Posts tagged "twitter"

Frisky Q&A: Janet Mock, Author Of Redefining Realness

After being the subject of a 2011 Marie Claire profile, writer and activist Janet Mock decided to tell her story in her own words. And what a story it is. Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, is out this week. It's a brave, honest and gripping memoir…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / February 4, 2014

Aziz Ansari’s “Friday Night Lights” Super Bowl Was Better Than The Real Super Bowl

“@azizansari: So excited for the Super Bowl tonight: The Dillon Panthers vs. The East Dillon Lions! #AzizsFNLBowl2” pic.twitter.com/yLNcS0vOLF— Scott Porter (@ScottPorter) February 2, 2014 I mean, just about anything was more exciting than last night's Super Bowl, but Aziz Ansari's random decision to livetweet an imaginary Super Bowl…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 3, 2014

Make This Happen: Idris Elba Wants To Be On “Girls”

You guys! Idris Elba -- star of  "Luther," "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom," and, of course, "The Wire" -- is going to be on "Girls"! I mean, I'm assuming he is, because he ASKED TO BE and when Idris Elba ASKS to appear on your show, you say YES. You move heaven and earth to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 22, 2014

Idris Elba Practically Broke Twitter Last Night With This Tweet

My Bow makes my dick hard every time I smile...is that normal? pic.twitter.com/AI6k9TOGmu — Idris Elba (@idriselba) January 5, 2014 Last night, en route to the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Idris Elba tweeted this reference to his own hard manhood. Women swooned. And men everywhere were like, "I gotta wear bow tie…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 5, 2014

Seth Rogen Admits To Masturbating To Photo Of RuPaul As A Teenager

Oh, yes. Seth Rogen is one of my weird celebrity crushes of the vaguely chubby, grizzly-faced variety, a pet category of mine that also includes Chris Pratt and Seth's buddy Jason Segel. I feel like I'm always having to defend these unorthodox attractions of mine. People just don't understand. No explanation should be…
By: Rachel Krause / January 2, 2014

WTF? People Are Tweeting Their Incest Fantasies

I was clicking about the internet, looking for some news when I happened upon this gem of a piece on the Huffington Post entitled “There Are Plenty Of Twitter Users Who FInd Their Cousins Hot.” It’s just what the doctor ordered for a "Law & Order: SVU" fan with twisted curiosities. On Christmas night, a…
By: The Gloss / January 1, 2014

Why Is LeAnn Rimes Wearing An Evening Gown In The Shower?

The ever puzzling LeAnn Rimes recently posted a photo of herself in the shower wearing her American Country Awards gown. For a minute we were worried that she trying to make a statement of some sort, but then we read her caption: "Gotta love a several thousand $ gown in a…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 28, 2013

All Of Twitter Watched And Waited For Justine Sacco To Land In Africa Last Night After PR Exec Tweeted Racist AIDS Joke

Welp, that was interesting. Late yesterday, I told you about Justine Sacco, the IAC Communications Executive who tweeted a racist joke about AIDS shortly before departing on her flight to somewhere in Africa. While Sacco was in the air…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 21, 2013

2013: The Year In Selfies

In 2013, Oxford, those crazy ol' coots, officially added the word "selfie" to the dictionary. Oh humanity, how far we have come. I am an unabashed fan of the selfie, as it's just one way of documenting the fact that yes, I do indeed exist (and I…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 17, 2013

Today’s Lady News: #NotYourAsianSidekick Blows Up Twitter

The hashtag discussion #NotYourAsianSidekick blew up on Twitter over the weekend, and drew attention to the marginalization of Asian-American women in feminism. The hashtag was started by Suey Park, an organizer and writer. [BBC, Salon] What R. Kelly teaches us about how sexual predator…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 16, 2013

Rashida Jones Addresses That Time She Told Other Women To “Stop Acting Like Whores”

You may remember back in October when Our Collective Imaginary Best Friend/"Parks & Rec" actress Rashida Jones gave everyone a big case of the "UGHs" when she took to Twitter to complain about the over-sexualization of female celebrities. In a series of tweets, Rashida mused "she who comes closet to showing the actual…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 5, 2013

10 Reasons Reading Rob Delaney’s Book Will Make Your Life Better

If you are on Twitter and don’t follow @RobDelaney, you need to rethink your life. It’s like going to Italy and not eating pizza, or driving through New Jersey for the first time and not listening to Bruce Springsteen, which I’m pretty sure is illegal. Bruce Springsteen is the King of New…
By: Carla Ciccone / December 3, 2013

GOP Tweets That Racism Has Ended, Twitter Hashtag Says Otherwise

Hey guys, great news. According to a tweet posted to the GOP's official Twitter account -- acknowledging the 58th anniversary of Rosa Parks' refusal to move to the back of the bus in Birmingham, Alabama -- racism has ended. I'm not sure when it happened, but it must have been recently. I…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 1, 2013

GAP Rallies Around Sikh Model After Ad Was Defaced By Racist Graffiti

GAP's #MakeLove ad campaign features a variety of diverse models, including Sikh actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, who appears in a simple, beautiful portrait with illustrator Quentin Jones next to the words "Make Love." The image appeared on billboards and in NYC subway stations, where unfortunately, the sight of Ahluwalia's turban inspired…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 27, 2013

#KanyeJobTitles Is The Internet’s Best Response To Kanye’s Latest Boast

Nope, not quite done talking about Kanye's Big Day Out yet! One of the other notable quotes that came out of Kanye's mouth yesterday, beyond all the gushing he did about Kim Kardashian, was when he, while telling Angie Martinez why he was dropping Nike and starting a partnership with Adidas, explained…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 27, 2013

LeAnn Rimes Is In A Twitter Fight With Her Ex-Husband Over Gay Remarks

I don’t think LeAnn and Dean have spoken since their divorce, really, but the words they’re exchanging now aren’t all that friendly. Apparently LeAnn retweeted a photo of herself and Sheremet the other day, which the original poster had captioned: “Remember the good old days when @leannrimes was just a chubby country bumpkin married to a…
By: Evil Beet Gossip / November 26, 2013

13 Selfies I’ve Taken (And How Feminist They Are)

Over the last few days, a bunch of ink has been spilled discussing the topic of selfies -- officially the word of the year! -- and whether or not they're good or bad for women. First, at Slate, Rachel Simmons suggested that selfies are a powerful self-esteem builder for girls. Erin Gloria…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 22, 2013

Join Us Tonight: We’re Live Tweeting Through “Nashville”!

For those of you who watched "Nashville" last week, you're aware that they left us with the most shocking, WTF cliffhanger ever. I literally yelled "WHATTTT?!?" and paced around my living room for 20 minutes. And Lesbe honest...you probably did, too. (See what I did there?) Thankfully, they're picking up where they left off tonight…
By: Katie Oldenburg / November 20, 2013

Guy Live Tweets Couple’s Breakup On Brooklyn Rooftop — And It’s Awesome

Brooklyn-based writer and comic Kyle Ayers was minding his own business, enjoying the view from his rooftop with some friends, when a couple arrived and proceeded to breakup in front of everyone. So Kyle took to Twitter, as one does. "A couple is breaking up on my roof right now," he tweeted Saturday evening. "I…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 18, 2013

This Couple Broadcasts All Their Fights On Twitter — Brilliant Idea Or Horrible Idea?

When I first started to read the New York Magazine article about a couple from Chicago that broadcasted all their fights on Twitter, I was skeptical. I thought: Ugh attention whores! They’re as bad as the junior high couples on Facebook who writes passive-aggressive comments about each other. Get over yourselves! …
By: College Candy / November 11, 2013
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