The 'Cougars' Of Silicon Valley Prey On Tipsy Programmers

At long last, the utopian dream of nature and technology living in perfect synergy has come true, thanks to the efforts of a pair of dedicated Silicon Valley visionaries. The ground-breaking duo, Amy Andersen and Nina Ericson, have at last found a way to intermingle men in tech, that rare specimen, with the wild and… » 4/05/13 3:05pm 4/05/13 3:05pm

Here's the Trailer for Two Mothers, the Film About BFFs Who Screw Each…

For her first English language film, French filmmaker Anne Fontaine (best known for 2009's Coco Before Chanel) decided to direct an adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author and bad bitch Doris Lessing's novella "The Grandmothers," about two lifelong friends who carry on affairs with each other's hunky surfer sons.… » 2/14/13 4:00pm 2/14/13 4:00pm

The Victorian Era Was the Age of Cougars

Women in relationships with younger men is a hot-button topic that has come up more and more in the past ten years, from Demi and Ashton to the recent TLC special Extreme Cougar Wives. But new research of Victorian-era census records shows that there may have been more May-December relationships back then than now. » 12/12/12 4:50pm 12/12/12 4:50pm

'You Can't Control Who You Fall In Love With': Extreme Cougar Wives

TLC has firmly established itself as the freakshow network, where Americans can gawk at people who are different, from the Duggars to Sister Wives to Extreme Couponing and My Strange Addiction. And now, on November 25, comes a one-hour special called Extreme Cougar Wives. » 11/05/12 12:10pm 11/05/12 12:10pm

School Can't Call Its Team the Cougars Because It's Offensive to Older…


Changing the names of high school sports teams to be less offensive to certain groups—like Native Americans, for instance—is nothing new, but now a school board in Utah has taken it to a whole new level. A high school is opening in 2013 in the town of Draper, Utah, and they wanted to call their team the Cougars. The… » 1/19/12 11:05pm 1/19/12 11:05pm

Tedious Professor Proves That Younger Men Do Sometimes Date Older…

Despite the fact that a network television show and a dating site exist in testament to the non-mythological nature of cougars, Dalhousie University professor Marina Adshade still let her douchey male friend insist over dinner that the only men she, a well-educated, gainfully employed, forty-something woman, could hope … » 1/04/12 10:00am 1/04/12 10:00am

New Zealand Police Agree To Take Down Creepy Cougars Ad

New Zealand police are pulling print and online ads that read, "We've got a lot in common with cougars. We like 'em young too." Apparently police were hoping to catch the attention of young people with the hottest slang term of 2008. A rep for the marketing company behind the ads explained, "police had failed to see how… » 2/16/11 11:23am 2/16/11 11:23am

The Magazine That Refused To Put Kim Cattrall On Its Cover

Earlier today, we learned that Kim Cattrall nixed a hackneyed cover-photo concept involving posing with a cougar — and that the magazine, which the actress calls "a significant magazine for women over 40," nixed her cover in response. » 5/20/10 5:20pm 5/20/10 5:20pm

Naomi Opens Up To Oprah; "Cougars" Drive Sales Of Lingerie

Vodka Is For Cougars; Will Renew Your Masculinity

The overlords of advertising seem confused on a very important point: should vodka be girly or manly? Or is it the realm of that strange and exotic creature, the cougar? Millions of dollars hang in the balance. » 3/01/10 6:40pm 3/01/10 6:40pm