The row over whether author Katie Roiphe planned to out the creator of the ‘Shitty Media Men List’ crystallized competing ideologies and activism within modern feminism.
Literary Twitter erupted; a co-founder of The Toast offered to pay writers if they pulled their articles from Harper's in protest; writers did - and other publications lined up buy those articles. Madeleine Aggeler reports on how things went down and how the magazine responded.
The story of the “Shitty Media Men” document – specifically, the threat of the doxxing of its creator by Harper’s magazine and (hashtag problematic) writer Katie Roiphe, and the preemptive self-outing of creator Moira Donegan in a confessional essay at The Cut – is a fascinating and complicated one, delving into complex issues of harassment, […]
It’s been a nauseating 72 hours of doxxing threats, self-outing, and the reemergence of Katie Roiphe.
BRENDAN O’NEILL: The Misogyny of #MeToo: The rage against Katie Roiphe exposes feminism’s hatred of women. “The outpouring of hatred for Roiphe has been astonishing, even by the low standards of Twitter debate and 21st-century virtual intolerance. Guardian feminist Jessica Valenti swiftly did to Roiphe what she accuses men of doing to female journalists: tried […]
After yesterday's troubles regarding the now infamous Shitty Media Men list and its origins, wherein fears that Harpers Magazine and Katie Roiphe would out its creator, women started coming forward to claim authorship before they could be outed. Mandy Stadtmiller...
[Content Note: Rape culture.]After Harper's scheduled for its March edition an article by anti-feminist Katie Roiphe, in which she was preparing to out the anonymous creator of the Shitty Media Men list, an outpouring of righteous contempt...Show More Summary
The writer weighed in on the Harper’s controversy.
There were rumors she was going to “out” the woman behind the Shitty Media Men list.
Harper's Magazine plans to publish a Katie Roiphe article in their March issue that will out the creator of the Shitty Media Men list.
Word went out that an article would identify a creator of a list of media industry men accused of sexual harassment. Women urged writers to push back.
Janet Malcolm “dismantles everyone’s pretensions right in front of you.”
Pro-Abortion author Katie Roiphe admits that abortion kills a life, and people know it: “The idea that “life begins at birth” is useful politically, but as many have pointed out, in the age of sonograms, of cloudy little hands and feet coming into focus at nine weeks, how many people actually believe it? Our language betrays […]
Pro-Abortion author Katie Roiphe admits that abortion kills a life, and people know it: The idea that “life begins at birth” is useful politically, but as many have pointed out, in the age of sonograms, of cloudy little hands and feet coming into focus at nine weeks, how many people actually believe it? Our language […]
Katie Roiphe looks at the experiences of six writers and artists as their deaths approached.
This Katie Roiphe book becomes a nifty twofer, a meditation on how five authors experienced death both in vivo, so to speak, and in their art.
For a book about writers at the time of their deaths, Katie Roiphe’s The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End, is most intense at its birth. The prologue recounts the book’s genesis in the author’s childhood illness. At the age of 12,...Show More Summary
It is breakfast time at the Bowery Hotel and I am sitting with the writer Katie Roiphe, talking about death. The occasion is the publication of Roiphe's new book, The Violet Hour, which looks at how five writers — Freud, Sontag, Updike, Dylan Thomas, and Maurice Sendak — dealt with... More »
Mortality is hot. Although the act of dying has largely been moved from our homes and daily lives into the sequestered, antiseptic realm of hospitals and hospices, memoirs grappling with impending death have proliferated, bringing mortal knowledge home in a new way. Two doctors, Oliver Sacks and...
At the age of 79, Anne Roiphe has just published her tenth novel, Ballad of the Black and Blue Mind. She’s got at least one more planned, and next winter, when daughter Katie’s novel The Violet Hour arrives, it will be dedicated to mom. Looking...Show More Summary