Elizabeth Wurtzel's Rant About Millennials Is Magnificently Incoherent

Elizabeth Wurtzel is pissed at today's youth—which she dubs "the lamest generation"—because they suck at being in their 20s. And she should know, because she's 46. Or something? Also, she finds Lena Dunham's thighs "inexcusable." Can 60 Minutes just give her Andy Rooney's vacated segment already? » 9/30/13 12:00pm 9/30/13 12:00pm

Don't Have Kids, Don't Eat Meat, Don't Get Married: How to Look Young at 45

Elizabeth Wurtzel is 45. But she's not one of those 45-year-olds. You know, the ones who actually look like they have been alive for 45 years? She's different. She's figured out the way to stay young "for her age" —the Holy Grail of all concerned agers, everywhere — by doing two insanely simple things you never… » 4/13/13 1:11pm 4/13/13 1:11pm

Elizabeth Wurtzel at 45: Sadder Than Depression

Elizabeth Wurtzel, the bestselling author who gained notoriety with her confessional, first-person narratives about her depression, is now 45 and sadder than ever, which she has, once again, confessed in a first-person piece. She says her life is shitty because it doesn't have meaning. Or something? It's hard to tell,… » 1/07/13 3:50pm 1/07/13 3:50pm

Elizabeth Wurtzel Has Finally Lost It

Well, this is something: Elizabeth Wurtzel's recent print-only Harper's Bazaar essay, "Looking Better at 25 Than 45," could also be called, "Why Are You So Ugly, Dear Reader? It Makes Me (And Feminism) Very Sad." There is only one reason why the magazine would publish such a bizarre, rambling diatribe (the article is… » 8/22/12 4:50pm 8/22/12 4:50pm

How Did We Go From Riot Grrrls To Girls Gone Wild?

In yesterday's Los Angeles Times, depression diarist turned Yale law student Elizabeth Wurtzel lamented the failure of feminism in the aughts. In her typically rambling-though-insightful style, Wurtzel careened from the Spitzer scandal to Girls Gone Wild to Entourage, concluding that women are still "left choosing… » 3/19/08 2:00pm 3/19/08 2:00pm

Elizabeth Wurtzel, Hot Crazy Depressive Genius Writer Slut, Is Now 40

A story in yesterday's Times about gratuitously hot Prozac Nation author Elizabeth Wurtzel professed to be about how she's in law school now, but obviously the big news is that she is forty. Forty. Which makes her not only old, but older than 90% of her classmates at law school, so instead of being the hot ex-rock… » 10/29/07 12:00pm 10/29/07 12:00pm

New York Introduces Law Forbidding The Word "Bitch"

The City of New York is trying to outlaw the word "bitch." Next they're gonna try and outlaw the air you breathe. So a tally: first they take away our cigarettes, then they came for our racial epithets, then they came for our racially-charged sexist epithets, and then our trans-fats and now they're robbing us of the… » 8/07/07 10:47am 8/07/07 10:47am