Posts tagged "newsweek"

Newsweek’s Michele Bachmann Cover Has A Case Of Crazy Eyes

I’m sure Rep. Michele Bachmann, a Tea Party candidate who is running for president, was thrilled when she heard she’d be on the cover of Newsweek. I am also sure her campaign is freaking out right now over this picture. Could the magazine have possibly found a photo that makes her look more nuts? O…

Jessica Wakeman / August 8, 2011

Nafissatou Diallo, Maid Who Accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn Of Sexual Assault, Speaks Out

Nafissatou Diallo, the hotel maid who accused the head of the International Monetary Fund of sexual assault two months ago, has finally spoken out. She granted interviews with both Newsweek magazine and ABC News, which aired her interview by Robin Roberts this morning.

Jessica Wakeman / July 25, 2011

Is This Princess Diana And Kate Middleton “Newsweek” Cover Tasteless?

The late Princess Diana and the very-much-alive Kate Middleton strut side-by-side on the latest cover of Newsweek. It’s shocking, yes, but it also strikes me as tasteless to play around with the image of a dead person who left behind two children. This Photoshopped cover image appears on a Newsweek double-issue in which editor-in-chief Tina…

Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2011

Celebrity Dolls Gone Wild

From left to right: Justin Bieber, T-Rex, Sarah Palin, Taylor Lautner, Michelle Obama, Barack Obama, Pauly D, Lindsay Lohan, Kate Gosselin, Unicorn. Don’t worry, kids, giant Michelle Obama will save the day. To see some more amazing pics of the best celebrity dolls of 2010, click here. [Newsweek]…

Ami Angelowicz / December 8, 2010

Sean Hayes Gives Kristin Chenoweth The Best Hetero Kiss Of Her Life

When I heard actor Sean Hayes was going to host last night’s Tony Awards, I wondered whether he would address that homophobic Newsweek article, which claimed that gay actors are incapable of playing straight characters convincingly. Oh, he addressed it. Check out the clip above, in which Hayes plants an extremely passionate kiss o…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 14, 2010

Frisky Rant: Newsweek’s Article About Gay Actors Is Way Off Base

A recent Newsweek article called “Straight Jacket,” about how gay actors can’t pull off straight roles, is causing mega-nega-buzz on the interwebs. Kristin Chenowith was the first to blast the piece, defending her “Promises, Promises” co-star Sean Hayes, who the article refers to as “the big pink elephant in the room.” Now producer Ryan Murphy…

Ami Angelowicz / May 12, 2010

Hmm, Do You Think Your Reproductive Rights “Don’t Need Defending”?

Hey, Newsweek subscribers, brace yourselves for a really annoying article in the upcoming April 26th issue: We young folks are “lukewarm” on reproductive rights and “don’t think abortion rights need defending.”…

Jessica Wakeman / April 19, 2010

Newsweek Waves Goodbye To The ’00s With “The Decade In 7 Minutes”

Do you remember November 1999? No, neither can I. But I do remember that we were all going crazy getting ready for the approach of the year 2000. Sure, that was the end of the millennium, and this is only the end of the decade—but why is no one talking about how we’re about…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 24, 2009

Newsweek Continues Its Tradition Of Bizarro Sarah Palin Covers

If you happened by a newsstand this morning, you no doubt saw the new issue of Newsweek featuring Sarah Palin on the cover. In the pic, Sarah stands in a beauty queen pose wearing a red sweatshirt and short shorts, her legs shiny and her hair perfectly coifed. My first thought looking at it was:…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 17, 2009

Is It Dangerous to Have a Skinny Fat Mindset?

In her Newsweek blog “Confessions of a Skinny Fat Person: Let the Fat Wars Begin,” Kate Dailey reveals her annoying skinny fat mindset about weight and its relationship to health. For those of you that don’t know what a “skinny fat” is, it’s a person who is skinny on the outside and fat on the…

Ami Angelowicz / August 27, 2009

Some People Find Sarah Palin’s Pores Offensive

Fox News had two women on “America’s Newsroom” to discuss the extreme close-up photograph of Sarah Palin on this week’s cover of Newsweek. Andrea Tantaros, a Republican media consultant, said it is “a clear slap in the face in the face at Sarah Palin. Why? Because it’s unretouched. It highlights every imperfection that…

Catherine Strawn / October 10, 2008

Hot Girl Nerds Are Not New

This week, Newsweek takes a look at a group of young women known as the Nerd Girls. This Tufts University group, representative of smart, hot women everywhere, is made up of about a dozen female students. They like dressing up and being girly — one is a former cheerleader — but they also like math…

Catherine Strawn / June 10, 2008

Surrogacy Delivers

Don’t you love ordering in dinner and letting the deliveryman carry all the groceries up for you? But it appears delivery girls, who carry babies, are the ones really cashing in, as surrogacy gets more popular than pizza. And at $20,000 a delivery, the tips are the best in the business! According to…

Simcha / April 1, 2008