Posts tagged "amanda hess"

Sum Poosie: A Pink Energy Drink That Tastes Like … Cherry 7Up!

Wait, what did you think I was going to write? Sum Poosie is a "vagina-themed" energy drink that tastes like cherry and was created by a guy who turned down a job offer from Red Bull in 1996. "Basically, it's an energy drink, but it's like the 'Girls Gone Wild' of energy drinks," the drink'…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 8, 2010

Would You Dress Like A Mental Patient For Halloween?

Amanda Hess has kicked off her annual homage to insane and insanely offensive Halloween costumes for ladies, and this year's first installment is a real doozy. "Which costume will reign as the year's most utterly disagreeable foray into hypersexualized make-believe?" Hess wonders. It's hard to say. Seen here is the perfect outfit for the clinically…

By: Susannah Breslin / October 6, 2010

Follow That Blogger: Amanda Hess Premieres New Blog On TBD.com

You may recognize the name Amanda Hess because she used to write The Sexist column for Washington City Paper. Not long ago, though, a new Washington, D.C.-based site, TBD, stole her away, and today Hess launched her new blog: "Amanda Hess: Sex and gender at work, in bed, and on the street." Hess has a…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 7, 2010

Female Bloggers Ask, Is Taylor Swift Bad For Women?

Let me start off by saying a few things: I'm a feminist; I love Taylor Swift; and I also respect the minds of bloggers Kate Harding of Broadsheet and Amanda Hess of The Sexist. But I really disagree with both of them, as well as with Sady Doyle on Bitch magazine's She Pop blog, about…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 7, 2009

Today’s Lady News: The Tucker Max Funny-Making Formula

Amanda Hess at The Sexist blog braved "I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell" scribe Tucker Max's website for a mathematical breakdown of his hilarious jokes about Mexicans, gays, women and the disabled. A general formula for Tucker-ian humor: [Universally recognized bad thing] + [surprise reversal] x ["edge"] x ["shock value"] = Tucker Max joke.

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2009