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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 Louis Gate… 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 is now… 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 »


Tulsa Reserve Deputy Who “Accidentally” Killed Unarmed Black Suspect May Have Lacked Training

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 16, 2015
Today in news that does not shock but nonetheless repulses me: Robert Bates, that "Reserve Deputy" with the Tulsa police department who shot and killed unarmed suspect Eric Harris over the weekend after he "mistakenly" grabbed his gun instead of his Taser, may have lacked the training required to be on the job in the first… More »


An Interview With A Real Person Willing To Lose A Tendon For Candy Crush

By: Beejoli Shah / April 16, 2015
In depressingly hilarious "the machines are going to kill us all" news, a San Diego man of just 29 years recently tore a tendon in his thumb after almost two straight months of playing Candy Crush non-stop. As Polygon reports, it wasn't the tendon tear that made his case unique -- it was the fact… More »


Fight For $15 Protests Are Taking Place In 230 Cities Nationwide Today

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 15, 2015
Fight for $15 protests are expanding today, with demonstrations taking place in 230 cities across the United States in support of raising the minimum wage. More »


McDonald’s Franchisees Cry Over Minuscule Wage Hike That Doesn’t Even Apply To Them

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 15, 2015
"McDonalds has stabbed us in the gut," says franchise owner. More »


Bill O’Reilly Pretty Sure Christians Are Being “Verbally” Murdered In This Country

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 15, 2015
Ever the culture warrior, Bill O'Reilly spoke with his agnostic but still totally conservative friend John Stossel Tuesday night about his fears regarding the ways Christians are totally oppressed in this country. While Stossell suggested that while there may be places in the world where Christians are oppressed, they are not oppressed here in America,… More »


Trans Man Aydian Dowling Might Be Men’s Health’s “Ultimate Guy” This Year

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 15, 2015
Trans bodybuilder and activist Aydian Dowling is in the lead in a Men’s Health competition to find “The Ultimate Guy” to put on their cover. Thoughts, in no particular order: HUBBA HUBBA YAY! The Men’s Health competition web site defines the “Ultimate Guy” as someone who’s “fit and fearless, a doer who gives back and… More »


Now There Are “No Catcall Zones” In NYC

By: Megan Reynolds / April 15, 2015
It's catcall season, everyone. More »


Aaron Hernandez Guilty Of 1st-Degree Murder

By: Newser / April 15, 2015
After seven days of deliberation, a jury has found former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Odin Lloyd. The Boston Herald reports that means Hernandez will spend the rest of his life in prison, without the possibility of parole. Jurors could have acquitted Hernandez or found him guilty… More »


Kill It With Fire: This Coachella Attendee’s “Eat Sleep Rape Repeat” Shirt

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 15, 2015
Okay, I'm not literally suggesting we burn this godawful douchebag alive, but I am encouraging you to memorize his face, shame the shit out of him should you ever encounter him in the flesh and warn every woman in his radius that he proudly condones rape. As for his shirt... More »


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