This reminds me of A League of Their Own when the women were told they had to wear skirts. Skirts are about the most impractical thing when playing baseball, firefighting, or doing police work. At least, when it comes to little girls' costumes, try to be realistic? » 10/20/14 9:39pm Yesterday 9:39pm

It's eerily similar though. Reagan talked a good game about the "war" on drugs while allowing the CIA to turn a blind eye to cocaine shipments that come through LA because those drugs helped finance a war of "freedom fighters" who were rising up against the communist government in Nicaragua. The NFL will also talk… » 10/20/14 8:51pm Yesterday 8:51pm

I once dated a guy who prided himself on being friends with every single ex. "I went to all their weddings. I meet them all for coffee. I'm being mature!" Shit like that. I once said, "If you have to force yourself to have coffee with every single ex you've ever had just to prove how mature you are, then you're… » 10/18/14 2:08pm Saturday 2:08pm

The Creepy, Misogynistic Obsession with Successful Women

It's not just the paranoid rightwingers. Everyone from all over the spectrum is hyper-obsessed and hyperventilating over female-led, high quality entertainment: Lena Dunham and Girls; Shonda Rhimes, her production company, and Scandal, Grey's Anatomy, and How to Get Away with Murder; Jenji Kohan and Weeds and … » 10/18/14 10:20am Saturday 10:20am

What It's Like to Complain to MSNBC About Luke Russert

There has always been talk in Washington, DC as to whether or not Luke Russert can do his job at MSNBC. Despite very public dislike, he manages to stick around like Prince of Cockroaches after a nuclear explosion. I don't know how much of that is true, but as a Hill staffer, I've had one experience with him a few… » 10/15/14 9:48pm Wednesday 9:48pm