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Here, Watch Katy Perry Fall Off A Segway At Burning Man

Sentient cupcake Katy Perry strapped on a fake fur coat, some steampunk goggles and a bunch of ripped fishnets, and took herself down to Burning Man to see what all the fuss was about. Wandering around the pirate ships made of mosquito netting and PVC pipes lashed together with twine, our young heroine found a…

Megan Reynolds / September 8, 2015

Frisky Rant: Vocal Fry Isn’t Holding Women Back, Misogyny Is

Young women: femininity is powerful. Your speech patterns are powerful. The slang and vocal patterns of teenage girls are so powerful that they’ve been dissected and analyzed by linguistic scientists: uptalk, vocal fry, even the “Valley Girl” stereotype all point to specific speech patterns utilized by some women. A piece published in The Guardian yesterday

Caitlin White / July 29, 2015

Emma Stone Knows That Nobody Was Happy With Her Playing A Part-Asian Woman

Bobby Flay and his beleaguered wife are finally divorced, Rachel cheated on Brad Pitt with Joey, of all people and a chameleon named Laura learns the meaning of true joy. …

Megan Reynolds / July 17, 2015

Ooh Dang, I’m Pretty Sure Taylor Swift Did Not Approve This

So, if you’ve been paying close to attention to your 15-year-old niece and, you know, us, you know that Taylor Swift and Katy Perry had beef over some tour bullshit and maybe John Mayer. Then Taylor wrote “Bad Blood” about Katy and got her entire baseball team full of besties to star in the video,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 1, 2015

#Problematic: Katy Perry Wants More Bad Blood

I heard on NPR this week that Kai Ryssdal said some disparaging things about millennials on his Marketplace segment. As a member of the dreaded millennial pack, I get it. We are addicted to smart phones, social media and have sorely escalated reality television into a hellscape. But at the same time, we are incredibly…

Chloe Stillwell / May 31, 2015

Aaron Schock Compares Self To Lincoln, Also A Big Katy Perry Fan

Today was a sad day for Aaron Schock. First, they cancelled “Downton Abbey” (couldn’t they have waited a day?), and then, with a heavy heart, he delivered his farewell to speech to Congress. A speech in which he compared himself to Abraham Lincoln.
Via Politico:
Schock, whose resignation takes effect March 31, noted that Lincol…

Robyn Pennacchia / March 26, 2015

Baptist Pastor Performs Dramatic Reading Of Katy Perry’s “E.T.”

In the context of some weird speech about how Katy Perry, Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and–of course–Madonna, were all in cahoots with Satan to turn all of the children into Satan worshipers, Baptist Pastor Charles Lawson of Temple Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, launched into a dramatic reading of the Katy Perry part of…

Robyn Pennacchia / March 9, 2015

Rep. Aaron Schock Spent Donor, Taxpayer Funds On Katy Perry Concerts and Private Planes

Illinois Representative Aaron “Haters Gonna Hate” Schock, who you may remember from such hits as “Downton Abbey Themed Office” and “Super Racist Aide Who Thinks Black People Are Like Zoo Animals,” is currently the subject of an Associated Press investigation into his finance issues.
It turns out that Schock has spent taxpayer money and campaig…

Robyn Pennacchia / February 24, 2015

Now You, Too, Can Dance Poorly In A Shark Suit

Did you watch the Super Bowl halftime show and think to yourself, “Wow, Left Shark is living the bad-dancing-in-a-shark-suit dream”? Well, now you can live the dream too! Environmental activist David Lam has started an IndieGoGo campaign to manufacture replicas of the Katy Perry halftime show shark costume.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 6, 2015

The Soapbox: Katy Perry’s Halftime Show Was Everything It Should Have Been

The annual Super Bowl is an homage to all things American, like male athleticism, geographically-based loyalty, bar food and corporate sponsors. The event also bookends one of the musical events of the year, the halftime show to end all halftime shows. The show is always a spectacle, speaking to both the limitless budget of the…

Chloe Stillwell / February 4, 2015

Jimmy Kimmel’s Latest “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” Will Make You Feel Old As Balls

Usually the point of Jimmy Kimmel’s “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” is to make you feel a little better about yourself, given the fact that incredibly beautiful and rich people still get vitriolic shit, just like normals. (My karma — at taking delight in this — and I will sort ourselves out later, thanks.) But last…

Beejoli Shah / February 3, 2015

We Are All The Shark On Katy Perry’s Left

The Super Bowl happened. Tom Brady and his friends won. Missy Elliot performed a very enthralling medley of her hits while Katy Perry flounced around in a sparkly, oversized sweatshirt.  And, during “Teenage Dream,” the one Katy Perry song I don’t really mind, two men in shark costumes danced a tightly-choreographed routine while surrounded by…

Megan Reynolds / February 2, 2015

Marissa Alexander Has Been Released From Prison

Florida Stand Your Ground defendant Marissa Alexander has been released from prison. [NBC]
Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch is being grilled over her stance that waterboarding is torture. [The Guardian]
If policing strategies that position officers as members of the community rather than being removed from or above the community have bee…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 28, 2015

Katy Perry & Taylor Swift Still Can’t Get Along

The Katy Perry vs. Taylor Swift feud rages on as Katy Perry’s producer sends out a tweet implying that Taylor mimicked Katy Perry’s sound in “1989.” #PopStarProblems [Celeb Dirty Laundry]
Kate Middleton is not happy that her sister Pippa dissed Kim Kardashian’s nude Paper magazine cover. [Celeb Dirty Laundry]
What dating with…

Claire Hannum / December 11, 2014

Diplo Disses Taylor Swift’s Butt & Lorde Comes To Her Defense

Diplo, who is supposedly dating Katy Perry, dissed Katy’s nemesis Taylor Swift, saying she needs to get a “booty,” and Taylor’s bestie Lorde swung by to diss him back. [E]
Casey Wilson, formerly of “Saturday Night Live” and current star of “Marry Me,” is expecting her first child with husband David Caspe. [Us

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 13, 2014
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