China’s ‘Love Hunters’ Are Just as Gross as They Sound

Unfortunately, the Sleepless in Austin douche who offered a bounty of $1,500 for the first amateur matchmaker willing to help him find a smart/beautiful/clear-skinned/non-pregnant/virginal/thin/long-haired girlfriend is not some sort of weird outlier living in an attic surrounded by Boba Fett actions figures while… » 9/28/13 3:00pm 9/28/13 3:00pm

Excruciating Teen Billionaire Peter Brant II Says He Has a Plan to…

Last night was a time of high emotional dudgeon. All that anxiety as we awaited the outcome of the U.S. presidential election, followed by the news that Obama had won a second term in office. If you're teenaged billionaire Peter Brant II, the Greenwich-raised son of paper magnate Peter Brant and supermodel Stephanie… » 11/07/12 12:10pm 11/07/12 12:10pm

Doddering Republican Billionaire Announces that Women Are World's Third …

Foster Friess just can't stop saying stupid shit. Earlier this year, the big Santorum backer told a horrified Andrea Mitchell that back in his day, women didn't need birth control pills because "the gals" kept an aspirin between their knees (in other news, Foster Friess has never had sex with a woman while her legs were… » 8/03/12 1:45pm 8/03/12 1:45pm

Sarah Silverman Offers Billionaire a Vigorous Scissoring if He Donates …

Sarah Silverman, the voice of the post-2000 female id, has offered an indecent proposal to billionaire Mitt Romney backer Sheldon Adelson — commit $100 million to Barack Obama instead of Mitt Romney, and she'll personally scissor the shit out of his nearly septuagenarian Las Vegas crotch. Then she sorta demonstrates… » 7/16/12 3:45pm 7/16/12 3:45pm

J.K. Rowling Loses Billionaire Status by Being a Lovely and Charitable …

Just when you thought J.K. Rowling couldn't be any more magical, she goes and gets booted from the Forbes list of the World's Billionaires after giving away a huge sum of her earnings to charity. Her charitable donations, coupled with Britain's high tax rates, have cost the author an estimated $160 million (does anyone … » 3/12/12 5:40pm 3/12/12 5:40pm

Inventor of Spanx is World's Youngest Female Self-Made Billionaire

A product promising to help people look thin has given its inventor a big fat wallet. Thanks to her ingenious idea to combine insecurity, enormous underpants, and elastic sausage casings, Sara Blakely, the forty-one-year-old inventor of Spanx, is now the world's youngest female self-made billionaire. » 3/08/12 11:40am 3/08/12 11:40am

Chinese Lady Billionaires Are Doing Great; Other Women, Not So Much

China now "has more self-made female billionaires than any other country in the world," writes infamous "Tiger Mom" Amy Chua in a recent Newsweek article profiling four Chinese lady tycoons. "This is not only because China has more females than any other nation. Many of these extraordinary women rose from nothing, despite… » 3/07/12 6:20pm 3/07/12 6:20pm

Beijing School Is One Giant, Institutionalized Pimp

A school in Beijing is offering a course—at $46 an hour—that teaches women how to marry a billionaire, giving students the necessary life skills to win the hearts of wealthy men. This includes, but is not limited to, the basics of makeup and dressing well, etiquette, and how to read a man's personality based on facial … » 5/31/11 12:55pm 5/31/11 12:55pm