Posts tagged "the new yorker"

Colin Jost’s Tenure At The New Yorker Consists Of Telling Exactly One Joke Over And Over — And He Can’t Even Do That Right

Colin Jost, the marble-skinned head of hair who is a head writer on “Saturday Night Live” and host of its “Weekend Update,” did a thing on The New Yorker today that was blatantly not funny. Not in a “I’m a feminist/person of color/marginalized member of a societal group that has been maligned yet again by a white…

By: Beejoli Shah / February 2, 2015

The New Yorker Memorializes DOMA With Controversial Bert And Ernie Cover

This week, the Supreme Court made the historic ruling that the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8 are both unconstitutional.  It’s an enormous victory for gays and lesbians, their families, and anyone who cares about equality.

So how did The New Yorker, arguably the most reputable magazine in the country, memorialize the occasio…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2013

The New Yorker‘s Tribute To Lesbian Moms

Aww! This week’s cover of The New Yorker gives a big shoutout to moms who don’t get enough props on the cover of mainstream magazines on Mother’s Day: same-sex moms. Biracial lesbian moms, specifically. Because moms of all types cry over their Mother’s Day cards. [The New Yorker]

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 12, 2013

An Open Letter To The New Yorker

Dear New Yorker,

Obviously, you are an awesome magazine. However, I have one small, teensy weensy beef. Could you please—possibly—stop ruining the ending of movies for me? Last night, on a 10-hour flight from Buenos Aires to New York, I sat down determined to catch up on your last three issues. In one, I…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 25, 2011

Magazine Byline Breakdown Shows The Ratio Favors Men

Men outnumbered women two-to-one in the nation’s news, culture and literary magazines in 2010 — and in some cases the discrepancy was much, much worse. VIDA, an organization for women in the literary arts, counted all the bylines in mags like The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Review of Books, Harper’s, and The

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 4, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Single Lesbians Maybe Earn The Most Money

Census data suggested single lesbians earn more money than heterosexual women or previously-married lesbians. [ABC News]
This is cool and inspiring — a yoga instructor who still teaches and demonstrates postures, despite having two broken legs. [BlissTree]
A woman named Anne Hays has posted an open letter to The New Yorker on her Facebook page,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 3, 2011

Courtney Love Intends To Get Published In The New Yorker

“I have to get it together and finish this damn story that The New Yorker, by the way, does not know is coming. They may reject me. But I want to be published. It’s time—I’m 46.”
Courtney Love on her new writing career. Can’t wait to read that one! [Newser]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 23, 2010

Kanye West’s Tweets Caption “The New Yorker” Cartoons

Separately, Kanye West’s tweets and cartoons in The New Yorker can be insufferably pompous. Yet, together, they are magic. [Paste]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 9, 2010

Spring Has Sprung!

The current cover of The New Yorker features this woman (?) with butterflies all over her head. We are so ready for spring. [This Isn't Happiness]…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 24, 2010

Ten Women Draw Sex Like It Is

If you’ve been thinking lately that relationships are nothing but heartbreak, letdowns, and awkward moments, you have an assignment. Get a copy of Sex and Sensibility, and read one cartoon a day. If that doesn’t make you feel better about your love/sex/hookup life, you should probably be in therapy. The ten women whose cartoons make…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 2, 2008