Oreo Thins Promote Unrealistic Standards for Oreos

Oreo is debuting a thinner Oreo. It has a good chunk of the filling squeezed out, and a much more slender, crispier cookie aspect. The new, skinny Oreo! blare a thousand headlines. But why are we shaming ordinary, beautiful, perfectly delicious Oreos? We’re so serious about this. This is a serious post. Please share… » 7/06/15 6:10pm 50 minutes ago

Bill Cosby Testified in 2005 That He Drugged Women with Quaaludes 

The Associated Press is reporting that they’ve obtained a 2005 deposition from Bill Cosby in which he admits to buying Quaaludes, “with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with.” Cosby’s attorneys fought releasing the deposition on the grounds that it would “embarrass” him. We’ll say. » 7/06/15 5:52pm Today 5:52pm

Is True Detective's Nic Pizzolatto Taking Shots at Cary Fukunaga?

During last night’s episode of True Detective, the detective team visits a film set where they encounter a tyrannical director whose lack of creative vision is only slightly overshadowed by his love of booze and hookers. It just so happens that this less-than charming auteur vaguely resembles Cary Fukunaga (mega babe… » 7/06/15 5:45pm Today 5:45pm

What Are You Doing Here?: Investigating the Men of Essence Festival

Essence magazine is for black women and so is the Essence Music Festival, but the latter attracts both men and women. For years, I’ve wondered what dudes were doing at an event hosting speakers and performers like Iyanla Vanzant, Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Kandi Burruss and Mary J. Blige. » 7/06/15 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

The Best Way to Kick Your Seamless Addiction? Embrace It

Last summer, I made a vow to myself and my friend Jewel. I was going to curb my dependency on Seamless and get back into the habit of cooking. The plan was to stock up on groceries, experiment with meals and experience the alleged adult joy of making my own nourishment through the beautiful and complicated alchemy of… » 7/06/15 4:15pm Today 4:15pm

Pervert Birds Steal Swimmers' Underwear to Build Nest Of Filth and Sin

If you ever thought that birds could be trusted, you need to think again. While it’s long been known that birds are brazen perverts who will line their nests with any number of sexual objects, some Scottish birds have gone far too far—they’ve stolen the underwear from some innocent skinny-dippers just trying to… » 7/06/15 3:45pm Today 3:45pm

Three Best Blow Dryers

You nominated a ton of blow dryers in our initial round, but these three received significantly more support than the rest. Now it’s time to find a winner.http://co-op.kinja.com/whats-the-best... » 7/06/15 3:15pm Today 3:15pm