What Disgustingly Adorable Thing Do You Call Your Lovah?

You know when you're walking down the street and you overhear one person in a relationship call their partner something like "Babe" or "Sweetie" or "Schmoopie Pie" and you think how cute that is? I'm not sure that I do, because I can't recall a single moment I've heard a "term of endearment" be used that didn't make me wince a … » 5/30/13 1:20pm 5/30/13 1:20pm

Jane Campion Is Depressingly Practical About Female Directors

New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion, only the second of four women nominated for an Academy Award in directing (for Holly Hunter-starring The Piano), directs epic, offbeat, female-driven films about mortality and sexuality. Her 1987 directorial debut, Sweetie, was recently released by the Criterion Collection. Please… » 1/26/13 12:30pm 1/26/13 12:30pm

Unable To Find 12 Women Of The Year, BBC Crowns Panda Instead

In a move that is sure to go down in adorable bear history, the BBC has named a female panda named Sweetie one of its female Faces of the Year. 2011 was either lacking severely in girlchievements or a banner year for lady pandas. So what was Sweetie's glorious achievement that elevated her, a bear, over that of all… » 12/28/11 2:30pm 12/28/11 2:30pm

Would You Let This Man Call You "Sweetie"?

A couple of days ago, Barack Obama went on a textile factory tour in Allentown, Pennsylvania (where, more than 200 years after the Industrial Revolution, most of the low-level employees are still women). The Democratic presidential candidate shook hands and, by many accounts, nearly charmed the pants off of half the… » 4/04/08 1:30pm 4/04/08 1:30pm