School Board Member to Female Colleague: 'The Only Thing You Know is Laying on Your Back'

Welcome to Big Time Small-Time Dicks, a new regular column on The Slot that explores local politicians, small-town scandals and everything else making life miserable on a local level. Know a small time person who is a big time dick we should feature? Email us.
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Watch This Woman Devour a 4.5 Pound Steak in Under 3 Minutes

Good news, everyone: women have finally gnawed our way through the meat ceiling. Specifically, competitive eater Molly Schuyler has set a new world record after consuming an entire 72 oz. steak in under three minutes. The previous record, held by some dude, was 6 minutes and 48 seconds. GIRL POWER. » 1/09/14 5:30pm 1/09/14 5:30pm

Make It Rain on These Incredible Pole Dancing Dudes

The Facebook video that this is sourced from describes this as "pole dancing level 999," but I don't know if what these Mallakhamb athletes are doing could really be described so easily. Not to say that pole dancers aren't athletes in their own right because — dayum — that shit takes incredible strength (even… » 4/10/13 5:20pm 4/10/13 5:20pm

Woman Manages to Sing All of the Year's Biggest Pop Songs Without Being Totally Insufferable

There are so many reasons why this video of YouTube singer Tasia Ann Thomas should be annoying — she's alone in her bedroom, singing to a webcam, wearing a cropped denim vest over another crop top and she opens with a song by fun. — and yet somehow she pulls the whole thing off and makes us like her. » 12/28/12 6:35pm 12/28/12 6:35pm

Didion's New Blue Nights Is Elegiac But Unsatisfying

There are some writers who enter our consciousness at just the right time and remain firmly lodged there for life, affecting, like a penny in a drinking fountain, the taste of everything that comes after. I am speaking primarily of the books one reads between about the ages of 17 and 20. Whether classics or assigned… » 11/04/11 12:40pm 11/04/11 12:40pm

The Fascinating Story of the Conjoined Hensel Twins

If you haven't already met 21-year-old conjoined twins, Brittany and Abby Hensel, prepare to be inspired. Despite being conjoined in such a way that eliminates the possibility of separation, and thus having to live as one person, the girls have two very different personalities and are clearly two very different… » 3/16/11 1:25pm 3/16/11 1:25pm