We're Living in the Era of Body-Positive Wolf-Crying Run Amok

On the Emmy Awards red carpet on Sunday night, Lena Dunham wore a teal floral-print Prada gown and Claire Danes showed up in Armani. One's sartorial choice was panned, the other's lauded. Challenge: write about either woman's appearance without inducing knee jerk accusations of bodysnarking/thin shaming. YOU CAN'T DO… » 9/25/13 2:20pm 9/25/13 2:20pm

A Complete Guide to Shaming and Snarking

It's surprisingly tough to keep track of all the stuff that can offend people. But we learn as we go — every day is a teachable moment. As such, we've been keeping a running list of all of the -snarking and -shaming we've been accused of over the past year; it is our hope that in sharing it, we can help make the world… » 6/26/12 7:00pm 6/26/12 7:00pm

The English Continue To Pile On Probable Oscar-Winner Kate Winslet

Fresh on the heels of the national "humiliation" that was her Golden Globes acceptance speech, Britain has again turned on Kate Winslet. Now she's "smug" "duplicitous" and "the world's most irritating actress." Harsh much? » 1/30/09 1:00pm 1/30/09 1:00pm