Alex from Target Is Not as Hot as My High School Crush Brian

Alex from Target—hot or not hot? Ellen says he's hot. The New York Times says he's hot. We are not saying whether or not he's hot because he is a SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD child and we are adults and also because we haven't decided yet. One thing that's for sure, though: he is not as hot as my high school crush Brian. »11/14/14 5:30pm11/14/14 5:30pm

Antibiotic 'Protects' Men From Sneaky Hot Women. Thanks, Scientists!

If you're a rational human man with $13 or more to your name, you probably lie awake at night wondering how to keep tricksy, false harlots from getting their hands on your money. Case in point: you know who had boobs? According to at least one painting, the snake in the Garden of Eden probably might have. Well,… »5/02/13 1:25pm5/02/13 1:25pm

The Nine Hottest Reasons Why It's Not Hot to Make 'Hot' Lists

I always assume, when strangers ask me extremely basic questions about objectification and entitlement and power differentials, that they're just bozo trolls looking to get a rise out of me for sport and waste the grumpy feminist's time. I mean, it's 2013. Everyone knows by now why we don't have a White History Month,… »3/25/13 6:00pm3/25/13 6:00pm

Hot or Not: Why Conservative Women Are 'Prettier' Than Liberal Ladies

Today in pretty pretty princess news: A new survey out of UCLA found that female politicians with "stereotypical feminine facial features" are more likely to be Republicans than women with gender-ambiguous or masculine facial features. The more gender-atypical the woman, in fact, the more likely she is to vote… »10/09/12 11:50am10/09/12 11:50am

The More You Drink, The Sexier You Feel (And the Worse You Look)

Want to feel more attractive? A new study says that a surefire way to boost your confidence is to knock back an alcoholic beverage. No, it was not conducted by scientists at No Shit University, it was done by actual psychologists in France who discovered something else that's even more interesting: It turns out you… »4/04/12 9:15pm4/04/12 9:15pm