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On Big-Girl Bras and why I've never liked Kathie Lee Gifford

Uh, in what world is THIS not sexy? (image courtesy of

Imagine a beautiful, voluptuous woman going to meet a lunch date wearing nothing but sexy red lingerie under her trenchcoat.  If you’re the woman, you feel empowered, strong and just a little naughty.  If you’re the guy she’s going to meet, you’re probably [...]

Taking the lid off Pandora's Box: #WetJamesFranco and celibacy

Blame it on #WetJamesFranco, an entity that I created solely to deal with my reaction to photographs from the actor James Franco‘s new Gucci campaign.  One of my friends posted a link to Facebook or Twitter or something like that and I haven’t been able to stop drooling since.  Or thinking about sex.

Photo courtesy of [...]

Hair-raising issues

My hair is an old, disobedient dog. . .It goes where it wants, indoors or out, and generally exasperates me to the point that I want to get rid of it. [...]

My Fashion Manifesto

And Donatella still looks better than the woman I saw on the beach today

Style and fashion are not the central themes of this blog, but sometimes (actually all the time) I just have to call ‘em as I see ‘em, and I’ve got to talk about people’s clothes.  I realize that I am not above [...]

Pick up your damn pants

If you wore this outside, you deserve to be put on blast.

A version of this article, as featured in The New York Times on September 25, 2009.  Click here to see it.

In general, I make it a habit not to come in contact with men’s underwear.  I guess I’ve heard too many stories about [...]