You might remember Belle Gibson, the popular Australian blogger who casually lied about having cancer, saying she cured it through diet and alternative medicine, and then admitted to never even having it. Nice gal!
The past two weeks have been a triumph of the human spirit; a tour de force of arms, legs, mouths, and hands; a journey of the mind.
Sure, cool girls drink beer. They drink it to feel drunk, they drink it because they like the taste (ooh, hoppy, one might say), they drink it because it’s a Thursday at 4 p.m., and what are they gonna do, not crack open a cold one and watch the hockey event?!
“I really wanna taste the barrel,” said Team Beer’s Hazel Cills during Thursday’s Cool Girl Olympics challenge. “I really wanna taste the wood and how long it’s been sitting in that wood.”
“Oh wait, bobsleigh, bobSLEIGH!!!” cried Team Football’s Ellie Shechet as the timer ran out, solidifying a solid, but not winning, performance in Wednesday’s competition.
Dun dun dun dunnnn dun dun dun dun dun dunnnnn! Welcome to the second biannual (that means every two years) Jezebel Olympics, but first-ever Jezebel Winter Olympics: Cool Girl Edition, presented not by NBC, but by us, Jezebel.
“This one’s for my blogging angels!” begins 22-year-old Elle Darby’s YouTube video, before describing her ongoing feud with The White Moose Café in Dublin. Darby says she has been targeted for harassment since the restaurant posted her email request to stay at their hotel for free, mostly by people “30 years plus.”
Glennon Doyle Melton, the founder of the Christian mommy blog Momastery who made headlines last year after divorcing her husband to begin a relationship with retired pro soccer player Abby Wambach, has finally (I’m surprised it’s taken this long) been given a lengthy profile in a glossy magazine.
It’s rare to find a blogger who has both intellectual and physical prowess (at least in ball sports), and Thursday’s competition made it clear that ours have a blind spot when it comes to aim.
There is a storm raging in the beauty world, and soon we will all be soaked in the deluge (of response vids).
Lifestyle and fashion icon Lauren Conrad posted a pair of precious photos of surfing dogs on her site that turned out to be unauthorized. From one blogger to another, she should’ve known better—a photo agency is now suing her for using the photos without their consent.
Clinique is hoping to transform its significance among the “millennial” set from the crusty old moisturizer your mom let you play with as a kid to products you might actually buy. And who better to convince us to open our sustainably-sourced wallets than Queen Millennial herself, Tavi Gevinson?
What do you have to do to work in YouTube? Basically the same stuff you have to do to work in television or film—grind, beg and be willing to work without pay.
Over at The Jewish Daily Forward, Save the Assistants author Lilit Marcus has the first ever interview with Tzipporah, the blogger who started "Move The Fuck Over, Bro," a blog that posts surreptitiously taken photographs of men who seem to deliberately or obliviously take up too much room on public transportation.
Lady Gaga has posted a new video from one of her multiple YouTube accounts that shows her being booed as she looks at the camera petulantly, a spotlight on her face.
Duke University's Women's Center is launching a new media activism program called Write(H)ers that will help "create a community of feminist-oriented writers," according to the Duke Chronicle: program members will participate in personal blogging and workshops with professional journalists (including Jill Filipovic,…
From Madame Noir, if this doesn't capture a day in the life of your average blogger/commenter/troll, pretty much nothing does. This is almost exactly what I look like when I write, except possibly a little more manic and I'm in bed. Now, your turn?
Visitors to Berlin's Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe know the maze of concrete slabs is a powerful and thought-provoking site. For some fashion bloggers, the memorial is also a perf backdrop to show off your super cute hot pink purse and leather jacket!
When I was a teenager, I couldn't find cute jeans in my size and so my mom — not a crafty lady, mind you — attempted to make me some. After many nights of sobbing and screaming, we emerged with one pair of "fitted boot cuts" that were more like "Andre the Giant's larger cousin's bell bottoms." In the end, we finally…