Posts Tagged: Things Not To Do

What To Do When You Pass Out In Hot Yoga

People drop things on the Internet and run all the time. So we have to ask. In this edition, writer and graduate student Jane Hu tells us more about an especially destructive session of hot yoga she recently experienced.

How Fainting At Hot Yoga Made Me Reevaluate My Life

— Jane Hu (@hujane) February 14, 2014

Jane! So what happened here? A little over two years ago, I bought a yoga mat. Sort of as a New Year’s resolution thing: “This year I’m really going to discover yoga!” My friend had taken me along to some of her hot yoga classes, and unlike ordinary [...]


When to Wear Pleated Pants (Mostly Never)

There are many wonderful types of pleats in human clothing. Men benefit from almost none of them. Women, they get several specific varieties of pleat, nearly all of them terrific. Cute little knife-pleat skirts that go whoosh! Dramatic dresses that bulge and shrink! Men get, what—an attractive way for shirt arms to narrow as they approach the cuff. Or a nice way to gather and "box" fabric just above the middle of your shoulder blades. Also, zzzzz.

Worse, pleats also come to harm us. The most odious affliction of mens' clothing is the reverse pleat at the front of many of your man-pants. Oh wow, you might [...]


Local Psychic Takes Money

A local woman was scammed out of thousands of dollars by a psychic, she claims-a New York magazine featured psychic! One with mediocre Yelp reviews! I don't understand how this could have happened. Sylvia Mitchell, doing business as Zena and located in the Upper Holland Tunnel Business District, was simply removed some blockages from this client, using jars full of (client-provided) 100-dollar bills, which promptly disappeared. Somehow there was also a shopping spree at Ralph Lauren? It's so annoying, all you want is your blockages removed using currency, and then someone steals it, and then you have to sue them in court and face the laughter [...]