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Acclaimed Barrister Amal Alamuddin Changes Last Name to Clooney

jezebel.com — Internationally acclaimed barrister Amal Alamuddin has quietly updated her bio on her company's website to read: Amal Clooney is a barrister specialising in international law, human rights, extradition and criminal law. She has represented clients in cases before the International Criminal Court, the International Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights, as well as in domestic courts in the UK and US.

The University Of Nebraska Is Now Auctioning Off Game-Worn Jerseys For Profit

deadspin.com — The Cornhuskers' official online auction website has about 158 jerseys up for bidding, all from their October 16 loss to Texas. Opening bids start at $250. I wonder how Georgia's A.J. Green feels about this. UGA's top receiver just got a four-game suspension for allegations that he sold one of his game-used jerseys.

Introducing Three New Jezebel Staffers

jezebel.com — Hi, I'm the new editor of Jezebel. I'm here from The Hairpin, which I edited for the past year, and before that, Gawker and Deadspin. I'm excited to be here, and to announce three new wonderful additions to the Jezebel staff: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd will head up a pop culture subsite as the site's Culture Editor.

The C-Roll Stash, Part 1: Sex Above The SkyDome (NSFW)

deadspin.com — Here's Part One of the C-Roll excerpts we'll be posting all week. Today, you'll see the infamous Lucy Lawless boob slip (from her national anthem at a May 1997 NHL game in Anaheim), an unidentified boob slip, and some sex above the SkyDome during a Red Sox-Jays game.

When Oregon Fans Make The "O" Symbol, They're Screaming "Vagina" In American Sign Language, New York Times Reports

deadspin.com — The New York Times shared an important revelation out of Eugene, Ore. yesterday, and we wanted to pass it on because we are immature: the spade-shaped Oregon "O" that Ducks fans so enthusiastically make to show support for the team means "vagina" in American Sign Language.

Grand Forks Olive Garden Receives Positive Review (UPDATE)

gawker.com — The recently-opened Olive Garden in Grand Forks, N.D., is off to a great start, according to Marilyn Hagerty, longtime food critic for the Grand Forks Herald. The restaurant "is the largest and most beautiful" in town and has been patronized by visitors "from out of town as well as people who live here," Hagerty reports in yesterday's positive review.

A Weekend Roundup and a Goodbye

thehairpin.com — This week was my final week editing this NASCAR fan site. It was also the week we checked in with the very wise Galactic Rabbit and got advice from the witch Baba Yaga and a bunch of five-year-olds. We got on with our bad selves and out of a less-than-ideal living arrangement; we hacked Hobby Lobby and mac and cheese.

Janet Looks at 89 Dicks

thehairpin.com — Janet had not looked at a dick pic until she sat down to film this video, and then she looked at 89 dick pics in quick succession: "It's like, kind of like... Like a Dementor." (SFW!) What say you, Madeleine? [ via]

"I Expected Nothing Less From A Bunch Of Blithering Idiots": The Angry Emails That Helped Cost Boca Raton Its All-Star Pro Soccer Team

deadspin.com — Last month, we shared with you the bare details of Dan Borislow's brief, messy reign as owner of magicJack, the franchise that Women's Professional Soccer elected to terminate in late October after just a single season of play in Boca Raton, Fla. The Boca Raton magicJack should have been the most marketable franchise in Women's...

RIP, Elaine Stritch

thehairpin.com — Elaine Stritch, the famed actress and singer, died today at the age of 89. The clip above is her performing "The Ladies Who Lunch," from Company; this clip of her struggling to record the perfect take for the cast recording is worth watching, too.
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