Dater X: Questionable Decisions And Unmitigated Disasters

Dater X 3.0 | November 24, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Having resolved to return to the fray this week, I did so with a vengeance – to decidedly mixed results. I’ll tell you all about my latest contender for Worst First Date Ever (which, given my track record, is no small feat) in a minute; first, let’s discuss the fact that I slept with a… More »

This Enterprising Woman Is Making Sourdough Bread Using Yeast From Her Vagina

Megan Reynolds | November 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Sure. More »

Adele Is Just The Most Adorable Liar Ever

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 24, 2015 - 11:30 am

Are we reaching Adele overload? Perhaps! I’ve had “Hello” stuck in my head for three days solid, so I’m currently avoiding watching any of her live performances and am skipping that track when listening to her new record, 25. But I am nowhere close to overloading on just watching Adele be Adele, which is to say… More »

Emily Postmodern: Mind Your Manners This Thanksgiving, Chickadees

Julianna Rose Dow | November 24, 2015 - 11:00 am

This Thanksgiving, be polite. And thankful. Don’t forget thankful! More »

5 Black Lives Matter Activists Shot By White Assailants During Minneapolis Protest

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 24, 2015 - 10:40 am

Last night, gunfire interrupted a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis when three white males, allegedly wearing masks and bullet proof vests, shot five people, all of whom thankfully survived. The protest was being held right near the 4th police precinct in north Minneapolis, and was in response to the police shooting death of an unarmed Black… More »

A Man Made A Hilarious List Of Everything That Made His Wife Cry

Megan Reynolds | November 24, 2015 - 9:56 am

“She was hungover and saw a picture of a piglet.”… More »

Missy Elliott’s Anxiety Disorder & Why It Matters When Celebrities Come Forward

Katie Klabusich | November 24, 2015 - 9:00 am

Clearly, Elliott hasn’t allowed her anxiety — or anything else — to define her. More »

Let’s Have A Chat About This Anti-Syrian Refugee Meme, Shall We?

Robyn Pennacchia | November 23, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Every chance Republicans have to vote on a bill benefitting veterans, they vote against it. More »

Girls’ Night In: How To Throw A Grown-Up Sleepover

Pop Sugar | November 23, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Ouija boards, Truth or Dare, friendship bracelets, hair braiding: is there anything not to like about the slumber parties of our girlhood days? So instead of your next girls’ night out, how about making it a girls’ night in with our ideas for throwing a sleepover for grown-up girlfriends. We’ve found the entertainment, home goods,… More »

ICYMI: Miss Piggy Channels Adele In This Hilarious Promo For “The Muppets”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2015 - 5:20 pm

I really love Adele and am nervous that we are already on the brink of being overly saturated just a few days after her third album was released, so I’m trying to be judicious in what Adele-related media I partake in and share — and this new “Muppets” promo, featuring Miss Piggy and Kermit parodying her “Hello”… More »

Trump PAC Founder Defends Assault On Black Activist At Rally

Robyn Pennacchia | November 23, 2015 - 4:30 pm

He rationalized this by saying he would get beat up if he went to a black church. … More »

Rabia Chaudry Is Writing A Book About Adnan Syed To Be Published Next Year

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Today, Entertainment Weekly announced that Rabia Chaudry, the woman who brought Adnan Syed’s case to Sarah Koenig’s attention before it became the subject of Serial’s first season, has written a book called Adnan’s Story: Murder, Justice, and The Case That Captivated a Nation to be published by St. Martin’s Press in September 2016. Chaudry, a lawyer and longtime friend of Syed’s who has… More »

We Should All Be Thankful For The Wonder That Is Mariah Carey

Megan Reynolds | November 23, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Protect Mariah, at all costs. … More »

Thanksgiving Desserts For Every Special Diet

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 23, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Ack, Thanksgiving is this week and you’ve got a dietary need to accommodate! What do you do? Do you just go ahead and eat the desserts your hosts are offering, regardless of what your stomach or health or sense of ethics dictates?
NO! Of course not! Instead, you can bring one of these specially-curated dessertsMore »

Joyce Carol Oates: “Yes, But What Does ISIS Do For Fun?”

Bronwyn Isaac | November 23, 2015 - 2:40 pm

Surely ISIS has some fun, positive traits! More »

On Fay Wells & The Impact Of #SayHerName On The Media

Tiffanie Drayton | November 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Black women, as a demographic, refuse to be oppressed and silenced and that refusal is giving us the space to be heard, enumerate our struggles and demand justice. This makes me proud. More »

What’s The Deal With Rihanna’s Weird ANTIdiaRY Project?

Megan Reynolds | November 23, 2015 - 1:30 pm

That’s not a rhetorical question. I would really like to know. … More »

Heroic Chinese Woman Believed To Be Dead For 10 Years, Found Living In Internet Cafe

Bronwyn Isaac | November 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Most of her food the past 10 years was provided by generous cafe customers, as well as the occasional cashier shifts she picked up along the way. More »

University Of Ottawa Shuts Down Yoga For Disabled Students Because Of “Colonialism”

Bronwyn Isaac | November 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Despite her attempts at compromise, yoga instructor Jennifer Scharf’s class was still canceled in order to make classes “more interesting, accessible, inclusive and responsive to the needs of students.”… More »

Donald Trump Tries To Make A Racist Point With Bullshit Statistics Favored By Neo-Nazis

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Can we stop mincing words and dancing around what we know to be true, which is that the melted-rainbow-sherbet-faced dustpan full of hair clippings with a chapped asshole for a mouth is the most ragingly racist presidential candidate since George Wallace? More »

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