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The Soapbox: Please, Can “Hipster Sexism” Not Be A Thing?

I have very mixed feelings about a piece on NYMag.com’s blog about “hipster sexism.” The authors Alissa Quart and Lauren Sandler author Alissa Quart described “hipster sexism” as:
Hipster Sexism…

Jessica Wakeman | October 31, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Bitch Magazine Kills Caitlin Moran Interview Over “Girls”/Race Tweet

If you haven’t fallen in love with Caitlin Moran, there is something wrong with your head. Earlier this year, the Times Of London columnist published a brilliant modern-day feminist screed called

Jessica Wakeman | October 17, 2012 - 2:20 pm

The Soapbox: The Conversation I Wish We Were Having Instead About Lena Dunham’s $3.5 Million Book Deal

“Girls” star Lena Dunham evokes a passionate response from bloggers and journalists, especially in women’s media. So I’m a bit nervous about admitting that my thoughts on Dunham’s oeuvre is…

Jessica Wakeman | October 10, 2012 - 11:00 am

Jemima Kirke Is An Artist Not An Actor, Shows Her Boobs And Preggo Belly (NSFW)

“Acting is secondary—I don’t feel like it’s going to stick around because it’s not something I want to do forever. My art has always been my top priority and I…

Julie Gerstein | October 8, 2012 - 2:40 pm

“Boys” Makes The Cast Of “Girls” Seem Incredibly Well-Adjusted

What might happen if the hit HBO show “Girls” was moved from New York to Los Angeles, and starred a cadre of a neurotic dudes, rather than a bunch of…

Julie Gerstein | July 30, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Adorable 8-Year-Old Adorably Explains Why Being A Girl Rocks

I can’t handle the cuteness: the eight-year-old daughter of a Reddit user penned this adorable answer to a writing prompt about why it’s cool to be a girl. She says:…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Emmy Awards 2012: “Girls,” “Breaking Bad” & “Downton Abbey” Rule The Nominations

The 2012 Emmy Award Nominations were announced this morning and, personally, I was pretty stoked on the nominations. “Girls” and Lena Dunham were nominated in the comedy series and lead…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 19, 2012 - 10:20 am

The Soapbox: Some Friendly Advice For That 22-Year-Old Girl Who Wishes She Was Poorer

Some thoughts for Taylor Cotter (the 22-year-old girl who wrote about wishing she could be poorer on the Huffington Post):

Right now things kinda suck. I know. You…

Kate Fridkis | July 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Have You Ever Romanced A Much Younger Man?

The new movie “Hello I Must Be Going” stars Melanie Lynskey as a newly divorced woman and Chris Abbot (Marni’s hot woodworking ex-boyfriend on “Girls”) as a much younger (like,…

Julie Gerstein | July 12, 2012 - 12:40 pm

This Successful 22-Year-Old College Graduate Kind Of Wishes She Could Just Be Poor

Here’s a comforting thought: while our planet threatens to transmogrify into an Easy Bake oven, the world economy teeters on the edge of collapse, and Scientology is permitted to exist…

Rachel Krause | July 11, 2012 - 1:20 pm

“Girls” Is Now Inspiring Virgin Hunters On Craigslist

Guys, this Craigslist poster was so inspired by Shoshanna on “Girls” that he’s now offering his services as a sex mentor to shy, virginal women everywhere. Doesn’t someone want to…

Julie Gerstein | July 6, 2012 - 8:30 am

Snooki And JWoww Don’t Care About “Girls”

Q: One of the most talked-about new shows has been Girls. Do you watch that one?
Snooki: No.
Jenni: Never heard of it.
The pop culture zeitgeist…

Julie Gerstein | June 21, 2012 - 2:20 pm
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