It’s honesty week at Gawker Media, and if there’s one thing we’ve learned here, it’s this: Never forget not to not NOT judge a book by its cover. Inspired by BuzzFeed, we’ve put together a list of the most wrong and cruel things people think based on our appearances.
On Tuesday, a cardboard box full of old bibles named Ted Cruz reminded America that he isn’t one of those radical “New Yorkers” who believes in “science.”
Love is patient; love is kind. It does not envy; it does not boast; it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, and always…
On Thursday, leading GOP presidential candidate and retired pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson compared scared children and parents seeking asylum in the United States to rabid dogs, which is not the kind of compassion I would expect a former pediatric neurosurgeon to have.
In the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December, NRA head Wayne LaPierre famously quipped that the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. I guess no one told Antoinette Tuff, who just yesterday prevented a standoff with a gunman from turning into another…
Virginia-based tattoo artist Charon Henning travels around the country in a vintage trailer with her husband, doing the Renaissance Faire and festival circuit and impressing the crowds by performing her signature stunt—the sword swallow.