5 Republican women senators told us they don’t want a seat on the Judiciary Committee

No Republican woman has ever served on the Senate Judiciary Committee in its 200-year history — a fact that became an embarrassing national story for Republicans during the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings this summer. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell thinks it’s time to diversify, but he’s got a short list of possible candidates. There are

Mexico’ Launches The Drug War On Netflix

Netflix Narcos: Mexico (Netflix) — The most intoxicating season yet of this Netflix hit travels back in time to the beginning of the drug war. Agent Kiki Camarena (Michael Peña) takes on drug kingpin Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo (Diego Luna), and institutional f*ckery is rampant with no happy endings in sight. The Kominsky Method (Netflix)

A Brilliant Compilation of a Very Forthright Stan Lee Insulting DC Comics In Every Possible Way

by Lori Dorn at 4:07 PM on November 16, 2018 When Superman flies, he has no visual means of propulsion. He just goes like this… The late Stan Lee was quite a character who was known to be simultaneously “self-effacing and self-aggrandizing”, never had any trouble letting anyone, anywhere know how he felt about an

The real reason critics talk about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s clothes

It’s no secret that Congress has a pretty rigid dress code. Men have to wear a suit and tie. Women have to keep their shoulders covered on the Senate floor; if they’re wearing slacks, they have to pair them with a suit and jacket. For a new member of Congress, breaking these rules could mean

Classic WarGames Matches You Should Watch Right Now

WWE War Games was one of the best gimmick matches of all time, at least if you ask a fan of old school Southern wrestling. It was Dusty Rhodes’ idea to put two rings side by side, cover them both with one long cage with a roof on it, and then let everybody just beat

Maps: Blue wave wipes away Republicans in Orange County

Orange County, California, has traditionally been a stronghold for the GOP. Not anymore. With the Associated Press declaring on Thursday that Democrat Katie Porter prevailed over Republican Rep. Mimi Walters, and Democrat Gil Cisneros narrowly pulling ahead in a race to replace retiring Republican Rep. Ed Royce as of Friday morning, it appears the blue

This Tweet Shows You What Congress Would Look Like If It Were Emoji

BTW After last week’s midterm elections, there will be a more diverse pool of lawmakers in Congress. The election led to the Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives, and a number of “firsts,” such as the country’s first openly bisexual member of Congress and Massachusetts electing its first Black woman to the country’s

LeBron James’ Infamous Hummer H2 Is Headed To Auction

Getty Image Before he started his professional career en route to becoming arguably the best basketball player ever, LeBron James was a high school phenom who took the American sports world by storm. James was breathtaking at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio, stacking up honors like they were $100 bills. But of

Sculptor Carves an Incredible Portrait of a Man With a Long Flowing Beard Into a Wheel of Parmesan Cheese

by Lori Dorn at 3:26 PM on November 16, 2018 The incredibly talented Italian sculptor Valeriano Fatica who has created amazing carvings out of pumpkins and watermelons, went to work on a wheel of Parmesan cheese that cut like marble. Fatica expertly employed his tools, forming an incredibly detailed portrait of a man with a

Trump Praises Antonin Scalia’s Sex Life at Medal of Freedom Ceremony

President Donald Trump on Friday honored American heroes (and the wife of Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson), in a ceremony for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Trump bestowed the honor—which can be awarded to civilians who have made “meritorious contributions” to the United States—upon Babe Ruth, Elvis Presley, Roger Staubauch, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Miriam Adelson,

Batkid | Know Your Meme

Overview Batkid is the nickname given to Miles Scott, a child cancer patient who ventured across the city of San Francisco dressed as Batman as part of an event orchestrated by the Make-A-Wish Foundation in November of 2013. Background On November 15th, 2013, the Make-A-Wish Foundation produced an event for Miles Scott, a 5-year-old cancer

Teacher Fails Students Who Won’t Do Work and Her School District Fired Her

It seems like there’s an age-old conflict when it comes to school educators, one that Florida teacher Diane Tirado recently learned firsthand.  Some people don’t understand why teachers are always complaining about their salaries (or lack thereof) because “they have it easy.” Others think that educators deserve a ton of more respect, and compensation, than

I Miss When Love Felt Simple

I miss when love felt simple. When love was without thought and without worry. I miss when love felt as natural and as easy as breathing, when everything we did and everything we said was out of love, without having to make it so. I miss when love was not a list of reasons why

Green Book review: how the movie flattens America’s racist history

Green Book almost immediately identifies itself as a surefire hit. A period piece that’s also a road trip movie and a buddy dramedy? Based on a true story? With two strong performances and a heartwarming message about overcoming prejudice? That ends at a Christmas celebration? Sign America up. The film, directed by comedy veteran Peter

Sour Patch Kids Cereal is Coming—And It’s Dividing People Online

In America’s continuing quest to figure out how many weird things we can put into our body, Post is set to release a Sour Patch Kids cereal the day after Christmas. Although neither Post nor Sour Patch Kids have an official press release for on their respective websites, The official Sour Patch Kids Facebook page

Did George R.R. Martin Confirm Popular ‘Game Of Thrones’ Theory?

George R.R. Martin recently published… no, it’s not The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring. Sorry. But it’s something nearly as good: Fire & Blood, which is like The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, if Edward Gibbon wrote about dragons. To promote the detailed history of the Targaryens,

Ed Scarry’s Ocasio-Cortez Coat Tweet

About Ed Scarry’s Ocasio-Cortez Coat Tweet refers to a tweet made by author and conservative columnist for the Washington Examiner Eddie Scarry in which he posted a candid, from-behind picture of recently-elected congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Ocasio-Cortez had recently made news by being unable to afford a Washington D.C. apartment until she began receiving her congresswoman’s

Cute and Clever Thanksgiving Captions for Your Holiday Instagrams

Is it even Turkey Day if you don’t take a dinner-time selfie with your bountiful meal? Thanksgiving is all about family, good food, and getting all dressed up to go nowhere other than your living room.  It’s also a great day to scroll through the ‘gram and vicariously live through friends’ delicious family meals, while

Minimals, A Brilliant 3D Animation Utilizing Primary Shapes to Form Sculptural Animals in Constant Motion

by Lori Dorn at 2:41 PM on November 16, 2018 Designer, visual artist and director Lucas Zanotto has created “Minimals”, a brilliant 3D animation that employs the most basic of primary shapes to form adorably sculptural animals that are in constant motion. The sounds of these animals were designed by David Kamp. We previously wrote