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If you’ve ever checked out the [ETC] category of Craigslist’s jobs section, you’ve seen them, interspersed between dog-walking gigs and ONLINE SURVEYS IN ALL CAPS: the ubiquitous call for egg donors. They’re looking for Jewish women, Asian women, East Indian and Italian women, women with blue eyes and high SAT scores. Most ads promise compensation in the $4,000 – $10,000 range, and in the summer of 2011, I was a postgrad who had just moved to New York ... Read More
  As if taking normal iPhone pictures of strangers was not invasive enough, the “Peek- I” takes voyeurism to a whole new level. No one is fooled into believing that “Spy Cam Peek-I” is for taking pictures “discretely at a 90 degree angle” for the sake of being the next James Bond…which is the current sell featured on the gadget’s Indigogo campaign. (via: Indiegogo) Peek- I--which has not only graced the ... Read More
I began taking comedy classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) a few weeks ago, and let me tell you, they let just about anyone willing to fork over money into those classes, so don’t hold your comedic expectations too high, okay?! I have, however, had the luck of meeting some really talented people, who I plan on name- dropping into conversations in the future while saying, “I knew them when…”(via: Facebook) One of these super ... Read More
In case you needed further proof that dogs are human souls in adorable furry packages, look no further than Lynn Terry's photo series of dogs in a photo booth. Apparently humans aren't the only mammals capable of posing for an adorable series of quick shoots that make your heart melt. Look at that range of emotion! Hopefully you are smiling a little wider after that beautiful display of genuine puppy love. Thanks to Twisted Sifter and ... Read More
Our favorite “attractive & fat” blogger, Jes Baker, is going to Tucson on April 5th! Baker is bringing about the change she wishes to see in the world with the Body Love Conference at the University of Arizona Memorial Student Union. The conference is an all-day event comprised of workshops and presentations focused on body positivity, the beauty myth, and intersectional representations of beauty, among many other social norms that riddle our ... Read More