Hi there. We’re currently looking for a few great editorial interns to join our team beginning in mid-May. Here’s what we want: Ideally you are a college or grad student who is pop culture-obsessed and funny, with a strong voice. You are a speedy writer with a bunch of websites that you can’t wait to check out each day, and an eye for what makes certain content go viral. You have a strong interest in and at least a little bit of experience with original reporting. You have past work or internship experience in a related field and are comfortable with generating creative ideas on your own, but willing to pitch in and write assigned pieces, as well as perform less glamorous tasks like research and transcription. You have at least a basic knowledge of Photoshop and HTML. You’re on Twitter and Tumblr, and familiar with bookmarking sites like Reddit and Digg. … Read More
Welcome to the brand new Flavorwire. A little over four years ago, we decided to launch a culture blog that would cover everything from the front lines of emerging culture to the classic names you all know. We’ve made it our mission to keep you up-to-date on all of the genres you’re interested in — books, design, film, music, television, and visual arts — through a mix of interesting features and smart commentary. Today we’re thrilled to unveil Flavorwire 2.0, with help from our launch partner, Sony. Along with our shiny new look, we plan to dive even deeper into our shared cultural obsessions, with a focus on creating original content that you won’t find anywhere else online. … Read More
1. Presented without comment: “The British hospital treating the former Kate Middleton admitted Wednesday it was victimized by a crank call in which information on her condition was given out to a woman impersonating Queen Elizabeth II.” [via
1. Here’s the new trailer for Admission, a quirky dramedy in which Paul Rudd plays a typical Paul Rudd character and Tina Fey is basically doing a slight variation on Liz Lemon — not that we’re complaining.
1. Yes, Tom Hanks dropped an inadvertent f-bomb during an appearance of Good Morning America, but he did it while in character, so we’re not sure that it really counts. [via Gawker]
2. “The stakes on this could not be bigger. War, peace, Supreme Court, women’s rights issues, whether we’re creating jobs in… Read More
1. The New York Post reports that Lindsay Lohan will be making an appearance in her new pal Lady Gaga’s next music video, but both of their reps are refusing to comment on the matter.
2. Robert Pattinson’s first televised interview since his split with Kristen Stewart will be on Monday night’s Daily… Read More
Hello, readers! We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve got some major site improvements planned for the next few months, and today, we’ve got some exciting news specifically for those of you who read Flavorwire on a tablet — or perhaps you’ve already noticed the prettier views. Thanks to our new partnership with OnSwipe, the way… Read More
1. NBC News has apologized for playing an edited version of George Zimmerman’s 911 call to police the night he shot Trayvon Martin, that was “trimmed to suggest that Zimmerman volunteered to police, with no prompting, that Martin was black.” The network claims that it was “an error made in the production process that we… Read More