Clarification on Yoel Romero’s controversial post-fight speech by a Miami native

It’s been a few days since Cuban Olympic silver gold medalist turned UFC middleweight contender Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero all but confirmed what many had been dreading since April: that fan favorite fighter Lyoto Machida has indeed lost a step and, since his style relies so heavily on reflexes and speed, his career is in steep decline. However, instead […]

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12 things that need to stop happening on social media

These things just need to stop. 1. The four-frame photo that says what one sentence could. Hey, people who do this… Did you know that uhm, You’re trying to make stupid Seem cool and edgy. (It’s not. It’s still stupid.) Stop. 2. Snarky comments over generic memes. Because why ever preoccupy yourself with figuring out something worthwhile to say when there […]

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“People Expect Me Just to be Funny.” Musician and Comedienne Ali Spagnola on what #YesAllWomen Means to Her

By now, we should be used to Salon.com writer Mary Beth Williams perfectly articulating our collective feelings in one sentence or less (Exhibit A: her comment about Gwyneth Paltrow on Today) but she often strikes a note of such profundity that she will summarize entire social movements with a few simple words. On May 27th, she wrote an article in […]

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