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Bridget Read

  1. politics
    Stand by Your Man, Jill, But We Don’t Have to Stand With YouJill Biden says what we’re all thinking about her husband: Other candidates are better.
  2. red herrings
    More Clues That Ghislaine Maxwell’s In-N-Out Portrait Was FakedSome suspicious discrepancies suggest the shot of Maxwell and her lunch may be too good to be true.
  3. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: U.S. Representative Rashida TlaibThe congresswoman on being tweeted about by Donald Trump, bringing her son to work, and watching Game of Thrones.
  4. normal stuff
    Imagine This Voicemail From the President of the United States“This is Donald Trump, you know, the guy who fat-shamed you in front of thousands of people and on national television last night.”
  5. the epstein case
    Epstein’s Alleged Madam, Ghislaine Maxwell, Has Been FoundAfter Maxwell was rumored to be holed up in Boston with her tech CEO boyfriend, she was seen eating at an In-N-Out in LA.
  6. power
    You Can Always Tell When Trump Is AfraidBy helping to ban Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from Israel, Trump has shown how much they threaten him.
  7. embarassing
    Adults Take to Twitter to Bully 16-Year-Old Climate ActivistGreta Thunberg is sailing the Atlantic to promote climate change awareness, and her critics are making bad jokes online.
  8. hell
    Tinder-Sponsored Frat Houses Are the Newest Development in Our DystopiaTinder and Bumble have tapped into college campuses, where some fraternities require students to show their profiles before they can party.
  9. woo-woo
    Marianne Williamson Talks Policy at The Wing (Just Kidding!)“There are as many yoga girls as coal miners.”
  10. broken brain
    Put Me in the Fish TubeShoot me over the dam of this life.
  11. rich people
    So, How Did Those Much-Protested Trump Fundraisers Go?The president’s reelection campaign raked in $12 million at two separate events in the Hamptons, including a lunch hosted by the founder of Equinox.
  12. the epstein case
    A 15-Year-Old Girl Was Allegedly Held Hostage on Epstein’s IslandUnsealed documents say the girl was denied her passport, threatened by Epstein’s friends to intimidate her into sex, and told to stay quiet about it.
  13. 2020 elections
    Really, This Is ‘Most Electable’?Joe Biden and a never-ending stream of gaffes.
  14. sorry
    Unfortunately All These Millennial Brands Have to Be Canceled TooWe’re afraid it’s not just SoulCycle and Equinox.
  15. climate change
    UN Releases Scary New Report on Food Shortages Caused by Climate ChangeA new report from the UN says that humanity may soon be unable to feed itself due to climate change.
  16. power
    Tiffany Cabán May Have Conceded, But She Still Changed EverythingShe lost her race for Queens DA after a recount — but the impact of her run shouldn’t be understated.
  17. crime
    Cyntoia Brown Has Finally Been Released From PrisonAfter serving 15 years of a life sentence for killing a man who paid her for sex when she was 16.
  18. do-over
    New York Times Admits Headline About Trump ‘Urging Unity’ Was BadAfter considerable backlash over the way it framed Trump’s response to this weekend’s mass shootings.
  19. rest in power
    The Most Moving Tributes to Toni Morrison From Stacey Abrams, Beyoncé and MoreAfter news broke that the luminary had died at 88, tributes began pouring in on social media.
  20. broken brain
    What to Name Your 30 to 50 Feral HogsWhen they run into your yard within three to five minutes.
  21. gun violence
    ‘What the F*ck?’ Is RightBeto O’Rourke’s cathartic response to mass shootings in Ohio and Texas.
  22. misogyny
    Dayton Shooter Took a ‘Rape List’ to School and Made Threats to Women“This isn’t a mystery to me,” said one woman who previously reported him. “I’m furious.”
  23. politics
    A Gun Shop Erected a Billboard Targeting the Progressive CongresswomenIn the wake of nationwide outrage, the sign is coming down.
  24. deaths
    RFK’s 22-Year-Old Granddaughter Found Dead at the Kennedy CompoundSaoirse Hill has reportedly died of an overdose.
  25. classic joe
    Biden Kicks Off the Debates With Some Good Old CondescensionHe called Kamala Harris “kid” on stage.
  26. 2020
    We Found Two Whole Women Who’d Qualify for Kamala Harris’s Student Debt PlanThe proposed policy attracted ridicule for how narrow its parameters are.
  27. ew
    Jeffrey Epstein Wanted to Impregnate 20 Women at a Time at His ‘Baby Ranch’And then he was going to freeze his penis.
  28. too many cooks
    The Democratic Debate Was Worse Than a House Meeting at a Poly CommuneAs a former resident of a clothing-optional cooperative, I was triggered.
  29. s.o.s.
    I’m Sorry to Report There’s a Bitcoin CBD Gym NowIt’s also a bar selling “low calorie workout beer” owned by Tony Robbins, Pitbull, and the guy who founded the Learning Annex.
  30. log off
    Alan Dershowitz Decides Now Is the Time to Tweet About Statutory RapeThe attorney somehow thought it was a good idea to double down on his views that the age of consent should be lowered in a Twitter thread.
  31. crime
    The Most Disturbing Details From The New Yorker’s Alan Dershowitz StoryThe lawyer, who is closely connected to Jeffrey Epstein, once argued that the age of consent should be lowered to 15.
  32. collabs
    Mayor Pete Won’t Be Taking His Horse to the Old Town RoadA collab between the presidential candidate and Lil Nas X did not occur.
  33. hot shot
    Colin Farrell Boldly Attempts Reverse AthleisureOr, wearing cargo shorts and hiking boots to the gym.
  34. politics
    There’s Still No Clear Winner in the Queens DA RaceTwo weeks after it seemed like progressive candidate Tiffany Cabán had pulled off the impossible.
  35. crime
    Frat Bros Suspended After Posing With Guns in Front of Emmett Till MemorialThree Ole Miss students face a civil-rights investigation over the offensive Instagram photo.
  36. the anthropocene
    Everyone Should Get an Apocalypse Breakup Photo ShootCole Sprouse, Lili Reinhart, and the corroded landscape of their love.
  37. priorities
    Melania Busy With Important BusinessShe’s … already preparing the White House for Christmas.
  38. power
    Real Equality Is When We Can Elect a Female SlobBoris Johnson has become the latest man known for slovenly buffoonery to be elected to high office.
  39. beans
    When Will the Lies Stop, Ed Sheeran?When will we ever know the truth about his bean-shaped pond … or is it a pool?
  40. questions
    Can Someone Please Explain Amanda Knox’s Wedding Website to Us?Amanda Knox and her fiance announce a sci-fi wedding that we need translated.
  41. power
    Wendy Davis Is Running for CongressThe sneaker-wearing, filibustering abortion activist is challenging Chip Roy in Texas.
  42. goop politics
    Why Do Celebs Love Mayor Pete So Much?Not as spicy as Marianne Williamson, not as cranky as Bernie, he’s perfect for the Hollywood set.
  43. likely
    Epstein Lawyer Alan Dershowitz Insists He Has a ‘Perfect, Perfect’ Sex LifeThe former Epstein lawyer is being sued by a woman who says he forced her into sex.
  44. send help
    Am I on Acid or Watching the Cats Trailer?We’ve all gone to the Heavyside Layer.
  45. have you seen this woman?
    Ivanka Is Officially Done Pretending to Care About Anyone But HerselfIvanka Trump’s silence is specific and self-preserving.
  46. high anxiety
    Just Imagine How Stressful Gossip Girl Will Be If It’s Set in 2019Will Jenny Humphrey join DSA instead of going punk? Will drama go down in DMs instead of on the Met steps?
  47. god help us
    Expect War Over the Lead Comedy Actress Emmy CategoryChoose your fighter, if you can.
  48. summer terror
    The Birds Are Mobilizing Against UsHot girl summer, meet incredibly aggressive bird summer.
  49. power
    Yet Another Republican Refuses to Be Alone With WomenTwo GOP candidates in Mississippi say they can’t spend any time alone with women out of respect for their wives.
  50. paperwork issues
    A Sacred Vanderpump Marriage May Not Have Even Happened, Officially SpeakingKatie Maloney and Tom Schwartz’s 2017 forest wedding may not have been legal, according to Vanderpump associate Lance Bass.