I swear, I almost never use the word misogynistic.
It’s partly because I don’t believe in a culture where we go around feeling victimized, and partly because I think it’s a term that gets wildly overused. Sometimes people are nasty to people just because they’re people, not because they’re women. By “sometimes” I mean “most of the time.”
So, when I kept hearing that The Newsroom was an incredibly misogynistic show, I thought, “Aaron Sorkin generally writes very well thought out female characters, people are probably just looking for an angle and have nothing else to write about.”
Then I watched the show. More
Remember that episode of Saved By The Bell where they all drove drunk? More
Rihanna is a woman with many fingers in many pies, including the big, disgusting, human meat pie that is reality TV. More
Here is a clue that is not helpful – she’s imitating the 70′s supermodel Jerry Hall. More
Also – remember Paris Hilton? More
One of our former contributors, Julia Allison, is now on a Bravo Reality Television Show called Miss Advised. The Emma-Esque premise follows a group of three women in the dating advice industry (relationship columnist Julia Allison, matchmaker Amy Laurent and talk show host Emily Morse) on their search to find love. You can watch the trailer here or tune in when it airs at 10/9c tonight.
Now, I’m no Austen fan, but it sounds cute.
That said, when we heard about it, our first question was why? Why would anyone want to be on a reality television show? So we talked to Julia about it. That and her 73 point dating checklist. More
I mean, the answer is kind of obvious. More
Do you like rumors that are entirely predictable but nonetheless confirm what you already suspected about the relationship between Vogue editrix Anna Wintour and reality star Kim Kardashian? Of course you do.
I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but in most pictures of Kim Kardashian, the reality star looks like she’s sucking on a ripe lemon. More
Well, now we feel terrible. More
Something tells me this show’s contestants did not read their Marilyn Monroe biographies through to the end. More
In an interview Glamour‘s May issue, Lauren Conrad talks about what happens when reality TV editors get a hold of footage. More
You may know Tyson Beckford, extremely important male supermodel, as the guy from Toni Braxton‘s “Unbreak My Heart” video and maybe a Fast & the Furious sequel? Some kind of underground racing movie? Maybe with motorcycles? More