Marry Him: A Diet Book For Your Love Life

We've already argued at length against Marry Him's pro-settling premise, but reading the whole book reveals a whole new level of crazy. Lori Gottlieb's version of dating and marriage is basically calorie-counting for the soul. » 1/28/10 2:00pm 1/28/10 2:00pm

The Recently Deflowered Girl: A Reissue, A Review

Obviously, we ordered this newly-reissued book immediately, eager for advice. Yes, Edward Gorey, the master of pen-and-ink, tackles what to say after Deflowerment-by-Marimba-Player, Deflowerment-on-Cross-Country-Bus, and, obviously, Deflowerment-at-Seance. But the modern age has wraught a whole new batch of dubious… » 11/18/09 5:20pm 11/18/09 5:20pm

"Palinizing" Prejean, Prejeanizing Palin: Two Conservative Women Look…

Carrie Prejean has complained of being "Palinized" — that is, discriminated against because she's a conservative woman — but she and Sarah Palin have more in common than just a victim complex. » 11/18/09 2:00pm 11/18/09 2:00pm

Am I Dating A Werewolf? And Other Questions For Francesca Lia Block

You may scoff at the mere idea of a dating guidebook. You may almost certainly scoff at one that matches people by their mythological creature -type. I did too at first, and I have a professional astrologer on speed-dial. » 11/02/09 3:40pm 11/02/09 3:40pm