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Martin Shkreli Reportedly Being Total Fuckboy From Prison Martin Shkreli Reportedly Being Total Fuckboy From Prison

No surprise here: A disgraced pharmaceutical exec known for raising the prices of rare drugs astronomically, prohibitively, for profit, and 16 months into his seven-year sentence for securities fraud, continues to nourish his unbearable fuckboy pharma bro persona from behind bars.

Can You Picture Trump Wearing an Ornate Ruby and Emerald Pendant Necklace? Can You Picture Trump Wearing an Ornate Ruby and Emerald Pendant Necklace?

On Wednesday, the State Department released its 2017 list of gifts given to federal employees by foreign government sources. The results are numerous, spectacular, and often pens.

FDA Also Finds That Claire's Cosmetics Could Contain Asbestos FDA Also Finds That Claire's Cosmetics Could Contain Asbestos

Claire’s has had a wild couple of years. In 2017, the cosmetics and accessories chain recalled several glittery makeup pallets in response to reports that asbestos had been detected in some of these products. Then, in 2018, Claire’s filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. Now it’s 2019, and the Food and Drug Administration…

Art Experiment to Offer Nondescript Eternal Employment at a Swedish Train Station Art Experiment to Offer Nondescript Eternal Employment at a Swedish Train Station

Doing nothing—or anything, depending how you see it—is now a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity.

Tong Battle for Crab Legs Ends in Arrests Tong Battle for Crab Legs Ends in Arrests

Is your heart pure? Would you fight for your one true love, your crab dinner?

Bill Targeting Trans Student Athletes Fails in South Dakota Bill Targeting Trans Student Athletes Fails in South Dakota

On Monday, the South Dakota State House narrowly voted against a bill seeking to reject a policy that allows transgender students to play on whichever sports team matches their gender identity.

Time for Some Depression-Era Gangster Poetry  Time for Some Depression-Era Gangster Poetry 

Gather around, my thieving internet children, today we’ll be reading the rotten prosody of undying outlaws.

Repetitive Music Can Negatively Impact Service Industry Workers, Especially If It's the Hamilton Soundtrack Repetitive Music Can Negatively Impact Service Industry Workers, Especially If It's the Hamilton Soundtrack

When Starbucks employees were subjected to a week of measuring out their days in Hamilton tracks, they were rightfully pissed.

Therese Patricia Okoumou Climbs Southwest Key Headquarters to Protest Child Detention Therese Patricia Okoumou Climbs Southwest Key Headquarters to Protest Child Detention

Actual hero and climber of structural injustice, Therese Patricia Okoumou was arrested on Wednesday for scaling the Austin headquarters of an organization that operates 24 detention centers that detain undocumented migrant children in Arizona, California, and Texas.

The Political Uses of Violence Against Women  The Political Uses of Violence Against Women 

Conservative and misogynist wisdom often dictates that the most direct justification for curtailing women’s rights, thus perpetuating harm, is found in the body. Reactionary criticism of New York’s Reproductive Health Act, which strengthens the state’s abortion protections and passed the newly progressive state senate…

Reader, It's a Pottery Wheel Reader, It's a Pottery Wheel

Giving gifts is a force to be reckoned with. The gifts we bestow upon others are not only revealing of our relationships and selves, they have consequences. Give the gift of attending a concert with you, for instance, and you could wind up having the time of your life… or trampled on a sticky dance floor beneath a…

Many States Don't Comply With Even Limited Requirements Around Medicaid and Medication Abortion  Many States Don't Comply With Even Limited Requirements Around Medicaid and Medication Abortion 

A recent report by federal investigators at the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office found that federal officials are not uniformly enforcing a requirement that certain (and very limited) abortions be covered through Medicaid.

From Hairball to Heiress: Choupette Is Likely in Line to Inherit Fortune

In some ancient culture cats were considered as gods. Now, without so much as grasping the concepts of money or work, they can become pampered decadents and even millionaires in their own right.

Trans Woman Killed in El Salvador After Being Deported From the United States  Trans Woman Killed in El Salvador After Being Deported From the United States 

The Washington Blade reported on Tuesday that a transgender woman named Camila died in her native El Salvador earlier this month after the United States deported her.

New York City Will Reportedly Prohibit Discrimination Based on Hair New York City Will Reportedly Prohibit Discrimination Based on Hair

The New York City Commission on Human Rights reportedly plans to classify prejudice based on hair type—at work, school, and in public areas—as a form of racial discrimination.

Did You Know Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard Have a Fucking Teak Bathtub?! Did You Know Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard Have a Fucking Teak Bathtub?!

Happy Valentine’s Day, when two people fall in love they buy an entire Brooklyn brownstone and fill it with fireplaces and conspicuously teak furniture so they can have high ceilings over their heads as they pretend to be bohemian artist types—thus it is written.

The Relative Benefits of Marrying in the Nude The Relative Benefits of Marrying in the Nude

As a pre-Valentine’s Day teaser (or t0 fill the always gaping content maw), the New York Times did a reported culture piece on nudist weddings this week.

Woman Sues Nightclub Over Alleged Sexual Assault Streamed on Facebook Live  Woman Sues Nightclub Over Alleged Sexual Assault Streamed on Facebook Live 

A woman who was seen being sexually assaulted by a man at an Atlanta nightclub in a Facebook Live video on January 19, is suing the venue alleging its security team did not adequately protect her from the attack.

Cows Join Dating App Cows Join Dating App

In these dazzling times of revivals and reversals, has the moment finally come to abandon the colloquial and concupiscent definition of “horny” for the original late 14th century usage “made of horn?” A new app suggests that cows can, in fact, have it all.

Abortion in Louisiana Lives Another Day, for Now  Abortion in Louisiana Lives Another Day, for Now 

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision to temporarily block a Louisiana law from 2014 that would have effectively shuttered all but one of the state’s three remaining abortion clinics and represents a dangerous swerve in the high court’s precedent.

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