Rival German Politician Says Angela Merkel Has It Super Easy Because…

It seems like it'd be pretty hard to be Angela Merkel, considering she has to constantly convince the German people that shouldering Spain's debt burden is way better than spending all those extra euros on, I dunno, a series of national indoor water parks. Or sausage factories, whatever, it's your money, Germany.… » 12/30/12 5:45pm 12/30/12 5:45pm

Forbes Determines that Angela Merkel Is the Most Powerful Woman on…

Forbes has released its list of world's 100 most powerful women, and, despite having a strong hand in what many Americans read over the summer, Oprah couldn't break into the top ten (she's glaring at those rarified ten from her perch at 11). Speaking of pop culture giants, J.K. Rowling is waaaay down the list at 78,… » 8/22/12 9:15pm 8/22/12 9:15pm

Are New Year's Weight Loss Resolutions Keeping Women Down?

It doesn't take a PhD in How Shit Works Studies to understand that the notion that any of us can really "have it all" is absurd. The perfect family, the perfect career, the perfect sex life, and the perfect body are all such demanding mistresses that unless we prioritize and choose one or two, we end up with none of the… » 1/24/12 6:30pm 1/24/12 6:30pm

Berlusconi Said Something "Vulgar" About Angela Merkel's Body

And it embarrassed even the notoriously tasteless Daily Mail. The tabloid reports, "The alleged remarks — too vulgar to repeat but referred to sex and Mrs Merkel's physique — were picked up by investigators probing a £660,000 blackmail plot against Mr Berlusconi." He allegedly made them during the same phone call wherein… » 9/14/11 4:50pm 9/14/11 4:50pm

Debate Redux: "That One" Won And That Other One Didn't

Ana Marie » 10/08/08 10:00am 10/08/08 10:00am had to beg off Crappy Hour due to the Straight Talk Express bus schedule — unlike the Bolt Bus, there's no free WiFi on board. 's sole response to a text was "Can't," is never up this early, has a real job that she's on her way to and is likely luxuriating in bed. Luckily, I have other friends, like blogger …

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Tops Forbes List Of Most Powerful Women

Forbes » 8/28/08 9:30am 8/28/08 9:30am just released its list of this year's , and it's a fearsome collection of heads of state, captains of industry, and entertainment giants. Coming in at #1 is Germany's first female Chancellor, Angela Merkel, she of the towering intellect . Another notable in the top ten is Indra K. Nooyi, the , who is the…

Nudie Text Censored At Texas High; Barbie Jumps On The Green Bandwagon

Officials at a Texas high school have their panties in a twist about nude pictures of women in the background of a German textbook. They will either ban the book or put a sticker over the naughty bits. • More banning! This time across the globe in India, some Hindu groups want to ban the Mike Meyers/ Jessica Alba film » 5/13/08 5:30pm 5/13/08 5:30pm