New York Times

Sex in the News: A Reaction to a Reaction to "Sluts"

This month, Lisa Belkin, a writer for The New York Times’ Motherlode blog, wrote about her own disbelief and utter shock towards the following message sent by the Sigma Nu fraternity of Duke University: “Hey Ladies, Whether your dressing up as a slutty nurse, a slutty doctor, a slutty schoolgirl or just a slut, we invite you…” Lisa Belkin admitted to being stunned by the message.

Jun 20, 2011

Living Off Your Parents Post-Grad: Cool or Downright Ridiculous?

No, I’m not talking about moving home with your parents, which I fully support. The New York Times recently published an article about the current trend of parents purchasing shiny new NYC apartments for their kids as a graduation present.

Jan 11, 2011

The Post-Grad Journey: Slapped by the LSAT

After months of studying and working my post-grad ass off for the LSAT, I finally got my score.

Sep 1, 2010

Snooki and Elaine from ‘Seinfeld’: Separated at Birth?

Earlier this week, the New York Times posted one of their chuckle-worthy trend pieces on how the look of Seinfeld icon Elaine Benes is suddenly de rigeur among fashionistas.

Aug 20, 2010

What Does Adulthood Mean for 20-somethings?

I am the perfect product of a 20-something generation. I am 23 years old, I've graduated college, I'm single and I live at home with my parentals (wow, typing it in a sentence just made me realize how pathetic it all sounds). I'm doing a bit of freelance blogging and slowly looking for jobs (by slowly I mean sifting through jobs that don't give me a heartbeat and leaving my energy for the ones I truly love).

Jul 24, 2010

Faking It Like a Pro

There are some things you shouldn't fake but you do anyway. We've all done it. I did it last night. Heavy breathing, a little writhing, a moan or two, and you're got yourself a straight up 'big O.' Hey I just wanted to get some sleep, I was too damn tired for a marathon sex sesh.

Feb 8, 2010

Does Supply and Demand Apply to College Dating?

Not only does college leave me stumped in my latest lecture, the daily grind leaves me scratching my head as well. Especially when it comes to my questionable relationships with men boys. Countless hours spent over-analyzing his latest text, the way he touched my arm in the bar, and how many days it took him to finally pitch me a Facebook message... It's exhausting.

Feb 8, 2010

Body Blog: Less Time, More Rewards

I know that if I don't clock in at least thirty minutes of cardio per session, I feel like my gym outing has been a waste and a failure. And I'm always hard on myself if I leave without doing crunches, even if I've run a couple of miles. In short -- going to the gym has become about the time clock, but according to a study published in the New York Times, I'm going about things all wrong!

Jan 27, 2010

Do You Suffer From Green Stress?

For the past few months I’ve been talking your ear off about why the earth is in trouble and how you can go green to save our environment. And while it’s great to do whatever you can to protect the planet, there is such a thing as caring a little too much. According to the New York Times, there has been an increasing amount of people that report anxiety and stress because they feel like they are never as green as they would like to be.

Jan 18, 2010

Body Blog: Feel The (After)Burn?

Ever wonder why those treacherous treadmill sessions haven't turned you into the next Gisele? Are you one of those people who thinks that you can eat a slice of pizza after leaving the gym because the body is supposed to burn more fat on days that you exercise? Well, step away from the pizza, woman.