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If you didn't know that Lily James was playing Cinderella in Disney's live-action version of the well-worn classic, you certainly do now after seeing the princess-worthy, Elie Saab Couture gown (complete with a clock purse and see-through heels) that...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Paula Deen, diabetic butter enthusiast and famed deployer of racial slurs (as she said in her deposition : "I can't, myself, determine what offends another person"), has just signed a multi-book deal with Hachette, the publisher relatively fresh off...
From: Jezebel | By: Jia Tolentino | Monday, March 2, 2015
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At UC Berkeley, a tenured mental health policy professor named Steven Segal has found himself in a bit of trouble, thanks to his conflation of black-on-black crime with the Black Lives Matter movement, and his eagerness to blame victims of oppression...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley Coker | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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In June 2011, Mac McClelland published an essay called "I'm Going to Need You to Fight Me On This" in GOOD Magazine. It was a first-person piece about her use of violent sex as a means of dealing with PTSD, which she said had gripped her after a series...
From: Jezebel | By: Jia Tolentino | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Welcome back to Lifestyles of the Rich and At Each Other's Throats. Previously, a billionaire oilman's ex returned a $975 million lump-sum settlement delivered in the form of a personal check (before changing her mind because take the money and run,...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Listen. One can only take so much. The best of luck to Chris and his family. No baby drama for me. — Karrueche Tran (@karrueche) March 4, 2015 Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Hillary Clinton is already in a great deal of hot water for using a personal email address to conduct official business during her time as Secretary of State. Our brother site Gawker reported yesterday that two other top State Department officials also...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Sweet Briar College, a Lynchburg, Virginia liberal arts school for women, has announced that it will shut its doors after 114 years. The 700-student school cited financial challenges for the sudden shutdown. Although the school has a multi-million dollar...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Welcome to This Broad's Life, a new Jezebel video series in which Hillary Crosley Coker trails interesting and kick-ass women as they navigate this thing called life.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley Coker | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Björk's latest, Vulnicura, is an album documenting her divorce from artist Matthew Barney, and all the moderate peaks and cavernous valleys divorce entails. While it was not my favorite Björk work musically speaking, it was undeniably one of the most...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Another day, another way to avoid getting pregnant.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Karyn Polewaczyk | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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It is one of the hardest aircraft to fly, soaring at altitudes where a change of just a few knots could mean an over-speed or a stall, and landing it is an art form all in itself. The 60 year old U-2 Dragon Lady program has been a male dominated one,...
From: Jezebel | By: Tyler Rogoway | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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In this promo clip, SNL's Kate McKinnon says she's always fantasized about recreating the lift from Dirty Dancing. THOR, who's hosting this Saturday, helps fulfill those dreams in the weirdest way possible.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Last night at about 6:30, TMZ delivered this 6-pound, 1-ounce bundle of celebrity gossip joy: Chris Brown is the the father of a 9-month-old girl. Both the story and the mother (Harvey Levin) are healthy and resting happily. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Gawker Climbers Leaving Everest Shit-Covered Biohazard, Sherpas Warn | io9 The Latest Weird Use Of CGI: Adding Pubic Hair to Fifty Shades of Grey | Jalopnik Airbus' New Composite Helicopter Is A Billion Dollar Bet | Kotaku The Korean Meal That Might...
From: Deadspin | By: Jane-Claire Quigley | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Another show featuring two black leads is headed to pilot. My longtime friend and confirmed vampire Nia Long has been cast alongside Mike Epps in a TV adaptation of Uncle Buck.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Today, Attorney Michael Carvin will argue before the Supreme Court that the Affordable Care Act—or "Obamacare" if you're so inclined—is unconstitutional on the grounds that complying with it causes his clients undue hardship. If he wins, millions...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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You know when a new colloquialism comes to market and you're like, YES, that's it, that's just the modification I've been looking for and now I'm going to use the shit out of it until it's painfully threadbare? That's kind of what's going on right now...
From: Jezebel | By: Karyn Polewaczyk | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Like a drum-playing, moderately-tattooed set of Russian nesting dolls, here's Justin Bieber enacting a parody of the SNL parody of his Calvin Klein ad.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Karyn Polewaczyk | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Oprah has been in Chicago since there were "hoes and rats on the street"—but now it's time to mosey on to greener, if sunnier, pastures, like West Hollywood, where Harpo studios are destined for relocation by the end of this year as part of a company...
From: Jezebel | By: Karyn Polewaczyk | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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In today's Tweet Beat, Lindsay Lohan brings literacy to the people of Dubai, Ariana Grande tries to stir up drama between St. Paul and Chicago, and Jaden Smith gives really good advice. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Construction workers renovating a French supermarket in January were probably a little bit surprised (possibly pleasantly so?) when they dug into the store's foundation and found not gold or oil, but hundreds of neatly placed skeletons rotting away beneath...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Would you like to see SNL cast member Vanessa Bayer attempt to out-weird Weird Al? Of course you would!Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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In order for the plague to come back full force and kill all of us with festering boils, three things are needed: A carrier, a transmitter and a pathogen. It may be too early to panic, but a new study reveals that New York City has two of the three components...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Deadspin Oregon: We Have The Right To Access A Rape Victim's Medical Records | Gawker The Antiviral Guide to the Worst Hoaxers and Liars on Facebook | io9 How To Meditate (And Get The Most Benefit Out Of It) | Kotaku The Coolest Women in Anime, According...
From: Lifehacker | By: Jane-Claire Quigley | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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The University of Oregon is being sued by a student who claims that after she was raped by three basketball players, the school tailored and delayed their discipline so the men could play in the NCAA tournament. Those allegations alone sound horrible...
From: Jezebel | By: Diana Moskovitz | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Last month, the FBI filed a formal complaint against Conrad Hilton, brother of Paris (and Nikki, although who cares about her?) and nephew of Kim and Kyle Richards, after Hilton went on a ten-hour rage spree on a long flight he took in 2014, complete...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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This week's episode of Girls was a marvel, offering a perfect snapshot of the horror of the rebound date, and more importantly, reviving the age-old question of whether you can ever really be "friends" with an ex. On the latter quandary, I say the jury...
From: Jezebel | By: Tracy Moore | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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While his duchess stays home to incubate Royal Baby 2: Second Helpings of Royal, Prince William is currently roaming Asia, gamely participating in a wide array of photo ops. And so it's time for our very favorite globally syndicated entertainment program:...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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BuzzFeed brings us the story of Jessey Eagan, a thoughtful Christian woman who—after "sticking out like a sore thumb" while living and teaching in Amman, Jordan for seven years—has returned to the States and put on a Lenten hijab to "remind herself...
From: Jezebel | By: Jia Tolentino | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Community returns for its sixth season on March 17th at its new home on Yahoo!, which is exciting, but—as Ben Chang points out—are any of you white people noticing what's happening to the group? Troy's gone, Shirley's gone and—wait, who is this...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Lisa De Pasquale is a conservative writer of both fiction and punditry who, to date, was the longest-serving head of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). She organized the behemoth conference from 2006 to 2011. During her time behind...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Spotted today in Washington Square Park: Evidence of The Knot's New York street campaign, featuring sweet quotes meticulously presented with adorable fonts in Pantone-approved colors. Never mind that this particular piece of marketing is located where...
From: Jezebel | By: Jessica Coen | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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States like Texas and Missouri have been loudly crowing for years about their success in making abortion harder and harder to access. But today, let's take a moment to recognize, once again, the contributions Ohio has made to the cause: a thicket of...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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In theory, penises roam free in all shapes and sizes. But, according to a new British study, most peen fits within a pretty small average range. Mind. Blown. Sorta.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley Coker | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Congratulations, New Yorkers! Not only are you the envy of every arts-and-culture-starved burg of these United States, but now you've got something else to be proud of: A Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan museum opening in Brooklyn! (Surprise!)Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Rich geezer Warren Buffett thinks Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren would be a more effective leader if she calmed down and got less mad about stuff that, in her view, is ruining the country. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Former CIA director David Petraeus will plead guilty to sharing classified information with Paula Broadwell, his mistress and biographer, according to media reports and court documents. The Justice Department began investigating Petraeus in 2012, suspecting...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Happy Tuesday, pals! In the spirit of sharing and friendliness, I thought I'd pass along this friendly reminder that the Duggar family is made up of total fucking assholes.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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There were a lot of fun moments during Monday night's episode of The Bachelor: The Women Tell All, which is the best episode of every season of this show (to use Bachelor-approved superlatives). "Crazy" Ashley S. made it clear that she's probably an...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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The phrase "Muslim woman" evokes a wide variety of images today, many of them dangerously prejudicial; one image that's not conjured up nearly often enough is that of an independent and beautiful woman who had the King of Morocco in the palm of her hand—and...
From: Jezebel | By: Laura Sook Duncombe | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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A woman named Patricia has come forward accusing Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her between 1978 and 1980, joining a chorus of nearly 30 other alleged victims of the comedian. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley Coker | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Yesterday, famed blowhard Piers Morgan—the biggest threat to U.S./British relations since the War of 1812—took to Twitter to express his discontent about pop stars of a certain age (namely Madonna) wearing revealing costumes. But what about Cher?...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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After shutting down Etsy vendors who were trying to memorialize the famed "Left Shark" of the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show in art, Katy Perry has revealed her master plan: To make big bucks selling her own Left Shark merchandise. Tell me, are you the...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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It's not quite poetic justice, but we'll take it: the Westboro Baptist Church, a group of litigious trolls with the barest ties to Jesus, were unable to picket Leonard Nimoy's funeral because they don't know where it is. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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A few weekends ago, a straight male friend and I were discussing the straight world's squeamishness about gay sex. I told him something I find myself saying a lot these days: hearing about sex that differs from the kind you have shouldn't be a traumatic...
From: Gawker | By: Rich Juzwiak | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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In an SNL clip that was cut for time this week, Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele is surprised to find that Christian's playroom renovations are a bit behind schedule. Instead, she meets contractors Nico and Sal Renzetti, who assure her: "We're putting...
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Gawker Who's the Man? How Being Versatile in Bed Is a Way of Life | Gizmodo Here Are the Results of the Most Comprehensive Penis Size Study | io9 Yes, This Is A Photo Of A Baby Weasel 'Riding' A Woodpecker In Flight | Jalopnik Koenigsegg Will Sell You...
From: Gawker | By: Jane-Claire Quigley | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Last week, Kelly Clarkson said something about how no one wants to perform with her but that sad sack Oscar winner John Legend? Idk it was a bummer (or a joke?). This week, Jimmy Fallon used Clarkson's admission as a peg to make her sing all the famous...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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ABSOLUTLEY INCREDIBLE photo by Martin Le-May. Green Woodpecker and Weasel. Apparently the Woodpecker escaped. pic.twitter.com/PUt1b2Mbhs — Jason Ward (@Jayward7) March 2, 2015 Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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