How To Be An It Girl: October Nylon Explains It All For You

October plays host to Nylon » 10/22/08 3:00pm 10/22/08 3:00pm's second annual "It Girl" Issue and the IG's in question are about what you'd expect: lots of rich children and models and well-dressed scenesters. "It Girl" is itself such an amorphous concept, we wondered, what does it even mean? Well, from examining the It Girls profiled within (Zooey…

4 Things I Hate About Esquire's "10 Things You Don't Know About Women"

Women's magazines are full of tips about understanding the male gender via heavily edited anecdotes from a handful of highly mainstream twentysomethings. August's Cosmo, for instance, offers insight into "males' deepest sex secrets" — and then delivers a dude named Jim telling you not to kiss his chest. However, this… » 7/31/08 12:30pm 7/31/08 12:30pm

British Lass Responds To Lady-Basher Tad Safran

Remember Tad Safran? He wrote that British women are ill-kempt fatties who don't spend time or money on "obligatory beauty maintenance." Then he let everyone know that he did not regret what he'd written, though it earned him the title "Sexist Of The Year." Well, Carol Midgley, known as The Bargainhunter, has penned a » 1/14/08 6:00pm 1/14/08 6:00pm

Daily Mail Columnist: American Women Are "Mindbogglingly Stupid"

Writer and Sexist of the Year Tad Safran, who has spent the past month insulting both British and American women (and in some cases, American women playing British women, like Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones), is ostensibly the subject of a column in today's Daily Mail called The Man Who Called British Women 'Ugly'… » 12/28/07 11:00am 12/28/07 11:00am

"Sexist Of The Year" Tad Safran Has No Shame

Last week, an American screenwriter named Tad Safran claimed that unlike American females, British women simply do not take care of themselves. "When British women get to the age where they have to make an effort, they appear unable, or uninterested, in rising to the challenge," he wrote for the Times of London. This… » 12/17/07 10:30am 12/17/07 10:30am

Man Named "Tad" Insults Women On Both Sides Of Pond

In today's Times of London, Tad Safran argues that American women are more well-groomed than British women. "When British women get to the age where they have to make an effort," he writes, "they appear unable, or uninterested, in rising to the challenge." Safran, who is American but has lived in England since he was 3,… » 12/11/07 1:30pm 12/11/07 1:30pm

Canadian Women Have A Secret: They're Pothead Heathens Who Believe In…

Canadians: Such a wildly unexpected bunch! According to a just-released survey conducted by Canadian's women's magazine Chatelaine, 1 in 5 Canadian women has cheated on her partner, yet half of the women surveyed list "loyalty" as the quality they desire most in a mate. Which makes sense, we suppose, because really —… » 8/28/07 2:30pm 8/28/07 2:30pm

It's Official: Jessicas — From Alba To Z — Suck

Last week, we ignited a small (although less than we thought!) firestorm with a certain post about the pros and cons (mostly cons!) of women named Jessica. (Most people agreed! Yay!) We also asked you to weigh in about the whole "what does a name say about a person" business, and we're happy to say that, today, the eve… » 7/03/07 5:59pm 7/03/07 5:59pm