Who Is Penelope Trunk?

Career blogger Penelope Trunk was already a little bit infamous when she tweeted about her miscarriage during a board meeting. Now, she's written an astonishingly raw post about her abusive marriage, complete with a photo of her bruised body. Yet this is the same blogger who routinely issues tidy, didactic lists about… » 12/29/11 4:50pm 12/29/11 4:50pm

A Reconsideration Of Penelope Trunk, The Miscarriage-Tweeting Career…

Last week, career advisor Penelope Trunk Twittered about her miscarriage, sending the blogosphere into a frenzy. I, for one, was nonplussed. But after watching Trunk hold her own with CNN's Rick Sanchez, I've changed my mind. To a point. » 10/01/09 3:00pm 10/01/09 3:00pm

New York State Court Says Dishing About Your Divorce Online Is Legal,…

Tricia Walsh-Smith, the playwright and soon-to-be-ex-wife of theater executive Philip Smith who posted a tearful, angry rant about her divorce on YouTube, isn't the only divorcée talking about her plight on the 'net. Today's New York Times discusses the pitfalls of broadcasting a breakup for the world to see, profiling… » 4/18/08 12:00pm 4/18/08 12:00pm

Canned Career Columnist: "Take That Career Drive And Direct It Toward…

Last we heard from Penelope Trunk, she was a Yahoo! Finance career columnist in the midst of being unceremoniously sacked for the women's ghetto of the company's "Lifestyle" channels. We were deeply saddened, as we often agreed with her advice, like the time she said that if you want a better job, "Don't work hard! Work » 3/04/08 1:30pm 3/04/08 1:30pm