New Trend: Men Wanting Babies, Women Wanting Freedom

It was bound to happen: One day, women would awake from the fog of cultural myth-making to realize that having kids is in fact a lot of work, work that was bound to fall disproportionately on them—maybe even too much work, all said, if you want to get other stuff done or have a low-key existence. And they would decide… » 3/19/15 2:50pm 3/19/15 2:50pm

What The Animal Kingdom Really Thinks About Women's Makeup

It's a well-known secret that men hate it when we wear makeup and/or outwardly express our personalities. It's documented here, here and here. Have you ever considered the equally relevant opinion of barn animals? Animals of the wild? Household pets? We asked around and found out what they really think about your… » 2/05/15 5:20pm 2/05/15 5:20pm

Let This Commercial Mansplain Tampons To You

Men: they know so much, about so much. What would it be like if these giant-brained creatures gave us a lil' menstruation how-to? On this dark December Hump Day, Hammerkatz (NYU's sketch comedy group) has gifted us with a taste of that beautiful madness: "Tampax is the best there is! Whether your vagina is tall,… » 12/17/14 1:10pm 12/17/14 1:10pm

How to Put Up With Your Bitchy Pregnant Baby Mama

So, your lady is pregnant, and suddenly you feel like you're in a relationship with Mussolini — or at least an unpredictable, shouty, farty, weepy, complainy hosebeast dictator. Regardless of exactly what circle of hell you're sure she has respawned from, there is an outrageously simple solution to dealing with it. » 12/14/14 5:10pm 12/14/14 5:10pm

Woman Sick of 'Wearing the Pants' in Relationship Gets Schooled

Feminism is not just about lifting the oppressive veil of gender expectations off of women — it's also about loosening the necktie of expectation from men. Sometimes, it's women who need to be schooled in this matter, and who better to drop the glisteningly hard slab of Real than Heather Havrilesky at Ask Polly. » 10/26/14 2:15pm 10/26/14 2:15pm

Fred Durst and the Lost Boys: One Night in New York With Limp Bizkit

I walked into the main atrium of Best Buy Theater like Queen of the Dirtbags, a half-chewed slice of pizza in my waving hand and a vodka soda in my left, dangling down by my hip. Everything smelled like Clinique Happy perfume and ball sweat. For half a second, before crossing the threshold into the venue, I thought,… » 10/13/14 12:45pm 10/13/14 12:45pm

Over 22 Years Old? Men Find You Less and Less Attractive Every Day.

Fact: Over age 22, you're all dried up. Last week's bagels, yesterday's baguette. So says the data on what men really want when they are at home alone under the covers hiding from complex interactions. And you know data doesn't lie, just as you know that analogies comparing your worth to bread products are apt and… » 9/17/14 11:10am 9/17/14 11:10am

Women Prep for Autumn with Craigslist Ad Seeking 'Fall Boyfriends'

Autumn (arguably the best season) offers a cornucopia of things to be grateful for. There's the beautiful changing leaves, less humidity (read: good hair) and chillier weather that allows for long park walks and hot chocolate. Great, right? Well, too bad it's all WORTHLESS if you have no one to share it with. » 9/09/14 1:20pm 9/09/14 1:20pm

Finance Douche Throws Pee-Pants Tantrum After Being Rejected on Tinder

Rejection is the pits. We know this. Professional rejection, academic rejection, organ rejection, and, most especially, romantic rejection. So it's totally understandable why this semi-anonymous Tinder user, known only as "Tom," would FLIP THE FUCK OUT like a baby that got sand on its binky when politely rebuffed by a… » 9/04/14 6:15pm 9/04/14 6:15pm

Men in Shorts: Who Fucking Cares

It has been forcefully brought to our attention that some of the men who work at the opium den we call Gawker Media do/don't think the other men around them should wear a specific article of clothing. Since #fashion is usually the domain of #women, we thought we'd offer another thought on this whole issue: you do you,… » 9/02/14 10:51pm 9/02/14 10:51pm

Men Are From Bacon, Women Are From Lemons

Did you know men and women are different, because they are. They are so different that they even like different things. Men like meat, visual stuff. Women like lemons, feelings. It's a wonder it ever works, because meat and pictures and lemons and feelings go together like a tornado in a teacup without any good smells… » 8/20/14 1:00pm 8/20/14 1:00pm