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Lorena Explores the Forgotten Misogyny and Abuse at the Heart of the Bobbitt Scandal

On June 23, 1993, Lorena Bobbitt (now known as Lorena Gallo) grabbed a kitchen knife in the dead of night and severed her husband John’s…
Maggie Serota / February 19, 2019

Violent Femmes and X Announce Tour

The Violent Femmes have announced a string of tour dates for May, most of which are co-headling dates with legendary Los Angeles punk band X.
Maggie Serota / February 19, 2019

Johnny Marr Announces Spring North American Tour

Manchester guitar god Johnny Marr is heading back to North America this spring, promoting his most recent album, 2018's excellent Call the Comet. Marr's third…
Maggie Serota / February 19, 2019

Watch the Trailer for the Netflix Mötley Crüe Biopic The Dirt

Netflix has released a trailer for their Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt, based on the memoir of the same name. The trailer touches on some…
Maggie Serota / February 19, 2019

Ryan Adams Accused of Abuse by Phoebe Bridgers, Mandy Moore, and Others

Ryan Adams has been accused of engaging in abusive and manipulative behavior with young female artists he was ostensibly mentoring in a new report from The New York Times. The…
Maggie Serota / February 13, 2019

69 Is No Longer Nice

I take no pleasure in reporting that President Trump has killed the 69 meme. For those of you who lead fulfilling lives offline, the 69 meme is…
Maggie Serota / February 13, 2019

Aziz Ansari Addresses Sexual Misconduct Allegations in Standup Set

On Monday night, comedian Aziz Ansari performed what he described as a "pop-up" show in New York City to work out material before embarking on…
Maggie Serota / February 12, 2019

Grammys 2019: Watch Janelle Monáe Perform “Make Me Feel”

Janelle Monáe just performed "Make Me Feel" at tonight's 2019 Grammy Awards. The singer is up for the Album of the Year for 2018's Dirty Computer and Video…
Maggie Serota / February 10, 2019

Terry Crews Says AMI Tried to Blackmail Him Over Fabricated Sex Workers Story

Terry Crews has accused American Media Inc, The National Enquirer's parent company, of threatening to blackmail him into silence over sexual assault allegations he made against former William Morris…
Maggie Serota / February 8, 2019

Ariana Grande Refutes Grammy Producer’s Explanation For Cancelled Performance

Today on Twitter, Ariana Grande disputed Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich's statement regarding why the singer pulled out of performing in Sunday's show. In an interview…
Maggie Serota / February 7, 2019

The Only Thing Trump Prayed for During the National Prayer Breakfast Was for It to End

On Thursday morning, Donald Trump attended annual the National Prayer Breakfast, an event that had the extra effect of cutting into the president's TV time. As Toronto…
Maggie Serota / February 7, 2019

Virginia AG Says He Wore Blackface as a Tribute to Rappers Like Kurtis Blow

On Wednesday, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring released a statement admitting to wearing blackface at a college party in 1980. According to the statement, Herring…
Maggie Serota / February 6, 2019

The Bullied Trump Child Fell Asleep During the SOTU

Grade school student Joshua Trump seemed to be setting himself up for a lifetime of swirlies and atomic wedgies when he accepted First Lady Melania…
Maggie Serota / February 6, 2019

21 Savage’s Reps Confirm He was Born in U.K., Dispute ICE Immigration Timeline

In a statement released today, rapper 21 Savage confirmed that he was born in the United Kingdom, The Blast reports. 21 Savage, born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested on…
Maggie Serota / February 5, 2019

21 Savage’s Lawyer Says Client “Never Hid His Immigration Status From the U.S. Government”

21 Savage's attorney Charles H. Kuck has released a statement, telling The Blast that he's fighting to get his client released on bond because he's neither "a…
Maggie Serota / February 4, 2019

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