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"So Where Did All The Darias Go?"

Marisa Meltzer: Eight years after Daria, "the super-smart, dry, withering, righteously angry girls are largely absent from pop culture. For every sassy adolescent...our current teen cultural landscape is clogged with heroines whose principal interest...are status and men." » 7/23/10 3:45pm 7/23/10 3:45pm

Fashion Blogger Tavi Gevinson On Terry Richardson, Cute Shoes, &…

Teen blogger Tavi Gevinson spoke this morning to a packed room of industry professionals, reporters, and marketers about the "unpredictability" of Generation Y. They wanted to know how the generation's personal qualities would make young people liable to buy things. » 5/14/10 5:20pm 5/14/10 5:20pm

Anna Wintour Says Irving Penn "Seductive," Catherine McNeil Engaged To…

Video Vixens: Let's Dance

Writer Marisa Meltzer, author of the new book 'Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music', has curated a miniseries of contemporary women's music for us this week. After the jump, Marisa's fourth feature: the best dance videos. » 3/25/10 6:00pm 3/25/10 6:00pm

Video Vixens: Spice Boys And Barbie Men

Writer Marisa Meltzer, author of the new book 'Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music', has curated a miniseries of contemporary women's music for us this week. After the jump, Marisa's first contribution, a gallery of boys who sing girl-songs. » 3/22/10 1:20pm 3/22/10 1:20pm

Grrrl Power: Talking With Inadvertent 90s Authority Marisa Meltzer

One of the books we're most excited about is Jezebel fave Marisa Meltzer's Girl Power, an exploration of the 90s Riot Grrrl revolution. Join us as Marisa talks Grrrls, the world's coolest mom, and "selling out." » 3/09/10 3:20pm 3/09/10 3:20pm

Posh Revels In Talk Of Frocks; What Celebrities Really Get Paid To Be…

Nice Girls Finish First — Or Is It Last?

Just a few months after it promoted gum-snapping, curse-yelling "British It girls" as the next big thing, The Daily Beast says it's now hip to be nice. » 8/10/09 5:00pm 8/10/09 5:00pm

How Sassy Changed My Life

For many women of Generation X, Sassy magazine served the same function that "Sex And The City" did for Generation Y; that is, inspiring them to move to New York and work in publishing. (Fortunately, Sassy magazine did not also promote Brazilian waxes, $600 stilettos and total self-absorption). For other women, the… » 5/21/07 7:00pm 5/21/07 7:00pm