Man Tries to Find Imaginary Girlfriend Who Definitely Does Not Exist

Imagine you are a man who was very recently a boy. You were born circa 1988, a golden year for babies. You are lonely. You miss the good old days, when women looked and acted the way you imagine women from the movies do if those characters were real. Women like Josh Hartnett's love interest from 40 days and 40 Nights.… » 11/04/13 6:00pm 11/04/13 6:00pm

Zooey Deschanel Hosts a Manic Pixie Dream Girl Contest

Unfortunately, Zooey Deschanel's first SNL outing got trampled under the stampede of Whitney Houston news, but the show did feature some funny sketches (as well as a Nicolas Cage cameo), including a talk show devoted to those celebrities most revered for their occasionally endearing but usually irritating facial tics,… » 2/12/12 6:30pm 2/12/12 6:30pm

Annie Hall, Misunderstood Heroine

I've probably seen Woody Allen's 1977 Annie Hall over 100 times. It's a movie I often use as a litmus test with people as to whether or not they'd be able to handle my slightly darker views on people, relationships and life. Like most of Woody Allen's early films, it answers questions about the universe and our roles… » 11/21/11 6:00pm 11/21/11 6:00pm

Zooey Deschanel: 'Maybe We're All Bitches.'

I'm not mad at Zooey Deschanel. I'm not that into what she's selling, though I do covet the lustrous hair and am fascinated by those lower-lid eyelash extensions. (Seems treacherous, though). What does tend to grate, though, is the idea that any criticism of a woman in public life is automatically anti-feminist. » 9/13/11 2:00pm 9/13/11 2:00pm