Millennial Guys Aren't So Sure About This Whole 'Leaning In' Thing

Many Millennial dudes are down with the ideas of girls ruling the world, but some aren't so sure about all the freebies women are being handed just because of their concave nether regions. After all, couldn't this all end in ladies controlling all the powerful and prestigious jobs, earning more money for doing the… » 5/15/13 4:15pm 5/15/13 4:15pm

Palm Beach Story: Lilly Pulitzer Is Bizarrely Fascinating

"The 77-year-old designer and former grande dame of Palm Beach entertaining—in the Sixties and Seventies, her kitchen sat 26 for dinner—awaits guests perched on a chinoiserie-covered bench. She wears white slacks and a vintage Lilly shirt printed with white and yellow daisies, her feet bare but for the bright coral… » 12/02/08 2:20pm 12/02/08 2:20pm

Suited Up: Interview Uniforms Are 'Back'

So here's a Pyrrhic victory, kids: if you're pounding the pavement for a job, at least there's one less thing to worry about: according to today's Times » 11/13/08 5:20pm 11/13/08 5:20pm, the interview suit is "back."Whereas for years we've been in a dress-code limbo forcing us to balance "professional" with "creative" with "young" with "mature" now -…

Retired Escort Has Advice For Hordes Of Wannabe-Hookers

Meet Amanda Brooks. She was raised in Texas, went to college and graduated with a double degree in photography and English. She entered the workforce, found a job she really enjoyed and then retired... At the age of 29. Her chosen profession? Internet call girl. And like any retired person with valuable advice, Ms.… » 4/25/08 1:00pm 4/25/08 1:00pm

Telling Mom You're A Hooker Isn't Always So Horrible

Yesterday, one of Jezebel's brother sites, Gawker, wrote about "Debauchette," one of the several prostitutes who appeared on the Diane Sawyer 20/20 special about working girls. Even though Debauchette's voice was altered and her appearance masked, her mother recognized her because of the idiosyncratic cadence of her… » 4/22/08 2:30pm 4/22/08 2:30pm

British Professor: Prostitution Is Not All Bubble Baths And Bordellos

In Montana, former cathouses and bordellos are now tourist attractions, where, according to the Economist, Big Sky Country enthusiasts can dream of the notorious Madam Ida, who "distributed gilt neckties to favoured customers." (No doubt against a backdrop of crushed red velvet and giant, filigree mirrors.) Americans… » 2/29/08 3:00pm 2/29/08 3:00pm

Skinny, Single Girls Are Always Less Productive

A reader points us to an excerpt from the July 1943 issue of Transportation magazine: Tips on "getting more efficiency" out of female employees, who were being hired in droves due to the manpower shortage during World War II. Some of the gems include:
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And! And this is a real classic: The funny thing is, you can…