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Walmart Will Remove Cosmopolitan From Checkout Aisles Ostensibly to Win Back Business From the Prude Walmart Will Remove Cosmopolitan From Checkout Aisles Ostensibly to Win Back Business From the Prude

On Tuesday, Walmart announced that it would remove Cosmopolitan from checkout lines at its 5,000 locations across the US, in what I interpret (probably incorrectly) to be its corporate stance against women learning 902384 moves, which will make him bellow yas!

Kate Hudson Called Her C-Section 'Lazy' and You Can Guess What Happened Next Kate Hudson Called Her C-Section 'Lazy' and You Can Guess What Happened Next

Ahh, Kate Hudson. She’s an Oscar-nominated actress. She’s a bestselling author. She’s a successful entrepreneur. She’s a beauty trendsetter. She’s an undeniable Hollywood A-lister despite not having done a helluva lot onscreen over the past decade. One of the reasons for this omnipresence is, of course, nepotism. (Who …

The Bold Type Transcends Cosmopolitan's Concept of Itself  The Bold Type Transcends Cosmopolitan's Concept of Itself 

Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, which ran for three seasons, was widely lambasted by critics for its overwrought depiction of what covering the news is like, and whatever was going on with Sam Waterston. The key detail of these reviews, however, was that they were critiques made by people working in the very industry…

Cosmo Quietly Takes Down Profile of TheSkimm, Republishes Nicer Version a Few Hours Later  Cosmo Quietly Takes Down Profile of TheSkimm, Republishes Nicer Version a Few Hours Later 

Early Thursday morning, Cosmopolitan.com published a profile of the founders of The Skimm, a somewhat controversial daily newsletter aimed at young women. The article mysteriously disappeared, and by mid-afternoon a heavily-edited and much friendlier version of the post had emerged without acknowledgement of the…

Cosmo and Bare Minerals Accidentally Built a Bed Bug Kingdom in Times Square

Because New York is a city where tired and poor bed bugs are always looking for a place to rest their six legs and sink their teeth into some flesh, Cosmopolitan—in cooperation with Bare Minerals—has built a giant bed in the middle of Times Square. Crawl in and catch some Zs, everybody!

The Scripted Cosmo Show Looks Sassy as Hell

The reality show shot within the walls of Cosmopolitan just wrapped up, with no news about whether it’ll get a Season 2. But for those who enjoyed the faux-drama that delivered, the scripted show based on the same publication is forthcoming from Freeform. The title appears to be a bit of a clumsy play on words for a…

Big Little Lies Is Exposing That No One Knows How to Talk About Abusive Relationships Big Little Lies Is Exposing That No One Knows How to Talk About Abusive Relationships

In Sunday night’s Big Little Lies, Perry (Alexander Skarsgard) tries to have sex with his wife Celeste (Nicole Kidman) as they’re getting ready to go out for opening night of a local theatrical production. Celeste resists—she doesn’t want to be late to her friend’s big premiere—but Perry insists. Celeste then grabs a…

Evangelical Hearst Heir Claims to Have Gotten the Mag That Made Her Family Rich Off More Newsstands Evangelical Hearst Heir Claims to Have Gotten the Mag That Made Her Family Rich Off More Newsstands

For the past year Victoria Hearst, the granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, has been on a rampage to censor or remove Cosmopolitan from the shelves, asserting in a ridiculous campaign that “Cosmo Harms Minors” because of its open, liberated approach to sex. It’s worked in several markets, and this week a major…

Joanna Coles to Ditch Cosmo for Bigger Hearst Role: 'I Just Didn't Have Another Sex Position in Me' Joanna Coles to Ditch Cosmo for Bigger Hearst Role: 'I Just Didn't Have Another Sex Position in Me'

Joanna Coles, who has served as Cosmopolitan’s editor-in-chief since 2012, is set to become Hearst’s answer to Anna Wintour as the company’s first “chief content officer,” the company announced on Tuesday. Michele Promaulayko, who previously served as editor-in-chief of Yahoo Health, has been announced as Coles’s…

How White Are the Women's Magazine Covers of 2016 So Far? How White Are the Women's Magazine Covers of 2016 So Far?

Women’s magazines, like the print business overall, have a notoriously poor history of foregrounding people of color, whether inside their pages, as subjects of their features, or of course, on their covers. Progress creeps along at the most marginal pace. Are the issues through the first half of 2016 any indication…

Because People Love to Watch Magazine Editors, Cosmo Gets Another TV Show

Though Cosmopolitan’s already signed up for the scripted show Issues, a new report suggests they’ll be diving into reality as well.

The pilot for the TV show based on the life of a Cosmopolitan editor now has a name and a home: Issues has been picked up by Freeform, formerly known as ABC Family. Deadline reports that it will cover “the lives and loves of the editors behind the Cosmopolitan magazine,” and that editor Joanna Coles is EPing it.

People Are Pissed at Cosmopolitan for Calling the Kardashians 'America's First Family'  People Are Pissed at Cosmopolitan for Calling the Kardashians 'America's First Family' 

Ok, so. Out of all the myriad worldwide injustices readily available for consumption via the reading device of your choosing, we have elected to be outraged about a trolly editorial decision made by Cosmopolitan magazine. The print edition.

Meet the Women in Charge of Helen Gurley Brown's Legacy Meet the Women in Charge of Helen Gurley Brown's Legacy

A New York Times piece from over the weekend details the complicated status of former Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown’s estate, introducing the world to the women at Hearst primarily tasked with controlling her words, her money, and her apartment: Eve Burton, general counsel and vice president at the Hearst…

Walmart Joins Rite Aid, Food Lion in the Important Fight Against Cosmo Walmart Joins Rite Aid, Food Lion in the Important Fight Against Cosmo

Probably super bummed they weren’t the first to sign onto the groundbreaking campaign to block Cosmopolitan covers in grocery and drug stores around the U.S., Walmart has joined brands like Rite Aid, Hannaford and Food Lion in the fight against women photographed with text across their bodies.

Shade Court: Cosmo Flails, JLo Snubs and Nicki Minaj Did Not Shade Tyga Shade Court: Cosmo Flails, JLo Snubs and Nicki Minaj Did Not Shade Tyga

Hello and welcome to Shade Court. Before we honor people who have valiantly sacrificed for our nation, let’s not honor many of the people below.

Cosmo Is Taking Over the World, One International Website at a Time Cosmo Is Taking Over the World, One International Website at a Time

As a (paywalled) article in the Financial Times reports, in the next few months, Cosmopolitan magazine will be launching versions of their ever-growing website Cosmopolitan.com in countries like Sweden, Norway and Denmark. They've already added Nigeria to the mix, and the next year will likely see other African…

The New Cosmopolitan & the Slow Climb Out of Lipstick-and-Lasagna Land The New Cosmopolitan & the Slow Climb Out of Lipstick-and-Lasagna Land

"I am so fucking excited to see you all!" Joanna Coles, clad in a pair of leather leggings, yelled from the stage of the David H. Koch theater at Lincoln Center at 9:30 a.m. on a brisk Saturday in November. Coles, the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, was kicking off the New York version of the publication's …

Cosmopolitan Is Getting a TV Show Cosmopolitan Is Getting a TV Show

Leslye Headland, who penned the play Bachelorette and its on-screen adaptation, is writing a pilot about a woman who fails at political blogging and gets a job at Cosmopolitan magazine as a sex and dating editor.

Hearst Magazines Is Going After Every Last Lady Millennial Reader Hearst Magazines Is Going After Every Last Lady Millennial Reader

In a surprising development (at least it's surprising for those who didn't catch wind of the "reorganizing" Hearst did last week), Hearst announced Monday that they were giving Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles an additional job: she's now also editorial director of Seventeen, a change Hearst says is part of their…

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