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Politics

  1. please don't! stop the music!
    Rihanna Reportedly Sends Cease and Desist to Trump Over Music Used During RallyPlease. Don’t. Stop the music.
  2. party report
    Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale on What They’d Do If Trump Came to Their Play“I would hope that it would crack his heart open.”
  3. politics
    Rihanna Glad to Learn Trump Rallies Play Her Music, So She Can Shut That DownYeah, consider the music stopped.
  4. anti-semitism
    Ilana Glazer Event at Synagogue Canceled Over Violent, Anti-Semitic GraffitiHateful messages like “Die Jew Rats” were graffitied on Union Temple of Brooklyn in Prospect Heights ahead of the political event.
  5. get out the vote
    If Will Ferrell Knocks on Your Door, Georgia, He Wants You to Vote, Not Hang OutHe’s just the latest celebrity to throw their weight behind Georgia gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams.
  6. crime
    Michael Moore Shares Footage of Serial Bomb Suspect Cut From Fahrenheit 11/9The documentary’s crew captured Cesar Sayoc in the crowd at a Florida Trump rally in February 2017.
  7. keeping up
    Kim Kardashian Admits Kanye’s Pro-Trump Stance Has Its BenefitsTrump is picking up her calls, for one.
  8. last night on late night
    Colbert Thanks Pat Robertson for His UnderstandingIt turns out arms deals are sometimes just more important than life itself!
  9. politics
    Chance the Rapper ‘Probably Won’t Be Ever Running’ for Mayor of ChicagoHe announced who he’ll be supporting instead.
  10. snl
    SNL Roasts Kanye’s White House Meeting With President TrumpThis guy played the stage two weeks ago.
  11. flotus
    Yvette Nicole Brown Takes Heat From White House Over Melania ‘Mistress’ CommentIs everyone who fills in for Joy Behar contractually obligated to go hard?
  12. ye
    Dave Chappelle Isn’t Amused by Kanye West’s Pro-Trump Ramblings“He shouldn’t say all that shit.”
  13. politics
    While Visiting Trump, Kanye to Reportedly Attend Music Modernization Act SigningThis guy is going to end up the new UN Ambassador, isn’t he?
  14. podcast review
    What Is Slow Burn Without Monica Lewinsky?The Slate podcast is an excellent political documentary, but it’s missing a crucial voice.
  15. 2018 amas
    New Political Taylor Swift Uses Her AMAs Platform to Politely Remind You to Vote“This award, and every single award given out tonight, were voted on by the people. And you know what else is voted on by the people?”
  16. taylor swift
    A Crazy Number of People Just Registered to Vote Because of Taylor SwiftWithin a day of Swift’s Instagram post, more people registered to vote than in the entire month of August.
  17. meeting of the minds
    Kanye Is Headed to the White House to Meet With President Trump, Jared KushnerWest reportedly wants to sit down to discuss opportunities for ex-convicts and job creation in Chicago.
  18. music v politics
    Donald Trump Likes Taylor Swift’s Music ‘25% Less’ After Her Political StatementHe’s sure Swift “doesn’t know anything” about the candidate she’s opposing.
  19. politics
    Lester Holt Doesn’t Want to Be the ‘Voice of God’The NBC anchor opens up about covering Trump, the never-ending TV ratings battle, and why he isn’t an “authority on everything.”
  20. politics
    TSwift Finally Gets Political, Denounces Republican Candidate Marsha BlackburnThe singer outlines her concerns with GOP pick Marsha Blackburn, whose voting record “appals and terrifies” her.
  21. tv review
    Who Is The Circus For?It’s hard to say what this Showtime docuseries adds to our understanding of politics or the way the news cycle works.
  22. star wars: the last jedi
    Research Finds Half of Rian Johnson Last Jedi Hate Came From Political TrollsOf the responses aimed at the film’s director, “50.9% of those tweeting negatively was likely politically motivated or not even human.”
  23. kanye west
    Slavery and Saturday Night Live: Everything Kanye Talked About on TMZ“One of the things I’m going to do when I run [for president] is not give answers off the cuff. I’m gonna talk to experts.”
  24. kanye
    Lana Del Rey, Chris Evans, Celebs React to Kanye’s MAGA Hat, 13th Amendment PostAll this and still no Yandhi.
  25. make voting sexy
    RuPaul Wants to Make Voting ‘Sexy’ For Young People“I don’t know what else to do, really. Attach it to Grindr?”
  26. how to
    Samantha Bee Suggests How You Can Mentally Recuperate After Kavanaugh HearingsFirst, picture the candidates that’ll be swept into office on the collective “massive wave of female rage.”
  27. cable news
    The Kavanaugh Hearings Gave MSNBC Its Biggest Daytime Ratings EverBut during Kavanaugh’s testimony, Fox News drew more viewers than MSNBC and CNN combined.
  28. politics
    Alyssa Milano’s Cell Phone Wasn’t Confiscated During Kavanaugh HearingShe attended as a guest of Senator Feinstein.
  29. murphy brown
    How Murphy Brown Landed a Surprise Hillary Clinton Cameo“It was actually Candice’s idea,” says creator Diane English.
  30. politics
    The Brett Kavanaugh Hearing Was Disturbing, Dramatic TVHow the Senate hearing about Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual-assault allegations became a strange, exhausting TV show.
  31. politics
    How to Watch the Brett Kavanaugh HearingBuckle up.
  32. vote malone
    Billy Eichner Urges You to Vote. If Not for Your Country, Then for Post Malone.Post has had a real rough month and change. Will voting in the midterms help? Certainly can’t hurt!
  33. #believesurvivors
    Alyssa Milano Shares Why She Didn’t Report Her AssaultShe wrote an essay on why she didn’t report the sexual assault she experienced as a teen, and rebuked Donald Trump’s comments about Christine Ford.
  34. last night on late night
    Hillary Stops by Late Show To Weigh In on Whether a President Can Be IndictedAnd, hey, if you can’t indict the president, there’s always impeachment.
  35. books
    The Big-Money, Big-Deal Books of the FallAll the season’s probable (or wannabe) best sellers, from Michelle Obama, Michael Lewis, Sally Field, David Blight, and (sorry) Tucker Carlson.
  36. murphy brown
    The Murphy Brown Revival Has an Episode About a ‘Steve Bannon–Like’ FigureThere is also an episode titled “#MurphyToo.”
  37. to freedom!
    The Nicki–Cardi B Feud Has Spilled Over Into Local PoliticsThey’ve backed rival gubernatorial candidates in the New York state primaries.
  38. feuds
    Debra Messing Reignites Her Political Feud With Susan Sarandon: ‘STFU SUSAN’Back at it again with the critiques of leftist politics!
  39. politics
    Man Brings Trump Flag to Frozen, Is Forced to Let It GoWhat a use of the money it takes to get that ticket.
  40. fall preview 2018
    Jonathan Lethem Wrote a Mystery Novel to Beat His Trump BluesThe Feral Detective emphatically reasserts the notion that a novel can grapple with a cultural moment.
  41. israel
    Lana Del Rey Postpones Israel and Palestine Performances“It’s important to me to perform in both Palestine and Israel and treat all my fans equally.”
  42. the politics page
    The Chess Game Continues With Donald Trump Praising ‘Good Wife’ Kim Kardashian“I’ll tell ya.”
  43. emmy insider
    Samantha Bee and the Full Frontal Team on Their Wild Ride Since the Election“I had nothing to lose by making this show. I had only to gain.”
  44. tv ratings
    For an Hour Last Week, Rachel Maddow Was the Most-Watched Person on TVThe Rachel Maddow Show was No. 1 on all of television during its 9 p.m. hour Friday.
  45. last night on late night
    Omarosa Is Not Here to Make Friends, She Is Here to Win“If you see me in a fight with a bear, pray for the bear.”
  46. podcasts
    Why Slow Burn Season Two Is All About Bill Clinton’s ImpeachmentA behind-the-scenes look at the Slate podcast’s latest obsession.
  47. books
    Omarosa Says Trump Suggested He Be Sworn In on The Art of the DealAnd honestly, why wasn’t he?
  48. close reads
    The Bachelorette Was Forced to Admit That Politics ExistAnd it immediately responded by trying to ignore that politics exist.
  49. let's get political
    Omarosa Begins Her Memoir Press Tour by Declaring Donald Trump Mentally Unfit“His mental decline could not be denied.”
  50. books
    Bob Woodward to Publish New Inside Account Fear: Trump in the White HouseThe famed Watergate journalist’s new behind-the-scenes look at the current administration is reportedly based on “hundred of hours” of interviews.
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