This is a saying I’ve always grappled with. One part of me is against any type of labeling, let alone a heavy label to be carried for the rest of your life. We are all so interchangeably dynamic, that to categorize someone into a box forever doesn’t sit well. Another part of me completely agrees with […]
Let me pose a question. Do you think America is better off today then it was in 1989? Some of you may not even have been born yet to remember. But for those of you that were, what say you? You may ask, "well, what made you chose 1989?"...Show More Summary
Here's the thing, right? If that was a white man (or woman) sitting there, someone would have approached them and said, "Excuse me, sir, you can't sit there. That's for employees only." And then they would have directed them to a place where they were allowed to sit. Show More Summary
Lawrence Haddad of CGIAR (formerly Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) invited me to comment on how to strengthen accountability in the fight against malnutrition in the United States. This is a contribution to the Global Nutrition Report, a project chaired by the Governments of Malawi and the UK as an outcome of the 2013 Nutrition for […]
When Johnny Manziel fell to the Dallas Cowboys at No. 16 in the 2014 NFL Draft, everyone thought Jerry Jones would pull the trigger. There may not be a more Jerry Jones type of player than Johnny Football. It was a surprise that he passed on Manziel and picked offensive lineman Zack Martin from Notre Dame. Show More Summary
Never one to stay quiet with her opinions, Farrah Abraham has spoken out against the upcoming reunion season of Teen Mom, of which she won’t be apart. Talking to… READ ON
Piers Morgan may not have a show on CNN anymore, but he still has his Twitter account and its 4.22 million followers. On Tuesday evening, Morgan went on a more impassioned rant than usual over the story of a 9-year-old girl who shot and killed a shooting instructor after she lost control of an Uzi she was learning how to use while on a family vacation in Las Vegas.
“My choices often have gone against probably what people have most wanted to hear out of me.” Matt Sharp tells me this towards the end of our hour-long conversation, which he conducted entirely from the parking lot of a Los Angeles Starbucks. Show More Summary
"Unfortunately, by belly hurts ’cause it’s empty. Yeah, I love feeling like the world is against me."Rap lyrics from Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, AKA L. Jinny.
My Cosmo wants to be as close to me as possible -- all the time. Sometimes when I'm in bed, he keeps scooting closer and closer to me until he's completely plastered against my body. He does it so gradually that I never even notice until...Show More Summary
Say it with me: It’s only the preseason. If you watched the game Sunday night, you saw a struggling first-team offense and a stifling first-team defense against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Arizona Cardinals thought the days of offensive...Show More Summary
Have you been to the beach in the last few years? If so was the only thing you could think about was “Please don’t let that jellyfish touch me! Please don’t let that jellyfish touch me! Please don’t let that jellyfish touch me!”. And was that because of those slimy tentacles that smear venomous pain-inducing [...]Show More Summary
One year ago, Dave Chappelle came up against one of the toughest crowds of his career in the rough-and-tumble town of Hartford, Connecticut. After being showered with a barrage of boos and heckles, Chappelle gave up performing and walked...Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he would fare well against Hillary Clinton in a prospective 2016 matchup by attracting plenty of left-leaning voters leery of Clinton's "gung-ho" hawkish tendencies. In an interview with Meet the Press, Paul says Americans are "coming more and more to where I am," with respect to foreign policy. Show More Summary
"This is an opportunity for me to say we are against the killing of any civilians, any journalists."
Back in June, David Suhor (who calls himself an Agnostic Pagan Pantheist) spoke during an open forum for the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners (in Pensacola, Florida) and argued against the use of religious invocations. Eventually,...Show More Summary
Today in Things That Make Me Want To Scream “CORRELATION DOES NOT EQUAL CAUSATION!” And Beat My Head Against The Wall: Last year, a study out of Michigan State University found that the erotic BDSM trilogy Fifty Shades Of Grey “perpetuates” abusive relationships. Now, another study from the same professor at MSU claims young women who read [...]
A homeless male war vet up on a felony charge of assault is both legally and socially at a huge disadvantage over someone like me. To simply point to his gender as if that confers an advantage is not only deeply inadequate, it’s worryingly reminiscent of fascism.
It's understandable if you're reading this Friday morning, having seen Nick Foles' stat line from Thursday's preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and want to throw your shoe at me (or your laptop, with me in mind). It's true: Foles completed 19-of-29 passes for 179 yards, and did so in a half's worth of work. Show More Summary