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Tag Archive | "Money"

The Three Make-or-Break Issues In Every Relationship

Wednesday, April 9, 2014


Reader Blah Blah Blacksheep (best username ever, by the way!) said the following in response to our post Your Call ‚Äď He‚Äôs Kinky, She‚Äôs Vanilla, Is the Relationship Doomed? Money, sex, and kids are the three make-or-break things in every relationship. A spender will have a hard time being with a saver. Two dominants or [...]

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10 Thoughts on The Wolf of Wall Street

Tuesday, January 28, 2014


photo via IMDB 1. Not since Requiem for a Dream have drugs looked so unfun. 2. This was billed as a black comedy. Which part was supposed to be funny, again? 3. Okay, so the part where Jonah Hill whips out his (prosthetic) dong in the middle of a party and starts jacking off to [...]

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Comment of the Week: It’s Hard Out There for a Sugar Baby

Wednesday, June 19, 2013


EMandLo.com regular Johnny said the following in response to our post “Blog Snog: Are Sugar Daddies Just a Myth?” Oh, sugar daddies and mommas are absolutely real. Most people just don‚Äôt have what it takes to be a sugar baby. The sugar baby reality is that you‚Äôll probably have to exchange sex for money with [...]

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Marrying Up Is on the Way Down

Monday, April 16, 2012

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Is there any generation that doesn’t consider itself a watershed? We’re suckers for studies that prove we were born at a true turning point. Research by the¬†Institute for Public Policy Research — a¬†lefty, UK-based think tank — shows that “marrying up” is becoming a thing of the past, and the change really started with women [...]

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What’s the Difference Between a Sugar Daddy and a John?

Friday, August 12, 2011


Winston Churchill gets a lot of posthumous credit for witticisms he never uttered, including the exchange below. We’re disappointed to learn it wasn’t Mr. Churchill who said this — apparently he was quite gallant in conversation with women — but we’re going to quote it anyway because the message doesn’t change: Churchill: Madam, would you [...]

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Gay Married Couples Refuse to Lie on Taxes

Monday, April 11, 2011


photo by janet calcaterra RefuseToLie.org is an effort to take a stand against the federal government’s refusal to recognize gay marriages across the country. As it is now, the IRS calls for gay couples who are legally married in states that recognize the union to file as “single” — and some people aren’t going to [...]

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Why Do Lesbians Earn More Than Straight Women?

Thursday, January 6, 2011


photo by janet calcaterra Research shows that lesbian women earn more than straight women — even when you control for the facts that lesbian women tend to be¬†better-educated, more likely to be white, live in cities, have fewer children, and more likely to be professionals. So how to explain this wage gap? Economics professor¬†Marina Adshade [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate, What’s Involved in Egg Donation?

Wednesday, July 21, 2010


photo by woodleywonderworks Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, There’s been an ad for egg donors in the paper for the last few weeks. [...]

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Your Call: Is It Okay to Always Let Him Pay?

Tuesday, June 22, 2010


photo by mangpages Share your advice for this reader in the comments section below‚Ķ Dear Em & Lo, I’ve recently started seeing this older guy. So far we’ve been on three dates, and he always insists on paying for everything. I feel a bit guilty, but on the other hand he does have a pretty [...]

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Confessions of a “Millionaire Matchmaker” Millionaire

Thursday, March 4, 2010

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One of our Wise Guys, Tyler Barnett, recently went on Bravo’s reality show, “The Millionaire Matchmaker” (his episode re-airs next Tuesday, March 16th at 5pm — set your TiVos; you can watch a clip above). So we just had to give him the third degree: Why, oh why, would you ever go on this show? [...]

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