The 100 Most Popular Jezebel Posts of 2014


Remember when you read these? You totally read these!

Toddler Surprised By Ice Bucket Challenge Swears Harder Than a Sailor

The Ice Bucket challenge was a big hit for our friends at Deadspin, and it was a big hit for us. Men and women might be from Mars and Venus, but those planets are still in the same viral galaxy ;).

Disney Dudes’ Dicks: What Your Favorite Princes Look Like Naked

Here’s a peek at where it all began. And what a beautiful journey it was.

World’s Most Awesome Cat Rescues Little Boy From Dog Attack

Hero cat: We salute you.

Here Are the Unretouched Images From Lena Dunham’s Vogue Shoot

If you somehow managed to miss this story the first time around, here it is.

Watch Two 100-Year-Old BFFs Discuss Twerking, Selfies, Bieber and More

Who doesn’t love old ladies being old ladies?

Female Runner Who Uses Nike+ to Draw Dicks Is an American Hero

One woman did the impossible: she made jogging interesting and fun.

This Is Why We’re Mad About the Shooting of Mike Brown

Kara Brown has been responsible for some of the best Ferguson coverage out there. In this early piece, she captured some of the original rage that had just started echoing across the nation.

Honey Maid Tells Homophobes to Take a Hike in Best Response Ad Ever

This was a year in which food companies did some normal stuff and it was nice to see.

Period-Obsessed Tween Opens a New Chapter in Great Menstrual Marketing

As far as I am aware, this advertisement and its predecessor from the year prior are my top-rated posts ever on Jezebel dot com. Congrats to me!

Forget the Ass, Kim Kardashian Goes Full Frontal Nude

Kim Kardashian tried to throw off the Ass Wars with the rest of the nude body. The attempt failed.

Nicki Minaj Is So Tired of Being Asked About Her Ass

A post that proves that sometimes all it takes is the right combination of words in a headline and a little Facebook magic. Watching this blow up was one of the funniest, most inexplicable (but also most explicable) things I’ve seen in a long time.

Target Photoshops Junior’s Swimsuit Model With Disastrous Results

Women’s bodies looking a weird way!

Here’s Vin Diesel Dancing Alone to Beyoncé for Seven Minutes


The United States of Bros: A Map and Field Guide

Erin Gloria Ryan’s throughly researched, deftly-executed exploration of America’s various bro subcultures. A definitive study.

Watch This Cattle Auctioneer Become An Accidental Rap God

Never watched this. Is it good?

The 10 Grossest Sex Acts as Described By Urban Dictionary

Give Mark Shrayber a gross sex thing and he will run a million miles. I’ll never look at a Hot Pocket the same again.

Did Someone Just Leak Nude Photos Of Jennifer Lawrence? [Updated]

The now-infamous trove of stolen celebrity nudes dropped on a weekend, and what a bomb it was.

Watch a Sicilian Nun Singing Alicia Keys Bring a Rapper to Tears

I also didn’t watch this. Is it good?

Miss Indiana Praised For ‘Normal Body’ In Miss USA Pageant

Viewers of the Miss USA Pageant were surprised to see a woman who looked “normal” during the event, whatever that term means.

Lessons From a Day Spent With the UCSB Shooter’s Awful Friends

After Elliot Rodger’s attack at UCSB, Erin Gloria Ryan went where no one in their right mind would ever want to go: into the forum PUAHate, where Rodger spent his time discussing how terrible women are. “Elliot Rodger and company aren’t the mentally ill outliers that the media (and the NRA) depicts them as,” she concluded. “They’re much more common than we want them to be.”

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