OH YES. "And women no longer need to be beautiful in order to express their talent. Lena Dunham and Adele and Lady Gaga and Amy Adams are all perfectly plain, and they are all at the top of their field."
Actual words, typed consecutively, and somehow published. Despite the obvious questions—how the hell did poor Amy Adams get wrapped up in that claim!? And also "how soon is Adele going to BEAT YOU TO DEATH?"—I also… I… I don't know where to start with Stephen Marche's half-profile of Megan Fox for Esquire. I thought the mens' mags had moved on from hiring ghouls—I mean, smart ones even!—to be ghoulish [...]
It is okay to drink blue cocktails again, so long as you aren't particularly concerned about concepts like "dignity" and "self-respect." [Via]
Would you like to know what was voted to be the VERY BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE COVER of the year 2011, by the editors of magazines near you? The answer may surprise you. (Or cause any other number of negative emotions, at least in part because it's, you know, fake?)
"Given the recent stateside popularity of the espadrille…the evening slip-on has big potential for a life outside the opera house." —GIRL. NO.
"Imagine if this were written about Jews, blacks, Muslims or Latinos…" —Everybody needs to shut the f**k up about Go the F**k to Sleep right f**king now.
Story time! Gather round! So, a few years ago, a single woman had a few beers and made out with guy on Halloween and didn't have sex with him.
And then later, when she was better known, a guy anonymously wrote a story about it on the Internet.
I know I'm not alone in thinking that, clearly, she is a horrible slut. And one who definitely shouldn't have a job or be taken seriously. And him? Just an innocent, nameless dude who met a slut one time. On accident. Accidental slut meeting! And so it's really interesting reading, right? That people (don't) have sex and do drink alcohol. [...]
Well, Jesus HMS Christ hanging on the cross, this really beats all.