Posts by Wesley Fok

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    “Just, whatever you do, don’t marry a woman with a career.”

    August 24th, 2006     by Wesley Fok     Comments

    Forbes appears to be in quite a spot of trouble after a controversial article from Michael Noer about the apparently dim prospect of marrying “career” women. The article, originally posted August 22 but subsequently taken down and reposted with a counterpoint,, contained some choice tidbits seemingly designed to raise the ire of working women everywhere: While everyone knows that marriage can be stressful, recent studies have found professional women are more likely to get divorced, more … READ MORE

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    Summer 2006 issue is up!

    July 22nd, 2006     by Wesley Fok     Comments

    New content from our latest issue, set to hit newsstands and mailboxes momentarily, is now up on the website! Check out the advice column on sexual harassment, which includes a page of additional resources that we couldn’t get into the print edition. We’ve also got this month’s mixtape courtesy of Controller.Controller’s Nirmala Basnayake, who not only sent us a pretty CD of her selections but also a set of liner notes. And of course there’s … READ MORE

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    “How do I explain feminism to my sister?”

    July 13th, 2006     by Wesley Fok     Comments

    AskMetafilter is the sister site to the massively popular community weblog Metafilter. It’s an advice site that covers a wide spectrum of topics, from “what laptop should I buy?” to “how do I come across as less condescending in e-mails?” to “are shifts in your political outlook inevitable as you get older?” Even if the question never gets answered satisfactorily, you can usually count on an engaging, intelligent conversation. So, AskMetafilter, how do you explain feminism … READ MORE

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    More juicy Shameless goodness

    June 4th, 2006     by Wesley Fok     Comments

    We’ve just put up on the website a couple of articles from last year’s summer and fall issues. Check ‘em out: Making The Cut (Fall 2005): Zoe Cormier explores a disquieting new trend in cosmetic surgery: the designer vagina. Nominated for a National Magazine Award! Broads On Boards (Summer 2005): Anna Leventhal meets the Skirtboarders, the all-female skate crew grinding rails and storming quarter pipes in Montreal. Sporting Goods (Fall 2005): Jennifer Besner gets a crash course in … READ MORE

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    Shameless v3.0

    May 1st, 2006     by Wesley Fok     Comments

    Well, after kicking up a lot of dust, tearing down some walls and rearranging the furniture, the new Shameless website is up! You’ll notice a lot of changes around here, which we hope will make the site easier to use and more interesting to read. For example, our old editors’ blog is now on the front page, so it’ll be easier than ever to keep up to date on the latest Shameless news—and all the … READ MORE

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