Please Save the Midlife Crisis Skateboarders of Manhattan

We come to you, readers, with a very serious topic of discussion. It has come to our attention that there is a current trend of midlife crisis-addled men seeking to regain some semblance of their youth by riding around Manhattan on skateboards while wearing business suits. This is real, and it is impossible not to… »6/30/15 10:45pm6/30/15 10:45pm


Michelle Obama Explains that Her Bangs Are a 'Mid-Life Crisis'

As we all know, First Lady Michelle Obama is an accomplished lawyer, academic, and activist, but she's also a lady, so it is our patriotic and evolutionary duty to obsess about irrelevant shit like which parts of her hair are cut shorter than which other parts of her hair. Huzzah! Luckily, she's smart and funny about… »2/19/13 5:00pm2/19/13 5:00pm

Chimps, Like People, May Experience Midlife Crises, Might Buy Chimp Convertibles and Get Chimp Hairplugs

The midlife crisis has always been seen as a very human thing. Documented by sociologists in over 65 countries, the midlife dip in self-esteem, contentment, vivaciousness and happiness, is a universal phenomenon amongst people and has generally been attributed to economic, psychological and sociological factors. Until… »11/20/12 12:20pm11/20/12 12:20pm

Women's Midlife Crises Not Nearly As Fun As Men's

According to a Telegraph trend piece, more and more women are experiencing a midlife crisis period. However, whereas the prototype of a male midlife crisis involves younger girlfriends, big purchases, and perhaps a pierced ear or a spray tan, the kind being ascribed to women seems a lot more responsible, in search of… »3/29/11 7:10pm3/29/11 7:10pm

Men's Mid-Life Crises Now The Fault Of Feminism

A generation ago, when a man "suddenly" woke up to a pot belly, a passel of kids, a life of responsibility and a few gray hairs, he freaked out, bought a penis-replacement vehicle, fucked his secretary and got hair plugs and flashy clothes. According to Details' Simon Dumenco, however, the mid-life angst of the modern »12/04/08 5:00pm12/04/08 5:00pm

It seems like we're not the only ones worried about Marc Jacobs' new blue hair.

It seems like we're not the only ones worried about Marc Jacobs' new blue hair. New York magazine is playing social worker, and has taken to reminding everyone that Marc has proclaimed himself in the midst of a mid-life crisis — and they see this as the scariest sign yet of his spiral to the bottom. (Rehab? No big… »10/30/07 11:45am10/30/07 11:45am