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Why Are We Still Watching America's Next Top Model? An Investigation

When I first set out to investigate why an intelligent person like myself continues to watch a goofy program like America’s Next Top Model, I knew the obvious reason was that it’s dumb, fun TV. But there has to be more. While watching the previous season, there was a point—several points—when I vowed to put my foot… » 8/20/15 3:00pm 8/20/15 3:00pm

Wow, People on Fox News Sure Seem to Respect Women a Lot

Do you enjoy torturing yourself? Then please enjoy this Media Matters supercut of sexism on Fox News. It’s six excruciating minutes of crap like “feminized atmosphere” and “scatterbrained” and “cave man” and “turning our men into fools and villains.” Warning: this ride may not be suitable for those with heart trouble,… » 8/19/15 2:55pm 8/19/15 2:55pm

Is the New Lady Chatterley's Lover Adaption Borderline Pornographic? God, We Hope So.

The BBC is making a new adaptation of Lady Chatterley’s Lover, starring Robb from Game of Thrones—okay, fine, Richard Madden—as the titular lover/gamekeeper Oliver Mellors. Critics are divided whether it “borders on porn” or not. Look, calendars fill up fast for the fall so let’s pull together a consensus, fellas. » 8/18/15 3:00pm 8/18/15 3:00pm

Trevor Noah's Ass Takes Over Jon Stewart's Seat in Daily Show Promo

Hello, here’s a teaser for Trevor Noah’s upcoming gig hosting The Daily Show. It’s a beautiful slow motion promo soundtracked by Kanye West’s “Power.” The Trevor Noah era is upon us starting on September 28, when he officially inherits the desk of Jon Stewart. “Same chair, different ass,” according to the promo. » 8/18/15 2:00pm 8/18/15 2:00pm

Is Pretty Little Liars, on ABC Family, One of TV's Most Progressive Shows?

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Last night’s finale of Pretty Little Liars made the biggest reveal in show history. We finally know who has been terrorizing the Liars since Mona was sent to Radley mental institution at the end of Season 2; additionally, the mysterious figure is a transgender woman and not a single character on the show batted an… » 8/12/15 4:39pm 8/12/15 4:39pm