Are You Unhappy with Your Life? Try Being More Crabby

Oh, brainz. So crazy, right? So crazy that the stuff in your brain—the invisible thought stuff—can affect the stuff in your body—the fleshy stuff stuff! Like, how if you're stressed out about finals week, your skin will be like "HERE, FRIEND, MAYBE THESE HIVES WILL HELP." Or like if someone gives you a small jelly… » 12/10/12 3:45pm 12/10/12 3:45pm

Oprah's Long History Of Sketchy "Experts" And Endorsements

With the news that Dr. Melvin Levine—who appeared on Oprah repeatedly over the course of several years as a childhood education expert—committed suicide on Friday, the same day that 40 of his former patients filed a medical malpractice and sexual abuse suit against him, it raises the question of whether O is doing… » 2/21/11 6:00pm 2/21/11 6:00pm

Fired? Dumped? Oprah Says "Self-Distance" Instead Of Sobbing!

I like O: the Oprah Magazine » 9/23/08 12:00pm 9/23/08 12:00pm. It's consistently the least condescending, most reasonable women's magazine around ("most reasonable women's magazine" is sort of like "nicest Nazi," but I digress). editors feature meaty articles and contributions from an incredibly diverse and impressive group of writers — Mary…

Today We Learned More Than We Wanted To About Elisabeth Hasselbeck's…


Today was a most TMI-traumatizing day on The View. When Whoopi brought up a study she had come across and reported on by Fox News's "sex expert" on how people can use The Secret to better their sex lives, the ladies all weighed in on what they "visualize" during sex. Not only is Elisabeth still hurting from giving… » 1/08/08 2:20pm 1/08/08 2:20pm

World's Worst-Kept 'Secret' Coming To Your Living Room

Psst! We've got a secret: "Inspirational word-of-mouth phenomenon" The Secret will be coming to Video On Demand and Pay Per View. After a long day at work, you can come home, sit on your couch and start to "attract" some wealth. Awesome! It's also going to be available at hotel chains (unlike Jezebel!) Rhonda Byrne,… » 8/28/07 12:00pm 8/28/07 12:00pm

The Secret Behind 'The Secret': It Was Stupid Crap Even In 1910

The Secret is not just a book. It's a phenomenon. It's been discussed on Larry King, Ellen, Oprah, Today and Nightline. It's been on the New York Times bestseller list for 31 weeks. Today, BoingBoing posted a excerpt of a post from a blogger named Connie L. Schmidt: » 8/24/07 6:00pm 8/24/07 6:00pm

Uh, yeah. We totally attracted a zit on our…