Say What? Interviewer Asks Serena Williams if She’s ‘Intimidated’ by Maria Sharapova’s Looks—World Laughs

File this under, “Oh, hell no”: While interviewing Serena Williams on Saturday for Inside Tennis, the magazine’s publisher and editor, Bill Simons, showed his ass a seriously sexist streak. During the conversation, Simons first called the über-athlete “baby,” and then added insult to all-too-familiar injury when he…

It’s Funny How 1 Title Can Fuck Up the Game: Thoughts on the Response to Damon’s Piece About Black Men

1. I didn’t love the title, either. The substance of the piece itself was perfectly fine—to argue and debate that would be stupid (more on this later). It’s no different from conversations many of us have in any number of spaces we congregate when sober, perhaps not wrapped up in as neat a bow as Damon presented, but…

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Sean Spicer Thinks It’s ‘Demeaning’ to Suggest That April Ryan Can’t ‘Take’ His Bullshit

So Sean Spicer is back with another twist, actually saying that it is somehow “demeaning” to veteran White House reporter April Ryan to suggest that she can’t “take it.” By “it,” he is, of course, referring to the fact that he told a grown woman to “stop shaking your head” when she was listening to him (not) respond…

Our Unreasonable And Arbitrarily Critical Standards For Women Making An Effort To Enhance Their Beauty

There’s a lot of huff made these days about social media and an alleged rise in vanity and narcissism (despite neither being all that quantifiable). People bemoan Snapchat filters, Facetune, and the heavily glammed up ladies that employ their visual enhancing features. Not surprisingly, this huff is usually directed…