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Doublex
March 14 2011 6:54 AMWombTubeThe odd and addictive videos of women who reveal their pregnancy test results online.
The XX Factor
Sept. 29 2010 9:42 AMReassessing She-Ra, 25 Years Later
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Aug. 12 2010 11:10 AMHow "Cougar Town" Is a Matriarchal Society
Doublex
April 27 2010 7:04 AMWhat's an Abortion Doula?They're strangers who will hold your hand while you go under the knife.
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March 22 2010 7:02 AMThrill of the HaulThe secret joy of displaying your shopping sprees on YouTube.
Doublex
Feb. 11 2010 9:36 AMExile from GrrrlvilleWhat happened to all the angry, powerful women in '90s rock?
Summer Movies
June 26 2007 12:38 PMLeisure and InnocenceThe eternal appeal of the stoner movie.
Dvd extras
Dec. 7 2006 3:13 PMWhen Brenda Walsh Was YoungThe revolutionary first season of Beverly Hills, 90210.
Dvd extras
July 20 2006 7:02 AMMy Dad Lives in a Downtown HotelThe subtle brilliance of the After School Special.
Music
March 31 2006 1:00 PMWe're Soaring! We're Flying!For every generation, there is a musical.
Doublex
Dec. 27 2010 3:35 PMThe Quotable Diana VreelandHow the longtime Vogue editor changed fashion-speak.
Doublex
Sept. 2 2010 6:54 AMThe Secret Life of the American Teenage Rock StarA review of Kristin Hersh's memoir, Rat Girl.
Doublex
June 10 2010 12:24 PMHitting the Racks, Not the BottleA review of former model Avis Cardella's shopping-addiction memoir, Spent.
Doublex
April 2 2010 6:41 AMSvengalis and Signature LooksA guide to girl-band-movie clichés.
Doublex
Feb. 26 2010 11:26 AMKelly Cutrone Is My GuruThe Kell on Earth star is more than just a reality TV diva—she's a spiritual leader.
Dvd extras
Jan. 26 2010 11:06 AMBring It On. And On. And On.How a sleeper hit about cheerleading became a direct-to-DVD franchise. Plus: which sequel is best.
Dvd extras
Feb. 22 2007 12:37 PMThe Slacker Movie's Quarterlife CrisisMutual Appreciation and The Puffy Chair reveal a genre stuck in a rut.
Music
Aug. 4 2006 6:47 AMLast Exit for Sleater-KinneyNotes on the break-up of an iconic band.
Television
May 8 2006 6:39 AM7th Heaven Goes to HeavenSaying farewell to the longest-running family drama in TV history.

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