Remember that scene in The Handmaid’s Tale where the heroine asks the Commander if she could have some hand lotion, and he tells her that he’s surprised she needs any because her hands are very soft? And she replies that she’s been using pats of butter, and he laughs, as though that is charming and ingenious, where, really, it is a sad thing because she lives in a futuristic dystopia and, as a woman, cannot procure hand lotion? Margaret Atwood was right about everything!
Or, at least, she was right about the fact that we’re going to use food as beauty products. That is a thing we’re doing, now. More
Were you sitting around thinking “I am an adulteress in St. Louis, and I wish my local newspaper would run a review of the best cafe in which I might meet married men, just as they would tell me where I might go for the best scones or crabcakes?” Adulteress in St. Louis, you are in luck! More
Another bakery refused to make a cake for a gay wedding. They seriously need to stop doing that. More
No sooner than this Buzzfeed gallery of “Women eating pasta badly” went up than two people immediately e-mailed it to me. More
You know, I guess someone was eventually going to come up with the female equivalent to the man cave – a WoCave, if you will – and the low calorie frozen treat company Skinny Cow is on it. More
Those of you who do not love diamonds will love this story about accidental diamond eating! Or not. I don’t know. It depends on how much you love colonoscopies. More
Today, on Sick Sad World – women are now prostituting themselves for McDonald’s meals. Specifically, McNuggets. This is a real thing that I am not making up. More
Spring felt like a long time coming, but the time has finally come to remove your winter gloves and expose your mitts to the world. There’s no better way to wave good-bye to winter and high-five warmer weather than with preciously lacquered hands.
But what color polish will do right by this transition? Deborah Lippmann‘s new collection, Staccato. More
In Pick Of The Week, I highlight a nifty fashion/home/beauty item that I’ve discovered in my travels. More
A restaurant called Steam has recently popped up that promises that none of its meals will cause diners to gain weight. The meals promise to be calorie neutral. So… diners will only be dining on celery sticks flavored with their own tears? Not really. The menu sounds great, and encompasses dishes like: More
I guess if you have been sitting around thinking “how can I eat food that would leave me starving to death were it all I ate” there is now an answer! Zero calorie noodles. Zero Noodles are what you’ve been looking for. More
Today the Daily Mail discovered that Cara Delevinge – who is eating all the big macs, all the time – is a “bad influence” on her friend Rita Ora. They ponder “Is fast food loving loving Cara Delevingne a bad influence on her best friend? Rita Ora admits to gorging on Big Macs. Not a good “star diet.” More
During the Super Bowl last night, there was a blackout. It was presumably orchestrated by Oreo so they could, in mere moments, slap up this really cool ad on Twitter with the caption “Power out? No problem.” But, no, seriously, how did they do that? More
Have you often wondered “why is it perfectly acceptable for me to have a burrito bowl from Chipolte, but if I even suggested I would like to get a taco from Taco Bell people would lecture me about the rat meat they used to make those? Are both not fast food restaurants?” Yes. But, also, no. Here is the hierarchy of fast food so you never need to be confused again. More