The Good Ol' Days, When You Weren't Fat Enough

"Skinny girls are not glamour girls," proclaims this old ad featured on Retronaut. Check out the whole collection and marvel at how the more things change, the more they stay the same. [Retronaut] » 11/29/11 11:30am 11/29/11 11:30am

Flight Of The Conchords Movie Coming Soon, If You're Into It

FOTC's Bret McKenzie contributed to the Muppet movie soundtrack and such, he's been going on a recent press tour. He had this to say about FOTC's future: "We're gonna try and do a movie. We just need a story." [Collider] » 11/28/11 4:40pm 11/28/11 4:40pm

Nickelodeon's 90s Revival Debuts To High Ratings

In case you were living under a rock, Nickelodeon's 2-hour block of 90s nostalgia programming began airing Monday night and it garnered some impressive numbers: Monday's lineup of All That, Kenan & Kel, Clarissa Explains It All and Doug premiered to an audience about 850 times bigger than what aired on Teen Nick the… » 7/27/11 1:15pm 7/27/11 1:15pm

The Late Show Adds Jena Friedman To Writing Staff

Splitsider reports that the Late Show With David Letterman has hired local stand-up comic Jena Friedman, marking the first time in history that more than one woman has worked on the show's full-time writing staff. (The show's only other female writing staffer joined the team in 2009 — a time when there were no women… » 7/12/11 5:10pm 7/12/11 5:10pm

Texas Mom Goes After Beer Thieves

When three brothers walked out of the local Wal Mart without paying for their goods, Monique Lawless asked the cashier who was ringing her up to do something. When the cashier said they couldn't do anything, the crime-busting mom went after them herself. Lawless ran out of the store, jumped onto their vehicle and… » 6/23/11 10:35am 6/23/11 10:35am

Today's New Yorker Book Bench » 8/22/08 1:20pm 8/22/08 1:20pm takes on , a graphic novel about a group of badass, artistic teenagers all named Jane. The sequel to takes a candid and nonjudgmental view of teen relationships, sexuality, and shark attacks. Sounds pretty awesome to us, but it's got poor Book Bench fanning its face with its white…
In the shopping section of September's O Magazine » 8/18/08 6:40pm 8/18/08 6:40pm, hidden among the matching china and shaker boxes, is something to, um, shake your box. Yes, these are 's favorite vibrators! The Naughtinano plugs into your iPod and vibrates in time to the music, while the Spot's "dual speed controls allow for a highly customized…

Best Week Ever proudly remembers director/actor Sydney Pollock through one of the most remarkable movies ever made: Tootsie! It got me thinking about how America's beloved cross-dresser was pretty fashion forward. What was considered matronly and outdated in the early 1980s is now a must with most of the fashion-y… » 5/27/08 6:20pm 5/27/08 6:20pm