Last week, our intern Kate was trapped in an elevator with a bunch of models (visiting our building for some pre-NYFW castings) and came to the disturbing realization that she’d be eaten first because she had the most body fat. Of course, Kate forgets the first rule of cannibalism: eat them before they eat you. This week, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff are discussing something of a favorite topic: people eating and, specifically, what would drive them to it. More
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You know how Fuck Marry Kill is played, don’t you? Good. Yesterday, EIC Jennifer Wright explored the importance of a sense of humor in overcoming gendered adversity. Deputy editor Ashley Cardiff kind of just has to go along with whatever she says, so here they are: this week’s Fuck Marry Kill involves three of the funniest men ever. More
You know how to play Fuck Marry Kill, don’t you? Of course you do. This week, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff are playing with the “uncles” of 90s sitcom Full House: Danny Tanner, Jesse Katsopolis and Joey Gladstone. Read their arguments and then vote below, or share yours in the comments.
The Olympics are over and EIC Jennifer Wright is back from London. Since the only thing Jennifer loves more than the English capital is… particularly obtuse games of Fuck Marry Kill, she and deputy editor Ashley Cardiff are debating the merits of fucking, marrying or killing the fair cities of London, Berlin and New York. If you need a refresher on how the game is played (and today’s is a difficult one), perhaps you shouldn’t be on the internet. More
Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff have been friends for years. Part of their bond is a deep, abiding terror at the prospect of dementia or, more generally, any kind of madness. Here, they discuss what they find so deeply horrifying about the loss of their mental faculties and invite you to share your deepest fears. You know, in the comment thread. More
You know what’s a great genre? Erotic thrillers. They’re basically all the same: there’s a female character who’s either super repressed or sex-crazed. She meets a male character who is either dangerous/mysterious and wealthy or dependable and hard-working. There’s some conflict and then, right around the forty five minute point, they have sex. Ridiculous, candlelit, acrobatic sex while saxophones wail beyond. Oh, and there’s some plot stuff–drugs or murder or trafficking–but the directors of these films know you’re not watching for that. Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff discuss their all-time favorites.
And by the way, genre classics like 9 1/2 Weeks, Body of Evidence and Wild Orchid are all available on Netflix Instant Watch at the moment, so read this and then give yourself a little gift. More
Infamous “beauty and health critic” Cat Marnell quit her post at xoJane this week to pursue “[being] on the rooftop of Le Bain looking for shooting stars and smoking angel dust with my friends” (also a book deal). Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff acknowledge the romantic sentiment but question the whole quitting/PCP aspect. So, is this a particularly bad reason to quit your job? Or… are all of them bad? Also, when did PCP become a party drug? These, and other serious questions ahead. More
So, Prometheus just came out. Maybe you’re a diehard fan of the Alien franchise and you saw it. Maybe you’re a diehard fan of the Alien franchise and you refused. Maybe you were born well after Alien came out, had no idea Prometheus was affiliated and the only other Ridley Scott movie you’ve seen is the one where Russel Crowe is Braveheart in Rome. It doesn’t matter, either way. Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff are thinking about aliens. Fucking them, marrying them, and killing them, specifically. More
I went to see Snow White and The Huntsman. I rooted for The Evil Queen. I realized this always happens. I wondered “why does this always happen?” More
EIC Jennifer Wright is locked into this season of Game of Thrones. Deputy editor Ashley Cardiff hasn’t watched any of season two because… because she worries. Still, there’s a lot of hot, complicated men on the show and we thought we’d do a Fuck Marry Kill on the subject. Also, we’re aware that Jezebel did this already (albiet in a different format) but we’re firmly convinced they plagiarized us! Damn their time machines! More
Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff are very fond of the bar game ”Fuck, Marry, Kill,” in which they must choose one fate for each of three given subjects. It can be played with conventionally attractive people, literary figures or fictional characters. Today, they’re playing with… Rock, Paper and Scissors. You read that correctly.
During last week’s extremely contentious Star Wars showdown, a lovely reader named Maggie suggested a F*ck Marry Kill starring… the boys of Archie comics, weirdly. So, because editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff care, we did one. Of course, Ashley has never read an Archie comic, but that’s never stopped them before. As always, if you need a refresher on how to play “Fuck, Marry, Kill,” that sure surprises us, but here’s one anyway.
Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff received a very strange press release this week. It began, “Rumor is spreading that Arianna Huffington might be an extra-terrestrial living beneath the guise of a renowned public figure and media empress.” HA HA! They said. HA HA!
But… what if? More