Posts tagged "blogging"

I Was Wrong About The Patrick Kane Rape Case

The woman who accused Blackhawks player Patrick Kane stopped cooperating with the investigation a few days ago, and the prosecutor announced today that Kane won’t be

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm

10 Blog Post Ideas I’ve Had While High And Never Followed Through On (Plus, A Poll!)

One of the benefits of smoking weed for me is that being stoned gives me really kind of fantastic blog post ideas. (There are obviously some terrible ideas too, but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 20, 2015 - 4:00 pm

How Do You Cope With Internet-Induced Opinion Fatigue?

Jess Zimmerman published a very good article today about opinion fatigue, or the exhaustion that comes from feeling like you constantly have to participate in the deluge of opinions-expressed-online, whether…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 12, 2015 - 10:00 am

Have You Read Jenny Jones’ Blog? You Should Really Read Jenny Jones’ Blog

The daytime morning talk show is a lost art, a bittersweet memory of an age before Matt Lauer’s misogynistic proclivities were de rigeur, when you could stay home sick from…

Beejoli Shah | February 18, 2015 - 11:20 am

Jessica’s Last Day At The Frisky: Some FAQ

What?! You’re leaving?

Yes, it’s true. Today is my last day at The Frisky!

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2014 - 10:00 am

Mommy Blogger Accused Of Poisoning Son To Death In Bid For Attention

Today in P.A.F.U. (People Are Fucked Up) news: a mommy blogger named Lacey Spears, 26, is accused of deliberately making her 5-year-old son, Garnett-Paul Spears, sick so she could blog…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 19, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: Anna Holmes, Editor Of The Book Of Jezebel

If you are a lady of a certain age with an Internet connection, chances are you read In fact, you might be on it right now.  The blog launched…

Jessica Wakeman | October 24, 2013 - 1:00 pm

The Top 10 Clueless Moments From Bustle’s Bryan Goldberg In His New Yorker Profile

If you were on summer vacation when launched this summer, allow me to catch you up on the startup community’s version of a shitshow: in a piece on the

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2013 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: On Hugo Schwyzer, Personal Essay Writing & Redemption

Last week, the controversial professor, feminist blogger and personal essayist Hugo Schwyzer announced on his blog, in an interview with and again in LA Weekly that he was retiring…

Melissa Petro | August 5, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: It Sometimes Takes A (Virtual) Village

I’m not going to sugar coat it: Sometimes, this whole parenting gig can be pretty damn hard. Yes, parenting is rewarding and wonderful and absolutely special. But it can also…

Avital Norman Nathman | May 30, 2013 - 12:00 pm

5 Lessons I’ve Learned From Writing About My Relationships On The Frisky

For the last five years (longer, if you include the six months I worked on the site before we actually launched), I’ve been editing The Frisky. But I’ve also done…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 19, 2013 - 10:00 am

You Choose It, We Write It!

This week, we learned about a new and fabulous time-suck on the Internet: the Content Idea Generator at  You plug in a word or phrase — say, “farting” —…

Jessica Wakeman | March 1, 2013 - 8:00 am

Duke University Is Training Feminist Bloggers

Duke University has suffered some blows over the years as an academically prestigious school with a bad rep towards women. There was the infamous Duke lacrosse rape accusation of 2006…

Jessica Wakeman | February 19, 2013 - 1:40 pm

A Note About Being A Female Blogger — And The Sexual Harassment That Comes With It

This is not directed at any one person. This is something I feel I have to say on behalf of myself and possibly many other female bloggers out there.

Almie Rose | February 19, 2013 - 11:00 am

Beliefnet Wouldn’t Allow Blogger To Use The Word “Feminist” On Her Blog, Anywhere

With no apparent sense of irony at all, the faith site Beliefnet allegedly hired a guest blogger who writes about feminist issues … and then told her she couldn’t use…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Blogger Lindy West Faces Her Internet Trolls

This is Jezebel blogger Lindy West performing at Back Fence PDX, a storytelling series in Portland, Oregon. As you can see, Lindy is fat, and her seven minute-long story is…

Jessica Wakeman | November 2, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Sorry, Guys, Girls Can Write for Tech Blogs, Too

Molly Oswaks is one of two female writers at the tech blog Gizmodo, and you’ll get a pretty good sense of how that goes over among male commenters with her…

Newser | August 18, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Erica Jong Bops Arianna Huffington For Not Paying HuffPost Bloggers

Iconic Fear Of Flying author Erica Jong has publicly criticized Arianna Huffington — who uses the unpaid labor of thousands of bloggers on The Huffington Post — and accused her…

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Bloggers’ Breast Cancer Diagnoses, Only Days Apart, Illustrates The Importance Of Early Detection

In Tuesday’s Lady News, we told you that former Frisky contributor Susannah Breslin has been diagnosed with breast cancer and linked to her Forbes Woman blog about the experience of getting her…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 2, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Egyptian Blogger Posts Nude Pics Of Herself

Egyptian blogger Aliaa Maghda El-Mahdy, age 20, is posting nude pictures of herself on her blog as political protest about women’s sexuality and censorship. Aliaa calls herself a “secular…

Jessica Wakeman | November 17, 2011 - 5:40 pm
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