De Blasio Staffer Loses Job for Being a 'Bimbo' Who Dates Eliot Spitzer

Lis Smith handled communications for Bill de Blasio during his campaign and throughout his transition, and was widely expected to join him in the mayor's office. Instead, she was unceremoniously dumped from the job just before the new year. The reason was the public discovery that Smith is in a relationship with… » 1/17/14 6:30pm 1/17/14 6:30pm

These Days, Teens Film Girl Fights For Added Sting

Tyra Banks seems to love having violent girls on her show, because she certainly loves giving lectures about proper behavior. On Friday, she did yet another show on the "trend" of girl fights, except I'm not exactly sure it's a trend, because I think that teens have been fighting with one another for a long time. The… » 9/29/08 4:40pm 9/29/08 4:40pm

Please, People: Stop Making Me Defend Sarah Palin

Look, I don't want Sarah Palin to be our next Vice President and I'd also prefer that she not be our next President. I disagree with her on just about every issue she's got a publicly-stated opinion on, except for maybe her current opinion on the Bridge to Nowhere (if not her initial assessment). Of course, those… » 9/10/08 4:00pm 9/10/08 4:00pm

Over 30 And Single? Obviously, You Can't Be Happy

Dr. Pam Spurr is apparently a shitty therapist, because there's no other way to explain her Daily Male, I mean, Daily Mail column "Forget This Tosh About 'Freemales' - Single Women Who Say They Are Happy Are Lying." The title alone makes me want to shake her, but reading it, oh dear God, reading it made me realize… » 6/05/08 5:00pm 6/05/08 5:00pm

The Cherie Blair Bashing Appears To Be Well-Deserved

We often discuss girl-on-girl crime in these parts, which is to say that we condemn baseless bad-mouthing of a woman based on her appearance or her gender. But what we don't always point out is the idea that well-argued criticism is not the same as crime. This is not a motherfucking kumbaya circle, people. Which is… » 5/22/08 4:40pm 5/22/08 4:40pm