'Live From New York, a Racist Piece of Shit!': Protesters Greet Donald Trump Outside Saturday Night Live 

Late Saturday night, enlarged pee-spattered Sno-Cone and presidential candidate Donald Trump will take the stage to host Saturday Night Live. Protesters from a coalition of Latino groups gathered outside the Trump Tower this evening and marched south to 30 Rockefeller Center to express their displeasure, some carrying… »11/07/15 10:47pm11/07/15 10:47pm

NBC Ignores Protesters Calling for Them to Dump Donald Trump as Saturday Night Live Host 

A broad coalition of Latino groups delivered a petition with thousands of signatures to NBC’s headquarters at 30 Rock last night, calling on them to remove Donald Trump as this host of Saturday Night Live. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is also pissed, as is a group promising $5,000 to anyone in the SNL audience… »11/05/15 8:52am11/05/15 8:52am

Slutwalking With Amber Rose Was Everything I'd Dreamed It Would Be

There were not nearly enough sluts at Amber Rose’s Slutwalk in Los Angeles on Saturday. The event had 15,000 registrants but the crowd felt more the size of a high school dance. I decided to ask some unnecessary cops milling around how many people they thought were in the crowd. One cop said 500. One cop said 300. One… »10/05/15 1:30pm10/05/15 1:30pm

Texas Pastor Pleads Guilty to Yelling Anti-Gay Nonsense at Supreme Court 

A self-described pastor who tried to drown out President Obama’s second inauguration with shouting has pleaded guilty to trying to drown out the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling with shouting. He faces up to one year in prison. That will probably not deter him from future shouting. »9/29/15 9:31am9/29/15 9:31am

Angry Mob Attacks Hipster Cereal Cafe in Protest Against Gentrification

Anti-gentrification activists calling themselves the “Fuck Parade,” toting torches, buckets of paint, and pig head masks on spikes, attacked a cereal cafe in London on Saturday night. The owners of the Cereal Killer Cafe said their staff and customers had to “barricade themselves” inside while the protesters wrote… »9/28/15 11:20am9/28/15 11:20am

Vivienne Westwood Glamorously Rides Tank to Protest Fracking

Vivienne Westwood made an unforgettable entrance when she arrived at the home of British Prime Minister David Cameron to protest fracking. Escorted by people in camouflage gear, the fashion designer rolled up in a white armored personnel carrier to join other protesters who wore gas masks. “We are here to poison the… »9/13/15 3:30pm9/13/15 3:30pm

Kendrick Lamar's 'Alright' Is Our Song of the Summer

A bright spot on an otherwise bleak album, Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” instantly feels necessary. Besides being the most celebratory jam on To Pimp a Butterfly, it’s a modern-day liberation anthem. It’s that first salvational gasp after nearly drowning. Yet, for such a happy song, “Alright” is innately sad. By design,… »8/13/15 11:28am8/13/15 11:28am

Man Remains in Critical Condition After Being Shot by Ferguson Police 

An 18-year-old man, tentatively identified as Tyrone Harris Jr., remains in “critical, unstable” condition after being shot by police during a demonstration in Ferguson, Missouri last night. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said Harris wasn’t a demonstrator but a “criminal” who fired on officers first. Harris… »8/10/15 9:25am8/10/15 9:25am

Bigots Are Already So Mad About Dan Savage's Mild-Looking Sitcom

The exceptionally handwringy Media Research Center—a conservative organization devoted to being professionally shocked, just shocked—is already exceptionally upset about The Real O’Neals, a forthcoming ABC show loosely based on sex columnist Dan Savage’s childhood. I’m sorry: sex columnist and “pro-gay bully Dan… »5/14/15 5:10pm5/14/15 5:10pm

Valdosta State Cancels Classes Due to U.S. Flag Protest

In light of the recent tension escalating over a scheduled American flag protest, Valdosta State University has cancelled all classes and business operations for Friday, April 24. The “Flags Over VSU” rally was organized as a response to last week’s incident when Michelle Manhart disrupted a group of black VSU… »4/23/15 9:00pm4/23/15 9:00pm

Playboy Model Detained for Snatching Flag From Black Students' Protest

Michelle Manhart, a former staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force who left the military after posing in uniform for Playboy, was detained by university police at Valdosta State University in Georgia after snatching away an American flag from a group of black students. The students were standing on the flag as a… »4/20/15 10:50am4/20/15 10:50am