Film

Oregon Film Series Cancels Screening of 'Kindergarten Cop' Over Claims It's Copaganda

Portland's NW Film Center faced a backlash for choosing the 1990 Schwarzenegger movie—but there has also been a backlash to the backlash.
Jelisa Castrodale
4 days ago
music news

NY Hardcore Show Sparks Debate About Snitching on Live Music During Coronavirus

This Is Hardcore has been postponed, but smaller shows in New York continue to pop up—and people continue trying to stop them.
Jelisa Castrodale
4 days ago
food news

Penis Cake Leads to Investigation of Racism, Sexual Harassment at Michigan Morgue

A former employee claims her colleagues shared pornographic images in the office and made cruel jokes about bereaved Black families.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.5.20
the internet

Influencer Arielle Charnas' Controversial Instagram Brand Received a PPP Loan

Charnas, the founder of Something Navy, has faced scrutiny for allegedly copying designs and for her handling of her COVID-19 diagnosis.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.4.20
food news

Nut Company Stuck with Huge Surplus Due to COVID-Related Travel Policies

With American Airlines axing its service of warm mixed nuts, GNS Foods is now stuck with an estimated 87,000-pound nut surplus. 
Jelisa Castrodale
8.4.20
Sports

Chicago Blackhawks Are Banning Headdresses but Keeping the Name

Last year, the American Indian Center of Chicago ended its relationship with the team over its continued use of a real man as its mascot.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.31.20
News

Dominos Will No Longer Reward 'Nice Karens' With Free Pizza

Following social media backlash, the company's Australian and New Zealand divisions canceled a pizza promotion.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.30.20
food news

Teenage Ice Cream Shop Employees Are Getting Harassed By Anti-Maskers

Shop owners across the U.S. are taking to social media begging adults to stop verbally abusing their young employees over mask policies.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.30.20
Social Media

Instagram Deleted Madonna's Post Praising the 'Demon Sex' Conspiracy Doctor

The Queen of Pop referred to Stella Immanuel as "my hero."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.29.20
Food

This Restaurant Defied State Shutdown Orders, But Now It's Closing For Good

Colorado's C&C Coffee and Kitchen went viral over Mother's Day. Now, it says state COVID-19 restrictions put it out of business.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.29.20
scams

Miami Man Allegedly Used Fraudulent $3.9 Million PPP Loan to Buy a Lamborghini

Nearly all the reviews for 29-year-old David Hines' businesses described "bait-and-switch practices and other deceitful activities."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.29.20
music news

Taylor Swift's 'Folklore' Cover Is Accidentally Hella Black Metal

Ihsan of Emperor notes some major similarities between the covers of 'Telemark' and 'folklore,' but he's cool with it.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.28.20
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