Posts tagged "new york times"

Couple’s Abortion Included In Their New York Times Wedding Announcement

Every week, one couple is lucky enough to get prime real estate in the Vows section, the New York Times’ wedding announcement page, where their romance is told in a…

Jessica Wakeman | September 3, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Nightlife Correspondent Stefon Is Alive And Well In This New York Times Article

There is nothing funny about the plight of China’s high tech workers. Employees who make iPhones and other tech devices for exportation overseas work long hours in difficult conditions with…

Julie Gerstein | July 18, 2013 - 11:20 am

We’ll Never Know Who January Jones’ Baby Daddy Is And We Can Thank Jack Nicholson For That

“That’s my son’s business … It’s not the public’s business. Jack Nicholson once told me: ‘You should never give your personal life away, otherwise people will pick you apart. They’ll…

Ami Angelowicz | May 21, 2013 - 1:20 pm

4 Quotes From RuPaul’s New York Times Interview That Blew My Mind

The New York Times’ Marcus Mabry scored an interview with my idol, RuPaul Charles. Obvs, I’m totally jealous. But I can put my feelings aside and say that this video…

Ami Angelowicz | May 13, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Quiz: Real E-Book Or Fake? Answers Revealed!

Earlier today, we shared a bunch of book titles and synopses. Some of them were real, but many, many others were fake. Could you figure out which ones were actual

Julie Gerstein | May 6, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Quiz: New York Times E-Book Best Seller Or Completely Made Up Book?

A friend turned us on to the fact that there are tons of people self-publishing e-books now, and more than a few self-published e-books that have made it to the…

Julie Gerstein | May 6, 2013 - 11:00 am

New York Times Needed Some Help Writing Headlines

The New York Times changed their online headline on this story from “sex charges” to “sexual assault charges” after getting slammed on Twitter. The piece was about the Morehouse

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Sexism Fail: NY Times Remembers NASA Jet Propulsion Scientist As “World’s Best Mom”

Yvonne Brill, 88, died last week in New Jersey. According to her New York Times obituary, which ran on Saturday, her standout accomplishments were the eight years she took off…

Jessica Wakeman | April 1, 2013 - 3:40 pm

The NY Times Publishes Its Stupidest Piece About Feminism (And The Cannibal Cop!) Ever

Feminism has failed, you guys. Finished! Kaput! Dunzo! To what can we attribute this latest death knell? A writer for The New York Times thinks that feminists have not been…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2013 - 4:00 pm

6 Ways The New York Times (Of All Places) Got It Right About Kinky Sex

The New York Times Style section has gotten the memo: 50 Shades Of Grey is a book the ladies be readin’. Cue interviews with various and sundry New

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Hitched: Everybody Panic, Single Women Are Planning Weddings!

The New York Times, ever concerned about the plight of the three people it takes to make a Style Section trend story, has identified a disturbing new tendency among women…

Andrea Grimes | January 30, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Debate This: Would You Let Your Therapist Set You Up?

In this weekend’s New York Times, clinical psychiatrist Richard A. Friedman grapples with the question: should therapists play matchmaker for their patients? The answer he arrives at is no: “Looking…

Ami Angelowicz | January 21, 2013 - 4:20 pm

James Deen Responds To Lindsay Lohan’s Portrayal In The New York Times “Canyons” Profile

“She has a unique way of communicating. She’s a child star who’s been living in this fame world being chased by paparazzi. I tried to consider that in every interaction…

Ami Angelowicz | January 18, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Courtship Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Taking A Nap

According this recent New York Times Style section article, the end of courtship is nigh. It’s dead. Gone. Buried. Mourned. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. We are now living in…

Ami Angelowicz | January 15, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Are People Really Asking Each Other For Their Credit Scores On First Dates?

Frisky readers, I need your help putting my mom’s fears to rest. Today, she sent me a link to an article on AlterNet about a recent New York Times trend story that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 26, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Taylor Swift Hates Your Indie Rock Band, Okay?

“That all came out of this one relationship I was in. This guy was just, so, so cool. It kind of gave me a bit of a complex for this…

Julie Gerstein | November 20, 2012 - 8:00 am

Modern Love Tackles One Woman’s Spanking Fetish

The New York Times Style section usually emits more groans from me than cheers. Remember that piece about how bangs are “in”? And how women wear dresses? So I was…

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Andrew Goldman & The “Tippi” Point For Social Media Jerkery

Here’s a brief test of étiquette. You’re a writer accused of asking an inappropriate question to a famous actor in a national magazine. Another writer takes you to task for…

Andi Zeisler | October 12, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Maybe I’m Old, But The New York Times Makes College Bars Sound Super Douche-y

The New York Times’ Style Section inhabits a parallel universe in which wearing dresses during the hot summer months spawns a “trend piece.” For what’s supposed to be the most stylish,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 27, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Women Have Bangs & Other Things The New York Times Can Tell Us

Not sure if you saw this, but according to The New York Times, the totally on-top-of-it purveyors of the latest and coolest fashion and style trends, there’s a new hairstyle…

Julie Gerstein | June 8, 2012 - 9:00 am