How to Talk Dirty Like a Pro

In the wake of a recent-ish breakup, I reached out to a guy I used to hook up with, "Ted," to see what his availability was like for some no-strings sexual healing. I learned that he'd moved out of Boston earlier this year—bummer—but in the meantime, he was curious if I'd tell him what I was wearing… underneath my… » 12/22/14 12:10pm 12/22/14 12:10pm

Sarah Haskins: Cleaning Is Not A Substitute For Sex

The latest hilarious Target: Women video from Sarah Haskins features cleaning products. Specifically: The way advertisers create a "romance" between women and mops, sponges and Swiffers. "Cleaning products will always be your special friend," Haskins explains » 9/22/08 4:20pm 9/22/08 4:20pm, as she shows snippets from commercials in which ladies…

Getting Gorgeous Used To Be A Lot Less Complicated

Over on the blog called The Smart Set, Paula Marantz Cohen writes a requiem for the beauty parlor. Cohen recalls an age when you went out just to get your hair did, not mani-pedi massage with full-body deforestation: "When I was growing up, my mother used to go twice a month to the beauty parlor. That was what it was… » 4/22/08 3:30pm 4/22/08 3:30pm

Erica Jong Would Rather Be A Lesbian Than A Cougar

Feminist author/sex enthusiast Erica Jong (Fear of Flying) let it all hang out during an episode of the highly addictive and educational podcast series In Bed With Susie Bright this past summer. She was way too TMI (which we love in a gal), talking about how her husband likes getting her pubes stuck in his teeth, how… » 10/04/07 4:30pm 10/04/07 4:30pm