Why How I Met Your Father Will Be a Boring Show

CBS's How I Met Your Mother has finally, finally allowed Ted to meet the mother of his children, as the final season of the show wraps up. That's just in time to announce that they might be doing a spin-off "that would follow a woman on a similar quest to find the father of her children," reports The Hollywood… » 10/31/13 12:30pm 10/31/13 12:30pm

Things I Am More Likely to Do When Upset Than Chop Off All My Hair

One of the most frustrating things about being a woman who cares about pop culture is that pop culture almost never has any goddamn women in it. I mean, yeah, there are lady-shaped thingies who move and talk and have stuff done to them, but the dearth of female directors and writers (and men who know how to credibly… » 8/13/13 6:30pm 8/13/13 6:30pm

The Fragrance Industry's Bizarre Love Affair With Giant Bottles

For as long as luxury companies have been selling fragrances, there have been ads that feature larger-than-life bottles of the stuff. The whole is the woman tiny or is the perfume really big? question never gets old, apparently! It's like a bunch of art directors all studied the Daughters of Edward Darley Boit and… » 7/13/11 1:10pm 7/13/11 1:10pm