On Thursday evening, New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon was speaking at a church on Manhattan’s Upper West Side where Debora Vasquez-Barrios, an undocumented immigrant, is taking sanctuary after ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) officers threatened to deport her. Vasquez-Barrios, who has two small…
2018 hasn’t really taught me lessons so much as affirmed every one of my cynicisms, however I must admit I’ve learned one thing: Going to the movies is free.
Just last month ABC cancelled Roseanne after a racist tweet published by Roseanne Barr, a notorious bigot, sparked torrents of criticism. But on Thursday the network announced that it’s going ahead with a Roseanne spinoff in which the show’s namesake will not appear (per Deadline, she also won’t have any financial or…
On Wednesday, The Guardian reported that New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern, the first pregnant world leader in almost 30 years, arrived at Auckland hospital to give birth to her first child, according to a statement from Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford.
Why does Hollywood keep handing out film adaptations of Roald Dahl children’s books like they’re candy on Halloween? Oh well, I suppose in this franchise and remake-obsessed film industry there’s room for one more The Witches.
On a Hollywood Reporter podcast episode that aired this Tuesday, Jimmy Fallon was asked about that time when, a couple months before the 2016 presidential election, he interviewed obvious menace to humanity Donald Trump in a jovial manner. Remember how he playfully ruffled the badly mangled dog toy that sits atop the…
The house where iconic singer and activist Nina Simone was born in 1933, in North Carolina, was granted protection by the National Trust for Historic Preservation on Tuesday.
Amid the anti-immigration horrors occurring daily at the border and across America, Apple has decided to order a eight-episode, half-hour anthology series called Little America. The series creators are Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani, who also wrote The Big Sick.
Approximately one month after they started dating, reports are circulating that Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have begun the arduous (yet not, I suppose, with unlimited funds) task of purchasing furniture, probably for a shared domicile. Yet this is not strange, since a week ago the two became engaged. Feels very…
You know who probably has some underwhelming, stingy, and plain dumb ideas about the #MeToo movement? (I mean, aside from that guy on Twitter, the one you went on a date with last week, the one who sits next to you at work, and the one muttering to himself in audible proximity to you?) If you guessed Harvey…
Argentina’s Congress took its first, historic step toward legalizing abortion on Thursday, when the lower house of Congress approved, by a narrow margin, a bill that would permit women to obtain a legal abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.
So much of news is just shitty patterns that persist, rendering them baffling predictable, so without further ado….
On Wednesday, a former member of Penn State University’s Beta Theta Pi chapter, pled guilty to charges stemming from the death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza following a hazing ritual in February 2017.
An upsetting, enraging, just galling immigration story was reported from McAllen, Texas on Wednesday.
Sources at the White House—a great place to work for ten days, a year tops—told CBS on Wednesday that press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (this lady) is planning to leave her position by the end of the year. The same report had it that principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah is also considering leaving his post.
Tiffany Haddish has seemingly confirmed twas actress Sanaa Lathan who bit Beyoncé, as many had previously speculated.
Comedy Central is reportedly teaming up with the creators of the website Reductress to create a new talk show called The Reductress Hour, which will tackle news about women’s issues in a satirical tone. Yes, I feel very “meta” writing this in the small hours of the morning!
Scammers gonna scam.