The Duggar Girls Learned to Kiss From Jim-Bob and Josh

Last year, Cosmopolitan ran an interview with four of the Duggar daughters during the women’s promotional tour for their book Growing Up Duggar. While the interview was intended to make the girls seem normal and relatable (even though they are four of 19 and participate in a religious sect which blames young girls for… » 5/25/15 3:15pm 47 minutes ago

A Closer Look at Last Night's Game of Thrones Season Five, Episode Seven

What are the Faith of the Seven’s rules about sex? Did Stannis really hire mercenaries? Does Tyrion meet you-know-who in the books? » 5/25/15 12:06pm Today 12:06pm

Celebrate 5 Memorial Days of the 80s and 90s With Perfect Old YouTubes

Happy Memorial Day. For some reason, instead of having fun outside with your friends, you are alone in front of your computer, reading a blog post. Maybe you didn’t get the day off work, or maybe you’re hung over. That’s OK. You can celebrate the Memorial Days of 1983, 1986, 1988, and 1992—all thanks to YouTube’s… » 5/25/15 11:11am Today 11:11am

Body Pulled out of Hudson River Identified as Missing Kayaker's

A body pulled out of the Hudson River on Saturday has been identified as that of Vincent Viafore, the New York Times reports. Prosecutors allege that Viafore, who drowned after his kayak capsized on April 19, was killed by his fiancée Angelika Graswald. » 5/25/15 10:10am Today 10:10am

Quiverfull of Shit: a Guide to the Duggar's Scary Brand of Christianity

Before this week, when reality star and conservative political activist Joshua Duggar admitted to molesting several underage girls, including his own sisters, what most people knew about the Duggar family could be counted on two fingers: They have 19—19!—kids, and they’re extremely religious Christians.
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71 Protestors Arrested in Cleveland After Brelo Acquittal

Police arrested 71 people protesting the acquittal of Officer Michael Brelo in Cleveland on Saturday, the New York Times reports. At a news conference, Chief Calvin D. Williams said they were mostly arrested on charges of aggravated rioting and obstruction of justice. » 5/24/15 2:35pm Yesterday 2:35pm

NYT Summer Reading List Finally Achieves 100 Percent Whiteness

Congrats are in order! Janet Maslin’s annual summer reading list for the New York Times has, at long last, achieved peak caucasity. Maslin’s book selections for summer 2015 all have one glaring fact in common: each author is—wait for it... wait for it—white. » 5/24/15 2:15pm Yesterday 2:15pm