This Man Gets Paid By The Wall Street Journal To Be Sexist

Though we've covered Wall Street Journal Op-Ed contributor James Taranto's history of being "a prolific woman-hating troll" in writing, Hannah Groch-Begley and Coleman Lowndes of Media Matters have done us a solid and compiled some of Taranto's most offensive video appearances together into a short but compelling clip.… » 1/07/14 11:50am 1/07/14 11:50am

Mac from It’s Always Sunny Is Camille Paglia’s Spirit Animal

It's not for us to fret over the various pronouncements proto-troll Camille Paglia heaves at the general public — they're all meant to be incendiary, like tiny word grenades full of phrases or sentiments meant to ruffle liberal feathers. She has all the academic credentials that your favorite liberal arts professor… » 12/28/13 3:30pm 12/28/13 3:30pm

The WSJ Needs to Stop Publishing James Taranto's Rape Apologia

Instead of freaking out about James Taranto's latest vile Wall Street Journal op-ed, which claims the campaign against military sexual assault is a "war on men" that "shows signs of becoming an effort to criminalize male sexuality," we asked the paper's editors to defend Taranto's slimy piece. Unsurprisingly, none of them… » 6/18/13 3:50pm 6/18/13 3:50pm

Selfish Women Will Ruin Everything If They're Allowed to Be Army…

It feels like we've been having the same argument about women in the military since before the Planet Earth was even formed, but since we're finally at a point where women might soon be allowed into all areas of service, even combat, the anti-lady forces are really starting to lose their shit. At issue right now is… » 6/14/12 10:25am 6/14/12 10:25am

WSJ Column Makes Wine Industry Sound Sexist-ish

Resident wine snob Jay McInerney must not have been available for this one—undoubtedly off living in the second person somewhere—so Wall Street Journal columnist Lettie Teague took on the thankless job of investigating the real differences inherent in the gendered wine palate. She learned from a sensory psychologist… » 5/26/12 3:15pm 5/26/12 3:15pm

Some Choice Excerpts from the WSJ's Inexplicable 1,500 Word Essay on…

You guys! Did you know that some ladies are — gasp! — dyeing their hair at home these days?! Brave souls, right? The Wall Street Journal reports that more than half of U.S. women dye their own hair, yet still feels compelled to publish an oddly lengthy tome on the intricacies of the act. Here, without context, are some … » 5/17/12 6:15pm 5/17/12 6:15pm

You Can Look Forward to Playing a Workplace Version of the Hunger…

Finding a job is hard enough these days. Then once you've got one, you've got to work your ass off while also dealing with office politics and annoying coworkers. Well, it's about to get even worse for some of you, because there's a growing trend among companies of encouraging their employees to compete in "fun" health… » 5/03/12 1:15pm 5/03/12 1:15pm

All the Single Ladies Hate Romney, Love Obama

While Mitt Romney may have a well-established problem wooing women voters—his wife, excluded—it appears when you break it down that it's actually the single ladies he's striking out with. And he's not doing very well with single men either. The one group he is doing okay with? The marrieds. » 4/22/12 11:00pm 4/22/12 11:00pm

Teenagers Wear Pajamas to School, Erode Moral Fiber of Society

It often seems like the biggest ambition of most Americans is to be 110% comfortable during every moment of their existence, especially when it comes to their fashion choices. And it looks like our nation's youth are doing their very best to blaze new trails in this quest for constant comfort. According to the Wall… » 1/19/12 1:00pm 1/19/12 1:00pm

Old People Go Looking For Love At Shanghai's IKEA


If you think of IKEA only as a place to get lost and then end up spending way more money than you meant to, you should start thinking outside of the flat-pack cardboard box. That's what senior citizens in Shanghai are doing, and, according to the Wall Street Journal, they've managed to turn their local IKEA into a hot … » 12/04/11 3:50pm 12/04/11 3:50pm

Gisele Says She's Not Cheating On Tom Brady