Thanks to His Fuckup Brother, Jeb Bush Has Only One Wedding Pic 

Traditionalists can gripe about wedding guests relentlessly taking smartphone pictures during weddings, or the obsessive documentation of ceremonies on social media, but there's at least one huge defense of this behavior: If your official photographer monumentally screws up, at least you'll have a handful of amateur… » 2/23/15 5:10pm 2/23/15 5:10pm

TBT: Mariah Carey's 'Heartbreaker' Hit No.1 Fifteen Years Ago Today

Please take a moment to celebrate this very important anniversary: It was 15 years ago today that "Heartbreaker" by Mariah Carey (featuring Jay Z) hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. And nothing — including the raw-edge waists of our jeans — would ever be the same. » 10/09/14 6:45pm 10/09/14 6:45pm

The 'Evolution' of Sexy: Every Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Ever

Sports Illustrated is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its annual swimsuit issue this year. Here, we examine all 50 covers to see how "sexy" has evolved since 1964. Or didn't. (Hint: still boobs.) » 1/15/14 1:30pm 1/15/14 1:30pm

Happy 2014! As Sociological Images reminds us, this year marks the 40th anniversary of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, which enabled women to have credit cards in their own name. Not only was the act a step towards financial independence — it spawned the exciting stock photo genre "Delighted Lady Holding Credit… » 1/06/14 12:30pm 1/06/14 12:30pm

Celebrate the Anniversary of Sliced Bread and the Golden Age of Carbs

Ever since the beginning of the Great Struggle Against the Carbohydrate Empire, people have tended to deride bread when talking about health. “Oh, bread is so bad for you. The cavepeople never ate bread, and just look how wonderfully sinewy they were!” It wasn’t all that long ago (85 years ago today), however, that… » 7/07/13 5:30pm 7/07/13 5:30pm

President and First Lady Celebrate their 20th Anniversary With…

Tonight, the Mitt hits the fan when President Obama and Governor Romney face each other in a talking points slapfest we call a Presidential Debate for the first time this election season. But today's also another important date in the Obama family calendar: Barack and Michelle's 20th anniversary. To celebrate, the… » 10/03/12 6:30pm 10/03/12 6:30pm

10 Badass Moments in Girl Scout History

On March 12, 1912, eighteen girls from Savannah, Georgia gathered for what would be the first meeting of Girl Scouts. One hundred years later, the small organization founded by Juliette Low has included more than 50 million girls and women, sold hundreds of millions of boxes of cookies, and given us some incredibly… » 3/12/12 3:30pm 3/12/12 3:30pm

Waldorf-Astoria Lets Adorable Couple Celebrating 60th Anniversary Stay…

Isidore and Joan Schwartz spent their first night as husband and wife at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. And now, decades later the hotel has welcomed them to spend the night of their 60th wedding anniversary in the same lodging for the same price they paid on their wedding night. In 1952. So how much did their… » 3/02/12 7:45pm 3/02/12 7:45pm

30 Years Of Women On MTV

This week MTV celebrates its 30th anniversary, and over the course of three decades the network has done nothing short of redefining pop culture. And lucky for us, quite a few ladies helped push the network ahead along the way. Herewith, a celebration of the ladies of MTV. » 8/02/11 4:05pm 8/02/11 4:05pm

Happy 90th Birthday, 19th Amendment!

That's right: on August 18th, 1920, women won the right to vote. (It became law on 8/26.) Celebrate by preparing for the upcoming midterm elections and, in honor of our suffragette sisters, do a little light hell-raising. » 8/18/10 10:43am 8/18/10 10:43am

A Moment Of Silence For The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Today is the 99th anniversary of the horrific Triangle Shirtwaist fire, which resulted in the deaths of 150 garment workers, but also had the effect of arousing public outrage and helping to galvanize the nascent labor and women's movements. [NewYorker] » 3/25/10 7:20pm 3/25/10 7:20pm

Save The Date

Eight Missouri sisters want to have the same wedding anniversary. So far two of 'em have achieved it. And we don't see why anything should stand in the way of the other six. Besides not getting married. [UPI] » 6/08/09 5:20pm 6/08/09 5:20pm

Programming Notes

Memorial Day weekend message: We will be posting on shortened schedules tomorrow and over the weekend, and the site will go dark completely on Monday. Speaking of holidays: Today is our second birthday. Terrible twos - and Champagne toasts - here we come. » 5/21/09 9:20am 5/21/09 9:20am

Girl Power

One reason to celebrate today: Sister site Io9, helmed by the awesome Annalee Newitz and recipient of much acclaim, is one year old today. Yay to female-run websites! Check it out, won't you? [io9] » 1/02/09 1:45pm 1/02/09 1:45pm

Don't Let The Press Hurt Sarah Palin; Let Her Do It Herself

If yesterday's parade of McCain surrogates defending Sarah Palin — in between blaming Barack Obama » 9/30/08 10:00am 9/30/08 10:00am for the failure of the bailout plan that McCain insisted on coming to D.C. to personally negotiate for the sake of The Country! — didn't make it clear, the is to blame for the massive suckitude of Ms. Palin. I mean, who…

Birthday Girl

It's our birthday! A year ago this morning, Jezebel "went live", much to the excitement (and anxiety) of three very exhausted staffers (Anna, Moe, Jennifer) and the assorted managers, techies, designers and other editors at Gawker Media who helped make the site a reality. We'll try not to toot our own horn too much… » 5/21/08 9:20am 5/21/08 9:20am

Ladyblog Lookback

May: Slut Machine has the aesthetics of her vagina analyzed; we take phony high-fashion to secondhand stores; Jessica Alba's "curves" confuse us; hot guys are not so hot; and Cosmopolitan finds nine different ways to say "cock". » 11/21/07 11:45am 11/21/07 11:45am