How Global Sporting Events Run On Bribes & Help Dictators

Soccer: it’s the sport the rest of the world calls “football”, despite how loud America yells otherwise. It’s also the global obsession that peaks every 4 years with a World Cup. This year’s Cup is about to start in Russia. 2026’s Cup is about to get awarded to the United States and Canada and Mexico, maybe. And everyone is abuzz about which of the perennial contenders (minus Italy, minus the Netherlands) will win it all. That passion for the game means big crowds, big glory, and big money. But did you know it also created the world’s most brazen white…

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6 Underreported Reasons Why The NRA Is Just The Worst

With AR-15s in the news because of [insert this week’s horribly depressing reason here], there’s a chance you might be feeling rather peeved at the organization making sure guns are plentiful and easy to purchase in America, the National Rifle Association. But regardless of your politics, you’ve got to give the NRA some credit for their skill at hiding horrifying stories that would kill any other organization. Their feats range from preventing any real attempts at studying firearm violence to, well … The Miraculous Cat That Survived THREE Shipwrecks The new argument is that silencers could help prevent hearing loss…

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‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Is Getting A Sequel

You probably knew that your favorite movie to watch on E! all the time was a book first. Now, writer gives us the sequel we all deserve, i.e., one that doesn’t focus on Andrea. I mean, can any of us shake the imagery of that character portrayed by Anne Hathaway in one horrible cerulean sweater? I think not. So anyway, the book, out June 5, 2018, centers on the real star of the show, Emily. It’s called . TBH, that title is on brand enough for any betch to pick up as her 2018 beach read without even knowing it…

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5 Things I’m Fine With My Daughter Getting Suspended Over

My junior high experience was like living through a neocon reboot of Lord Of The Flies. Teenaged boys rampaged through the hallways, waving their tiny naked dicks and setting fires while we girls sat through lectures, preparing for an anxiety-ridden, people-pleasing life of genetic inferiority. So you can’t imagine the relief I felt when I found out the school my daughter was going to was one of those modern ones where sacrificing both pigs and fellow students was frowned upon. Until I realized that because of the strictness of those rules, my daughter was going to be the one getting…

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