Longtime White House Reporter Helen Thomas Is Critical Of Even Her Own…

Helen Thomas is considered the Grand Dame » 8/18/08 12:40pm 8/18/08 12:40pm of the White House Press Corps, a distinction she earned by covering every President since JFK. Thomas worked for the UPI wire service at the White House from 1961 (when Kennedy took office) until 2000, when she resigned after the Moonies bought it out (she went to work as a…

Dana Scully: Bringing Women Together In Fangirldom For 15 Years

When I was growing up, I felt very alone in my SciFi fandom. I saw the first 4 Star Trek » 7/24/08 3:40pm 7/24/08 3:40pm movies in an actual theatre (not all first run, obviously). Sunday night dinners were scheduled around . The first movie I remember seeing was . Any friends I had in junior high or high school that watched that kind of shit were…

Nancy Drew, Heroine To Nerd Girls Everywhere

I was a nerd growing up — still am, I guess, if I'm going to be honest about it. I got my first set of braces just before the 4th grade, the same year I got my first pair of glasses, so I had buck teeth, a mouth full of metal, pink-framed glasses and Bettie Page bangs years before they started being cool again. I was… » 6/23/08 11:30am 6/23/08 11:30am

Dear Interns: When We Think Of You We'll Think Of Barf, Always


Now that fashion week is finally, finally over, we must thank our interns, who toiled tirelessly, stuffing limited-edition Jezebel barf bags full of Ex-Lax and tongue depressors, incurred the wrath of Jonathan Van Meter's sister and generally made the Jezebel virtual HQ at the Algonquin Hotel a place of giggles.… » 9/14/07 6:00pm 9/14/07 6:00pm

Snap Judgment: Our Fashion Week Photogs Were Awesome

Fashion Week just wouldn't be Fashion Week without lots of boozing, interminable waits for shows to start, barf bags, and fabulous photography. In addition to Gawker Media's own Nikola Tamindzic, we were lucky enough to have secured the services of photographers Danielle Ezzo and Brad Walsh, along with the production… » 9/14/07 5:00pm 9/14/07 5:00pm