Here's Torres Covering Garbage's 'Special' in Advance of Their Joint Tour 

Garbage’s self-titled debut came out 20 years ago—wanna feel old??—and, to celebrate, the band just reissued Garbage with a bunch of remixes and B-sides (“G-sides,” they’re saying), and in the upcoming month they’re going on a “20 Years Queer” tour, supported in North America by grunge mystic singer-songwriter… »10/02/15 12:50pm10/02/15 12:50pm

Terrible California 'Kill-Gays' Initiative Officially Deemed Terrible

Until the evening of June 23, California lawmakers were actually being asked to address something called the Sodomite Suppression Act, which advocated for the killing “by bullets to the head or by any other convenient method” of anyone who participated in any kind of gay sex. But, as we don’t live in an… »6/23/15 10:30pm6/23/15 10:30pm

How to Tell the Difference Between a Hot Take and a Good Idea

The internet is a reliable source of nothing so much as simultaneous self-aggrandizement and humiliation, and the latest entry in the struggle saga has been generously provided by BuzzFeed. Yesterday, the respected hub for longform journalism drew some withering skepticism from our sibling GMO-shilling chocolate blog,… »4/10/15 5:30pm4/10/15 5:30pm

The Clothes People Searched For This Year Sucked

Ebay has compiled a list of its most searched, most purchased fashion of 2014 and the top results do not bode well for the state of global ambition. You could almost predict it, but they were: overalls and yoga pants, reinforcing the notion that fashion went to complete shit this year and everyone gave the hell up. »12/31/14 2:10pm12/31/14 2:10pm

Romeo Rose Is Throwing a Racist, Pro-Rape Tantrum on Twitter Right Now

Ugh, I'm so conflicted about whether or not to pay attention to Romeo Rose. Like, dude's obviously got major probs and it's tough to justify piling on the the bewildered, but then he'll drop a 20-minute tirade about how interracial dating is literally bestial gorilla-sex and I couldn't give a fuck about his feelings… »11/07/13 7:45pm11/07/13 7:45pm

Vindication! Science Says a Messy Workspace Means a More Creative Mind

Oh my god, I love it so much when science flatters my insecurities and validates my flaws! Yeah, medicine, space travel, blah blah blah, whatever, but TELL ME MORE ABOUT HOW MY DIRTY DISHES MEAN I'M LITERALLY VINCENT VAN GOGH. New research out of the University of Minnesota has found that a messy workspace sometimes… »8/16/13 4:00pm8/16/13 4:00pm

Garbage’s Shirley Manson Describes an Awkward Run-In with Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Aura’

Shirley Manson, lead singer of the pride of Madison, Wisc., Garbage, recently had a tête-à-tête with actress/comedian Aisha Tyler on Tyler's podcast Girl on Guy, offering some insight into her first band, what famous people are supposed to smell like, how cruel the press can be, and Jennifer Lopez's effulgence. »10/02/12 10:25pm10/02/12 10:25pm

BINge Eating: When You Eat The Garbage You've Tried To Throw Out

With the release of the Sex and the City movie only one month away, I've been thinking a lot about the cultural significance of the show that so many women seem to think they relate to. While I always liked it, I still hated so many aspects about it, particularly Carrie. I never connected with her character, nor would… »4/28/08 2:30pm4/28/08 2:30pm