How Seriously Should We Take the Deluge of 'Best Of' Lists?

Early in December, The A.V. Club released their list of "The best podcasts of 2013," compiled by 15 of their podcast reviewers. Of those 15 contributors, only one woman voted, and coincidentally or not, only one podcast hosted by a woman was included in the final list of the 10 best podcasts of the year. » 12/31/13 4:40pm 12/31/13 4:40pm

Shia LaBeouf's Apology Email to Alec Baldwin Was Plagiarized From

Oh, Shia. Remember how cute and promising you were back when you were playing little Louis Stevens? What does Disney do to you people? (By the way, I saw the girl who played Ren in a coffee shop one time and it seems like she's doing fine. Do you talk? Maybe you should talk.) » 2/21/13 12:40pm 2/21/13 12:40pm

What Will Esquire Magazine's New Cable Channel Look Like? Some Theories

Attention, sophisticated males! It's clear that the media has been neglecting your needs for too long—where can affluent, well-groomed dudes in expensive suits go to get a little respect once in a while? But don't fret: in April of this year, G4 (you know, Nick Arcade: The Network?), will officially cease to be, and… » 2/12/13 2:40pm 2/12/13 2:40pm

Dudes, Relax: The Rise Of Women Does Not Mean the Fall of Men

Attention, men: I know the world is scary and weird right now. I know things are changing a little bit. I know that some of the women are restless and we complain sometimes and sometimes they let us make TV shows and say our opinions real loud. Sometimes we tell you about things you're doing—things you weren't even… » 8/09/12 11:30am 8/09/12 11:30am

New 'Fiction for Men' to Finally Offer Men the Chance to Read About Men…

Finally shedding the yoke of female dominance of the literary arts, the oft-ignored and long oppressed minority group known as "men" will finally have things to read made just for them. Starting in June, Esquire magazine will begin publishing a series of e-books called "Fiction for Men," finally giving voice to the silent… » 5/21/12 1:40pm 5/21/12 1:40pm

Have Men Really Stopped Liking Blowjobs?

Have blowjobs gone the way of the dodo? According to Geoff Dyer in Esquire, they pretty much have. Dyer claims that heterosexual fellatio has become the erotic equivalent of the leisure suit, peaking in popularity in the 1970s "when the culture was bigging up the blowjob." Now, he reports, guys just want to go down: "I… » 3/30/12 5:30pm 3/30/12 5:30pm

Newt's Ex Doesn't Give Us What We Really Want

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The much-anticipated Nightline interview with Newt Gingrich's ex-wife Marianne aired last night — and it was the pffffffttt heard round the world. She'd claimed in the past that she could "end her husband's career with a single interview," but she certainly didn't release her Kraken when it would have done significant … » 1/20/12 11:10am 1/20/12 11:10am

There Is Only One Way To Write A Charlize Theron Profile

Oh, is it time for another Charlize Theron profile? In which we will learn that she consumes alcohol and uses swears and ? It's been like three months since the last one, and easily scandalized editors seem to still be surprised that a woman could drink and say "fuck," so why not? In fact, looking back over the long list … » 11/15/11 12:15pm 11/15/11 12:15pm