with a stranger by answering a series of 36 increasingly intimate questions together. The answer, posited the column, was yes. But the more important question is probably: what next? What happens after your essay… » 5/06/15 11:50am 30 minutes ago

Jian Ghomeshi Reporter's New Tell-All Book Upsets Victims

It’s been seven months since the first allegations that Jian Ghomeshi is a sexually abusive creep surfaced, and six since he surrendered to police after being charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking. Now, one reporter who investigated him is writing a “tell-all” book, which the second… » 5/06/15 11:30am 50 minutes ago

Watch a New, Powerfully Feminist Video from Chicago's Circuit des Yeux

Circuit des Yeux is the main project of Chicago musician Haley Fohr, an adventurous songwriter who uses her rich baritone to emphasize the gravitas of its own strange beauty. On “Do The Dishes,” the first single from her fifth album In Plain Speech and a koan of sorts, she beautifully navigates the concept of… » 5/06/15 11:10am Today 11:10am

How To Become Comfortable Talking About Sex When You Never Have Before

Sex is one of the most difficult topics to talk about openly, and there are plenty of people out there who have never had a single honest conversation with a partner about their intimate relationship. If you’re a total sexual communication beginner, here are some straightforward steps to help you get started. » 5/06/15 10:24am Today 10:24am

Nice Guy Just Trying to Chat Slashes Woman When She Laughs at Him

On Saturday evening just before 6 p.m., according to the NYPD, a 34-year-old woman was minding her own business in the Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall subway station when a man came up to her and tried to talk. When she ignored him, he spat at her; when she laughed at him after that, he “allegedly took out a sharp… » 5/06/15 10:10am Today 10:10am

Joss Whedon Quit Twitter to Work, Not Because of Scary Feminists

When Joss Whedon quit Twitter last week, many speculated that it was because of criticism he was receiving about the latest Avengers movie, which he wrote and directed. But now, in a lengthy interview with BuzzFeed, Whedon says that any analysis (including some from Patton Oswalt) that he did so because people were… » 5/06/15 9:50am Today 9:50am

Listen to 'Darker,' a Gorgeous New Hymn by the Super-Talented Shamir

Shamir has great range. This dude can snap out catchy new wave pop and electro raps that sneak in and become your life jingle like it’s nothing, but he can also convincingly cover Miranda Lambert with sufficient country forlorn longing, the loneliest 20-year-old in the world. » 5/05/15 10:31pm Yesterday 10:31pm

Baltimore City Worker Watches 39 Hours Of Porn In 10 Days, Gets Fired

If you ever feel like you’re not accomplishing much at work between repeated viewings of Designing Women clips on YouTube, you’ll be delighted to hear that a man in Baltimore spent 39 hours just watching porn on the job during a two-week period last year. That’s 50 percent of his shift devoted to porn. You’re doing… » 5/05/15 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

Snack Smarter with NatureBox: Free Sample of Delicious Snacks

Snacking is always great, that is until the feeling of guilt sets in and, despite eating a bag of chips, you still find yourself hungry. Luckily NatureBox, the smarter snacking delivery company, has solved this problem. Get a free trial box now and leave behind the unnecessary junk food without missing out on joy and… » 5/04/15 4:46pm Monday 4:46pm