13 Bafflingly Gendered Products that Make No Sense
by Kate Brunotts Shopping for razors is especially difficult when you have to decide between being a froofy little girl or a brooding alpha male. I know it’s hard to believe, but it turns out that the blue and pink razors are largely the same outside of their color and
Meet Scabby: Union Advocate, Revolutionary, Giant Disgusting Inflatable Rat
by Hannah Harkness Yesterday morning on my Twitter feed, a post from user @jaynooch popped up on my feed with a familiar sight for any city with organized labor: a giant inflatable cartoon rat with festering scab wounds on its stomach. Scabby the rat is outside of wework today so
It’s Giving Tuesday. Tell Capitalism to Fuck Off.
“Just buy it! You don’t have to rationalize everything,” Lisa Simpson said to her mother as the guilt-ridden Marge found a pink Chanel suit marked down from $2,800 to $90. “All right, I will buy it,” Marge says, talking herself into purchasing a garment she’ll run through her sewing machine
When is it Okay to Start Playing Christmas Music?
by Kate Brunotts If you’re anything like me, you adore Christmas. The abundance of food, presence of family and mass consumerism; something about it is equally charming and awful. Nevertheless, the child in me always gets a kick out of the holiday season, particularly the music that comes with it.
The Hightest-Paid Tech CEO Is One of the Most Evil
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is climbing in the polls, due in part to her tendency to roll out plan after plan designed to make America a fundamentally fairer country to live in. As the Atlantic succinctly put it a couple years ago, America has “one small, predominantly white upper class that
Cheap Fashion: BCBG & Ella Moss Sample Sale
I hate “Fashion”. Fashion is for people who don’t have any style. Follow me here. See fashion is what’s sold to you by a team of marketers, manufacturers, CEOs and twit designers. It takes a team of highly paid individuals to swindle large masses of people into thinking that something