Charlie Gard, the Tragic Baby Who Melted Trumps Cold Heart

July 5, 2017

President Donald Trump took a break from tweeting Reddit memes on Monday to weigh in on the case of Londons Charlie Gard, offering his help to a terminally ill baby at the center of a protracted legal battle over whether the 10-month-olds life support should be withdrawn against his parents wishes. The case has inspired sympathy and donations from people around the globe and sparked a debate over parents versus…

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The Day My Marriage Died

July 2, 2017

ShareTweet Eleven and a half yearsthats how long it lasted. Eleven and half years of marriage and then gone. It ended in death, though nobody died. Just the marriage. I sayjust, but it is a death as much as any person. When she told me she was finished it was like a knock at the door from the police chaplainutter shock, not real, numbness, anger, fear. Lots of fear. Or…

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7 New Dating Apps To Try Out If Your Love Life Is Feeling Bleak As Ever

July 2, 2017

Summer is notoriously known as uncuffing season. The weather gets hot, you wear less clothing, and couples, for some reason, feel the need to break up. What is it with 90-degree weather and people deciding they’re not in love anymore? Hookup season is also at its highest around this time, but so is your competition on dating apps. It can be rough out there.Every time I go to a pool…

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7 Queer Celebrities Doing Great Things For The LGBTQ+ Community

June 19, 2017

Celebrities can be known for many things, whether their iconic roles, wonderful films, or even the occasional scandal. Othersuse their fame more proactively, becoming household names known for theiradvocacy work and commitment to equality, along with their artistic talent. With June acting as Pride Month, many are out celebrating, volunteering, and figuring out all possible angles tohelp those we know in the LGBTQ+ community. Luckily, we have plenty of queer…

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6 Ways To Feel Like A Celebrity When You Are Actually Basic AF

June 19, 2017

Ah, celebrities. Theyre so crazy constantly doing things that look uncomfortable, irrational, unsafe, and meaningless, just because they can. I totally get it and I would, too. I have this theory that part of why we love terrible reality TV shows that feature young, beautiful, and often stupid people is because deep down we get to feel like them tan, gorgeous, rich if only for half an hour. So, how…

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Lorde’s stunning new album proves young people need space to make mistakes

June 17, 2017

The world has missed Lorde. The New Zealand pop singer(real name: Ella Marija Lani Yelich-OConnor) rocketed to global superstardom at age 16 when she released her debut album, Pure Heroine, and its chart-topping single, Royals, in 2013. Since then, shes largely evaded the public eye, taking a break from touring and releasing sporadic updates about her second album, Melodrama. Upon first listen, its easy to see why she waited so…

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50 Possible Signs You May Have Colonial Mentality

June 10, 2017

Liam Desic / unsplash As a Filipina, Ive frequently struggled checking myself for signs of colonial mentality. The attitude is rooted so deep in my mind that sometimes I dont realize Im committing it. If youre a woke Pinoy (or any other colonized race for that matter), you can relate to how challenging it can be to maintain the right amount of national pride so that it doesnt become blind…

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18 Insanely Smart Celebs That Graduated From Ivy League Colleges

Ah, college. How I miss thee and your disgusting dorm rooms. I went to Penn State, and let me tell you, when I say we had disgusting dorm rooms, I freakin mean it. Im talking pee-on-the-walls-of-the-elevators-in-the-freshman-dorm-buildings disgusting. But you know what schools dont have disgusting dorm rooms? Ivy Leagues. And you know whos not a celebrity but likes to pretend she is? Me. Unsurprisingly, there are lots of celebrities who…

May 28, 2017
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Bill Maher: The Indisputable Godfather of Political Late-Night

Bill Maher delivered the first late-night television monologue of Donald Trumps presidency. Bounding onto the stage at his Los Angeles studio Friday night, the Real Time host blew his cheering audience a kiss and told the many fans watching live on HBO, It happened. It really happened. We Americans have a new leader: Vladimir Putin. Maher prides himself on his ability to get out ahead of his competitorshe was also…

May 21, 2017
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Nicki Minaj Finally Comes for Remy Ma, With Help from Drake and Lil Wayne

In the hip-hop world, not all beef is created equal. There are gradations of drama, with bad blood ranging from a nasty tweet to a decade-long turf war between two feuding labels. And when it comes to the art of the diss track, theres a difference between coming for someone directly and shading the hell out of them (if you dont know what shade is, take two hours to watch…

May 20, 2017
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Kim Kardashian and Emily Ratajkowskis Nude Bathroom Pic Sets Internet Ablaze

In case you missed it, Kim Kardashian and Emily Ratajkowski posed topless in a bathroom, selfied it, and then posted said image on social media. Whether it was a girl power attempt to divert the medias attention away from the embattled Kehlani and scumbaggy Nick Young or just some good ol-fashioned fun is anyones guess, but youve got to give it to Kim at this point: She knows how to…

May 16, 2017
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Politicians’ kids say the darnedest xenophobic things, like asking if Trump is part Russian

Whensome celebrities and politicians insist on punctuating each and every tweet with the #TrumpRussia hashtag, it’s pretty clear that the narrative that the Russians worked with the Trump campaign to hacked the election if not the votes, then at least voters’ brains has sunk in. Rep. Ted Lieu of California was startled and a little scared Wednesday when his 11-year-old asked if PresidentTrump was part Russian. Our 11 year old…

May 14, 2017
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