Vogue Says Red is In, Which Good Because No One Ever Wears Red

Was red ever considered gauche? Def not understanding how red is new but am really about that fiesta outfit right in the middle there. » 3/14/15 8:30pm 3/14/15 8:30pm

The Greatest Spies In Pop Culture, Ranked


If you believe fiction, spies are everywhere. You cannot turn around without bumping into someone in a wig, armed with a gun masquerading as a tasteful pair of earrings, and carrying secret plans in microdot form. There are so many, we decided to rank them. » 2/12/15 5:07pm 2/12/15 5:07pm

Study: Women See Women in Red as a Sexual Menace

Apparently you can't wear a red cocktail dress without getting labeled a man-poaching Jezebel. Apologies to all the autumns out there. » 7/11/14 10:40am 7/11/14 10:40am

Happy Independence Day: Here's a New Taylor Swift Music Video

Happy 4th of July! On this holiday, Taylor Swift would like to remind you that she is free. Free from the tyranny of not having thousands of people cheer for her all the time. Free from the oppression of not getting to dress like the ringleader of a psychosexual nightmare circus. Free to hire a woman with a… » 7/04/13 1:30pm 7/04/13 1:30pm

Big Smiles, Big Boobs and Shitloads of Sequins at the Latin Grammys

Last night at the 13th annual Latin Grammy Awards — held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas — celebrities hit the red carpet in plunging necklines, short hemlines and enough sequins to drown a Rockette. You may not know some of these names or faces, but you'll never forget some of these outfits. » 11/16/12 3:40pm 11/16/12 3:40pm

Robert Pattinson Eats Ice Cream on The Daily Show, Jokes About His Spanx

All those Antique Roadshow marathons seem to have poured some glitter gas back into Robert Pattinson's PR sparkle tank and gotten him through two major New York appearances. First, Rob visited Jon Stewart, who played a spirited round of Very Concerned Camp Counselor on the Daily Show. ("What are we doing here? Are you… » 8/14/12 9:00am 8/14/12 9:00am

Waitresses Wearing Red Make Better Tips, Because Red Is All About Sexy…

If we've learned anything about the color about the color red, it's that some people can't see it, that it's nevertheless splashed over very important public signs, and that it makes people want to drop whatever they're doing and procreate. Procreate hard. » 8/07/12 11:20am 8/07/12 11:20am

Now You Can Get Your Starbucks Drinks Without All the Extra Insects

First Starbucks switched to cochineal extract, a food coloring made from ground up bugs, to satisfy the demands of people wanting more natural products used in their food. Then the vegans found out the company had opted for insects and freaked out. So now Starbucks has announced it has abandoned the bug juice and will… » 4/19/12 9:15pm 4/19/12 9:15pm

Starbucks Pisses Off Vegans

Whether you're a vegan or not, the idea of eating crushed up bugs is kind of upsetting—and yet a lot of us do it regularly and don't even realize it. Wait, we do? Yes, the bugs in question are used to make something called cochineal extract, which is actually a pretty common product used to dye foods like yogurt and… » 3/29/12 9:30am 3/29/12 9:30am

Red Makes You Sexy, Dumb, Attractive, and Repellent

A recent study says guys think women who wear red are up for sex — but this is just the latest in a long string of findings (and stereotypes) about red. Let's break down the color's decidedly mixed reputation. » 2/28/12 5:20pm 2/28/12 5:20pm

I've Got You, Beige

LA, Jan 29: Actress and award presenter Julia Stiles, who will play me in the Lifetime Original Movie wherein I am stalked by my husband's stalker but eventually dramatically prevail, at the 63rd Annual Director's Guild Awards. » 1/30/11 5:45pm 1/30/11 5:45pm

Ladies Love Guys Who Wear Red

Scientists say women are more attracted to men in red, because they see them as "higher in status." Unfortunately this attraction will end in tragedy when the men in red are the first to die in every Star Trek firefight. » 8/03/10 11:19am 8/03/10 11:19am

The President Would Doubtless Approve!

Herewith, a dialectical and materialist Marxist critique of the Crayola crayon factory. But how can anything with that many colors be alienated from nature? [Boing-Boing] » 9/09/09 10:40am 9/09/09 10:40am

The Reds Of Their Eyes

The women's Olympic field hockey team from the UK have a way to deal with the thick smog in Beijing: red contact lenses. The team will wear the lenses so they can spot the ball through the haze and also reduce squinting which can cause headaches. While The Sun seems to be tickled that the women will be wearing the… » 7/30/08 9:45am 7/30/08 9:45am

Will Bono Ever Find The Humanitarian Cause He Is Looking For?