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Making A Murderer, “Biased” Journalism & Necessary Outrage

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 25, 2016 - 9:15 am

The outrage that recent true crime series have inspired should not be diminished in favor of handwringing over journalistic imperfections. Anything that successfully chips away at the cult-like reverence with which our country treats those who make and enforce laws should be encouraged. More »


Chris Rock Not Bowing Out Of Oscars But Is ‘Writing a New Show’

Katrin Higher | January 24, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Amidst rumors that Chris Rock would bow out of hosting this year’s Oscars due to the glaring diversity issues in this years nominations, it has now been confirmed that Rock is indeed staying put, but will rewriting the whole script for his opening monologue and the rest of the show. You know this is going… More »


Tennessee Couple Gets Married Outside During Blizzard Jonas

Katrin Higher | January 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm

A daring couple in Nashville, Tennesee decided to get married in the middle of Snowstorm Jonas which was one of the biggest blizzards our fair country has ever seen.

Jessica Reid and John Pyle met exactly a year ago and planned on marrying on that exact anniversary. Rain, shine or harrowing deathly blizzard… More »



Man Ordered To Inform Cops Before Having Sex

Newser | January 24, 2016 - 11:00 am

A seemingly bizarre court order in the UK has been making news around the world. The court in York, England, granted a police request to order a man to inform police at least 24 hours before having sex, and to “disclose the details of any female including her name, address, and date of birth,” the… More »


Donald Trump Boasts: I Could ‘Shoot Somebody, And I Wouldn’t Lose Any Voters’

Katrin Higher | January 24, 2016 - 10:00 am

Only two weeks are left until the Iowa caucus and Trump is as Trump as ever with his latest statements. During a campaign stop at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, the current Republican front-runner showed us that he has a head the size of this blizzard and ensures the media that his voters will… More »


NASA Shows Us Blizzard Jonas From Space

Katrin Higher | January 24, 2016 - 9:00 am

Massive blizzard Jonas arrived and dumped itself all over the Northeastern United States covering Washington D.C. and New York City with over two feet of snow in some areas and 30 inches at the highest point in Virginia on Saturday afternoon.

Yours truly is stuck inside as NYC Mayor De Blasio has encouraged… More »



Delusional Guy Creates “White Men Only” Scholarship Fund

College Candy | January 23, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Although the Internet gets offended by seemingly everything these days, this is something you should actually be annoyed by.

British conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos created the Yiannopoulos Privilege Grant and plans to give 50 grants of $2,500 to white men only. The money will come from private donors as well as a $25,000 donation from… More »


Bloomberg May Run For President For Some Reason

Katrin Higher | January 23, 2016 - 3:30 pm

The former two-term mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, has decided to take a stab at the presidential nomination all of a sudden. He has also indicated that he’d probably be willing to spend $1 billion of his own fortune on the campaign. Um, alright?

He’s not 100% sure yet though, and… More »


Pearl Jam, Cher, Meek Mill And Big Sean Donate Funds To Flint Water Crisis

Katrin Higher | January 23, 2016 - 2:30 pm

The water in Flint, Michigan gradually became contaminated with lead when the city switched from the Detroit municipal system and began drawing from the Flint River in April 2014 to save the already struggling city some money. The water was not properly treated to keep lead from pipes from contaminating the supply. As a result,… More »



Hillary Clinton Brings Demi Lovato On Stage To Entice Young Female Voters

Katrin Higher | January 23, 2016 - 1:30 pm

Hillary Clinton teamed up with singer Demi Lovato in Iowa for a rally on Thursday during her campaign tour.

Over 1,600 people – mostly young voters – attended the event where Hillary was met with raucous applause when she appeared on stage.

But even more exciting was when singer Demi Lovato… More »


Kansas Senator To ‘Ladies’: No Mini-Skirts, Please

Newser | January 23, 2016 - 10:00 am

A Kansas state senator has some people’s knickers in a twist after implementing a new dress code that singles out women who wear “skimpy skirts or blouses with plunging necklines,” the Topeka Capital-Journal reports. Mitch Holmes is the chairman of the state’s ethics and elections committee, and his new dress code applies to those testifying before… More »


Bill Cosby Gets One Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed, Unfortunately

Bronwyn Isaac | January 22, 2016 - 5:45 pm

I am hoping this won’t discuss the other women currently undergoing similar battles with Cosby, because fuck — he has a lot of psychological hell to pay for. More »



Watch The Blizzard Bury Our Nation’s Capital From Speaker Paul Ryan’s Balcony

Megan Reynolds | January 22, 2016 - 5:15 pm

Did he pick this music out or…? More »


Man’s Obituary: “In Lieu Of Flowers, Don’t Vote For Trump”

Newser | January 22, 2016 - 5:00 pm

A Pittsburgh man’s obituary is pretty standard stuff, until you get to the end. Jeffrey H. Cohen, 70, died Sunday morning, and his obit, published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, starts off by describing his life (as a teen, he worked at a ranch where he shoveled “more horse manure than you’ve ever seen”), his career… More »


The Academy Introduces Major New Changes To Increase Oscar Diversity

Megan Reynolds | January 22, 2016 - 4:49 pm

In an emergency meeting held Thursday night, members of the Academy Motion Picture Arts & Science held a meeting to address the diversity issues and to come up with a plan to do better, immediately. As reported by Variety, the plan will address the recruitment process and will also add three additional seats to the board.
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Gird Your Loins Against The Blizzard And Stay Indoors Without Losing Your Mind

Megan Reynolds | January 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm

COZY ALERT. More »


Contracting HPV From Oral Sex Can Make You Seven Times Likelier To Develop Head And Neck Cancer

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 22, 2016 - 1:00 pm

A massive medical study – of 96,000 participants over 4 years – has shown that if you contract HPV via oral sex, you’re at least seven times more likely to also develop cancers of the head and neck (cancers of the pharynx, larynx, sinuses, oral cavity, and salivary glands).

And peopleMore »


A Super Creepy Christian “Purity” Seminar Is Being Pushed On Young Girls In Colorado

Robyn Pennacchia | January 22, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Parents in Colorado are rather perturbed over getting an email from the Mesa Valley School District 51 recommending a Christian purity seminar to girls ages 11 and up. Said seminar was titled “Wake Up Sleeping Beauty: At His Feet,” and the invite included this charming image.

HUH. Now, clearly, this is meant in reference… More »



Donald Trump Shares Special Message From “WhiteGenocideTM”

Robyn Pennacchia | January 22, 2016 - 12:15 pm

Make of this what you will. More »


The Problem Of Access To Abortion In Small Town America

Sydney Leathers | January 22, 2016 - 10:45 am

When having a choice requires having money to travel. More »


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