Turns Out Writing Gay Romance Is More Complicated Than Just Plagiarizing Straight Romances

Stephenie Meyer recently demonstrated that taking one of your old novels and “rewriting” it as a gender-bent retelling can be a lucrative way to appeal to one’s fans. But what if the story that you’re writing up isn’t yours to begin with? A romance novelist specializing in gay fiction has just been uncovered as a… »10/29/15 3:35pm10/29/15 3:35pm


Forget Plagiarism: Preserve Is So Badly Written It's Insulting

Earlier this week, Blake Lively's Preserve posted an ode to the antebellum Southern belle, worthy of a teen circa 1915 who just loved all the pretty dresses in Birth of a Nation. Turns out part of the paean looks a lot like an article from Examiner.com. We checked the rest of the site and found another damning… »10/16/14 2:30pm10/16/14 2:30pm

Rachel Maddow Basically Tells Rand Paul to Fucking Grow Up Already

Last night on her show, Rachel Maddow addressed Rand Paul's comments from over the weekend when the Senator, while talking to George Stephanopoulos on ABC's This Week, expressed a desire to duel Maddow over her recent claims that Paul plagiarized large parts of his books and speeches from Wikipedia and other sources.… »11/05/13 12:00pm11/05/13 12:00pm

Tami Taylor Confirms That Women of Friday Night Lights Would Hate Mitt Romney

Connie Britton, who Friday Night Lights fans will know forever and ever and ever as Tami Taylor, has caught wind of the gross co-opting of the phrase "Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't lose." by Mitt Romney's kleptomarketing squadron. And she's got some strong words for Romney: the women of Dillon, Texas would find Mr.… »10/29/12 11:35am10/29/12 11:35am