Topic: Trend Pieces

Eight Pre-Existing Things We Should Update By Naming Them After Good-Looking Young Celebrities

Eight Pre-Existing Things We Should Update By Naming Them After Good-Looking Young Celebrities

Today’s New York Times has an article about “The Karlie,” a “trend” that was born, as many things are, after 20-year-old model Karlie Kloss jokingly referred to her new haircut as such and a bunch of people took her seriously. Yours truly was even said to find the haircut “inspiring” because I once wrote “now that I see it on Karlie, I have the sudden feeling that it would make me look like a goddess.” The full paragraph, if you recall, was a bit different in tone than what that single sentence might lead you to believe: More »

Men Are Getting Brazilian Waxes Now (What Dumb Name Will They Give This Trend?)

Men Are Getting Brazilian Waxes Now (What Dumb Name Will They Give This Trend?)

It’s obnoxious enough that we have to wade through so many trend pieces about the death of pubic hair (just because it isn’t in porn doesn’t mean it’s dead; stop), but now we have to wade through trend pieces about men getting waxed bare, too. Worse still, whenever men do something traditionally female, someone has to come up with some thoroughly insufferable vocab in lieu of having an actual angle… More »