When Diane Guerrero, star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin was 14, she returned home to find her house vacant. Her parents and brother, she soon learned, had been deported to Colombia. Now the Colombian actress advocates fiercely for an end to undocumented immigrant deportation.
In what would have otherwise been a schmaltzy explosion of pedestrian melodic sentiment and electric Lisa Frank-esque blobs, Our Lady Bey rendered the Super Bowl Halftime Show a religious experience. That is, if you ignored most everything that preceded her arrival.
It might be difficult to imagine anyone resisting those hallowed, desperate lines—“it wasn’t over; it still isn’t over”—but apparently Hollywood men were not enthused by the prospect of depicting Noah in Nicholas Sparks’s The Notebook.
Just in time for the Super Bowl, Missy Elliott is here to remind who stole last year’s halftime show. “#SuperBowl this my new Bounce ‘Pep Rally’ get u right 4the game where my Clappers,” Elliott tweeted earlier today.
Ted Cruz’s latest enemy hates him about as much as his own daughter does—and it’s not even another presidential candidate.
It came as little surprise that Samantha Bee’s new show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, has one of the most diverse writers rooms in television. A recent New York profile of Bee revealed that she and showrunner Jo Miller cast a wider hiring net for the specific purpose of finding diverse talent; the result is a…
As part of their promotion of “Sweater Day,” an event designed to reduce energy use during the winter months, Simon Fraser University released a rather ill-advised video.
A recent Ethicist question at the New York Times wonders how to have privacy in a relationship with someone who uses a shared email or social media account with their significant other. But perhaps the better questions are as follows: Who actually does this? Are they old, weird, or codependent? And what other tech…
Yesterday, former secretary of state Madeleine Albright made waves when she took the Taylor Swift approach to introducing Hillary Clinton (or the Swift via Katie Couric via Albright approach. Whatever). “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other,” Albright told a crowd in New Hampshire.
Yesterday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced a series of regulations that would essentially eliminate so-called conversion therapy, a practice that claims to change the sexual orientation of LGTBQ people. Though conversion therapy continues to be used by a handful of religious groups, the practice has been…
The 21-year-old president of an Ivy League fraternity has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault that occurred last weekend at his fraternity house.
On the same night that the Republican debate gave us the Marco Roboto, the meme we’ve all been waiting for, Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Larry David returned to Saturday Night Live to revisit his uncanny Bernie Sanders impression.
At 8:30 AM outside of Londonderry High School in New Hampshire, a man in a “Marco Roboto” suit entered into a brief but heated argument with a Rubio staffer.
On Friday, Meek Mill was sentenced to 90 days of house arrest for violating his probation. Nicki Minaj was in the Philadelphia courtroom with Mill and, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer, she sat in the front row behind him. Minaj testified on Mill’s behalf at an earlier hearing where she promised to help him…
On the way to New Hampshire, my friend Joanna and I listened to a radio segment about a man named Vermin Supreme, a performance artist and political satirist who wears a boot as a hat and is running for president for the 7th time on his“pony economy” platform. “Vermin Supreme—find him,” I typed in my phone.
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Hello, Jezzies. Here’s a Vine featuring Jeff Goldblum; likely the only thing on the Internet worthy of your admiration. Jeff Goldblum’s commitment to this performance can’t even be interrupted with Hemsworth the Younger, who appears to be lurking in the background.
On Tuesday, 24-year-old Caroline E. Nosal has the misfortune of becoming Madison, Wisconsin’s first homicide in 2016. Nosal was murdered by co-worker Christopher O’Kroley, 26, because she turned down his romantic advances.