Amber Ruffin’s “Minute of Fury” Against Roseanne and White People Calling the Cops Is Spectacular

Amber Ruffin’s “Minute of Fury” on Late Night with Seth Meyers was so great that I wish it had lasted the entire one hour (although Kate McKinnon’s iguana story is not to be missed.) In the segment, Ruffin takes on a recent episode of Roseanne to then talk about the string of white people who won’t stop calling the More...

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By admin On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Things We Saw Today: Spike Lee Calls Trump a “Motherf@#!er” For Not Speaking Out Against the KKK. He’s Not Wrong.

Spike Lee’s forthcoming joint, BlacKkKlansman, tells the true story of a black police officer in 1979 Colorado who infiltrated the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan with the help of a white colleague. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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Things We Saw Today: Donald Glover Doing What Kanye Thinks He’s Doing With “This Is America”

OK, I didn’t see this today, I saw it this weekend, but you know what? I haven’t been able to stop watching it, so now I need to make sure you’ve seen it, too. Have you seen Childish Gambino’s More...

By admin On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Peggy Carter Dons the Shield as Captain America in Exiles #3

You can’t keep a good agent down. Peggy Carter returns to comics in the upcoming issue of Exiles #3 with a whole new look and a dose of super-soldier serum, taking on the mantle of Captain America herself. More...

By admin On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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This Ocean’s 8 Trailer Will Get You Amped for a Lady-Led Heist

Having this much fun is a crime. #Oceans8 pic.twitter.com/yBLtV4qdlm — Oceans8Movie (@oceans8movie) April 12, 2018 The impeccable, all-female cast. My weakness for heist films. I was already amped for Ocean’s More...

By admin On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Molly Ringwald Takes an Honest Deep Dive into the Misogyny of John Hughes’ Movies

In the 1980s, Molly Ringwald wasn’t just a successful actress. She wasn’t just famous. She was a cultural icon. That was due to her starring roles in three movies that largely came to define an era More...

By admin On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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The Fondest of Farewells

My dearest TMSers, today was my last day as your Weekend Editor. (I know, I know, I should not have picked April Fools’ Day for this announcement/final day. But it’s true, and I work on weekends! I More...

By admin On Sunday, March 25th, 2018
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A Neural Network Gifts Us With New Dungeons & Dragons Creatures Like Vampire Bear, Walfablang, and Meme Ball

We’ve covered Janelle Shane’s absolutely delightful work with neural networks before, and now she’s back at it again. This time, she’s trained a recurrent neutral network to name Dungeons More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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As Austin Bombing Investigation Escalates, Comparison to Unabomber Is Warranted

With the bombings going on in Austin right now, there are, of course, comparisons being made to bombings by Ted Kaczynski, also known as the Unabomber, whose reign of terror lasted from 1978 to 1995. Austin police More...

By admin On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Royal Goddaughter to Queen Victoria, Sarah Forbes Bonetta

Happy Black History Month! For each of the 28 days of February, we at The Mary Sue will have a post about a black woman you should know about—some you may have heard of, some a little bit more obscure, and some More...