Sea of Shoes Blogger Really Said All That Insipid Stuff, Insists Writer

The Texas Monthly already said that it stands behind the reporting in its profile of Jane Aldridge — "in Jimmy Choo stiletto heels" — but the writer of the piece, Jason Sheeler, has a more detailed explanation of some of the disputed quotes and facts at the magazine's blog. To wit, how that "Why should I go to college?"… » 4/09/12 4:15pm 4/09/12 4:15pm

Sea Of Shoes Blogger's Parents Gave Her 'Several Hundred Thousand…

The Texas Monthly has a new profile of Jane Aldridge, the 20-year-old from Texas who parlayed a teenaged personal style blog documenting her pricey designer shoe collection into a footwear collaboration with Urban Outfitters, a début at the Crillon, and a close, personal friendship with Kanye West. And it is so damning… » 4/05/12 9:15pm 4/05/12 9:15pm

Jenna Bush Hates Death Penalty, Eating Meat, Dad's Presidency

Jenna Bush is the subject of a really long slobbering Texas Monthly cover story next month that I read in the latest development in my months-long struggle with the notion that she could actually be a decent person who feels really bad about her dad fucking up the country/various others/etc. While the author is not… » 10/04/07 7:45pm 10/04/07 7:45pm