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

Charm School: Women Get Wasted, Puke, Break Dishes, & Hock Loogies

Last night's episode of Charm School » 11/24/08 7:00pm 11/24/08 7:00pm was the most awesome display of unladylike, drunken behavior since on . The girls had a challenge in which they were given makeovers to look really ugly, and were then sent to a bar. Then all hell broke loose when they got back to the house. Brandi C. hocked the thickest,…

Some Rock Of Love Girls Don't Know What "Décolletage" Means

On last night's episode of Charm School » 11/10/08 6:00pm 11/10/08 6:00pm, the former contestants were given an etiquette class so that they wouldn't slurp soup or forget to wear panties in front of their visitor, a duchess from England. (Actually, she was an actress a duchess from England.) The girls were given a set of rules to memorize and…

Charm School Girls Promote Camel Toe

The whole reason that the ladies from Rock of Love » 11/03/08 6:00pm 11/03/08 6:00pm are on is because they want to refine themselves from their crass ways. On last night's episode, their challenge was to create, manage and style a rock band, and have them perform one song. One team picked a girl vocalist, and when the stylist (a former stripper)…

Charm School Girls Wear Their Favorite Outfits; Cleavage Ensues

It's safe to say that the women from the two seasons of Rock of Love » 10/27/08 5:00pm 10/27/08 5:00pm aren't exactly Coco Chanel. Most of them wear outfits that I've seen for sale on the Atlantic City boardwalk. On last night's episode of , the girls were told to wear their favorite outfits to their lesson, so they could get pointers on how to look…

Charm School Ladies Have Weird Ideas About STDs

Click to view » 10/22/08 4:20pm 10/22/08 4:20pmIf there were a few things that we thought we could safely assume about the / girls, it's that they love booze and that they must be pretty well-versed on STDs, seeing as how the majority of them have worked in the sex industry in some capacity. Well, they do love alcohol. However, judging from this…