These Early-'90s 'Futuristic' Romance Covers Are Stunning and Wondrous 

Historical romance covers of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s are instantly recognizable—a triumph of design, frankly. But equally striking are the covers for these science fiction romance stories from the period. In 3034, we won’t need spacesuits, just pants and rippling abs. The future looks bright! »11/20/15 3:40pm11/20/15 3:40pm


Hey, Right Quick: Fabio Was on Just a Minority of Romance Covers

I'm glad you stopped by, because there's something I want to get on the record: Fabio, for all his immense fame, simply has not been on that large a percentage of the romance novel covers through history, and he hasn't worked as a model in years. And if you reduce the genre to his pecs and flowing blonde locks, you… »2/26/15 2:10pm2/26/15 2:10pm

These Hilariously Outdated Fabio Book Covers Will Make Your Day

Do you remember that episode from Cycle 7 of America's Next Top Model when the contestants had to pose for fake romance novel covers alongside Fabio? If you saw it you'd definitely recall seeing as it might have been one of the grimmest things to have ever appeared on television. Fabio was at least twice the age of… »6/12/13 4:00pm6/12/13 4:00pm

Fabio On George Clooney: "He Is A Dog Whose Noise Is Worse Than His Bite"

"I was using the industry. I used the fashion industry, the whole business, for money, for chicks, for a lifestyle. But I never let them use me. And now they think I'm still desperate for a job, for work. Like I'll do anything. I don't care if I'm never on TV again." Ah, how we love the smell of bitterness in the… »1/15/08 11:00am1/15/08 11:00am

Publishers Weekly blogger Barbara Vey plays devil's advocate today and wonders if men can write roma

Publishers Weekly blogger Barbara Vey plays devil's advocate today and wonders if men can write romance. Although Vey calls out Nicholas Sparks (A Walk to Remember), Paul Levine and Tim Dorsey as good romance-writing dudes. I favor the more sarcastic Charles Baxter and his hilariously sweet novel The Feast of Love.… »11/20/07 1:45pm11/20/07 1:45pm

Today in Tabloids: Britney Continues to be a Shitty Mom; Angelina May Be Boning Her Bodyguard

It's hump day! Also known as the day in which we digest every major tabloid and pick out the good bits for you, gentle reader. In this week's rundown, Britney wore a really hideous Halloween costume and her kids' teeth are going to fall out, Angelina is possibly getting it on with either her new bodyguard, Billy, or… »11/07/07 1:30pm11/07/07 1:30pm