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Synthetic Pot Leads To Nationwide Spike In Hospitalizations

By: Katrin Higher / May 9, 2015

Hey kids! Stick to the real stuff!

If you’re like me you are wondering what the hell “synthetic marijuana” even is.

Since January, poison control centers across the country have reported 359 cases of illnesses and several deaths from herbs laced with “synthetic cannabinoids”, chemicals which mimic the effects of the… More »


Dickensian Villain Darrell Issa Says American Poor Are “Envy Of The World”

By: Katrin Higher / May 9, 2015

America’s richest Republican congressman, Darrell Issa of California, with a net worth of $350,000,000, was quoted saying that “The US poor are the envy of the world.” Oh? Ok let us go to “the rest of the world” and ask them shall we?

This intensely ignorant statement does a few things:… More »


Freddie Gray Police Threaten To Sue State Attorney Marilyn Mosby

By: Katrin Higher / May 9, 2015

In highly upsetting news, lawyers representing the 6 police officers who were charged in the murder of Freddie Gray , are now coming after Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby.

The six officers were charged with crimes including murder and manslaughter over the death of Freddie Gray whose neck was broken while he wa… More »


We Spend How Much On Mother’s Day Every Year?!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 8, 2015

The US job market improves, Vulvatron is kicked out of GWAR, Americans buy Mother’s Day gifts for practically everyone, and Okwui Enwezor curates a social justice-focused Venice Biennale. More »


Vermont Lawmaker/Farm Pimp Charged With Sexual Assault

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 8, 2015

Well this is not something you see everyday! Vermont State Senator Norman McAllister (R-The Sex Farm), one of the most outspoken conservatives in Vermont’s legislature, pleaded not guilty on Friday to three charges each of sexual assault and prohibited acts.

The 63 year-old dairy farmer and legislator has been accused by three women who say… More »


Study: Americans Are Way The Hell More Into A Gay President Than An Evangelical One

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 8, 2015

You know how we are always being told about the “Silent Majority” of “Real Americans” and whatnot? And how we liberals control the media and are using that sinister power to shove gay people RIGHT DOWN THEIR THROATS in a non-sexual manner, as they cry and protest and fret about the possibility of being doomed… More »


The Soapbox: Professional Sports Doesn’t Care About Women

On Tuesday, the New York Liberty—resident WNBA team at Madison Square Garden—announced that Isiah Thomas would be coming on board as president and part-owner of the team.If that name sounds familiar, it should: Thomas has a long history in basketball, albeit not a glorious once since he transitioned from playing on teams to coaching and… More »


Help This Mother Bury Her Two Daughters, Who Lost Their Lives To Gun Violence

By: Tiffanie Drayton / May 8, 2015

It is difficult to fathom losing a child, especially when his/her life is lost to violence. Sadly, many Black mothers face this hardship on a daily basis and to make matters even worse, they sometimes cannot afford the funeral services to lay their children to rest. The media recently reported that 12-year-old Tamir… More »


Artist Nino Sarabutra Wants Us To Think About What We Drink

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 7, 2015

Plus, medical professionals in Canada have birthed the first stem cell-assisted IVF baby. More »


Oklahoma Governor OKs Extreme Anti-Abortion Bill

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 7, 2015

Oklahoma! Where the wind blows, and also everything else. … More »


Thoughtful Woman To Create Male Feminist Calendar Of Dudes You Should Obviously Avoid

By: Megan Reynolds / May 7, 2015

Buyer, beware. … More »


Don’t Let The New Budget Whole Foods Fool You, They Still Hate Poor People

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 7, 2015

Especially their employees! More »


James Franco Hopes To Save McDonald’s, Even If It Means Workers Get Paid Less

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 7, 2015

James Franco wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post today. With all the things going on the world right now, the manic pixie dream bro chose to focus on the topic of McDonald’s not doing so well these days.

The op-ed was titled “McDonald’s was there for me when no one else was.”… More »


Burger King Explains, Poorly, Why They Sponsored Woman-Beater Floyd Mayweather

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 6, 2015

“We don’t call him the King for nothing.”More »


Soledad O’Brien Tells The Media To Stop Calling Protestors “Thugs”

Bless Soledad O’Brien for having the guts to say to her colleagues in media that their insistence on using the word “thug(s)” to describe protestors (even so-called “violent” ones) is both lazy and problematic. More »


May I Have Your Attention, Please: The Hamburger Is A Now DILF

By: Megan Reynolds / May 6, 2015

Robble robble, indeed. … More »


Just Look At This Asshole: Dr. Keith Ablow Is Schmuck Who Thinks Men Should Have “Veto Power” Over Abortions

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 6, 2015

Dr. Keith Ablow is not an expert on anything except having terrible opinions on everything. More »


Badass High Schooler Strikes Back Against The Sexist Dress Code Police

By: Claire Hannum / May 6, 2015

Summer is coming, and lest we forget, that means high school hall monitors everywhere are gearing up to scrutinize and punish thousands of teenage girls for shorts and tank tops that are deemed too “inappropriate” for their liking. One teenager apparently got sick of being told that her body “disrupts the learning” of her male classmate… More »


Airline Mistakenly Sends Woman To Barbados Instead Of New York City

By: Claire Hannum / May 6, 2015

Would it really be the worst thing for an airline to accidentally send you to a Caribbean island? If you paid for an entirely different trip and don’t speak the language and thus have no clue where you are, then yes. That sounds more like a nightmare, actually. At that point, your best hope is staring out the airport window and trying… More »


Man Who Killed And Ate His Girlfriend Insists He Was “Too Handsome” To Have Raped Her

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 6, 2015

Joseph Oberhansley admits to killing his ex and eating her heart and brains, but insists he didn’t rape her. More »


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