Body Image, Beauty Mags And The Biggest Loser: An Interview With Valerie Frankel

Women feel terrible about their bodies. After over a year at Jezebel, I know this is an incontrovertible fact. And yes, there are the blessed few out there who are free from self-loathing, but they are few and far between and I know this because I read your comments. Anytime we post something even remotely pertaining… »11/03/08 1:00pm11/03/08 1:00pm

Social Awkwardness, Long Odds & Sarah Palin: A Chat With Curtis Sittenfeld

Most people who are famous — and I don't mean the kind of famous where a few people recognize you at the supermarket, I mean people who are known worldwide — are famous because they have sought the spotlight like particularly aggressive moths. But what about those mostly innocent bystanders who become famous not by… »9/10/08 1:00pm9/10/08 1:00pm

Pussy, Parents And Puppies: A Q&A With Comedian Margaret Cho

For the second installment of our Q&A series, Sweet Talk, I chatted with Margaret Cho, and you guys, I have to be honest. It was really hard for me to interview her because I am such a pathetic fan girl. I have loved her since All-American Girl premiered in 1994, and I still remember being 12 or 13 and watching the… »8/12/08 2:00pm8/12/08 2:00pm