Elizabeth Berkely Is Concerned About 'Ballooning,' 'Bursting' Mothers

In today's Tweet Beat, words matter to Elizabeth Berkely, Diabo Cody is trying to track down Bruno Mars and it's unclear if Joyce Carol Oates is talking about women or cats. » 7/14/14 7:30pm 7/14/14 7:30pm

Val Kilmer Takes a Trip Down Marlon Brando Home Movie Memory Lane

In today's Tweet Beat, Val Kilmer drops some great screenshots into the internet ether from his time filming The Island of Dr. Moreau, Joyce Carol Oates out-Joyce Carol Oates herself and Chelsea Peretti invents a new way to do your nails. » 5/07/14 7:30pm 5/07/14 7:30pm

Joyce Carol Oates Wonders About Womances or Whatever They're Called

In today's Tweet Beat, Joyce Carol Oates needs a new word for her lexicon, Dylan McDermott has unintentional advice for Ramona Singer and Idris Elba is doing fine. » 2/04/14 7:30pm 2/04/14 7:30pm

Azealia Banks Opines On How '212' Changed Her Life, Beefs and Gawker

In today's Tweet Beat, Joyce Carol Oates added her voice to the conversation about commercial versus literary writing, and extensively at that (note: not all tweets included). Plus Azealia Banks had some thoughts again and Gloria Steinem went voting. » 9/10/13 7:40pm 9/10/13 7:40pm

Please Stop Tweeting, Joyce Carol Oates

A few days ago, scarily prolific writer Joyce Carol Oates decided to start tweeting ignorant racist thoughts on all sorts of topics! Why? Who knows! » 7/09/13 6:40pm 7/09/13 6:40pm

"You Don't Deke Margaret"

This video proves what we've all long suspected — that The Mighty Ducks would have been way better if it starred Margaret Atwood. Next, could we have boxing tips from Joyce Carol Oates? [Salon] » 3/15/10 6:30pm 3/15/10 6:30pm

A Room Of One's Own

"I go into a very happy state of mind when I'm vacuuming. I think some of my male colleagues, like Philip Roth and Don DeLillo, are completely denied this pleasure." - To Sunday's Times magazine. » 4/08/09 1:20pm 4/08/09 1:20pm

Miley Cyrus: Fifteen & Topless in Vanity Fair

The incredibly prolific (bitch has written over 70 books!) literary badass Joyce Carol Oates has been nominated for not one, but two National Book Critics Circle awards. Oates was nominated in fiction for The Gravedigger's Daughter, and in autobiography for The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates. Other female nominees for… » 1/14/08 4:20pm 1/14/08 4:20pm