Men Are Alarmingly Dumb, Science Says

A new study in the British Medical Journal finds that the winners of the Darwin Awards are much more likely to be men, indicating that men may be more inclined to do incredibly dumb shit for virtually no reason. Shocking. Are you feeling faint with surprise? Do you need to have a seat? No? » 12/12/14 9:50am 12/12/14 9:50am

Allen West Slams Middle School LGBT+ Groups as 'Indoctrination'

Former US Representative Allen West (R) has penned what can only be termed as a diatribe against LGBT educators looking to help LGBT and straight students form "Gay Straight Alliance" clubs. And, wow, is it a doozy. » 5/25/14 12:06pm 5/25/14 12:06pm

'Rape Culture' Is Just Drunk College Sluts Lying, Says Major Magazine

Hey gals, gather around for some Real Talk: did you know that America's college rape epidemic is all in our jungle juice-addled slutty imaginations? At least, according to a column posted by US News & World Report, it is. » 10/25/13 4:30pm 10/25/13 4:30pm

Being Stupid Is Not A Choice, So Stop Hating Me For It

Today, Thought Catalog, a blog that serves as a future embarrassment machine for self-absorbed 23-year-olds who don't know any better, ran a post called "Being Privileged Is Not A Choice, So Stop Hating Me For It" (it's just as bad — NAY, WORSE — than it sounds). What follows is the only logically possible response. » 9/23/13 6:10pm 9/23/13 6:10pm

Fox News Troll Returns With a Breathtaking Sequel to the 'War on Men'

Suzanne Venker, she of the insipid Fox News "War on Men" op-ed, is back with some sage advice on "surrendering to your femininity." Is this a Samantha Brick-type deal where she's obviously trolling and we shouldn't be paying her any further attention? Almost definitely. (Also, she admits that she's trying to sell her… » 12/07/12 4:30pm 12/07/12 4:30pm

Arming Yourself for the War on Men You Didn't Even Know You Were…

The gig's up, ladies — Suzanne Venker, niece of doddering antifeminist icon Phyllis Schlafly (Proposed official logo of antifeminism: "WE CAN'T DO IT!" emblazoned across a picture of Schlafly holding a Math book upside down), finally had the courage to tell the world the truth about What's Really Going On: a war on… » 11/26/12 11:50am 11/26/12 11:50am

Will Conservatives Outlaw Birth Control?

Mississippi loves its fetuses, y'all. Mississippi loves them so much that this fall, the state is allowing its voters to decide whether to add a so-called "Personhood Amendment" to its state constitution. » 10/07/11 4:00pm 10/07/11 4:00pm

Drunken Communication: A Primer

As anyone who has gone to college or seen an episode of Jersey Shore can attest, alcohol is a cruel mistress, at best a social lubricant capable of turning an awkward evening to one filled with lively conversation, at worst a life or relationship-ruiner. » 5/22/11 5:27pm 5/22/11 5:27pm

Designers Now Just Overtly Pandering To Pop Stars

While perusing images of the recently concluded fashion weeks in Portugal, Thailand, and China (because that's what normal people do in their free time rather than actually interact with other human beings), I came to a startling realization: while it's always been the case that fashion's had a side to it that seems… » 3/27/11 2:03pm 3/27/11 2:03pm

Banker Who Crows About Severance Package On Facebook Fired Without…

In this Era of the Overshare, it's easy to forget that the internet is not actually a secret clubhouse that your boss can't find. That is, until you get fired for talking shit about your job on the internet. » 11/28/10 4:00pm 11/28/10 4:00pm

Sarah Palin Mistakenly Encourages Glenn Beck Audience To "Support Our…

Considering the fact that this woman's entire career has basically been one big, steaming pile of embarrassing gaffes, I don't think this will affect the blind allegiance her followers feel toward her. Oh, that's just Sarah bein' a fact maverick. » 11/25/10 11:00am 11/25/10 11:00am

Since When Is Hillary Clinton Less Influential Than Sarah Palin?

Hillary Clinton put 18 million cracks in the glass ceiling and then successfully took on the Herculean task of remaking America's world image in the wake of Bush Inc. Apparently, that's just not maverick-y enough for Time. » 4/30/10 5:00pm 4/30/10 5:00pm

PUMA Amy Siskind Thinks Asking Women To Do Their Jobs Is Sexist

Palin-loving, Ms.-hating P.U.M.A. Amy Siskind thinks that Obama is "hiding" Hillary Clinton, telling Senator Gillibrand to keep to her time limit is "silencing" and Sarah Palin is full of win for quitting. Oy. [Daily Beast] » 7/16/09 5:40pm 7/16/09 5:40pm

A Straight-Talk Guide To Sarah Palin's "Fashiongate"

Since the world learned that hypocritical hockey mom heroine Sarah Palin has spent $150 grand of RNC cash at high-end department stores for herself and her family at a crucial point in the campaign — to say nothing of an economic recession — an overwhelming amount of ink, thought and Texas Instruments battery power… » 10/23/08 2:00pm 10/23/08 2:00pm

Rosie O'Donnell Teaches Elisabeth Hasselbeck The Meaning Of Choice

Iraq War agitator and View mother-hen (sorry, Barbara!) Rosie O'Donnell still isn't talking about the Middle East (or Donald Trump!), but she does have lots to say about partial-birth abortion! This morning, after Rosie broached the subject of yesterday's Supreme Court decision, her red-state co-host Elisabeth… » 4/19/07 1:10pm 4/19/07 1:10pm