Yesterday, Angelina Jolie revealed that she'd had a double mastectomy as a preventive measure against a family history of breast cancer, amidst worldwide kudos and admiration.
But on Facebook and other places, some were not convinced.
"Her breasts were sagging," said one ex "friend" of mine, "so s ... More >>
Drag star Hedda Lettuce entertained that theory in her holiday show, "Lettuce Rejoice," which I saw at the Metropolitan Room last night.
In fact, Hedda sang a whole song about it, to the tune of "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town."
(Sample lyrics, aimed at poor Madge: "You'd better watch out, you'd b ... More >>
I think of Angela Lansbury as a lot of things--talented, charming, accomplished--but wildly sexual is not usually one of them.
But below, thanks to the kids at All That Chat, are the highlights from an '80s video she did to promote sexuality after menopause.
It was sort of the original Hope Spring ... More >>
I know Mitt's a total joke, but how about the wife?
Would she make the experience of a Republican White House any easier to swallow?
Well, here are some wiki-facts about her--some inspiring, some not--to help you decide:
The Mormon missionary rules allowed her only two brief visits with Mitt and ... More >>
Rick Santorum doesn't think that insurance companies should have to pay for a simple diagnostic test that determines whether a baby will be born sick or severely disabled.
Santorum, who is so anti-abortion that he would make his own daughter carry a rape-baby to term, thinks that amniocente ... More >>
Yesterday, Runnin' Scared brought you news of a pink gun -- marketed as a fundraising partnership with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation -- on sale for 429 bucks at a Seattle Firearms dealer.
Late in the afternoon, a Komen spokeswoman told reporters that the breast cancer advocacy group h ... More >>
Back in the old days, before gender equality and such things, women who drank excessively were considered untoward, ill sots, the kind you wouldn't bring home to your mother, who only had a small sip of sherry when feeling poorly and then spat it out immediately. But today, the world has embr ... More >>
Audit: Women might die waiting for their mammograms
City Controller John C. Liu said that hundreds of New York's women will face dangerous waits for mammograms, according to the Spanish-language daily.
Liu's announcement is the result of an internal audit of nine Health and Hospitals Corpo ... More >>
Not so cute in reality.Scientists, who clearly do not want us to be happy, are again reminding us of a link between oral sex and BAD THINGS. This time, cancer. There's "strong evidence" linking oral sex to cancer, scientists have said, yet again. In fact, in the U.S., oral sex has surpassed t ... More >>
Stress abounds in the life of a documentary filmmaker, especially when the work involves gritty subjects like police brutality, globalization in Nicaragua, and the 1992 L.A. riots. Award winning director Liz Canner is proud to call those documentaries her own, but when the topics left her ree ... More >>
Your fried chicken, pinkwashed to perfection.Practically in the same breath as launching its Double Down Sandwich stunt, KFC debuted its Buckets for the Cure campaign, which promises to donate 50 cents from every pink bucket sold to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. Since April 5, t ... More >>
The Cancer Vixen herself. Photo by Jeremy Balderston.
When graphic novelist Marisa Acocella Marchetto was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, she didn't have health insurance. But she had supportive friends and doctors, a good strong will -- and a creative outlet that also helped get her ... More >>