Donald Trump’s transition team has been making everyone extremely nervous with its inquiries into employees who believe in climate change, “gender-related” programs, and the money spent on aid to Africa. Now, GOP lawmakers are picking up their cues and are beginning to push hard on legislation that will likely be…
You know your illegal downloads of Titanic and every episode of Lost are theoretically hurting someone, but many of you content thieves don’t think too deeply about it, do you? Maybe you even cackle maniacally whenever a head of an awards organization preaches about piracy on stage at a show.
Early last year, the National Park Service spent a ton of money—$40 million—re-doing the iconic grass panels of the Washington Mall. And I will be li-vid if I see you and your friends ripping it up with your MAGA cleats and burning crucifixes.
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Choo-choo! It’s another day of living on the Snowpiercer, an inequitable dystopia in which the vindictive king eating steak at the front of the train waves his hand and knights his wealthy, corrupt minions to attempt to govern us while we eat roach cakes. No?... Okay, it’s just another full day of Senate confirmation…
During the January 6 episode of his show, comedian and bestselling author of misogynistic self-help books Steve Harvey decided to make fun of an admittedly shitty looking book called How to Date a White Woman: A Practical Guide For Asian Men. Harvey joked that the book would likely be just one page, and would include…
If you were reading conspiracy mega-warehouse InfoWars earlier this week— and why wouldn’t you be—you would’ve seen an eye-popping item about a business called Demand Protest, which claimed to stage mass protests across the United States. Last night, in a bizarrely likable segment, Tucker Carlson at Fox News had on…
In a world of $200 sweatshirts, $100 leggings, and $75 running shorts, what’s a person gotta do to get affordable activewear? Wait for Amazon’s Gold Box, apparently. Get up to 50% off apparel from Champion, Adidas, Under Armour, Hanes, and more to beef up your activewear wardrobe. But this deal is a one day only…
Much to the chagrin of many on social media and elsewhere, the Girl Scouts of the USA are set to march in Donald Trump’s inaugural parade.
Breaking with the “tradition” set forth by...someone that usually allows for one big celebrity and then a few smaller, less sparkly ones to take the stage with pyrotechnics and dancing and sliding towards the camera on their knees, Lady Gaga will be doing the Super Bowl Halftime show alone.
I’d been waiting years for my daughter to show an organic interest in superheroes, video games, and the other stuff I write about as a professional nerd. It’s happening, at long last... but it’s taking us to some unexpectedly poignant places.
As the confirmation hearing for Secretary of Education plods along, Betsy DeVos calmly told Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy (D) that guns might have a place in schools because the children of America need protection from grizzly bears.
I am not one hundred percent sure who to believe here, but this seems not entirely implausible, maybe: Lindsay Lohan has maybe, quite possibly, but probably not converted to Islam.
Betsy DeVos’s hearing for Secretary of Education is underway, and considering she is a billionaire GOP donor with little demonstrable regard for or experience with the public schools she’ll be tasked with running, her reception amongst Democrats in the committee has been pretty chilly.
Remember how, in 2011 or thereabout, everyone was all mad at Comic Sans for the crime of being ugly and dopey? Those days are gone. Gibraltar crumbled, Rome fell, and Comic Sans has descended from its cheaply upholstered sans serif throne in the community reading room at the San Rafael Public Library.
First, it beat Star Wars: Rogue One. Now, for the second weekend since its wide-release debut, Hidden Figures—the true story of three black female mathematicians at NASA—is number one at the box office. It’s raked in roughly $6o million so far, and counting.
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