Seinfeld-ian Dating & Dumping Is So 20th Century

All dating columns should be cancelled until we evolve a new kind of genitalia or start dating on Jupiter, because they continue to rehash the same tired ideas from the past decade. Today, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer's "Single Shot" columnist writes about people who dump significant others for Seinfeldian reasons,… » 12/05/08 3:30pm 12/05/08 3:30pm

Girly Golddiggers Are Reeling From The Recession

"Everyone is looking for handsome, rich and charming men but there are less and less of them to go around." So says one of the comely women profiled by the NY Post » 11/25/08 1:00pm 11/25/08 1:00pm's who openly admits to hunting a rich man — and, these days, failing. The money isn't flowing and as a result, neither are the free drinks and fancy…

Sex Writers Are Experiencing The Dark Side Of The Carrie Bradshaw Effect

Salon's » 10/10/08 3:30pm 10/10/08 3:30pm Tracy Clark-Flory is wondering why during these rough economic times. Paraphrasing the , Flory asks a bunch of sex writers, "If sex sells, why are sex writers getting the shaft?"The writers surveyed, who include the very talented Rachel Kramer Bussel and editor turned employee Sarah Hepola*, had various…

How To Stay Sane: Don't See How To Be Single

When I read this morning that Drew Barrymore's Flower Films is slated to produce » 9/11/08 12:40pm 9/11/08 12:40pm the film version of scribe Liz Tuccillo's newish book (it came out on June 10) , I can't say I was surprised. I had read before the movie came out in April, and I had meant to write about it but the book annoyed me so deeply I decided…

Candace Bushnell May Be A Feminist, But That Doesn't Mean We Have To…

Dear Pop Culture Universe, please, for the love of all that is entertainment, give us a female paradigm that is that is not Carrie Bradshaw. » 8/27/08 3:40pm 8/27/08 3:40pm There's a profile of scribe / Carrie Bradshaw alter ego Candace Bushnell in the , which is only entertaining for the ambivalence the profiler, Janice Turner, feels towards the…

Carrie Bradshaw's Method Of Investigative Journalism Gains Favor In…

How do transplanted Chinese in Manhattan feel about Sex & The City? What with the media's acknowledged reluctance to cover anything related Sex & The City, it's little wonder they hadn't gotten around to approaching it from this fascinating angle. Until now! Bilingual Wall Street Journal contributor Li Yuan, whose… » 6/10/08 6:00pm 6/10/08 6:00pm

Marie Claire Presents…Another Month Of Sex & The City Beach Reading!…

More Sex? Really? Oh, I know. But I also know you all are suckers for a hack photoshop job, which I'll share with you after the jump, and while I'm at it I'm just going to share what I learned from reading the accompanying piece, which I did. So: we learn Sarah Jessica Parker never liked the "Berger storyline," even… » 6/09/08 12:00pm 6/09/08 12:00pm

36 Straight Hours Of Sex (And The City), Day Two

Yeah, yeah, the episode ("The Drought") where Carrie worries that she has ruined everything with Big via one dainty, ladylike fart is patently ridic. Worse, though, is the episode halfway through season 2, "Evolution," where she confesses to the gals that she did a "number two" at Big's for the first time. Charlotte … » 5/21/08 11:20am 5/21/08 11:20am

The First American Sex & The City Movie Review Revealed At Last!

Yesterday Jessica and I were interviewed on the subject of Carrie Bradshaw; do we like her, is she a narcissist, etc. And the utterances I found coming out of my mouth surprised me. I was, like, defending Carrie Bradshaw, holding that she was a victim of a societal self-absorption addiction that was a natural… » 5/15/08 1:00pm 5/15/08 1:00pm

New Sex And The City Clips Leaked

Some new clips from the Sex and the City movie have leaked and — surprise! — Carrie cares way too much about money, material things and what other people think! (But we already knew that.) There aren't any real spoilers here that we didn't already know (Carrie and Big are engaged; they're moving in together; Jennifer… » 5/12/08 7:30pm 5/12/08 7:30pm