Michelangelo Signorile on the PR disaster facing McDonalds and Coca-Cola for sponsoring the Sochi Olympics. SERVES THEM RIGHT!
Read Dylan Farrow’s searing personal account of the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepfather Woody Allen in The New York Times.
Not so fast! Documentarian Robert B. Weide defends Woody in The Daily Beast and the only thing that’s absolutely clear in all this mess is that Mia is a nutjob.
Over at Slate, the always-delightful Simon Doonan laments the lack of creativity on award show red carpets.
From New York magazine: A history of squirrels in New York City. More interesting than it sounds. Seriously. It’s RIVETING.
Slate wonders when we will have the technology to build a Starship Enterprise.
Drew Emery at Salon lists the various thoughts that zipped through his mind when he was called “faggot” on the street the other day.
Then, at Slate, they explain exactly what homophobia IS and why straight men are right to be afraid of homosexuality.
Mexican sailor survives 16 months adrift on the Pacific Ocean by catching turtles and birds with his bare hands and drinking their blood. But what happened to his companion? My theory? TURTLE BAIT!
On this Superbowl Sunday, The New Yorker looks back at the Janet Jackson/Justin Timberlake scandal that gave birth to the phrase “Wardrobe Malfunction.”
Did alien life thrive when the universe was still warmed by the relic radiation left over from the Big Bang? See what scientists are saying at Space.com
In the New York Times: Searching for Philomena‘s real son: The True Story of Michael Hess goes into detail about his life as a semi-closeted gay man in the Reagan administration.
And finally, The Guardian claims Justin Bieber is not newsworthy, but who cares? He’s online traffic gold. See why his story is a game-changer for the media.