Adorable Cat Has Accomplished Everything Your Mom Wishes You Had

You know how we all went to high school and/or college and maybe even grad school? What a bunch of fucking idiots. We will never be as special as these Acro-Cats. Never ever. I have an advanced degree and all I can think is that I will never break a world record or do acrocatics like these genius felines. Let's all… » 9/30/14 9:00pm 12 minutes ago

Bette Davis Talking About Gender Roles in 1963: Awesome

The latest installment of PBS's wonderful series Blank on Blank, in which they pair old interviews with famous people with wonderful animations, is here! And it features the illustrious Bette Davis, speaking about being outspoken and intelligent in her line of business and how the experience of being a woman has… » 9/30/14 5:45pm Today 5:45pm

Hip Alt-Lit Editor Quits Public Writing Career After Rape Accusations

For all its gestures toward radicalism and openness, Brooklyn's hip young "alt lit" scene might not be any less toxic for women than...well, anywhere else, according to a series of essays published this week accusing a prominent young editor of sexual assault. » 9/30/14 5:28pm Today 5:28pm

Erotic Romance Publisher Spins Torrid Tale of Defamation

If your only encounter with romance novels was 15 years ago and involved someone's "throbbing member," you likely wouldn't recognize the genre today. And that's thanks in no small part to erotic romance publisher Ellora's Cave (pun intended, I'm pretty sure). But now the company has leapt into an embarrassing legal… » 9/30/14 5:00pm Today 5:00pm

How Famous Cat Lil BUB Bravely Conquered Osteopetrosis, Became a CEO

Lil BUB is one of the most famous cats on the internet, thanks to her wide-eyed appearance and chill attitude. Her life wasn't always a stream film fests and hanging out with celebrity friends, though. As a 1-year-old, she was expected to never even be able to walk. Way to show 'em, BUB. » 9/30/14 4:45pm Today 4:45pm