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Trump Now Asking His Billionaire Mar-a-Lago Buddies If He Should Do Something About Gun Control

One of the most fun parts of Trump being president is how much influence uninformed billionaires have over life-or-death matters like healthcare, foreign policy, the environment, immigration, taxes, social services—you name it, rich people who don’t really give a shit control it. Much of that influence comes from…

Words Cannot Begin To Describe The Horror Of Fergie's All-Star Game National Anthem

Something insane and terrible happened before tonight’s NBA All-Star Game. No one will ever be able to explain it to my satisfaction. Even in the context of the NBA’s disastrous, shriekingly awkward pregame nightmare, Fergie’s national anthem was an absolute abomination. A goose being strangled in your living room…

Woman Accused Of Unplugging Fiancé’s Kayak Says She Was 'Just At the Wrong Place At the Wrong Time'

Angelika Graswald, the 37-year-old Poughkeepsie woman who was sentenced to prison after she admitted to fatally tampering with her fiancé’s kayak, still claims she didn’t try to kill him. “I was just at the wrong place at the wrong time, bottom line,” she told the New York Times in an interview on Friday. “I was in…

Effective Right Now Immediately, Adam Rippon Is Assuming His Rightful Place on NBC

NBC couldn’t even wait four more years to offer figure skater Adam Rippon the Olympic commenter’s post for which he was destined, and the network has hired him to stick around in Pyeongchang! Doing something, I dunno, “working across various platforms,” according to NBC spokesperson Greg Hughes, but who cares! They…

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School Shooting Survivors Call For a March on Washington as Trump Blames and Exploits Them

It took less than 24 hours for Republican lawmakers to rush to the defense of AR-15s after a 19-year-old killed 17 people with an AR-15 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday. On Thursday, Marco Rubio–who has received $3.3 million from the NRA as of October, according to the New York Times–said on the…

Every Politician Bought By the NRA Needs to Hear This Florida Student’s Speech

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Emma Gonzalez, who took shelter in an auditorium while 19–year–old Nikolas Cruz gunned down her classmates, friends, and colleagues, has a message for President Donald Trump and the nation’s lawmakers: Stop accepting money from the National Rifle Association and do something…

Saturday Night Social: Adam Rippon Will Sashay, But In My Heart, Shantay

There are two kinds of winners in this life: there’s the kind who wins by quads with triple-toe loops. And then there’s the kind who summons his soul from his mortal flesh to perform a men’s free skate program so tender and graceful that, when Johnny Weir says in hushed voiceover–“he’s portraying a bird with a broken…

Butthurt Ex-Google Employee Who Wrote the Anti-Feelings Diversity Memo Lost His Labor Relations Challenge

The very smart Google employee who concluded that people with balls have more “drive”–and then circulated that conclusion in a 3,000 word thesis in an internal company network–has lost his National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) challenge arguing that Google violated labor laws for firing him in August. Bloomberg reports