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How The Electoral College Screws Over People Of Color

July 14, 2016 / by / 2 Comments

Sometime on or before November 8, 2016, tens of millions of Americans will cast their votes for President of the United States. Results will be collected, networks will declare a winner, and one candidate will be deemed the President-Elect.

Analyzing the short list of Donald Trump's potential vice presidential selections.

Who Will Trump Pick for VP?

June 30, 2016 / by / 12 Comments

Abraham Lincoln’s party has chosen Donald J. Trump as its standard bearer. That part is done.

Analyzing the short list of Hillary Clinton's potential vice presidential selections.

Who Will Hillary Pick for VP?

June 17, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

With her victories in New Jersey and California earlier this month, Hillary Clinton became the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee.

Our highly analytical breakdown of the most likely Song Of The Summer finalist for 2016

What’s Going to be The Song Of The Summer 2016?

June 13, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

A few weeks ago as I sat my desk, hunched over my computer, a young child came up to me and exclaimed,“April showers bring May flowers!”

It is straight up galling to see suggestions in the media that Bernie’s supporters won’t back Hillary once she is officially the Democratic nominee.

The idea that Bernie supporters won’t back Hillary is insulting

June 09, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Let me start by saying that I proudly voted for Hillary Clinton in my state’s primary, and I’ve actively supported her throughout the campaign.

The Peter Thiel-Gawker-Hulk Hogan brouhaha is a complicated web of deceit, wrongdoing, racism, homophobia and more, but it’s time to take a side. We're here to break it down.

Hulk vs. Gawker vs. Thiel: Whose Side Should We Be On?

May 31, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Last week, news broke that controversial Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel had been the man funding Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker, reportedly to the tune of $10 million, all of out of anger about the way Gawker-owned outlets treated him and others.

After listening to both Lemonade and Views at least 1.5 times, I came to a pretty obvious conclusion: Drake is a better feminist than Beyonce.

Hot Takes In Your Area: Drake Is A Better Feminist Than Beyonce

May 02, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Lots of women like to claim to be feminists, but it can be tough to separate the true feminists from the imposters. That’s why it’s important to have people like me acting as the final judge on who really counts as a feminist.

Her Majesty seeks a royal tweeter, and I'm just the millennial for the job.

My Application To Be Queen Elizabeth’s Royal Tweeter

April 20, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Queen Elizabeth is looking for a royal tweeter, and I know just the guy:

Coming to grips with the no good, terrible, very bad Chicago Bulls 2015-2016 season.

Requiem For A Team: Three Hours Watching The Mess On Madison

April 15, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

The entire arena feels like a hangover. There’s the scent of stale beer and greasy food. The lights seem a little too bright and the music just a bit too loud. And of course, there’s the regret.

If Donald Trump was actually a world-famous billionaire, wouldn’t he have been using the secret billionaire’s club to hide his money?

Hot Takes In Your Area: The Panama Papers Prove Donald Trump Is A Terrible Businessman

April 05, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The news this week that the world’s elite used a shady network of financial institutions to hide their money offshore came as a surprise to literally no one, except apparently the Icelandic pixie-people who emerged from their magical woodlands to oust a prime minister and giggle.