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

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 1:00pm 11/03/08 1:00pm

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

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 1:00pm 9/10/08 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 2:00pm 8/12/08 2:00pm

This Is Not Chick Lit: A Q&A With Writer Janelle Brown

Janelle Brown's debut novel, All We Ever Wanted Was Everything, in addition to including a Bauhaus reference in its title, is essentially about the relationship between Janice Miller and her two daughters, Margaret, 28, and Lizzie, 14. AWEWWE depicts a shining Silicon Valley suburb replete with country club… » 7/15/08 1:00pm 7/15/08 1:00pm