Tag Archives: Jezebel

Telling It Like It Is

alg_jon-gosselin_long.0.0.0x0.400x455I’ve expressed my disdain for Jon Gosselin and his class-less behavior here before, but Jezebel’s amazing Hortense hit the nail on the head about this douchebag, so I just thought I’d share.

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New York Times photo.

We all know the pictures we see in magazines are a bunch of bullshit. Jezebel famously pointed this out two years ago when it exposed. the level of retouching on a photo of Faith Hill on the cover of Redbook. Today, The New York Times printed an interesting take on the whole Photoshop debacle, and the backlash that seems to be rising from the excessive use of the photo-altering program by magazine editors. Continue reading

A**holes of the Week

rihanna_11Wow, the list of assholes is so long, I hardly know where to begin. Of course you’ve all heard about the leak of pictures of a visibly injured Rihanna, taken by the LAPD after her domestic violence incident with Chris Brown. While I, along with several other outlets (People, Jezebel) refuse to post these horrific pictures, many other folks felt it was appropriate (i.e. lucrative) to show these photos. Let’s be honest, they can say they’re doing it in the interest of bringing light to a horrible, common crime, but the fact is, they’re exploiting a young girl’s abuse for ratings, web hits and to sell magazines. And it’s disgusting. So, without further ado, my list of Assholes of the Week: Continue reading

Mr. and Mrs. Pratt

cov-b_19So, Heidi and Spencer “eloped” last night on The Hills. The best part was when Spencer gave his spiel about it being “about us, for us.” Of course, by “us” he meant US Weekly. Here’s a clip from Jezebel funnily illustrating just what I mean.