Gentlemen Prefer… Malibu Barbie?

"Ladies, meet my MILLIONAIRES!" Patti Stanger shouts before a group of gussied up women in cocktail dresses. Then, in walk the 2 fellows who are millionaires and who now get to pick from the cleavage and hair extension smögåsbord. I find it revolting and yet I can't look away. Yes, my name is Brenda and my guilty pleasure du jour is watching The Millionaire Matchmaker! … [Read more...]

People Gotta Have Dreams (now shut up and be happy)

Do you feel pressure to be happy? I am irresistibly drawn to anything that promises to make my life better. “Ten ways to wake up feeling good”, “The 12 most energizing foods”, “5 habits that keep you young”… you know I’m clicking on all that! Ironically, instead of giving me awesome tools for living my life, these articles usually leave me feeling stressed out. … [Read more...]

8 Things I Learned from Jenna Marbles

Jenna who? If you're asking yourself this question then you likely are not a teenaged girl. That's ok, neither am I. Let me explain... Jenna Marbles is sort of like the Buffy Summers (a.k.a Buffy the Vampire Slayer) of the vlogosphere. Despite looking like the stereotypical "hot chick" (in fact, she's worked as a bar promo girl and gogo dancer), she dramatically defies expectations. She may not be slaying vampires and saving the world (yet), but … [Read more...]