Posts tagged "buzzfeed"

Got An Hour? Here Are The Best Things To Read Or Listen To This Week

Do you have an hour? We bet you do. Here’s a bunch of stuff to read in the bath/listen to while making breakfast as you go into your weekend. 

The Frisky | September 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Three Transgender Firsts: Buzzfeed, Bravo, And The White House

There are three transgender firsts in the media today: Bravo has cast its first-ever transgender “Real Housewife,” BuzzFeed has its first-ever transgender staff writer, and the White House has hired the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 18, 2015 - 11:09 am

My Reaction To “Men React To Their Girlfriends Being Catcalled”? BLAH BLAH BLAH

There is a strange, pervasive trend in the great content scheme that, for some reason, highlights the reactions of men to things that women experience and go through every single…

Megan Reynolds | July 29, 2015 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: Spreading Unsubstantiated Theories About Sandra Bland’s Death Won’t Bring Her Justice

Though there has been plenty of sound reporting on the facts of the case, there has also been no shortage of conspiracy theories circulating the internet — including one that

Tiffanie Drayton | July 28, 2015 - 1:05 pm

35 Things About Chuck Johnson That May Or May Not Be True, Who Knows???

In the spirit of Chuck Johnson’s style of journalism, here are some sentences that include the words “Chuck Johnson.”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 3, 2015 - 1:30 pm

House GOP Softens Draconian Immigration Bill With Buzzfeed-Style GIFs

Oh look! The Government thinks it’s Buzzfeed!
Apparently, the GOP is trying to demonstrate that they are hip to what the young people are into these days by issuing a press…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 20, 2015 - 4:06 pm

What Are We Feeling When We’re Feeling “Fat”?

Remember the “fat is not a feeling” hashtag? The phrase has been around for a long time, but it trended as a hashtag last October, when Facebook added “fat” to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 9, 2015 - 2:30 pm

How Cute, Women Drinking Whiskey Like They’re Big Strong Men

I’m not saying I wouldn’t get along with the lady staffers at Buzzfeed, but Buzzfeed clearly does not employ women like my friends, for whom drinking whiskey isn’t this big,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 8, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Guys Saying “I Love You” To Their Best Friends: I Have Questions

I’m not going to lie, male friendship is a mystifying thing to me. Whenever I overhear dude friends having really personal conversations, I feel like I’m hiding behind a bush…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 7, 2014 - 10:00 am

Buzzfeed Asks What It’s Like To Be A Woman On The Internet

Big hint on this video: Don’t look at the comments.
Buzzfeed Yellow interviewed nine women writers, podcasters, bloggers, comedians, journalists, and artists to talk about their experience with online…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 23, 2014 - 9:00 am

Buzzfeed’s Street Harassment Video Is Cathartic but Incorrect

I’m not even going to pretend that I didn’t watch Buzzfeed’s What Men Are Really Saying When Catcalling Women video (above). Like, a good 20 times. Earlier in the day…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 13, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Coming Soon: Clickhole, The Onion’s Buzzfeed/Upworthy Parody Website

Get ready to bookmark! Yesterday, in a presentation to advertisers, The Onion’s “Jim Haggerty” (an Onion News Network host played by Brad Holbrook) announced that the company was launching a new site…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2014 - 12:30 pm

BuzzFeed Publishes Anti-Planned Parenthood Article Written By Personhood USA

BuzzFeed actually ran a “listicle” written anti-abortion group Personhood USA, “8 Outrageous Things Planned Parenthood Was Caught Doing,” which includes items like “Taking money to abort African-American babies.” What…

Jessica Wakeman | August 23, 2013 - 7:30 pm

BuzzFeed Tries To Ignite Controversy Over Photo Of Jessica Simpson’s Infant Daughter In A Bikini

Look, I probably wouldn’t put my hypothetical infant daughter in a bikini. But I don’t think we need to slut-shame … er, baby-shame? — Jessica Simpson for dressing her infant…

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2012 - 7:30 am

What If Everyone Who Does Duckface Is Actually Eating Invisible Spaghetti?

So here it is. Categorical proof that people who insist on doing the duckface pose in photos are actually operating on a different plane of consciousness, contentedly sucking down noodles…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 18, 2012 - 3:20 pm