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Gym-Going Man Knows Exactly How to Hit On Women at the Gym

For those of you who wish you could workout in peace without being interrupted by an, "Excuse me: has anyone ever told you (fill in the blank)" by a well-intentioned but clueless man who just ruined your workout and/or day, rejoice, for a seminal, satirical guide on how to chat to women at the gym awaits, written by a… »3/23/15 7:00pm3/23/15 7:00pm

Weird-Ass Equinox Ads Do Not Make You Want to Go to the Gym

If you're not among the denizens of a smattering of major US cities (or Toronto), chances are you've been spared the confuzzling weirdness that are ads for Equinox gyms. Last year, they demanded to know if I was "skinny-fat," which is 100% not a thing, and now, they're implying that working out there can make you… »1/14/14 3:05pm1/14/14 3:05pm

In the U.K., It Gets Easier to Admit You're Never Going Back to the Gym

When I was in college, my best friend joined Bally's Total Fitness. After signing her life away for a plastic water bottle and the promise of a six pack, she quickly realized that she wasn't about to drag her ass across town to spend her mornings running to nowhere. She tried everything to get out of the… »9/11/13 9:30am9/11/13 9:30am

Jackass Sues Gym Over Their 442 Women-Only Hours Per Year


From the same paper that brought us Samantha Brick, meet an even bigger intentionally-controversial shitnugget. His name's Peter Lloyd, he's a London-based men's issues journalist, and he's suing his gym, the Kentish Town Sports Centre, for gender bias. Specifically, for hosting women's-only gym time for 442 hours out…
»4/20/13 6:00pm4/20/13 6:00pm

Bars May Soon Finally Have to Turn the Damn Music Down

After years of being accused of being a prematurely elderly misanthrope who hates fun and wouldn't dream of rocking/rolling all night and partying ev-er-y day, your endless complaining about the volume of the inside of bars has finally been vindicated. Turns out, it is much too noisy in bars — so noisy, in fact, that… »7/20/12 6:30pm7/20/12 6:30pm