There Is Somehow Still Even More Terrible Shit in Brett Kavanaugh's Yearbook

Despite Brett Kavanaugh’s insistence that his high school experience at Georgetown Prep primarily consisted of sports, church, and “being a good friend,” there’s some potentially revealing shit in his high school yearbook. Like, that he was the “Keg City Club” treasurer, whatever that means, and that he “survived the…

White House Alarm System Starts Blaring During News Segment on Rod Rosenstein

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has been a frequent target of presidential vitriol as the Department of Justice official overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and its ties to Donald Trump’s administration. It’s only gotten worse since a report last week

Why Does This Japanese Reality Show Have So Much American Sports Team Gear?

I can’t remember which coworker of mine recommended it. Billy or Giri, I think, but maybe both. But after watching the first episode of Japanese reality show Terrace House, which is basically Japan’s Real World, I was hooked. The show’s appeal is simple: you get to watch young attractive people hang out together in a…

Feminism As a 'Global Solidarity Movement': Leta Hong Fincher on Feminism and #MeToo in China

In 2015, a group of feminist activists in China planned to commemorate International Women’s Day by handing out stickers calling out sexual harassment on subways and buses in cities throughout the country. For several years, they had been engaging in provocative performance art—acts of consciousness-raising that…