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WATCH: When A Man Tries To Start A Women's Magazine

Posted 09.19.2013 | Women

When a man who doesn't understand much about women tries to start a lady mag, he faces some very particular challenges. New Jersey-based comedian E...

My Mother, By The Numbers

The Hairpin | Posted 09.14.2012 | Women

It’s August and it’s San Francisco so it’s cold. While I’m walking home from work there’s a call from a Portland number I don’t recognize....

The Time I Tried To Blend In With A Bunch Of Teenage Girls

The Hairpin | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women

It’s no secret that I love Regina Spektor. From casual conversations to internet comment sections, I constantly remind anyone who'll listen how impo...

Look Mom, No Bra: The Case For Letting It All Hang Out

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 01.27.2012 | Women

They lift us up. They bring us down. They were famously (but not really) burnt in protest -- and have often fanned the flames of controversy since. Th...

Take The Culturally Biased SAT

thehairpin.com | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

Hello and welcome to the Culturally Biased SAT: Hip-Hop Edition. This exam will help you most if you take it under as adverse conditions as possible....