5 Latinas Discuss Cristela, Jane the Virgin, and Representation on TV

This fall, two television shows starring Latinas, and featuring American Latina culture, made it to primetime. In Cristela, we've seen a milestone: it's the first-ever primetime sitcom not only starring a Latina (any Latina!) but also created, written, and produced by her as well. Cristela Alonzo, a 35-year-old,… » 11/21/14 3:50pm 5 minutes ago

Vogue’s Shiny New Office Has a Big Rat Problem

Earlier this month, Condé Nast commenced its long-anticipated move to 1 World Trade Center, whose landlord is counting on the magazine publisher to anchor the building and attract other hip companies to the fortified Financial District. The ongoing rodent problem at Vogue, however, might give some prospective tenants… » 11/21/14 2:49pm Today 2:49pm

Lace, Color, and Sheer Madness at the Latin Grammys

The 15th annual Latin Grammys took place in Las Vegas Thursday, with politics at the helm: Obama had just made his immigration reform speech (which preempted the airing of the Grammys on Univision) and nearly everyone seemed to have the murdered students in México on their mind. (Calle 13's René Pérez: "Ayotzinapa… » 11/21/14 2:30pm Today 2:30pm

New Video Lets You Have a Disastrous Date with All of One Direction

A directioner's dream becomes a directioner's nightmare in 1D's video for "Night Changes," the latest single to drop off their new album Four. Directed by Ben Winston (who has gotten no love from One Direction fans in the past), the video takes you on a serious of point-of-view dates with Harry, Zayn, Liam, Niall and… » 11/21/14 2:10pm Today 2:10pm

Famously Racist Sheriff Sues the President Over Immigration Reform

When we last checked in with Arizona Sheriff and hemorrhoid cream advertisement "before" picture Joe Arpaio, he was still terrible, shackling pregnant inmates while they're giving birth, creating a pedophile- and criminal-riddled "posse" to police Maricopa County's schools, and, of course, his trademark, being as… » 11/21/14 1:50pm Today 1:50pm

This Kid Just Died [VIDEO]: Grief Porn Enters the Facebook Era

Right now, in a place you've never visited, a person you'll never know is dying. If he's dying in a particularly devastating way—and, more importantly, if he is leaving behind shareable content—it is possible that millions of strangers will mourn his or her death tomorrow. Why? » 11/21/14 1:31pm Today 1:31pm

Can Hosting Sports Events Change Qatar's Culture?

Oil-rich Doha, Qatar, was awarded the 2019 Track and Field World Championships by the IAAF, winning out over Barcelona, Spain, and Eugene, Ore. The 10-day event draws the third-largest TV audience of any sports event, behind the summer Olympics and World Cup soccer. » 11/21/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Beyoncé Reps for the Drunks and the Divorcées in New Songs

As you know, next week Beyoncé is releasing a box set that contains two new songs, "7/11" and "Ring Off." Full-length versions of both tracks have hit the Internet just in time for the weekend. One is a drunk-in-club record and the other is seemingly a tribute to Mama Tina. » 11/21/14 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

Virginia Governor Calls for Investigation Into UVA Gang Rape Frat

Two days ago, Rolling Stone published a bombshell article about an alleged gang rape at UVA's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in 2012, and the labyrinthine headache that greeted the woman who tried to seek justice. Now, the Governor of Virginia is calling on the University to thoroughly investigate the fraternity. » 11/21/14 12:10pm Today 12:10pm