A Bridal Consultant Is Here to Answer Your Burning Questions

Kpoene’ Kofi-Nicklin is the Creative Director of Mignonette Bridal, which was named a Finalist in the Martha Stewart American Made Awards (Marthaaaaaaaa). Kpoene’ also serves as a design mentor for the Chicago History Museum’s FashioNext teen design program. She’ll be joining us today for a live chat to answer all the… » 4/27/15 2:18pm 21 minutes ago

The Ambivalent Visitor's Guide to the Killing Fields 

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What am I doing here? The question had lodged itself in my brain when I arrived in Southeast Asia two months ago, and it’d been reverberating in my skull ever since. I should have stayed in D.C., I thought, working on improving my GPA and hunting for a job post-graduation. Instead, I’d accepted a study-abroad spot in… » 4/27/15 1:50pm 50 minutes ago

Mad Men: The Women Just Have More to Lose

I can’t really recall another Mad Men episode with as bald and obvious an overarching theme as the one in Sunday night’s “Time and Life”—the preservation of legacies, and the uncertainty therein. With plotlines revolving around children, parents, work, and the continuation of the characters’ good names, the focus on… » 4/27/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Today's Best Deals: Rare SONOS Discount, Full Frame Sony, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 4/27/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

All the Crazy Royal Baby Rumors, Ranked 

Whenever the latest royal spawn emerges from the royal womb, one of my favorite news cycles will draw to a close. I don’t care about the breathless baby outfit reporting, or the high-end amenities at the Lindo wing. No, it’s the batshit crazy rumors and tabloid reports and scurrilous online nonsense that’ve made the… » 4/27/15 12:10pm Today 12:10pm

No One Thinks #FeministsAreUgly and It Wouldn't Matter if They Did 

In further proof that Twitter’s memory is goldfish short, controversy erupted last night over the hashtag #FeministsAreUgly, which was invented by two feminists of color all the way back in August of 2014. Last night, it exploded into controversy all over again, in a truly unholy convergence of 4chan trolls, a bad… » 4/27/15 11:10am Today 11:10am

Catholic School Dumps Student with Leukemia, Then Tries to Lure Her Back

In a case of, ‘That’s so Catholic Church!’, a Catholic school in Detroit dismissed one of its students—who was sick with leukemia—because of poor attendance. Because she was being treated for leukemia. Now she’s going to public school, and the Catholic school is like, no, hey, you can come back if you want, we were… » 4/27/15 10:10am Today 10:10am

John Oliver Explains Why Clothes Are 'Cheaper and Easier Than Ever'

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver offered a 17-minute addendum to that ‘cerulean’ speech Meryl Streep gave Anne Hathaway in the first act of The Devil Wears Prada. Streep memorably explained how the color’s popularity slowly trickled down from designer trend to bargain bin, but Oliver points out that she… » 4/27/15 9:35am Today 9:35am

Being Wrong About Bruce Jenner Was Still The Right Thing To Do

A group of LGBT commentators called for restraint when news first started breaking about Bruce Jenner’s potential transition plans. He initially called the transition rumors ridiculous, and along with others, I said we should believe what he told us and that I didn’t believe he was transitioning. We were wrong about… » 4/26/15 11:07pm Yesterday 11:07pm