giving stuff away
Way more fun than a colonic, a giveaway party is a great way to cleanse.
alyssa shelasky
She's a foodie who isn't a food snob, which is why I felt comfortable asking her all kinds of questions about her work (and about boyfriends and food porn, too)..
north carolina
Lately, my favorite state in the union has really been disappointing me.
i enjoy being a girl
I don't wax my bush, tan, get my nails done, or wear make-up. I don't use a daily moisturizer. I don't even wash my face every day. UNTIL NOW.
sara benincasa
Yoga freaks will tell you yoga can slim you down, make your heart healthy, give you the perfect ass, improve your sex life and make you happy. Are they right?

Jun 8, 2012 at 2:30pm | 171 comments

childhood misconceptions
I've got a lot of journals -- probably nine boxes' worth, mainly stored in my parents' house in New Jersey. This summer, I'm beginning the process of destroying them. But first, a taste.
family business
I ask my brother Steve how he ended up working in a profession that is overwhelmingly dominated by women, nursing.
I can't even do one push-up. But that's about to change.
america's got talent
Author Joel Stein is more than happy to be a beta male.
los angeles
And while you're at it, tell me if you believe in ooky-ooky-spooky stuff too.
anxiety management
I've had enough panic attacks to fuel a dozen Woody Allen movies. Here are my tips on how to deal.
Or Bonnaroo, or Burning Man, or a Rainbow Gathering.
getting married
Why be heteronormative when you can be bizarrofunative?
sara benincasa
There are other women on the list besides Rihanna and Chelsea Handler, and they're just as cool.

Apr 18, 2012 at 2:00pm | 12 comments

planned parenthood
I'm hosting a ginormous rock and roll party for Planned Parenthood, and you're invited!
Like many Republicans these days, Scott Walker's got a real problem with women.
chris christie
Meet Nikki, Chris, and Mitch, three potentials for VP.
We deserve more than the crappy fluorescent lights and cold steel speculums and the brusque, no-nonsense doctor behavior.
I considered going to church. Then I read what the Pope said this week.