Election news is heating up as we get closer to November. This week we have a lot of Oscars-adjacent news.
This week is the Oscars, which means around the country, people are cramming in their last chances to have social media bragging rights over whether they watched all the Oscar-nominated movies before the Oscars broadcast.
Oh man, everything is wonderful and terrible. The Internet hate fuel cycle has been in overdrive this week thanks to #OscarsSoWhite making the rounds, allowing us to add names to our Celebrity Shitlist.
Lady Reads is a bit heavy on the pop culture this week, but that’s just because so much cool news came out! But don’t worry, we’ve got dick jokes and FEELS too!
Lots of interesting reads this week, but let’s start with the news everyone’s talking about:
This past week wasn’t a great week for people of color. There were some highs, but there were a lot of lows.
The Superbowl has come and gone, but the hilarity of Key & Peele’s Richard Sherman & Marshawn Lynch interview sketch lives on forever.
We’re gearing up for the Super Bowl (meaning party food), which means we’re bookending this week with some sports news.
What did you read over break? Here’s what ended up on my list.
The holidays are coming up, which means it’s almost Oscar season, which means it’s time to camp out in the movie theaters!
We’re falling for Dispatches this week.
I wish we didn’t publish as early as we did because last Sunday was a busy day for news!
I love debunking hoaxes and bullshit “studies.” I hate all the other terrible things I have to tell you about. You win some, you lose some. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
This week we’ve got some good news, some Oscars news, and the usual assortment of fucked up shit. Let’s get down to business. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
So many people have medalled in Misogyny this week! I’m not giving them medals, though. More like epic stink-face. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)