The Harvey Weinstein stories opened the floodgates in early October, but the fervor with which subsequent stories are released and consumed shows no signs of abating. And for all the high-profile hand-wringing about “witch hunts,” “social intimidation,” and “moral flattening” that’s accompanied the avalanche of naming…
If there is one movie that really doesn’t hold up well in 2017, it might be What Women Want.
Monday night's Jeopardy! had a "What Women Want" category, but instead of featuring things women actually want—paid maternity leave, to finally adopt the ERA—it had herbal tea and good-fitting jeans. (It wasn't even a celebrity edition.)
"Talk to them like humans and don't be a jerk," conclude the writers, "Just like dudes in romance novels."
Just kidding! Science still can't figure it out.
Chevrolet recently redesigned the Equinox to include some "female-friendly" tweaks. In today's pink-it-and-shrink-it world, what, exactly, does this mean?
A new, highly unscientific study from Matchmaker.com, Date.com and Amor.com found that men are more likely to admit to being "depressed and upset" after a breakup. This somehow prompted Joanna Molloy for the NY Daily News to write this:
What women want - aka, female sexual desire - is a fraught issue in the mental health community. Also: Raisins.
Newsweek ponders "The Pursuit of Sexual Happiness" and wonders what turns women on. I wonder why this is such a big mystery.
PR companies trying to shill shit for women email us with their announcements, hard sells and hoopla. The result? A smattering of what people think women (or we) want. Crap emails from publicists, after the jump.
Let's start with the headline: "Can an ex-civil servant finally persuade women to buy erotica?"
Do you want the ads for the crap that you buy to be more female-friendly? Well you're in luck! An ad agency called Womenkind just opened its doors in New York City, and its goal is to "use a network of women to conceptualize and execute ads designed to appeal to females." Apparently 85% of all brand purchases are…