Unwrapping the Beef: What's Up With Jameela Jamil and the Kardashians, aka 'Double Agents of the Patriarchy'?

In May, my colleague Megan Reynolds wrote a smart piece unpacking a particular phenomenon within the wellness scam: Celebrities like the Kardashians selling fad diets, waist trainers and the like to women on social media through paid promotions labeled #ads. From this relatively new trend of weight-loss sponcon came…

Remy Ma Brings Out Fellow Women Rappers During Summer Jam Set, Tears Into Nicki Minaj Again

The Nicki Minaj/Remy Ma beef is still cooking, and after almost four months it’s now dry as hell. It was hard to believe that it was still happening last week when it was revealed that Nicki took pointed shots at Remy in her guest verse on 2 Chainz’s “Realize” (meanwhile, Remy spoke more generally of beef in her riff…

The Feminist Bookstore Featured in Portlandia Has a 'Fuck Portlandia' Sign in the Window

The relationship between the sketch-comedy show Portlandia and In Other Words, the feminist bookstore that features prominently in the ongoing “Toni and Candace” sketch, has apparently soured. The Willamette Week reports that the bookshop placed a sign in the window that reads, “Fuck Portlandia! Transmisogyny – Racism…