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8.15.18

The Lasting Legacy of Hollywood’s Recent Casting Controversies

For years the industry has been accused of whitewashing roles in its films. Here’s a timeline of the recent offenders.

7.10.18

Surprise Surprise, Your Ironic Hero Shannon Noll Is a Gronk

The singer went on a vile and misogynistic rant at a show. Are you really that shocked?

4.6.18

Are Scallops Actually Vegan?

When it comes to bivalves, the line between plant and animal is unclear.

11.16.17

'Asian' Restaurant Changes Name After Charges of Racism and Misogyny

Somehow, they thought "Misohawni" would go over well.

10.20.17

It's Easier To Get Good Pizza In New York Than In Most of Italy

When I moved from Italy to New York in 2011, I thought I'd never find a worthy Neapolitan pizza in the Big Apple. I was wrong.

10.13.17

Pro-Trump, Anti-Global Warming Facebook Post Leads to Restaurant's Closure

Cup It Up American Grill in Tuscon, Arizona was forced to close just 72 hours after its controversial post went sideways.

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9.4.17

Prince’s Half-Sister Says Purple Was His Favourite Colour, Stokes Controversy

In a statement to the Associated Press, Sharon Nelson confirmed that you just can’t believe all of the things people say.

8.23.17

Did Starbucks Steal the Idea for Its New 'Sushi Burritos'?

The chain has been criticized numerous times in the past for selling trendy food and drink concepts that were allegedly lifted from smaller purveyors.

8.8.17

If You're a Man, You'll Pay 18% More at This Cafe

And the Internet is outraged.

6.28.17

Eating Seal Meat Is a Vital Part of Life in My Community

Many people opposed to seal hunting don't understand that kids in indigenous communities are hungry, and it's painful to see that. It's ridiculous that other cultures are welcome to survive off of our natural resources, but we're not.

5.3.17

The Battle Between YouTube and the Mainstream Media

The revenue of internet stars is being affected by a massive clash of cultures – and it's only going to get more vicious.

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