How We Got the Idea That Ladymags Don't Publish 'Serious Journalism'

Women's magazines aren't serious. That's the perception that exists anyway. It might be a matter of what consumers think about them, or maybe it's just how the people who work at them are judged by their peers in the media. But they're not taken seriously, and it's not because of their content. It's because our… » 6/17/13 12:20pm 6/17/13 12:20pm

Cool Giovanni Ribisi And Cool Agyness Deyn Elope Coolly

Giovanni Ribisi, Giovanni Ribisi's moustache and model Agyness Deyn have apparently been dating on the sly for months and quietly married in Los Angeles this weekend. As recently as March, Deyn told press "I'm all alone. There has been no man in my life for several months now and although it would be nice to have a… » 6/22/12 9:00am 6/22/12 9:00am

Jack Osbourne Diagnosed With Multiple Sclerosis At 26

Two weeks after welcoming daughter Pearl Clementine with his fiancée Lisa Stelly, Jack Osbourne, 26, has been diagnosed with relapsing, remitting multiple sclerosis—the most common, but least aggressive form of the illness, says Osbourne. "I was just angry and frustrated and kept thinking, 'Why now?' " he told People… » 6/18/12 9:00am 6/18/12 9:00am

Cruz & Kruger Corral Campaigns; Anarchists Attack American Apparel

Suze Orman Says Couples Should Keep Accounts Separate

Though some of our fellow Gawker Media bloggers » 11/03/08 4:40pm 11/03/08 4:40pm think Suze Orman is bilking women out of their hard earned cash by peddling common sense advice that could be applied just as easily to men, we're fans of Suze's for women. As such we were pleased to find her on the cover of the , doling out advice for how women can get …

We Just Want The Next President To Come On Down Already

  • Only a few more days until the election, and Barack Obama is doing us a solid by appearing with two of our favorites: Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart.
  • You know who is so not our favorite? Former Ms. editor turned turned Palin proponent Elaine Lafferty.
  • John McCain is also on our shit list for his female-unfriendly…
» 10/31/08 6:30pm 10/31/08 6:30pm

Ms. Writer: Avoiding (Fashion) Magazines Is Good For Female Mental…

The new issue of Ms. hits stands today and inside is a story about self-objectification, or "viewing one's body as a sex object to be consumed by the male gaze." More and more women are viewing themselves as sex objects, says Caroline Heldman, Ph.D., an assistant professor of politics at Occidental College, and it's due… » 4/29/08 12:00pm 4/29/08 12:00pm

Some Men Who Hate Hillary Are Sexist. We Get It. Now Let's Move On.

If I have to read another article about how some men hate Hillary Clinton for vaguely misogynistic reasons I'm going to give myself a series of tiny paper cuts with the latest copy of Ms. and rub salt in them. But lo! Rebecca Traister goes on for over 4,000 words in Salon today, parsing some young, liberal, and mostly… » 4/14/08 3:40pm 4/14/08 3:40pm

MediaPost writer "Dorothy Parker" agrees with our own Slut Machine's assessment of the 35th anniversary issue of Ms. Magazine. "I am a feminist, and I'm rooting for Ms. to hang around for at least another 35 years," Parker writes, "But I'm also a journalist, and this issue is as dull as a macramé planter from 1978." Oh, snap! … » 11/30/07 2:30pm 11/30/07 2:30pm

This Week We Discussed Pizza, Bacon Cheeseburgers, Now and Laters.

We worried about Tinsley's eating habits.
And about this girl who sold her vaj for a bacon double cheeseburger.
We crushed on DJ to the stars Mark Ronson.
And anti-crushed on Glamour jerkblogger Mike Cherico.
We wondered why high-end salesgirls are so cunty.
And fretted over the the safety of our dear Anonymous… » 11/02/07 8:00pm 11/02/07 8:00pm