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The Only Problematic Thing About the New Ghostbusters Is Its Awful New Theme Song

We’ve had to sit through months of sexist Ghostbusters fanboys in a full-blown outrage woody because the new Ghostbusters is comprised of four very capable, very funny women instead of men. The mommy-fear was palpable there, and perhaps a plant, because even despite Missy Elliott, the real thing Ghostbusters fans have…

Watch Michelle Obama's SXSW Chat With Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah, Promoting Education for Girls

“This Is For My Girls” takes on an insurgent double meaning when FLOTUS drops it: a benefit song for her homegirls, featuring her homegirls—people like Missy, Janelle Monáe, Kelly Rowland, Kelly Clarkson, Zendaya and Diane Warren (who wrote it, clearly)—it’s dropping today in tandem with her SXSW talk. It’s also meant…

Sex And Dead Children: Every FCC Viewer Complaint About The Super Bowl

As we do every year, we recently submitted a FOIA request to the FCC for all the complaints it received from viewers upset by something aired at the Super Bowl. There were 34 of them, ranging from disgust toward the Katy Perry/Missy Elliott halftime show, offense at commercials that featured sex or profanity, and…

The Little Girl From the Missy Elliott Videos Still Dancing to Missy

In lieu of taking her rightful place next to the queen Missy Elliott during the most recent Super Bowl halftime show, Alyson Stoner—formerly the beloved tiny B-girl from the "Gossip Folks" and "Work It" videos—got back in that red tracksuit, called some friends and went to work. She's still great to watch, as are (of…

Missy Elliott Is Joining Katy Perry in the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Since Katy Perry announced she was booked for the Super Bowl's halftime show, rumors have abounded about a special secret guest. Who would show? Some had it pegged at Perry's pal Rihanna, but logically that would never fly—badgal would most certainly hold out for her own damn Super Bowl halftime. But now we know for…

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