Category: Culture

Inside PETA’s Fight to Take Down the Iditarod

The Iditarod, the annual thousand-mile sled-dog race across Alaska, starts with something in between a parade, a dog show and a wilderness carnival. The streets of downtown Anchorage fill with more than a thousand yapping…

NXIVM: What We Know About Alleged Sex Trafficking, Forced Labor

On Monday, Mexican authorities closed in on Keith Raniere, co-founder of the controversial, cult-like self-help group NXIVM. The Albany, New York-based NXIVM is, according its website, “a community guided by humanitarian principles This article originally…

Bill Murray Compares Parkland Students to Vietnam Protestors

Bill Murray praised Parkland high schoolers for kickstarting a new push for gun control following the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February. Speaking with This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Bill Murray Compares…

20 Best ‘Portlandia’ Sketches

Goodbye, Portlandia: You’ve given us eight great seasons, and yet it still feels as if you’re gone too soon. The off-kilter IFC comedy series will air its series finale on March 22nd, which means we’ll…