July 13, 2017

"You're wasting away," my boss said looking me up and down. "You look fantastic!"

With her PhD and life experience, perhaps she should have known better. But this highly accomplished professional woman was just telling me what she'd spent her entire life being condition...

June 27, 2017

While researching this article, I started a Facebook thread asking why women ‘hate’ Mia Freedman. It was an inflammatory and limited statement that I now regret, but there was no shortage of response. Many who commented had not listened to her notorious podcast intervi...

June 27, 2017

There's nothing more cringe-worthy than Gwyneth Paltrow telling the story about the first time she met celebrity fitness guru Tracy Anderson.

"I met Tracy and she was this force from the second I met her. She pulled my pants off. I'll never forget it. She was like, 'Oh,...

June 27, 2017

There's this independent Melbourne clothing label I was once a teeny bit obsessed with. I even met the designer for, like, two seconds and she looked so cool, kind of like Pat Benatar at her peak with a hint of David Bowie thrown in for a bit of hipster irony.

I'm talki...

June 27, 2017

I was offered a job as a topless barmaid once. Buying a bottle of wine at one of those inner-city old man/biker pubs that is now a yuppified local, the owner leered at my chest and asked if I wanted a job. Twenty-five dollars an hour to pour beers with my boobs footloo...

June 26, 2017

A TYPICAL morning in Scott and Amy’s house goes something like this: Cook breakfast, make school lunches, yell at the kids to brush their teeth before school. Amy reminds Scott that it’s his turn to watch the kids tonight while she goes on a date with one of her severa...

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