Posts tagged "lady mags"

Cosmopolitan Editor Reminds The World That Women Can Be Both Smart And Sexy (Sadly, The World Still Needs Reminding)

I have as many hangups about Cosmopolitan as the next feminist, but I love editor-in-chief Joanna Coles' mission to make the magazine and its website a more well-rounded read. In an interview with NPR this morning, Coles, who has been in the position just two years, made it clear that she actually gives a damn about heavier…

By: Claire Hannum / October 14, 2014

Hot Links: Do Lady Mags Turn Women Into Slutty Sluts?

Do women's magazines like Cosmopolitan lead to, gasp, pre-marital sex?! [YourTango] This woman shot her husband ... because he threatened her cat. [Newser] These celebs' style similarities make them look like twins. [theBERRY] Life according to Gwyneth Paltrow, who turns 40 today. [Tres Sugar]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 27, 2012

The 10 Best Pieces Of “Pink Journalism” I’ve Read This Year

When the ASME (American Society of Magazine Editors) awards for magazine journalism were listed online, the blogopshere took a quick whiff and reported back with the precise recipe for becoming award-winning journalist: Oh, testosterone. No women were nominated in profiles, features, reporting, essays or columns-- the most prestigious categories. What this sparked was a discussion

By: Rachel White / June 18, 2012

Lady Mag Lesson #3: Be A Slave To Fashion!

You know what my favorite thing is about lady mags, besides the occasionally thought-provoking features, perfume samplers, and usually off-the-mark horoscopes? All those ultra-amazing and, like, totally useful tips for being sooooo fashionable! You know, the ones that guarantee your look will be so hot, all your so-called girlfriends will DIE of jealousy. HA!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 29, 2010

Magazines For Ladies

Wait, but isn't every issue the "Shame & Guilt Issue"? [via BuzzFeed]…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 10, 2010

Lady Mag Lesson #2: How To Be A Total Rock Star In Bed!

You know what my favorite thing is about lady mags, besides the occasionally thought-provoking features, perfume samplers, and usually off-the-mark horoscopes? All that unsolicited advice! For instance, lord knows every single woman on the planet can never get enough advice on how to please her man. This super awesome sexy steamy tip will turn you…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 7, 2010

Lady Mag Lesson #1: How To Prep For Bikini Season

You know what my favorite thing is about lady mags, besides the occasionally thought-provoking features, perfume samplers, and usually off-the-mark horoscopes? All that unsolicited advice! We already put together our list of tips for those of you who kinda, sorta want to de-bloat in time for beer-drinking-on-the-beach-season, but, seriously, zomg!!!!! Don't forget that means it'…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 12, 2010

This Month In The Lady Mags: Sex Marathons And Relationship Advice From The Obamas

Not sure if you want to spend $3.99 on this month’s Elle? Don’t worry, we’ve got Wendy Felton, Editor of GlossedOver.com, here to tell you exactly what’s up on the sex, love, and relationships front in each month’s crop of lady mags. It’s the most wonderful time of the year for magazines! The September issue…

By: Wendy Felton / September 5, 2008