You Can Narrate the Sex and the Single Girl Audiobook, If You’re Sassy…

Are you witty? Are you sassy? Do you have a voice that people will pay to listen to for 12 whole hours, probably while they're driving across the country but maybe also while they're sitting in Beltway rush hour traffic wondering whether it wouldn't be better, after all, to be a butterfly? If you answer and… » 8/22/12 11:55pm 8/22/12 11:55pm

How Well Does Sex and the Single Girl's Sex Advice Hold Up?

The late Helen Gurley Brown lived like Peggy, but she plotted like Joan. When she wrote Sex and the Single Girl, she was in her forties, and had been married for years. But that didn't stop her from crafting a book that helped rewrite the Old-Maid-at-Twenty-Three world of being a single lady in the 1960s. The book's… » 8/17/12 12:40pm 8/17/12 12:40pm

Sex & The Single Homewrecker: Caitlin Flanagan Slams Rielle Hunter,…

Caitlin Flanagan is back, defending marriage against all those who would destroy it. The villains this time: John Edwards's "minx" Rielle Hunter, and onetime Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown. » 8/12/09 1:20pm 8/12/09 1:20pm

Band-Aids Instead Of Bras, And Other "Wisdom" From Helen Gurley Brown

Can't afford a bra? Try band-aids over your nipples! Questionable tips like that abound in this quiz, based on Helen Gurley Brown's Sex and the Single Girl. [NYT] » 5/26/09 2:30pm 5/26/09 2:30pm

Cosmo's Helen Gurley Brown: Maybe Not Such A Bad Girl After All

In Bad Girls Go Everywhere, Jennifer Scanlon tries hard to make Helen Gurley Brown look like an unjustly overlooked feminist icon — and she kind of succeeds. » 5/04/09 2:00pm 5/04/09 2:00pm

Sex & The Single Girl: Why Cosmo's Helen Gurley Brown Got Canned

Legendary Cosmo editor Helen Gurley Brown helmed the ladymag for 32 years, and didn't go easy: apparently it took a series of flippantly tone-deaf gaffes to get the sorta-feminist doyenne fired. Heroine or relic? » 1/14/09 11:40am 1/14/09 11:40am

Looking For Love? Don't Change Your Hair, Weight Or Cup Size — Change…

Today on Salon » 8/12/08 3:20pm 8/12/08 3:20pm, there's a worthwhile from , a book by Anita Jain. Ms. Jain's story is one of hope in a time of despair: The single girl who wants desperately to fall in love. Like Carrie Bradshaw, Holly Golightly and so many before her, Ms. Jain finds that New York is an incredibly tough town when it comes to dating.…