Men's Rights Idiots Impersonating Domestic Violence Prevention Group

In their continuing quest to embody the phrase "beneath contempt," the sad, small people behind men's rights website A Voice for Men have set up a website impersonating White Ribbon, a legitimate domestic violence prevention organization. White Ribbon is calling AVFM's copycat website "vile" and imploring everyone who… » 10/24/14 4:40pm A minute ago

MEMO: High Heels Might Be Dead

Look down at your feet. If you're wearing Crocs or clogs right now, then you win and you're right on trend. There's a "low shoe revolution" afoot and it's all about comfort. According to this Wall Street Journal article, "Are High Heels Dead?" ladies are proudly taking to the streets in their best-worst "unfashionable… » 10/24/14 3:40pm Today 3:40pm

Roxane Gay Calls White Male Writer Problems 'Adorable' Delusions

If you are a woman or a person of color or both (as are many of us here at Jezebel, as is feminist darling Roxane Gay), your default experience of the internet is likely to be one of harassment. But for others, namely a certain set of writers who overwhelmingly happen to be white and male, the prevailing struggle… » 10/24/14 3:20pm Today 3:20pm

New 1D Video Co-Stars Danny DeVito, a Chimp and Cultural Appropriation

Teasers from One Direction's video for "Steal My Girl" (the song that caused one YouTube commenter to write "OMGGGGGGG IM DIED") have been popping up for weeks now — and from the oddest sources, too. Today, to the thrill of Directioners everywhere, the video was finally released in its entirety. Let me tell you, it is » 10/24/14 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

Stop Freaking Out About Getting Ebola

I was in the kitchen rummaging around for a snack last night when I heard the NY1 anchor interrupt his broadcast with a News Alert that New York City's Dr. Craig Spencer had tested positive for the Ebola virus. And then I did what anybody alone in an apartment with Ebola news sans context and restraint would do: I… » 10/24/14 1:40pm Today 1:40pm

This Downton Abbey Parody Will Probably Be Better Than Downton Abbey

Here's your exclusive look inside my personal TV watching habits: I stopped watching Downton Abbey in season three because I could no longer muster up any concern over whether or not a rich family lost one of their several mansions. That said, I will tune in for The Britishes, the new DirectTV/College Humor sketch… » 10/24/14 1:20pm Today 1:20pm

TMZ Has Not Been Watching Orange Is the New Black

As previously established, Teresa Giudice is headed to the Danbury, Connecticut prison that Piper Kerman, the author of Orange Is the New Black, spent her time incarcerated in. And since they're set on giving you news you can use, TMZ wants you to know that Teresa will not be getting frisky with anyone at Danbury "AND… » 10/24/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

A New Harry Potter Story Is Coming Starring Meanie Dolores Umbridge

On Halloween, Harry Potter’s cutest villain will return with all things pink, feline and evil in her hands. Author J.K. Rowling is releasing a new story surrounding Dolores Umbridge, the teacher who made Harry write ‘I must not tell lies’ with a pen that simultaneously scratched the words into his own hand. Yeesh. » 10/24/14 12:40pm Today 12:40pm

The Walking Dead's Costume Designer on Dressing Women for World's End

Life during a zombie apocalypse can get pretty grim. Between roving bands of undead walkers trying to snack on your grey matter and feral humans roasting each other into lunch meat, there's precious little time to think about how you actually look. Eulyn Womble, the Costume Designer for The Walking Dead, is charged… » 10/24/14 12:20pm Today 12:20pm

Annie Lennox Whitewashes Explanation of "Strange Fruit"

Annie Lennox, who recently boiled down what Beyoncé does to "twerking" to dismiss Bey's feminism, was less specific though still not quite...right when when Tavis Smiley asked her about covering "Strange Fruit" on her new album Nostalgia. Popularized by Billie Holiday in 1939, "Strange Fruit" is a song about racism… » 10/24/14 12:16pm Today 12:16pm

A New Wave of Acid Attacks Targets Women in Iran

The Iranian city of Isfahan has seen a disturbing trend in the past few months: a string of eight acid attacks against women, which in some cases have disfigured or blinded the victims. All of them, according to the Associated Press, have played out in the same way: two men on a motorcycle have driven by women sitting… » 10/24/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Report Reveals How Badly Government Lawyers Treated Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky has long alleged that the treatment she received by those investigating President Bill Clinton in 1998 was frightening and unprofessional. And as an over 100 page report conducted in 2000 on the behavior of those officials that's just been released by the Washington Post online reveals, she's right. » 10/24/14 11:20am Today 11:20am