New York Finds That Lady Lushes Drink The Same Way Dudes Do

“I feel like I’m the shit when I drink. I feel invincible. You kind of get beer muscles. The bullshit falls away.” This is a quote from a New York Magazine article on young women and drinking, but it could be a quote from anyone who has ever been drunk, male or female. The thesis of the article is that drinking,… » 12/08/08 12:00pm 12/08/08 12:00pm

Zelda Fitzgerald Went Crazy Because She Was Schizophrenic, Not Because…

BlueStocking, a feminist online journal from Oxford that aims to "investigate the intellectual and artistic achievements of women," has an essay in their current issue making a case for the artistic importance of Zelda Fitzgerald. Mostly Zelda is thought of as F. Scott's wife, and writer Lindsey Meyers says Zelda was… » 3/14/08 1:00pm 3/14/08 1:00pm

Cosmetics That Woulda Made Dorothy Parker Proud

Long before the advent of strawberry-flavored cocaine and the Cosmopolitan cocktail, women were enjoying other adventures in mixing fun flavors with mood-altering substances. According to this news item taken from an old issue of Popular Science, the cosmetics-minded, booze-drinking women of America were painting… » 6/28/07 2:53pm 6/28/07 2:53pm