Posts tagged "jezebel"

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

Man, People Have Really Strong Feelings About Maxi Dresses, Huh?

My Twitter timeline is really hyped up about two articles right now: that New York Times expose on nail salons and a humor essay over at Jezebel called “Death to

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 7, 2015 - 4:30 pm

What’s Up With Defamer Bullying Prince Jackson?

Defamer wrote a post on Michael Jackson’s 17-year-old son Prince Jackson’s apparently totally lame-o lifestyle yesterday, and it strikes me as unnecessarily mean. Here’s a list of everything in that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 6, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Jezebel Staff Calls Out Gawker Media For Continually Ignoring Commenter Harassment

The staff of posted a memo today calling out their employer, Gawker Media, for ignoring the constant harassment they face from trolls in their comments section. The staff…

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2014 - 5:32 pm

Another Woman Comes Forward Alleging Sexual Assault By Terry Richardson

Another woman has come forward regarding an alleged sexual assault by the fashion photographer Terry Richardson. Following the news yesterday that New York magazine is doing a cover story…

Jessica Wakeman | June 11, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Terry Richardson Calls Models’ Complaints About Sexual Abuse A “Witch Hunt”

Fashion photographer Terry Richardson has released a statement (posted to at least Page Six and Huffington Post, so far) defending himself against the mounting complaints from young models who have…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Thurston Moore Admits To Cheating On Kim Gordon, Slams Jezebel For Calling Him A Dick

A few months ago, in an interview with ELLE, Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon discussed, amongst other things, the breakup of her 30-year-long marriage to bandmate Thurston Moore, after she discovered he was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 7, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Lena Dunham Responds To Jezebel’s Vogue Photo-Retouching Gaffe

After allegedly paying $10,000 for Lena Dunham’s unretouched Vogue photos, Jezebel failed to prove their point about how “insidious” the magazine’s intentions were. While there was some retouching done on…

Ami Angelowicz | February 21, 2014 - 11:20 am

Indiegogo Campaign To Raise $10K For Underprivileged Girls In Response To Jezebel Stunt

In response to’s ridic stunt to pay $10,000 for the un-retouched pictures of Lena Dunham in Vogue, bloggers have started an Indiegogo campaign to raise $10K instead for…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Surprise! Vogue Didn’t Photoshop The Hell Out Of Lena Dunham After All

Yesterday, the lady blog Jezebel posted that they were willing to pay $10,000 for unretouched photos from Lena Dunham’s Vogue cover shoot, writing:
Our desire to see these images…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 17, 2014 - 4:00 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

Controversial Elle MacPherson Intimates Ad Resurfaces Online

This weekend, I found myself engaged in an impassioned conversation over Twitter with several women, among them Australia’s “Bra Queen” Renee Mayne, about a 2004 Elle MacPherson Intimates ad which…

Jessica Wakeman | August 5, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Who Gives A Crap How Sofia Vergara Spends Her Money, Jezebel?!

I’m not really interested in the aspect of blogging where you go around writing snotty comments about your competitors. We’re all in this together and FEMINISM RAH RAH. But last…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Teen Girl Kicked Out Of Catholic School For Sexting (Sext Recipients Still At School, Though)

Holy double standard, Batman!

Our fellow ladyblog Jezebel has an exclusive today about a 16-year-old Catholic school student in Fairfax, Virginia, who sexted a photo to two lacrosse…

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2013 - 4:20 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

The Soapbox: Why Jezebel Was Wrong To Post Images Of A Woman Being Raped

Earlier this week, Anna North, a writer at the women’s blog Jezebel, posted an article about a video uploaded to YouTube which appeared to show, in graphic detail, a woman…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 10, 2012 - 11:00 am

New York Magazine Acknowledges The Feminist Blogosphere

Growing up in the suburban Northeast, I didn’t fit in. At my large, mostly-white, upper-middle-class high school, I wasn’t the funniest, the smartest, the most charming, or the prettiest: therefore,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 1, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Tina Fey Sticks Up For Olivia Munn & Answers The Question, “Is Liz Lemon Ugly?”

GQ: Lady blogs like Jezebel exploded after the episode with the Liz-hires-a-feminist-comic thing. It sure seemed like you were commenting on the outrage when Olivia Munn — hot lady, not…

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Online Abortion Vote Is Likely An Anti-Choice Publicity Stunt

Pete and Alisha Arnold made national headlines when, via their site,, the couple asked the public to vote on whether they should have a baby or an abortion. But…

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: The Comediennes Behind The Web Series “Vag Magazine”

Even those of us who proudly call ourselves feminists can admit that sometimes other feminists can be a wee bit extreme. That’s why “Vag Magazine,” a new webisode…

Jessica Wakeman | November 10, 2010 - 4:00 pm