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Jul 13, 2010

Seventeen Says the Darndest Things: August Edition

Continuing its industry-leading efforts to provide strong role models to its female readers, Seventeen once again chose a winner for this month's cover: Barbados' own marijuana maven, Rihanna. Nothing like trashing hotel rooms and smoking illicit substances to inspire girls to be their best and make their dreams a reality.

Mar 9, 2010

Bad Advice Women Get: Get Fit for Prom

If teen magazines are to be believed, from January to June, there’s exactly one thing on every female high school student’s mind: prom. Or should I say: ~~*OMG [email protected]! Only writing out the word like that can give it the respect it deserves.

Feb 9, 2010

Bad Advice Women Get: Grocery Store Glamour

Everyone knows that sometimes it’s nice to forget fashion and wear whatever’s comfortable—especially if you’re just out running errands. Well, everyone but Suze Yalof Schwartz of Glamour Magazine.

Bad Advice Women Get: Date Like a D-Bag

I can’t speak for every school, of course, but at Columbia, it’s hard out there for a single girl. According to statistics I made up just now, approximately half the guys at this place are gay, thirty percent of them are in long-term relationships, and the remaining twenty are generally kinda weird. (Many in a cute way, but some in a… not so cute way.)

Bad Advice Women Get: Settle Down. Now.

Meet Lori Gottlieb. She’s a 40-year-old single mother—she got artificially inseminated because she wanted to have a baby but didn’t have a boyfriend—who has discovered the secret to why more women aren’t married: their standards aren’t low enough.

Jan 26, 2010

Bad Advice Women Get: Always Look Your Best

When it comes to beauty, I’m pretty low-maintenance. I never really learned how to put on eyeliner because I’m afraid I’ll poke myself in the cornea, I can’t get the knack of painting the nails on my right hand, and I’m too impatient to slap on anything more than Chapstick and maybe mascara, if I’m feeling fancy, in the morning.

Jan 12, 2010

Aug 5, 2009

Bad Advice Men Get: Don’t Be Such a Girl

This week's article warns men to get rid of emasculating trends in their relationship. I didn't realize this was such a problem, but apparently men are being emasculated from coast to coast and someone at AskMen thinks it needs to stop.

Jul 29, 2009

Bad Advice Men Get: Trick Your Girlfriend Into Marrying You

This week's article explains how men can trick their girlfriend into marrying them. I think we can all agree tricking someone into marrying you is not a good idea, and I'm not sure why some guy needs to rope some chick into being his wife, but I never claimed to understand the mind of a man.

Jul 22, 2009

Bad Advice Men Get: The Homewrecker

This week's article lists a number of reasons why women are (supposedly) attracted to taken men. Let's see what they have to say...

Jul 15, 2009

Bad Advice Men Get: Lies Women Tell

This article's tag line is: "If she's said any of these things to you, she's lying." Starting off with a gross generalization is never a good thing, but let's take a look at what lies the boys at AskMen think we've been telling. All of us. Every time we speak.

Jul 8, 2009

Bad Advice Men Get: Control and Dominate Your Woman

This week's article is nothing but a load of misogynistic crap about women being submissive to men. It open's with: "Women like to be controlled and dominated. Don't fool yourself into believing that they don't. They do... Secretly all women desire to submit to the will of their man."

Jun 24, 2009

Bad Advice Men Get: Crazy Women on Facebook

Facebook and other social networking sites have revolutionized the way humans interact with each other. Facebook allows new opportunities to make new friends, stay in touch with old friends, network with professionals in your career field, find neighbors with common interests, and, oh yeah, stalk and manipulate people.

Jun 17, 2009

Bad Advice Men Get: Inside The Female Mind

This week's piece of craptastic man advice is different than most as it is written from the perspective of a woman detailing exactly what goes through her mind at important relationship moments. An extremely simpleminded, calorie-obsessed, insecure woman, that is.