Little Big Town's 'Girl Crush': a Perfect Storm of Country Controversy

In December, the band Little Big Town released "Girl Crush," the second single off their album Pain Killer. The track title wasn't exactly going to endear it to those who chafe at the term "girl crush." But the song's subject matter has also alienated the very people who should love it, because it flirts with… » 3/26/15 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

​Watch Mariah Carey Drive Around and Sing to...Mariah Carey

I have not yet been blessed with the pleasure of seeing Mariah Carey in concert, though I've heard its quite the experience. At this point, this video of Mariah and James Corden driving around "listening to the radio" and singing along is the closest I'll get for some time. And since Corden chose to play mostly… » 3/26/15 9:50am Yesterday 9:50am

Backlash Comes Over UGA's Ban on Hoop Skirts at Greek Functions

Just a few weeks after the video of fraternity members at the University of Oklahoma campus singing a racist song riled up the whole country, fraternity leadership and the administration of the University of Georgia have caused consternation over their decision to ban hoop skirts as appropriate articles of clothing to… » 3/25/15 11:20am Wednesday 11:20am

Angelina Jolie Writes New NYT Op-Ed About Having Her Ovaries Removed

Roughly two years after she wrote an op-ed for the New York Times about getting a mastectomy, Angelina Jolie has followed through on her plans to have a salpingo-oophorectomy, due to her genetic predisposition for ovarian cancer. "Regardless of the hormone replacements I'm taking, I am now in menopause," she writes… » 3/24/15 9:30am Tuesday 9:30am

Gloria Steinem + a Birthday = the Perfect News Peg

March 25th is Gloria Steinem's 81st birthday. While it's not receiving the amount of attention her 80th got (people love big round numbers), newspaper archives reveal that since at least the age of 45, Gloria's ever-increasing age has been as good a reason as any to find something to say about her. Scratch that:… » 3/23/15 6:00pm Monday 6:00pm

I Spent My Morning Trying to Match with Jason Derulo on Tinder

A little after 10 am on Monday morning, I logged into Tinder after an extended time away with a very important purpose: to match with Jason Derulo so I could watch his new video "Want To Want Me," which he announced last week he'd be debuting on the app. Unfortunately, my relationship with Jason (and–briefly–his… » 3/23/15 12:00pm Monday 12:00pm