"Which Is More Important: Travel, Or My Girlfriend?"

This week, a dude wrote into the WaPo's Carolyn Hax with a relationship question. Her advice was great and all, but we were curious to see what famous dead people had to say! » 8/20/09 5:00pm 8/20/09 5:00pm

How Do I Tell Everyone That This Guy Died Of Prostate Cancer Because…

This week, a concerned citizen wrote in to Obit's resident sage, Judy, with a question of doctrinal import. Judy took care of rational advice, so we thought we'd ask a bunch of dead people! » 7/10/09 2:20pm 7/10/09 2:20pm

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

MediaPost writer "Dorothy Parker" agrees with our own Slut Machine's assessment of the 35th anniversary issue of Ms. Magazine. "I am a feminist, and I'm rooting for Ms. to hang around for at least another 35 years," Parker writes, "But I'm also a journalist, and this issue is as dull as a macramé planter from 1978." Oh, snap! … » 11/30/07 2:30pm 11/30/07 2:30pm