Here's Looking At You, Stephen Colbert

On Thursday, December 18, Comedy Central aired the last-ever episode of The Colbert Report, a series that—after nearly a decade on the air—will go down as one of the finest examples of satire in the history of comedy. This is my eulogy. » 12/19/14 9:00am 12/19/14 9:00am

Everyone Will Live With Their Parents Forever and Ever Amen

Six years after the economy shit the bed, let's check in with the "Boomerang kids." If you guessed "long-term cultural trend" rather than "recessionary blip" sometime back in 2010—ding ding ding! You're a winner! Your prize is this wadded-up copy of the Wall Street Journal full of dead bugs. » 6/20/14 1:00pm 6/20/14 1:00pm

Condé Nast has settled their intern lawsuit for an undisclosed sum. We get nothing: no dramatic court depositions, no angry emails, no intel on what kind of cushy lives those who sued will get to lead from now on and definitely no novels that will be eventually be optioned into movies starring Meryl Streep. Sigh. » 4/04/14 5:00pm 4/04/14 5:00pm

Condé Nast Gets Rid of Internship Program, Crushes Ill-Informed Dreams

Women Wear Daily reported Wednesday that Condé Nast, the media conglomerate recently sued by two former interns, will be cutting their internship program entirely, starting in 2014. » 10/23/13 1:40pm 10/23/13 1:40pm

What It Means to Be an Intern

Interns are a hot topic right now: At Bank of America in London, an intern died after working 72 hours straight. Condé Nast recently decided to stop paying interns. Diddy's record label is being sued by a former intern, who claims she was never paid. And Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In organization made waves when they… » 8/20/13 5:30pm 8/20/13 5:30pm

What I Learned From My Summer Internship in a Jail

The typical reaction I receive when I answer the oh-so-common “what are you doing this summer” question: Wide eyes, shock, skepticism, and intrigue. “You’re working in a jail? As an intern? Providing sexual health education? Woah….” The response deems the work itself as it truly is – otherworldly. » 8/05/13 1:25pm 8/05/13 1:25pm

Internship Horror Story: The One With The Amorous Witch Boss

Unpaid internships are becoming a more and more sadly prominent fixture in the life of college students and recent college grads. Oftentimes, they feature batshit insane bosses, demeaning tasks, and/or a the gradual deflation of a young individual's dreams. Sometimes they feature office pets who are better treated… » 5/14/13 5:15pm 5/14/13 5:15pm

Open Call: Your Internship Horror Stories

Unpaid internships: the sad fate of scores of millennials who were foolishly led to believe that the four years they spent majoring in Victorian Studies and beer pong would prepare them for the harsh reality of entering the work force. Nearly every person who's ever had to suffer through an intern's daily unpaid… » 5/10/13 3:00pm 5/10/13 3:00pm

JWOWW's Clothing Line Gets Killed

The Devil Does Not Wear Prada: Fall/Winter Internship Announcement

Now that college-age young women (and men) are getting accustomed to their autumn schedules, it's time for a (perhaps) long-awaited internship announcement. » 10/05/09 5:20pm 10/05/09 5:20pm