flavorpill:

So, potentially, the first female executive editor of The New York Times was, in essence, fired because she was asking for more money? It’s an unconfirmed case of gender, power, and inequality causing a crisis at the nation’s best liberal newspaper, and that discrepancy between ideology and reality is depressing — not to mention absolute catnip for a million speculative pieces.
The Media’s Reporting on Jill Abramson Is as Complicated as Her Firing

flavorpill:

So, potentially, the first female executive editor of The New York Times was, in essence, fired because she was asking for more money? It’s an unconfirmed case of gender, power, and inequality causing a crisis at the nation’s best liberal newspaper, and that discrepancy between ideology and reality is depressing — not to mention absolute catnip for a million speculative pieces.

The Media’s Reporting on Jill Abramson Is as Complicated as Her Firing

humansofnewyork:

"The hope is that after 8 years, I’ll be made a partner. Until then, the job description basically states that I will be worked to death.""So what’s your greatest fear about the next 8 years?""Turning 40 and not having a personal life. Finding out that I’ve gotten where I want to be, but there’s nobody in my life to give a shit about where I am or what I’ve done."

humansofnewyork:

"The hope is that after 8 years, I’ll be made a partner. Until then, the job description basically states that I will be worked to death."
"So what’s your greatest fear about the next 8 years?"
"Turning 40 and not having a personal life. Finding out that I’ve gotten where I want to be, but there’s nobody in my life to give a shit about where I am or what I’ve done."

thelaughbutton:

Two head writers are better than one, Tina Fey visits ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

It was an SNL reunion last night when Tina Fey visited old pal and former co-worker…

nprfreshair:

TBS has signed Conan O’Brien for four more years. His current contract was due to end in November. We’ve got Conan until at least 2018! 
Have you heard our interview with him? 
Here’s Conan on using improv in talk shows: 

"You’re just playing a game, in a way, turning the audience into a foil, and we’re just going back and forth. I think the best thing I ever did was, years before I got the Late Night show, when I first got out to Los Angeles to be a television writer, the first thing I did was I signed up to take improvisational classes. … And I studied that for years and I really loved it. And it’s the best training I think a talk-show host can have because I love to listen to what is going on on the show and then respond in the moment. And audiences know when something is spontaneous, they just do.”

nprfreshair:

TBS has signed Conan O’Brien for four more years. His current contract was due to end in November. We’ve got Conan until at least 2018! 

Have you heard our interview with him? 

Here’s Conan on using improv in talk shows: 

"You’re just playing a game, in a way, turning the audience into a foil, and we’re just going back and forth. I think the best thing I ever did was, years before I got the Late Night show, when I first got out to Los Angeles to be a television writer, the first thing I did was I signed up to take improvisational classes. … And I studied that for years and I really loved it. And it’s the best training I think a talk-show host can have because I love to listen to what is going on on the show and then respond in the moment. And audiences know when something is spontaneous, they just do.”

Lollapalooza 2014 Schedule, Stage Breakdown

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Lollapalooza 2014 will be taking place from August 1st through 3rd in Grant Park in Chicago, IL. Check out all scheduling details below after the jump.

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Coachella Announces 2014 Lineup

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Coachella will be bringing OutKast, Muse, and Arcade Fire along for 2014’s festival headliners. A slew of other bands like The Replacements, Queens Of The Stone Age, and Beck are also playing. Check out the full lineup below after the jump! 

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