Is It Sneakerhead Sacrilege to Not Like Jordan IIIs? 

I’m not sure if I qualify as a sneakerhead or not. Most people that come into my home and see my shoe collection would probably say that I am, but I follow several people on social media whose collection of shoes would look at mine, call it a bitch and then give it a wedgie. Now, comparing myself to sneaker addicts is…

In Last-Minute Bid for Most Basura Becky of 2018, White Woman Hurls Racial Slurs and Assaults Asian Woman on Train

With just a handful of days left in 2018, one woman wanted to stake her claim as the terriblest white woman to ever terrible on a New York City subway. It’s stiff competition on any given day, but in a year that has been partially defined by white people going full wypipo in public spaces, this Metro Martha is intent…

This Dagne Dover Carryall Made Me Toss Aside My Tote Bag Collection

As a kid, I always thought I would grow up to be an Adult Lady who carries around a big, bulky, expensive “pocketbook,” just like my mom does. As it turns out, I grew up into a woman-child who, for indeterminate reasons, fundamentally struggles with the idea of a purse. And so, I turned to canvas totes for every day…

Trump’s Explanation for How Mexico Will Pay for Border Wall Is So Stupid Even Republicans Can’t Explain It

I don’t find Donald Trump’s boasts about graduating from the famed Wharton business school troubling. Even though he doesn’t have an MBA or a degree in business (he transferred to Wharton and only earned a bachelor’s in economics), as a fellow Ivy League graduate, I sympathize with him (during grad school, I had…

I Thought I Played Candy Crush Too Much. Apparently I'm an Amateur Compared to Some People

I’m about to admit something that I was originally ashamed of because I thought I’d been neglecting my responsibilities (family, work, Black Jesus, etc.) because of how much time I clearly had spent playing Candy Crush. Turns out, what I’m about to admit actually makes me feel shamed for having thought I was doing…

On Doctor’s Orders, Michelle Williams Steps Away From Broadway Musical

Michelle Williams is taking a leave of absence from her role as Erzulie in the Broadway musical Once on This Island, on the advice of her doctors. As Newsweek reports, the news was shared in a statement from the play’s showrunners, who announced on Wednesday that Williams’ leave of absence was “effective immediately.”

This Giant Snickers Bar Is Designed to Be Shared (But You Don't Have To)

Snickers makes a special 1-pound candy bar that’s designed for slicing and sharing, but we won’t tell anyone if you eat the entire thing yourself. Save $2 by clipping the coupon on the page. Amazon even ships it with reusable cool-packs to keep it from melting en route, not that most of the country would need them…

The 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit Is Over, and Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams Owe $5 Million

The legal battle that started in 2013 over whether Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams jacked Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give It Up” in their song “Blurred Lines” is finally over. Billboard reports that a California federal judge has ruled in favor of the Gayes and entered a judgement of nearly $5 million against Thicke and…

It’s On! Serena’s Cleared to Wear Catsuits on the Court—Everywhere but at the French Open

The great catsuit controversy is over—well, kind of. Memorably, officials at the French Open banned catsuits directly after Serena Williams’ 2018 appearance wearing one, implicitly referring to the Nike-designed black compression suit Williams said made her feel like “a superhero” (it was also worn as a protective…

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