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Chevrolet’s “Little Red Corvette” Prince Ad Is Completely And Utterly Perfect — Here’s Why

Jessica Blankenship | April 23, 2016 - 9:22 am

When you hear the words “corporate ad about a celebrity death,” there’s a reasonably good chance of vomit automatically curling up your throat. But against all probability, Chevy completely nailed it in their stark memorial of Prince. More »


New Ted Cruz Attack Ad Says Trump Is The “PC Police” Because He Thinks Trans People Can Pee Wherever

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 22, 2016 - 11:33 am

Slow your roll, Ted. More »


20th Century Fox Announces Slate Of Upcoming Films Featuring Zero Female Directors

Megan Reynolds | April 21, 2016 - 4:14 pm

In other really awesome news for women in Hollywood, 20th Century Fox announced their upcoming slate of films for 2016 and 2017 at CinemaCon, the annual convention for The National Association of Theater Owners. And, in a twist that feels bad but is somehow expected, none of the movies on offer are directed by women. More »


Target: Trans People Can Use Whatever Bathroom They Want

Bronwyn Isaac | April 21, 2016 - 3:13 pm

In light of the recent shit-storms of fear mongering bigots, they figured it was best to let people know they could safely use the amenities at Target without fear of harassments or repercussions. More »


Bullshit: Plaintiffs In Ashley Madison Data Breach Lawsuit Can’t Have Anonymity, Judge Rules

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2016 - 2:21 pm

Cheating is lame, but this is lamer. More »


Chyna, WWE Wrestler & Reality Star, Dies at 46

Megan Reynolds | April 21, 2016 - 10:16 am

WWE wrestler and erstwhile reality star Chyna, aka Joan Marie Laurer has died. The AP reports that Chyna was found dead in her Redondo Beach apartment late Wednesday night.
A friend had gone Wednesday to check on Chyna, whose real name is Joan Marie Laurer, after she had failed to answer her phone for… More »


Huh: Donald Trump Is Against North Carolina’s “Very Strong” Transgender Bathroom Bill

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2016 - 10:15 am

On rare occasions, Donald Trump isn’t a completely worthless windbag. More »


The 20 Best Tweets About Harriet Tubman Replacing Andrew Jackson On The $20 Bill

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 20, 2016 - 3:59 pm

Today, the US Treasury announced some exciting news: a Black woman has finally been selected to appear on US currency — but instead of going on the $10 bill, Harriet Tubman will be ousting Andrew Jackson as the new face on the $20 bill! More »


Why Are We Still Calling Jennifer Aniston The Most Beautiful Woman In the World?

Megan Reynolds | April 20, 2016 - 2:25 pm

Jennifer Aniston, a woman as innocuous as vanilla pudding, was appointed World’s Most Beautiful woman by People for the second time in her storied career. This designation means very little on the surface. People’s Most Beautiful “award” has been around since 1990 and exists as a tentpole issue for the magazine: a guaranteed way to sell print issues of… More »


Can Bernie Sanders Still Win The Nomination? Well, It Depends On What You Mean By “Win”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 20, 2016 - 1:28 pm

Still feeling the Bern? All hope is not lost, but things aren’t looking so hot for the Senator from Vermont. More »


Snapchat’s Bob Marley Filter Is Not A Good Way To Celebrate 4/20

Megan Reynolds | April 20, 2016 - 11:21 am

Today is 4/20 and to celebrate this dubious national “holiday,” Snapchat released a filter that will make you, unsuspecting and well-intentioned user, look like Bob Marley.  If you’re a white person reading this, you should feel uncomfortable because using this filter effectively puts you, well-intentioned white person, in blackface. Is that what you asked for? More »


Porn Is A “Public Health Hazard” According To Utah Governor, Whose Browser History I Want To See

Bronwyn Isaac | April 19, 2016 - 3:56 pm

He conveniently avoided acknowledging that the severity of his claims seem awfully revealing about his personal browsing habits. More »


How To Vote In The New York Primary If Your Polling Place (Incorrectly) Says You’re A Registered Independent Or Not Registered At All

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 19, 2016 - 2:41 pm

New Yorkers! Attention! Here is what you should do if you find yourself in peril of being disenfranchised at the voting box today. More »


Where Can You Buy The Pink Macbook? Here’s The Deal With The Rose Gold Laptop

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 19, 2016 - 1:49 pm

The first thing you need to know about Apple’s new rose gold MacBook is how much I hate myself for wanting it. More »


This Man Lost His Wallet At A Concert And Got The Best Note Back In Return

Megan Reynolds | April 19, 2016 - 11:53 am

New York is a city rich in many things: culture, rats, dollar pizza, financial inequality, expensive drinks. It is not a city known for its hospitality. “You New Yorkers are always out for yourselves,” says your grandma at the Thanksgiving table when you forget to pass the green beans to the right. “You’re so selfish! More »


Taking Photos Up Women’s Skirts Is Finally Not Something NYC Is Playing Around With Anymore

Bronwyn Isaac | April 18, 2016 - 5:04 pm

This creepy and invasive epidemic is sadly still ignored and considered legal in much of America. More »


‘No Men Beyond This Point’ Imagines A World Without Dudes & Somehow, It Looks Pretty Bad

Jenni Miller | April 18, 2016 - 2:47 pm

We’re all for a good misandry joke, but No Men Beyond This Point looks like a “Funny or Die” video stretched into 80 minutes. Sony just released the trailer for this sci-fi-ish mockumentary, which premiered at the prestigious Toronto Film Festival last year, and it’s somewhat dire. In the film, 37-year-old Andrew Myers (Patrick Gilmore)… More »


Which States Have Legalized Marijuana? Here’s The Updated Rundown

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 18, 2016 - 2:17 pm

Roll a fat J, pack a bowl, hit the bong – congratulations Pennsylvania, you’re the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana! More »


Sit-Ups Are Bad For You (Maybe)! Here’s What You Might Not Know About Ab Workouts

Jenni Miller | April 18, 2016 - 1:29 pm

It’s possible that sit-ups aren’t just torturous garbage dreamed up by sadists obsessed with something made up called “core strength,” but it’s entirely possible that sit-ups are bad for you. Maybe. Well, they could be bad for your back. Eventually. Like, you could pull a disc in your back. It’s not as awful as, say,… More »


These Photos Of Two Male Lions Having Sex Is Further Proof That There’s Still Nothing “Unnatural” About Homosexuality

Jenni Miller | April 18, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Award-winning photographer Nicole Cambré was snapping away on a safari in Botswana when she spotted two male lions having sex. The lions were playfully nuzzling each other and playing and generally being adorable, snuggly, dorky kitties in the bodies of hulking predators. In one of Cambré’s photos, one of the lions appears to be mounting… More »


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