In a Tense Moment That Did Not Go at All Well, CPAC Finally Addressed #MeToo

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD—The “#UsToo: Left Out by the Left”—one of the few CPAC panels dedicated to women—came near the end of the three-day conference. The conference had already thinned out, half of the press had packed up, and even Sebastian Gorka had driven away in his black Mustang covered with American flags while…

Doritos to Launch a Softer Chip for Women, But What About for Those of Us Who Want to Chew on Glass?

Men consume chips with a vigor reserved for those who have never feared for their safety on an open-air bridge; who have never thought their right to vote could be revoked as a clerical error because they got too shouty in the SoHo Apple store; who don’t know what it feels like to scream at their skin until it absorbs…

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Issa Rae on Insecure's New Season and Getting Snubbed by the Emmys 

I first met Issa Rae in 2011 shortly after her web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, wrapped its first irreverent season. Though we’d never met, we laughed like old friends about everything from dating in L.A. to Idris Elba’s unstoppable swag. At the time, I didn’t know Rae was on the verge of stardom—I…