Chloe Dykstra Talks Harassment After Chris Hardwick Essay: 'I Considered Ending It'

Three months after Chloe Dykstra published a harrowing essay on Medium detailing a years-long, emotionally, physically and sexually abusive relationship with “a mildly successful podcaster to a powerhouse CEO of his own company,” later revealed to be AMC’s Talking Dead host Chris Hardwick, the actor has granted Time…

The Best Value In Kitchen Thermometers Is Even Cheaper Than Usual Today

ThermoWorks’ ThermoPop is the less expensive and ever-so-slightly slower little brother of our readers’ favorite meat thermometer, and the company is offering a very rare deal on it today when you buy two or more. Just add at least two to your cart, and you’ll get them for $20 each, down from its usual $34. These make…

The Brutal, Incredibly Personal Gun Politics of the Florida Governor's Race 

ORLANDO, FLORIDA — Orlando is dotted with lakes and splashy roadside attractions—Disney World, Gatorland, the intensely strange evangelical theme park Holy Land Experience—but on a recent weekday morning, the weirdest sideshow in town was just east of downtown, at an upscale biker bar. Upstairs, next to a huddle of…

Lifetime Will Stage Live Wedding Broadcasts Organized by David Freaking Tutera

Lifetime has bagged David Tutera—whom you will likely recognize from his show on their competitor network, WE TV; and a major reality TV celebrity to me, somebody who spent the mid-2010s absolutely obsessed with his schtick—for an “eight-part reality event series.” Directly into my veins, thanks!

Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses—and What Happened Was Profound

When humans take the drug MDMA, versions of which are known as molly or ecstasy, they commonly feel very happy, extraverted, and particularly interested in physical touch. A group of scientists recently wondered whether this drug might have a similar effect on other species—specifically, octopuses, which are seemingly…

Meet the Man Who's Making Life Shit for Immigrants That's NOT Named Stephen Miller

It’s often the architects of our nation’s monstrous immigration policies (cough Stephen Miller cough) who are the subject of dramatic news headlines and the target of our much-deserved vitriol. But, as a new Politico profile of Lee Francis Cissna, the director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, reminds us,…