Study Suggests That Deep-Voiced Female Candidates Are Slightly More Electable Than Their High-Pitched Counterparts

A super helpful new study from Can't Stop, Won't Stop U...niversity of Miami suggests that we, as a lowing aggregate of voting cattle, respond strongest to the most gravelly, Clint Eastwood lower among us when we're deciding on who to put at the head of a stampede. That means that both men and women, the research… »12/13/12 4:20pm12/13/12 4:20pm

Uh Oh. Anne Hathaway Doesn't Sound So Good in Les Mis

While we've seen bits and pieces from the set of Les Misérables, Perez Hilton seems to have gotten his hands on some video which appears to be an early trailer with Anne Hathaway singing "I Dreamed a Dream." And, umm, to put it gently, her singing doesn't sound that great. Yes, it's hard to tell exactly how bad it is… »5/15/12 9:00pm5/15/12 9:00pm

Everyone Totes Copying How Young Women, Like, Talk and Stuff

In the eighties, Valley Girlspeak permeated young women's interactions with each other. In the nineties? Young ladies? Were ending things? With a question mark? Now, women end their phrases with a low growl, a la Britney Spears before she needed to be left alone. And in ten years or so, everyone will be ending… »2/27/12 7:45pm2/27/12 7:45pm

Men Can Tell When We've Got Our Periods Just by Listening to Our Voices

We so often go to great lengths to keep the fact that we're menstruating to ourselves. From hiding our tampons in our pockets on the way to the office restroom to bowing out on dates during inopportune times, we have perfected the art of pretending we never bleed. Uterine lining? What uterine lining? But now it turns… »1/30/12 4:00pm1/30/12 4:00pm