Pooping Is Gross and So Are These Quilted Northern Commercials

I understand that everybody poops. I am fully aware that it’s a biological necessity. I will even admit that there’s something sort of beautiful and miraculous about having a body that, after evolving for millions of years, has figured out how to process food into fuel as well as rid itself of the remaining waste. But… » 5/12/15 3:10pm 5/12/15 3:10pm

David Brooks on Freddie Gray: 'Not on the Path to Upward Mobility'

David Brooks, one of the world’s preeminent professional bloviators, is an expert on just about everything: How to Fight Anti-Semitism, for one (“deterrence and force, at the level of fear”), and also Goodness and Power (“Of course, private morality is not enough. You have to know how to react to unprincipled people… » 5/01/15 12:40pm 5/01/15 12:40pm

Drew Magary Won Chopped Last Night And It’s A Goddamn National Disgrace

So imagine my surprise when I logged onto Deadspin last night and found that serial child abuser Drew Magary was participating on Chopped. That due to some combination of threatening the producers with a kitchen knife and Shibbolethian fecal rituals, he had managed to convince them that he knew how to cook a piece of… » 4/08/15 12:00pm 4/08/15 12:00pm

Hey, Get A Load Of This Evil Doctor

The Washington Post has a profile today of Dr. Jack Wolfson, an Arizona cardiologist and holistic medicine, uh, doer or whatever, who's made something of a name for himself by providing a flimsy, fraudulent rime of expertish cover to the reprehensible, morally criminal anti-vaccination crowd in the U.S. It's really… » 1/30/15 6:27pm 1/30/15 6:27pm

Stay-At-Home Mom Would Like Other Stay-at-Home Moms to Shut Up

This Just In: From deep inside enemy lines, proof that the Dumb Mommy Wars rage on in the hearts and homes of women in spite of our best efforts to move on. Today, a stay-at-home mother speaking from an unknown location forcefully advises other SAHMs to, and I quote, "Shut up and love your life." The charge: Unchecked… » 10/15/14 5:10pm 10/15/14 5:10pm

Get Pissed: You're Still Paying More Than Men Do for Deodorant

Dear Faceless Overcharged Everywoman: Did you know you are still paying as much as 30 cents more per stick of deodorant than a man "version" for no good reason, when, if anything, a dude's deodorant needs more of the anti-pit stink stuff in it? Seems fair, huh? And don't get me started on what you're squandering on… » 8/12/14 11:10am 8/12/14 11:10am

'IDGAF What You Think' Is Your New Feminist Battle Cry

Every day across the lands women write valiantly and cool-headedly about feminist issues with facts, impassioned arguments, research, and insight. They chronicle the daily abuses and setbacks, the advancements and breakthroughs. Then, on some days, they rest get really fucking pissed. And it is glorious. » 7/18/14 2:15pm 7/18/14 2:15pm

Calm Down, Angry Men, It'll All Be Okay, Says Comedian Chris Gethard

Chris Gethard (Broad City, Conan, The Office) made a charming little video rant taking on one of the internet's sweatiest armpits: the bitter, woman-hating, misplaced rage factory known as the "Manosphere." Gethard manages to address those baby toads with a lot more patience and compassion than I could manage (perhaps… » 6/12/14 7:00pm 6/12/14 7:00pm

Cosmo's Guide To Sex In Cars Actually Ruins Having Sex In Cars

Cosmopolitan Magazine is a popular woman's magazine that's known for employing sex columnists who are aliens and only understand human mating behavior through crudely-translated text descriptions sent by space-fax. That's why no one should be shocked at the content of their guide to sex in cars. But you'll be a little… » 3/25/14 2:29pm 3/25/14 2:29pm