Amy Winehouse: Tabloid Victim Or Carefully-Curated "Trainwreck"?

Singer Amy Winehouse is many things: gifted, destructive, depressive, dickmatized...but one thing she's not is inauthentic. In today's Salon, Winehouse is accused of blatant fakery by novelist James Hannaham. "She may be a tragic talent," writes Hannaham, "but she's also playing the part of the tragic talent."… »12/14/07 9:30am12/14/07 9:30am


In The Age Of Dog Antidepressants, Why Refuse Miracle Migraine Meds?

I don't get migraines, but I can assure you on the basis of the way I medicate a hangover that if I did I would most certainly be a pussy and steal a few tablets of my roommate's miracle drug Topamax. I mean, I have never even experienced these, but from the sounds of what New York Times blogger Judith Warner deals… »10/29/07 7:00pm10/29/07 7:00pm

Does Jennifer Lopez Have Gallstones? Dr. Jezebel Is On The Case

We've been expecting Jennifer Lopez to announce that she's expecting. And she says not a word! Has she been attending the Christina Aguilera School of Silence? (Earlier, Perez Hilton reported that Marc Antony's ex-wife, Dayanara Torres, confirmed the pregnancy, but she has since backtracked.) Now we're forced to… »10/09/07 5:00pm10/09/07 5:00pm

Paging Dr. Jezebel: Does Amy Winehouse Have A Rare Blood Disease?

We haven't seen our girl Amy Winehouse in a while, but, check it out: She's alive! And looking pretty good. Although a few things did catch our eye... First: There's something on her neck! And knowing Amy, it could be something serious. We were forced to turn to, you guessed it, the WebMD Symptom Checker. After the… »10/04/07 2:00pm10/04/07 2:00pm

Paging Dr. Jezebel: Amy Winehouse Needs Another Appointment

Another day, another Amy Winehouse health horror! We love the Brits for always zooming in on Amy's ailments. In today's Daily Mail, it's a "throbbing finger." Dr. Jezebel — with the invaluable help of colleagues at WebMD's symptom checker — is on the case. After the jump, see the patient and our non-expert diagnosis. »9/11/07 10:30am9/11/07 10:30am