Katrin Higher

Katrin is a writer, stand-up comedian, and devourer of all things literary and artistic. She also loves pop culture, feminist news and everything in-between. She has an associates degree in Acting from AMDA and a BA in English Literature from Marymount Manhattan College. Her biggest wish is to have a washer/dryer unit in her home and to be able to consume as many croissants as humanly possible before she dies.

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Third “28 Days Later” Zombie Film Is In Works, We Can’t Wait To Be Terrified

Personally, I cannot get enough zombies between the epic television series “The Walking Dead” and now the announcement that there will be a third sequel to the “28 Days Later” franchise, it’s like constant zombies in entertainment. They are my favorite horror genre by leaps and bounds!

The first movie of the trilogy…

By: Katrin Higher / May 17, 2015

Baltimore Prosecutors in Freddie Gray Case Seek ‘Gag Order’

In the wake of the arrest and charging of the 6 police officers charged with the murder of Freddie Gray, Rochelle Ritchie, a spokeswoman for State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, confirmed on Friday that Mosby’s office is seeking a gag order on the case.

If you don’t know what this creepy sounding law term…

By: Katrin Higher / May 16, 2015

Woman Just Barely Escapes From Craigslist Kidnapper

You would think it’s 2002 but in fact just this week a 41 year old Chesaning, Michigan man gave a fake Craigslist profile and met up with a 22 year old woman after which he tied her up and kidnapped her in his car.

The woman has no serious injuries and is thankfully…

By: Katrin Higher / May 16, 2015

Get A Boner And Fight Malaria At The Same Time With Viagra!

The infamous boner pill Viagra, might now help fight the disease Malaria, scientists say. It can’t cure someone already infected with the disease, but it could be a preventative in its transmission by mosquitos.

When Viagra is taken it grabs onto enzymes that break down a molecule called cGMP. cGMP relaxes blood vessel…

By: Katrin Higher / May 16, 2015

Texas Students Deface Confederacy President Statue On Campus

Student vandals defaced the statue of Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederacy on the University of Texas Austin campus on Saturday, most recently with the words “Davis must fall” and “Emancipate UT.”

Senior Jamie Nalley defended the attack against the statue saying: “We thought, there are those old ties to slavery and…

By: Katrin Higher / May 11, 2015

Psychotic Polish Presidential Candidate Is A Monster

We thought our crazy Republicans like Rand Paul and Jeb Bush were bad, but Poland is on a whole other level together.

Brace yourselves for Janusz Korwin-Mikke, a presidential candidate for Poland’s next election who plans to get rid all benefits, legalise child pornography (???) and stop women from voting, as Poland vote…

By: Katrin Higher / May 10, 2015

Brittney Griner Weds Glory Johnson In Phoenix Ceremony

WNBA’s Brittney Griner and her partner Glory Johnson were married in a ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday.

The couple wed less than one month after the two were arrested on domestic violence-related charges.

Brittney Griner, considered the instigator of the two will have the charges dismissed if she completes 26…

By: Katrin Higher / May 10, 2015

FLOTUS Gives Badass Student Address At Tuskegee University

On Saturday, Michelle Obama gave a powerful commencement address to the graduating class of Tuskegee University.

The First Lady brought up narratives of her own life to illustrate the kinds of racism she has received: “Over the years, folks have used plenty of interesting words to describe me. One said I exhibited a…

By: Katrin Higher / May 10, 2015

Prince Releases “Baltimore” Protest Song And It’s Everything

Everyone stop what they are doing and listen to Prince’s incredibly powerful protest song “Baltimore,” which was written to honor the recent Baltimore protests and calls for an end to unjust violence plaguing the Black community at the hands of the police. The song features lyrics about the deaths of both Freddie Gray and slai…

By: Katrin Higher / May 10, 2015

Giant Whiny Baby Man Refuses To Sell Tampons Because They Are ‘Gross’

I don’t now where these subhuman crybaby sewer men come from but I guess the British Singer/Songwriter Mary Epworth found one in a gas station in Iowa while on tour (with the cast of the popular podcast Welcome to Night Vale).

She just happened to get her period while on tour and had…

By: Katrin Higher / May 9, 2015

Synthetic Pot Leads To Nationwide Spike In Hospitalizations

Hey kids! Stick to the real stuff!

If you’re like me you are wondering what the hell “synthetic marijuana” even is.

Since January, poison control centers across the country have reported 359 cases of illnesses and several deaths from herbs laced with “synthetic cannabinoids”, chemicals which mimic the effects of the…

By: Katrin Higher / May 9, 2015

NASA Backed Graduate Student Records X-Files Theme Sounds In Space

All of our X-Files fans listen clearly, the theme song is real!

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill graduate student Daniel Bowman designed an infrared microphone recording device to go into space and record space sounds I guess?

It’s super cool and creepy and we suggest you kick off your weekend…

By: Katrin Higher / May 9, 2015

Dickensian Villain Darrell Issa Says American Poor Are “Envy Of The World”

America’s richest Republican congressman, Darrell Issa of California, with a net worth of $350,000,000, was quoted saying that “The US poor are the envy of the world.” Oh? Ok let us go to “the rest of the world” and ask them shall we?

This intensely ignorant statement does a few things:…

By: Katrin Higher / May 9, 2015

Freddie Gray Police Threaten To Sue State Attorney Marilyn Mosby

In highly upsetting news, lawyers representing the 6 police officers who were charged in the murder of Freddie Gray , are now coming after Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby.

The six officers were charged with crimes including murder and manslaughter over the death of Freddie Gray whose neck was broken while he wa…

By: Katrin Higher / May 9, 2015

25 Of The Funniest Feminists To Follow On Twitter

WAIT WHAAAT. FEMINISTS CAN BE FUNNY? Yes, and in fact usually the funniest women I read also happen to be scathing smarty-pants feminists. I, with the help of the other Frisky gals, have put together a list of 25 of some of the funniest feminists on Twitter — these hilarious women don’t necessarily only write about…

By: Katrin Higher / May 6, 2015

Baltimore’s Mayor Lifts 10PM Curfew

Most likely because of social media, Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has lifted the 10PM curfew on the city.

Her reasons are partially economic, but are also due to a clear racial bias with demonstrators elucidating the fact that the National Guard was enforcing the curfew in predominantly black neighborhoods and letting white resident…

By: Katrin Higher / May 3, 2015

Brooklyn Decker Expecting First Child With Andy Roddick

In more news of beautiful people having children, model and actress Brooklyn Decker and tennis star Andy Roddick are expecting their first child together.

Decker announced the pregnancy via Instagram with the caption “So this happened… #the3ofus.” How perfectly cheesy and modern.

Move over, Middleton, it’s time for America to take…

By: Katrin Higher / May 3, 2015

Madison, Wisconsin Bans Discrimination Against Atheists And Non-Religious

In a break from states who are protecting religious freedoms, Wisconsin’s most liberal city, Madison, has made a decision to protect the non-religious from discrimination.

The city council voted the law in (in what is believed to be the first of its kind) earlier this month protecting atheists and the non-religious from discriminatio…

By: Katrin Higher / May 3, 2015

Freddie Gray Protests: Legal Volunteers And Medical Staff Arrested For Defying Curfew

In the wake of the continuing Freddie Gray protests in Baltimore, 50 people were arrested Saturday night for being out on the streets past curfew. The arrests occurred within 10 minutes of the curfew’s cutoff (10PM). Among those 50 people were several legal aids and medical staff who have been on the scene to hel…

By: Katrin Higher / May 3, 2015

Sheryl Sandberg’s Husband David Goldberg Dies Suddenly At Age 47

David Goldberg, the tech executive who founded the company Survey Monkey and husband of Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg died suddenly at the age of 47 on Friday.

His family and company have not released the cause of death.

David Goldberg and Sheryl Sandberg were widely considered Silicon Valley’s most…

By: Katrin Higher / May 3, 2015

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