Posts tagged "helen gurley brown"

On Calling Cosmopolitan A “Deeply Feminist” Magazine

On Monday night at a media industry event, a reporter from Capital New York asked Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Joanna Coles about her magazine and feminism. Coles responded that Cosmo is “deeply…

Jessica Wakeman | December 4, 2013 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: Where Helen Gurley Brown Got Feminism Wrong

When Helen Gurley Brown passed away earlier this week at the age of 90, female journalists and writers came out en masse to laud Brown for her contributions to the…

Julie Gerstein | August 15, 2012 - 1:00 pm

10 Fun, Fearless Facts About Helen Gurley Brown

Rivulets of mascara are streaming from big, false lashed-eyes everywhere: yesterday legendary Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown died in New York City at age 90.

It is not…

Jessica Wakeman | August 14, 2012 - 9:00 am

RIP: Cosmopolitan Editor Helen Gurley Brown Has Passed Away

The most famous editor of¬†Cosmopolitan¬†magazine, Helen Gurley Brown, has died at the age of 90, according to a press release from Hearst. The controversial editor, who was also the author…

Julie Gerstein | August 13, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Quickies!: Joyce DeWitt Arrested

Joyce DeWitt, who starred in “Three’s Company,” was arrested under suspicion of DUI in El Segundo, CA, Saturday. [TMZ] — This isn’t the behavior we expect from responsible Janet!

Annika Harris | July 6, 2009 - 8:00 pm

A Revolutionary In Stilettos: Cosmo’s Helen Gurley Brown Was A Feminist And A Fashionista

Lipstick and leopard print aren’t feminists’ usual weapons of choice, but the founding editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan always thought differently.

As the original “fun, fearless female,” Helen Gurley Brown…

Jessica Wakeman | June 22, 2009 - 6:40 pm

There’s More To Helen Gurley Brown Than Sex

The first biography of Helen Gurley Brown, who was Cosmopolitan’s editor-in-chief for three decades, hits stores today, and we’ll be snapping up a copy after work. Written by Jennifer Scanlon,…

Catherine Strawn | April 22, 2009 - 6:00 pm

How Helen Gurley Brown Got Booted From Cosmo

A forthcoming biography of legendary Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Helen Gurley Brown, Bad Girls Go Everywhere, will reveal how the “Queen of Cosmo” finally got the axe after 32 years. Despite being…

Wendy Atterberry | January 14, 2009 - 12:30 pm