CNN's Soledad O'Brien Totally Pwns Romney Surrogate

Maybe this clip spoke to me because I spent several years of my early adult life surrounded by shouty older dudes who thought that by talking more loudly than me, they could shut me up. But Soledad O'Brien's calm, measured response to Romney Surrogate John Sununu, using facts and Romney's own quotes, is a… » 8/15/12 2:20pm 8/15/12 2:20pm

Judy Blume And Regina Spektor Become BFFs At White House

And girlcrush heaven ensues. "Regina Spektor is as beautiful as her music. She said my books helped her learn English. How cool!" Blume tweeted from the White House's reception for Jewish Heritage Month, where Spektor performed. [Twitter] » 5/27/10 6:20pm 5/27/10 6:20pm

The French On Julia Child: Elle Est Okay.

Call it the anti-Jerry Lewis phenomenon. Sniffs one Gallic critic of America's French Chef: "It's the vision of a revisited France, adapted to the American taste, at a time when tastes were lifeless." » 9/17/09 3:00pm 9/17/09 3:00pm

Rachel Maddow: Sarah Palin "Is Lying To You — Enthusiastically And…

There have been many times during this campaign when we felt like we were taking crazy pills; like spinmeisters were straight out lying and their words were being taken at face value. Thank Jebus we have Rachel Maddow: Maddow is incredulous and furious at Sarah Palin, who has been denying that the Branchflower report… » 10/14/08 12:00pm 10/14/08 12:00pm
Rebecca Traister and I have all the same tastes in women: we both love Dana Scully » 8/04/08 4:20pm 8/04/08 4:20pm and now her love for . Maddow is smart, self-deprecating, funny but or read about herself on the Internet, though, so she's unlikely to learn of our shared love for her. Oh, well, unrequited crushes are always the best. []

Diablo Cody Proves You're Never Too Old To Be Embarrassed By Your Mom

Jezebel girl crush, Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody, was on Oprah this afternoon, and her mom and dad made an adorable appearance in the audience. Diablo's mom calls her by her real name (it's Brook), and Diablo makes that awkward smile/grimace that is permanently etched on the face of every 14-year-old. Then Oprah… » 1/16/08 6:00pm 1/16/08 6:00pm

Dear Diablo Cody: I Wish My Boyfriend's Junk Smelled Like Pie

If "Jezebel" were a person, she very well might be up and coming screenwriter Diablo Cody, an ex-stripper and phone sex operator who pens hilarious movies with serious Oscar buzz, dresses like Courtney Love did about halfway through her glam makeover (she wears satin jumpers but also combat boots), writes a blog… » 11/30/07 5:00pm 11/30/07 5:00pm