Holiday shopping got you down? We’ve got editors’ picks for everyone on your list.
Amy Poehler and her comedy collaborator Rachel Dratch break it down as only old friends can.
By Rachel Dratch
Remembering the era when Reno “divorce ranches” helped unhappily married women start new lives.
By Priya Jain
Delicious gifts you can DIY!
By Lisa Butterworth and Caroline Hwang
A hands-on guide to tackling marriage, childbirth, and even the death of a loved one your own way.
By Erin DeJesus
Supercool looks for sporty winter chillin’.
Photos by Danielle St. Laurent, styling by Leila Wolford
Hooray for Gemma Ray; The Lady Aye trades in purging for sword swallowing; straighten up and skate right with Derby Lite; and more.
She-bonics Tracey Emin, Diablo Cody, Trina, and Hillary Clinton get their gab on. By Whitney Dwire
Pop Quiz We’re just wild about Ringwald. By Emily Rems
Boy du Jour The Mighty Boosh is on the loose! By Jenni Miller
Hot Dates Spend the season of celebration at these winter destinations. By Libby Zay
Build a batch of dreamcatchers; mind-boggling apartment gardening; gym tips for thick chicks; and more.
Old School Granny Ella’s sticky date pudding. By Suzanne Cooper
Buy or DIY Hand-spin yarn like they do on the farm. By Megan LaCore and Callie Watts
Tamera Ferro’s got style from her shoes to her ’do; take a chance on Alabama’s look from True Romance; homemade perfume that’ll make you swoon; and more.
BUST Test Kitchen Our interns pop a boner for hair mask, deodorant, and tea tree toner.
Page O’ Shit Long johns for every Jane. By Callie Watts
Don’t call it a comeback—boudoir photography’s been here for years; and more.
Ask Aunt Betty and Cousin Carlin Get it goin’ on till the break of dawn.
One-Handed Read Flavor of Love. By Letty James
Pop Tart Plus-sized girls break into reality TV world. By Wendy McClure
Museum of Femoribilia Women used to include home mechanics in their bag of tricks. By Lynn Peril
News From a Broad Female DUIs on the rise. By Laura Krafft
Eat Me Finger-lickin’ finger foods. By Chef Rossi
Mother Superior Invented Spelling leaves kids at a loss for words. By Ayun Halliday
Around the World in 80 Girls What could be finer than a trip to Asheville, North Carolina? By Erica Stepanian
X Games Stop Staring at Me. By Deb Amlen
Music Reviews; plus girl-band news from Everett True!
Movies It took a Queen to Play The Young Victoria under the Serious Moonlight.
Books Reviews; plus Penny Arcade on her new book of plays.
The Last Laugh Truth or Dare with Tammy. By Esther Pearl Watson