4 Things I Couldn't Get Anyone To Write About This Week, Including Naked Rowing

This week, I'll tell you a bit about our bizarre editorial process.
Publish date:
October 26, 2013
links, fun, office banter

Here at xoJane, we really truly love each other -- and coming to work can be a lot like hanging out with your college roommates. Picture this: Me sitting on the floor, Olivia lounging on the couch, Emily painting her nails, and Mandy feverishly replying to one of her 5 gazillion Twitter followers. There's lots of laughing, a plethora of filthy inside jokes, and sometimes a puzzled Say Media sales person who happens to overhear us and pops her head in. The next thing that happens is we do our best to explain that weird joke.

So, to recap: We come to work. We act like ourselves. We do our thing. xoJane grows. (There are now like 4 million of you here every month. Yay, you!). It works, mostly, except when it doesn't, and that's a big part of why I don't force anyone to write anything that they don't feel inclined to write about. Thus, we are left with the below topics, the Things I Couldn't Get Anyone To Write About: