Stories by Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd is an associate editor at AlterNet and a Brooklyn-based freelance writer and editor. Formerly the executive editor of The FADER, her work has appeared in VIBE, SPIN, New York Times and various other magazines and websites. subscribe to Julianne Escobedo Shepherd's feed

Posted on: Oct 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Who knew the space-time continuum could be so awesome?

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The heaving cleavage on display during the Emmy awards was a challenge to viewers to toss out any preconceptions they might have about large breasts and their impropriety.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes art imitates life, even just a little bit.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Epic put-downs that conservatives can't ignore.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Sep 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

From horror to rom-com, these films could be considered a psychological prophylactic.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's time to radically rethink the way we approach nude images sent through social media.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

This season will be the last for NBC's beloved workplace sitcom. It won't have been for naught.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

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Apologies to Emma Goldman, but nobody knows more about political subplots than dance movies.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

By focusing on their sexual orientation, is the media doing more harm than good to talented rappers who are out and gay?

Posted on: Aug 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The remake of Paul Verhoeven's 1990 sci-fi classic has hit the box office, another example of America's obsession with our own doomy death spiral.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Page was an active white supremacist who in 2005 formed a neo-Nazi band called "End Apathy."

Posted on: Aug 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

How a 22-year-old's infidelities rocked the world, and why it matters.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

How the biggest female rapper stops just short of being the best feminist.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

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Posted on: Jul 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

From Ice Age to 2012, we can't get enough of the end of the world.

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