Category Archives: Women men and fashion

The Trendiness Trend

Paleo Retiree writes: Could be wrong, but I’m pretty sure that this is the first time I’ve run across the adjective “trendy” being used (non-ironically, anyway) as an enticement. Is calling something “trendy” and meaning it as praise becoming a trend?

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Movie Clip Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Miriam Hopkins and Claudette Colbert sing “Jazz Up Your Lingerie” from Ernst Lubitsch’s THE SMILING LIEUTENANT (1931).

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Twink Chic?

Paleo Retiree writes: Some ads that caught my attention as I’ve made my usual rounds in NYC in recent days: Twinks are in? And even black guys now open their mouths like women and wear buns? Of course we who visit … Continue reading

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Unexpected Celebrity Perfumes, Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: Every celebrity has their own fragrance nowadays. And frankly, those of us who appreciate the art of perfumery generally don’t think much of star-hyped scents: the lion’s share of their budget tends to go toward packaging and … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Two weeks after the marriage, I knew it was a mistake. All we had in common was movies, sex, and hamburgers. — Bettie Page on her second husband as quoted in BETTIE PAGE REVEALS ALL, currently streaming on … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Do It Today

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The amusing thing about this is that it’s intended as pro-woman. Tex even preemptively scolds men for being turned off by the idea of women avoiding work in order to give them massages and make coffee. 1967. … Continue reading

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Choose Your Own Caption

Eddie Pensier writes: Dearest readers, do kindly take a long, appraising look at the recently revealed opening ceremony uniforms for Scotland’s Commonwealth Games athletes. Observe what has been done to this group of fit, attractive young people. Let it sink in. … Continue reading

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