It was the “WHY WHY WHY” heard ‘round the world. Nancy Kerrigan was clubbed above the knee by a stranger after leaving the ice rink just prior to the U.S. Figure Skating Championship of 1994. Soon thereafter, her competitor Tonya Harding was implicated in the crime. Twenty-three years later, thanks to an unfortunate …
If you were an alien just touching down in like, Arlington, Virginia, and wanted to look around to get a sense of what kind of culture we had here (read a few blogs, pick up a newspaper at a stand, talk to any loiterers), you might believe that the only women in the world were Ivanka and Melania Trump. Not only…
On Thursday, the US House Budget Committee voted 19-17 in favor of moving the American Health Care Act, the GOP replacement to the Affordable Care Act, to another final committee before it goes up for a vote in the House of Representatives with some modifications. Yet still, the bill continues to suck.
On Wednesday, thousands women across the country either went on strike from work, wore red, or abstained from buying things as part of A Day Without a Woman and the International Women’s Strike, to be held in conjunction with International Women’s Day. In the words of the Women’s Strike organizers, “These actions are…
Find the nearest E-meter and take a seat, because you’ll definitely need to be audited after listening to this week’s shocking (and frequently spooky) DirtCast episode all about Scientology.
In advance of International Women’s Day on March 8, why not focus on the declining state of women’s healthcare in the United States?
You would think if we kept making organizations the biggest dicks of the week, we’d eventually run out of dicks. Somehow, we think we’ll be fine.
Gavin Grimm, a transgender teenager from Gloucester, Virginia, has been fighting to use the boys’ bathroom for over two years—first with his school board, then in the court room. After a series of victories and appeals, the Supreme Court has agreed to the hear the case, and Grimm, along with his ACLU attorney Joshua…
That’s right! The best part of OUR Wednesdays is back with an all new episode of DirtCast, the podcast in which Bobby and yours truly break down the best celebrity gossip of the week with an “inside baseball” approach. Or so we’ve been told—neither of us knows what “baseball” is.
On Wednesday, Alabama Senator and certified civil rights nightmare Jefferson Beauregard Sessions was confirmed as Donald Trump’s Attorney General, with a near-party-line vote of 52 to 47. Sessions’ nomination represents a near-180-degree flip in the values and priorities of the Justice Department.
Happy HUMP day, readers! Looking for a salve to soothe the burn of an already stupid-terrible week? Why not listen to the very first episode of DirtCast, the new Jezebel/Fusion Media podcast wherein Bobby Finger and I talk about the dumbest celebrity gossip of the week and go deep on the shallow?
On this week’s episode of our new policy and politics podcast Big Time Dicks, we’re taking a closer look at the Muslim Ban, what it means, and how it’s affected people. Do you have a story, thought, or fear you’d like to share? Email us a voice note (just record into your phone’s voice recorder app and send us the…
What better way to cap off a really immeasurably frightening week than with the first episode of Jezebel’s new politics podcast Big Time Dicks?
At Jezebel, we’re intimately familiar with the kind of garbage policies our local and federal governments can saddle us with, and have explored them at length in our “Big Time Small Time Dicks” column. But Donald Trump’s election has bestowed these lawmakers with the gauze of legitimacy, empowering them to write…
Christmas has come early for superfans of the New York Times’ Modern Love column—the series will be spun off into a new podcast via Boston’s WBUR radio station.
To follow up its popular first season that revolved around the trial of Adnan Syed, the second season of Serial will reportedly focus on former prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl.
Richard Lee Pryor's widow Jennifer Lee Pryor is joining the chorus of women who've publicly berated Bill Cosby in light of his multiple rape allegations.
Paul, if you thought rapping about matzo bread would make us want to hit it any less, you were very very wrong.