Tara Jacoby

Illustrator @ Gawker/Jezebel/Deadspin

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10/11/17
12:42 PM
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Recently, we discussed an important question here at Jezebel.com: What do you eat after sex? Suggestions were thrown out, debate was had, and conclusions were drawn. But in response to the poll question “What food goes well with sex?”, only 9.09 percent of respondents agreed that “an entire roasted chicken” was the

10/11/17
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View on Offspring | Lifehacker

This is the first installment in the Postpartum Pain Clinic, a multi-part series on managing the aches and pains that come along with caring for newborns and infants.

10/31/16
11:17 AM
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In honor of the eeriest day of the year, Halloween, I am sharing a recent project I have worked on with writer, Rose Eveleth and the Vocativ team. Death Day, an interactive adventure story, poses the question, “If you could find out the exact day you are destined to die, would you?”

10/31/16
10:39 AM
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Are you a man who is constantly frustrated, but unsure where to channel that pent up energy? Do you feel like a force beyond your control is leading you astray, yet you refuse to ask for directions? Is your personal compass always pointing North, even when you’re facing South? If you answered yes to any of these

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1/25/16
4:07 PM
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View on Adequate Man | Deadspin

My problem with the gym has always been that I love cardio, but find it incredibly boring to do cardio in a room filled with other people doing cardio. Walking into a gym right after work alongside a rush of folks with the same idea isn’t very appealing in itself. Behold! A line of sweaty health drones best

1/25/16
4:06 PM
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There’s a scene on the CBS show Criminal Minds in which JJ, a pregnant FBI profiler, halts a conversation about a killer to put headphones over her pregnant belly. She tells the others she doesn’t want her child to hear the gory details of the conversation, as if talk of dismembered women will permanently scar the

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1/21/16
3:48 PM
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There’s nothing more freeing than walking around your house naked, and without having to worry whether someone will come home and crash your personal time. Unfortunately, it’s more of a privilege than a reality for most of us. Life is hard, and necessity means splitting the rent with other people if you want to have

1/20/16
2:08 PM
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View on The Slot | Jezebel

Eileen Myles is known for her poetry, her novels, her art journalism. For a time in the early ‘90s, she was also known for being the only “openly-female” candidate in a presidential race filled with men. In 1991, she launched a write-in campaign from the East Village that quickly spiraled into a project of national

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1/13/16
2:20 PM
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That’s right: antiques. Now, let me guess your Pavlovian response: drab chairs you wouldn’t trash-pick even without the bed-bug anxiety, grandmotherly floral couches in their eternal plastic seals, mildew mingling with stale perfume, and no delicious Swedish meatballs in sight. But you’ve got it all wrong. I’m a

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1/11/16
10:18 AM
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There are two kinds of people who don’t take their lunch breaks: Martyrs and assholes. Martyrs work through lunch so everyone can see how hard working and devoted they are. Assholes are either lucky enough to love what they do so much that they simply want to keep working, relaxation be damned, or are people who are

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