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I Was an Extra In Kanye West’s Fashion Show and It Was Crazier Than It Looked

On Thursday afternoon, Kanye West held an event at Madison Square Garden during which he played his new album, The Life of Pablo, for the first time before a huge crowd. This being Kanye, it wasn’t just a mega listening session, but also a visual art piece and a showcase for Yeezy Season 3, featuring stoic models in…

The Kardashian Jenners Are an Indistinguishable Blur of Fluff and Sparkles, White and Tan

Thursday afternoon at Madison Square Garden, the Kardashians and the Jenners and the Wests seemed to arrive to Kanye’s album listening/fashion show as one fluffy unit—their floor-length furs and chandelier-mimicking sequins blended into one another, an indistinguishable palette of white and off-white and tan and rosé.…

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Fathers and Childless Women in Academia Are 3x More Likely to Get Tenure Than Women With Kids

If you are a man, having children will likely improve your career prospects; if you are a woman, having children will almost certainly hurt them. Specifically, if you’re a woman with children in academia, the “baby penalty” means that men with children and childless women are three times more likely to get tenure than…

Cleveland Mayor Apologizes for Billing Tamir Rice's Family $500 for Ambulance Ride

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is sorry about the bill Tamir Rice’s family received for the ambulance service and ride to a hospital that didn’t save the child’s life. This comes after public outcry about the bill, which seemed flatly monstrous considering the reason 12-year-old Rice needed an ambulance: that he was…

American Idol Contestant Potentially Saves His Marriage By Being Kicked Off the Show

After duetting with Fantasia on her song “I Believe,” Jordan Sasser—dad to Westlund, husband to Alex, worship leader to the people—was kicked off American Idol Thursday night. The writing was on the wall the night prior, when the judges labeled his performance overly “theatrical,” but still: it must hurt to …