Lies You Should Begin Telling Yourself Now


Christmas and New Year's are barreling down upon us, with the usual bombardment of schmaltzy feelgood feels, family togetherness, and big planz riding shotgun. Not everyone can hang. This season, psychologists suggest you talk yourself out of feeling bad, even if you feel really really bad. » 12/20/14 3:00pm 24 minutes ago

George Clooney Makes Maggie Smith Swoon off the Couch in Downton Short

The Downton Abbey cast has gathered for a delightfully zany (British-humored) and very special Christmas short for the TV fundraiser Text Santa. With cameos by Jeremy Piven (Mr. Selfridge) and Absolutely Fabulous' Joanna Lumley, it pokes just enough fun at itself to remind you why you have spent hours watching rich… » 12/20/14 2:35pm 49 minutes ago

​Obama Only Took Women Reporters' Questions at Year-End Press Conference

Yesterday, President Barack Obama held the annual end-of-the-year press conference, answering questions from the Sony hack (he called the decision to pull The Interview a "mistake") to the "debate" over police reforms in light of the Mike Brown and Eric Garner decisions. All in all it seemed like a normal press… » 12/20/14 12:05pm Today 12:05pm

Emails: How UVA Stonewalled Rolling Stone On Rape Story

In response to a Freedom of Information Act request from Jezebel and at least one other news outlet, the University of Virginia has released a series of emails between the school and Rolling Stone. The emails outline how the school dealt with media requests from reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely, who wrote the magazine's… » 12/19/14 6:35pm Yesterday 6:35pm

How Amy Pascal Hacked Our Hearts

Amy Pascal, the head of Sony's film division, is probably going to lose her job. The story is long, but the facts are simple: With Seth Rogen and James Franco's The Interview cancelled, Pascal's department has taken something north of $50 million of Sony's money and lit it on fire in the most spectacular and… » 12/19/14 6:24pm Yesterday 6:24pm

The Cast of Orange Is the New Black Wishes You Happy Holidays

You can practically feel the Internet powering down as we careen toward Christmas. So there's really no better time for the cast of Orange Is the New Black to release their very own take on "The 12 Days of Christmas," rewritten for Litchfield. (Via Decider.) Fuck it, let's go stare at some blinking (MULTICOLORED)… » 12/19/14 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

Shade Court: Nicki Minaj Shades Dudes and Many Continue to Not Get It

When I began Shade Court, I did so because I wanted to provide a public service and to preserve the good name of shade. There was a brief moment when I worried that perhaps I would do my job too well and shade would cease to be inappropriately invoked by the masses. Fortunately—or unfortunately depending on how you… » 12/19/14 5:10pm Yesterday 5:10pm