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Christopher Kane's 'Joy of Sex'-Themed Collection Included Huge Coats and Orthopedic Fuck Shoes Christopher Kane's 'Joy of Sex'-Themed Collection Included Huge Coats and Orthopedic Fuck Shoes

Scottish fashion wizard Christopher Kane is one of many reasons why London is consistently the best week of Fashion Month, and he has caught our attention yet again with a sex-themed fall collection that includes—naturally—a very sensual pair of bouncy orthopedic shoes.

See You At the Club See You At the Club

Above, you can see me stomping into the club, eyes shielded, hair firmly tucked inside the stiff striped cloth of a hat shaped like bow-tie noodles. The crowd parts, agog at my elegance, my sensuality, my ability to walk without eyesight while balancing a large sculpture on my head. “Thank you, Mulberry,” I whisper,…

Hello Again, Mitt Hello Again, Mitt

After months of dull speculation, former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has announced he will be running as a Republican candidate in Utah’s 2018 Senate election. His announcement was accompanied by a stirring video that makes a valiant effort to suck up to the state of…

Is This Two Children Stacked on Top of Each Other?  Is This Two Children Stacked on Top of Each Other? 

Fashion, they tell us, is fantasy. My fantasy, personally, does not involve two small children stacked on top of one another in a sassy effort to pass as a single adult, but who am I to tell Marc Jacobs what to do with his time?

The White House Is Not Very Interested in Solving the DACA Crisis It Created The White House Is Not Very Interested in Solving the DACA Crisis It Created

Trump, who previously bragged about his “great love” for Dreamers and claimed he would “sign any deal” on immigration made in Congress, appears now to be actively uninterested in achieving one. The very real potential for the forced deportation of over a million young people who were promised safety by the previous…

The President Is 'Opposed' to Domestic Violence and 'Everyone Knows That'  The President Is 'Opposed' to Domestic Violence and 'Everyone Knows That' 

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Trump's Lawyer Says He Paid Stormy Daniels Himself, Therefore What Is the Big Deal  Trump's Lawyer Says He Paid Stormy Daniels Himself, Therefore What Is the Big Deal 

Longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen, best known for classic lines like “you cannot rape your spouse” and “tread very fucking lightly, because what I’m going to do to you is going to be fucking disgusting,” has confirmed with the New York Times that he paid $130,000 to former pornographic actress Stephanie Clifford,…

Second Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump From Ending DACA as Senate Debate Stumbles Second Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump From Ending DACA as Senate Debate Stumbles

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Louise Linton Swears She's Relatable, Wears SoulCycle Gear 'Every Single Day of My Life' Louise Linton Swears She's Relatable, Wears SoulCycle Gear 'Every Single Day of My Life'

Louise Linton, bless her, has not done an incredible job endearing herself to the American public, a largely self-imposed conundrum that she grapples with in a profile for Elle written by Carrie Battan. “I’m just a regular girl, and I’m not perfect, but I’m trying my best,” Linton tells Elle. “Maybe I should wear that…

The White House Is Hemorrhaging Staffers  The White House Is Hemorrhaging Staffers 

A new report from Brookings Institution senior fellow Kathryn Dunn Tenpas found that the Trump administration has the highest turnover rate in modern presidential history, coming in at a whopping 34 percent. This isn’t incredibly surprising, considering that a job in the current White House has all the trappings of a…

Jeff Sessions, Not Trying to Hide It, Praises 'Anglo-American Heritage of Law Enforcement'  Jeff Sessions, Not Trying to Hide It, Praises 'Anglo-American Heritage of Law Enforcement' 

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The Education Department Will Reject Bathroom Complaints from Transgender Students  The Education Department Will Reject Bathroom Complaints from Transgender Students 

The Department of Education confirmed with BuzzFeed on Monday that they will not look at complaints from transgender students who are barred from using the bathroom matching their gender identity, a position that conflicts with multiple federal court rulings. Just another day in God’s kingdom.

Kindly Take a Moment to Peep Gabrielle Daleman's Elegant Talons  Kindly Take a Moment to Peep Gabrielle Daleman's Elegant Talons 

If the hands are a basic tool for expressing emotion, a set of acrylic nails is kind of like a cordless lithium-ion SDS 3-Mode rotary hammer—the job gets done faster and more powerfully, if also a bit more loudly.

Trump Shows Sympathy for Alleged Domestic Abuser Rob Porter, Says It's 'a Very Tough Time for Him'  Trump Shows Sympathy for Alleged Domestic Abuser Rob Porter, Says It's 'a Very Tough Time for Him' 

How many ways can the president show that he hates women? An infinite number of ways, it seems. Today, in his first remarks since former aide Rob Porter resigned amid multiple reports of domestic abuse, Trump called Porter’s resignation “very sad.” He did not reference Porter’s alleged victims, but did indicate that…

New Mexico Newspaper Apologizes for Racist and Grossly Misleading Political Cartoon About Dreamers  New Mexico Newspaper Apologizes for Racist and Grossly Misleading Political Cartoon About Dreamers 

The editor of The Albuquerque Journal has apologized after the paper published a racist cartoon by former New York Post cartoonist Sean Delonas that depicted DACA recipients as violent criminals, claiming that the editorial board had interpreted it as “poking at President Trump’s rhetoric.”

I'm Personally Fine and Not Worried Because Russia Successfully Penetrated an 'Exceptionally Small Number' of State Voter Rolls I'm Personally Fine and Not Worried Because Russia Successfully Penetrated an 'Exceptionally Small Number' of State Voter Rolls

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Nancy Pelosi Gives Record-Setting 8-Hour Speech on DACA Nancy Pelosi Gives Record-Setting 8-Hour Speech on DACA

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi gave the longest continuous speech in House history on Wednesday—clocking in at eight hours and seven minutes—in support of Dreamers, whose futures were not addressed in the bipartisan budget deal recently negotiated in the Senate. Pelosi, 77, did not sit or take a bathroom break,…

Report: Hope Hicks, Who Is Dating Rob Porter, Helped Craft White House Response to Abuse Allegations Report: Hope Hicks, Who Is Dating Rob Porter, Helped Craft White House Response to Abuse Allegations

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Man Arrested Twice on Domestic Violence Charges Shot and Killed Ex-Girlfriend on the Street  Man Arrested Twice on Domestic Violence Charges Shot and Killed Ex-Girlfriend on the Street 

A man who had previously been arrested on domestic violence charges twice and released pending trial, shot and killed his ex-girlfriend on the street on Tuesday, NBC New York reports. Law enforcement sources told NBC New York that Kareem Dawson, 31, chased after and shot Tiffany Wilson, 28, who was the mother of his…

Demanding Toddler Wants a Military Parade 'Like the One in France' Demanding Toddler Wants a Military Parade 'Like the One in France'

In the unlikely case that Donald Trump actually wanted to be president, it is all but certain that he imagined it to be a four years-long Soviet-style military parade. Planes swooshing, common folk cheering, cannons firing, generals saluting, a virile assortment of exceptionally large tanks. Bam bam bam! And, as it…

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