San Francisco Paper Inexplicably Publishes Sexist Crap

SF Gate, which is ostensibly a news site for news, is now publishing Good Housekeeping articles because, uh, they're both owned by Hearst and SF Gate needs content? Fine, but it's a fucking bummer to go to a news site for news and be told that you should get all dolled up at home so your lubby hubby doesn't catch a… » 8/15/13 10:25am 8/15/13 10:25am

Major Newspapers Don't Particularly Care When Notable Women Die

Hey, did any notable women die this year? Eh, not that many, according to our major national newspapers, most of which release lists of significant deaths every year. Countless women (sorry, we can't tell you who, since we don't know who they are) are rolling in their graves thanks to Mother Jones' in-depth look at… » 12/12/12 2:10pm 12/12/12 2:10pm

Woman Trapped In Lawn Chair Saved By Paper Boy

A freak accident that left a 75-year-old woman trapped outside in a canvas chair overnight has a happy ending thanks to the newspaper carrier). Last month Evelyn Rogers of Liberty Hill, Texas pulled a piece of plastic on the chair she was sitting in on her patio and it collapsed, trapping her in the aluminum frame.… » 9/06/11 10:41pm 9/06/11 10:41pm

Extreme Couponing Sparks Increase In Nationwide Newspaper Theft

The most ridiculous thing to come out of TLC's Extreme Couponing is not the fact that we are quite literally watching people dumpster dive for coupons, but that there's some real truth to what we're watching. As you are no doubt aware, the economy is in the shitter, and as such people are going to extremes to gather… » 8/19/11 2:15pm 8/19/11 2:15pm

Why Are Newspaper Newsrooms So Sexist? I Ask Veteran Newspaper Reporter…

Here's something we can all agree on: Boy's clubs = bad! An angry editor at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette just resigned with an awesome if not entirely coherent screed subject-headed "Fuck The Glass." Apparently Marilyn Mitchell had enough of their casual harmless N-world wielding and penis size comparing! Also, she… » 2/15/08 4:00pm 2/15/08 4:00pm