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The Stripped Word and Naked Girls

Leslie Zemeckis | Posted 03.29.2016 | Chicago
Leslie Zemeckis

Naked Girls Reading sounded like a fabulous evening; naked beauties sitting around reading literature to a paid audience. What a novel idea for a literary salon. But which came first, the nudity or the literature?

I Have A Love-Hate Relationship With My Waxer

Abby Heugel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Women
Abby Heugel

Why I feel I can trust someone with eyebrows drawn in with a pencil to apply hot wax to my face and rip my own eyebrows out, I have no idea. But I do, and it always makes me feel better.

Off the Grid: Los Angeles' Hidden Gems for Getting Gorgeous

Susan Michals | Posted 04.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Susan Michals

Getting gorgeous in Los Angeles can be a wonderful, star-filled experience, but it can also be a frustrating exercise in financial futility. Here's a short list of where to go and who to see in Los Angeles to get gorgeous top to bottom -- without forking over your entire paycheck.

City Cracks Down On Overpriced Manicures...For Men

Posted 05.23.2012 | New York

In post-metrosexual America, plenty of dudes (see: Charles Barkley) are getting manicures, pedicures and waxes. And for years in New York, salons ...

Afghan Women: Has Anything Really Changed?

Patricia O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patricia O'Connor

There is no doubt that the Taliban threat is real and constant. While it is true that they have hindered progress, and created an environment of fear, instability and violence, that is not the entire picture.

LA Spa Week is Coming

Tara Settembre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tara Settembre

It seems everyone is familiar with Restaurant Week, but there is also a Spa Week in Los Angeles and Orange County, and it starts next week.

Jason Linkins

Internal WaPo Newsletter With Charles Pelton Interview Disappears From Web

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Apparently, WaPo editor Marcus Brauchli was lying "when he told the NYT that he didn't know the paper's controversial corporate-sponsored dinner parties would be off-the-record." And guess what else?

What Did Washington Post Editor Know About Salons -- and When Did He Know It?

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

The New York Times carried a rare Postscript in Saturday's paper, raising questions about whether it is charging the top Washington Post editor, Marcus Brauchli, with not telling the truth.