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"There was a moment, sometime between 2008 and 2010, when a woman’s insides — her exploits, her eating habits, her feelings, her sex life — became a lucrative internet product."

"Women, of course, have been writing about such things for years, including on the internet, but commodifying that writing had proven fraught. Marketing the entirety of the self through a personal blog — like Heather Armstrong’s Dooce, or Emily Gould’s iteration of Gawker — led to writer burnout and reader disillusionment. Show More Summary

Apple fitness chief to moderate discussion about training with the Apple Watch

Apple fitness chief Jay Blahnik will moderate an upcoming Q&A with Christy Turlington Burns, Scott Jurek, and Heather Armstrong about training for the Boston Marathon. The session will take place at the Boylston Street Apple Store on Saturday, April 16, and will also focus on training using the Apple Watch. Show More Summary

Heather Armstrong's Honest and Hilarious Voice Makes Her Every Mom's BFF

Post by Liz Alterman. If you're a fan of no-holds-barred honesty when it comes to the universal struggle that is motherhood and marriage, you're probably familiar with the whimsical and spot-on musings of Heather Armstrong, who shared nearly every facet of her life on her personal blog for more than a decade. Show More Summary

Christmas for the kitchen

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

From the library of Heather B. Armstrong who will get to the book your publisher sent me, just give me a few years.

Hairy Banana

Heather Armstrong gave a really thoughtful and classically unsettling talk at this year's XOXO Festival in Portland where she explained her experience stepping away from pro mommyblogging at Dooce. You should really watch it or, if you're in a setting where the phrase HAIRY VAGINAS doesn't go over so well, then maybe just listen to it. Show More Summary

Heather Armstrong (Dooce) on the Art of Dealing with Online Criticism

Today’s guest on Hack the Entrepreneur is a speaker, a bestselling and award-winning writer, a brand consultant, and an entrepreneur. She became an answer to Trivial Pursuit and Jeopardy questions after being fired from her job as a web designer for blogging stories involving her colleagues. Show More Summary

Dooce quits mommyblogging amid toxic pressure from advertisers

2 years agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

As the supply of publishers went up, advertisers gained leverage they could use to insist on more invasive ads and more unethical editorial practices. It all grew too much for Heather "Dooce" Armstrong, who got fed up with having toShow More Summary

Mom Blogging is Dead, Long Live Mom Blogging

Sometime in April Kottke told us that Heather Armstrong was retiring Dooce so that she could focus on other things. Dooce is dead, long live Dooce. Though I never achieved the same fame or fortune as Heather we certainly had a similar career path. Show More Summary

"Can Mommy Bloggers Still Make a Living?"

A piece in The Atlantic — focusing on Heather Armstrong ("Dooce") and the problem of "native" advertising:“My readers see sponsored content and they want to close the browser immediately,” she said. “The problem is I have to give my readers what they want, I have to give the brand what they want, and I have to be authentic to who I am. Show More Summary

Can Mommy Bloggers Still Make a Living?

Heather Armstrong’s Dooce once drew millions of readers. Her blog’s semi-retirement speaks to the challenges of earning money as an individual blogger today.

Thinking of Quitting Blogging? What Dooce Did Next

When Heather Armstrong from Dooce decided to wind back blogging after 14 years, it became headline news – New York Magazine even ran a piece called “Dooce Talks Life After Mommyblogging“, which gave us a glimpse into how someone so successful could leave that life behind. Heather needs little introduction – she’s a Trivial Pursuit answer, Queen [...]Show More Summary

10 PBEVENT Speakers Reveal their #1 Life Hack

Following on from the earlier post about what our speakers get up to in the mornings, we also asked them to give us their number-one time management or life hack – how DO they get everything done?! HEATHER ARMSTRONG: Author, speaker, and blogger at Dooce Delegating. I used to have the hardest time asking for help, [...]Show More Summary

Heather ‘Dooce’ Armstrong Talks Life After Mommy-Blogging

3 years agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Heather Armstrong started her blog, Dooce, for writing about her co-workers with names like “That One Co-worker Who Manages to Say Something Stupid Every Time He Opens His Mouth.” She also drew the ire of her family when she wrote candidly about her break with the Mormon faith and their Rush Limbaugh... More »

Proto-mommyblogger Dooce quits the blog

3 years agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Heather B. Armstrong says she will still blog a bit for fun, but will focus on consulting for brands. Read the rest

Android Vs. Apple (on the Cuteness Scale)

Dooce/Heather Armstrong Post: Patron AMA Public AMA Pelican Tsunami Stout...Show More Summary

Dooce is retiring

3 years agoHumor / odd :

After many years of blogging professionally at Dooce, Heather Armstrong is stepping down to focus on speaking and brand consultation. She's planning to write for fun again. But what makes this livelihood glaringly different are not only...Show More Summary

The Cast of Seriously Distracted Gets Real (Funny) About PR

The cast of Seriously Distracted knows a thing or two about working in PR in New York City. Watch as Paige (Greta Lee), Lily (Morgan Grace Jarrett), Victoria (Laura Grey), Dan (Russ Armstrong), and Heather (Catheryn Mudon) get hilarious...Show More Summary

A somewhat theatrical start to the next ten months

3 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

There's a way to start off a school year, and then there is the Heather B. Armstrong way.

The Gender Divide On Threesomes

Zhana Vrangalova notes new research: A study just published in the Journal of Bisexuality provides at least a partial answer about interest in specific types of threesome. Researchers Heather Armstrong and Elke Reissing of the University of Ottawa were interested in heterosexual adults’ attitudes toward dating and hooking up with bisexual partners of the opposite sex. […]

New Book "Sexy Feminism" Aims to Make Feminism Accessible—But is a Bit of a Mess

Feminism doesn’t need to be scary. Instead, says Sexy Feminism: A Girl’s Guide to Love, Success, and Style by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong and Heather Wood Rudúlph, feminism is relevant, sexy, and fun to boot. The new book aims to make...Show More Summary

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