Newsflash, Guys: There's No Such Thing as a 'Good Girl'

"You're a good girl and you know it," Drake sings in "Hold On, We're Going Home," a track that's been on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 10 weeks. "You're a good girl," croons Robin Thicke in "Blurred Lines." Beyoncé "used to be a good girl," Jay-Z says in this month's Vanity Fair. The problem is, a "good girl" does… » 10/17/13 3:40pm 10/17/13 3:40pm

The Difference Between "Good" & "Bad" Girls, According To One Idiot

I almost feel bad picking on Marie Claire dating blogger Rich Santos because even though he's the magazine's resident expert on women, I'm beginning to think he never gets laid. And normally I would just think that was a shame, but in this instance, it's actually pathetic. I mean, the title of his column is "Sex and… » 3/08/11 11:20am 3/08/11 11:20am

Author Rachel Simmons Talks About The Curse Of The Good Girl

"My mother embarrassed me every day [...], with her assertiveness. [...] Embarrass your daughters as often as you can - you are giving them a real script to use when they are ready to use it. — Rachel Simmons [Time] » 8/31/09 5:30pm 8/31/09 5:30pm

Nice Girls Finish First — Or Is It Last?

Just a few months after it promoted gum-snapping, curse-yelling "British It girls" as the next big thing, The Daily Beast says it's now hip to be nice. » 8/10/09 5:00pm 8/10/09 5:00pm

Did Erin Andrews's "Good Girl" Image Work Against Her?

The internet and mainstream media are abuzz about illegally-obtained nude footage of ESPN sportscaster Erin Andrews. Would they be less interested, as Deadspin suggests, if Andrews weren't such a "princess"? » 7/22/09 2:00pm 7/22/09 2:00pm