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There are shots in many Nancy Meyers movies that tend to elicit gasps from their audiences. These shots aren’t violent or sexual, they’re just...kitchens. Perfect kitchens basked in perfect light and covered in perfect bowls of perfect fruits, all occupied by Meyers’s imperfect women.
While watching It’s Complicated for the 10th or 11th time, I noticed something after that scene where Alec Baldwin can’t make it to a romantic dinner with his ex-wife because he’s busy trying to impregnate Lake Bell while she’s ovulating: Meryl Streep is damn good at turning off the lights.
My biological father wanted to have sex with me from the first moment he laid eyes on me. This I learned two years after meeting him, as I dry heaved over his toilet in a moment of all-consuming anxiety and self-loathing. This was just after the second time we had oral sex.
Malcolm Brenner is the only man on Earth to achieve international fame for having sex with a dolphin. A former investigative journalist who covered the American Southwest, he remains best known for his 1970's love affair—mostly romantic, briefly sexual—with a bottlenose dolphin named Dolly. Their "courtship," which…
Chilean miner Yonni Barrios' wife learned he'd had a mistress when she met her at a vigil for the trapped men. Barrios asked for both of them to be there when he was rescued. He only got half his wish.
Facebook's customer satisfaction score is now as low as that of airlines, and while experts point to site changes and ads as reasons for this distaste, we think there's a more basic explanation: Facebook complicates your life.
A survey out of Britain found that one in four women over the age of 35 "never" have sex and out of the women who are getting some, only 41% of childless women report orgasming "most of the time." [Mirror]
[New York, December 9. Image via WENN.]
The first trailer for "It's Complicated," a film by director Nancy Meyers that stars Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin, among others, has hit the web. The trailer gives a bit away, but the movie looks pretty fun. [WomenAndHollywood]