Which 'Famous' Studio Executive Asked Ashley Judd to Watch Him Shower In the 90s?

Showering. We all do it! Well, some of us take baths, and some of us don’t wash at all, but I guess most of us do! Some of us even like to shower with others, despite the fact that it’s a clunky, dangerous, and shiver-inducing activity. But there are some of us—many of whom have big offices in Los Angeles—who only… »10/06/15 2:40pm34 minutes ago

Critics Say Breast Cancer Care Packages May Have Makeup with Potentially Cancer-Causing Chemicals

We’re facing another long month of Breast Cancer Awareness ™, in which companies show their sensitivity to the cause of breast health by peddling pink junk which, in some causes, has ingredients linked to breast cancer, or that haven’t been extensively tested for safety. This year, according to the advocacy group… »10/06/15 2:27pm47 minutes ago

Judge Rules Your Right to a Swinging Sex Party Is Not Guaranteed By The Constitution

If you were planning on hosting a swingers’ party anytime soon, be warned of an important new development: a federal judge has just ruled that unless swingers’ parties advocate for a certain lifestyle or feature a performance element, they’re not protected by the first amendment. And if you’re throwing the party,… »10/06/15 2:05pmToday 2:05pm

How Pixar’s Inside Out Avoided Its Greatest Danger: Becoming An “After-School Special”

Inside Out is a complex film about the human psyche, but it has a really simple message: Sadness is an important part of life. You can’t have joy without sadness, and growing up means accepting that memories can be happy and sad. Director Pete Docter told io9 it was hard to avoid making this feel like an “after-school… »10/06/15 12:18pmToday 12:18pm

Why Margaret Atwood Is a Samantha: An Interview With Slaughterhouse 90210's Maris Kreizman

A little more than six years ago, Maris Kreizman started a Tumblr in which she paired literary quotes with photos from television shows called Slaughterhouse 90210. Over the years, she combined Designing Women with Tolstoy, The Sopranos with Woolf, and, well, you get the picture. Unsurprisingly, the Tumblr took off,… »10/06/15 11:50amToday 11:50am

Carson Thinks Loss of Gun Rights Would Be 'More Devastating' Than Actual Death 

In a Facebook Q&A on Monday, presidential candidate and real-life zombie Ben Carson wrote that while he’d “spent many a night pulling bullets out of bodies,” he “never saw a body with bullet holes that was more devastating than taking the right to arm ourselves away.” »10/06/15 11:10amToday 11:10am

Paris Fashion Week: Welcome to Chanel Airlines, Karl Will Be Your Pilot

Karl Lagerfeld, of late, has been somewhat obsessed with the domain of the proles—this idea of populist spaces, except they’re “elevated” to his standards of Chanel bourgeoisie. Recent runway shows have included a Chanel supermarché and a faux feminist protest, both of which were received with giddy enthusiasm, so his… »10/06/15 10:35amToday 10:35am

Stephenie Meyer Releases Gender-Swapped Twilight 'Revamp' With Grammatical Corrections

It’s been ten years since Twilight first poked its sparkly head into the world and started teaching teens about the abusive and inappropriate relationships between humans, vampires, and something called The Volturi (which has honestly always scared me a little), so Stephenie Meyer is dusting off her greatest hit and… »10/06/15 10:30amToday 10:30am