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 alien, … » 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 are… » 9/26/08 12:30pm 9/26/08 12:30pm

We're Totally Throwing Our Hats In The Air For Our Sponsors

On this day in 1970, The Mary Tyler Moore Show » 9/19/08 11:30am 9/19/08 11:30am debuted on CBS. Even if you never really got into the show, you've gotta love that theme song: "Who can turn the world on with her smile? Who can take a nothing day, and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile? Well it's girl, and you should know it! With each glance and…

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 possible … » 8/15/08 11:30am 8/15/08 11:30am

Our Sponsors Are Innovators, Not Imitators

Big Mama Thornton » 7/25/08 10:00am 7/25/08 10:00am died on this day in 1984. The blues singer — born in 1926 — was the first to record the hit song "Hound Dog," which became a hit three years later when Elvis covered it. She also wrote and recorded "Ball 'n' Chain," which was a huge success when Janis Joplin covered it. Take a moment to acknowledge a true …

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 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 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