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Ryan Gosling Scrawls Daughter Esme’s Name On His Knuckles

Oh look, it’s hottest DILF alive, Ryan Gosling, making a rare appearance in public grabbing lunch in LA today. And what’s that I see? In addition to his perfectly worn T-shirt (that collar is stretched just so), hoodie and leather jacket, the Gos is rocking a few faint letters on his knuckles, spelling out the […]

Ann Coulter Cast In “Sharknado 3? As Only Thing Scarier Than Sharknado

We’ve seen “Alien vs. Predator,” “Godzilla vs. Mothra,” “Billy the Kid vs. Dracula” (real thing!) and “Rudolph and Frostie’s Christmas In July,” but no horror team-up before has ever matched the sheer terror that will be… Ann Coulter vs. Sharknado. No. Seriously. This is not a drill. This is real. “Sharknado 3? is happening, and […]

PoC News in America

Everything happens when you have limited internet access for a week. We’ll get to the disaster that was the Oscars after some news. Major General Linda L. Singh becomes the first woman and first African-American to lead the Maryland National Guard. Following the Chelsea incident, where soccer fans used racist chants, this sign was posted … Continue reading PoC News in America

Of Course Redditors Are Whining About The Site’s Revenge Porn Rule

You may have heard about Reddit’s new take-down policy, which states the following: No matter who you are, if a photograph, video, or digital image of you in a state of nudity, sexual excitement, or engaged in any act of sexual conduct, is posted or linked to on reddit without your permission, it is prohibited […]

“Walking Dead” Town For Sale On Ebay

Hey! Are you super into “The Walking Dead”? Do you have a spare $680,000? Well then, how would you like to own pretty much the entire town of Grantville, Georgia, where some of the scenes in season three of the show were filmed? Because that is now a possibility! Nine buildings comprising the main commercial […]

New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×13, “Darkness Over the Edge of Town”

Guess what, all! Once Upon a Time is back, and it's as much of a trainwreck as ever. Ursula is breaking into the Forbidden Fortress, and she runs into Maleficent. The two start fighting over why Maleficent sent for Ursula, but Cruella de Vil's dobermans interrupt them. Show More Summary

Decoding Your Dude Based On His First Date Suggestion

First dates are a little bit amazing. The excitement! The butterflies! The fun of getting all dressed up! But they’re also a little bit stressful… The uncertainty, the awkward silences, the hassle of getting all dressed up. I would wager that a large major of the anxiety associated with a first date comes from how many questions […]

The Paid Version Of Tinder Is Rumored To Launch Today

It’s been rumored for months now that Tinder would transition to a freemium model, with its basic app still being free to anyone with a smartphone, and TechCrunch is now reporting that the paid upgrade to the app, officially dubbed Tinder Plus, will be rolling out today. Tinder Plus will cost $9.99 a month (though screenshots […]

Shia LaBeouf Has A Rat Tail, Everyone Go Home Now

Presented without comment, because really, what is there to say? [Photos: Fame/Flynet]

News in Asia

Hello friends! This week's edition will be quick links as I'm dealing with a sick puppy. This article in The Guardian is an excerpt from a book about drone warfare. (Trigger warnings for death and violence.) Avijit Roy, a Bangladeshi-American blogger who was an atheist and outspoken in his opposition to religious extremism, was killed this … Continue reading News in Asia

Make It Work: If You Are Sick, Please Stay Home

Offices are nothing more than tiny incubators for illness. They are warm, windowless, unventilated breeding grounds for that gross-ass cold you've been dragging around all weekend, like a giant bag of dirty laundry, ready to explode into something much worse and spread everywhere it can.

Lunchtime Poll: What Are You Reading?

I'm between books and could use some ideas. What are you reading right now?

Bill Clinton’s National Portrait Includes A Spiteful Lewinsky Reference

You know what they say: hell hath no fury like a presidential national portrait painter who strongly condemns your extramarital affair. Good ol’ boy William Jefferson Clinton learned this the hard way however, after Philadelphia painter Nelson Shanks revealed this week that his 2006 portrait of Clinton includes a multi-layered reference to the Monica Lewinsky […]

Wanderlust: I May Be Smitten, But I Will Not Be Your Educator

I’ve written before about “distancing myself From white people” to avoid being constantly subjected to racial and cultural insensitivity. After years of dealing with well-meaning, but often ill-informed or inexperienced Whites, the emotional turmoil had taken its toll and I simply wanted to avoid feelings of discomfort, disappointment and even anger. I concluded that the […]

Carly Rae Jepsen’s New Single Is Decidedly Uncomplicated

Carly Rae Jepsen’s new song, “I Really Like You,” has a chorus that proclaims — in case the title hadn’t made it clear enough — “I really really really really really really like you.” Profound. Nothing wrong with getting straight to the point! The only problem is that it is painfully reminiscent of the “Song That Gets […]

Child Molesting Minnesota Cult Leader Arrested In Brazil

Over the weekend, Brazillian authorities arrested Victor Arden Barnard, a former “minister” who thought he was Jesus, and has been wanted in the United States on 59 charges of sexual misconduct, after having molested at least two girls from the ages of 12 and 13 onwards. He is currently being held and awaiting extradition. Via NBC […]

The Only Interesting Thing About DressGate Is That Humans Can’t Necessarily See Blue

No matter how many scientific explanations I read about THE DRESS last Friday, nothing made it feel any less inexplicable or mystifying –  until I read about how human beings may not necessarily be able to see blue on our own. Blue might be a sort of psychological phenomenon. That has put that ugly-ass dress […]

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