If You Dress Like a Cute Dog, Maybe the Cops Won't Shoot You?

Police brutality is a widespread problem in America and it's no secret that some of us are more emotional about cops mistreating animals than people. The Daily Show took that paradigm and skewered our 'save the animals but kill the people' mentality with a furry solution. Fancy a dog costume? It could save your life,… » 11/11/14 10:50am 11/11/14 10:50am

Ann Patchett Would Like to Clarify That She is Not Married to Her Dog

Despite a recent, glorious typo in the New York Times' Sunday Book Review suggesting otherwise, novelist Ann Patchett would like everyone to know that she is not married to, or in any kind of non-platonic relationship with, her dog Sparky. (She is also not wedded to Rose, her other pup, seen in the photo above.) From… » 11/03/14 5:50pm 11/03/14 5:50pm

Adorable Drawings of Dog Breeds, Grouped By Their Place of Origin

Dog breeds can be a complicated subject, but, for better or worse, humans have been doing it for a long time. Breeds are not only instantly recognizable, the popular imagination has also tended to give dogs the same stereotypes of their nation of origin. But how many breeds and their homes can you actually name? » 9/26/14 11:31am 9/26/14 11:31am

​I Watched the Only Rom Com I Refused to Watch

I'll watch any romantic comedy. The ones that make it into theaters (Baggage Claim). The ones that air on television (Beauty and the Briefcase). The ones that never really make it to either medium, languishing on DVD or VHS or whatever format we're touting to document things permanently but without notice these days.… » 9/06/14 2:00pm 9/06/14 2:00pm