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Executive Editor — BuzzFeed

Executive Editor, Culture at @BuzzFeedNews and Editor of @BuzzFeedIdeas. Soon I'll be writing full time so hit me up with those tips: doree@buzzfeed.com

Brock O'Hurn Wants To Be More Than Instagram's Most Beautiful Man

Jun 12, 2015

i have waited months for @doreeshafrir’s profile of Brock O’Hurn & AT LONG LAST, IT IS HERE, IN ALL ITS MANBUN GLORY: buzzfeed.com/doree/atlas-sh…

Jun 12, 2015

my favorite part of @doreeshafrir’s Brock O’Hurn profile is definitely the Notebook vs. Dear John comparison: buzzfeed.com/doree/atlas-sh…

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¿Más de 30 y soltero? Lo mejor que te puede pasar es Tinder

buzzfeed.com — Tinder es "estúpido y dañino, no hace más que entorpecer las relaciones sentimentales". También es "una fábrica, y no puedes pretender algo romántico ni ahí". Y no olvidemos que " la consecuencia adulta de vivir con nuestras propias elecciones casi no existe cuando la mejor opción está a una compatibilidad de distancia."

If You're Over 30 And Single, You Should Be Using Tinder

buzzfeed.com — Tinder is " stupid and harmful because it only makes romantic human connection harder." It is also " a factory and you shouldn't pretend it's even vaguely romantic." And let's not forget that " the adult consequence of living with one's decisions doesn't really exist when the next best thing is only a swipe away."
Feb 19, 2015

*downloads Tinder again* // If You’re Over 30 And Single, You Should Be Using Tinder bzfd.it/1Bny7GY

Feb 19, 2015

RT @theferocity: *downloads Tinder again* // If You’re Over 30 And Single, You Should Be Using Tinder bzfd.it/1Bny7GY

Feb 18, 2015

Wrote a lil’ something about why you should be using Tinder — if you’re over 30 (and single) buzzfeed.com/doree/if-youre…

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Michael Keaton's Son Wrote "Talk Dirty" And "Heart Attack"

buzzfeed.com — Sean's last name is Douglas because that's Keaton's real last name. (He uses Keaton because Michael Douglas was already famous when he started acting.) The song was written for singer Nikki Williams, but Williams' label didn't like it. After Lovato recorded it, "Heart Attack" went double platinum. 3.
Jan 11, 2015

Michael Keaton’s Son Wrote “Talk Dirty” And “Heart Attack” buzzfeed.com/doree/michael-… via @doreeshafrir @buzzfeed

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Georgette Mosbacher Observes Christopher Buckley

gawker.com — Georgette Mosbacher's Fifth Avenue apartment is directly across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and from the huge windows of her living room-where there is a life-size drawing of herself hanging above the baby grand piano, and fur throws on two settees across the room, and trinkets (decorative knives, feathers, paperweights, commemorative seals) arranged on a console, and photographs and chandeliers and Oriental rugs and velvet and mirrors-one can watch the small figures milling about on the steps of the museum.
Jan 06, 2015

I just went through 32 pages of my old Gawker posts to find this party report to show @annehelen gawker.com/249282/georget… and now i need a nap

Here's What People In Media Are Excited About In 2015

buzzfeed.com — I'm excited, going into 2015, by all the women in top music and culture writing positions. Jessica Hopper's EIC at the Pitchfork Review, music writer Julianne Shepherd is heading it at Jezebel, Naomi Zeichner is EIC at The Fader, Lindsay Zoladz is pop critic at NY Mag, Dodai Stewart is leading culture at Fusion, Caryn Ganz has been killing it all this year at RollingStone.com, etc.
Jan 01, 2015

RT @BuzzFeedIdeas: We asked a bunch of ppl in media what they were excited about in 2015. There’s lots! buzzfeed.com/doree/heres-wh…

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13 Of Our Favorite Personal Essays We Published This Year

buzzfeed.com — A woman who confronted her abusive stepfather. A man who bought a house in Detroit for $500. A 33-year-old who suffered and survived a stroke. Reflections on love, loss, and life in these great ess...
Dec 22, 2014

Lucky to have run so many pieces we're proud of, here are a few in list form Essays: buzzfeed.com/sandraeallen/1… Features: buzzfeed.com/sandraeallen/2…

Dec 22, 2014

RT @SteveKandell: Lucky to have run so many pieces we're proud of, here are a few in list form Essays: buzzfeed.com/sandraeallen/1… Features: buzzfeed.com/sandraeallen/2…

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Why Choosing Your Own Adventure Can Really Pay Off

jezebel.com — The Choose Your Own Adventure books that you remember from childhood are now published by a small female-owned company in northern Vermont, led by publisher Shannon Gilligan. After the books, which were originally published by Bantam, went out of print, Gilligan started Chooseco in 2003.
Nov 14, 2014

A few years ago I interviewed the woman who revived the Choose Your Own Adventure books. She was pretty cool: jezebel.com/5342799/why-ch…

Eu tinha certeza de que congelar meus óvulos resolveria tudo

buzzfeed.com — Não sei dizer o exato momento em que comecei a pensar se eu era capaz de ter filhos, mas isso ocorreu em algum momento entre fevereiro de 2012, quando o cara que eu estava saindo nos últimos meses terminou comigo, e maio de 2012, quando fiz 35 anos, porque após essa idade toda mulher solteira de Nova York sabe que ninguém nunca vai te amar.
Sep 26, 2014

My egg freezing essay is now in Portuguese! Eu tinha certeza de que congelar meus óvulos resolveria tudo buzzfeed.com/doree/eu-tinha…

Sep 26, 2014

RT @doreeshafrir: My egg freezing essay is now in Portuguese! Eu tinha certeza de que congelar meus óvulos resolveria tudo buzzfeed.com/doree/eu-tinha…

How To Pitch Personal Essays To BuzzFeed Ideas

buzzfeed.com — Ask yourself: Is this something that is either a) taboo yet relatable that no one has ever articulated as well as you can, b) an experience SO crazy and foreign that people will feel compelled to share it, or c) a really big idea from the vantage point of the only person who could have had that perspective.
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Jul 31, 2015

RT @xtinehlee: AWP16 panel proposal, accepted. @markarms @readerer @doree @MarieMyungOkLee & I on writing & pitching freelance work. http:/…

Jul 30, 2015

@lyzl like you're really going to stand there with a straight face and tell me that piece of ribbon with a rhinestone on it is $500

Jul 30, 2015

the bridal accessories market is the biggest scam. combs, sashes, veils are $$$$$ in stores. meanwhile i got a comb on ebay for $11.99

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