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What Are You Doing Here?: Investigating the Men of Essence Festival

Essence magazine is for black women and so is the Essence Music Festival, but the latter attracts both men and women. For years, I’ve wondered what dudes were doing at an event hosting speakers and performers like Iyanla Vanzant, Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Kandi Burruss and Mary J. Blige. »7/06/15 4:30pm7/06/15 4:30pm

This Infamous 2010 'Douche Bag' Manual Ruled a Connecticut High School

Today, somebody sent an angel to our inbox: a once-infamous pick up artistry manual that made the rounds in one very special-sounding Connecticut high school several years back. But could teens in a Connecticut high school possibly know about sex? you might be asking yourself. The answer, both now and throughout the… »5/05/15 9:10am5/05/15 9:10am

I Tried BroApp and It Did Not Turn Me Into an Awesome Boyfriend

Every day on my way to work, I spend the entire train ride deleting inane press releases from my email inbox. Diet pills? Delete. A series of seminars on how to convince your boyfriend to propose? Delete. The launch of a new cake flavored vodka made especially for tampon soakage? .... Archive. But the other week, one… »3/05/14 12:58pm3/05/14 12:58pm

Meet the Orthodox Woman Behind 'Move the Fuck Over, Bro' Blog

Over at The Jewish Daily Forward, Save the Assistants author Lilit Marcus has the first ever interview with Tzipporah, the blogger who started "Move The Fuck Over, Bro," a blog that posts surreptitiously taken photographs of men who seem to deliberately or obliviously take up too much room on public transportation. »1/15/14 9:40am1/15/14 9:40am

Let's All Take Fashion Advice From This Awesomely Ridiculous Frat Boy

It's a time honored tradition for frat boys to lazily dress themselves in polo shirts (collar popped), shower shoes and puka shell necklaces, but now a fashion-forward member of an Emory University fraternity has come along to ruin everything by teaching his fellow frat brothers how to clean up their sartorial acts.… »11/13/13 5:00pm11/13/13 5:00pm

'Motorboating for Breast Cancer' Campaign Promotes Douchebag Awareness

Every year, millions of American men and boys are infected with douchebaggery — a soul-fatal condition in 90% of cases. While we know frustratingly little about the causes of douchebaggery, we see its devastating effects all around: public urination, the continuing popularity of Tosh.0, and, now, this latest Useless… »10/16/13 11:20am10/16/13 11:20am

Frat Bro Issues a Damn Good Apology for Rapey 'Rapebait' Email

Last week, a gross, rapey email sent to the entirety Georgia Tech's Phi Kappa Tau fraternity by the house's social chair went viral. Rightfully so; it was a rapey, misogynistic piece of trash that referred to getting women as "luring rapebait." Now, the author of the infamous letter has offered an apology— and a damn… »10/10/13 4:10pm10/10/13 4:10pm

College Bro Sends Insane 'Luring Your Rapebait' Guide to Entire Frat

Is there anything that stupid assholes love more than unfunny rape jokes? The latest installment in the saga of the neverending love affair between awful men and the women who don't want to have sex with them comes from one of the Phi Kappa Tau brothers at Georgia Tech, and it's a doozy. Called "Luring Your… »10/07/13 3:40pm10/07/13 3:40pm