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 3:05pm 1/14/14 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 9:30am 9/11/13 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…
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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 6:30pm 7/20/12 6:30pm