Beauty
Wise Guys
Do Men Even Notice What Women Wear?

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Do guys care about what a woman wears, or is she basically just dressing to impress herself and her fellow females (and perhaps her gay friends)?“ Straight Single Guy (Chris DiClerico): Yes we do. We don’t necessarily care about brand names, the […]

Confessions
Comment of the Week: 4 Ways Men Can Seem Taller

In response to a question from a reader this week about a study saying women are only attracted to men 6 feet tall and up, Johnny — one of our MVP commenters — propped him up pretty perfectly: HA! Bullshit. Short guy here, reporting that I’ve always done just fine. If you’ve got a thing for […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: How Much of a Factor Is Height in Male Attractiveness?

photo by Ranjit Laxman Photography We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.  Submit Your Own […]

Confessions
Comment of the Month: Do NOT Try This at Home!

We’ve gotten some outrageous letters over the years: one from the guy asking us if he could get STDs from the corpses he was having sex with at the morgue; another from a couple inquiring how they could get their German Shepard to have consensual sex with the woman while the man watched. We try […]

Websites
Photos of the Week: Lip Pics by Olena Chernenko

Generally speaking, Olena Chernenko creates surreal, Alice in Wonderland-style images (check her out on Getty Images). Specifically, she seems to be a bit obsession with lips: plump, painted, just kissed, about to be kissed, used or even abused. The result is mouth-watering photography… #125144053 / gettyimages.com #125143084 / gettyimages.com #117144547 / gettyimages.com #108317106 / gettyimages.com […]

Polls
Question of the Week: Who’s the Hottest World Cup Player?

photo via Flickr Riots, schmiots — let’s get to what really matters: who’s the hottest World Cup player? Seriously, we want to know. List your top picks in the comments below, even if they’re already out of the running by now. (If we get enough nominations, we’ll run a hot-off in poll-form next week.) MORE […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Do All Young Men Shave Their Chests Now?

We get a lot of questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to respond to a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your thoughts in the comments section.  Dear Em & Lo, Are all men in […]

How To
5 Reasons to Wear Lingerie (Especially If You’re Not the Type)

LELO’s Halter Camisole (on sale now for half off) We are not ones to put more undue pressure on women (or men for that matter, though they could use some more time in high heels) to live up to some unrealistic ideal of style and beauty. If you’re comfortable in an old worn oversized cotton […]

Toys
Win a Mother’s Day Feel-Good Package from Tess & James!

sponsored post Tess & James is a new, small batch production company specializing in feel good products made from ingredients that are gentle on the skin, nice to your nose, and free of artificial colors, artificial flavors and preservatives. They believe that taking time to care for yourself enables you to give lovingly to others. So Tess & […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: What’s the Difference Between Make-Up & Photoshop?

photo via Flickr We get a lot of questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to respond to a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your deep thoughts in the comments section.  Submit Your Own Question […]

News
What We Talk About When We Talk About Angelina Jolie’s Boobs

photo via Flickr Angelina Jolie wrote an op ed in the New York Times today about her decision to have a preventive double mastectomy in order to greatly reduce her risk of breast cancer, which she had an almost 90% chance of getting due to a “faulty” gene (BRCA1) which greatly predisposes carriers to the disease. Her acting […]

Uncategorized
What’s Your Take on Chest Hair?

photo via Flickr Do you shave your male chest hair / expect your male partner to shave his chest hair?

Confessions
Comment of the Week: Love a Woman As Is

Egon Schiele, Reclining Female Nude with Violet Stockings, 1910 Pierre, in response to the post “10 Reasons Your ‘Ugly Vagina’ Is Normal and Gorgeous”: Vulvas, just like breasts, just look their best when they are NATURAL. I really hate the tendency nowadays for the shaved look and the trimmed lips, there’s nothing left! I agree with […]

Pop Culture
Morgan Spurlock’s New Doc, “Mansome”

Tickets go on sale today for Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary, MANSOME, as part of the 2012 Tribeca Film Fesitval — but only for American Express cardholders (Amex is a founding sponsor of the festival). The rest of you plebes can order tickets next Monday for the screenings which start on Saturday, April 21st and run through the following […]

Personal Essays
Confession: I’m a Pubic Hair Pusher Who Occasionally Goes Bare

photo via flickr A contributor friend of ours who recently graduated college (and wishes to remain anonymous) has a confession to make: For three consecutive years, I participated in my university’s production of The Vagina Monologues. The piece I performed was entitled “Hair.” The moral of this story? You have to love hair in order […]

Pop Culture
It’s You, Perfected! The Power of Photoshop

There are many reasons not to read women’s magazines. One of the biggies? All the retouched photos. The genetic mutants we call models and celebrities can beat the shit out your average Jane’s self image, but Photoshop can chop it up with chainsaw. This before and after cover of Red Book from a few years ago thanks to Jezebel.com […]