Hillary Clinton Might Not Want Barack When Ted's On The Other Line

  • Hillary Clinton has not agreed to be Obama's Secretary of State even if she is officially offered it. [Politico]
  • She has, however, been asked to head Ted Kennedy's health reform task force next year. [The Hill]
  • Mr. Jowls will remain the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security. Jane Hamsher and others say, in so…
  • » 11/18/08 6:40pm 11/18/08 6:40pm

Do's And Don'ts At The Glamour "Women Of The Year" Awards

It's that time of year again! That's right, 2008's Glamour » 11/11/08 11:00am 11/11/08 11:00am Women of the Year Awards, which succeeded in bringing together Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Jane Goodall and Sarah Michelle Gellar, Fergie, Natalie Portman and Tyra Banks under one roof at New York's Carnegie Hall. With such a wide-ranging assortment of…

Karl Lagerfeld's Giant Chanel Jacket: Pretty Fucking Scary, Yeah?

  • Marianne Faithfull on that giant Chanel jacket sculpture thingy parked outside their couture show: "phallic." How long before someone brings Hillary Clinton's gender into this, ya think? [Fashion Week Daily]
  • J.Crew's new, hipper, and less-expensive line, Madewell, has just tapped someone from the land of magazines for…
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'Jane' Ex-Eds Plead With Ex-Subscribers To Maybe Look Into 'Portfolio' Instead

Ah, poor exiles of the timber-wasting empire that is Conde Nast. Subscribers to its now-shuttered ladymag for people who don't read ladymags Jane are now getting Glamour, which is sort of to Jane what Jane is to .... The Paris Review... and old Jane staffers are pissed that readers have yet to call up and complain en… » 8/24/07 10:00am 8/24/07 10:00am

'Marie Claire': Serial Shoplifter Of 'Jane' Magazine Ideas?

Marie Claire stealing ideas from another magazine? Never! On Friday, Radar called out the struggling Hearst women's title for the curious similarities between a fashion feature in Marie Claire's September issue and one in Jane magazine's (final) August issue. Marie Claire editor in chief Joanna Coles denied everything… » 8/20/07 9:30am 8/20/07 9:30am

'The Fashionista Diaries': More To Hate!

You guys wanted it, so here it is—a Stephanie Trong clip-reel from Wednesday night's episode of The Fashionista Diaries. Whereas Seven House PR mentor Mandie "Cunt Face" Erickson deals with the assistants by alternating between verbal mockery and ostracism, Stephanie Trong, the former executive editor of Jane,… » 8/03/07 2:00pm 8/03/07 2:00pm

'Marie Claire' Sees 'Jane' As Role Model, Requests Model Rolodex

[Left: February 2007 'Jane'; Right: August 2007 'Marie Claire.' And yeah that's a nipple.]
Breaking news from the August issue of Marie Claire! Sometimes supermodels like to be around other kinds of skinny people. Apparently that Czech model who probably negotiated a better day rate after she gave all those interviews… » 7/20/07 3:15pm 7/20/07 3:15pm

Partying With The Ill Girls Of 'Missbehave' Magazine

"I'm having trouble holding the camera straight because I had a little too much Ritalin today," I apologized. "THAT'S SO MISSBEHAVE!!!" gushed a tidily attractive Asian girl named Mary in a black dress and almost spookily perfect eyeliner, as I shakily aimed my cameraphone at Samantha, a tan, girlish thirty-year-old… » 7/12/07 4:00pm 7/12/07 4:00pm

Dear 'Jane' Readers, Explain To Us What You See In 'Nylon'?

How will you replace Jane? (Or as a newly jobless Jane alum just mused to us, how will Jane replace its jobs? "Do they write about diets now? Do they turn themselves into fashionistas?") Yesterday we took a poll as to your feelings on the matter, and last we checked the vast plurality of you said Nylon. Really? Nylon?… » 7/10/07 5:30pm 7/10/07 5:30pm

What Will You Read Instead Of 'Jane'? Presuming, Er, You Read 'Jane'...

"Loneliness blows," begins a story in one of our leading contenders to replace Jane as the only women's magazine we actually enjoy reading. "And if you say that being single isn't lonely, it makes us way sadder for you, the delusional girl saying it aloud. Alone. As the words ping off your apartment wall to land in… » 7/09/07 5:36pm 7/09/07 5:36pm

How 'Jane' Virgin Sarah DiMuro Does Not Want To Lose Her Virginity

So did you check out 'Modern Love' in the New York Times over the weekend? The one with the 25-year-old virgin who works at an abortion clinic and gets jealous when her friends have pregnancy scares? Because she feels like a lack of sex, although not a big deal, is a really big deal? That is trapping her in childhood… » 6/25/07 6:43pm 6/25/07 6:43pm

The Unbearable Quirkiness of the Unstoppable Charm Of Zooey Deschanel

At the beginning of this month's Jane cover profile 'The Unstoppable Charm of Zooey Deschanel', writer Shelly Ridenour finds herself with the actress at a farmer's market. It's crowded, cluttered with street musicians and "family-run cheesy" but it's also "shiny" and "fresh" and "a little bit too predictable." Sort… » 6/04/07 6:07pm 6/04/07 6:07pm