| Aug 2, 2012
| 10:49 PM
It’s been difficult to come to terms with my masculinity, all 260 pounds of grotesque mannishness.
I do so love getting makeovers at the hands of my 7-year-old daughter, but when a perfectly applied coat of crème foundation is marred by a 5 o&...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:16 AM
BERLIN - The indelible image of the former East German Olympic female swimmer: big, burly and unbeatable.
After the Berlin Wall fell, former swimming coaches confirmed that the freakishly masculine women had taken steroids under the Stasi-run sports...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Melky Cabrera, the San Francisco Giants’ All-Star outfielder, has tested positive for a banned substance and has been suspended for 50 games.
Cabrera tested positive for testosterone, one of the 70 steroids listed as banned by the MLB. In a...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:00 PM
I signed another sympathy card last week for the family of a wonderful female golden retriever that died from mammary adenocarcinoma (breast cancer). This type of cancer would most certainly have been prevented if she had been spayed at an appropriate...
| Dec 2, 2012
On the corner of Division and Dearborn, the shadows creep up the fronts of buildings as a neighborhood changes its skin.
The moms pushing the strollers head for home. The old ladies in puffy coats walk their little white dogs back to their condos for...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Squirrelfriends, they don't call "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" the best show on TV for nothing. Well, I don't call it that for nothing.
It's taken a few episodes to really get rolling, but now we're down to the wire and this week, things got...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:30 AM
I've been out of the sex game for a while, save for a very casual relationship that happens sporadically. However, I met a girl recently and sex is imminent. I'm excited about it but worried because I'm having a hard time letting people touch me, just...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:27 PM
If retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus had gotten an occasional dose of supplemental oxytocin, a brain chemical known to promote trust and bonding, he might still be director of the Central Intelligence Agency, new research suggests.
A study published...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:00 AM
From guest blogger Liz Atwood: Now I know why I've lost interest in shopping, wearing jewelry and painting my nails. I thought I was just busy, but a new study says my boys may have changed my brain.
The report published last week finds that women who...
| Aug 30, 2011
Ours has been the summer of extreme marital discontent. From Arnold Schwarzenegger's love child to Anthony Weiner's tweets to J.Lo's divorce No. 3, dysfunction and discord have been writ large.
So what does that mean for regular folks? The ones whose...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Family members of a teenager shot to death in Evanston in 2007 were angered Wednesday when a judge sentenced the killer to just 10 years …...