Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Wow. I thought that posting the lyrics to love songs on your profile and changing your relationship status were public enough. I had no idea. In today’s tech-savvy world, there really are countless ways to humiliate those you were once intimate with. And for us voyeurs, who needs reality shows when you have genuine, unscripted […]

Miss Bimbo, an internet game targeting girls aged 9 to 16, is an especially innovative way to promote body image issues and low self-esteem among young girls. Think I’m being too critical? Times Online reported that children compete against each other to create what Miss Bimbo calls “the coolest, richest and most famous bimbo in […]

Just when you thought that South Florida couldn’t be more like New York (save for the weather, the flora, and the Cuban Diaspora), UrbanDaddy reports that the Hotel Gansevoort is opening up shop in Miami Beach. Whew! In recent years, Hotel Gansevoort has taken a sharp turn down Lombard Street, despite Garden of Ono’s best […]

Well, Colorado was a blast. I have no late-night trysts with hard-bodied ski instructors to report, but some good did come out of the trip despite that unfortunate fact.  First, skiing is my newfound favorite winter sport.  I must take this opportunity to pat myself on the back, as I am natural skiing talent. That’s […]

There are some things that I always go back to for a laugh. I have a vivid memory of my brother unpacking a box of his crap in our mother’s basement. Somehow, he managed to get the hair at the perimeter of his forehead stuck to packing tape that was still attached to a flap […]

Growing up, I surrounded myself with heterosexual boys. I was attractive, boys liked me, I liked boys, and I knew that unless I became romantically involved with them, boys were usually loyal — or at the very least, they would never be cruel or hurtful. Girls, on the other hand, seemed catty, backstabbing, and generally […]

Last night I had the opportunity to choose between sitting at home and waiting for a guy to call me, while (of course) wallowing in self-pity, or meeting some friends at Azza, Midtown East’s resident North African-themed restaurant and lounge. What with appearances by Scarlett Johansson and, err, Lance Bass, along with chef Stephen Ferdinand, […]