Blake Shelton's SNL Spoof of "The Bachelor" was Pretty Funny 

Blake Shelton hosted Saturday Night Live last night and turned in a pretty charming performance. The standout of the night was "Farm Hunk," a rural take on The Bachelor that featured all of SNL's women vying for the chance to give up their dreams and live in beautiful Iowa. It took a couple of nice swings at The… » 1/25/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Male Employees File Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Against Ruby Tuesday

Late last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a federal lawsuit in Eugene, Oregon against restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday. The lawsuit accuses the Tennessee-based company of discriminating against its male employees by hiring only women for summer bartender positions at its Park City, Utah outpost. » 1/25/15 11:15am Today 11:15am

Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You to Know About "Sex Bark"

In the latest post at her really helpful and down-to-earth lifestyle site GOOP, Gwyneth Paltrow suggested that we all make sex bark. What is sex bark? According to GOOP it's "a quick and potent chocolate recipe perfect for a sweet bite after a romantic dinner." For getting your Valentine's Day sexy on, duh. What are… » 1/25/15 10:45am Today 10:45am

Black-ish Star Tracee Ellis Ross Talks Hair, Black Standards of Beauty

Last week I published a piece on this site about how a white dude at the opera called me "disgusting" after I refused pull back my naturally curly hair. I wrote that my hair looked "more Tracee Ellis-Ross in Black-ish than Diana Ross's 1983 Central Park performance." Translation: I was having a tame hair day. And now,… » 1/24/15 5:15pm Yesterday 5:15pm

Don't Pee Before Sex Unless You Want A UTI

We spent my second-to-last night in London in his flat listening to old bands and piping. And then we did the same thing on my last night. I started daydreaming about our future life together the second I kissed him goodbye. Through customs. Through boarding. Through the first round of drinks from the cart. It got so… » 1/24/15 3:45pm Yesterday 3:45pm

British Man Looking for Love, Asked Internet to Pay for Dates 

This is the tale of Tom Packer, a lonely lad from Norwich, England. Poor Tom, a man as unlucky in love as he is rich in facial hair, has been on a desperate search for his truest love - the Elizabeth to his Darcy, the Jane to his Rochester. A shivering Tom even once took the cold, winter streets of London with… » 1/24/15 12:45pm Yesterday 12:45pm

Sarah Palin Won't Go Away, "Seriously Interested" in 2016 Bid 

Republicans have descended en mass on Iowa for something called the "Iowa Freedom Summit" hosted by Rep. Steve King and Citizens United. Usually when these things happen leading members of the GOP descend on the most politically meaningful of the flyover states (sorry Iowa) and say some really crazy shit. Fun person… » 1/24/15 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban in Alabama

A U.S. district judge struck down Alabama's ban on gay marriage after two Mobile women sued the state for refusing to recognize their California marriage. Cari Searcy and Kimberly McKeand, who have been together almost 15 years, sought legal recourse after Alabama denied Searcy's petition to legally adopt the couple's… » 1/24/15 11:10am Yesterday 11:10am

Taylor Swift Finally Shows Belly Button, Proves She's Human 

Taylor Swift's mysterious belly button has been revealed! After years of hiding her belly button from an eager public, Swift took to Instagram and finally laid ugly belly button-related rumors to rest. Swift posted a photo of herself and obligatory girlfriends wearing bikinis in Maui. Sorry belly button truths, Tay is… » 1/24/15 10:30am Yesterday 10:30am

The $72 Amazon Prime Deal is Live, Even For Existing Subscribers!

As promised, Amazon is selling 1-year memberships to Amazon Prime for just $72 right now (down from $99) in celebration of the 72nd Annual Golden Globes. Plus, everyone can also stream the award-winning Transparent for free today, even without a membership. I've watched it, and can't think of a better way to spend a… » 1/24/15 1:02am Yesterday 1:02am