Spoiler alert: in this blog post I will attempt to recreate from memory the plot of the first episode of the first season of “Best. Show. Ever” (New York Magazine’s words, not mine) Gossip Girl, which aired ten years ago to the day on September 19, 2007 on the CW. So if you do not want to know what (might have?)…
It’s been four years since Sheryl Sandberg wrote the divisive tome on women in the workplace and homeplace, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. She’s had some time to reflect on her words then and how they relate to the world now.
While Reese Witherspoon and America are busy celebrating the 15th anniversary of Legally Blonde, I’ll be marching around noisily fuming at the memory of how hard the “Bend and Snap” sucked.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been selected to deliver an address during prime time on the first night of the Democratic convention later this month, spurring rumors that she will not be picked as Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential nominee.
This time last year every blogger in the known universe was scouring the internet for pictures of Kim and Kanye’s big day —”little angels blessing us”— while downing bottles of TUMS as our editors urged us to work harder, faster, stronger. Now, to mark a year after the event that almost sent us all to the hospital,…
On this day in 2004, NBC's ten year emotional journey the network dubbed Friends ended. The world was never the same.
One-time government official Sarah Palin is on a roll right now. Fresh off of her choice to celebrate Martin Luther King Day by criticizing President Obama for "playing the race card," she took to her Facebook page to mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade by pointing out the abortion she didn't but could have had.
To mark the three year anniversary of the 2011 Tucson shooting that left her shot in the head and killed multiple others, Gabby Giffords jumped out of an airplane.
On this day 2,043 years ago, the world's sexiest power couple — Mark Antony and Cleopatra, obviously — lost the Battle of Actium to some eightfold asshole.
On this day, 92 years ago, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment, so let's all thank Tennessee for volunteeringto take a progressive step forward in history. Let's all not thank Mississippi for waiting until fucking 1984 to ratify the 19th Amendment, and let's all also give New Jersey an eye…
Characters from Euro Disneyland perform at Disneyland's theme park in Marne-la-Vallee, east of Paris, Saturday March 31, 2012. This will mark the 20th year since Disneyland opened in Paris in 1992.(AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's tragic hit and run with an iceberg, a Houston restaurant is offering what it calls the "Titanic Experience": a 10-course, 4-hour meal featuring authentic Titanic food at the super exclusive Macy's Table in a room suspended from the restaurant's ceiling, all for the…
55 years ago today, the United States tested a hydrogen bomb over Namu island, in the Bikini Atoll, Pacific Ocean. The 15 megaton bomb exploded at 15,000 feet, causing a four-mile fireball, 500 times brighter than the Sun.