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Maureen Dowd Needs To Sit Down

By: Katrin Higher / April 19, 2015

In all of Maureen Dowd’s years of writing editorial for The New York Times, I never thought she would go this far down the gender binary path. She manages to call Hillary Clinton overly masculine while slamming Obama for being feminized all in the same paragraph. Happy Sunday and happy internalized misogyny, Maureen! More »


Obama Expected To Voice Support For Medical Marijuana

By: Katrin Higher / April 19, 2015

Sunday night, Barack Obama is supposedly going to voice his support for the legalization of medical marijuana on national television, around 9PM on CNN in an interview with Sanjay Gupta. This will be part of a series that CNN has been doing called “WEED 3″

Maybe we need to DVR Game of ThronesMore »


Bald Eagles Return To NYC After 100 Years

By: Katrin Higher / April 19, 2015

A bald eagle couple has been found making a home (nest) in New York City, the first to do so in a century, ornithologists report. They appear to be starting a family on the South Shore of Staten Island. Local birders have named the male Bald Eagle Vito, and the couple are engaging in brooding… More »


Ohio School Photoshops The Word ‘Feminist’ Off Of A Girl’s Shirt, Calls It ‘Offensive’

By: Katrin Higher / April 19, 2015

Middle school student and my new bff Sophie Thomas of Clermont Northeastern Middles School in Batavia, Ohio wore a shirt to photo day that said FEMINIST in glaring white letters – which the school then decided to totally wipe out in post.

Do I still have to live in a country where the… More »


‘Anne of Green Gables’ Actor Jonathan Crombie Who Played Gilbert Blythe Dies At Age 48

By: Katrin Higher / April 19, 2015

The Canadian actor who played Gilbert Blythe on the PBS hit mini-series Anne of Green Gables, died Saturday morning at the age of 48 from a brain hemorrhage.

Many of us from Generation X to the older Millenials, grew up watching and adoring his character in this beloved series and he was definitely… More »


Texas Nears Approval Of Open-Carry Bill For Handguns

By: Katrin Higher / April 18, 2015

In the true fashion of Texas and its insane Wild West ways, the state is nearing the approval of a bill that would allow its gun-licensed citizens to casually walk around with visible hand guns at all times!

The state’s House voted 96-35 on Friday to pass the bill, which allows folks to… More »


Clueless Sexist Dude Catcalls A Woman During An Anti-Catcalling Video

By: Katrin Higher / April 18, 2015

Buzz60, a fun video grabbing site that puts out quirky and interesting content, did a small street interview piece on catcalling hosted by Patrick Jones that was meant to be about anti-street harassment and anti-catcalling. On Twitter, Jones called the impromptu interview “the craziest interview of my career.” The guy who basically stepped in to… More »


Global Warming Is Causing Spiders To Become Giant Breeding Speeding Hell Monsters

By: Katrin Higher / April 18, 2015

The 1990 cinematic triumph “Arachnophobia” is becoming a reality.

As if we didn’t have enough horror in the world, scientists have to show up and give us the very upsetting news that global warming is causing spiders to become faster, larger and more numerous. With warmer climate, spiders become more limber, breed more… More »


Northern Illinois University Offers Honors Course on ‘Game of Thrones’ This Semester

By: Katrin Higher / April 18, 2015

Hey college kids, want to be part of society’s intellectual decline? Then sign up for NIU’s new honors course “Game of Thrones, Television and Medieval History” that is based on the popular HBO show (not the books that the show is based on by George R.R. Martin).

I’m sure it’s a great course… More »


Ben Affleck Demanded PBS Hide His Slave-Owning Ancestor From Their Show

By: Katrin Higher / April 18, 2015

PBS’s popular show “Finding Your Roots” traces the ancestry of celebrities and it was recently revealed that Ben Affleck decided to hide some of his more sinister lineage.

Affleck thought he was safe with his secretive demand, until of course, the Sony emails were leaked! Turns out the host of the show, Henry… More »


“White History Month” Deli Owner Would Like Some Money Now Please

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 17, 2015

As you may recall, back in March, some douchebag in Jersey put a sign out in front of his deli saying “Celebrate Your White Heritage In March WHITE HISTORY MONTH.” It did not work out well for him.

In fact, it worked out so poorly for ol’ Jimbo Boggess that he says he… More »


Instagram Specifically Bans Female Nipples, Is Totes Fine With Male Nipples

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 17, 2015

Instagram’s new guidelines specifically ban images of female nipples except in the case of breastfeeding mothers, post-mastectomy breasts, and artwork. More »


Parents Of Boston Bombing Victim Ask Government To Not Pursue Death Penalty Against Dzokhar Tsarnaev

By: Beejoli Shah / April 17, 2015

In an open letter in the Boston Globe today, Bill and Denise Richards, parents of eight-year old Martin Richard (above), who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombing two years ago, requested that the government not seek the death penalty against bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev, who was recently convicted on all 30 counts he was charged with. More »


School Official Says Latino Kids Don’t Need Air Conditioning, Are Used To The Heat

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 17, 2015

Meet Denise Elsken! She’s a member of the Martinez Unified School District, which on March 30th voted to install air conditioning at the predominantly white John Swett Elementary over the predominantly latino Las Juntas Elementary.They only had enough money to install air conditioning at one school, and Elsken had a less than charming explanation for… More »


FYI: You’re Still White, Even If You Married Outside Your Race

By: Megan Reynolds / April 16, 2015

I think there’s a better way to say this. … More »


This Dog Is Having The Worst Hair Day Ever

By: Claire Hannum / April 16, 2015

You know that moment when you get a haircut you’re not happy with and find yourself crying the second you get home and look in the mirror? Stains the dog would feel your pain after enduring an ugly haircut of his own, but being, well, a dog, he’s utterly oblivious to how silly he looks! MUST BE NICE. Stai… More »


Just Look At This Asshole: Michigan Mechanic Refuses To Service Gay Cars, Says He Is Not A “Racists”

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 16, 2015

Meet Brian Klawiter! Brian Klawiter is a mechanic in the state of Michigan who has recently drawn some attention after making an announcement on the Facebook page for his company, Dieseltec, about how he will not be repairing the cars of any gay people who come into his shop. As we all know, repairing homosexual cars is one… More »


Dreaded iPhone Texting Bubbles Mystery Solved

By: College Candy / April 16, 2015

We’ve all been there: You’re in the middle of sending a text to this new guy you’re talking to when someone calls, or you’re replying back to a message from your mom about what NSFW means when your boss tells you to do something. Three hours later, you suddenly realize that you forgot to respond and… More »


Tennessee Votes To Make The Bible The State Book, Has Nothing Else To Attend To

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 16, 2015

Tennessee gets more federal tax dollars than it gives, will just spend that money on lawsuits to defend this. More »


Mommie Dearest: Quit Bitching About Kids On Airplanes

By: Avital Norman Nathman / April 16, 2015

Very few parents want to be seen as the problem, and want to have as relaxed a flight experience as you do. More »


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