Christine Quinn Speaks Out About Her Eating Disorder

Kinda like Angelina Jolie, New York City Council speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn, took to today's New York Times to come forward with a personal struggle. Quinn, who is the first openly gay and female mayoral candidate in New York, spoke openly about her battle with bulimia and drinking as a… » 5/14/13 6:45pm 5/14/13 6:45pm

Lady Rats Can Probably Blame Their Binge Eating on Their Lady Rat Parts

A study (scientific and rat-infested by its very nature) published recently in the International Journal of Eating Disorders is the first ever to establish sex differences in rates of binge eating in animals. Well, not animals, really, so much as the scuttling disease portmanteaus we affectionately call “rats,” but… » 5/02/13 10:00am 5/02/13 10:00am

Binge Eating Is a Big Problem Among Men, but None of Them Want to Acknowledge It

With typically mordant self-deprecation, Louis C.K. tells a joke about going to the doctor and explaining his eating habits. When the imaginary doctor that Louis C.K. invented for the purposes of our amusement asks, "How much do you eat before you feel full?" Louis answers incredulously that he doesn't just stop… » 8/14/12 12:00pm 8/14/12 12:00pm

This Week, People Scared Us And We Scared People

• We met an Austrian man who locked his daughter and their children in his cellar for 24 years. Sometimes the eyebrows can reveal the psychopath inside! • Sometimes we eat our trash, it is sort of like recycling! • We told old people to get off Facebook or at least un-tag us from unflattering boozy pictures! • Miley… » 5/02/08 4:40pm 5/02/08 4:40pm

BINge Eating: When You Eat The Garbage You've Tried To Throw Out

With the release of the Sex and the City movie only one month away, I've been thinking a lot about the cultural significance of the show that so many women seem to think they relate to. While I always liked it, I still hated so many aspects about it, particularly Carrie. I never connected with her character, nor would… » 4/28/08 2:30pm 4/28/08 2:30pm

Bad Girls Binge Leads One Roommate To Purge

The roommates of the Bad Girls Club aren't getting along, so on last night's episode, they decided to throw a slumber party. The girls arranged for a stripper, some parlor games, and, much to recovering bulimic Andrea's chagrin, tons of junk food. After dealing with the stress of bullying and fighting in the house,… » 4/02/08 6:00pm 4/02/08 6:00pm