News&Politics

After Winning in Alabama, Can Democrats Take on Ted Cruz in Texas?

The contest to replace Jeff Sessions in the United States Senate at last ended on Tuesday when Alabamians, to the immense relief of decent people everywhere, elected to send Doug Jones to Washington instead of lifelong bigot and alleged child predator Roy Moore. Sure, it’s not great that Jones bested Moore by only a fewContinue Reading “After Winning in Alabama, Can Democrats Take on Ted Cruz in Texas?”

Sports

The Best Basketball Sneakers to Wear (and Ball In) Right Now

Forty years ago, basketball sneakers and the kicks you’d wear to do anything else were one in the same. But today, basketball sneakers are iPhone-level technical achievements. They are made for the greatest athletes in the world, and dudes who need sneakers that can stand up for 6’8” guys flying through the air like SupermanContinue Reading “The Best Basketball Sneakers to Wear (and Ball In) Right Now”

Women

3 Conversations You Should Have Before You Go Condom-Free

Many monogamous relationships grow from love. Many other, less lame monogamous relationships grow from a desire to stop using condoms. The DTR (define the relationship) conversation is a great time to talk about having unprotected sex, but the reverse is also true: A conversation about unprotected sex often leads to a conversation about Us. PhysicalContinue Reading “3 Conversations You Should Have Before You Go Condom-Free”

News&Culture

Conservatives Are Jumping All Over Elizabeth Warren’s Tweet That Calls Out the President for Slut-Shaming

A fun part of Politics 2k17 is trying to unravel just what the hell happened on Twitter in response to anything the president tweets. On Tuesday, the day began with Donald Trump lashing out at Senator Kirsten Gillibrand after she called for his resignation, and ended with some women accusing Senator Elizabeth Warren of callingContinue Reading “Conservatives Are Jumping All Over Elizabeth Warren’s Tweet That Calls Out the President for Slut-Shaming”

Style

These Are the Fashion Designers You Googled the Most This Year

Google’s annual Year in Search report is always a great opportunity to acknowledge all the weird, miraculous, and frightening stuff that transpired over the past twelve months—and the fact that we still don’t really know how to spell “beautiful” or use scissors. This year’s most Googled fashion designers and brands—the ones that had the highestContinue Reading “These Are the Fashion Designers You Googled the Most This Year”

News&Culture

A Chat with the “Korean Hulk,” Lindsay Lohan’s New Bestie and Owner of a 1-Million-Euro Dog

Earlier this month, Lindsay Lohan blessed the world with her presence once again when reports surfaced that she was dating someone new. Evidently, a jet-setting playboy who could bench press a Hyundai Elantra. And because Lindsay Lohan is a speckle of stardust cruising through life on a sunbeam whom we only want the best for,Continue Reading “A Chat with the “Korean Hulk,” Lindsay Lohan’s New Bestie and Owner of a 1-Million-Euro Dog”

Entertainment

40 Pop Culture Masterpieces You Missed This Year While the World Burned

A few things in culture broke through the noise since the election. Wonder Woman. It. DJ Khaled’s baby. More often, though, the pop stuff you normally would’ve found yourself devouring was buried beneath an avalanche of breaking-news alerts. That movie came out the night Mooch was fired? No wonder you missed it. The dishy bookContinue Reading “40 Pop Culture Masterpieces You Missed This Year While the World Burned”

Sports

Aaron Judge Will See You Now

He’s an affront to baseball’s lovefest with advanced metrics. Because no matter what esoteric stat you conjure up to measure Aaron Judge’s raw power—bat speed, exit velocity, jaws dropped, pissed-off pitchers—none accurately reflect the experience of having watched the 25-year-old Yankees sensation on his rookie rampage this past season. Day after day, The Judge wouldContinue Reading “Aaron Judge Will See You Now”