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

Cheerleader Speaks Out After Brutal YouTube Beating

Back in April we wrote about » 11/10/08 11:00am 11/10/08 11:00am a group of Florida cheerleaders who viciously beat one of their so-called friends and then posted the video on YouTube. Well, the victim of the brutality, Victoria Lindsay, was on today. "I thought I was going to die," Lindsay said. "I couldn't fight back because there were too many of…

You Hate Keira Knightley, And The Times Wants To Know Why

In an article published today in London's Sunday Times, author Shane Watson poses the question: "Why do we hate some women celebrities?" » 10/05/08 12:30pm 10/05/08 12:30pm Watson argues that certain celebs, such as Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, and Victoria Beckham, are often victims of hateration from females across the globe, being cast as…

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

The Look: The Sharpest Weapon In A Mean Girl's Arsenal

That new show on the CW » 9/19/08 5:00pm 9/19/08 5:00pm, ? Okay, not great, but there's one thing it conveys really accurately: The Look. In the two episodes that have aired so far there have been instances where the kinda dorky, neurotic protagonist, Megan, says something lame or nerdy and her two snotty teenage tutoring charges give her a look of…

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

Helen Mirren On Being Raped, And Why Women Should Just Learn To Work It…

In a GQ » 9/02/08 5:00pm 9/02/08 5:00pm interview this weekend, , saying that when a victim chooses to engage in sexual activity with a man, she shouldn't press charges if he then goes on to sexually assault her. Mirren, who admits to being a victim of date rape during her college years, believes that a woman should know better than to kiss a man…

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