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Let the Quipping Begin: Apple Might Take Orange’s Place in Sponsoring…

A funny thing might be happening to the Orange Prize for Fiction, a prestigious literary award that recognizes novels written by women — its sponsor might be changing! Oh, wait, I told it wrong — the funny part is that the new sponsor might be none other than the company founded by a notorious Men in Black-esque… » 8/13/12 9:15pm 8/13/12 9:15pm

There's No Debating It: Our Sponsors Are Magic

On September 26 in 1960, the first televised debate between presidential candidates took place in Chicago. Republican Richard M. Nixon and Democrat John F. Kennedy squared off. Will there be a debate tonight? (CNN says yes!) Well, it's also Olivia Newton-John's birthday, and she always says: "You have to believe we… » 9/26/08 12:30pm 9/26/08 12:30pm

We're Dancing A Celebratory Jig Of Joy For Our Sponsors

In 1882, the Central Labor Union (of New York City) sought to create "a day off for the working citizens." And in 1894, Labor Day became a federal holiday in the U.S. So happily, some of us have a three day weekend! Time to celebrate. And, of course, time to thank the sponsors who make taking a day off possible. This… » 8/29/08 11:30am 8/29/08 11:30am

Our Sponsors Have A Special Place In History

On this day in 1947, India and Pakistan became independent after 200 years of British rule. Born on this day? Napoleon, in 1769. Ethel Barrymore, in 1879. Linda Ellerbee, in 1944. Debra Messing, in 1968. Debi Mazar, in 1964. And on this day in 2008, we thank our illustrious sponsors. This week, Jezebel is made… » 8/15/08 11:30am 8/15/08 11:30am

We Love Legends, Iconoclasts, Gonzos, Loudmouths & Our Sponsors

Celebrating birthdays today: Nelson Mandela. The late Hunter S. Thompson. Martha Reeves. Wendy Williams, Kristen Bell and um, Chace Crawford. Among others. Some legends in that bunch! We've got to take the time to send thanks to our sponsors this week: Chelsea Art Museum, Mighty Leaf Tea, Nextbook, Puma, TNT's Saving… » 7/18/08 11:30am 7/18/08 11:30am

Our Sponsors Are Changing The Course Of History

On this day in history... bad things happened. (Well, on any day in history bad things happened, but, yeah.) Joseph Smith, the founder of the Church of Latter Day Saints, was murdered (1844); the U.S. made the decision to send troops to the Korean peninsula, where tens of thousands of American soldiers were killed… » 6/27/08 10:30am 6/27/08 10:30am

Our Sponsors Do Not Have Friggatriskaidekaphobia

Happy Friday The 13th! If you're superstitious, this is a super unlucky day, what with the 13 and the Friday. But this is the only Friday the 13th this year! Next year there will be three. Anyhoozle, how about we "take back" random ancient traditions then and make a new rule: Friday the 13ths are super lucky, starting » 6/13/08 10:00am 6/13/08 10:00am

Our Sponsors Make Us Want To Write Romantic Poetry

It's June 6: You can celebrate Child Health Day (US), Clean Air Day (Canada) or Pushkin's birthday (Russia). Or you can just celebrate the fact that week after week, we are sponsored by companies cool enough to support the Jezebel Spirit. Many thanks to: Camp Camp, Honda Fit, The MANual, MGM Grand Foxwoods, Unscrew… » 6/06/08 11:30am 6/06/08 11:30am

Our Sponsors Sing Goodbye To May, Hello To June

May is winding down. Can you believe we're nearly halfway through this year? The pending summer certainly feels hard-earned. Personally, I've got a wicked case of sun lust. Speaking of wicked, celebrating a birthday today is Idina Menzel. That woman can sing! And we'd like to sing our praises to our sponsors. This… » 5/30/08 11:30am 5/30/08 11:30am

Our Sponsors Say The Grill Is Hot & The Drinks Are Cold

OMG a day off! Praise be. Time to eat and drink and sleep late. Or whatever floats your boat. And uh, you can start wearing white. So there's that. Enjoy yourself! Just as we enjoy recognizing our sponsors. As always, they make what we do possible. Thanks to E!, Fuerzabruta, Honda Fit, MGM Grand Foxwoods, Unscrew… » 5/23/08 10:30am 5/23/08 10:30am

Our Sponsors Know That's The Way Love Goes

Happy birthday to Janet Jackson, who turns 42 today! She's usually so soft-spoken, but she was loud, fierce and mouthy in her video for "That's The Way Love Goes." (So was a young Jennifer Lopez!) We're getting loud, fierce and mouthy about our sponsors: Many thanks to Honda Fit, MGM Grand Foxwoods, Oxygen Network,… » 5/16/08 10:30am 5/16/08 10:30am