The Straight Dope: Who decided women should shave their legs and underarms? – “The gist of the article is that U.S. women were browbeaten into shaving underarm hair by a sustained marketing assault that began in 1915. (Leg hair came… more
Dear Ms. McLinn: In ESPN’s The Body issue (their answer to SI’s infamous Swimsuit edition), an article ran about licentious behavior in the Olympic Village. Put together a thousand young people with high energy levels and incredibly toned bodies and… more
Name of debut release: HELL ON WHEELS Release date: 08/07/2012 Publisher: Sourcebooks 2 sentence summary: A group of ex-military men who pose as simple motorcycle mechanics take on the jobs too hot for Uncle Sam to handle. And Nate “Ghost”… more
Dear Ms. Roberts– I am baffled why such a good book has such a stupid title. Really, I am. When I first saw your book The Legendary Playboy Surgeon I snorted. The cover is awful–some dark-haired dude wearing oversized aviators… more
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson finds love with prince – Telegraph – “The former lover of, among others, Alexander Spencer-Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough’s nephew, says aspiring princesses would be well advised to look to mainland Europe. “In European countries, there are more… more
Your Scandalous Ways by Loretta Chase. $1.99. From Jacket Copy: James Cordier is all blue blood and entirely dangerous. He’s a master of disguise, a brilliant thief, a first-class lover—all for King and Country—and, by gad, he’s so weary of… more
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