Madeleine Albright Tells It Like It Is: "The World Is a Mess"

The precarious ceasefire that momentarily halted the fighting between Israeli and Palestinian forces (that is well on its way to becoming the deadliest Israeli conflict in nearly a decade), dissolved. Dutch, Australian, and Malaysian authorities have decided not to send an armed mission to secure the still apparently… » 7/27/14 4:21pm Yesterday 4:21pm

The NYT Review of Woody Allen's New Movie Is Deliciously Scathing

There's a reason why New York Times film critic A.O. Scott made Jezebel's Hot 100. His criticism is consistently insightful, humorous and justifiably biting (like when he reviewed Adam Sandler's latest comedy with a succinct "It will make your children stupid"). The latest target for his ire: Woody Allen's Magic in… » 7/26/14 3:45pm Saturday 3:45pm

Jill Abramson on Helping Women, Dealing With Sexism and Getting Fired

Jill Abramson — the former executive editor of the New York Times whose unceremonious firing earlier this year was rumored to have been caused by a dispute over salary inequalities (and/or just plain ol' insidious sexism) — has given her first magazine interview since losing her job. It is with Cosmopolitan. » 7/15/14 7:45pm 7/15/14 7:45pm

Tilda Swinton Will Neither Confirm Nor Deny She's David Bowie's Clone

Tilda Swinton stopped by Reddit over the weekend to promote her new movie Snowpiercer and do an AMA. Her answers — surprising no one — were excellent, open and covered topics ranging from her filmography to fashion to polyamory. In fact, the only point at which she got a little cagey was when discussing what people… » 6/30/14 2:20pm 6/30/14 2:20pm

Amy Poehler Has a Beautiful (Imaginary) Friendship with Bette Midler

Amy Poehler was a guest speaker at Bette Midler's New York Restoration Project's 13th Annual Spring Picnic on Sunday evening and, during her speech, remarked on her decades-long friendship with the hostess. Turns out that she and Midler have been best friends since the late '70s...but only in Poehler's imagination. » 6/02/14 1:40pm 6/02/14 1:40pm

What It's Like to Film a Sex Scene When You're Pregnant

As part of a Hollywood Reporter's roundtable with some of the best dramatic actresses on television today, Claire Danes, Vera Farmiga, Keri Russell, Julianna Margulies, Jessica Paré and Sarah Paulson had a little discussion about how weird it is to pretend to have sex with someone when there's another someone growing… » 5/21/14 4:30pm 5/21/14 4:30pm