Topic: Tavi Gevinson

Crushable’s Got a New Competitor: Tavi Gevinson’s Rookie Magazine

Crushable's Got a New Competitor: Tavi Gevinson's Rookie Magazine

Tavi Gevinson, the stylish wunderkind who was attending fashion shows when she was 12, is now 15 and into blogging. Her new project Rookie Mag is a cross between a magazine and a website: Each month will be a new theme, but the content consists of three posts a day. (After all, Tavi does spend most of her time in high school.) We assumed that Tavi’s next venture would follow her stints at Blackbook and working with Target — that is, being about fashion — so imagine our surprise when several of her posts were the kinds of confessionals and pop culture commentary you’d see on our site. More »

Gallery: Best of ‘Sassy’ Magazine Covers

Gallery: Best of 'Sassy' Magazine Covers

So Jane Pratt, the editor of the late 80s/early 90s teen zine Sassy, may be launching a similar-themed magazine with tween fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson. That is the best news we’ve heard all year for the magazine world, because the sardonic writing and awesome spreads in Sassy were one of the biggest influencing factors for all of us here at Crushable. They were Jezebel, pre-Jezebel, but without as much politics. They were Nylon, but with funnier copy. They were, essentially, who we wanted to be. And oh yeah, they had the most amazing covers that amazingly stand the test of time. We dare you to tell us otherwise. More »

Revisiting Our Old Friend Daria – Remember Daria, MTV’s original queen of sarcasm? Well, the show was recently released on DVD! Tracy Grandstaff, the voice of Daria, answered fifteen questions asked by folks like Diablo Cody, Liz Lee and Tavi Gevinson. (via Can I Get a Man With That?)