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Chewbacca Mom Is Charging For Autographs Now Because We Live In An Unfair, Cruel World

I’m not sure what’s worse. The fact that Candace Payne, AKA “Chewbacca Mom” is now charging for photos and autographs or the fact that people are actually forking over the $20 for her signature. Since her video went viral, she has received over $420,000 worth of ‘rewards,‘ including an all expense paid vacation to Disney World… More »


Maria Sharapova Was Suspended For Two Years After Testing Positive For A Banned Drug

The 29-year-old tennis star claimed she had been taking the prohibited medicine, meldonium, for ten years because her family has a history of heart issues and diabetes. More »


Hillary Clinton’s Emails On The Controversial Trade Deal Won’t Be Released Until After The Election

Hillary Clinton’s emails have been a dark cloud over her presidential campaign, and the storm of electronic words continues to pour. More »


What Do (((Parentheses))) Around A Twitter Handle Mean? The Echo May Be Hard To Search, But It’s Everywhere

It’s part of an anti-racist campaign against the alt-right. More »


Will Bernie Sanders Be Hillary Clinton’s Vice President? Here’s Why It Is Not Very Likely

Although Clinton hasn’t so much as hinted at who she’ll choose to join her ticket, speculation has been circling since it became likely that she would clinch the party’s nomination. More »


This Racist Thing Donald Trump Said Shocked Even His Biggest Conservative Supporters

Donald Trump’s bigoted statements are so common that their impact lessens with each passing day, but this one was bad. More »


Ivanka Trump, A Normal Working Woman, Is Writing A Book For Regular Working Women Just Like You

Oh good, career advice for hard working women everyhwere from Donald Trump’s daughter, a woman who certainly bootstrapped her way to success! More »


Helen Mirren Loves Kim Kardashian’s Butt, Just Like The Rest Of America

She also called her a “shameless woman” but in a totally complimentary way, we swear. More »


Homophobic Uber Driver Fired After Lesbian Couple Records His BS Rant

The coulple posted the recording to Twitter and within days, the homophobic, violent driver was fired by Uber Australia. More »


Hillary Clinton’s 1969 Commencement Address Basically Predicted The Future, Mostly Because Nothing Ever Changes

Saying that this speech predicted the future is an editorial stretch but it is astonishingly prescient and is also a reminder of how slow progress is. More »


Morgan Freeman Says He Is ‘Sexist,’ But Not ‘Misogynist’ & We’re Not Sure What He Means By That

Technically, there is a linguistic distinction between being a “sexist” and a “misogynist.” But you can’t have one without the other. Sorry, Morgan.  More »


Can Bernie Sanders Still Win The Nomination? His Chances Are Getting Slimmer And Slimmer

He’s not delusional about the superdelegates and the math, and who doesn’t want to see a little drama at the convention? More »


Hillary Clinton Secured The Democratic Nomination, Becoming The First Female Nominee For A Major Party

The former secretary of state of expected to become the presumptive nominee after big primaries Tuesday, but Puerto Rico’s Democratic primary Sunday bumped her over the threshold a day early. More »


5 Times Animals Served As Witnesses In Criminal Cases, From Talkative Parrots To Blood-Stained Cats

Fascinated by the bizarre logic involved in using a parrot as a witness, I rounded up five more cases in which animals were used as witnesses. More »


Brock Turner’s Mugshot Was Finally Released, And Here’s Why That Matters So Much

On top of his standing as an athlete at a prestigious university, Turner had another factor working in his favor — his whiteness. More »


A Refugee Team Will Compete At The 2016 Summer Olympics For The First Time Ever

They’ve made it all that way and have been training for the Olympics, which are two huge things that the vast majority of people never achieve. More »


Stanford Rapist’s Father Thinks His Son Should Get Away With “20 Minutes of Action”

Messages like this teach boys and men that it’s okay to rape, as long as you get away with it. More »


The Stanford Rape Victim’s Letter Is The Most Fucking Infuriating Thing You’ll Probably Ever Read

What’s not disgusting is that the victim had the courage, despite her trauma, to stand up to her assailant in court. Buzzfeed obtained the letter in full and it is moving and infuriating and one of the smartest, most powerful statements on what happens when we let the fact that a victim cannot remember her… More »


There’s Going To Be A ‘First Wives Club’ Reboot & It’s Probably Going To Be Terrible

They just dont make movies like they used to. But I will probably watch it anyway. More »


Taylor Swift Crashed A Wedding In New Jersey & Performed ‘Blank Space,’ AKA, The Worst Wedding Song Ever

Say what you will about Taylor, but she seems like a pretty nice human. Like, maybe that “nice girl” thing isn’t a schtick. More »


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