” As a filmgoer, I appreciate Rogen and his cohorts for imbuing the modern comedy with a new, loose, improvisational style; I haven’t seen these guys onscreen before.Their highly human doughy physiques and open emotional wounds – witness the protagonist in Forgetting Sarah Marshall hysterically weeping through a breakup – make them a long-overdue counterpoint to untenably masculine movie stars like Brad Pitt and George Clooney.These guys lack ambition and openly admit their emotional retardation.
In the animal kingdom, the alpha male is the dominant member of the community. The betas are wingmen, collaborative and conciliatory. They do more in the house, and probably in the bedroom, because they know how to hasten the greater good.
The beta has poetry in him, and a touch of youthful idealism.
“We spend enough time staring and scrutinizing the things we hate most about ourselves,” says professional photographer Josée Caza, owner of boudoir photography studio Elisir.
“A different eye and perspective is a great and creative way to see how others see you – which is always, always a kinder interpretation.” So get a friend or lover to photograph you in a series of beautiful poses in your own home.
Grab a full-length mirror, turn on some music and you’re all set.
Tip: donate leftovers to a charitable organization near you. Take it off A tastefully executed nude photo shoot is a fun way to see your body in a sexy new light.
You don’t need a lot of time or money to feel beautiful. Score new goods without dropping a penny by hosting a clothing swap party.
Swap it Why wince at price tags when you can shop your friends’ closets for free?
A black-tie crowd of 250 powerful New Yorkers filed through a receiving line at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last night to pump the hand of a powerful Canadian whose name every third one of them seemed to mispronounce.