Posts tagged "rolling stone"

Sinead O’Connor Calls Kim Kardashian A Cunt & Declares That Music Is Dead

Sinead O’Connor is an incredible singer and a bad ass who once incurred public ire by ripping up a photo of the Pope on live television in protest of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. She is also basically the mean old lady who lives down the street who hollers about turning “that racket down!”…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 14, 2015

Kim Kardashian And Her Pregnancy Boobs Cover Rolling Stone

Inside the mag, Kim talks about the first time she “met” Caitlyn Jenner and explains where the hell Rob is.

By: Megan Reynolds / July 1, 2015

Why Campus Rape News Coverage Is Failing Rape Victims

Plus, what the heck are “painful anime bags”?

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 7, 2015

How The Anti-Rape Movement Can Learn From The Rolling Stone/UVA Debacle

While misogynists will use this as “evidence” that women lie about rape, I wholeheartedly agree with Amanda Hess at Slate when she writes that the Rolling Stone/UVA disaster “cannot possibly undermine a social justice movement because any understanding of justice must accommodate the truth.”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 6, 2015

Columbia Journalism Review Investigation Calls Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story “A Failure That Was Avoidable”

The Columbia Journalism Review has completed their investigation into Rolling Stone’s reporting and editorial practices in their story about a gang rape that allegedly occurred at the University of Virginia, and has concluded that the story — which Rolling Stone has officially retracted — is one of “journalistic failure that was avoidable.” These failures, according…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 6, 2015

Check Out Ted Cruz’s Anti-Woman Campaign Platform

The ladies, he does not love them.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 24, 2015

Rolling Stone Will Review Its UVA Rape Story In The April Issue

Rolling Stone will be publishing its review of its UVA campus rape article, “A Rape On Campus,” in its April issue. [Flavorwire]
And Charlottesville police say that there’s “no evidence” for the claims in the Rolling Stone story, but “Jackie” will not face charges for her involvement. [Gawker]
The entire rugby team…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 23, 2015

UVA Fraternity Has Been Reinstated After Police Found A Lack Of Evidence Supporting Gang Rape Allegations

The UVA fraternity at the center of Rolling Stone’s gang rape article was reinstated after police found no substantive evidence that a gang rape occurred. [NBC]
New York City’s police investigator general has found that New York police officers are too quick to resort to chokeholds, which were banned in 1993. [New York

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 12, 2015

Milwaukee’s Police Brutality Might Be Even More Egregious Than Ferguson’s

The Milwaukee police officer who shot unarmed Black man Dontre Hamilton — who was sober; had a history of schizophrenia; had gotten a toxicology screen on the day of his death and was determined by the Milwaukee PD not to be a threat to himself or anyone else: and was shot 14 times at…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 23, 2014

UVA Isn’t Backing Down From Its Investigation Into The Rolling Stone-Reported Gang Rape

Even if Rolling Stone is dropping the ball on supporting their source, Jackie, in the UVA gang rape scandal, UVA itself isn’t backing down from their investigation. [Slate]
Michelle Duggar’s campaign to repeal protections against housing and employment discrimination for LGBT people in Fayetteville, Arkansas has succeeded with Ordinance 119 being overturned. Why…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 10, 2014

Black Lives Don’t Matter At The New Republic

Ta-Nehisi Coates explains why black lives didn’t and haven’t ever really mattered to The New Republic, in relation to last week’s staffing fiasco. [Atlantic]
Regarding the UVA gang rape case and Rolling Stone’s retraction: it’s possible that journalism isn’t able to report on sexual assault with sensitivity, nuance, and truthfulness so long a…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 9, 2014

Complete Piece Of Shit “Journalist” Releases Unconfirmed Name Of UVA Rape Victim “Jackie”

Sigh. Here is your daily reminder that human beings can be really, really horrible. Charles C. Johnson (above), a former writer for the conservative Daily Caller and founder of GotNews, published what he claims sources told him is the real name of “Jackie,” the woman featured in Rolling Stone’s controversial UVA rape article. On Friday,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 8, 2014

The Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley Contacted His Union Rep Before Calling 911

The NYPD officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley texted his police union rep before he called 911. [Daily Dot]
Tamir Rice’s family is suing the city of Cleveland and the two officers involved in the 12-year-old’s shooting for wrongful death. [The Root]
Here are the names of the women and girls

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 5, 2014

The Biggest Problem With Rolling Stone’s Retraction Of Their UVA Rape Story

Earlier today, Rolling Stone dropped one hell of an editor’s note, in regards to a story they had published two weeks earlier — a blistering investigative account of a brutal gang rape that took place at a fraternity house at the University of Virginia. The cowardly note, published on a Friday no less, came after…

By: Beejoli Shah / December 5, 2014

Taylor Swift Covers Rolling Stone … In A Pair Of Wet Jeans?! Cringe!

Seriously, I am having visceral secondhand discomfort just looking at Taylor wearing a skintight pair of dripping wet jeans on the cover of Rolling Stone. Aside from the obvious — like splinters, vagina waxes, kidney stones, etc. — I can imagine few things more uncomfortable than traipsing around in soaking wet denim. I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 8, 2014

Katy Perry Responds To Accusations Of Racial Insensitivity

“As far as the mummy thing, I based it on plastic surgery. Look at someone like Kim Kardashian or Ice-T’s wife, Coco. Those girls aren’t African-American. But it’s actually a representation of our culture wanting to be plastic, and that’s why there’s bandages and it’s mummies. I thought that would really correlate well together… It…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris Goes Naked With Nothing But A Top Hat For His Penis On The Cover Of Rolling Stone

The amazing Neil Patrick Harris, who currently stars in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” on Broadway, isn’t leaving much to the imagination on the cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone, is he? Unfortunately, the actor was photographed by predatory perv Terry Richardson, which kinda kills my enthusiasm for this shot. Really, RS? Couldn’t you…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 7, 2014

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Has No Time For Sexism


“There is sexism – I’m not denying its existence. But I’m saying that I will deny its effort against me. I just pay it no nevermind and say, ‘Get out of my way.’”
“Veep”‘s Julia Louis-Dreyfus is stark naked with the Constitution written across her back on the cover of the latest issue…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 9, 2014

Rolling Stone Puts Justin Bieber On The Cover, Apparently Explains Why He “Just Won’t Behave”

Justin Bieber is on the cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone, and it doesn’t look like it’s gonna be a puff piece. [Celeb Dirty Laundry]
Hey, what did you do yesterday? I worked and then went home and ate some pasta and watched a little TV. Katy Perry, meanwhile, helped delivered a friend’…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 27, 2014

Drake Sort Of Apologizes For Complaining That Rolling Stone Replaced His Cover With Philip Seymour Hoffman

Drake apologized — sort of — on his website today for complaining on Twitter that he was “disgusted” that Rolling Stone replaced his planned cover with one honoring Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died recently of a drug overdose.  “I completely support and agree with Rolling Stone replacing me on the cover with the legendary Phillip Seymour…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 14, 2014
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