Here's the First Girl Meets World Cast Photo! (But WHERE'S FEENY?)

I feel like nobody cares about Girl Meets World—the long-awaited Boy Meets World spin-off—as much as I do, but I'm going to MAKE YOU PEOPLE CARE if it's the last thing I do. The show, which premieres this summer, will chronicle the life of Cory and Topanga's daughter as she bops around her middle school and,… » 4/02/14 8:00pm 4/02/14 8:00pm

Vladimir Putin's Alleged Mistress Carried Olympic Flame Into Stadium

So far, the Sochi Olympics have been Russia as fuck. Last night, Bob Costas apologetically explained that he was wearing glasses because when he arrived in Sochi he contracted a mysterious eye infection. Then, he was forced to say "Pussy Riot," which was hilarious. But today, toward the end of the Games' opening… » 2/07/14 4:15pm 2/07/14 4:15pm

Broadway Stars Find the Funny in Russia’s Anti-Gay Propaganda Law

Now that Vladimir Putin has banned all the pesky "homosexual propaganda," Broadway shows in Russia will have to make some serious revisions or go on permanent vacation (to Siberia, forevsies). Sounds like a great opportunity for Broadway stars like Michael Urie, Andrew Rannells, Laura Benanti, and Jonathan Groffto make… » 1/26/14 4:30pm 1/26/14 4:30pm

"Leave the Children in Peace," Says Vladimir Putin to Gays

Vladimir Putin should probably stop talking about gay people. In an interview today, the Russian president aimed to downplay fears that gay men and women will be in danger during the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, but instead he might have done the opposite. » 1/19/14 3:59pm 1/19/14 3:59pm

Putin Asks Incoming Gays to Kindly Leave Russia's Children Alone

Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to be more GAY friendly, OK? Since, it's like, a global thing to be inclusive and the Winter Olympics are beginning soon in his country, Putin announced to the GAYS that they will be fine in Russia. Just as long as they leave the children alone, because as we all know the GAYS » 1/17/14 2:50pm 1/17/14 2:50pm

Ian McKellen and 27 Nobel Laureates Protest Russia's Gay Rights Record

Sir Ian McKellen recently took some time out from charming escapades with best bro Patrick Stewart for a very serious cause. He's collaborated with his friend, Nobel-winning chemist Sir Harry Kroto, on an open letter to Vladimir Putin, calling for the repeal of Russia's law against "homosexual propaganda." » 1/14/14 10:40am 1/14/14 10:40am

‘Why Should We Be Afraid?’: Our Skype Session With Pussy Riot's Katia

We recently spoke with Pussy Riot's Yekaterina “Katia” Samutsevich about her philosophical influences, sexism in activism, and the meaning behind the punk feminist collective's purposefully shocking name. Here are some highlights, culled from the questions you asked. (Side note: her Skype name is a play on "ass to… » 7/18/13 4:00pm 7/18/13 4:00pm

'Fucking Sexist, Leave the Hole Alone': Pussy Riot's Got a New Video

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Russian feminist punk activists Pussy Riot have a new song and video out today, titled "In a Red Prison." In it, they continue their harsh criticism of Putin and his allies in a very typically Pussy Riot manner: dancing in neon dresses and balaclavas on top of oil pipelines and rigs while shouting things like… » 7/16/13 2:20pm 7/16/13 2:20pm

Aww: Vladimir Putin is Getting Divorced

The many, many rumors are true: Reuters reports that everyone's favorite shirtless Russian president is getting divorced from his wife Lyudmila after 30 years of wedded bliss. No word yet on when we'll get some more photos of their mysterious daughters. Perhaps now the floodgates will open and a secretive family past… » 6/06/13 6:45pm 6/06/13 6:45pm

Freed Pussy Riot Member Katia Will Be Taking Your Questions

Here's your chance to ask Yekaterina “Katia” Samutsevich — one of the three members of Russian feminist punk collective Pussy Riot who were jailed on "hooliganism" charges for performing a "punk prayer" against Vladimir Putin on the altar of Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral — anything you want. » 6/06/13 5:45pm 6/06/13 5:45pm

Lesley Stahl Has a Hard Time Saying 'Pussy' During 60 Minutes Interview…

One of the women from Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot is living in hiding after she escaped prosecution for protesting Vladimir Putin on the altar of Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral; last night she spoke with Lesley Stahl on 60 Minutes while in disguise, wearing a balaklava, the group's trademark mask. She… » 3/25/13 12:30pm 3/25/13 12:30pm

Russians Take Part in a ‘March Against Scoundrels’ to Protest Adoption …

When the Russian Parliament in its infinite pettiness decided to use orphans to settle a score or two with the United States and ban the adoption of Russian children by American families, most people registered a level of indignation somewhere between, "Sigh, the world can be cruel" and, "Jesus, Russian Parliament — do… » 1/13/13 5:00pm 1/13/13 5:00pm