A federal district court ruled today that trans teen Gavin Grimm can use the boy’s bathroom at Gloucester High School in Virginia. The school board had initially ordered Grimm to use the women’s room or unisex facilities, but in a lawsuit filed on Grimm’s behalf, the ACLU argued that was a violation of the Constitution... Read more »
Twin Peaks fever is high ahead of the show’s return next year, so there’s no better time for Twin Peaks FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About a Place Both Wonderful and Strange. The book is a damn fine tribute to the show and the movie, full of amazing facts, trivia, and some intriguing insights into the show’s many lingering questions. Read more...
Here's Denver Broncos superstar DeMarcus Ware performing Prince's "Purple Rain" with his old high school band... and it's pretty damn good. Ware reconnected with Mirage -- an R&B group he joined as a teenager -- for a special performance…
Many metros are seeing affordable listings drop as well We’re tired of hearing that the rent is too damn high across every major rental market in the country. It's a reality that many of us are experiencing first hand, and have comeShow More Summary
A Helena High School student in Montana is my new shero, because she didn’t only Free The Nipple, she freed the whole damn boob.
This is a first world problems post, but just because those problems are meaningless, that don’t make them go away. There was muted rejoicing in the white collar salt mines of big New York City law firms yesterday, when Cravath, Swaine and Moore announced it was raising first year associate salaries from $160,000 to $180,000. […]
I have fond memories of going with my friends to a sketchy-ass LAN cafe the year after graduating high school. We'd play Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for hours, then go eat some surprisingly good Pad Thai, and then go back to not having jobs and wondering what our futures would bring. Show More Summary
Hint: City living is extremely pricy. “The rent is too damn high.” Former New York City mayoral candidate Jimmy McMillan may have been thinking of the Big Apple when he named his fleeting but dearly departed political party, but thanks to a new study from financial data analysis firm SmartAsset, the entire country has a new rallying cry. Show More Summary
Like a lot of people, I read Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged in college, which is probably the worst damned time I could have done so. It was Freshman year, and like everybody else, I was still caught up in the high of being (what we called) free for the first time: Free to skip classes [...]Show More Summary
According to this map, in most of the country, the rent IS too damn high! Click for an interactive graphic. Source: Wonkblog The post % of income to rent two-bedroom appeared first on The Big Picture.
The rent has been too damn high in NYC nigh going on at least a decade now, so it's starting to feel a bit performative when people are that shocked at our increasingly unfeasible real estate market. And yet, there are still momentsShow More Summary
For real, the rent is TOO DAMN HIGH.
A high ranking female executive at one of the nation's biggest banks brought a wallop of a suit against her employer recently, alleging, among other things, a "subordinate 'bro's club' of all-male sycophants." It's a damning set of allegations against a professional industry that has already lost a lot of......
Rent in cities nationwide isn’t insane; it’s the logical result of economic forces and a failure to build enough low-cost housing If you’ve spent any time in the last few years searching for an apartment in the United States, you’ve likely come to the conclusion that current prices are, in a word, unprecedented. Show More Summary
Rents in the Bay Area are rising so fast that the Oakland City Council voted last month to impose a 90-day moratorium on rent increases, an emergency ordinance intended to counter the city’s second straight year of double-digit rent growth. Show More Summary
Yesterday we decided as a staff which starter Pokemon were best and which were worst and I decided, personally, that my friends and colleagues were a bunch of jabronis who do things like rank Froakie too low, rank Piplup too high, and...Show More Summary
Critics blame the service for gentrification, displacement, and the rising cost of housing.
Ultimatums be damned! Rory and Logan have finally gotten back together... on social media. Filming for the highly anticipated "Gilmore Girls" revival is already underway and, protip, the unlikely source for some of the best behind-the-scenes-scoop...Show More Summary
Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, of course a Republican, thinks the problem with student loan debt is that those damned college students just have too high expectations for their standard of living, and that's why they're drowning in debt. If they didn't take out so much damned money to live high on the hog, then they wouldn't be so far in debt. Show More Summary
PACER is no one's favorite database. Sure, the Public Access to Court Electronic Records service gives you online access to federal court documents, saving you the hassle of calling a courier or heading down to a courthouse yourself. But the service is not particularly user-friendly, intuitive, or functional. The......