Woman Charged With “Malicious Communication” For #KillAllWhiteMen Tweet

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 6, 2015

Bahar Mustafa, a welfare and diversity officer at Goldsmiths University in London, has been charged by police with sending a communication conveying a threatening message and, separately, with sending a grossly offensive message via a public communication network for using the hashtag #killallwhitemen on her personal Twitter account. No, no one’s joking, here. More »

Trans Woman Bombed In Northern Ireland

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 6, 2015

A transgender woman in Northern Ireland was the target of a bombing because of her gender identity. Rachel Keys, a 27-year-old living in Derry/Londonderry, was asleep Saturday night when a pipe bomb left on her windowsill exploded, spraying her with glass.
Keys and her neighbors were evacuated to a community center, whereMore »

Ben Carson: Bullet-Ridden Dead People Just Not As Sad As Not Having Guns

Robyn Pennacchia / October 6, 2015

Dr. Ben Carson, currently a serious contender for the GOP nomination, has had some things to say about the shooting in Oregon last week. Earlier this morning, he told “Fox and Friends” that — were he president — he would not visit the families of the victims of this shooting, because he’d have too much o… More »

C’mon, White Women: You Don’t Get To Be Rhetorical Slaves

Carol H. Hood / October 6, 2015

Sincerely, the descendents of actual slaves. … More »

Oregon Shooter Ranted About Lack Of Girlfriend

Newser / October 6, 2015

The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college said in writings he left behind that everyone else was “crazy” and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official says. The official—who is familiar with the ongoing investigation but wasn’t authorized to speak publicly—also says the mother of 26-year-old gunman Christopher… More »

The Maxi Pad Bandit Might Not Understand Heists, But He Totally Gets The Ladies

Lauren Vinopal / October 6, 2015

It’s always that time of the month. … More »

Dear Conservatives: Why Doesn’t This Little Girl’s Life Matter As Much As The Life Of A Fetus?

Robyn Pennacchia / October 6, 2015

Eight-year-old McKayla Dyer was shot this weekend by an 11-year-old boy whose dad left his 12-gauge out. More »

Unbelievably Adorable New Species Of Rat Discovered

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 6, 2015


Watch This Drunk Little Punk Ass UConn Student Get Taken To The Ground For Demanding Mac N Cheese

My coworker at Death and Taxes sent me a link to this YouTube video, and I wasn’t going to post it because it’s not really “on brand,” but I changed my mind after I got utterly swept up into watching all nine-plus minutes, and realized you probably would too. So yeah, watch this little shit UConn student drunkenly demanding that… More »

Peeple Is Changing Its Features In Response To Tsunami Of Bad Press

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 6, 2015

But I’m still not convinced. More »

This Facebook Group Is Helping South Carolina Flood Victims Reunite With Their Pets

Lauren Vinopal / October 5, 2015

When South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley declared a state of emergency on Thursday evening due to floods cause by extreme amounts of rain, many people unfortunately thought she was exaggerating. Nine people have died in total since then and though the rain has slowed, it is still very much a crisis situation. As of today, 550 road… More »

Babysitter Who Raped An 11-Year-Old Boy Escapes Jail Time Because His Dad Was Cool With It

Lauren Vinopal / October 5, 2015

Can we at least send the dad to jail instead? More »

Mike Huckabee To Valiantly Refuse To Eat Doritos, Because Jesus

Robyn Pennacchia / October 5, 2015

He previously said that boycotting Chik-Fil-A was akin to economic terrorism. More »

First, There Was Lulu: What Peeple Has Yet To Learn About The Business Of Reviewing Human Beings

Lauren Vinopal / October 5, 2015

As we were all losing our minds over the yet-to-be-released Peeple app, the makers of Lulu had to be feeling at least a little bit of déjà vu. After all, the business of reviewing people has been in question since their app came out in 2013. Since coping with the controversy surrounding their human reviews — specifically,… More »

Sure Hope No One On Carly Fiorina’s Staff Expects To Actually Get Paid Or Anything

Robyn Pennacchia / October 5, 2015

Carly Fiorina still owes staffers over $500,000 from her failed Senate campaign, and does not believe she has to pay them. More »

Frisky Rant: Calling The Kardashians “America’s First Family” Is An Insult To The Obamas

Tiffanie Drayton / October 5, 2015

Cosmo’s trivialization of the title “first family” shows a blatant disregard for the Obamas’ legacy and for people of color to whom it represents generations of dreams and aspirations realized. More »

Gay Priest Fired For Coming Out Right Before Vatican Assembly On Family, Marriage & Same-Sex Relationships

One person who probably doesn’t refer to Pope Francis as “Cool Pope” like so many have called the notoriously less-bigoted-than-usual Catholic Church figurehead? Former Vatican priest Krzysztof Charamsa, who was fired just before the Church’s assembly on family issues this weekend, because he came out as gay and introduced reporters to his boyfriend.
“I want the Church and my community… More »

Bernie Sanders Excites Bostonians With Call To Fight Racism And Reform Gun Laws

Katrin Higher / October 4, 2015

Vermont senator and 2016 democratic presidential hopeful wunderkind, Bernie Sanders drew giant crowds in Boston on Saturday evening, delivering passionate calls for reform.
He spoke of “an institutional racism that allows and continues to allow unarmed African Americans to be killed by police” as well as a call to enforce stricter gun control after the… More »

Vatican Fires Priest For Coming Out As Gay

Katrin Higher / October 4, 2015

Pope Francis may be the most “liberal” Pope there ever was, but the Vatican still isn’t.
The Polish Monsignor Krysztof Olaf Charamsa held a press conference on Saturday in Rome, calling on Pope Francis to revise the Catholic stance on homosexuality, so that it is no longer a “sin.”
Charamsa told reporters with his partner… More »

Watch: Farmer Uncovers 11,000 Year Old Wooly Mammoth Bones In A Field

Katrin Higher / October 4, 2015

Michigan farmer James Bristle and his buddy were digging in his southern Michigan soybean field when they thought they unearthed a bent fence post caked with mud. The fence instead turned out to be part of a pelvis from an ancient woolly mammoth aged at about 11,000 years.
A team of paleontologists from the… More »

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