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Ted Cruz Drops Out Following Trump Win in Indiana

18 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Ted Cruz has officially ended his bid for the White House, following Trump’s victory in the Indiana primary. Across Twitter, a nation mourns: Read more...

Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston Had a Dance-Off at the Met Ball

18 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

On Monday, as the Met Ball devolved into its usual bacchanal of somebodies and nobodies getting drunk while dressed to the nines, Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston became entangled in what some websites are referring to as a “dance-off,” but what I—for accuracy purposes—will call the “Dance of Wealthy Snakes.” Read more...

New Virtual Reality Film Invites Viewers to 'Immerse' Themselves in Anne Frank's Life

19 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Of all the destinations on Earth, of all the destinations throughout history to which the cinematic dazzle of virtual reality could potentially transport us, we seem to have landed here, in Amsterdam at...Anne Frank’s house. Do you hear that? It’s the sound of Good Taste sighing heavily. Read more...

Katy Perry Would Like Her Eyebrows Back

19 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

In today’s Tweet Beat, Katy Perry either wants her old or new eyebrows back, Lady Gaga is also back and John Krasinski does some light reading. Read more...

Amazon Cuts a Deal for Julian Fellowes' Latest Adventure in Costume Porn 

19 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Summer approaches, so you’ll want to get line up a costume drama for the nights after the novelty of warm weather wears off and you’ll stay inside binge-watching instead. So it’s convenient that Amazon just cut a deal to stream Doctor Thorne, the latest from Downton Abbey’s Julian Fellowes. Read more...

Don't Worry, Women Writers, It Doesn't Matter If You're '500 Pounds & Really Hard to Look At' 

An ill-advised gotcha quote has been circulating since this Entertainment Weekly piece about big advances for debut authors went up Monday afternoon. The piece was supposed to be about how the occasional enormous first-time paycheck is earned on the strength of the writing, purely, as in: Read more...

My Least Favorite A Cappella Group Covered My Favorite A Cappella Song & I'm So Mad

Despite what our resident a cappella expert Ellie Shechet will have you believe , I am not a unilateral hater of a cappellas—only the corny ones. A song I listen to at least three to eight times a year, for instance, is the a cappella...Show More Summary

Jalopnik These Outdated Car Buying Myths Are Costing You Money | Vitals How Melatonin Helps You Slee

Jalopnik These Outdated Car Buying Myths Are Costing You Money | Vitals How Melatonin Helps You Sleep | io9 The Writer of Dragonball Evolution Offers a Sincere Apology to Fans | Kotaku Indie Shooter Alien Wasteland Hit With Cease And Desist By Wasteland 2 Devs | Read more...

Yale's Chapter of SAE Known for 'White Girls Only' Incident Breaks Ties With National Organization

On Tuesday afternooon, Yale University’s chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity announced that it would dissociate from its national organization and would henceforth be known as “Leo,” reports the Yale Daily News. Read more....

Jennifer Hudson on Her Tonys Snub: 'I Was Used For My Celebrity. Not My Talent'

Nominations for the Tony Awards, the Tony Awards of awards shows, were announced Tuesday morning, and boy is everyone the theatre world, the theatre world of worlds, in a tizzy over Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton breaking the record for number given to a single production. Show More Summary

Women Cleaned Up at This Year's James Beard Awards 

The restaurant industry has a reputation as a tough one for women, and thanks in part to media coverage and all those chef shows featuring men yelling, it’s got a fairly macho image. But last night at the prestigious James Beard Awards, lots of the trophies went to women. Read more...

Fidel Castro's Grandson Is Rumored to Be Walking in Chanel's Runway Show in Cuba Tonight

According to Fashionista, various Spanish language outlets are reporting that Tony Castro, grandson of Fidel, will walk in Chanel’s Cruise collection show in Cuba’s El Paseo Del Prado today at 6:30 p.m. EST. There is so much going on in that sentence! Read more...

McDonald's Is Testing Garlic Fries, Fuck

For a limited time, a select few McDonald’s locations will test a dish called “Gilroy Garlic Fries”—fries that are tossed with garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, and salt. Fun fact: my number one turn-on is having those ingredients whispered in my ear. Read more...

Watch the Man From LBJ's Landmark Ad 'Confessions of a Republican' Discuss the Current State of the GOP

On Monday night’s episode of her show, Rachel Maddow excitedly introduced a man named Bill Bogert, the star of “Confessions of a Republican,” a famous, 4-minute political ad produced in 1964 for Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidential campaign. Show More Summary

Apparent Transphobic Subway Hate Crime Caught on Video

A trans woman named Pearl Love says she was assaulted and threatened last Thursday on the 4 train by a woman who also shouted slurs in reference to Love’s gender identity and race. Love captured part of the incident and uploaded it to...Show More Summary

Amber Rose Gets Her Chance to Host a Talk Show, Thanks to Dr. Phil

Amber Rose will soon be hosting a weekly talk show on Vh1 and—yes, you guessed it exactly—it’ll be produced by Dr. Phil’s company. Read more...

The Gore and Ecstasy of the 19th Century Wax Woman

While sculpture and the study of anatomy have always worked in tandem, models of the human—specifically female—form took a specific turn during the 1800s, when anatomical wax sculptures of women’s bodies became a source of public curiosity and entertainment. A model of this kind was called an “anatomical Venus.” Read more...

Met Gala Lesson: Never Ask Celebs About 'Creativity'  

At Monday night’s Met Gala red carpet, Vogue contributing editor André Leon Talley completed his new annual task of interviewing—or, more accurately, shouting compliments at—attending celebrities. Read more...

The Kardashians Knew About Rob and Blac Chyna For Weeks Before We Did

We’ve made it to Season 12, dolls. A season that, for once, seems to promise answers, bombshells and whodunits. With the return of Robert Kardashian and former Laker Lamar Odom, it’s beginning to feel a lot like 2010. There’s a lot to dive into so I won’t keep you waiting. Welcome back and #LEGGO. Read more...

The 'Forced Heroism' of the Way We Use 'Survivor' 

In a thoughtful piece at the New York Times Magazine, Parul Sehgal considers the word “survivor,” and particularly its relatively recent use to describe those who have experienced sexual assault. Sehgal persuasively argues that the term...Show More Summary

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