Because white privilege doesn't exist in the minds of privileged white people, check out today's end-of-day links: 'Simpsons' marathon overload, the rent is still too damn high, goat science, Russian kittens, walking fish, Nazi pasta, and puppy sits on cat. Show More Summary
Idris Elba is a damn fine actor, and we hate to reduce our coverage of him to something as silly as what may or may not be swinging between his legs. Oh who are we kidding, let’s examine the evidence. Earlier this month some highly suggestive photos made the internet rounds, showing what appears to […]
Jimmy McMillan, the prodigiously bearded spirit animal of New York City, is running for governor of New York again. Read more...
Mayor Bill de Blasio, who probably had to balance the budget of his own household more recently than our previous mayor, is aware that the cost of broadband in the city is too damn high. The mayor made that abundantly clear today inShow More Summary
In just two short weeks my son will start high school, a momentous event in his young life, the beginning of his journey to adulthood. He plays football and plans to be a wrestler this season. Thirty-three years ago when I started high school (GO PURGOLDERS!), my parents did not have to pay any fees for me to attend school. Show More Summary
At a London apartment the rent is too damn high, and the ceiling is too damn low.
A filmmaker can have all the production value in the world, but it's not worth a damn if your actors think they're starring in a high school play. That's exactly what seems to be happening in this trailer for Outcast from Arclight Films. Show More Summary
The Rent is Too Damn High, Part 2 Image courtesy of PriceEconomics.com Hold onto your butts, a new study on San Francisco's rental market (yes another one) reveals the city's newest most expensive neighborhoods. Priceonomics went pretty...Show More Summary
Police in the Chinese city of Shenzhen are apparently sick and damn tired of drivers leaving their high beams on and blinding everyone in their path.
The rent is too damn high in the Bay Area. I’m sure many families in the Bay Area utter this on a monthly basis as they send their rental checks to their landlords. The median rent in the Bay Area hit $3,200 in the first quarter of this year. The booming tech industry has been […]
More Americans than ever before are unable to afford rent. Here's a look at why the rent is too damn high and what can be done about it. Part of the problem has to do with simple supply and demand. Millions of Americans lost their homes during the foreclosure crisis, and many of those folks flooded into the rental market. Show More Summary
I am just about out of patience with academic departments putting up endless idiot arguments about open access. Bottom line: we pay you good money out of the public purse to do highly desirable job where you get to work on what you love — jobs that have tens or dozens of candidates for every […]
Politic365 editor-in-chief Kristal High, left, with US Rep. Bobby Rush and another telecom advocate. Photo via Flickr user CongressmanBobbyRush Have you ever read the comment section of a blog post or news article and thought, Damn,Show More Summary
There are so many painful and damning moments in Molly Crabapple's understated new piece for Vice, "Slaves of Happiness Island: Abu Dhabi and the Dark Side of High Art." Yes, the Guggenheim and the Louvre are being built on the backs of abused workers. Show More Summary
Commercial rents in San Francisco have soared 75 percent in the past three years, meaning that some businesses are choosing to buy their office space. The Yves Béhar-led branding agency fuseproject recently inked a deal on the distinctively graffitoed 20,625-square-foot...
DH Jess Spear, candidate for the state house in Seattle's 43rd District, argues: "If private companies won’t build affordable housing, then society has an obligation to meet that need." Rents are skyrocketing across the city. It's not...Show More Summary
When ya see a guy the size of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson … one obvious question pops in your head, but whatever you do -- do NOT ask it out loud … as our camera guy learned. The Rock -- so damn huge he's playing "Hercules" -- was in...
Here’s a life hack for the suicidally brave. A husband fed up with his wife’s diminished libido recently decided to keep a spreadsheet of all of the excuses she gave for not having sex. He then emailed her the damning litany to highlight just how often she had knocked back his sexual advances. Show More Summary
If you looked at the £200 alpha and £100 premium beta price tag for Elite: Dangerous and thought, wow, that's pretty damn expensive, you're not alone. Frontier boss David Braben recently explained the price points to Eurogamer. "We've taken flak for it," Braben said. Show More Summary
Has it already been a year since Capital Cities released debut album In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery and were riding high on the charts with “Safe And Sound”? Damn, time flies in the land of pop. The L.A.-based duo hit up The Late Show With David Letterman last night to perform their latest single... More »