Why Does the Felicity Jones Movie About Ruth Bader Ginsburg Look Like a Bad Made-For-TV Romcom?

By now I should be used to the sad, sour feeling left by films about triumphant, powerful women that were conceived when Hillary Clinton’s ascension to the presidency was all but inevitable (see Battle of the Sexes, The Post, and Confirmation), but the first trailer for the Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic On the Basis of…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Better Things to Do Than Attend Trump's State of the Union

Tonight, President Donald Trump will stand in front of many people and TV cameras to bare his teeth and say some words about the state of our union. If I’m being polite, it will be interesting; if I’m being rude, it’s going to be a fucking disaster. Perhaps recognizing these truths, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is sitting this…

The Supreme Court's Three Female Justices Are Fighting Tooth and Nail for Reproductive Rights 

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt, a challenge to Texas’s HB2, a wide-ranging bill whose purpose is largely to regulate abortion providers into non-existence. From requiring clinics to abide by the same building codes as a surgical center, to requiring physicians to have admitting…

Loopy Conspiracist Alex Jones Thinks Justice Scalia Was Murdered (Because His 'Gut' Told Him So)

Noted conspiracy theorist, Illuminati-believer, racist and “lovable” anti-Semite Alex Jones has made yet another grab for the spotlight. After reports of the passing of conservative U.S. Supreme Justice Antonin Scalia on February 13, the founder of the site InfoWars.com said he believes that Scalia was murdered in a…