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Episode 14: Banana Republic art director Kim Mitchell …

Turning 50 is not what it used to be, and this week’s podcast guest, Kim Mitchell, proves that in spades. Incredibly stylish, ageless, and radiant, Kim is a style blogger and Banana Republic’s art director. We met about a decade ago…

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Mean episode #13: Lizzie Bermudez talks ageism and …

This week on The Mean Show we feature multiple Emmy-award-winning T.V. personality Lizzie Bermudez. You’ve heard from her on the podcast before, but this is the first time we actually focus on HER and her career. We discuss how she…

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Mean Reads: 30 more days; women’s PPE …

anna Hanks / CC BY We’re officially a month into social distancing—tack on a few weeks for the most diligent among us—and suddenly, at least to me, a month of staying home doesn’t seem like all that long. Call it…

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These photos of Chloe Sevigny for were …

When I saw Chloë Sevigny on the cover of The Cut’s May issue, I figured the editors dug up photos from a previous shoot. Or maybe they shot her just before the coronavirus put everyone into quarantine. Or maybe the…

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Women lip syncing Trump’s nonsense on …

Just when I thought I couldn’t bear to hear that voice again—YOU KNOW THAT VOICE—it’s been transformed into hilarity by at least three brilliant women lip-syncing Donald Trump and I do hope there are more where these came from. First…

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Mean Reads: How coronavirus is crushing Gen …

Photo by Ross Sneddon 10 women in jazz who never got their due [The New York Times] A second COVID crisis is coming (for women and girls) [Politico] Black leaders want a black woman as Biden’s running mate, but who?…

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What if quarantine banana bread were an …

Banana bread is the comfort food everyone is baking and eating to during the coronavirus pandemic quarantine. Why? Probably because of that dozen bananas you bought while pandemic panic shopping and could not possibly eat before they turned brown and…

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Podcast #12: How Tea Collection’s CEO is …

Our interview for you this week is with Leigh Rawdon the co-founder and CEO of Tea Collection, which is a very cute but not too cute kids clothing brand. I love it because it’s girly enough for my glitter-loving 7-year-old,…

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Mean Reads: Women leaders handling coronavirus; gender …

What do countries with the best coronavirus responses have in common? Women leaders [Forbes] Women living alone during coronavirus [Washington Post, subscription required] Trans women have always been prepared for the apocalypse [Paper] Women at the frontlines of COVID-19 may…

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Podcast #11: How this O.G. self-care author …

For this week’s podcast I interview author Jennifer Louden, whose most recent book, “Why Bother,” will be published on April 21. Louden was one of the earliest self-care authors who published her first book, “The Woman’s Comfort Book” in 1992.…

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Granny KK explains how to not look …

Katherine Kjerland, affectionately known as GrannyKK, began her career in the fashion industry as a model when she was just 19. Sixty-five years later, her granddaughter, Max Bonbrest, co-founder of chic wardrobe basics brand AYR, has lured her back into modeling.…

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Mean Reads: Why the coronavirus pandemic needs …

Photo by CDC America’s coronavirus response must center on women, and the Black Plague shows how [NBC News] In NYC, coronavirus is killing men at twice the rate of women [The New York Times] Of course Gen X is doing…

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