When Kim Kardashian posted a (censored) nude selfie two days ago, a host of concern-trolling celebrities felt the need to comment, resulting in some A-plus shade and a thoughtful essay from Kim in response. On Wednesday, Amber Rose also jumped in to her defense—specifically regarding a pointed rant from singer…
A pair of Illinois Republicans have co-sponsored a bill that would refuse to issue a birth certificate to any newborn child whose father is not listed. Hello and welcome to the year 1903!
In Pocatello, Idaho, a lunch lady named Dalene Bowden has been fired for giving a hot lunch to a needy 12-year-old student. She was dismissed for “theft.” The meal cost a grand total of $1.70.
Well, here's some serious bullshit in the form of college kid "shenanigans." Hobojacket, a website where you can donate jackets from rival schools to homeless people, was started by MIT students Jin Pan and Cathie Yun one night as a joke. You see, Pan loves to josh with his friends about one day getting rich and…
Melissa Gira Grant is a writer and activist who spoke yesterday at a panel on sex work and feminism at the Civil Liberties and Public Policy's 2010 Reproductive Justice Conference. Before she spoke to them, though, she spoke to me.
It's like a particularly horrible game of would-you-rather: Sarah Palin, media mogul, or Sarah Palin, political figurehead? And do we really have to choose?
Burberry designer Christopher Bailey — a working-class Yorkshire lad — is profiled at length by the New Yorker's Lauren Collins. Bailey is notable not only for overseeing a house that was until recently considered moribund, but for being unusually nice.
The island of Manhattan has the lowest obesity rate in New York state. Following the "enough rope" school of journalism, the Times found some terrible people to greet this news by saying things like: "Look at my cute little triceps!"