Topic: the editors debate

Cat Marnell & The Glamorization Of Drug Addiction

Cat Marnell & The Glamorization Of Drug Addiction

Polarizing xoJane staffer Cat Marnellshe of the horrible birth control advice–has decided to get help for her addictions. Great! Coincidentally, she’s just been profiled by New York. Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff have had lots of criticism for Marnell in the past but now that she’s getting help… do they (or should they) feel any different? More »

The Editors Discuss: “The Freshmen” By The Verve Pipe

The Editors Discuss: "The Freshmen" By The Verve Pipe

Look, TheGloss isn’t a nostalgia blog, but we don’t always keep it topical. Sometimes editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff need to excise some Lion King-related demons. Today, the subject of their discussion is “The Freshmen,” the massive, pop culture-consuming 1997 power ballad by The Verve Pipe. The lyrical content has been a long running debate between Jennifer and Ashley and today they’re parsing it out. Sure, they haven’t listened to the song in a decade, but they figure their insight is worth more than SongMeanings.com. Right? Guys? More »

F*ck, Marry, Kill: Marlon Brando. Paul Newman. Clint Eastwood.

F*ck, Marry, Kill: Marlon Brando. Paul Newman. Clint Eastwood.

Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff have spent all morning arguing this: is it possible to have a right answer for a Fuck, Marry, Kill involving Marlon Brando, Paul Newman and Clint Eastwood. If you are unfamiliar with the game Fuck, Marry, Kill (and yet inexplicably reading a website currently), it’s simple: you must choose among the three names given who to fuck, who to marry, and who to kill. Let the games begin. More »

The Editors Debate: Should You Ask A Man Out?

The Editors Debate: Should You Ask A Man Out?

This morning, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff got an e-mail from a reader. The reader is a Florida-based student currently spending the summer in NYC. Every morning on the subway, she sees this one good looking guy. They’ve exchanged smiles a few times. Since she’s only here for the summer, she’s not looking for anything serious, but she would like to go on a date or two with this hot stranger. So, she asked us what to do. And we figured it out, obviously. More »