I Read I Suck at Relationships So You Don’t Have To So You Don't Have To

“Hmmm...” said the man behind the counter at McNally Jackson as he looked at the book I was buying while he rang up my purchase. There was the cover, loud and proud: I Suck at Relationships So You Don’t Have To: 10 Rules for Not Screwing Up Your Happily Ever After. “It’s for work,” I responded, with a high laugh I… »4/16/15 12:50pm4/16/15 12:50pm

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus Will Be a Movie and Reese Witherspoon Will Be in It

Apparently Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus is the best selling non-fiction hardcover book of all-time (excepting the Bible and Koran) with over 7 million copies in circulation. So naturally, Hollywood is going to try and make some cash off of the title by turning it into a movie. Much like the vomitrocious … »6/22/12 6:10pm6/22/12 6:10pm

How The He's Just Not That Into You Guy Actually Helped Me Get Over My (Married) (Strip Club DJ) Ex-Boyfriend

Tormented? Driven witless? 99 problems but therapy bills ain't one? Welcome to "Save Your Life, Cheap!" in which we write about the dumb things that get America's uninsured through hard times. AA meetings, James Joyce, Ani di Franco, suicide hotlines…anything nonalcoholic can apply, the more embarrassing the better.… »6/26/08 3:30pm6/26/08 3:30pm

John Prescott's Ugly Common Person's Guide To Coping With Eating Disorders

Remember that deputy Prime Minister who resigned two years ago with Tony Blair only to resurface a year and a half later with a memoir about his decades-long struggle with bulimia? The British press sure does! And while coverage of this confession has generally fallen into the category of "merciless mockfest", an… »6/19/08 1:00pm6/19/08 1:00pm

"Quarterlife" Vs. The "Return Of Saturn": Which Existential Crisis Is More Stupid?

I will never forget the first time I noticed the term "Quarterlife crisis." I was about to turn 25 and I had just left a big-time newspaper job in Los Angeles to try magazine writing (and phone sex!) in Philadelphia. I was in the throes of a really really wise platonic-romantic entanglement with someone twenty years… »3/25/08 12:00pm3/25/08 12:00pm