Emily Barasch
Emily Barasch

Emily is a writer living in New York. Her writing has appeared on theatlantic.com and dowser.org. She graduated from Yale where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Herald.

March 7, 2014

This 16th Century Painting Features a Cat Wearing a Jet Pack

Proof that cats have it all figured out.

March 7, 2014
March 5, 2014

This Ukrainian Pop Star Became a Hero — And Michelle Obama Awarded Her for Her Courage

How did a Eurovision singer become an iconic figure?
March 4, 2014
March 3, 2014

Ridiculous Question to Mindy Kaling at the Oscars Managed to Be Both Racist and Sexist

Because asking about the comedian's career is just too obvious.
Feb. 26, 2014

Frozen's Elsa Exposes What's Wrong With Disney Princesses in This Fantastic Song

Princess Elsa burnishes that feminist rep.

Feb. 26, 2014

This Is Spike Lee's Amazing Gentrification Rant

"You can’t discover this! We been here. You just can’t come and bogart."
Feb. 24, 2014

There Was a Major Step Forward for Women and Tech at Berkeley

A growing trend of women asserting themselves in a field largely dominated by men.
Feb. 21, 2014

9 Reasons Cara Delevingne Is the Most Fascinating Model in Fashion

She rocks onesies, hangs with Rihanna and isn't afraid to make fun of herself.
Feb. 19, 2014

Check Out Jimmy Fallon's Insane Barbershop Quartet Cover of "Ignition (Remix)"

"Now usually I don't do this, but, um ..."
Feb. 19, 2014

7 Real-Life Celebrity Couples Better Than Any Tabloid Fantasy

If Blair Waldorf and Seth Cohen can get married, there's hope for mankind yet.

Feb. 18, 2014
Feb. 15, 2014

6 New York Fashion Week Newbies Who Took the Runway by Storm

These youngsters are reshaping the game with their absolutely stunning designs.
Feb. 5, 2014
Feb. 4, 2014

11 Beautiful Instagram Photos of the Historic Snowstorm That's Hitting Iran

It's the largest snowfall the country has seen in 50 years, but some Iranians took time to play and capture it with amazing photography.
Feb. 3, 2014

Ever Wonder How J.K. Rowling Kept Track of Everything in 'Harry Potter'? Look At This.

In light of the bombshell about Ron and Hermoine, let's look back at Rowling's crazy plot spreadsheet.

Feb. 3, 2014

The Real Reason Abortion Rates Are At An All-Time Low

Someone needs to give anti-choice legislators a reality check.
Jan. 31, 2014

Watch Tina Fey Tell Jerry Seinfeld What It's Like to be a Female Comedian

It's the greatest episode of 'Seinfeld' that never was.
Jan. 31, 2014

Scarlett Johansson's Impossible Waistline in This Poster Is Yet Another Attack on Women's Bodies

Her waist is the size of her head. Just let that sink in.
Jan. 31, 2014

7 Family Photos That Prove MSNBC Doesn't Understand Conservatives At All

An offensive Tweet by @msnbc sparked a social media backlash.