No Amount of Shopping Will Fill the Hole in Your Lonely Heart

If you're the kind of person who found both the book and movie for Confessions of a Shopaholic to be stunningly accurate depictions of the sadness that comes from valuing material possessions too much, a new study from the Journal of Consumer Research has got your back. Researchers have found that the more… » 8/08/13 10:25am 8/08/13 10:25am

Memoirs of a Valley Girl Malcontent

One August afternoon when I was fourteen, my friend and I somehow acquired enough cash to rent a white stretch limo for an afternoon to drive us around Calabasas, the affluent San Fernando Valley suburb that spawned and still comfortably hosts the Kardashians. A few years after our impromptu joyride, the "Bling Ring"… » 5/29/13 5:50pm 5/29/13 5:50pm

Breaking: Millennials Want Nice Things But Don't Want to Work For Them

Everyone likes to talk shit abut Millennials. Old fogeys are always like, "You don't know the value of a dollar and a hard day's work!" Hey, all you oldies. As a millennial, I know what hard work looks like. One time, my parents didn't get me an iPhone when they just came out even though I worked really hard as a… » 5/02/13 6:40pm 5/02/13 6:40pm