This DGAF Strategy Is the Only Way to Win the Dreaded Bouquet Toss

As a dude, I'm biased, but I love the bouquet toss at weddings. Not only because I'm usually so drunk I can't feel my teeth, but also because it's the only game you can win (existentially speaking, anyhow). For many women, however, the bouquet toss is a matter of being coerced, once again, into playing a game which… » 1/07/15 1:07pm 1/07/15 1:07pm

Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama Caught in Selfie at Beyoncé Show

As celebrity goes, you can't get much bigger than Beyoncé or the Obamas. So it stands to reason that when the Obamas attend a Beyoncé concert, minds are blown. » 7/25/14 6:00pm 7/25/14 6:00pm

Woman Recites Beyoncé's 'Single Ladies' as a Monologue and It's Genius

She's back! Nina Millin is back with more of her karaoke disaster-turned-YouTube hit, The Beyoncélogues. » 7/23/14 7:00pm 7/23/14 7:00pm

On Tuesday, you can see Beyoncé’s iconic performance ensembles up close and personal — if you can spring for a ticket to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. The museum announced a new display of the singer’s outfits from her 2013 SuperBowl performance as well as videos like “Crazy In Love” and “Single Ladies." » 7/18/14 4:30pm 7/18/14 4:30pm

Single Lades in New York Buying Their Own Damn Apartments

Single women in New York City are getting their Peggy Olsen on and buying apartments of their own instead of waiting for that tired "marriage and picket fence fantasy" to come true. » 7/17/14 7:00pm 7/17/14 7:00pm

Fox News Identifies Important New Voting Demographic: 'Beyoncé Voters'

Today on Fox's Outnumbered, the panelists discussing how Hillary is using the SCOTUS Hobby Lobby decision to finagle her way into the White House identified a new demographic: the Beyoncé Voters. After brushing off the SCOTUS decision because contraception is not in the constitution (hm), Host Jessie Waters's dropped » 7/01/14 6:15pm 7/01/14 6:15pm

Singing "Single Ladies" Might Win You a Signed Beyoncé Poster

Are you a good karaoke singer? Are you good at singing Beyoncé karaoke songs specifically? Does your voice translate well over the phone? Well, it’s your lucky day! A kind Beyhive member is giving away their treasured, signed 2012 Beyonce concert poster for free. What’s the catch you ask? » 5/01/14 1:30pm 5/01/14 1:30pm

The World Does Not Need Another Season of Single Ladies

Sometimes shows should be cancelled because they’re bad and VH1’s previously-defunct Single Ladies is just that. Unfortunately, when crappy shows have a built-in audience of more than 2.6 million viewers, some lazy network will dredge them up if only to sell more suspect Dove products against LisaRaye’s attempts at… » 4/10/14 5:00pm 4/10/14 5:00pm

Michonne channels Beyoncé for a "Single Ladies" dance with the zombies

On this week's The Line it is Drawn, Comic Book Resources asked artists to place comic book characters in music videos. We're partial to Marco D’Alfonso's Walking Dead/"Single Ladies" mashup, with Michonne's zombie companions as her backup dancers. » 5/05/13 7:30am 5/05/13 7:30am

Fuck Fate and Date Like a Grown-Up

You want to believe that if you’re a good girl, the world will deliver unto you the Perfect Guy. That Fate or God is the ultimate matchmaker, pulling the strings of your life to make shit happen. “We’re soul mates!” is the rallying cry of emotional pygmies. » 4/16/13 1:45pm 4/16/13 1:45pm

Network TV May Not Want Black Women to Star in Hour-Long Shows, But VH1…

There is only one — yes, one currently-running hour-long scripted network TV show starring a black woman: Scandal. But VH1's Single Ladies has a predominantly black female cast, and with an average of 3.1 million total viewers, VH1 is looking to hang on to that audience: The network has just announced it's… » 7/24/12 3:20pm 7/24/12 3:20pm

When We Talk About Single Ladies, Let's Not Forget The Working Class

There's been a lot of ink spilt over the issue of female singleness recently — but who are we really talking about when we talk about single ladies? And who's getting left out of the equation? » 1/03/12 3:40pm 1/03/12 3:40pm

In The End, Single Ladies Wasn't As Bad As We Thought

The first episode of Single Ladies did not impress me. it seemed like all the characters did was drink champagne and change clothes. I watched the second episode not expecting things to get better. Then the third. Then the fourth. Then I suggested my mom watch, and then I realized: I was hooked. The show had grown… » 8/09/11 4:55pm 8/09/11 4:55pm

Are Sex, Celeb Sightings & Stacey Dash Enough To Save Single Ladies?

The new VH1 "romantic comedy series" Single Ladies premiered last night, immediately following Basketball Wives. The juxtaposition of these two shows says a lot about what VH1 is trying to do, and whom the network is trying to reach. Black women, come get your entertainment! But while Basketball Wives is a reality… » 5/31/11 4:36pm 5/31/11 4:36pm

The Gawker Guide to Summer Television

With so many season finales airing this week, you might think that Americans turn off their TV sets after Memorial Day weekend and only turn it back on again in September. But this is America! All we care about is TV (and food)! Here are some of the new shows—and returning favorites—that will make lying in… » 5/26/11 5:20pm 5/26/11 5:20pm

A Sneak Peek Of Single Ladies, Which Is Not The Black Sex And The City

Not exactly, anyway. From the looks of the new trailer, while love, sex and relationships are definitely the focus, no one will be staring wistfully out of a window while musing at a laptop. Instead, someone snipes: "Bitches got drama!" » 1/20/11 7:30pm 1/20/11 7:30pm

Good News & Bad News About VH1's Single Ladies

In May, we found out that VH1 would be working on its first-ever scripted series, which would be sort of like Sex And The City, except with actual black people. Now, some additional details have been revealed. » 10/19/10 5:07pm 10/19/10 5:07pm

Behold: Baby Gagas Star In "Telephone" Video

Should you make your daughter dance on a bar, wear handcuffs, and watch club-goers chug from baby bottles to achieve viral video fame? Perhaps not, but at least it's less dangerous than babies being forced to perform "Single Ladies." [YouTube] » 6/04/10 3:20pm 6/04/10 3:20pm