Mommy dearest: a psychiatrist puts Donald Trump on the couch

October 21, 2018

Dr Justin Frank reckons the president has an erotic affection to his daughter and a fixation with faeces and dirt It all begins with the mother. This is the opening line of Mary Anne MacLeod , who arrived in New York from the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis in 1930. After six years as a domestic worker and nanny, she married the property developer Fred Trump and they had five…

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Art as witness: celebrating the best post-Trump political cartoons

October 19, 2018

Group exhibition in New York features over 200 artworks that cover both the president and the various issues that have arisen during his time in office From a burning White House to running refugees, there has been so much political art since Donald Trump came into power, satire is no longer at the sidelines. It is center stage. Some of the most politically charged illustrations and cartoons of the past…

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Tilda Swinton reveals that she posed an an old man in an honestly impressive hoax

October 17, 2018

Tilda Swinton had an impressive tranformation into an 80-year-old man in upcoming movie 'Suspiria'Image: Getty Images Does the name Lutz Ebersdorf ring a bell?  That’s the name of the 80-year-old actor playing Dr Josef Klemperer in the upcoming horror movie Suspiria.  Never heard of him? Yeah, us neither.That’s because Mr. Ebersdorf does not exist. The elderly break through star was actually actor Tilda Swinton in prosthetics all along.  SEE ALSO:…

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Trump and Kavanaugh claim we live in a meritocracy. Dont believe a word of it | Arwa Mahdawi

October 13, 2018

Arwa Mahdawi: The president and his supreme court nominee have been claiming they rose to the top all on their own. Sadly, stretching the truth is not confined to them If you are very clever and work very hard, you can achieve anything. We know this because successful people are always telling us so. They got where they are because of their work ethic: rich parents, the right connections and…

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Wikipedia demotes Breitbart to fake news

October 9, 2018

Breitbart joins a list of other sites that have gotten the thumbs down for facts from the internet's encyclopedia.Image: CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES Wikipedia, the internet’s crowd-sourced encyclopedia, has declared “fake news” on far-right site Breitbart, deeming the outlet asn unreliable source for facts.  SEE ALSO: Milo Yiannopoulos’ Facebook rant shows that de-platforming actually works The decision, flagged by Motherboard, was declared on September 25, 2018 after an ongoing discussion amongst…

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The Front Runner review Hugh Jackman makes headlines in nuanced drama

October 9, 2018

Starring as disgraced US senator Gary Hart, the Oscar nominee delivers a thoughtful performance in a film about morality in both politics and the newsroom What is newsworthy? What should those working at a paper of record be devoting their time to while figuring out what can be filed away as frippery? Its certainly a debate thats plagued newsrooms more than ever since Donald Trump slithered his way into the…

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Donald Trump used a noticeably out-of-date photo to commemorate 9/11. Ugh.

September 29, 2018

WHAT, ME WORRY ? Image: Getty Images Time to add another item to the listing of baffling decisions the White House established on 9/11. On Tuesday, the below tweet was transmitted from Donald Trump’s Twitter account as he and First Lady Melania Trump departed the White House for the September 11 remembrance liturgy in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, area of the crash of United Flight 93. . @RealDonaldTrump is an Orwellian manufacturer…

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Bombshell report reveals Trump administration is changing sexual assault rules at colleges. To protect the accused.

September 29, 2018

Photo by Alex Wong/ Getty Images. The proposed regulations would dramatically change shields and privileges for victims. A shocking new report on proposed college campus regulation changes could dramatically alter America’s approach to sexual assault — in a way that undermines the rights and protections of victims. According to proposed rule changes from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the changes would raise the bar for what constitutes sexual harassment or assault…

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While You Were Offline: The Op-Ed Is Coming From Inside the House

September 23, 2018

Boy, oh son. Technically, thanks to Labor Day, this past week was shorter work-wise than most. That said, the internet never takes a day off, so it was just as full as the rest. Believe we’re kidding? We’re not. As proof, here’s a series of unrelated tweets that represent simply a fraction of what people were talking about online over the last seven days 😛 TAGEND https :// twitter.com/ brooksbarnesNYT/…

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The WIRED Guide to Virtual Reality

September 15, 2018

All hail the headset. Or, alternatively, all ignore the headset, because it’s gonna be a dismal failure anyway. That’s pretty much the conversation around virtual reality, a technology by which computer-aided stimuli create the immersive illusion of being somewhere else—and a topic on which middle ground is about as scarce as affordable housing in Silicon Valley. VR is either going to upend our lives in a way nothing has since…

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Author’s bizarre story of rejection goes viral on Twitter

September 15, 2018

Judging writing races can be hard work … specially if your own story is in the mingle . Image: Getty Images/ iStockphoto Pretty much every writer out there will have a rejection story or two. Not many will have ones quite as dramatic as the narrative author Mark Leidner shared on Twitter this week, though. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling’s rejection letters give hope to the writer in us all Here…

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While You Were Offline: How Many Trump Tapes Does Omarosa Have Exactly?

September 14, 2018

Bad news for those hoping to see President Trump‘s projected military parade this November: It’s postponed, perhaps because it was apparently going to cost more than $80 million more than originally estimated. And that was just one of a pair setbacks last week for Trump, who also got dinged by a federal magistrate who governed the administration screwed up the wording on its controversial NDA sorts.( The president likewise picked…

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We all have that one classic we love to talk about, and this twitter thread is here to call us out

September 10, 2018

Image: Shutterstock/ adistock We were all young and impressionable formerly. And we all remember the first classic volume we speak that really make a chord with us, stimulating us realise the power of great literature. SEE ALSO: You need to read this author’s disastrous abandonment narrative the whole way to the end For some it’s The Great Gatsby , for others it’s George Orwell’s < em> 1984 . And this…

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Doja Cats cow anthem is the perfect song to get you in the mooood

September 7, 2018

The truth isn’t the truth, according to Rudy Giuliani . Image: Getty Images/ alex wong Another day, another Trump aide gaslighting the American public. The latest: Rudy Giuliani’s declaration Sunday that “truth isn’t truth, ” which is mind-numbingly WTF and yet somehow perfect for our post-“fake news” era. SEE ALSO: Rudy Giuliani’s puzzling unfinished tweet brought about by the best in Snark Twitter Speaking to Chuck Todd on NBC’s Meet…

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Public versus private school a study found just one factor can make all the difference.

August 30, 2018

Many mothers who want the best education for most children turn to private schools, presupposing they will lead their kids to greater success . At first glance, some data appears to back up that thought. The National Association of Independent Schools and Gallup found that private schools tend to have a greater percentage of graduates going on to higher education, and also tend to attend selective colleges and universities. And…

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Skate Kitchen review spiky youth culture drama keeps you on board

August 27, 2018

Crystal Moselles narrative follow-up to acclaimed documentary The Wolfpack is a primarily naturalistic and atmospheric narration of skateboarders in New York Crystal Moselle’s new film Skate Kitchen opens on Long Island teen Camille( Rachelle Vinberg) as she engraves up a Lower East Side park on her committee. She’s weightless, carefree, in her element- until she mops out, and hard-boiled. She sustains a particularly intimate injury known as get “credit carded”(…

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Steve Miller doesn’t like that Statue of Liberty poem

August 26, 2018

Stephen Miller’s uncle did not held up . Image: Getty Images Even Stephen Miller’s family can’t stand him. The senior Trump advisor has constructed his fair share of opponents thanks to his is currently working on Trump’s harsh immigration policies, and now at least one of his family members is part of that crowd. SEE ALSO: Opening your dwelling to refugees is one powerful course to resist Trump’s immigration policy…

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Acosta walking out of press briefing

August 24, 2018

The Trump administration hasn’t been participating in the best of words with the media lately, to put it lightly. On Thursday, CNN’s Jim Acosta went out of a White House press briefing after Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to confirm that the press corps is not the “enemy of the people, ” as Trump are systematically called them in the past. SEE ALSO: Sarah Huckabee Sanders tries and fails to explain…

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J.K. Rowling parodies a Trump tweet in the most brutal fashion

August 24, 2018

J.K. Rowling’s Twitter charades are sort of magical . Image: Walter McBride/ ERIC BARADAT/ AFP/ Getty Images/ mashable When it comes to shutting down the President on Twitter, J.K. Rowling is something of a wizard. She’s done it countless hours over the past few years, and it doesn’t was like she’s planning to stop anytime soon. SEE ALSO: JK Rowling can’t stop laughing after Trump boasts about his writing abilities…

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