It’s Time to Stop Caring About Celebrity Breakups

This week, news broke that actors Anna Faris and Chris Pratt were separating after eight years of marriage. As the headline in Elle magazine signaled (and many upset Twitter users noted), “Love is dead.” Why do we care so much about celebrity break-ups? Consider the long-running saga that is (or was) the partnership of Angelina … Continued


Taylor Swift is Right About How to Break Up

Taylor Swift isn’t perhaps the most obvious person you might turn to for relationship advice. Swift’s best known topic for musical inspiration is heartbreak, and she’s had many failed romances over the years. In one of her most recent hits she sings, “Got a long list of ex-lovers; they’ll tell you I’m insane; ‘cause you … Continued


What the Museum of Broken Relationships Tells Us about Love

In Croatia there is a warehouse of discarded objects masquerading as artifacts called the Museum of Broken Relationships. The conceit of the museum is this: Disgruntled lovers around the world share objects from past love affairs along with details about how the objects tell the story behind the demise of the relationship. The museum, which … Continued


Facebook Ex’s and Oh’s

  Bravo, Facebook! I’d never expect to write those words but alas, the social media conglomerate has finally done right by their users. I’m not talking about Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan’s pledge of roughly $45 billion to philanthropic causes after the birth of their baby daughter. No, what’s impressed me is the recent … Continued


Tim Tebow Wins Without Scoring

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, news broke that quarterback Tim Tebow and former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo, who had been dating since October, have gone their separate ways. Ordinarily, this would register as only a minor blip on the celebrity gossip Richter scale, except for one unusual detail that set the internet afire: Apparently Culpo left … Continued

Celebrities, Entertainment, Sports

Robin Thicke Takes the High Road

Poor Robin Thicke. His latest album Paula is a certified flop, selling a measly 24,000 units in the United States its debut week. Coming after his highly successful Blurred Lines, which sold 177,000 units its debut week in July 2013, this is no doubt quite a surprise to the soft-voiced R&B singer. What’s interesting is … Continued

Entertainment, Music

Dealing With the Post-Breakup Blues

You’ve probably heard the news that Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez split up. While teenage girls everywhere were probably delighted to learn of this development, one thing is for sure: Bieber and Gomez, the erstwhile young lovers, are now coping with post-breakup life. Breaking up is hard–especially when you’re young and especially when you’re in … Continued