Washington Post Magazine Runs Livejournal-y Cover Story By Unemployed Male Blogger. So Where's The Sultry Photo Shoot?

Because one can never get one's fill of first-person newspaper Sunday magazine stories by unemployed people in which nothing much happens, I read a cover story in the Washington Post Magazine called "Terminated," wherein a man named T.M. Shine — and, you will be shocked to learn, he blogs! — gets laid off from his job… »5/28/08 12:00pm5/28/08 12:00pm

5 Things About That Times Magazine Piece On Masturbatory Blogging

Maybe you heard but there's a big story out about our generation's compulsive confessionalism written by my ex-colleague, former Gawker editor Emily Gould. Emily is also my friend, though there were times during the Year Of Magical Linking (cf. Xian) I wished she could just get a lobotomy. She was pretty and clever… »5/23/08 3:00pm5/23/08 3:00pm

Heather "Dooce" Armstrong, "Hot Geek" Husband Are Absolutely Adorable

Heather B. Armstrong, aka Dooce — whom people persist in calling a "Mommy Blogger" even though she's so much more — was on Nightline last night, talking about her blog and her family. I particularly related to the sweet relationship between Heather and her husband, Jon, whom she calls a "hot geek." Jon talks about how… »5/13/08 12:00pm5/13/08 12:00pm

Heather "Dooce" Armstrong Makes Kathie Lee Uncomfortable

Talk about ice queens on the Today show: This morning, Heather B. Armstrong met with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford to talk about her award-winning, groundbreaking blog Dooce — is it just me or doesn't it seem a bit unfair to call it a "Mom Blog"? — and sat on the couch with her arms crossed the entire time, looking… »5/07/08 1:30pm5/07/08 1:30pm

New York State Court Says Dishing About Your Divorce Online Is Legal, But "Ill-Advised"

Tricia Walsh-Smith, the playwright and soon-to-be-ex-wife of theater executive Philip Smith who posted a tearful, angry rant about her divorce on YouTube, isn't the only divorcée talking about her plight on the 'net. Today's New York Times discusses the pitfalls of broadcasting a breakup for the world to see,… »4/18/08 12:00pm4/18/08 12:00pm

Claudia Kishi Of The Baby-Sitters Club: My First Fashion Muse

Someone named Kim has founded a blog analyzing the outfits of Claudia Kishi of the Baby-Sitters Club. Every single post is stirring these long-dormant emotions. Emotions that formed the basis of my very identity. Seriously, Claudia...where to begin? She was Japanese-American. She was only 12, but her awesome ensembles… »3/31/08 3:30pm3/31/08 3:30pm

Meet Bikini Blogger Pamela Geller. She Is Like Ann Coulter Meets The Real Housewives. She Is Amazing.

We are not going to beat around the, uh, pubes: we did not really dive into a piece on "5 Female Conservative Bloggers" expecting to find new role models/heroines for Jezebel readers to admire/encourage/etc.. But HOLY SHIT, how did we never hear of Pamela Geller? Pamela's blog is called Atlas Shrugs. She has an MBA.… »3/05/08 3:00pm3/05/08 3:00pm

Dear "Baby Daddy" Steve Almond: Ever Heard Of That Saying,"You Can't Have It All"?

Steve Almond and Jane Roper are two bloggers for the parenting website Babble who recently decided, "in the spirit of blog-raderie", to have a play date and blog about it on their respective blogs. Ruh-oh! "Josie seems so sweet and sociable on her dad's blog, but in reality, I'm sorry to report, she's a total prima… »1/02/08 2:00pm1/02/08 2:00pm

Haley And Elaine Are Best Friends Who Hate Each Other. Can A Blog Save Their Bond?

"Haley" is one of those overeducated-underemployed, vain-but-deep-down sweet, funny, drunkorexic thirtysomethings olds living in the den of suspended hipsterlescence that is Portland; "Elaine" is a "reg" who used to be something of a hipster-lite but got married and knocked up and obsessed with her Judaism. They're… »12/20/07 1:00pm12/20/07 1:00pm

New Glamour Blogger Amanda Carpenter Is Totes Hasselbeck 2.0

We totally missed the launch of Glamour's awesome political blog "Glamocracy" a few days ago, which is actually okay since I really needed to post something and I'm glad it doesn't have to involve constructing a more complex thought than "yay hate!" You see, they have a multitude of bloggers at Glamocracy, among them… »12/14/07 6:00pm12/14/07 6:00pm