Jordan Ecarma
Jordan Ecarma

Jordan is a writer living in New York City and working for 33 Universal, a company based in the Financial District that owns several news sites. She was a reporter with the Santa Barbara News-Press in California.

Jan. 10, 2014

Modesty Shaming is the New Slut Shaming

Despite strides towards equality, women are still being told what to do.

Dec. 19, 2013

What 17 Million People Are Doing to Get the Perfect Facebook Pic

Perfection is only internet-deep.
Nov. 12, 2013

9 Popular Kids' Movies That Completely Terrify Grown-Ups

Don't pretend you're not still scared.
Nov. 1, 2013

Mindy Kaling's 'Jimmy Kimmel' Appearance is Charming and Filled With Secrets

The producer, writer, and star of 'The Mindy Project' dressed in a Captain Hook costume for her appearance on Thursday night's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live.'
Oct. 22, 2013

Ravenswood Premiere: What the ABC Family Show Can Learn From TV's Greatest Crossovers

As 'Pretty Little Liars' fans look forward to the 'Ravenswood' premiere on Oct. 22, here are some of the best TV crossover moments for a little inspiration.
Oct. 21, 2013

5 Ways the Beat Generation Were Hipsters Before It Was Cool

Five things these two generations of counterculture have in common.

Oct. 3, 2013

What @Horse_ebooks Taught Us About Social Media

One of the most successful anonymous Twitter accounts has closed down after years of blurring the line between art and communication.
Sept. 26, 2013

Science May Be Responsible For the Next 'Twilight'

The next bestselling book series could be crafted by a data system. Will basing books on science kill writers' creativity?
Sept. 19, 2013

6 Famous Quotes Attributed to the Totally Wrong Person

"To all the girls that think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero, you’re the beautiful one, it's society who’s ugly." — Marilyn Monroe
Sept. 11, 2013

Your Coffee Addiction is Ruining the Planet

Billions of unrecyclable K-cups are sold each year. Here are some ways to fuel your coffee addition without hurting the environment.
Sept. 3, 2013

9 Awesome College Majors You Never Knew Existed

The next time someone bothers you about your major, you should consider switching to one of these programs.

Aug. 28, 2013

Florence Welch and the 7 Most Memorable Female Voices Of the Past 10 Years

Here's a rundown of the most memorable female voices of the last decade, in celebration of Florence + the Machine frontwoman Florence Welch's 27th birthday.
Aug. 23, 2013

Meet the Real-Life Power Ranger Keeping Tokyo's Subway Riders Safe

Tadahiro Kanemasu has spent three months helping the elderly, families with children, and those lugging heavy packages in Tokyo subway stations.
Aug. 13, 2013

Katy Perry's "Roar": 5 Pop Women Who Took Charge Of Their Careers

To commemorate "Roar," the empowerment anthem that Katy Perry released today, here are five amazing women who rule today's music scene.
Aug. 6, 2013

5 Characters Who Prove the Manic Pixie Dream Girl Just Won't Die

Although she may be widely reviled, the manic pixie dream girl is still alive and well, and probably hanging out at your nearest indie record store.
July 30, 2013

Guess Which Boy Band is Making a Comeback and Fighting Bullying At the Same Time

The Backstreet Boys are releasing their new album, In A World Like This, today. The band hopes to use their international platform to spread a positive and essential message.

July 23, 2013

How Selena Gomez Redefined What It Means To Be a Disney Star

Gomez stands out as a Disney star with her head on straight, managing to grow up gracefully in the spotlight and maintain a solid career.
July 22, 2013

The To Do List: Aubrey Plaza Breaks New Comedy Ground in Her First Leading Role

Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza's new film, The To Do List, showcases her signature wry, deadpan style.
July 16, 2013

When a Book Becomes a Movie, Fans Are Never Satisfied

Bestselling books don’t necessarily make hit movies. What will happen when Gillian Flynn’s bestselling thriller, "Gone Girl" makes it to the big screen?
July 5, 2013

Why Michael Cera and Jesse Eisenberg Are Two Totally Different Actors

The two actors both rose to fame by playing sweetly awkward nerds. They’re also both writers. But their similitaries end there.