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Madison Malone Kircher

  1. this is not a cheerocracy
    Follow the Stars of Netflix’s Cheer on Instagram, You Know You Want ToJust what you need in your life: more Navarro cheer content.
  2. this is not a cheerocracy
    Bless Her Heart, Lexi From Cheer Is Back at Navarro Y’allThe platinum cheerleader with unmatched tumbling skills was booted from the cheer team at the end of the 2019 season.
  3. coming attractions
    32 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2020The return of Elena Ferrante and a Me Too narrative unlike any you’ve read before.
  4. q&a
    Jagged Little Pill’s Lauren Patten Will Not Admit That She Steals the ShowTalking about coming out and also Connecticut Muffin.
  5. books
    Unpacking the Racist Drama Roiling the World of Romance WritersIn August, Courtney Milan called a white writer’s book a “racist mess.” Four months later all hell broke loose.
  6. youtube
    Tana Mongeau’s Emotional Jake Paul Tell-All Video Is One Red Flag After Another“Jake could fucking kill my whole family, I will always love him.”
  7. what were the 2010s?
    Reliving the Best Awards-Show Moments of the DecadeSpike Lee! Neil Patrick Harris! Pink! That time Jennifer Lawrence tripped!
  8. what were the 2010s?
    Who’s Still Mad at Each Other? 10 Feuds From the 2010sYes, the Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan beef was this decade.
  9. 25 days of cats
    We’ve Been Thinking a Lot About the Size of the Cats in CatsCats are smaller than a wine bottle and a bowler hat. Cats are also the size of a metal trash can. Cats are breaking our brains.
  10. 25 days of cats
    Make the Cats Kiss, You CowardsOut of an extensive list of perverse elements, the cat nuzzling in Cats is perhaps the most disturbing.
  11. 25 days of cats
    A Very Unofficial Drinking Game to Play While Watching CatsSome specifics because just saying “Drink whenever you see a cat” would kill you.
  12. kids and tv
    How to Keep Your Kids Away from the YouTube Horror ShowIt’s scary out there!
  13. 25 days of cats
    Is Cats Actually a Good Broadway Gig? 3 Former Cats Weigh In.“I felt so ridiculous, but I would be like, I’m at the peak of my professional career. Everybody wants to be in this show.
  14. 25 days of cats
    Meet the Woman Who’s Spent 500 Hours Teaching Broadway Cats to Paint Their FacesVictoria Tinsman was the wig and makeup supervisor on the 2016 revival of Cats on Broadway.
  15. music
    YouTube Streams Will Now Count on Billboard’s Album ChartsOur retroactive congratulations to Miss Rebecca Black.
  16. 25 days of cats
    Where Can I Sing Cats Karaoke?Warm up your pipes and prepare to belt “Memory.”
  17. scenes
    I Watched Generation Q With a Bar Full of Brooklyn’s Biggest L Word Fans“It’s The L Word, so even if it’s trash, I don’t care.”
  18. shane please step on my neck!
    YouTube Supercuts Were All Queer Kids Had Until The L WordIt was the first time I remember watching a television show and not needing to speed through to find the gay stuff. The whole show was the gay stuff.
  19. extremely online
    How Baby Yoda Took Over the Internet[Sips broth.]
  20. 25 days of cats
    The Niche Creator Behind YouTube’s Best Musical Compilation Videos Talks CatsIt’s a thing, we swear.
  21. party report
    Sarah M. Broom’s National Book Award Speech Will Make You Want to Call Your MomIt cuts right to the heart.
  22. ho ho no!
    Hot Cocoa, Glen Coco, and Absolutely No Lori LoughlinRoaming the floors of Hallmark’s first-ever ChristmasCon.
  23. stop shouting at me
    Company Name Henceforth Known As COMPANY NAMEA certain tech giant shout-announced a rebrand today.
  24. i have questions
    Kanye West (?) Asked Girl With No Job (??) to Debut One of His New Songs (???)Truly what is happening here?
  25. how mysterious!
    13 Mystery-Writing Tricks Used by Acclaimed NovelistsIncluding the Bullseye Method and the Don Draper Principle.
  26. theater review
    Theater Review: A Pop-Song Master Delivers The Wrong ManSongs by Ross Golan, belted out by Joshua Henry.
  27. instagram
    RIP to Instagram’s Best Stalking FeatureInstagram is doing away with the following-activity tab, saying that very few people actually used it.
  28. blessed be the clicks
    Handmaid’s Tale Wedding Photographer Speaks Out: ‘Everyone Loves a Witch Hunt’The photo was staged in front of a wall used for systemic murder in the Hulu show.
  29. memes
    *Nickelback Voice* Look at This DMCA Takedown NoticeTrump’s Nickelback meme tweet was shortlived.
  30. drama!
    Jeffree Star Gossips About [Bleep] in New Shane Dawson DocDrama so good it had to be redacted.
  31. fact check
    Can Ben Platt Actually Run for State Senate in The Politician?The New York State constitution says no.
  32. hbo max
    Big Ellen to Bring Little Ellen (and 3 Other Shows) to HBO MaxEllen DeGeneres announced she’s in business with HBO Max, including three original shows and a docuseries.
  33. national book awards
    Here Are the National Book Foundation’s ‘5 Under 35’This year’s list consists of three novels and two collections of short stories.
  34. extremely online
    YouTube Should Just Verify EverybodyThe platform created panic among creators this week when it announced it was removing many verification badges next month.
  35. national books awards
    Here Is the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction LonglistIncluding Colson Whitehead and Taffy Brodesser-Akner.
  36. downton abbey movie
    Every Awful Thing to Befall Downton’s Lady EdithPoor Edith.
  37. hey google
    I Love This Google Sponcon … I Mean Carly Rae Jepsen VideoHey Google: Play Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Want You in My Room.”
  38. backstories
    The Hardest, Strangest, Most Unforgettable Jobs In HollywoodTV and movie craftspeople share their stories (and a great dip recipe).
  39. queer stuff
    Sam Smith’s Pronouns Are They and Them and You Had Better Use ThemThe nonbinary singer announced their pronouns on Instagram.
  40. party report
    The Are You the One Cast Say There’s So Much Sex You Didn’t SeeA report from a finale viewing party.
  41. guilty pleasures
    I Hated Moulin Rouge! on Broadway But I Can’t Stop Listening to ItAaron Tveit sings an Adele x Gnarls Barkley mashup that is haunting my dreams.
  42. call me by your smooch
    How Many Marshmallows Could I Fit in Timothée Chalamet’s Mouth?A recent meme raises some questions.
  43. operation varsity blues
    Inject Lifetime’s College Admissions Scandal Movie Directly Into My VeinsA movie that looks poised to be so bad it’s good.
  44. party report
    Katrina Lenk ‘Enamored’ by Company Co-Star Patti LuPone, Because Patti LuPone“What things am I going to learn?”
  45. blessed be the audiobook
    Listen to Aunt Lydia, I Mean, Ann Dowd Read You Margaret Atwood’s New BookAnn Dowd will be reprising her role as Aunt Lydia. She’s joined by Bryce Dallas Howard, Mae Whitman, and the author herself.
  46. honey you mean hunkcules
    Losing the Hercules Ticket Lottery With 800 of My Closest FriendsEverything you need to know about your last chance to score tickets to see Hercules in Central Park.
  47. elephantine medlies
    You Can Tell Everybody These Are All the Songs in Broadway’s Moulin Rouge“Chandelier.” “Hey Ya.” “Sympathy for the Devil.” The list goes on and on.
  48. fat girl running
    Brittany Didn’t Need to Lose Weight to Run a MarathonA heartwarming film that forgets “real” runners can be fat, too.
  49. cash me outside
    Bhad Bhabie’s New Phone Game Is a Cash (Me Outside) GrabDanielle Bregoli wants you to “pick up yo damn phone” and download her new game. Don’t bother.
  50. moving to boston with my cousin
    Somebody Give This Theater Kid a Tony for Her Musical ParodiesLiva Pierce’s viral Twitter video flawlessly captures the strangeness of musical singing cues.
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