12:30 pm, February 12th | by Colette McIntyre
We here at The Jane Dough are deeply ambivalent about Valentine’s Day. When we were younger and single, we resented the holiday but also desperately wanted to be included; like eight-year-olds who think everything great happens after their bedtimes, we convinced ourselves that having a Valentine was the definition of bliss. When we were a [...]
12:45 pm, March 2nd | by Hillary Reinsberg
Oprah Winfrey’s greatest asset is likely her astounding ability to connect with her devoted fans. Sometimes, that requires clawing.
6:30 pm, January 16th | by Hillary Reinsberg and Amy Tennery
Clicking through “most powerful” lists is a good deal of fun. It can be at once aspirational, inspiring, and infuriating. But it can also be something else: highly predictable. When it comes to the women who populate these lists, it tends to be the same ones over and over again. For good reason of course! But still, it’s repetitive — whether they’re the token woman thrown in nearly all-male lists or they’re heading up the “top women” lists — these are the ones we can nearly always assume are making the cut.
10:47 am, December 16th | by Hillary Reinsberg
It may feel like Oprah has the solutions to all your problems. But she is not the cause of all your problems, dude. An OWN reality star claims it’s Oprah’s fault that he’s now homeless. Um, say what?
6:30 pm, November 14th | by Hillary Reinsberg
The Atlantic’s December issue devotes a ton of space to a long story on Oprah, praising her ability to “understand” women. True, but it totally neglects that “relating to women” is hardly how Oprah became a success. Oprah’s a business pioneer — and to call her anything less is an insult.