Lena Dunham Accidentally Interviews Herself, Instead Of Mindy Kaling

Gretchen Weiners interviewed Karen Smith for Regina George's latest Burn Book, and the result is just as cloying and unreadable as you might think. Rolling Stone shares an exclusive interview between BFFs/human centipedes Lena Dunham and Mindy Kaling, for Tavi Gevinson's Rookie Yearbook Two, a hard-copy offshoot of her … » 11/12/13 10:40pm 11/12/13 10:40pm

Wise Teens Turn #Followateen Movement Into #Followanadult

Last month, Buzzfeed's Katie Notopolous urged Twitter users to #followateen and report on what said teen is up to in a mockingly anthropological tone. (Examples range from "My teen thinks Anne Frank was 'a great girl'" to "My teen is lamenting the fact that she hates the taste of alcohol and cannot do shots like many of… » 5/03/13 2:20pm 5/03/13 2:20pm

Karen Elson Thinks Fashion Needs More Feminism

Supermodel and musician Karen Elson popped up over at Rookie to answer advice questions from teen readers. Elson offered reassurance to one teen who was feeling self-conscious about her tooth gap, gave another advice about how to have a more constructive relationship with her mother (boundaries!), and helped out a girl … » 3/29/13 5:10pm 3/29/13 5:10pm

We Might Be Getting a New Female Cop Comedy from the Producer of

ABC has just ordered a pilot script for Rookie, a half-hour single-camera comedy about a young woman who attempts to reinvent herself by becoming a cop and ends up building a surrogate family out of her fellow police officers. Easy A producer Will Gluck will act as a non-writing EP and — oy — Tosh.0's Scott Zabielski… » 12/04/12 6:50pm 12/04/12 6:50pm

Dress Like Uhura, Barbarella, and Other Hot Sexy Bitches From Space

If you're into channeling a future babe but don't want to look like you're sporting a straight-up costume, Rookie's put together some hot looks for you. I'm really feeling Barbarella's body suit and Rachael's owl clutch, but are owls totally stupid now? Does that mean I shouldn't buy that American Apparel crop top… » 11/21/12 10:50am 11/21/12 10:50am

Tavi Gevinson Graces Cover of Bust, Talks Feminism and Mean Girls

16-year-old Tavi Gevinson is on the cover of Bust magazine and this week's New York Times Style section. The blogger and Rookie editor talks to the former about her interest in fashion, feminist conversion experience, and college plans. The Times tagged along on Rookie's recent road trip of readings and events across… » 7/30/12 2:35pm 7/30/12 2:35pm

Tavi Gevinson's New Website Is Live

Fashion blogger, high school student, Jezebel contributor, and fashion writer Tavi Gevinson launched her new site, Rookie yesterday, which has already published plenty of interesting stuff, including an editor's letter in which Gevinson lays out her vision for the publication. Gevinson says that experiences like… » 9/06/11 1:40pm 9/06/11 1:40pm

Tavi Says Her New Magazine Will Be 'Subversive'

Awesome Chicago resident Tavi Gevinson talked to awesome Chicago exile Ira Glass about one of her upcoming publishing projects. No, not the book, not the freelance contributions to various publications, not the other book, not the website she's apparently launching with Jane Pratt: Gevinson revealed more details of her … » 7/29/11 12:00pm 7/29/11 12:00pm