The Academy has announced that they’ve invited a whopping 774 new members this year, which is a record-breaking number for the institution.
If you haven’t already bleached the Witness World Wide livestream out of your brain, you might remember the moment a particularly frazzled Katy Perry told James Corden that John Mayer was the most satisfying of her highest-profile lovers. This was shocking news because we all (or at least I) sort of expected Orlando…
Nothing stresses me out more than finding the right bag or luggage for my trips. But today only, Amazon is marking down High Sierra backpacks to under $60 and rolling luggage to under $100. So, if you’ve been using that duffel bag since college and you have a flight to catch soon, you should get on this one. Like any…
Police from the Australian state of Victoria announced on Thursday that Cardinal George Pell—Pope Francis’s top financial advisor and Australia’s senior Roman Catholic prelate—has been charged with sexual assault, the New York Times reports.
There is no denying it: something is very off about former hedge-fund manager Martin Shkreli, and his lawyer is here to convince you it’s not an monstrous scheme to make vital meds prohibitively expensive, or allegedly defrauding investors, or being a huge jerk whenever humanly possible.
The Mormon Church, famous for imposing strict rules of conduct based on gender, released a new policy plan to its employees on Wednesday, which states that women who give birth will now be eligible for six weeks of paid maternity leave. All parents will also be able to take advantage of one week of paid leave to bond…
Remember when Orlando Bloom was fully naked on a paddleboard last summer and the Inernet lost its freaking mind? Well, Katy Perry was there too.
Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.
Hasn’t everyone who’s obsessively followed an Instagram lifestyle influencer thought about moving to the city where they live and somehow ingratiating their way into their life under false pretenses?
Ah, Playgirl, an idea that despite being a perfect artifact of the 1970s was nevertheless before its time. (Its time being the point at which technology had advanced sufficiently to allow slow-motion pornographic GIFs on Tumblr.) How did such a thing come to be, how did it work, and where did it go?
If one theme has arisen out of 20 episodes of DirtCast, it’s that—with the advent of social media—the glory days of tabloid culture was over by 2010. So who does one turn to when you want to revisit the thrill that comes only from Lindsay Lohan calling Paris Hilton a “cunt” on camera? Pop Culture Died in 2009, of…
Whenever possible, we attempt to ignore the existence of Piers Morgan. We are temporarily suspending that rule of thumb in order to draw attention to the superhuman fortitude and trying-not-to-scream facial expressions of his Good Morning Britain co-anchor, Susanna Reid.
It’s perfectly legal to pass through airport security with breast milk, even without a baby in tow, but the rules don’t always hold up in real life when you’re just a parent standing in front of a TSA agent, asking him to let you get on a plane with your ice-cold packs of human sustenance.
So, what’s your problem? You don’t have any? OK, what’s your lover’s problem? Oh, crap, they just dumped you. Bummer. Uhh, how about your mom? What’s your mom’s problem? She’s dead!? I’m so sorry. Any problems with your boss? You’re unemployed. Hm.
Real estate aggregator Zillow—where you may have searched for an apartment or snooped for how much an acquaintance paid for their house—has gotten some bad press after sending a toughly worded cease-and-desist letter to the creator of the viral blog McMansion Hell.
Just a day after it was reported that Bachelor in Paradise producers are enforcing a two-drink-an-hour maximum on set after completing a sexual misconduct investigation, it’s now been reported that producers will also have to approve sex between contestants before it happens on the show.
I grew up in the projects in New York City. It was during the time when politicians fell in love with lucrative drug policies and dealers “married the streets”—committed fully to street life and the ugliness that comes with it. This symbiotic relationship birthed what we now call mass incarceration. As data will tell…