new york times

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

What It’s Like To Be A Billionaire — For A Day

riving in a Rolls Royce, getting a bodyguard, flying on a private plane: These aren’t normally things that New York Times financial reporter Kevin Roose gets to do. But as a guy…

Newser | April 7, 2012 - 5:30 pm

The Dangers Of Dating Someone You Feel “Meh” About

You know when your friend gets a boyfriend, and for whatever reason, you know it’s not a good idea and that it’s not going to work out? And you say “I dunno,…

Chiara Atik | April 3, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Breaking: Sometimes Men Wear Their Hair In Buns!

Brooklyn, she is a squirrely strange beast. A land of artisinal cheeses and small-batch decorative axes. She is also a land where men occasionally deign to tuck their long hair…

Julie Gerstein | January 26, 2012 - 1:20 pm

The Best “New York Times” Correction Ever

I was losing sleep over the New York Times’ careless factual error on their article about college students with Aspergers who are navigating the perils of an intimate relationship. How…

Ami Angelowicz | January 5, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Katie Roiphe’s NYT Op-Ed Dismissive That Sexual Harassment Actually Exists

As my 68-year-old, Fox News-watching, Republican-voting father tells it, once upon a time you could compliment a woman in the workplace. You were allowed say “nice dress” or “you look nice…

Jessica Wakeman | November 14, 2011 - 2:00 pm

In Which The New York Times Attempts To Make Men In Heels A Thing

New York Times, just quit it. Nobody is buying your  purported claims that men are now wearing high heels. Because they are not. THEY ARE NOT! As everyone knows, a…

Julie Gerstein | October 20, 2011 - 9:20 am

NY Times Reporter Asks Whitney Cummings About Sleeping Her Way To The Top

Whitney Cummings scored prime real estate this weekend on the interview page of The New York Times Magazine. As a Whitney fan and someone who is really excited for “Whitney

Jessica Wakeman | September 19, 2011 - 2:20 pm

The Trend That Is Not A Trend: Sewing Clothes!

Cutting edge paper thing The New York Times has uncovered a thriving underworld in Brooklyn, full of women who have taken up needles and thread for this thing called –…

Julie Gerstein | August 8, 2011 - 6:20 pm

I’m So Over Arguing About SlutWalks

I have to say I’m dismayed by an upcoming piece in The New York Times Magazine by Rebecca Traister. Let me first say: I love Rebecca. She’s been the women’s…

Jessica Wakeman | July 21, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: The New York Times Appoints Jill Abramson As First Female Executive Editor

Jill Abramson has been appointed the first female executive editor of The New York Times, replacing current top dog Bill Killer Keller. Abramson has been managing editor since 2003 and…

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Chelsea Handler Looks Like A “Playmate,” Says NY Times

“Below the neck, Ms. Handler is arranged along old-fashioned lines. Writers have described her as a California surfer type, but the truth is closer to the fantasy. In person, without…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2011 - 12:20 pm

We See Chick Flicks: “Bill Cunningham New York”

Starring Bill Cunningham, Anna Wintour, Annette de la Renta, Iris Apfel, Tom Wolf, Kim Hastreiter, Patrick McDonald, Michael Kors

I know a woman whose life possibly peaked when she…

Jessica Wakeman | May 17, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Moammar Qaddafi Would Like His Own Fashion Retrospective Now, Thanks

As if dealing with a citizen-led uprising while attempting to secure your own controversial position as dictator for life in Libya wasn’t enough, reports now say that Moammar Qaddafi is…

Julie Gerstein | April 25, 2011 - 3:40 pm

What’s Your Ideal Skirt Length?

Every few weeks, without fail, trend makers come out with a new style forecast, predicting what everyone will be wearing in the coming months. RIght now, The New York Times

Julie Gerstein | April 8, 2011 - 10:40 am