Betty Draper: Ice Cream Monster, Grace Kelly Clone, or Dark Horse?

Ugh, Betty Draper! Who are you, you enigmatic puzzle box of a TV character? Are you a scorned harridan who’s trying to undermine her loutish ex-husband’s marriage to a younger, thinner woman, or are you merely a superficial woman who regrets being so mean to her only daughter and taking a second husband who, for all… » 5/05/13 8:00pm 5/05/13 8:00pm

Anna Wintour Kind Of Regrets Putting The Spice Girls On Vogue's Cover

Buried in the standard fare of WSJ.'s profile of Anna Wintour — "She's been editor of the American edition of Vogue since 1988, and by now it has become commonplace to call her the most powerful woman in fashion" is the line that tells you everything you already didn't need to know — come a few little reflective gems,… » 3/24/11 2:12pm 3/24/11 2:12pm

English "Rape Alarm" Does Little To Attract Attention

A new rape alarm called the "Ila Dusk" is set to go on sale » 9/26/08 1:30pm 9/26/08 1:30pm in the UK in a month, and it claims to be more effective than previous alarms because, instead of a siren, the alarm emits the sound of a "woman screaming." Thing is, it isn't that effective, as the 's Emine Saner discovered when she decided to test the alarm…

Finance Roundup: We Scan The Biz Pages So As To Stop Hating Ourselves

Sick of celebs — of the non Money Honey neo-P. Keaton variety — yet? Good, cause it's time for finance roundup, that thing we're doing so we don't lose all our neurons to the silicon-silicone vortex. (Get that? Please?) Basically the big news today is that the Fed Chief, who is no longer Alan Greenspan so we really… » 3/28/07 2:06pm 3/28/07 2:06pm