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Because the internet is a disgusting and despicable place, SNL star Leslie Jones' website, JustLeslie.com, had to come down this afternoon after being viciously attacked by online hackers. The scum-of-the-earth hackers commandeered her site, posting nude photos that reportedly originated from her iCloud account, images of her drivers license and passport--an absolutely vile invasion of privacy--, and photos of getting-near-overdone meme Harambe the gorilla, among other wildly racist attacks. Jones, whose only crime is being funny...
Hello, it's me. Remember on Friday when we were talking about VICE's shitty interviews-as-dates series? Well, in that piece I argued that it was a faulty and harmful concept, mostly because female journalists are constantly portrayed as incapable of doing their job unless driven by some deeper/hidden sexual or romantic motive. The piece struck a nerve. Yet, the day after it was published, SNL went ahead and aired a sketch that once again portrays...
Sunday night I went on the world's most perfect first date. Then, I returned home to discover my ex had been on a date recently, too. But his “date” was with Carly Rae Jepsen, and it was for work. He'd written a piece for Noisey's much-maligned “First Date” series about the pop star. Her breathtaking 2015 pop album E•MO•TION was one of the primary records I used to get over him. Being confronted with...
You've probably heard the widely cited, much-lamented statistic that, on average, a woman earns 77 cents for every dollar a man makes, per the Labor Department. The exact figure there is often disputed, but there's little doubt that the gender pay gap exists. To help make up for this disparity just a bit, on the night of July 7th (7/7), the Way Station--best known as Brooklyn's one and only Dr. Who-themed bar, complete with a TARDIS--will be selling drinks to women for 77% of their...

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