New York Times columnist Gail Collins—the paper's first female editorial page editor—has written a chronicle of the last
50 years of American women's history, When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present.
After Rosalind Wiseman—the author of Queen Bees & Wannabes, the book that inspired the movie 'Mean Girls'—spoke with us about the new edition of her book, Jezebel readers asked her some questions about Mean Girl-ness in the workplace.
Rosalind Wiseman is the author of Queen Bees & Wannabes, the 2002 book that inspired the movie Mean Girls. A new edition comes out today—and pretty much scares the shit out of me.
A couple weeks ago on Mad Men, Peggy got recruited to go to another, much larger ad agency. Instead of saying yes right away, she went into Don Draper's office to see if she could get a raise.
Comedian and writer Merrill Markoe was one of the creators of the David Letterman Show. Now she writes books about talking dogs and makes funny short videos. She spoke with Doree Shafrir about her career, and the strangeness of Hollywood.
Around two years ago, Alissa Moore (left), now 24, and Diana Mao (right), now 27, started the Nomi Network, an anti-trafficking organization that trains former sex workers in Cambodia for new careers.
In a new column, Doree Shafrir reflects on life in her thirties. In this installment, she visits a certain precious 80s TV drama and finds that nothing much has changed when it comes to women, work and the mommy wars.
In a new column, Doree Shafrir reflects on life in her thirties. But in the first installment, she goes back to her twenties and finds that her 22-year-old self maybe wasn't so clueless after all.
Amanda Rosman, 33, is a single mom living in Detroit with her 5-year-old son Ajani. She's taught in the Detroit Public Schools, a Catholic school and a charter school, but her main project now is starting a revolutionary elementary school.
Glamour writer Laurie Sandell - who's made a career out of profiling celebrities like Natalie Portman, Kate Winslet and, most recently, Taylor Swift - had seen the signs since she was little that something was off about her father.
Welcome to 'Fine Lines', the Friday feature in which we give a sentimental, sometimes-critical, far more wrinkled look at the children's and YA books we loved in our youth. This week, New York Observer reporter, blogger and Postcards From Yo Momma co-creator Doree Shafrir rereads 'The Chocolate War,' Robert Cormier's…
Following yesterday's outing of ex-gang member/ Love and Consequences author Margaret Jones as middle-class private school grad Peggy Seltzer, cultural critics are punditing all over the place about what the rash of fake memoirs means to America. To the LA Times' Tim Rutten, the publication of these first-person…
In today's Observer, former Gawkerette and Friend-of-Jezebel Doree Shafrir writes about the gym pets phenomenon. If you're a regular gym-goer, you know the type: They use the same bike during every spin class, wear coordinating spandex outfits, and suck up to the instructor like it's their goddamn job. Doree spoke to…