Judge Forces Lawyer to Bring Her Baby to Court, Calls Her a Bad Parent

Ah, work-life balance. Such a beautiful idea. And all too often, such a desert mirage taunting travelers dying of thirst. For instance! A Georgia judge recently informed an attorney that her fancy newfangled European "maternity leave" was insufficient reason enough to postpone a hearing for three weeks. » 10/15/14 5:30pm 10/15/14 5:30pm

Trans Women Assaulted and Stripped on Train, Passengers Cheer

Well this is just lovely (and by that I mean shockingly common), two transgender women of color were harassed and assaulted by at least two men on Atlanta's MARTA train because, oh hey, they're trans women of color. And the men stripped one of the women naked, because of course they did. » 5/29/14 11:00pm 5/29/14 11:00pm

Reese Witherspoon's Husband Gets DUI; She Asks Cop: Do You Know My…

Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth (co-head of motion picture talent at CAA) were pulled over in a Ford Focus (!?) on Friday at midnight in Atlanta. Toth was weaving between lanes; turns out he was drunk driving. Witherspoon was annoyed, and then angry, and finally started throwing her name around. The… » 4/21/13 7:30pm 4/21/13 7:30pm

Georgia Man Denied 4GAYLIB, GAYPWR, and GAYGUY Vanity Plates

An Atlantan man was denied his 1st, 2nd, AND 3rd choices for his vanity plate. James Cyrus Gilbert III wanted his vanity plate to read 4GAYLIB, GAYPWR, or GAYGUY. State officials denied his request saying none of those were available. Gilbert thought that sounded a little suspicious, so he got a lawyer. » 1/22/13 11:45pm 1/22/13 11:45pm

Callista Gingrich Finally Opens Her Mouth and Is Not Totally Terrible

The only thing most of us know about Callista Gingrich is that she has a frighteningly perfect blonde bob—well, that and she was totally happy to be lying in bed with her lover Newt while he talked on the phone to his wife. Now that they're legit in the eyes of God, she's always at Newt's side during events, yet she… » 2/20/12 12:00pm 2/20/12 12:00pm

Praise Jesus, TLC Orders a Show Called 'Preacher Wives'


TLC has brought so much joy into our lives—Hoarding: Buried Alive, Sister Wives, I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant, and the list goes on—but now comes word of a true blessing that's about to be bestowed upon us by the network where different is always better. Preacher Wives will take place in Atlanta and follow the… » 1/31/12 9:45pm 1/31/12 9:45pm

Soon You'll Be Able to Get Wasted at Starbucks


As if their complete control over your morning addiction wasn't enough, Starbucks has now announced it's going to start selling booze at some of its cafes during the evening. Oh, this is going to be good—you'll be able to get hammered at night and then sober up on a venti caramel macchiato the next morning. (Or if… » 1/23/12 9:00pm 1/23/12 9:00pm

The Real Housewives Of Atlanta Represent The Crass Consumerism That Is…

The Real Housewives of Atlanta » 10/08/08 12:00pm 10/08/08 12:00pm - made up mostly of women who are wives of athletes - are the shallowest, bitchiest, and most materialistic we've seen in this Bravo series. All of them act like the girls you see on MTV's - demanding designer labels, extravagant birthday cakes, and fully loaded Escalades - but perhaps…

Numbers Of Young Women With Skin Cancer Rises • LadyMag Editor…

Melanoma cases in young women continues to rise (they have yet to adopt the fear-the-sun attitude of ladymags) due in part to increased outdoor activity and indoor tanning. • A well-preserved statue of Venus (from the late classical Greek tradition) was found in Macedonia. • Napoleon's penis is currently in the… » 7/10/08 5:20pm 7/10/08 5:20pm

This Country Is Big Enough For More Than One Jezebel, Y'all

Dear Good People of the Southeast: Jezebel.com is not Jezebel Magazine. The site you are reading right now is a potty-mouthed blog about so-called "women's interest" topics. Jezebel Magazine, however, is a ladylike Atlanta-based women's print publication. We thought that the differences were obvious, but apparently,… » 9/13/07 8:30am 9/13/07 8:30am

Betsey Johnson Goes Private Equity, 'Portfolio' Fashion Blogger Goes…

  • Betsey Johnson is selling a majority of her label to a private equity firm, which is sort of like the tent dress equivalent of this year's fashion financing world, but Portfolio blogger Lauren Goldstein Crowe is confused. What would a private equity firm want with Johnson, a "grandmother, 65 years old?" Um, and…
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