Last month in Australia, a Sunrise morning news anchor named Samantha Armytage interviewed Lucy and Maria Aylmer, biracial fraternal twins, and loosed her racist inner self. In her introduction, Armytage described the pair as Maria who has “taken after her half-Jamaican mum” and Lucy who “got her dad’s fair skin, good… »
On Monday night, beloved director and gross-out camp icon John freaking Waters was one of the guest judges on Drag Race. In honor of his blessed presence, RuPaul brought out the big guns: the queens were tasked to reenact scenes from iconic Waters movies starring none other than Divine—in musical form. It resulted in… »
A great deal of the controversy regarding Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer has centered on whether or not ABC reached out to Kris Jenner for comment on Bruce’s transition. Jenner says she was never contacted. ABC says that’s an outright lie.
After our story about the two-way mirror in the Cigars and Stripes women’s room was published Sunday evening, the Berwyn police department decided to pay the fine establishment a visit. The chief of police said afterwards that while he can see why women might find the mirror concerning — it is directly opposite the… »
It’s June of 1950 and you’ve just finished reading a story in Modern Screen about Bette Davis’s recent divorce, and there at the end is a little box with big letters: “Has YOUR MAN CHANGED toward you? See page 69.” Must have missed an advice column or something. So you turn back and what do you find? A picture of a… »
On conservative talk radio host Laura Ingraham’s show today, senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul blamed the riots in Baltimore on “the breakdown of the family structure” and “a lack of fathers,” among other things. Rand Paul’s own son has been arrested three times on alcohol-related charges, including assault. »
Welcome to Pop The Question, a weekly space to dissect every aspect of wedding madness. Each Tuesday, we’ll ask a question (sometimes there might even be a poll!), you’ll share answers and stories, and then we’ll bring you the best of the bunch on Thursdays. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll fly into a total rage over… »
The latest university dustup between the correct and the permissible comes at Appalachian State, where a junior on campus named Julia Grainger has blasted the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity for their plans to hold a march against sexual assault—and subsequently received a heaping of personal backlash in return.
The absolute citywide tragedy and outpouring of pain all over the streets in Baltimore last night was another breaking point in America’s attempt to negotiate and get out from under centuries of explicitly racist state violence, which in recent years has reached a fever pitch all over America but also, notably, within… »
Fashion designer/punk icon/lifelong activist Dame Vivienne Westwood half-asses nothing, so when she staged her brilliant protest against fracking in London yesterday, it was replete with post-apocalyptic zombie models on stilts, presumably examples of what we will become in a fracking world. She also carried a… »
Great news for Viola Davis fans and bad news for people exhausted with slave movies: Davis is officially starring as Harriet Tubman in an HBO biopic. »
Because MC Lyte is a human with a vagina who raps, she’s been asked about Iggy Azalea on a number of occasions. Twice now, I’ve seen her take the diplomatic approach, this time in addressing Azalea’s rapping blaccent. »
On Monday night, protesters took to the streets of Baltimore hours after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a young man who died following injuries he sustained while in police custody. Last night, Baltimore’s Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stood before news cameras, asking for peace and calling the protesters “thugs,” all… »
The five stages of grief are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. For dealing with death of a lover, designer named Mark Sturkenboom has developed an item that attempts to make that final stage a little easier: a blown-glass dildo that also happens to be a beautiful gold-plated urn. You know, for… »
Over the weekend, Justin Bieber thrilled a group of teens by showing up to their prom at Chatsworth Charter High in Los Angeles. It’s since been revealed, however, that Justin hadn’t been invited to the event, reportedly “pushed” his way in past security and angered Chatsworth’s dorky-ass school administration. »