Taylor Swift’s (Racist) Video For “Wildest Dreams” Isn’t Racist Because The Producer Is “Super Hot” And “Black,” Says Director

Taylor Swift’s (Racist) Video For “Wildest Dreams” Isn’t Racist Because The Producer Is “Super Hot” And “Black,” Says Director
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Megan Reynolds / September 2, 2015

“Super hot black producer” is the new “black friend.”… More »

Guys, Relax, Denise The Pig Is Not A Homewrecker, She’s A Puppet And Not Everything Is A Feminist Issue

Megan Reynolds / September 2, 2015

Yesterday, People released an exclusive about Kermit the Frog’s new girlfriend. Kermit the Frog is a puppet, a Muppet to be more specific. His new girlfriend is also a puppet. Her name is Denise. She is a stuffed pig wearing a shiny auburn wig and a frozen come-hither expression. That is her only look, because she… More »

“Maria” From “Sesame Street” Released A Memoir

Bronwyn Isaac / September 2, 2015

Sonia Manzano is more than just Maria. More »

Here’s Denise, The Pig That Kermit’s Shacking Up With Now That Piggy’s Out

Megan Reynolds / September 1, 2015

That’s some pig. … More »

Hey, This Man Doing The Splits Is The Dumbest Thing You’ll See Today

Megan Reynolds / September 1, 2015

Dumb. So dumb. … More »

Yes, Christina Applegate Should Play Meryl Streep In A Lifetime Movie, Why Is That Even A Question

Megan Reynolds / September 1, 2015

Everything about this works. … More »

The Incredible Hulk Was Inspired By A Woman

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 31, 2015

Um, super cool: It turns out that the Incredible Hulk was inspired by a woman who lifted up a car to save her baby. From a 2011 interview with Hulk creator Jack Kirby:
“The Hulk I created when I saw a woman lift a car. Her baby was caught under the running boardMore »

100 Years Of Magazine Covers: An Exploration Of The Virgin-Whore Complex

Bronwyn Isaac / August 31, 2015

Women have come a long way from 100 years ago. It’s no longer rare to see women in diverse positions of leadership spanning from the sciences to politics and the arts; while our world is still one of rampant sexism, our ownership and visibility in the world has been gradually transforming.
But have our evolving… More »

Listen To Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And Zadie Smith Chat About Race, Feminism & Writing

Megan Reynolds / August 31, 2015

“The women in my world don’t have to wait because they’re women.”… More »

Lena Dunham Writes Short Stories Now

Megan Reynolds / August 31, 2015

Here is a fine slice of life. … More »

Miley Cyrus And Her Dead Petz Is A Long, Strange Trip Worth Taking

Yeah, I said it. … More »

An Ode To “A Nightmare On Elm Street” After Wes Craven’s Death

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 31, 2015

Horror fans everywhere are mourning the death of Wes Craven, who passed away yesterday at the age of 76 after a fight with brain cancer.
Even if you don’t much like horror movies, you probably liked Wes Craven’s films, let’s be honest. “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream” were both entréesMore »

VMA 2015 Liveblog: We’re All In This Together

Megan Reynolds / August 30, 2015

We might as well watch this extravaganza together. … More »

Watch: Emotional Downton Abbey Season Six Trailer!

Katrin Higher / August 30, 2015

The final season of everyone’s favorite Downton Abbey is almost upon us! Ok, September 20th, but still, it goes by fast.
Watch this trailer and I dare you not to get slightly teary-eyed.
Sunday nights just won’t be the same after this ends. Whatever will replace our soap opera couched in PBS camera quality and… More »

Patches Is The Crossing Guard Dog Who Helps Kids Safely Cross the Street

Katrin Higher / August 29, 2015

A 5-year-old black “Malti-Poo” (Maltese/Cockapoo mix) named Patches, wears a crossing guard vest and stop sign to help kids safely cross the street in the town of Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania and I am officially in love with him.

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I’m not sure why we don’t have… More »

Miley Cyrus Is A Proud Pansexual, For Those Of You Keeping Score At Home

Megan Reynolds / August 28, 2015

Miley Cyrus is an out and proud pansexual, according to a new interview with Elle UK. On the heels of her comments to PAPER Magazine earlier this summer about her fluid sexuality, Miley finally goes on record to confirm that she’s pansexual:
I’m very open about it – I’m pansexual. But I’m not in a… More »

Fresh Out The Box: Justin Bieber’s Latest, The Weeknd’s Finest & Alessia Cara’s Cute Debut

Megan Reynolds / August 28, 2015

A semi-regular exploration into the “New Release” tab on your music streaming platform of choice. More »

Goodbye To The Doctor

Megan Kirby / August 28, 2015

“Doctor Who” seems to tell its female fans, Don’t forget your place: Always a companion, never a Doctor. More »

Amy Schumer & Jennifer Lawrence Dance On Billy Joel’s Piano, Ascend To New Heights Of BFF-Status

Megan Reynolds / August 28, 2015

We accept this new blonde duo as our rubric for best friendship, I guess. … More »

#TBT: That One Summer We All Watched “Days Of Our Lives”

Robyn Pennacchia / August 27, 2015

Yeah, you know the one I’m talking about. More »

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