MIT Offers Awesome Classes to Give Nerds Social Skills

Nerds may be able to let their freak flags fly in the protected confines of the MIT campus, but the same can't necessarily be said for the real world. That's why the school has wisely been offering something called "Charm School" for its students. CBS Sunday Morning went inside this elective day of classes that covers… » 3/04/12 10:15pm 3/04/12 10:15pm

VH1's Stance On "Retarded" Is Inconsistent

On tonight's episode of Charm School, Ashley insults another girl by calling her a "retarded child." The word "retarded" has long been used colloquially in ways that aren't as closely connected with mental disability, but, in recent years, has been considered so politically incorrect that some networks will bleep it. » 6/01/09 4:40pm 6/01/09 4:40pm

Charm School: Heather Sits On Her Throne, Calls Destiny A Slut

It was down to the final four on last night's episode of Charm School. Sadly, Heather — the former stripper who had Bret Michael's name tattooed on her neck and then failed to rock his world — was sent home after suffering some sort of breakdown. During one of the lessons, the girls were given pie charts broken down… » 12/08/08 6:20pm 12/08/08 6:20pm

Charm School: Jessica Bursts Into Tears Because Everyone Thinks She's…

On last night's episode of Charm School, the girls were asked to examine why Kristy Jo and Jessica (arguably the most normal girls in the house) are still in the competition if they don't need improving, and to decide which one should be sent packing. So basically, they had to decide which one of them was less of a… » 12/01/08 4:30pm 12/01/08 4:30pm