How Racism Is Driving New York City's Gentrification

With the snow finally thawed and spring officially in full gear, New York is back in the swing of things and residents are remembering why they endure five months of tundra bullshit and exorbitant rent to live in (maybe) the greatest city in the world. Now that spirits are high again, it seems like a good time to look… »5/12/15 4:10pm5/12/15 4:10pm

School District Pulls 'Was the Holocaust a Hoax?' Research Assignment

California's Rialto School District, north of San Bernardino, has announced that they're officially striking an assignment from the 8th grade curriculum that asked students to argue "whether or not you believe this was an actual event in history, or merely a political scheme created to influence public emotion and… »5/06/14 5:45pm5/06/14 5:45pm

Like Your Racist Aunt, Hobby Lobby Loves Crafts, Isn't Wild About Jews

We already know that ric-rac n' hot glue purveyor Hobby Lobby is totally not down with its female employees using birth control because Jesus Is Watching You Fuck. But here's another reason to not buy your crafting supplies there: they're also not wild about Jews. Hobby Lobby: basically, your anti-Semitic,… »10/03/13 5:40pm10/03/13 5:40pm

And Now, a Batshit Anti-Semitic Attempt to Certify One's Ethnic Purity

If the entire planet isn't throwing the galaxy's stankiest collective side-eye at Hungary right now, we've got some fucked-up priorities. It seems that in the midst of ongoing ethnic violence and anti-Semitic tensions, and in the lead-up to local elections, an unnamed Hungarian far-right parliament minister hired a… »6/13/12 2:10pm6/13/12 2:10pm

Ron Paul Actually Thought Those Racist Newsletters Were OK, After All

Even though Ron Paul's racist newsletters were published with Ron Paul's name on them and written in the first person, and even though Ron Paul has been filmed discussing his newsletters (which were terribly racist, anti-Semitic, and weird) in an interview, the GOP Presidential hopeful has disavowed knowledge of the… »1/27/12 5:40pm1/27/12 5:40pm

Ron Paul Not A Bigot, Just A Chronically Uncool Dude Who Hates Spanish Speakers

Now that everyone's talking about those racist newsletters Ron Paul sent around in the 1990's, people are starting to wonder if perhaps the guy who sounds like he has a lot of negative thoughts about black people might be a little bit racist. Not true, says a former longtime staffer of the Presidential candidate; Ron… »12/27/11 5:00pm12/27/11 5:00pm

In Tough Economic Times, Americans Turn To Anti-Semitism

The recession is making absolutely everything awful. Adults are being driven back into their mother's basements and Americans are pumping themselves full of Home Depot silicone to get the fuller asses they require. Now the Anti-Defamation League reports that 15% of the country is still deeply anti-Semitic, and that… »11/04/11 3:20pm11/04/11 3:20pm

People Seem To Think John Galliano's Perfume Smells Like Anti-Semitism

John Galliano's perfume Parlez Moi D'Amour launched in Europe and the Middle East with a snazzy Taylor Momsen-infused ad campaign last year — and was supposed to go on sale in the U.S. this spring. But then came racism. The company wouldn't give precise figures or name names, but some German and U.K. stores have not… »6/17/11 1:00pm6/17/11 1:00pm

Here Is Emmanuelle Alt's First Cover Of Vogue Paris

Emmanuelle Alt's first cover of Vogue Paris is out! It features Gisele Bündchen, as previously reported, wearing a white lace Dolce & Gabbana dress. The photographers are Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. Overall this is kind of pretty but boring — but we are interested to see whatever Vogue Paris means by that… »3/11/11 12:05pm3/11/11 12:05pm

John Galliano's Lawyer Would Like You To Know He Is Jewish, Okay?

The designer who so memorably told two strangers, "I love Hitler. People like you would be dead. Your mothers, your forefathers, you'd all be fucking gassed," may be at an undisclosed location, receiving treatment for alcoholism, but his French lawyer has oh so very many things to say on the record to Israeli news… »3/10/11 3:33pm3/10/11 3:33pm