Brooklyn Decker’s ‘Girly Guide to the Super Bowl’ Is a Headache

To be absolutely honest, the mouth-sounds "Brooklyn Decker" seem like they should be the name of a Brooklyn-inspired sandwich with, like, four pounds of corned beef and eight slices of rye. They are instead the name of actress and former model Brooklyn Decker, a human woman with very shiny hair and an impressive… » 2/02/14 4:15pm 2/02/14 4:15pm

Major Mag Editors Address The Dearth Of Female Bylines

After a post last month about the gender disparity in magazine publishing, which was followed by VIDA's much more thorough and ultimately conclusive study, I, perhaps naively, expected to see a comment or two from the publications about the roots of this imbalance. Then weeks passed, and, well, basically nothing. For… » 2/24/11 11:50am 2/24/11 11:50am

The Harper's (Bazaar) Index: The Couture Economy, Demi Moore, & Joan…

Do people get confused by Harper's Magazine and Harper's Bazaar? After all, the luxury goods industry is not so different from Halliburton — shameless, ubiquitous, and sooo fucking talented at charging more for less. So again, we're taking things to their (ill)logical end with our own "Harper's (Bazaar) Index",… » 3/31/08 3:00pm 3/31/08 3:00pm

The Harper's (Bazaar) Index: J. Lo's Diamonds, Giuliani, And The…

Do people get confused by Harper's Magazine and Harper's Bazaar? After all, the luxury goods industry is not so different from Halliburton — shameless, ubiquitous, and really fucking talented at charging more for less. So again, we're taking things to their (ill)logical end with our own "Harper's (Bazaar) Index",… » 1/17/08 3:00pm 1/17/08 3:00pm

How The Halliburton Rape Cases Explain Everything We Think About

"Is America establishing a culture of impunity among its contractors operating in areas of armed conflict?" That's the first line of a Harper's story on the Jamie Leigh Jones case — not to be brainfarted with the Jamie Lynn Spears case — now turning American attention to the problems created by outsourcing war to big… » 12/19/07 5:20pm 12/19/07 5:20pm

The 'Harper's Bazaar' Index: September 2007

Do people get confused by Harper's Magazine and Harper's Bazaar? We do! After all, the luxury goods industry is not so different from Halliburton — shameless, ubiquitous, and oh so good at charging more for less. So, as usual, we're taking things to their (ill)logical end with a little mash-up of both magazines in the… » 8/28/07 2:00pm 8/28/07 2:00pm

The 'Harper's Bazaar' Index: August 2007

Do people get confused by Harper's Magazine and Harper's Bazaar? We do! After all, the luxury goods industry is not so different from Halliburton — shameless, ubiquitous, and oh so good at charging more for less! So, as usual, we're taking things to their (ill)logical end with a little mash-up of both magazines in the… » 7/27/07 12:20pm 7/27/07 12:20pm