At last night’s Housing Works panel on the legacy of the late Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown, Vice columnist Cat Marnell stood out. Wearing a tight, translucent white dress and leather jacket, she snapped her gum, played with her hair and alternately stared wide-eyed at the audience or down at her phone.
“I hate Gloria Steinem,” she announced at one point. “She’s boring and plain. My kind of feminism is that you want to be hot and awesome.”
Das Krapital author Moe Tkacik is leaving Washington City Paper, reports FishbowlDC.
The decision comes close on the heels of a Twitter-documented (but what isn’t?) disagreement between Tkacik, her commenters, and her editor.
Late last night Tkacik posted an essay about the American media’s handling of rape allegations against Julian Assange, contrasted Read More
“I grew up watching McLaughlin Group on Saturday nights, and basically all those calcified old fuckers are still around,” Moe Tkacik told the Media Mob this afternoon on gchat.
Ms. Tkacik is taking a job with the Washington City Paper and moving down to DC. She said the City Paper is trying to Read More
In what is perhaps one of the most dissonant press releases Media Mob has gotten in a while, a press representative from Time Out New York is touting the magazine’s Where Laid-Off Workers Go To Drink spread.
Asks the flack:
What happens when you show up at your gig at Radar
only to Read More
After at least five people made for the exits from Radar in the last two months, Radar editor Maer Roshan told the Observer in early June that the magazine would make "impressive" new hires. He held good on his promise. Moe Tkacik, the caustic, speedy and popular writer at Jezebel, is joining radaronline.com Read More