Lonely and Horny Masses Take to Craigslist in Search of Blizzard Sex

With every promise of inclement weather comes a new batch of people just trying to feel something meaningful in this literal cold world. Here are their stories, links included when still available, in case someone strikes your fancy with their cries for sex under the guise that they will deliver you a very special,… »1/26/15 3:30pm1/26/15 3:30pm

Study Shows Women are Plenty 'Informed' About What Abortion is Without an Ultrasound & Lecture

Here's some science that will smack anti-abortion legislation in the face with facts: a new study shows that pre-abortion ultrasounds and waiting periods don't actually serve to "educate" or "inform" women seeking to terminate their pregnancies because, as it turns out, women who have abortions are confident in their… »5/07/12 3:15pm5/07/12 3:15pm

Blogging An Abortion: "Precious, Silver-Tongued, Knocked Up 16 Year Olds Where Are You??"

When we got the tip this morning that a woman was anonymously Tumblring her abortion »8/22/08 1:30pm8/22/08 1:30pm, my first though was, oh Christ. I figured it would be some sort of shock value rant. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the blog "What To Expect When You're Aborting," is both funny servicey! The tagline to the site is "I'm…

Teenage Girls Aren't As Stupid As Some People Think

Another day, another dollar, another article bemoaning »7/29/08 5:00pm7/29/08 5:00pm the fact that Hollywood doesn't feel the need to stigmatize and slut-shame teenagers who get pregnant. This time, writer Sarah Kliff says that young Hollywood mothers and movies/TV shows like and supposedly glamorize teen pregnancy and will make young women go,…

The Moldy Peaches Cash In On Juno With Ode To Going Golfing

Last night while watching CNN, I saw one of those cheesy family vacation commercials — this one for Atlantis, the resort in the Bahamas — and a very familiar song was playing. And then I realized that it was "Anyone Else But You," the tune heard almost every five minutes in Juno. The lyrics have been reworked to be… »7/23/08 11:00am7/23/08 11:00am

Is Planned Parenthood Taking The "Choice" Thing Too Literally?

A Planned Parenthood clinic in Indiana is offering adoption services. "It just seems to fit so well with our philosophy of providing women with choice," says a spokeswoman. Huh. So, lots of material here, in light of Planned Parenthood's recent strategy to become the "LensCrafters of Family Planning"…as if the choice »7/09/08 5:00pm7/09/08 5:00pm

Angela Chase: "When You Call Someone's Name, Like, Kind Of Loud And They Don't Hear You, It Makes You Feel Really Lonely."

Juno was released on DVD today, and as FourFour's Rich brilliantly points out, teenage heroine Angela Chase of My So-Called Life is the anti-Juno. While Juno reveled in her own quirkiness and established individuality — something that is rare, if not nonexistent among teens — Angela dealt with the desperation of… »4/15/08 4:30pm4/15/08 4:30pm

Smart People Is The Type Of Film That, Well, Smart People Have Seen Before

Smart People is a new movie that tries to be both quirky and semi-intellectual by putting respectable actors in roles that they had already successfully played in movies made by more creative people. Dennis Quaid plays Lawrence, a douchebaggy literature professor, who has a wise-cracking, vintage-wearing teenage… »4/11/08 3:20pm4/11/08 3:20pm

Oscar-Winner Diablo Cody: The Latest Victim Of Girl-On-Girl Crime

For the last few months, reports Erin Carlson of the Associated Press, Oscar-winning Juno scribe Diablo Cody has been somewhat of an anomaly in Hollywood: The Celebrity Writer. "Not even wordsmith heavies Paul Haggis, Wes Anderson or Charlie Kaufman have stood in a spotlight so bright," writes Carlson. "But then, none… »2/27/08 3:00pm2/27/08 3:00pm