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I probably don't need to open this post with a lengthy, serpentinely worded commentary or critique on how the generally befuddling, definitively unseemly, ethically incongruous, historically anomalous morass of tawdry affairs that characterizes the current status quo of the transfer of power at the executive level of the government of our United States of America gets increasingly awkward, mentally cumbersome and phenomenally embarrassing from one day to the next, and in accelerating modes that...
Among friends and exes of the band Childbirth, the hilariously funny, unbelievably mean 2014 single, “I Only Fucked You as a Joke,” was the source of a deep and sudden existential panic. “People took it really personally,” says singer Julia Shapiro. “They were like, ‘Wait, girls do that???'” But for far-away listeners—those not plausibly fucked by the Seattle band’s members as a literal joke—the song fell at the very top-tier of modern punk, and...
New York City's catcallers can get away with a lot, but a new community group based in Bed-Stuy seeks to confront them and their casual harassment. The Brooklyn Movement Center, a community organization dedicated to bringing "together residents of Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights to identify issues of importance," has formed a bicycle group that will patrol neighborhood streets with the intent of tackling street harassment, DNAinfo reports.  Catcalling is prevalent in NYC but also across the country. A...
Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia University student who has been carrying around her dorm room mattress as a protest against the way her rape case was handled by Columbia (the university decided against expelling her accused rapist), will be attending tonight's State of the Union address as a guest of New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Understandably, Sulkowicz will be leaving the mattress in New York. The New York Daily News reports that Gillibrand feels that "Sulkowicz’s presence......

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