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The Adult Goth's Guide to Doing Your Makeup While Camping The Adult Goth's Guide to Doing Your Makeup While Camping

It’s finally spring on the East Coast, and Jesus Christ, have we earned it. After a horrifying winter in which everyone’s toenails fell off and all our facial skin was wind-battered into ruin, it’s finally time to be outdoors. I hope to spend every free second either at the beach with a book about medical oddities or…

The Hollywood Reporter Gives Jeffrey Tambor and His Sexual Harassment Allegations a Sympathetic, Soft-Focus Profile  The Hollywood Reporter Gives Jeffrey Tambor and His Sexual Harassment Allegations a Sympathetic, Soft-Focus Profile 

It’s been three months since Jeffrey Tambor was officially fired from the set of Transparent, following accusations by two staffers that he sexually harassed them. In a curious yet increasingly familiar move for the publication, with men accused of #MeToo-style misconduct, the Hollywood Reporter has given Tambor a…

Lil Tay's Not-Manager Thinks We Don't Understand Her Unique Vision Because We're Old 

Earlier today, Jezebel published a look at the people behind Lil Tay, a 9-year-old girl and controversial Instagram personality, whose fame is the result of participating in some extremely adult beefs. Shortly after the story was published, Alex Goller Gelbard, who works with Tay in some kind of management capacity,…

I Drove Myself Nuts Trying to Unravel the Mystery of Seemingly Unparented 9-Year-Old Instagram Shit-Talker Lil Tay I Drove Myself Nuts Trying to Unravel the Mystery of Seemingly Unparented 9-Year-Old Instagram Shit-Talker Lil Tay

Social media stardom is a brutal Darwinistic competition, a craven and utterly shameless battle for space on our screens and in our brains carried out by a phalanx of influencers, thinkfluencers, beauty vloggers, charlatans, health quacks, spiritual phonies, and unhinged vegans. Recently, Lil Tay entered into this…

The CIA Says Mike Pompeo Didn't Fight in the Gulf War  The CIA Says Mike Pompeo Didn't Fight in the Gulf War 

In the frenzied game of musical chairs that is the Trump administration, CIA Director Mike Pompeo is set to become the next Secretary of State. It’s an ideal time, then, to clarify details of his biography, including a rather major one: did Pompeo, as numerous profiles have stated, fight in the Gulf War? We asked the…

Finally, the Sympathetic Article No One Asked for About How Louis C.K. Can Make His Comeback Finally, the Sympathetic Article No One Asked for About How Louis C.K. Can Make His Comeback

The Hollywood Reporter has tipped a tepid toe into the still-raging waters of the #MeToo moment and decided that right now would be a great time for a friendly, entirely sympathetic piece exploring the ways Louis C.K. can make his comeback. The piece comes five months after C.K. finally admitted, following years of…

Manifest Destiny-Lite With Souvenirs: Why Assholes in Turquoise Are Flooding the Southwest Manifest Destiny-Lite With Souvenirs: Why Assholes in Turquoise Are Flooding the Southwest

For most people in the rest of the United States, New Mexico is a sort of blank spot—an overlooked, ragged square wedged next to Texas, its loud, swaggering cousin. It’s the fifth biggest state land-mass-wise, at a little under 122,000 square miles, and one of the emptiest, with 2 million people spread out over the…

Gun Fatalism Is Reasonable in a Terrifying Country  Gun Fatalism Is Reasonable in a Terrifying Country 

On Monday, January 22, 2018, 15-year-old Gabe Parker was, the best anyone could tell, doing fine. The following day, he overslept, had some cereal, and then asked his mother to drive him to Marshall County High School, in Benton, Kentucky, where he was a sophomore and a trombone player in the school band. He walked…

Sunday in Parkland  Sunday in Parkland 

PARKLAND, FLORIDA — It should not come as a shock that the gun store is in a strip mall, next to a kids’ hair salon and a wellness spa. We buy guns from all kinds of places in this country: strip malls and big box stores and parking lots and Facebook. Nor should it be any particular surprise that the strip mall is in…

Why Is Gloria Steinem Defending Vice?  Why Is Gloria Steinem Defending Vice? 

Over the past few months, Vice has been subject of a series of damning claims, with current and former women employees saying the company’s workplace culture has frequently been toxic for them, and accusing specific executives—including president Andrew Creighton, chief digital officer Mike Germano, and Jason Mojica,…

Faded Troll Milo Yiannopoulos Seen on InfoWars Shilling Questionable Supplements, Me Seen Laughing Faded Troll Milo Yiannopoulos Seen on InfoWars Shilling Questionable Supplements, Me Seen Laughing

It’s been a big week for extended cautionary tale and person running out of media outlets Milo Yiannopoulos. On Tuesday, the one-time head troll of Breitbart dropped a lawsuit against his former book publisher, seemingly minutes after vowing to represent himself and win big. Shortly thereafter, he was seen…

The Tattoo Industry Is Having Its Own Wrenching, Revelatory #MeToo Moment The Tattoo Industry Is Having Its Own Wrenching, Revelatory #MeToo Moment

Katie was 19 when she went to get her first tattoo, from an artist whose work she’d seen on other people’s bodies and admired. In her memory, nothing “super weird” happened that day, though she remembers the artist being flirtatious. The next two times, when she returned to have a new, larger piece done, she says…

Bumble Doesn't Want Alt-Lite Clown Jack Posobiec, Or Even Someone Impersonating Him, Using Their App  Bumble Doesn't Want Alt-Lite Clown Jack Posobiec, Or Even Someone Impersonating Him, Using Their App 

The feminist dating app Bumble has deleted an account that looks an awful lot like it belonged to Jack Posobiec, an enthusiastic pro-Trumper and a figure in the so-called “alt-lite” movement (alt-righters who claim not to be antisemitic or Neo-Nazi). Posobiec is best known for spreading Pizzagate conspiracy theories, …

Satanic Temple Threatens to Sue Twitter for Religious Discrimination After They Were Threatened With Arson  Satanic Temple Threatens to Sue Twitter for Religious Discrimination After They Were Threatened With Arson 

Here’s the latest development in a fight that started weirdly and only got weirder as time went on: the Satanic Temple is threatening to sue Twitter over an imbroglio that began with former child-actor Corey Feldman ranting about “Satanic nutbags” and retweeting a call to burn down their headquarters, and ended,…

Tiffany Haddish's New Memoir Was Co-Written By Brotastic 'Dick Lit' Author Tucker Max  Tiffany Haddish's New Memoir Was Co-Written By Brotastic 'Dick Lit' Author Tucker Max 

One of the only joys of 2017 has been watching the rise of Tiffany Haddish, an ebullient, hilarious, risqué comedian and possibly the best guest on any late-night talk show. Haddish, who talks frequently about growing up in foster care and stints spent living in her car, had a breakout role in the comedy Girls Trip…

New England Elected Official Says Al Franken Tried to Give Her A 'Wet, Open-Mouthed Kiss' Onstage  New England Elected Official Says Al Franken Tried to Give Her A 'Wet, Open-Mouthed Kiss' Onstage 

A former elected official in New England who has requested anonymity tells Jezebel that Al Franken attempted to give her a “wet, open-mouthed kiss” onstage at an event in 2006, shortly before he ran for Senate. The woman says the encounter left her “stunned and incredulous.”

Here Are Some Facts and Questions About That Nazi the New York Times Failed to Note Here Are Some Facts and Questions About That Nazi the New York Times Failed to Note

The New York Times published a profile over the weekend of an Ohio man named Tony Hovater, a co-founder of the white supremacist Traditionalist Worker Party. The piece, by reporter Richard Fausset, was meant to say something profound about the banality of evil—This man shops for groceries! He has a Twin Peaks tattoo!…

Pumpkin Pie: Slice of Heaven or Unadulterated Trash?  Pumpkin Pie: Slice of Heaven or Unadulterated Trash? 

Megan: Every year at Thanksgiving, after the turkey and the stuffing and the sad salad someone made “for roughage” is finished, someone pours some coffee and makes space on the table for the absolute worst part of a Thanksgiving dessert table: the pumpkin pie. An unassuming pie shell sits, filled with a…

Trump's Wildly Unqualified Judicial Nominee Is Also a Ghost-Hunting Horror Author and Really Bad Blogger Trump's Wildly Unqualified Judicial Nominee Is Also a Ghost-Hunting Horror Author and Really Bad Blogger

In a fitting symbol of the times in which we live, Brett Talley, a 36-year-old lawyer, has been nominated by the Trump administration to a lifetime position as a federal judge, despite having never tried a case and being unanimously deemed “not qualified” by the American Bar Association. This week, many of us learned…

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