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open letter

Feb 25, 2017

Father Pens Heartbreaking Open Letter About 16-Year-Old Daughter’s Drug Addiction

"My first thought every morning is to check that Paige is alive," he said.

Jan 13, 2017

Former First Daughters Jenna & Barbara Bush Pen Touching Open Letter To Sasha & Malia

"We have watched you grow from girls to impressive young women with grace and ease," said the Bush twins.

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Jul 15, 2016

Calvin Klein Model Ebonee Davis Writes Poignant Open Letter About Diversity in Fashion World

"As artists in the fashion industry, we are the embodiment of free speech."

Oct 31, 2012

To The Commenters Who Ripped Apart Honey Boo Boo…

One reader wrote, "There's nothing better about this fat pile of horse sh**." There was another reader who went through all 17 reasons listed in the article and gave his own opinion.

Sep 13, 2012

An Open Letter To Guys About Consent [Sexy Time]

I'd like to preface this by acknowledging that it's not completely your fault your collective perspective on sex kind of sucks. I mean, you're just living in the world that your forefathers have created for you.

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Sep 5, 2012

A Letter To My Younger Self [Confessions of a Twenty-Something]

While reading these pages I had inked up years ago, all I wanted to do was talk to my younger self.

An Open Letter to the Inventor of the Thong [Friday Faves]

I would like to preface this letter by saying that your work has made a large yet incredibly skimpy contribution to my adolescent years. And while I do believe in the nobleness of your cause, I am rather puzzled by the method to the madness of such an invention.

Jul 6, 2012

An Open Letter To My Rebound Guy [Friday Faves]

So, after a few sloppy dances and sweaty hugs, my friends finally find me and let me know you are, in fact, not as attractive as I had thought, and I depart. Without you. (Tease move number one). But not before you whip out your iPhone4 and I shout my number over the music. And that’s how it always begins.

May 4, 2012

An Open Letter To Rihanna

Dear Rihanna, First of all, I think you're awesome. Your songs are catchy, and you've had us girls dancing like no one was watching since "Pon De Replay" came out. You've got some fierce style and an even more feisty attitude.

Apr 22, 2012

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Jan 12, 2012

An Open Letter To My Friends Who Still Smoke

What is is about smoking that feels mysterious, or sexy, or chic? Or is that it? Do you smoke because of it's image or do you smoke because it's convenient? It gives you something to do with your hands at parties, I guess. But what else is there?

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Dec 18, 2011

Dear Mom, I Don’t Want a Boyfriend

You never had a problem with me being single until I turned twenty in September of this year. All of a sudden my relationship status has become a constant topic of conversation. I know you want what’s best for me mom but I have to be honest. With all due respect, Mom, I don’t want a boyfriend.

Dec 3, 2011

Tyler Perry Writes Letter to 11-Year-Old of Penn State Scandal

It’s not every day that Tyler Perry—actor, producer, director and Hollywood’s highest-paid man according to Forbes—takes time out of his incredibly busy schedule to write a lengthy letter. Yet earlier this week, Perry penned an open letter to the 11-year-old boy who was sexually abused by Penn State football coach, Jerry Sandusky.

Jun 14, 2011

An Open Letter to Sex & The City

We city dwellers and big-city hopefuls would greatly appreciate it if you didn't create another Sex & The City movie. Ever heard the term "three's a crowd?" Yeah, well, however cliché it may sound, it's incredibly appropriate for your dreams of a potentially disastrous third movie. So, since we've been hearing rumors that it's a possibility, we thought it was a good time to sit down and talk.

Apr 8, 2011

An Open Letter to My Future Mom Self

Dear Mom Version of Me, As you might remember, back in 2010 Nick Cannon knocked up Mariah "I love butterflies and my cleavage" Carey....with twins. As you've probably tried so hard to forget, the musical duo decided to commemorate the occasion with nude pictures. (Check out the full story here...if you dare.) Yeah, sorry for reminding you.

Mar 4, 2011

Friday Faves: An Open Letter to the Inventor of the Thong

I would like to preface this letter by saying that your work has made a large yet incredibly skimpy contribution to my adolescent years. And while I do believe in the nobleness of your cause, I am rather puzzled by the method to the madness of such an invention.

Sep 3, 2010

Friday Faves: Drunken Apologies. An Open Letter

Dear Friends/Family/That Random Taxi Driver That Picked Me Up and Took Me Home After Finding Me Face First On The Sidewalk Sometimes I like to drink. A lot. And on those occasions I may or may not (okay, always) do stupid things. It is not me, you see; it is the alcohol.

Jun 4, 2009

An Open Letter To “That” Girl

Dear Drunk Girl, Hi sweetie. Long time no see. I take that back. I saw you last Friday. Same place, same hazy look in your eyes, different black dress that falls down to expose your bra. This one doesn’t have vomit on it… yet! Congratulations.

Apr 6, 2009

An Open Letter to Annoying People in the Library

Dear Library People, SHUT UP. Holy crap. If you are talking on your cell phone, or talking really loudly to your best friend, for the love of God, just stop.

Nov 22, 2008

An Open Letter To Facebook Ads

Dear Facebook Ads, I’m not sure when we became best friends, but it appears you know quite a bit about...

Sep 21, 2008

An Open Letter to the Inventor of the Thong

Dear Mr. Thong Inventor, I would like to preface this letter by saying that your work has made a large...

Sep 1, 2008

An Open Apology. I Had PMS; It Wasn’t My Fault

I am sorry. As it seems, I am currently suffering from a WICKED case of PMS. I have never really...

Apr 28, 2008

“CASUAL” Sex…Can We Keep it Casual?

He wants to do me. He wants to do me not. He wants to do me… …Then never call again,...