Only two things remotely surprised me about this Village Voice article , the latest entry into the tired "Women, stop being so picky or you'll end up alone" genre: That the author failed to drop a Bridget Jones cliche in among the Carrie Bradshaw, Eat Pray Love , and Lori Gottlieb references in her essay from this week's issue, and that the alt-weekly's editors thought the concept new or interesting enough to merit a cover story.
TODAY IN SLATE
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.