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Tag Archive | "Pop Culture"

10 Emo Love Songs for Your Inner Angsty Teen

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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by Caithlin Pena for YourTango The 90s to the mid-2000′s was an era of pop/punk/alternative rock music. Punk rock bands spoke to the youth through songs about not fitting in, anger and angst, taboo areas like depression and suicide, and of course, romance and heartbreak. So when Buzzfeed released this list last year, the teenager in me cried from the nostalgia. Even though I [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelorette” (Kaitlyn’s First Dates)

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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via ABC.com The Bachelor/ette franchise may have finally been completely ruined for us last nigth after Amy Schumer’s guest appearance during one of Kaitlyn’s group dates. That’s how brilliant she was, turning the show into what it really should be, what it was meant to be. Schumer was her usual, inappropriately hilarious self, but it’s [...]

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The Forthcoming Slut-Shaming of the Bachelorette

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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Last night, during part two of the season premiere, Bachelor Nation quickly learned that the producers had in fact stacked the deck against Britt to ensure Kaitlyn would take her rightful place as The Bachelorette. But even being staunch supporters of the Kaitlyn campaign did not make watching Britt’s unceremonious dismissal enjoyable. The Highlander gimmick [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The BacheloretteS” (Kaitlyn & Britt’s Season Premiere)

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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Life began again last night with the premiere of ABC’s “The Bachelorette”– or should we say, “The BacheloretteS”? After all, this season’s big twist was pitting last season’s two favorites — Kaitlyn Potty-Mouth Bristowe and Britt Insincerity’s-My-Middle-Name Nillson — against each other in a Highlander-esque cocktail party where they had to outcharm 25 fairly unimpressive [...]

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5 Signs You’re Dating a Pickup Artist

Thursday, May 14, 2015

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You’re a straight woman, and you like this guy. You have fun, you have chemistry, and then you have sex. At which point, he seems to disappear. But not totally. Sound familiar? Chances are he’s read the Pick Up Artist lit and is following it to a T. Below, read up on the 5 tell-tale [...]

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6 Ways Technology Has Altered Your Love Life

Thursday, May 14, 2015

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by Kylie M. for YourTango | photo via Flickr Behold, the wonders of the Internet — changing your love life one social network, dating site and app at a time. Communicating with partners is more instant than ever before — but possibly also more complicated. According to our recent Dating In The Digital Age survey, 75% of you have experienced lovers’ [...]

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Blog Snog: Men’s Bulges Are the New Female Boobs

Friday, May 8, 2015

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YourTango: How to peacefully divorce (and spare the kids heartache). Pop Sugar: 20 signs men’s bulges are the new female boobs. The Frisky: “My vagina is not a receptacle.” Nerve: On British Feminist artist Linder Sterling’s 1980′s porn collages. 150 Shades of Play: Got spring fever? Embrace your inner Christian without losing an eye… or your sense of [...]

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Understanding Islamic Feminism

Thursday, May 7, 2015

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“Islamic feminist.” Sounds like an oxymoron, right? But this week’s episode of the PRI radio show “America Abroad,” produced and written by (our amazing friend) Mia Lobel, will get you thinking. This fascinating hourlong podcast called “Understanding Islamic Feminism” covers feminist reinterpreters of the Koran in Egypt, Morocco’s most progressive family law in the East (which makes it [...]

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Questioning the Kink in the “Fifty Shades” Movie, in Honor of Its Digital/DVD Release

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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When Fifty Shades of Grey first hit screens this past February, our friend and colleague Gwynne Watkins — who writes for Yahoo, often awesomely about movies — interviewed us about how realistic the kink was. In honor of the movie’s digital & DVD release this week, we’re publishing the initial, unedited and unabridged email questions we exchanged [...]

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Wedding Gift Idea: Intimate Art Kit

Thursday, April 30, 2015

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This has been around for a few years, but the unique product launching site The Grommet just re-featured it in a recent newsletter: The Love Is Art Kit – a way for couples to make abstract art with their naked bodies while they get it on. Jeremy Brown, the South African-born artist who’s created the kit, has been [...]

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