I.G. Advice: How PC is Enough PC?

Hi Charles, My boyfriend and I are coming to loggerheads over rules of PC-ness.  I often say the word “retarded” not meaning to offend actual mentally retarded people, just to mean “stupid.”  He says I should stop, but I like saying “retarded,” and the word just rolls off your tongue so nicely. Support Impossibly Glamorous!…

I.G. Advice: Sexy Dynamite Misses Her Man

Dear Charles, I’m going through a rather traumatic time and desperately need your love guru advice.  Just recently I’ve gone through a pretty nasty break up with my boyfriend of six months, who I’ve had a previous four year booty call relationship. Our breakup was caused by past trust issues, mental freak outs on my…

I.G. Advice: Don’t Diss Kansas City

Aren’t you from Kansas City?  That’s not glamorous at all.  Go find a tornado Dorothy and fly back to the trailer park you poser! Donavon in La Jolla, CA Thank you Donavon, for the Wizard of Oz joke.  HIGH-larious.  OK get it out of your system.  Charles is a Friend of Dorothy. Support Impossibly Glamorous! You…

I.G. Advice: Pregnant Woman Fears Workplace Stress

I am just finishing my first trimester of pregnancy.  This is my first pregnancy, and I am expecting twins.  The IVF drugs that helped me get pregnant ended up causing some complications, and I had to go on medical leave from work.  I am a manager and my ‘area’ is very dependent on my guidance;…

Hollywood Names in Japan

I sometimes wonder who was the marketing genius to decide how to write the names of Hollywood celebrities in Japanese.  They are brilliant!!  Sometimes they really save the celebrities some grief in the Land of the Rising Sun.  For example, the studios that first promoted Uma Thurman have always phonetically written her name “Yuma Thurman”…

I.G. Advice: Hysterical Queen Turns 30

Dear God I’m turning 30 ( ; _ ; )/~~~  And I feel like it’s all down hill from here, whatever happened to my sweet eternal youth ??  I hope to God someone discovers the Fountain of Youth ..because I need that sweet nectar from the Tree of Life … Support Impossibly Glamorous! You can…

I.G. Advice: Hairy Hubby for Hong Kong Wife

Dear Charles,  In the last 6 months, my husband has gotten a lot hairier. Before, he used to be pretty much hairless, but now random hair has sprouted everywhere, Support Impossibly Glamorous! You can do so by purchasing my book Impossibly Glamorous in paperback or digital. Find it at your local independent bookstore, Barnes &…

I.G. Advice: Dealing with a Toxic Co-Worker

(Original Mail in Japanese) Charles, I need some advice!  I wanted to ask you something about love, but I need your opinion about my new workplace, since I am having issues with a co-worker of mine.  I’m so stressed out about it my stomach hurts everyday. Support Impossibly Glamorous! You can do so by purchasing…

I.G. Advice: The Motion and the Lotion

Hi Charles, My paramour and I (straight couple) have got in some sticky situations of late, and I have been searching for a good lubricating substance to no avail.  I have searched behind the pink curtain in Don Quijote and only found large bottles of Coca-Cola and green tea next to small key ring vibrators…