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Billionaire Presidential Candidate Says You Can't Be Mad at Him Because Beyoncé Is Also Very Rich

Billionaire Presidential Candidate Says You Can't Be Mad at Him Because Beyoncé Is Also Very Rich

Billionaires won’t save us, but that isn’t stopping Tom Steyer from trying to convince you otherwise!

The 2020 presidential candidate and man with too much money, who announced his candidacy last week, is wading into a race that’s already overcrowded with white guys everyone wishes would stay home . Interestingly, he seems to want to distinguish himself because of his enormous wealth and...

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The Trump Administration Created a Real-Life Sophie's Choice

The Trump Administration Created a Real-Life Sophie's Choice

Migrants at the border are facing increasingly nightmarish scenarios—sleeping on concrete and housed in centers with four showers for hundreds of people. The story of Sofi—a 3-year-old Honduran girl who was asked by Border Patrol to choose between her parents—is just one more example of how Trump-era policies are creating ever-crueler opportunities for separating migrant families. This story...

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Another Small Texas City Wants to Become a Sanctuary City for the 'Unborn'

Another Small Texas City Wants to Become a Sanctuary City for the 'Unborn'
Big Time Small-Time DicksWelcome to Big Time Small-Time Dicks, a regular column on The Slot that explores local politicians, small-town scandals, and everything else making life miserable on a local level.   

The small Texas town of Mineral Wells has no abortion clinics, but when mayor Christopher Perricone heard about Waskom, Texas —another Texas town with no abortion clinics that recently...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 16, 2019 at 21:00.

The Fight for Domestic Workers Rights Is Actually About the Future of Work

The Fight for Domestic Workers Rights Is Actually About the Future of Work

This week, Senator Kamala Harris and Representative Pramila Jayapal are planning to introduce the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Act. If it passes into law, the bill could codify the workplace protections and standards that women of color in the industry have spent years organizing around; Harris’s camp says the bill’s impact would reach 2.5 million domestic workers, including nannies,...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 23:15. 12 comments

Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary Say They Are Still Living In R. Kelly's Condo By Choice

Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary Say They Are Still Living In R. Kelly's Condo By Choice

R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago last Friday, and is facing a roster of charges including a 13-count federal indictment that includes child pornography, enticement of minors, and obstruction of justices charges. But there’s been some confusion about the status of two women, Jocelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, who had been living with Kelly before his arrest.

Both Savage and Clary have...

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Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 19:14.

Let's Take a Minute to Figure Out This Makeup Subreddit Drama

Let's Take a Minute to Figure Out This Makeup Subreddit Drama

A subreddit for makeup aficionados has been embroiled in a cataclysmic drama Insider reports, sparked by a user named Katy, made worse by moderators who tripped on their own supply and shut down the entire thing. This is a story about fake selfies, made-up rules, deception, abuse of power, and deeply niche memes. Let’s dive in.

The beef: primarily between Katy, a user who at one point probably...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 18:35.

Congrats to Kim Cattrall on Her New Show!

Congrats to Kim Cattrall on Her New Show!

Kim Cattrall will star as the matriarch of an uber-wealthy Southern family in the aptly-titled Filthy Rich, a new series coming to Fox. The show comes from Tate Taylor, who wrote and directed The Help and is also directed and producer that movie Ma in which Octavia Spencer terrorizes some white teens. I’m a little nervous about at the thought, but cautiously optimistic!

The show is billed as...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 18:27.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch's New Power Is Being a Woke Feminist

Sabrina the Teenage Witch's New Power Is Being a Woke Feminist

Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a lot spookier than the original Sabrina the Teenage Witch series from the late ’90s. Sabrina’s house: creepier. Her aunts: meaner. Her warlock cousin: hotter? Her high-school boyfriend: broody and weirdly handsome? Her cat: never speaks.

There are some similarities, though. Like the original—which starred Melissa Joan Heart, Caroline Rhea, and Beth...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 18:27.

Denver Schools Close as FBI Searches for Woman 'Infatuated' With Columbine [Updated]

Denver Schools Close as FBI Searches for Woman 'Infatuated' With Columbine [Updated]

Sol Pais, an 18-year-old high school student from the Miami area who is reportedly “infatuated” with the memory of Columbine, is thought to pose a “credible threat” to Denver metro area schools, according to FBI agents currently searching for Pais.

On Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Education announced that all schools in the metro area would be closed for the day. Previously, several...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 18:16.

Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski Were Arrested Along With Hundreds of Other Women at Anti-Kavanaugh Protest

Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski Were Arrested Along With Hundreds of Other Women at Anti-Kavanaugh Protest

Friends and actors Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski were arrested along with hundreds of other women in Washington, DC on Thursday during a protest over Brett Kavanaugh, who sure looks like he will be confirmed to the Supreme Court this weekend.

During the protest, Schumer and Ratajkowski, who were both in this year’s I Feel Pretty, stood with Senator Kirsten Gilibrand as she spoke to the...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 18:11.

Trump Voters Very Concerned About Anti-Man Discrimination 

Trump Voters Very Concerned About Anti-Man Discrimination 
Barf BagWelcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.  

Someone asked me yesterday what my favorite music of the year has been, and I thought to myself, ‘Well, it’s only been a few months.’ It’s October. I’m fine.

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:A recent survey asked 1,500 Trump voters about their views on everything from...
Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 18:10.

21 Savage's Lawyers Believe He Was 'Targeted' For Being Critical of ICE

21 Savage's Lawyers Believe He Was 'Targeted' For Being Critical of ICE

21 Savage spoke out about his immigration status for the first time since he was arrested and detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement hours before he was scheduled to perform at the Super Bowl.

“It was definitely targeted,” the rapper, who was born in England but moved to Atlanta at the age of 7, said in an interview with Good Morning America that aired Friday:

Linsey Davis: Walk us...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 17:15.

Get Ready for Great Gatsby Fan Fiction in 2021

Get Ready for <i>Great Gatsby</i> Fan Fiction in 2021

In 1998, Congress passed the Copyright Term Extension Act, which—like its name implies—extended the copyright of works published between 1922 and 1978 by an additional 20 years, from 75 years to 95 years. On Tuesday, January 1, that extension period runs out, and works from Marcel Proust, Agatha Christie, Edith Wharton, Robert Frost, and more will enter the public domain. The New York Times

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 16:56.

Leaked Photo of Asia Argento and Jimmy Bennett Was Reportedly Taken After Alleged Sexual Battery

Leaked Photo of Asia Argento and Jimmy Bennett Was Reportedly Taken After Alleged Sexual Battery

On Wednesday, TMZ published a photo of Asia Argento and Jimmy Bennett reportedly taken after Argento allegedly sexually assaulted him in a California hotel room in 2013. (You can see it here.) Bennett, now 22, was 17 years old at the time. The age of consent in California is 18. Argento was 37.

The photo’s publication comes just days after the New York Times reported that Argento reached a...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 16:54.

Whatever Will This Man Find in the Depths of Donald Trump's Finances?

Whatever Will This Man Find in the Depths of Donald Trump's Finances?

You better watch out, you better not cry.

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:Representative Adam Schiff is the next chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and he’s ready to use his power to dig into President Donald Trump’s finances, the same thing Trump once threatened Robert Mueller over. Schiff “hypothesizes” that the president “may have shaped policy...
Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 16:48.

Kim Kardashian West's Imminent Fourth Baby Might Make Her a Chill Mom

Kim Kardashian West's Imminent Fourth Baby Might Make Her a Chill Mom

Kim Kardashian-West reached a major milestone recently: her oldest child, 5-year-old North, and second-oldest, 3-year-old Saint, are finally getting along. “It’s like, the best moment as a mom,” she told Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show. Hooray for children learning to behave and see siblings as friends rather than mortal enemies! A fourth baby, which Kardashian-West is having via surrogate,...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 16:32.

Brands Love to Pay Your Student Loans for Clout

Brands Love to Pay Your Student Loans for Clout

On Monday, Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ilhan Omar introduced two bills to eliminate the entirety of the student loan debt in the U.S., following another student loan debt relief plan from Senator Elizabeth Warren released in April. But presidential candidates aren’t the only ones interested in doing something about mounting student loan debt; increasingly, brands want you to...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 16:30.

The Future, According to Charli XCX and Lizzo

The Future, According to Charli XCX and Lizzo
Y/NY/N is a guide to the week’s music releases based on our highly scientific, non-subjective Yes/No rating system.  

Yeah, I think so: Charli XCX, “Blame It On Your Love” feat. Lizzo – The future, according to Charli XCX, looks like a lot of making out with reckless abandon at the rave. The music video for her latest single is a subtle parody of those celebrity-studded Calvin Klein...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 16:18.

Your Selfies Are Maybe Fucking With Your Brain

Your Selfies Are Maybe Fucking With Your Brain

Plastic surgeons have found clients are bringing in photos of their own faces as inspiration for their cosmetic work, according to a deep dive into the phenomenon by the Guardian, published Wednesday. The relationship between selfie culture and plastic surgery and the rise of “Snapchat dysmorphia” has been previously reported on—and physicians themselves have tried to educate the public on...

Frida Garza Frida Garza Jul 15, 2019 at 16:12.

The President Is Having a Very Nice Time During the Shutdown

The President Is Having a Very Nice Time During the Shutdown
Barf BagWelcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.  

The government shutdown continued through the first week of the new year, and the president is having a great time. In other news, it’s the first weekend of the new year; make it count.

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:Senator Chuck Schumer said that President Trump...

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