In The News

[Content note for: Racism, homophobia, war]

The Republican National Convention is still kind of a nightmare.

Isaac is still making a mess of things (to put it nicely) in Louisiana and Mississippi. The storm is now heading into the Midwest.

Want to know where the U.S. military is engaging in drone strikes? There's an app for that! But Apple refuses to sell it, calling it objectionable and crude. I find drone strikes objectionable and crude, just FYI.

GLAAD's sixth annual Network Responsibility Index found that diversity is lacking among LGBT representations on TV. Which is to say most gay characters on TV are white men.

Arizona Congressional candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer says she doesn't want Mexican-looking Middle Easterners in the U.S. "legally or illegally." Note: Mercer is a Hispanic immigrant who became a U.S. citizen in 1991. Also note: She's a Republican.

Take a peek (do not take a peek!) at Barneys New York's new promotion with Disney. Includes an updated Minnie Mouse and Daisy Duck.

Bane protests in front of Bain Capital. He's creepy looking, that's all I can say.

The world is just a snake eating its own tail. With a spoon. And some crackers. Campbell's Soup is offering a limited edition Andy Warhol soup can.

Here are some helpful tips on how to do some anti-Halloween proselytizing.

FX orders 90 more episodes of Anger Management, proving that no matter how terrible you are, Hollywood will still give you a paycheck.

So... That's some stuff you can talk about over dinner tonight.

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