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Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff known as “Jane Roe” in the landmark 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, has died at 69.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Lauren Evans | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Gavin Grimm, a transgender teenager from Gloucester, Virginia, has been fighting to use the boys’ bathroom for over two years—first with his school board, then in the court room. After a series of victories and appeals, the Supreme Court has agreed...
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After nearly two years of reconciliation rumors, amicable hangs with their children, and Vanity Fair profiles, credit card spokesperson Jennifer Garner is “gearing up to file for divorce” from reluctant superhero Ben Affleck.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Way back in 2003, after Nicole Kidman extricated herself from the grip of her mirthless marriage to Tom Cruise, she dated Lenny Kravitz. The relationship ended, she found Keith Urban and everyone went on their merry way. But they weren’t just dating...
From: Jezebel | By: Megan Reynolds | Friday, February 17, 2017
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On Wednesday, Politico published clips from a 1990 Oprah episode about domestic abuse, featuring the disguised then-wife of labor secretary nominee Andy Puzder. Hours after the tape was released, Puzder withdrew himself from the running, reportedly saying...
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Susan Sarandon, star of 2016's The Meddler and supporter of 2016's Jill Stein, recently discussed her new show, Trump, and her sex life with Pride Source. (She will be talking to a lot of gay media outlets while promoting Feud, btw.) After her dating...
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Lana Del Rey’s new single, her first in nearly 16 months, returns to themes the pop singer has proven she’s extremely comfortable with: being young, and aimless, and in love. It’s also got that retro sound and balladic sweep Del Rey is known for,...
From: Jezebel | By: Hannah Gold | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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On Saturday, Politico released audio it obtained of President Trump romancing rich golf people at at his club in Bedminster, New Jersey this past November. The kicker comes when Trump tries enticing his audience with the chance to observe his cabinet...
From: Jezebel | By: Hannah Gold on The Slot, shared by Hannah Gold to Jezebel | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The sun is shining, the birds are fighting over voles, and Fleetwood Mac has released an early version of Seven Wonders. Is it a good day? No, but it’s better than it was before!Read more......
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Nominally liberal comedian Bill Maher finally followed through on his irresistible urge to discuss the beauty of laughter with far-right troll Milo Yiannopoulos on his HBO show “Real Time” this Friday. It went just as poorly as people familiar with...
From: Jezebel | By: Hannah Gold | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Like most people who spend their lives sitting in chairs and occasionally walking to different chairs, I’m a big fan of nature documentaries, and harbor acute feelings of jealousy for those involved in making them. Planet Earth II, the long-anticipated...
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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A guy who looks literally nothing like Sisqó made his way into several high-profile fashion week events, because people assumed he was Sisqó. This is sort of like how people think every bald white guy with glasses is Moby, except probably more racist....
From: Jezebel | By: Lauren Evans | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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3M Command hooks, Amazon’s top-selling fire pit, and Sling TV lead off Saturday’s best deals. Read more......
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Is winter air drying out your skin and attacking your sinuses? Amazon’s marking down a trio of popular compact humidifiers in today’s Gold Box.Read more......
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Compete Blaming Girlfriends For Ruining League of Legends Pros Is Bullshit | Jalopnik Have Your Mind Blown By The Most Amazing Secret Car Collection In America | Vitals This Trick Keeps Your Pushups Honest | io9 This RC Batmobile Has a Real Working...
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I could never be myself around Isabelle Huppert, the brooding, serious, red-haired French actress known recently for acting the hell out of the morally ambiguous rape film Elle. For breakfast, I have what I call a “kitchen trash can omelette,” while...
From: Jezebel | By: Joanna Rothkopf | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Just three years ago, Robin Thicke was shamelessly begging for Paula Patton’s forgiveness, but a lot has changed since then. For the past few months, they’ve been locked in a custody battle that seems to only be getting messier, with the latest incident...
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Friday, February 17, 2017
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First of all, a huge shout out to all the non-Trump related shade sent to me this week. Communication is the most important part of any relationship; you guys listened, and I thank you for that. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Before Logan, the third installment of the X-Men offshoot Wolverine film franchise (and supposedly the last time Hugh Jackman will play the titular role), the savagery of Wolverine’s primary weapon—the giant metal claws that are embedded under his...
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The results were pretty transparent: NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer knocked out the competition for your favorite concealer. With more than half of the total votes going to NARS, it’s pretty evident that a lot of people have strong opinions for this...
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I meet Dr. Amir Marashi in a stark white lobby where women in lingerie and shortened lab coats are handing out half full glasses of rosé champagne. Making probing, friendly eye contact, he tells me, “My job allows me to say the word ‘vagina’ whenever...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Jazz Jennings was interviewed by Barbara Walters when she was just 6 years old in a special 20/20 episode. The program made her one of the youngest people ever to talk publicly about being transgender. Now 16, Jennings is still a vocal advocate for young...
From: Jezebel | By: Aimée Lutkin | Friday, February 17, 2017
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I don’t know how this happened but the fact that the newest season of Chef’s Table was upon us, like it is literally up on us, totally escaped me. But here it is, and I’m going to savor each episode carefully, unlike the food I will scarf down...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Scandal has always felt like a (more) outrageous version of actual Washington politics on some level—the show is, after all, based on the real-life D.C. fixer Judy Smith. But like other politically-based TV series, it’s now directly and indirectly...
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Donald Trump is touring the Boeing factory in South Carolina today, where he is (incorrectly) touting their airplanes as an example of a proud, Made in America product. He’s also strongly indicating he wants to fuck a plane. Please do not challenge...
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“CEO” is a term for someone who is paid more money than you because they are able to project a large degree of confidence about their wrong ideas. Don’t take my word for it—it’s science!Read more......
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Half brother to North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam was attacked in the shopping concourse of Kuala Lumpur’s airport on Monday. He approached an information desk to report he felt dizzy after being assaulted and was rushed to the hospital,...
From: Jezebel | By: Aimée Lutkin | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Recently, Glossier put out their newest product: The Priming Moisturizer Rich. This luxe face cream was meant to rival their Priming Moisturizer by adding ceramides and fatty acids to help lock in moisture. It’s basically a smoothie for your skin....
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Though HBO dropped this first real teaser for the third and final season of The Leftovers last month, I hadn’t seen it until today. And because today happens to be Friday (the day when my editors are generally more forgiving when I ask to blog irrelevant...
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Last year, when I was invited to sing “O Canada” at the NBA All-Star Game, I was happy for the opportunity to represent the city I live in, Toronto, as it hosted the world’s largest celebration of one of my favorite sports.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Nelly Furtado | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Nordstrom Rack’s Clear the Rack sale, sitewide discounts from Lou & Grey, $5 off Glossier cleanser and moisturizer, and more lead Friday’s best lifestyle deals.Read more......
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Welcome 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. Know a small-time person who is a big time dick we should feature? Email...
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The Good Fight, CBS’s new spinoff of the critical and fan darling The Good Wife, picks up during the worst moment of all of our lives—Donald Trump’s inauguration. It was an event none of us wanted to watch, but sort of had to just confirm it was...
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In 2012, the FDA approved Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. An antiretroviral drug used to treat HIV (in combination with other drugs) to the point of suppressing viral loads to undetectable levels in the bloodstream of HIV-positive...
From: Jezebel | By: Rich Juzwiak | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Margaret Sanger opened the nation’s first birth control clinic in October of 1916, which would eventually evolve into Planned Parenthood. Whenever Sanger is mentioned, it is worth remembering that she was a proponent of eugenics (which some debate...
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Students at Dalton, one of (but not the best) private high schools in New York City, reportedly will not be allowed to hold their annual ice skating party this year because Donald Trump’s name is plastered all over the rink. What’s an Upper East...
From: Jezebel | By: Gabrielle Bluestone | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Bonn, Germany for the G-20 Summit, where he’s reportedly sleeping, eating and doing diplomacy at a sanitarium 30 minutes outside the city, a hotspot hospital featuring “elderly people in wheelchairs arriving...
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Kotaku Pokémon Go Has Turned Blissey Into A Beast, And It’s Taking Over Gyms | io9 Could Marvel Be Bringing One of Its Oldest Superheroes to Live-Action? | Lifehacker Stalkscan Reveals All the Info You Can Search For On Facebook | Jalopnik For...
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Selena Gomez, after a short hiatus she attributed to proactively taking care of her mental health, is now back as a dance diva on a song by Norwegian EDM producer Kygo entitled “It Ain’t Me.” In it, she seems to unearth the forgotten link between...
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It’s that time again. Nordstrom Rack has brought back their Clear the Rack sale and it’s full (and I mean FULL) of really incredible deals. Designer clothing, brands you’ve never heard of, everything an extra 25% off. What a way to end the week,...
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Robert S. Harward, the man Donald Trump wanted for the recently-vacated role of national security adviser, has turned down the job, leaving a crucial role in the administration vacant.Read more......
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President Donald Trump, a moldy sponge that smells faintly of vomit, is not a big fan of the media. Thank god his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is there to whisper his displeasure to the people in power.Read more......
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The much-hyped live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast is winging its way to theatres March 17. As the film’s titular Beauty Emma Watson begins the press tour, she faces the age-old question of whether or not this tale as old as time is actually...
From: Jezebel | By: Megan Reynolds | Friday, February 17, 2017
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The Washington Post reports that former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who resigned after 24 days in office and now sits at the center of one of the biggest American political scandals in decades, may have committed a felony by lying to the...
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I’ve had to remind myself, as I scroll through these photos of some teens at an under-18 nightclub who have all adopted the same bizarre, inscrutable pose, that teens are not known for graceful control over their body. We’ve all been here, at one...
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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As New York City becomes increasingly gentrified, one symbolic point of the shift is the way newcomers seem to bristle at the street sounds—cars honking and bumping bass-y music, people yelling and fighting, jackhammers, etc.—to the point of making...
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Justin Timberlake has been on a non-stop press run talking about a song he recorded for the Trolls soundtrack, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” It’s almost like he can’t stop. Read more......
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Donald Trump held an hour-and-a-half press conference Thursday to discuss Alex Acosta, his new nominee for labor secretary, who he spent less than two minutes discussing. Here is a full transcript of his remarks.Read more......
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After nearly 18 months of waiting, Comedy Central’s brilliant and SEO-unfriendly Review will be returning for its third and final season on March 16. For the uninitiated, the show (my favorite TV comedy after Veep) follows a man named Forrest MacNeil...
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Every time there’s a sale at Madewell, it’s hard to resist putting 17 things into my cart. Right now, use the code MOODLIFT and you’ll get an extra 30% off all sale styles. There is a really great selection of winter staples, like outerwear and...
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