What Gawker Media Is Doing About Our Rape Gif Problem

On Monday, we posted an open letter to the management of Gawker Media, our parent company, regarding an ongoing problem that we here at Jezebel could no longer tolerate: horribly violent rape gifs that were consistently appearing in our comments. For months, we asked Gawker Media HQ for help with the trolling — but… »8/13/14 11:02am8/13/14 11:02am

The Most Face-Meltingly Incredible Sexual Experience Of Your Life

Almost everybody loves it, or at the very least kind of likes it, when someone or something touches them nicely in the sex-parts. But some sexual experiences are better than others, and there are some that are so good that they can throw the human body and mind into a state of quivering, helpless nirvana. It's been a… »5/30/14 4:48pm5/30/14 4:48pm

Freakonomics For The Derby: I'm Steven Levitt. Let's Talk Horses.

Steven Levitt is one of the authors of Freakonomics and a professor of economics at the University of Chicago. He's also something of a railbird and an adviser to Derby Jackpot, a legal online horse betting website. Dive into the discussion below and ask him about handicapping tomorrow's Kentucky Derby (or about »5/01/14 1:01pm5/01/14 1:01pm

Athletes Among Us: The Stories Behind These Cool Photographs

Last year the photographer Jordan Matter released a super-cool book called Dancers Among Us. He put dancers in everyday situations—in the middle of a park, a subway station, on a busy sidewalk—and photographed them, out of context, doing their dance moves. As a follow-up to the book, Matter has released a new series… »10/02/13 5:10pm10/02/13 5:10pm

ESPN's Nate Silver Is Here To Answer Your Questions

Last week, Nate Silver, the statistician who became famous (and stupidly infamous) for his political forecasting, bolted The New York Times for ESPN. Curious how he'll fit in at a company dedicated to producing more noise than signal? Wondering how it felt getting tossed under the bus somewhere along Eighth Avenue?… »7/29/13 2:01pm7/29/13 2:01pm

Got Thanksgiving Questions? The New York Times's Expert, Sam Sifton, Is Here To Answer Them

Sam Sifton was, until last year, The New York Times's restaurant critic. He also manned the paper's Thanksgiving help line. Now he's written a delightful little volume of essentials, Thanksgiving: How To Cook It Well. It's not too late to save your holiday! Sam can help, with sides, desserts, place settings, drinks,… »11/19/12 1:55pm11/19/12 1:55pm

It's Women's Semis Day At The U.S. Open. Let's Watch It Together

Every year, the Friday after Labor Day provides a pretty awesome respite: Two women's U.S. Open semifinals, played in the middle of the afternoon. It helps shorten the already short week. First up: French Open champ Maria Sharapova against Aussie Open champ Victoria Azarenka. Then we've got Serena Williams taking on… »9/07/12 2:35pm9/07/12 2:35pm

Ask An Anonymous PR Guy About The Shady Work Of Being A Pro Athlete's Publicist

Gang, meet Anonymous PR Guy. Anonymous PR Guy, say hello to the gang. Anonymous PR Guy is an actual publicist for a handful of pro athletes, and in exchange for his anonymity, he's agreed to share a few stories with us about what his job is really like. We've always wondered, and now we know: He's already dished on … »8/21/12 3:00pm8/21/12 3:00pm