Taylor Swift Thinks Fans “Might Need A Break” From Her — And She Is Correct

Megan Reynolds / October 8, 2015

Finally, I have The Secret-ed something into reality. … More »

“Empire” Recap-ish: Can We Get Rid Of Lucious, Please?

Megan Reynolds / October 8, 2015

Don’t look too closely at any episode of Empire. Under all of the histrionics, the glitz and the glamour, you’ll see. The bottom won’t hold. There’s a few screws loose. The stitches are unravelling. Watching the show is like agreeing to get into that boxcar the neighbor kid made, and letting him push you down a… More »

Good Lord, Justin Bieber Has A Really Beautiful Penis

Megan Reynolds / October 7, 2015

We were not expecting any of that. … More »

Director Chanya Button Challenges The Trope Of “Strong Women”

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 7, 2015

The BFI Film Festival has proclaimed 2015 as their year of the “strong woman,” but what does that mean for women characters? In the video above, director Chanya Button, whose film “BURN BURN BURN” will be debuting at BFI, breaks down why the term “strong woman” is so loaded in this cultural moment. It’s overusedMore »

Davey Wreden’s The Beginner’s Guide Is A Love Letter To Diverse Games

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 7, 2015

I’ll recap Davey Wreden’s The Beginner’s Guide in the least spoiler-y way that I can, to convince you to go to Steam and spend $7.99 and 90 minutes of your time playing it before finishing any review. The end of the game is tremendous, and it’s better to experience it than read aboutMore »

“The Great British Bake Off” Is The Best Thing You’re Not Watching On Television

Megan Reynolds / October 7, 2015

A talent competition-based reality show is my television sweet spot. “Big Brother” bores me. The weepy drama of “The Bachelor” and its various spinoffs have never really held my interest. But pit talented people against each other doing things that feel simultaneously achievable and impossible, like a Sonya Tayeh contemporary danceMore »

Stephanie Meyer Releases Gender-Flipped Version Of Twilight

Megan Reynolds / October 6, 2015

It’s called Life And Death: Twilight Reimagined. More »

Watch Misty Copeland Class Up Late Night Television With Yo-Yo Ma

Megan Reynolds / October 6, 2015

More ballet on network television in 2016, please. More »

“Sister Wives” Star Says She Was Catfished By Woman Pretending To Be A Man

Robyn Pennacchia / October 5, 2015

Meri Brown admits to having had an “emotional affair” with a woman pretending to be a man, but says she’s speaking out in hopes of warning others about catfishing. … More »

27 Superior Ways To Be A Modern Man

Brad Nelson / October 5, 2015

The New York Times recently attempted to describe the dimensions of the modern man—failing, however, to consider his omnidimensional interests. Here, then, are the 27 definitive ways to be a modern man… More »

21 Super Feminist Moments From Slaughterhouse 90210

Maris Kreizman / October 5, 2015

For the past six and a half years, I’ve been combining quotes from books I love with stills from my favorite TV shows for my blog Slaughterhouse 90210. My goal is to create something entirely new, while commenting on and celebrating both books and pop culture. And now it’s a book. More »

Watch: Hamster Version Of ‘Friends’

Katrin Higher / October 4, 2015

I am very sorry to bring this to you today. Or am I?
Either way, please enjoy hamsters doing a theatrical remake of the show ‘Friends.’ Central Fluff, y’all.
You’re fucking welcome.
[Huffington Post]… More »

Tina Fey Is Developing A New Comedy Series For CBS

Katrin Higher / October 4, 2015

The Unbreakable Tina Fey is continuing her legacy of rapidly writing and producing comedy series. This time CBS is picking up an as of yet unnamed series about an athlete who retires early. The untitled series is about an oddball pro-athlete who drives his family and friends crazy after he suddenly retires.
Fey will be… More »

“Bridget Jones’s Baby” Is Happening

V. v. excited rn. More »

Who Are Your Favorite Female Literary Characters?

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 2, 2015

Reddit user specfreader asked the r/Books community yesterday: Who is your favorite female book character? As the answers came in, an interesting trend emerged. Take a look at some of the most popular answers:

Minerva McGonagall from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series
Granny Weatherwax from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series
TiffanyMore »

Erykah Badu’s Cover Of Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Is The Best Thing You’ll Hear All Day

Erykah Badu should cover everything ever, please and THANK YOU. More »

Amy Schumer Got A $8 Million Dollar Book Deal Because She Held Out For What She’s Worth

Megan Reynolds / October 1, 2015

If you’re a famous female comedian, part of the Faustian arrangement you  make when you accept the mantle of fame is that you will write a book. Amy Poehler’s written a book. So has Tina Fey. Mindy Kaling wrote two books. Lena Dunham’s pooped out one and will probably poop out another. Judy Greer ha… More »

“Empire” Recap-ish: Rainbow Sensation Is A Terrible Name For Anything

Megan Reynolds / October 1, 2015

If you haven’t watched it by now, then I don’t know what to tell you. Spoilers, do not proceeeed. … More »

Watch Irish Men Watching Childbirth For The First Time

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 1, 2015

If you needed a nearing-the-end-of-week diversion from your 9-to-5, YouTube is here for you, as it so often is! The channel Facts. has provided us all with the opportunity to watch Irish men watching a video of childbirth for the very first time in their lives. They have priceless, brogue-laden insights such as:More »

Here’s What’s Leaving And Coming To Netflix In October

Megan Reynolds / September 30, 2015

Sad news for “Annie Hall” fans, good news for Ina Garten stans without cable. … More »

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