Posts tagged "rookie mag"

Sasheer Zamata Steps Up For Rookie Mag’s “Ask A Grown Woman”

If there’s anyone who should be doling out life advice to the young women of America, it’s the lady cast members of “Saturday Night Live.” So, here’s Sasheer Zamata, one of the newest (and funniest!) cast members, weighing in on dating dudes out of pity, street harassment, and other lady-problems. Listen up! [Vimeo]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2014

Stephen Colbert Does Rookie Mag’s “Ask A Grown Man”

Okay, I love Stephen Colbert, but I’m not totally down with some of his answers for Rookie Mag’s “Ask A Grown Man” series. While answering a question from a 19-year-old whose father won’t let her sleep at her boyfriend’s house because he’s squicky about sex, Colbert suggests that maybe her dad just knows what’s better…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 4, 2014

Lena Dunham Interviews Mindy Kaling In BFF Conversation We Should Have Been Invited To

Lena Dunham interviewed Mindy Kaling for RookieMag.com’s second book, Rookie Yearbook 2. “More than half the questions I am asked are about the politics of the way I look,” Mindy Kaling said. “What it feels like to be not skinny/dark-skinned/a minority/not conventionally pretty/female/etc. It’s not very interesting to me, but I know it’s interesting…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 11, 2013

“Get Uglier Friends”: Jimmy Fallon Dishes Out Advice For Rookie

Whoa. I almost don’t recognize Serious Jimmy Fallon. But Serious Jimmy Fallon is here, dishing out relationship advice for Rookie Mag’s Ask A Grown Man series. He cracks a few jokes, but mostly Jimmy takes his role as advice-giver like a concerned older brother. And somehow I find that totally endearing. [Rookie Mag]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2013

Tavi Gevinson Tells Stephen Colbert He’s A Cool Dad

Style Rookie blogger and fashion world phenom Tavi Gevinson was on “The Colbert Report” last night,to discuss her latest feat: the publication of Rookie Yearbook One, a compendium of some of the best writing and stories from the first year of Gevinson’s online magazine Rookie. Colbert was a bit in awe of his youngest-ever guest, and queried…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 25, 2013

Ira Glass Talks Blowjobs, Teaches You How To Make Balloon Animals

Rookie Mag’s fabulous Ask A Grown Man video series gives us a peek into the male mind from the likes of Jon Hamm and Judd Apatow. NPR host Ira Glass is the latest grown man to dish out advice (he also happens to be the husband of Anaheed Alani, an editor for Rookie) … but…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 23, 2012

Tavi Is Meh About “Seventeen”‘s No Photoshop Pledge

“I think it’s great that these girls are taking action. I don’t know, however, that Photoshop makes a huge difference with the kind of models they use, or that there aren’t other parts of the magazine that contribute to the same issue. I’m sure most people don’t think as obsessively about stuff like the wording…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 18, 2012

“Boys Gossip” And Other Relationship Advice From Judd Apatow

Judd Apatow is the latest grown-ass man to answer teenaged girls’ dating questions for Rookie Mag, the online mag by style blogger Tavi Gevinson. While he’s not as easy on the eyes as fellow advice video-columnist Jon Hamm, he has the advantage of having two adolescent girls at home: Maude, 13, and Iris, 8. Judd…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 29, 2012

We’re Jealous: Tavi Gevinson Goes On Epic Road Trip With Urban Outfitters

We’re already big fans of all things Tavi Gevinson and Rookie Magazine, the after school online project she started with a few friends and Paul Rudd. But now we’re totally legitimately jealous of Miss Gevinson. This summer she’ll be embarking on a grand summer adventure — a road trip from New York to Los Angele…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 25, 2012

“Everybody Farts” And Other Relationship Advice From Jon Hamm

Farting is farting. Everybody farts. Go read that book Everybody Poops. It’s the same thing. 
Ever wish you could just talk over your boy problems with Jon Hamm? Rookie Mag enlisted Jon as their Ask A Grown Man panelist, no doubt due to his scruffy hotness/enviable 14-year-long relationship with girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt. He tackled…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 10, 2012

Watch Tavi Pack For Fashion Week

It’s not easy being a 15-year-old wunderkind. Aside from the basic responsibilities of going to high school, blogger Tavi Gevinson also runs her own magazine — Rookie Mag — and covers Fashion Week. After the jump, we catch up with her as she prepares to head from her home in Chicago to New York for…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 10, 2012