Texas state representative Victoria Neave is going on a four-day hunger strike to protest a Texas House bill that targets sanctuary cities. On Sunday, the rookie Dallas lawmaker attended mass and accepted a Communion wafer. She will not eat again until Wednesday, after the legislature votes on Senate Bill 4. Neave told
Oh right, it’s been roughly two months and we haven’t really heard from Faye Dunaway about what happened on the Oscars stage when she mistakenly announced La La Land as the winner of Best Picture, when Moonlight actually won. Dunaway says she felt “very guilty.”
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Once again, Debra Messing is delivering a painful reminder that ABC is releasing a three-hour, made-for-TV remake of Dirty Dancing. The new trailer includes a corny voiceover explaining that this was one of the most “beloved dance movies of all time” then provides about 20 more seconds of footage in which that movie…
After reportedly realizing over the course of her deeply uncomfortable trip to the US that Ivanka Trump was an unavoidable backchannel to the West Wing, German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited her to speak at the W20 Summit in Berlin on a panel about women’s entrepreneurship. The audience did not love it.
I can’t say I’m surprised that Tom Hardy is the celebrity making headlines this week for chasing down (and ultimately capturing) a young man who stole a moped and then crashed it into a Mercedes in suburban London, because chasing down (and ultimately capturing) a man who stole a moped and then crashed it into a…
If your mattress doesn’t leave you feeling as well-rested as you’d like, it’s a whole lot cheaper to upgrade it with a mattress pad than to buy a new one, especially today.
On Monday evening, at 7:25 p.m., Jack Jones was executed by lethal injection in Arkansas’s Cummins Unit. And just a few hours later, a second inmate, Marcel Williams, was put to death as well. Arkansas can now claim the grim distinction of carrying out the first double execution in the U.S. since 2000.
On Monday evening, bloviating sexual assailant Bill O’Reilly returned to the public for the first time since his ejection from Fox News. On a free edition of No Spin News—generally reserved for premium members of his website—he performed martyrdom with demure pomposity. And the show, by the way, was extremely boring.
Updated Monday, April 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. EDT: SheaMoisture has issued an apology stating that it really fucked up.
Oh hell no, Elton, not you too. Last week the Rocket Man contracted a “rare and potentially deadly” bacterial infection while on tour in South America. But thankfully, he is on the mend and should make a full recovery.
Responding to a comment that “reported rapes are the only rapes that count,” 20-year-old Abigail Breslin chronicled in an Instagram post the reasons she decided to not to come forward, and the emotional aftershocks of that traumatic experience.
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Last week, Walmart unveiled a new prepackaged food item called the “crotilla.” The disc-shaped (and reportedly flaky) little thing is described by the retail giant as “an alternative for croissant sandwiches since the buttery bread often flakes apart when it’s cut horizontally.” But let’s cut the crap for a second and…
Former Fox News anchor Andrea Tantaros has filed a second lawsuit against the network, claiming that former CEO Roger Ailes, current co-president Bill Shine, and other top executives spied on private communications and authorized the creation of fake online social media accounts to intimidate her after she complained…
Coming this fall to New York City: A ripped, naked George Washington.
Last week, Ilie Nastase made a racist joke about the baby Serena Williams is expecting with her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alex Ohanian. Considering his general lack of relevance, let me explain that Ilie Nastase is an old man who used to be good at tennis and now spends his days verbally harassing young women as the…
Downtown Boys are perhaps as radical as a band can get in 21st century America and survive, both in philosophical approach and in identity: they are Latinx, queer, and bilingual, and if punk has at its best aspirations been a haven for the marginalized, the Providence quartet both embodies that, and makes space for…