Jessica Wakeman

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Kate Hudson & Goldie Hawn Claim They Can See Dead People

Kate Hudson told a British talk show host that she and her mom Goldie Hawn both have the ability to “see dead people” by sensing a “fifth energy” around…

Jessica Wakeman | September 19, 2014 - 10:30 am

Labor Organizer Ai-Jen Poo Is Another MacArthur “Genius” Grant Winner

Ai-Jen Poo, a labor leader with the National Domestic Workers Alliance, which organizes immigrant women workers, was one of the recipients of a MacArthur “genius” grant this week. [Colorlines;…

Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Customer Who Put His Hand On His Bartender’s Ass Messed With The Wrong Pissed Off Woman

An ex-New York City bartender/aspiring actress named Laura Ramadei has penned an open letter to a customer named Brian Lederman, who groped her and said he wanted to order her…

Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Miley Cyrus In Trouble For Getting Spanked Onstage With The Mexican Flag

Oh Miley, just stop.  The pop princess is in trouble with the Mexican government after she got spanked onstage with a Mexican flag while twerking in a comically large…

Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2014 - 10:30 am

Girl Scout Cookie-Flavored Nesquik Is A Thing Now

Nesquik has debuted a new chocolate milk beverage we are welcoming with open arms and clogged arteries: Girl Scout cookie-flavored milk. (At least it’s lowfat Girl Scout cookie-flavored milk.) The two…

Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2014 - 9:30 am

FSU Suspends Jameis Winston For Half A Game For Yelling “Fuck Her Right In The Pussy” On Campus

Florida State University suspended star quarterback Jameis Winston for the first half of an upcoming game on Saturday after he stood up on a table on campus and yelled…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2014 - 6:00 pm

5 Things To Know About Cartoonist Alison Bechdel, Winner Of A MacArthur “Genius” Grant

There are plenty of people in the world who get nice things that they don’t (IMHO) deserve. So it’s especially nice when someone completely and utterly deserving is recognized for…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Stop What You’re Doing And Watch The “Ray Rice Makeup Tutorial”

Megan MacKay, can we be friends? Because your “Ray Rice makeup tutorial” (hey, watch it first before you get offended!) is the most cutting commentary of our complete cultural fucktitude…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Benedict Cumberbatch Strips Down For Charity

It’s not only the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that gets Benedict Cumberbatch in a giving mood. To raise awareness for cancer research through TK Maxx’s Give Up Clothes For Good

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Report: Joan Rivers’ Doctor Took A Selfie In The Operating Room

The unplanned biopsy on Joan Rivers’ vocal cords, which led to her death, was done without her prior consent, CNN reports. Furthermore, the doctor who performed the procedure took…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2014 - 11:00 am

Hamster Competes Against Kobayashi In Hot Dog Eating Contest

Animal abuse? The best day of this tiny hamster’s life? Hard to say! Either way, someone had the wherewithal to make a pile of itty-bitty, hamster-sized hot dogs and feed…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2014 - 9:30 am

The Paycheck Fairness Act Fails In Congress (Again)

The Senate failed yet again to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act yesterday, which would have strengthened an employee’s ability to fight pay inequality and prohibited them from retaliation by…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Lupita Nyong’o & Elmo: “I Love My Skin”

“Elmo can see that Miss Lupita’s skin is a beautiful brown color!”
That’s Elmo learning all about skin when “12 Years A Slave” actress Lupita Nyong’o visited “Sesame Street.” They…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Together Again: Seth Meyers & Bill Hader Reminisce About Stefon

There’s a Stefon-sized hole in my heart that will never be filled. And when Bill Hader visited “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” the two former “Saturday Night Live” co-stars made…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Rihanna To CBS Thursday Night Football: “Fuck You”

Last week, CBS pulled Rihanna from performing in an intro before Thursday Night Football, allegedly because she’s a famous domestic violence survivor and the NFL is still incompetently bumbling

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2014 - 10:30 am

Tales Of An Abortion Doula

This fascinating essay about a woman’s experience as an abortion doula is a must-read. []
Today is the 51st anniversary of the Birmingham church bombing that killed four…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2014 - 6:00 pm

30 Reasons To Love Prince Harry On His 30th Birthday

The life of Prince Harry has many a twist and turn. The dubious parentage! The mother’s tragic early death! The Nazi costume! The endless parade of high society blonde girlfriends!

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2014 - 5:40 pm

The Full “Mockingjay: Part One” Trailer Is Here

The full trailer for “Mockingjay: Part One” is here and it looks a lot like Mockingjay the book: really, really, really not as good as the first two book in…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Anne Rice’s BDSM Erotica Trilogy Sleeping Beauty Heads To TV!

Your TiVo queue just got unbelievably hotter: a BDSM erotica trilogy by Anne Rice, under the pen name A.N. Roquelaur, is headed to TV. The popular books, The Claiming Of

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev Crowned Miss America

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev took home the crown at last night’s Miss America pageant. This means we all get a day off work, right? Right?! [AOL]

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2014 - 11:10 am

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