What Julia Allison & John McCain Have Done To Journalism

Since the world is ending around us, it's important to take note of what parts of our civilization fell and in what order. And, really, there's no one better at documenting mayhem than the original Wonkette (the rest of us are just pale imitations), Ana Marie Cox » 9/16/08 10:00am 9/16/08 10:00am, who now writes for 's . Today, Ana and I talk about…

The New York Times Does BlogHer Later Than My Last Period

The New Yorks Times Sunday Styles Section published a long piece this weekend on the BlogHer conference that took place opposite Netroots Nation more than a week ago. While it was entitled "Blogging's Glass Ceiling" and touched on one of my favorite topics — the relative lack of prominence of female bloggers, and… » 7/28/08 3:30pm 7/28/08 3:30pm

Everyone — Even Jack Cafferty — Ends Up Disappointing

  • Cudmudgeonly uncle-anchor Jack Cafferty has disappointed millions of women everywhere by saying, "Viagra is used to treat a medical condition, erectile dysfunction. Birth control is a lifestyle choice," when discussing John McCain's little birth control gaffe. Jack, sweetie, birth control pills do treat medical…
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Airport Sedition II: Is Jesse Jackson A Hypocrite Or Are We Just In A…

Another day, another round of airports (only, this time, everyone's Stateside) as our semi-beloved Spencer Attackerman heads to Netroots Nation in Austin to represent the Washington Independent and I sit alone outside of security having driven him to BWI as way to convince him to keep doing Crappy through tomorrow. But … » 7/17/08 10:00am 7/17/08 10:00am

Maybe It's Time To Stop Hating On America's Scary Sadshaws

When I began conceiving of Jezebel, one of the first "Don'ts" on my list concerned one Julia Allison, sex columnist, media figure and self-promoter extraordinaire. Not only was Julia amply covered by Jezebel's big brother site Gawker, to me, she represented everything that was wrong with young women in the 00's. Called " » 3/31/08 12:30pm 3/31/08 12:30pm

Julia Allison Asks: What About Fashion Makes You Want To Hurl?


Okay, so you got the joke: Fashion Week makes us puke. Hence we're giving out barf bags!! At Bryant Park! Just steps away from Vera Wang! Right now!! But just as we each have our own personal style, we all have our own personal reasons for feeling the tongue sweat during Fashion Week. For Jennie it's the free booze… » 9/07/07 12:00pm 9/07/07 12:00pm