It's not a coincidence that one week after Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In gave feminism a much-needed reboot and sparked a national conversation about the innate gender biases that need to be dismantled so that professional women can achieve their full potential, New York Magazine pooped our party with an incendiary cover…
Isn't it bizarre that not particularly long ago a whole bunch of women just assumed they'd grow up to be housewives? Wives! Just in a house! Wifing around! ALL THE TIME. This isn't news, I know, it's just what women of a certain class did. For years and years and years and years and years and years, the expectation…
Vibease, a long distance massager that can be controlled by iPhone/Android, allows you to "stay intimate with your partner even when both of you are not physically together!" Which is all fine and dandy — except for the app's ridiculous promo video featuring John, a successful globetrotting executive and Jane, his…
Breaking news from this morning's online news churn: "Career women" love housework, and will resist all attempts to share it. Sorry, women's libbers! That none of this holds up to any rigorous scrutiny will shock you.
This wreath-shaped monstrosity is perfect for the frustrated 1960's housewife who wishes to express her disdain for her inlaws through her food. It's just like Like Water For Chocolate, but with more processed lunch meat.
In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, a 3500-square-foot apartment in Manhattan isn't big enough for Kelsey Grammer's wife, Kathie Lee Gifford tries to use the subway, and Oprah has the nerve to think someone else's name is weird.
For their Real Housewives of D.C. audition tape, the Salahis filmed themselves at a palatial Virginia mansion, claiming it was their home. However, they never owned the property, and the people who do were shocked when contacted about the ruse.
An Italian company is releasing a tablet computer especially to help "young housewives" have "fun in the kitchen." Fun indeed!
According to the Observer, unemployed men have been reduced to poaching eggs, weighing edamame and — shocker — playing with children. But silly as their concerns may seem, they may be part of a larger recessionary turn toward housewifery.
Housework has always been a sticky spot for feminists. To some, it's a prison from which women have to free themselves. For others, including countless stay-at-home moms and professional domestic workers, it is work that has never earned adequate respect.
Says the New York Times, "The few who still do exist don't really dare to go public with it." Or, at least, answer to that title.
Today in Tweet Beat, members of different Real Housewives cities are getting friendly, millionaire matchmaker Patti Stanger gives ridiculously sexist dating advice, and adult performer Mary Carey is oddly offended by nudity at her gym.
The Daily Beast's "Melissa Beech" thought that when she wrote about her Sugar Daddy, the blogosphere would be supportive over her Louboutin lifestyle "that would be the envy of any young woman who enjoys life."
Sadie here. When we saw this 1955 "Good Housewife's Guide" from Housekeeping Monthly, I promptly forwarded it to my fiance, (sleeping at home, natch) who, by its standards, is a lamentably poor house husband. He neither has dinner prepared for me, removes my shoes, speaks in a low, soothing and pleasant voice, nor…
Two new studies show that the average citizen is starting to get on the pro-environment bandwagon. Market research firm KPMG found that 88% of holiday shoppers describe themselves as "very concerned" about the environment. According to MediaPost, "74% say they buy environmentally friendly products, 60% say they are…