Watch Fake Olsens 'Lean In' in New Clip From Lifetime's Full House Film

If you’re a fan of either Full House or Lifetime’s considerable library of excellent original films, you’re going to be really excited about the upcoming unauthorized Full House quasi-biopic, which aims to blow the lid off America’s favorite non-traditional TV family. It’s got everything: drama, intrigue, and two… »7/30/15 6:20pm

Queen Bees Are a Myth, Men Still the Ones Blocking Your Way to the Top

Put your satin girl gang jacket back in the closet: A Columbia Business School study looking at 1,500 companies over two decades has found that the concept of the queen bee—the woman who hustles her way up the corporate ladder only to block other women from ascending behind her—is pure myth. The only thing keeping… »6/11/15 4:20pm

Robert Durst's Wife Debrah Was a 'Lean In' Poster Girl of the 1980s

A week and change removed from Robert Durst's startling televised bathroom confession and his subsequent arrest in New Orleans, there are still so many mysteries swirling around HBO's true crime documentary series The Jinx: How many times did Durst visit "Beverley Hills"? Why is Bobby Durst both repulsive and sorta… »3/24/15 3:30pm

Doing the Dishes for Blow Jobs, and Other Domestic Fallacies

"Choreplay," as defined in the Urban Dictionary, is "when a woman is turned on by the sight of her husband/boyfriend/partner doing regular household chores that she would normally be doing." Okay, yeah: I love watching my husband make an effort around the house. But there's a big difference between wanting to give a… »3/06/15 3:00pm

Some Cobbled Together Thoughts On The #BanBossy Campaign

I've been thinking a lot about Sheryl Sandberg's new #BanBossy campaign over the last week or so since it debuted. I've read the thinkpieces both for and against, and even the ones that fell in the middle of the road. And after considering all of the very valid critiques, I've realized why this campaign bugs me so… »3/15/14 10:43am

​You Don't Need to Ban 'Bossy' — You Need to Take Away Its Power

The word bossy is not a bad word as words go. It can even be kinda great. It's when someone is aggressive to get shit done. Anyone can be bossy — go ahead and tell me you've never met a bossy guy without a title in sight. But you don't need a study to tell you this is a word usually reserved for women who give orders,… »3/13/14 2:50pm

Female Professor Loses Job Offer When She Tries to Negotiate

Women, lean in! Women, negotiate! Women, step up to the plate! Women ask for what you want! The worst they could say is "no"! Great advice, except for when it's the worst advice; for one female academic, the worst they could — and did — say was "actually, never mind. We don't want to hire you now that we know what you… »3/13/14 12:30pm

Nervous Shoppers Ditching Cards for Cash at Target and Other Stores

Guys, I desperately need to hit Target for a shopping run and I am seriously considering paying for everything like Wu-Tang — cash rules everything around me, C.R.E.A.M. And I’m not the only one. After the holiday hacks of big retailers last year, some consumers are ditching their debit and credit cards in favor of… »2/03/14 5:00pm