“Mattress Girl” Matters, Whether Meghan Daum Has Had “Enough” Or Not

By: Katrin Higher / May 27, 2015

“Time for young feminists to …”

So starts the headline on Meghan Daum’s latest Los Angeles Times column, a sure sign that the nosy-neighbor finger-wagging was just getting started and that I should spare myself the annoyance. The older generation, sitting high upon their privilege perch, dispensing unsolicited and condescending “advice” to the younger… More »


UN: World Hunger Has Dropped By 10 Percent Over The Last 25 Years

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 27, 2015

There are 200 million fewer hungry people in the world than there were in 1990; FIFA’s mum while the Qatari government won’t let Nepalese workers attend funerals for earthquake victims; a GIF art exhibit in Paris sounds just awful; Casa Ruby provides hope and help for trans* adults in D.C. More »


“Charlie Charlie Challenge” Is the Lazy Teen’s “Bloody Mary”

By: Megan Reynolds / May 27, 2015

Inovking demons has never been easier. … More »


“Let’s Never Apologize For Anything”: The Hollywood Reporter‘s Comedy-Actress Roundup Is Amazing

By: Megan Reynolds / May 27, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter gathered this year’s possible Emmy-contenders for best comedic actresses, as has become tradition, for a pretty great roundtable. Featuring Tracee Ellis Ross, Lena Dunham, Gina Rodriguez, Ellie Kemper, Amy Schumer and Kate McKinnon, the discussion is a long-ranging one on being a powerful woman in the entertainment business and what it means to be funny. The… More »


Frisky Rant: Why I Refuse To Pay For Dates

By: Tiffanie Drayton / May 27, 2015

In my opinion, there is very little difference between subscribing to “colorblind” ideology and “gender blindness.”More »


Watch Jason Segel’s Beautiful Portrayal Of David Foster Wallace

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 27, 2015

I’ve been questioning the choice of Jason Segel to play David Foster Wallace in the upcoming biopic, “The End of the Tour,” based on David Lipsky’s 2010 book-length interview with Wallace, Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself – possibly because the last Segel movie I watched was “I Love You, Man.”

But… More »