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Didn’t auction bidding for people end in 1864 with, oh you know, the end of slavery? The dating-auction website WhatsYourPrice.com thinks not. Founded in 2011, the site instead uses a “date value” system to set up dates based on the actual prices men and women are willing to pay for a first date. I know what you’re thinking: Doesn’t this sound incredibly similar to prostitution or escorting?  Well, don’t worry because in a FAQ released to Gawker, the site makes clear, “This...
Jon Hamm's junk seems to be getting in the way of his job-- as Season Six of Mad Men draws nearer, one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive is back in the spotlight for his notoriously distracting package. According to the NY Daily News, an AMC insider confided that, “during filming — when the ’60s-style clothing was a tight fit — Hamm was politely instructed by a staffer at the network to please wear underwear while shooting his scenes.” The source continues, “Jon’s impressive anatomy is so distracting that...
It seems as though Uzbekistan’s public television is trying to help out their ladies when it comes to alcoholism, which is a serious problem among men and women in the former Soviet Union—except a recent program seems to be preaching more about Uzbek women's image than their health. "It is worth saying a lot of pleasant words about females, the owners of grace and charm. However, [alcohol can lead to] an unpleasant situation that does not suit an Uzbek woman," said the reporter of a recent...
Normally movies with exceedingly long shots, a drab color palette, and no soundtrack can be tough to get through. But if the stakes are high enough, this approach can actually be engaging. Exhibit A: Romania’s official Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language Film, Beyond the Hills—a story of two friends separated by faith. When Alina (Cristina Flutur) arrives at the Romanian monastery where novice nun Voichita (Cosmina Stratan) resides, she tries to convince her pal to flee with her to Germany. Yet Voichita’s newfound faith...
Ladies, assemmmmble! (Picture that said in a Ron Burgundy voice. It's funnier.) The PVD Lady Project, founded in 2011 by badass entrepreneurs Julie Sygiel and Sierra Barter, functions as an "old girls' network" for Providence, RI-area movers and shakers. On Saturday, April 13, the PVD Lady Project is puttin' on the Lady Project Summit, an epic day-long conference chock-full of inspiring speakers and hands-on workshops. From 9am to 7pm, you can network and nosh with some of the most creative and interesting lady entrepreneurs on the East...