Adweek's Completely Creepy & Inappropriate Profile Of Female Media…

For some reason, the trade magazine Adweek decided to lead its profile of New York Times media writer Virginia Heffernan with a lengthy, detailed story about the time she hooked up some guy like 20 years ago. Except the experience wasn't from Heffernan's perspective—instead, the magazine interviewed the weirdo guy,… » 5/09/11 6:30pm 5/09/11 6:30pm

Are We Too Tough on Our Famous Party Girls?

"Celebrity women get arrested at night, in their dresses; men get arrested after fights, when they're messes." This puts fun-loving famous women at a disadvantage compared to male peers, or says Virginia Heffernan on demonizing fun women. And? » 10/24/10 5:40pm 10/24/10 5:40pm

Halle Berry, Julia Roberts, And Jennifer Aniston Are September Cover…

Annals Of Anorexia

Virginia Heffernan has a piece called "The Girls Of Thinspo" for The New York Times' 'Medium' blog. She touches on the recently-reported news that France is attempting to ban "inciting thinness." Heffernan viewed some thinspo videos and writes, "It's worth trying to figure out how the tragedy of anorexia got woven… » 5/01/08 10:45am 5/01/08 10:45am