Famed NSFW Pirelli Calendar to Celebrate Women for Their Brains or Something

The Pirelli Calendar has long been known for its exclusive, seductive pictures of the world’s top models, shot by the world’s best photographers, as was celebrated last year in a book on the calendar’s 50-plus years of production. While the 2016 calendar was expected to be much of the same, it appears that this year,… »9/22/15 11:00am9/22/15 11:00am

Clinique Uses Tavi Gevinson and Hannah Bronfman to 'Engage Millennials' 

Clinique is hoping to transform its significance among the “millennial” set from the crusty old moisturizer your mom let you play with as a kid to products you might actually buy. And who better to convince us to open our sustainably-sourced wallets than Queen Millennial herself, Tavi Gevinson? »7/14/15 1:10pm7/14/15 1:10pm

Natasha Lyonne and More Very Cool People Really Want You to Vote

Joan Jett! Tracee Ellis Ross! Carrie Brownstein! A dancing ovary puppet! Everyone you ever thought was cool got together and remixed "Bad Reputation" to help you vote in next week's midterm elections on Nov. 4th. Why? The War on Women rages on and Republicans are trying to stop The Ladies from voting because we … »10/28/14 6:10pm10/28/14 6:10pm

Lena Dunham Accidentally Interviews Herself, Instead Of Mindy Kaling

Gretchen Weiners interviewed Karen Smith for Regina George's latest Burn Book, and the result is just as cloying and unreadable as you might think. Rolling Stone shares an exclusive interview between BFFs/human centipedes Lena Dunham and Mindy Kaling, for Tavi Gevinson's Rookie Yearbook Two, a hard-copy offshoot of… »11/12/13 10:40pm11/12/13 10:40pm

Wise Teens Turn #Followateen Movement Into #Followanadult

Last month, Buzzfeed's Katie Notopolous urged Twitter users to #followateen and report on what said teen is up to in a mockingly anthropological tone. (Examples range from "My teen thinks Anne Frank was 'a great girl'" to "My teen is lamenting the fact that she hates the taste of alcohol and cannot do shots like many… »5/03/13 2:20pm5/03/13 2:20pm

Tavi Gevinson Acts, Sings in New Animated Short Cadaver (with Christopher Lloyd and Kathy Bates)

We saw the trailer and heard the song — a sweet, winsome cover of Neil Young's "Heart of Gold" — and now it's here. Director Jonah Ansell's animated short Cadaver tells the story of a medical-school cadaver (voiced by Christopher Lloyd) who suddenly reanimates as a student (Tavi Gevinson) begins to dissect his body,… »1/17/13 6:20pm1/17/13 6:20pm

Tavi Gevinson Teaches Jimmy Fallon How to Bitchface

Tavi Gevinson, the 16-year-old fashion and editorial wunderkind behind the über cool teen website Rookie, was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night to promote her new book Rookie Yearbook One. As if she wasn't impressive enough, Gevinson managed to bowl Fallon and the entire audience over with her charm and… »9/12/12 11:15am9/12/12 11:15am

Tavi Gevinson Graces Cover of Bust, Talks Feminism and Mean Girls

16-year-old Tavi Gevinson is on the cover of Bust magazine and this week's New York Times Style section. The blogger and Rookie editor talks to the former about her interest in fashion, feminist conversion experience, and college plans. The Times tagged along on Rookie's recent road trip of readings and events across… »7/30/12 2:35pm7/30/12 2:35pm

Watch Tavi Gevinson Talk About My So-Called Life, Freaks and Geeks, and the Dearth of Complicated Teen Girls on TV

Rookie founder and high school student Tavi Gevinson gave a talk at a TEDxTeen event about "strong female characters," feminism, and how the narrow ways in which popular culture views women impacts teen girls, both in fiction and in real life. It's funny and astute, and Gevinson calls for more TV shows with… »4/12/12 6:30pm4/12/12 6:30pm