This Week In Tabloids

Remy Stern · 04/20/11 02:44PM

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which we search for hot, delicious morsels of truth in the bread baskets of In Touch, Star, Ok!, Life & Style and Us. This week: Mariah Carey, JWoww, and more Lindsay. [Jezebel]

How Addiction Turned Me Into a High-Flying Hooker

Remy Stern · 04/19/11 09:40PM

Before dropping me off in the dark, dank sewer water of my bottom, my addiction took me to a variety of fun places. It was my addiction, not historically the best decision-maker, which led me to the sex industry. [Jezebel]

The Misguided Crusade Against

Remy Stern · 04/19/11 02:50PM

Carole Markin has revealed herself as the woman who sued, ultimately forcing them to screen new members against the national sex offender registry. Her decision to go public is brave. But could her crusade be a mistake? [Jezebel]

The Senate's War On Hardcore Porn

Remy Stern · 04/18/11 02:56PM

A group of Senators are peeved at the Obama administration because it isn't doing enough about pornography. The Justice Department says that's because it's focused on fighting the exploitation of children. But that isn't good enough for some advocates. [Jezebel]

What It Takes To Get an Abortion in South Dakota

Remy Stern · 04/15/11 02:21PM

South Dakota recently passed a law that requires women seeking an abortion to attend counseling at a pregnancy help center and wait 72 hours before getting the procedure. So what will it like when the law takes effect? [Jezebel]

How One Woman's Love Song Ended Up in Porn

Remy Stern · 04/14/11 01:37PM

Musician Natalie Riccio was shocked when her song, the romantic ballad "Show You My Love," showed up as the soundtrack to a porn movie. More strange is the saga of how it all happened. [Jezebel]

Yale Student Dies When Hair Gets Caught in Machinery

Remy Stern · 04/13/11 11:11PM

Michele Dufault, a Yale student who was just weeks from graduation, died today when her hair was pulled into equipment in a chemistry lab. Dufault, an astronomy and physics major, was working on her thesis project at the time. [Jezebel]

France May Outlaw Soliciting Prostitution

Remy Stern · 04/13/11 08:48PM

Some French lawmakers want to make it illegal to solicit prostitutes. Their argument: all prostitution supports sex trafficking. From an American vantage point, the debate is a bit surprising—aren't these the liberated French? [Jezebel]

This Week In Tabloids

Remy Stern · 04/13/11 03:45PM

Welcome back to Midweek Madness. Every Wednesday, we party in the pages of In Touch, Star, Life & Style, Ok! and Us, looking for a good time. This week: Christina Aguilera, Scarlett Johansson, and Kate and William. [Jezebel]

Ginni Thomas Hits The Drunk-Dialing Jackpot

Remy Stern · 04/13/11 02:34PM

Clarence Thomas's wife Virginia is making a big list of the contact information of tea party organizers around the country—because apparently someone thought it was a good idea for her to have lots of people's phone numbers. [Jezebel]

The Burden Of Being Erin Burnett

Remy Stern · 04/07/11 01:56PM

Erin Burnett is hot. She is also a financial reporter. Unfortunately, many of the men around her seem incapable of separating the two. [Jezebel]

John Edwards Is Suicidal, Or So Says the Enquirer

Remy Stern · 04/07/11 01:37PM

As it's been several weeks since we've had a John Edwards update, the Enquirer has a tale about him telling friends he'd rather commit suicide than face a trial over campaign finance violations connected to Rielle Hunter. [Jezebel]

Cats vs. Dogs: We Have A Winner!

Remy Stern · 04/06/11 04:15PM

So it was written, and so it was done. Corgi, winner of the Dog Conference, has narrowly defeated Cat Conference champ Tuxedo. It took blood, sweat, and thousands of votes, but now it's official. [Jezebel]

This Week In Tabloids

Remy Stern · 04/06/11 03:31PM

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, your friendly neighborhood tabloid round-up. We do the tough job of "reading" Star, In Touch, Life & Style, Us and Ok!, so you don't "have" to. [Jezebel]

9 Practical Marriage Tips for William & Kate

Remy Stern · 04/06/11 12:27PM

Marriage isn't like riding a pegasus on a marshmallow rainbow, you know. It's a lot of work. And a royal marriage? God save the Princess, because things will inevitably get rough. [Jezebel]

Cats vs. Dogs: Judgment Day Has Arrived

Remy Stern · 04/05/11 04:26PM

This is it. The day we've been waiting for. We started this war with 16 supercute kitties and 16 precious puppies. Now, brave warriors—Tiger! Pit Bull! Tabby! Mutt!—lie fallen on the bloodied fields. [Jezebel]

Candie's Foundation Paid Bristol Palin $260K in 2009

Remy Stern · 04/05/11 03:13PM

The Candie's Foundation's mission is "to educate America's youth about the devastating consequences of teen pregnancy through celebrity PSA campaigns and initiatives." How do they do that? For one thing, the foundation paid Bristol Palin $262,500 last year. [Jezebel]

Meet the New Plastic Surgery World Record Holder

Remy Stern · 04/05/11 11:55AM

55-year-old Cindy Jackson has spent over $100,000 on 52 different cosmetic procedures over the course of her life. That makes her the Guinness World Record holder for the most surgeries as of this month. [Jezebel]

What Kind Of Person Wants To See Charlie Sheen Live?

Remy Stern · 04/04/11 05:29PM

So after a disastrous opening night in Detroit and an only-slightly-better followup show in Chicago, we're left wondering who are the people making up the audiences of Charlie Sheen's "Violent Torpedo of Truth" tour? [Jezebel]