Jaime is a writer and comedian living in Brooklyn and hailing from Connecticut (state motto: Basic and Proud Of It). She's performed in comedy festivals all around the country and written for outlets including New York Magazine, The Boston Globe, and Time Out New York – but her greatest achievement, perhaps, is the hard-won ability to do a cat eye with liquid eyeliner.

Latest Articles

Men And Women Aren't Actually Wired Differently

You know how men's brains are wired to be good at math and "hard sciences" and not asking for directions, while women's brains are wired to be good at communication and raising kids and not knowing co...
By Jaime Lutz

Here's How Much More Men Earn In Their Lifetimes

Most of us know by now that white women in the United States make about 79 percent what white men earn — and, furthermore, that this statistic is even more extreme for women of color. But when we talk...
By Jaime Lutz

6 Things That Will Happen Before Wage Equality

The future is a weird, unpredictable, kind of scary place (or time. Whatever). Luckily, there are experts who are able to use stats and projection to figure out what the figure will maybe look like! U...
By Jaime Lutz

How The UK Is Better For Women Than The U.S.

"Happy" Equal Pay Day, Brits! In the UK, this is the date when the 17.48 percent pay gap between men and women means that women are essentially working for free from now until the end of the year. By ...
By Jaime Lutz

However Women Show Emotion, We're Screwed

I cried when I read this*: Apparently, women are judged negatively whether they show emotion or don't show "enough" emotion, according to recent research. Yet again, we can't win!  Here's what we know...
By Jaime Lutz

The Impact Of Student Loans, In 37 Seconds

I graduated from college more than three years ago and I've made barely a dent in my student loans. So I loved this BuzzFeed video where young people quickly discuss their student loans, something tha...
By Jaime Lutz

How To Make Peanut Butter Glow In The Dark

If you're like me and run through a full jar of peanut butter every week, this is kind of frightening. Apparently, you can make a jar of peanut butter glow in the dark using a laser pointer
By Jaime Lutz

Red Meat Isn't The Only Possible Carcinogen

I hope you're not reading this in a barbecue restaurant. According to the World Health Organization, red meat probably causes cancer, while processed meat like bacon, sausages, and ham definitely do. ...
By Jaime Lutz

5 Obituaries That Are Actually Funny

Since Halloween is, deep down, all about how we deal with death, it seems as good a time as any to admit this: I'm terrified of dying. I've been terrified of dying since the moment I knew I would die....
By Jaime Lutz

This Art Project Will Inspire You To Be Creative

Being an artist is hard. I mean, it's not, like, coal miner hard (let's be real) — but still, you have to deal with frequent rejection, anxiety, creative block, and, of course, the constant companion ...
By Jaime Lutz

This Woman Turned A House Into A Halloween Monster

Can you even imagine bringing a kid trick-or-treating to this house without them bawling their eyes out? Artist, photographer, and baker Christine McConnell turned her love of creepy things into this ...
By Jaime Lutz

How Close Are We To Curing Cancer?

The question of whether or not the Vice President would be running in the 2016 election has been on the tip of everyone's tongues for ages  — but today, the announcement came that Joe Biden is not run...
By Jaime Lutz

How Close Will The Asteroid Get To Earth?

Guess what: That surprise, football stadium-sized asteroid that's making a near miss of Earth on Halloween isn't going to destroy us all! Yay! Obviously this is a good thing, but many of us are still ...
By Jaime Lutz

A New Campaign Is Promoting Inclusive Feminism

I'm sure many readers of Bustle define themselves as feminists; I'm one of them. But the sad truth is that feminism has a long and disturbing history of leaving important voices out — many white suffr...
By Jaime Lutz

This Odd Trick Will Show You How You See Yourself

How powerful are you? That might sound like an odd question, so let me put it another way: Think of Beyonce. How close are you to Beyonce's, like, level? According to researchers, there's a weird way ...
By Jaime Lutz

4 Surprising Things That Happened On Halloween

Halloween is a spooky, spooooooky time — but let's not forget that it's not all just about creative costumes and creepy ghost stories. A number of surprising things have happened on Halloween, and I'm...
By Jaime Lutz

The Scars Left By Abuse Aren't Always Visible

You've seen images showing the effects of physical abuse: Black eyes, broken noses. But the less physical, but no less devastating, aspects of domestic abuse often linger on longer than any bruise. No...
By Jaime Lutz

This Is Why Access To Abortion Is So Important

In spite of the fact that abortion is not only legal, but also safe and necessary, the fight for access to the service isn't about to end anytime soon. But in a time when opponents to abortion seem de...
By Jaime Lutz

Kiran Gandhi On Free Bleeding & Handling Criticism

Kiran Gandhi — the woman you probably know best as that lady who ran the London Marathon while menstruating sans any feminine hygiene product (which, by the way, I maintain is a bizarrely retro and un...
By Jaime Lutz

Planned Parenthood Isn't The Only Org To Do This

Earlier today, Planned Parenthood announced that it is making a change (although the change will probably not satisfy the organization's critics): Planned Parenthood will no longer receive reimburseme...
By Jaime Lutz