14 Pieces of Actual, No-Bullshit Wedding Planning Advice

There's a lot of wedding advice floating around the Internet. Problem is, a lot of it is useless fluff dreamed up by a) relatively well-heeled editors contractually obligated to spend their days inventing absurd nonsense to fill pages surrounded by advertisements b) people who've never planned a wedding/mistakenly… » 3/31/14 3:50pm 3/31/14 3:50pm

Where the Olds Aren't: The Best Social Media Platforms, Ranked

Facebook is ten years old, and at this point, it's practically a Christmas party at the local VFW hall—it's heavy on the grandparents and most kids know to be on their best behavior. Meanwhile, new sites and services are springing up like mushrooms after a rainstorm. » 2/14/14 1:40pm 2/14/14 1:40pm

One-Third of American Women Are on Pinterest, Love Cheese Dip Recipes

It would appear that a full third of women in the U.S. are really, really into mason-jar D.I.Y. projects and inspirational quotes overlaid onto stock photos. Because according to the latest numbers, 33 percent of American women who bother using the Internet at all are now on Pinterest. » 1/02/14 12:20pm 1/02/14 12:20pm

This Revolting Promise Ring Might Be the Worst Pinterest Pin Ever

Did you know it's possible to make the concept of promise rings even more gross? I would have thought, "No, a father giving his daughter a fake wedding ring to remind her that he — well, he and Jesus — are the most important men in her life so she better not even think about fooling around with anybody else is about as… » 12/20/13 2:45pm 12/20/13 2:45pm

Important Life Lessons From Pinterest's Top Pins of 2013

Pinterest is to physically impossible crafts, recipes, and photographs for the homebound and quixotic what Cosmo is to physically impossible sex positions for the recently deflowered. But that hasn't stopped millions of pinners from coalescing on the social bulletin board and making their voices (and tastes) heard.… » 12/19/13 2:45pm 12/19/13 2:45pm

Pinterest Receives $3.8 Billion Valuation

Pinterest, the virtual pinboard/social networking site that has a proven strong appeal to women, just received a valuation of $3.8 billion. Pinterest is now one of the most valuable privately held Internet companies, establishing that women's aspirations are worth a hell of a lot of cash. » 10/24/13 12:10pm 10/24/13 12:10pm

The Heritage Foundation's Pinterest Account Is Definitely Drunk

While I disagree ideologically with almost everything the Heritage Foundation stands for, it's refreshing to see that we both agree with the old adage that she who Pinterests drunkest, Pinterests best. Great example of Pinteresting drunk: the Heritage Foundation's 'Surprise Criminals' board. It makes no sense. It has… » 10/03/13 6:20pm 10/03/13 6:20pm

Taylor Swift And Adolf Hitler Quote Mashup Enrages Internet

Just when you think the Taylor Swift meme has taken on all forms possible and seen its last days (in lieu of such fresh material as Miley Cyrus Twerks On Famous Paintings), you're wrong. Pinterest user Emily Pattinson has been 'shopping quotes from Hitler, Stalin and Bin Laden onto Swift pictures with deceptively… » 8/31/13 12:30pm 8/31/13 12:30pm

Nordstrom Crosses the Pinterest Rubicon, Starts Pinning Stuff IRL

Looking to be known as something other than the store where you can return the crumpled, stained BCBG bridesmaid dress you wore ten years ago for a full refund, Nordstrom has launched a program where it attaches the Pinterest logo to the store's most pinned items. That's right: if it's being pinned on the addictive… » 6/27/13 9:30am 6/27/13 9:30am

Meet Everyone's Imaginary Well-Dressed Daughter Quinoa

Quinoa, a Blueprint-cleanse-in-a-sippy-cup, already-exfoliating, so-over-Bushwick toddler, is basically a third Gwyneth Paltrow child who only lives in the Internet. She does not exist anywhere but Pinterest (via Buzzfeed) and in the mind of one Tiffany Beveridge, who got the idea from her random musings about wanting… » 6/24/13 10:50am 6/24/13 10:50am

This Is Just To Say: William Carlos Williams, a Posthumous Twitter…

In 1934, William Carlos Williams wrote a poem that was very simple. It was less a poem and more a brief apology, the type of thing that could be scrawled on the back of a napkin. His wife even responded to it as if it was a part of their daily life. That poem would go on to become a Big Fucking Deal, and almost 80… » 6/10/13 6:30pm 6/10/13 6:30pm

How to Become a Domestic Goddess Blogger in Time For Summer

We're nearly halfway through May, which means time is running out if you aspire to be the twee-est domestic goddess in all the blogosophere come summertime, a season ripe with opportunities to display your homemade gingham-print macarons and pensive bespectacled husband conveniently trapped in a terrarium. (Instagram » 5/13/13 6:20pm 5/13/13 6:20pm

Pinterest Insecurity: 42% of Moms Report Mason Jar Stress Dreams

Pinterest, the internet's Home For Wayward Mason Jars™, is causing serious stress for moms. Apparently ladies are feeling inadequate because their attempts at craftiness aren't as stellar as the stuff showcased on the website's homepage. Women are worried their homemade cherpumples look like dino turds, and they're… » 5/13/13 10:25am 5/13/13 10:25am