I’m An Atheist, So How Will Trump Force Me To Wish Him A Merry Christmas?

Robyn Pennacchia | November 10, 2015 - 2:00 pm

What will the fine be for not wishing someone a Merry Christmas? More »

Bill Cosby Faces Defamation Lawsuit From Yet Another Alleged Victim

Megan Reynolds | November 10, 2015 - 1:00 pm

On the heels of Janice Dickinson’s defamation lawsuit filed in May against Bill Cosby, another alleged victim has come forward with legal action. A 72-year old New Hampshire woman, Kristina Ruehli filed a lawsuit in Massachusetts on Monday, claiming that Cosby wrongly called her a liar after she came forward with her rape accusations.
According… More »

Sen. Claire McCaskill Has A Special Message For Men: “Just Shut The Hell Up!”

Robyn Pennacchia | November 10, 2015 - 12:30 pm


Can We Critique Shaun King Without Feeding Into Racist Schadenfreude?

Carol H. Hood | November 10, 2015 - 10:05 am

Those who oppose Black Lives Matter have used criticism of Shaun King to discredit the movement as a whole. More »

Trump Joins The Anti-Starbucks “War on Christmas” Crusade

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 10, 2015 - 9:30 am

Donald Trump has joined the ranks of sensitive Sallies who are pissed about Starbucks using red cups during the Christmas season but declining to shove the baby Jesus into its customers faces, a complaint so petty that even Candace Cameron Bure thinks it’s ridiculous.
“Did you read about Starbucks? NoMore »

Body Cam Footage Shows Dad Had His Hands In The Air When Marshals Shot And Killed Jeremy Mardis

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 9, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Over the weekend, Louisiana marshals Lt. Derrick Stafford, 32, and reserve officer Norris Greenhouse Jr., 23, were arrested and charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in the shooting death of six-year-old Jeremy Mardis. Mardis was the passenger in his father Chris Few’s vehicle last Tuesday night, when, for unknown reasons, Few was pursued by city… More »

“Confederate Veterans Lives Matter” Group Upset Over Denial Of Parade Float

Robyn Pennacchia | November 9, 2015 - 5:30 pm

So … they’re vampires or something? More »

SeaWorld Ending Orca Shows At San Diego Park

Newser | November 9, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Big news from SeaWorld: CEO Joel Manby announced Monday that next year will be the final year featuring killer whale shows at the San Diego park. Starting in 2017, a “new orca experience” with a “strong conservation message” will debut, he said. Read more on Newser…More »

Would You Like A Hedgehog Muffin? Of Course You Would!

Claire Hannum | November 9, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Do you like hedgehogs? Do you like baked goods!? Then you’ll probably love this very important footage by camera-happy hedgehog owners of their cute little critters chillin’ out adorably in a muffin pan. It’s every bit as wonderful as it sounds. Happy weekend! [Tastefully Offensive]… More »

The Soapbox: No, Wendi Nix, Boycotting The Cowboys’ Sponsors Will Not Solve The NFL’s Domestic Violence Problem

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 9, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Yesterday, ESPN’s Wendi Nix joined the crew at SportsCenter to talk about Greg Hardy. Hardy, if you don’t follow football, beat his ex-girlfriend badly while playing for the Carolina Panthers, was shielded by the NFL, had the charges of assault expunged, and was signed by the Dallas Cowboys. Deadspin shone a light on the whole horribleMore »

University Of Missouri President Resigns After Snidely Dismissing Racist Incidents On Campus

Robyn Pennacchia | November 9, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Tim Wolfe, the president of the University of Missouri, has officially handed in his resignation amid student led protests regarding his grossly negligent “handling” of a series of racist incidents on campus. However, it’s likely he wasn’t moved quite as much by the protests themselves, the petition with 7,000 signatures or even one student’s hunger strike,… More »

Hobby Lobby 2.0: SCOTUS Is Set To Take On Birth Control Again

Robyn Pennacchia | November 9, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Zubik v. Burwell is basically Hobby Lobby on steroids. … More »

Ben Carson’s Maryland Home Is As Special As He Is

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 9, 2015 - 9:56 am

I can’t help it. I love him. More »

Black Missouri Football Players On Strike Until School President Resigns

Katrin Higher | November 8, 2015 - 3:30 pm

More than 30 football players at the University of Missouri have made the decision to boycott team activities (ie. participating in any of their football games) in protest of the University’s President Timothy Wolfe amid the poor handling of racial incidents surrounding the campus, prompting a hunger strike by a student last week.
The… More »

California Teen Is First Transgender Student On Her High School’s Cheerleading Squad

Katrin Higher | November 8, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Anry Fuentes says she has always wanted to be a cheerleader, and after making the varsity team, she also became the first transgender cheerleader at Denair High School, in Denair, California.
Anry realized she was transgender in her junior year, after struggling with her gender and sexual identity throughout teenhood.
She has been welcomed by… More »

Donald Trump Ends Up Hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ Amid Protests

Katrin Higher | November 8, 2015 - 9:30 am

Before Donald Trump was set to host “Saturday Night Live” on Saturday night, 200 protesters gathered outside of SNL headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Center to protest the presidential candidate’s upcoming role on the show.
The majority of the protesters were representing Latino groups. Signs being held read “#racismisntfunny” and “Dump Trump.”
Despite these protests, NBC… More »

2 Louisiana Police Officers Charged With Second-Degree Murder In Killing Of Jeremy Mardis

Katrin Higher | November 7, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Officers Norris Greenhouse Jr. and Lt. Derrick Stafford have been charged with 2nd Degree Murder following the deathly shooting of six-year-old boy Jeremy Mardis.
The two officers shot and killed Jeremy while trying to pursue his father, Chris Few, who survived with critical injuries after being shot in his SUV. The reasons for the pursuit are… More »

Some People Are Pissed Off About Starbucks Taking Christmas Off Of Their Holiday Cup Design

Katrin Higher | November 7, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Today in “things people are upset about that don’t matter at all”, the new minimalist red Holiday design released by Starbucks has angered people who claim they are definitely in on some war on Christmas.
Yes that’s right, the marketing folk at Starbuck’s sat at their evil anti-Christmas chairs and frothed at the mouth while… More »

What If Bernie And Hillary Spoke At An Event With People Who Wanted To Kill Christians?

Robyn Pennacchia | November 7, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Cruz, Huckabee and Jindal are speaking at a conference organized by Pastor Kevin Swanson, who thinks gay people should be put to death. … More »

Mormon Church Issues Rule Changes That Target Gay Couples And Kids

Katrin Higher | November 7, 2015 - 9:30 am

Amid growing groups of LGBT supportive mormons, officials of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints have issued a new rule change that says members in same-sex marriages can be kicked out of the church and their children must “wait until they’re 18 and disavow homosexual relationships to be baptized.”
Despite the fact… More »

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