Topic: The Editors Discuss

How Do You Respond To A Passive-Aggressive “You’re Welcome“?

How Do You Respond To A Passive-Aggressive "You're Welcome"?

This week, a terrible lady made Deputy Editor Ashley Cardiff feel very bad about her own manners–which defeats the purpose of manners! Ashley told EIC Jennifer Wright, who has also experienced the toxic, passive aggressive “You’re welcome,” and she explained that when people do this, you have to scream at them. You have to scream hard. Here, they discuss the best way to shame people for being passive aggressive assholes… More »

Heil Honey I’m Home & Other TV Shows About Nazis, Dictators & Murderers

Heil Honey I'm Home & Other TV Shows About Nazis, Dictators & Murderers

Today, someone sent us a Buzzfeed list of TV shows cancelled after one episode that culminated with Heil Honey I’m Home!–a show about domestic screwball bliss between Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun–which reminded us the show existed in the first place. Here, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff try to parse what makes one joke about Hitler acceptable and another “in poor taste.” Then, they try and one-up the brains behind Heil Honey! and shit gets pretty dark. More »

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: Romantic Comedies (Also, Have You Seen The Hole?)

The Editors Discuss: Romantic Comedies (Also, Have You Seen The Hole?)

It’s Valentine’s Day week, which means you’ll be up to your ears in slideshows and lists chronicaling the top X romantic comedies of all time. Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff are discussing the genre today–predictably, Jennifer is for and Ashley is against. One point on which they both agree, however, is that while it may not be a romantic comedy, The Hole is excellent. More »

The Editors Discuss: Katherine Heigl & The Tricky Business Of Being America’s Sweetheart

The Editors Discuss: Katherine Heigl & The Tricky Business Of Being America's Sweetheart

A little while ago, Katherine Heigl landed the lead role in One For The Money, the first film adaptation of Janet Evanovich‘s massively popular Stephanie Plum series. That movie opens this week… and no one seems to have any idea. Today, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff are discussing Heigl’s prickly affect, her fall from Knocked Up superstardom and why it sucks to be America’s Sweetheart. More »

The Editors Discuss: Nostalgia & The Rerelease Of Titanic (In 3D!)

The Editors Discuss: Nostalgia & The Rerelease Of Titanic (In 3D!)

Volatile man James Cameron is rereleasing his massive 1997 blockbuster Titanic… in 3D. If this move smacks a little too much of Star Wars: Special Edition foulness to you then: good! We’re glad to have you. Here, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff discuss Cameron’s reasoning, its presence in pop culture and whether or not the film is still relevant in 2012. Also, how that old lady was a bitch. More »

The Editors Discuss: White Palace & Why You Should Never Date Outside Your Class

The Editors Discuss: White Palace & Why You Should Never Date Outside Your Class

The other night, TheGloss‘ Deputy Editor Ashley Cardiff was surfing through Netflix Instant for her favorite genres–”critically acclaimed understated independent violent movies,” obviously–when one striking cover caught her eye. It belonged to a lesser known movie from 1990 called White Palace. Lured by the image’s outlandishly steamy qualities, she discovered that the film concerns a young James Spader (!) ensnared in a sexy romance with a much older and poorer Susan Sarandon. Ashley proceeded to watch White Palace. She came into the office today to boast about her strange, exciting experience only to discover… Editor in Chief Jennifer Wright fucking loves White Palace. Here, they dicuss. More »

The Editors Discuss: Was Kim Jong Il Really That Great?

The Editors Discuss: Was Kim Jong Il Really That Great?

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about blogging, it’s that whenever a famous person dies, it’s critical to immediately publish a post about how that person sucked. This shows you are fresh, relevant and original. Unfortunately, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff only know so much about North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il: namely, there are all sorts of insane facts about him, he was a dictator… and… the last part of his name is not pronounced “two.” Here, they fumble for relevance. Also, Christopher Hitchens! More »