Ladies Be Moody: The Sad Sack Women of Anti-Depressant Commercials

Oh, Sepia Toned Lady Who Is Too Depressed to Look Out the Window! Ever since pharmaceutical companies got the go-ahead to market medication directly to consumers, she's been an advertising powerhouse. Sometimes she doesn't want to go camping. Sometimes she doesn't want to cook eggs. She never wants to play with the… » 3/21/13 3:20pm 3/21/13 3:20pm

Gays Win The Right To Remain 'Lesbians' • Depressed Women Get A Lift…

Lesbians, rejoice! A Greek court has dismissed the request of three residents from the island of Lesbos to ban the use of the word "lesbian" to describe gay women. • A dying 8-year-old boy "married" his "special friend" in a make-believe ceremony a day before he passed away from leukemia. • A male letter carrier from… » 7/22/08 5:20pm 7/22/08 5:20pm

Money Might Buy Some People Happiness, Just Not You

"Money can't buy me love," as the song goes, but most people think it'll buy you a bunch of reasons to be happy. At the lower end, according to most studies, that's probably true — relative improvements in economic conditions can mean a substantive difference in the subjective judgment of happiness. But, up here at… » 6/18/08 3:00pm 6/18/08 3:00pm