Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi takes a stand to deny a lesbian couple the right to divorce. read more
Love her or hate her, Lady Gaga has been an extremely vocal supporter of the LGBT community from virtually day one, so much so that she's even pissed off the Russian government with her support. (Yes, Madonna has done so,...
After Taylor Swift's album leaked online today ahead of schedule, we came to the important editorial conclusion it would be a disservice to our readers if we didn't review her latest offering. What follows is a transcript of the live...Show More Summary
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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi takes a stand to deny a lesbian couple the right to divorce. Contributor: Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez read more
Imagine if we were all as happy as this adorable porcupine, enjoying the seasonal harvest with this much gusto. (You really need to wait until he takes his first bite—the sounds he makes are amazing). This video was posted to YouTube...Show More Summary
What is the famous song “Strange Fruit,” by Abel Meeropol, a New York Jewish communist schoolteacher, and most famously performed by Billie Holiday, the immensely influential and important black singer, about? Lynching. It’s about lynching. It’s about whites lynching black people in the US South. See how easy that was? Very few words. Here’s what […]
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation today gave a master class in calm, credible breaking-news reporting. Also Read: Kevin Vickers, Canada's Badass National Hero, Is a Portrait of Humility Anchored by the unflappable Peter Mansbridge,...Show More Summary
I've been making a real effort to be better at Twitter lately. I've been tweeting more, striking a conversational tone, and trying to "just be myself," like people who know more about Twitter than me told me to. So I was thrilled this week when my follower count zoomed up from 3,030 to 3,066 over the course of just a few days. Show More Summary
The following narrative was posted on the MUFON CMS on 1/27/2011. The incident started on 1/10/2011. I posted it here on 'Phantoms & Monsters' soon after it occurred. This is quite an odd report...I'm posting here only because of the 'strangeness' associated with it. Show More Summary
Ben Bradlee, the legendary Washington Post editor, who led the paper during its Watergate era and turned it into a national and global reporting powerhouse, died on Tuesday at the age of 93. "I don't mean to sound arrogant, but we are in a holy profession," Bradlee once said. He was the Post's executive editor from 1968 to 1991. RIP.
President Barack Obama was in Chicago on Monday to cast an early vote for the midterm elections. He did so while standing next to fellow voter Aia Cooper. Cooper's boyfriend, who was also standing nearby, issued a remarkable warning to the president: "Mr. Show More Summary
NeoGeofanatic shreds a rockin’ new version of Michael Sembello’s cheesetastic classic Maniac from the 1983 film Flashdance. We’re picturing Jennifer Beals welding and pouring a huge bucket of water over herself – not at the same tim...
The Supreme Court bars cameras from televising its oral arguments, with the only window into the minds of justices being lame audio recordings paired with awkward illustrations. No one wants to watch that. John Oliver has a brilliant alternative: Dogs. Show More Summary
Unwound No Energy Numero Group Part three of Numero Group's stellar Unwound retrospective picks up with the 1995 album The Future of What, followed by 1996's Repetition, and includes eight singles sides and some previously unreleased recordings. Show More Summary
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Sallie Ford Slap Back Vanguard Raucous, profane, and unapologetic, Sallie Ford relishes playing the provocateur. On the exhilarating Slap Back, the Portland, Oregon-based singer-songwriter debuts her new all-female backing band, sounding like the early, badass Elvis Costello who fronted the Attractions. Show More Summary
Ford’s CEO Mark Fields said that Ford could build a ‘Tesla Model S’-like vehicle if it wanted to. Mobile ford tesla model s Tesla Ford Focus Electric electric cars
Filmmakers Dawn Logsdon and Lucie Faulknor share a never-before-seen interview read more
The Hand That Feeds JUBILEE FILMS At the beginning of The Hand That Feeds, Mahoma López, an undocumented Mexican immigrant, records a coworker counting out the $290 he's just received for a 60-hour workweek in a deli on New York City's ritzy Upper East Side. Show More Summary