Claire Foy on The Crown Wage Gap: 'There Was a Big, Fat Dirty Secret Nobody Was Talking About' 

Claire Foy never wanted her role on Netflix’s The Crown to be remembered as an example of wage discrimination, but she didn’t have much choice. She says that after two years of working on the show, she was “deeply hurt” to discover the “big, fat, dirty secret” that her co-star/supporting character Matt Smith was…

Some Nobody Pissed Away $558,000 and Is Now the Sophisticated Owner of World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine 

Yesterday, a very rich and very important person let it be known to the world that it is now socially acceptable to taste the sweet flavor of a $10,000 sip of liquid, marinate for a few fleeting seconds in its expensive soupéon, swish it around on your tongue as it seeps into your bloodstream, pass it through your…

Simone Biles Takes New U.S.A. Gymnastics Leader to Task for Anti-Kaepernick Stance

While Olympic gold medalists like Simone Biles continue to elevate U.S.A. Gymnastics to new heights with world record-breaking feats, it seems that the organization’s leadership can not get its most base-level shit together. On Friday, the organization appointed former Republican congresswoman and gymnast Mary Bono to…

Death Toll From Hurricane Michael Is Now at Least 18, and Expected to Keep Rising

The death toll from Hurricane Michael, an unprecedented storm which slammed into the Florida Panhandle near Mexico Beach at Category 4 strength last week, is expected to rise from the latest count of 18 across the states of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia as search-and-rescue teams scour devastated…

Saturday Night Social: Meow Like an Otter, Dance Like a Goat

The news cycle is a fickle beast, but there are a few constants in blogging: periodically checking to see how Twitter’s feeling; New York Times push notifications indicating that the world’s ending; consequently stress-JUULing a lot because it’s right there sticking out of the USB thing (do not do this, seriously, I…

We regret to inform you that America is now at war with The View

Like an unemployed, daytime TV-addicted 25-year-old with a Joy Behar fetish, the American government has now expressed some uncomfortably strong opinions about The View. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders took aim at the long-running ABC chat show last night, when she expressed umbrage on Twitter at a comment…