2:27 pm, August 23rd | by Colette McIntyre
During an appearance on the Late Show With David Letterman, in between charming anecdotes about her sociopathic younger daughter (her words, not mine!) and preparing for the Emmy’s after a long seclusion, Tina Fey revealed that her laptop full of unfinished jokes and ideas was stolen from her office.
5:09 pm, August 21st | by Colette McIntyre
In a strange turn of events, right after we read about the Iowa woman who shopped online for a tapeworm, purchased a tapeworm, and purposefully swallowed said tapeworm in order to lose weight, we “received” a press release from a company which claims to have sold the parasite in question.
San Diego Mayor Claims He Sexually Harassed Employees Because He Never Received Sexual Harassment Training
4:15 pm, August 1st | by Grace Rasmus
In an effort to convince the city of San Diego to pay for the mayor’s defense, Filner’s attorney has said that the city is liable for the mayor’s sexual misconduct because he was never provided with state-required sexual harassment training.
11:15 am, July 31st | by Colette McIntyre
At a Democratic Party rally in Cervia on Friday, Italy’s new integration minister Cécile Kyenge was the target of a racial attack. While Kyenge was delivering a speech, an unknown spectator lobbed bananas towards the stage, narrowly missing it and the politician.
3:00 pm, July 29th | by Grace Rasmus
According to a new ruling by an Atlantic County Superior Court judge in New Jersey, casino waitresses are effectively “sex objects” and can be fired for putting on too much weight.
12:30 pm, July 19th | by Grace Rasmus
For those of you who thought you might get a teeny tiny break from Texas’ anti-choice insanity after Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) finally signed SB2, we have bad (but predictable) news: Texas got even crazier.
1:45 pm, July 16th | by Colette McIntyre
Forget all about “welfare” and “livable wages” and your pesky complaints about how low-wage workers aren’t making enough to support themselves or their families — McDonalds has found the answer! It is totally possible to work at McDonalds and sustain yourself! All you have to do is turn off your heat and not spend any money on food, water, clothing, gas, child care, or student loans! IT’S SO SIMPLE! Why didn’t we think of that?!
3:00 pm, July 12th | by Colette McIntyre
“Flea,” “market,” and “abortions” are three words that we never wanted to hear strung together in a sentence but if the Texas state Senate passes SB1, their ridiculous anti-abortion legislation, flea market abortions will not only continue to exist, they will thrive.
12:30 pm, July 9th | by Colette McIntyre
For nearly a year, CIR and IRP, in partnership with FRONTLINE and Univision, traveled across the nation, collecting and analyzing thousands of documents and interviewing female food industry workers to hear their stories of assault and intimidation.
4:15 pm, July 1st | by Colette McIntyre
After all these seasons of Game of Thrones, I should’ve known: this is how the proverbial They get you.