This Woman Is Absolutely Crushing It on Jeopardy Right Now

Jeopardy contestant Sandie Baker is currently on a six episode winning streak, having, thus far, racked up $140,200 in winnings. Past big winner Arthur Chu (the third most successful Jeopardy contestant ever) is starting to get scared, but her ability to terrify Chu and retain countless trivia facts are only part of… » 4/18/14 12:20pm 25 minutes ago

Taylor Swift and Your Mom Shop at the Same Place Now

Yesterday, Taylor Swift was photographed stepping into her New York apartment wearing — LO AND BEHOLD — a heart patterned sweater purchased from popular mall retailer Talbots. Not only are Tay and your mother sharing ex boyfriends these days(your mom dated John Mayer, btw), they're also sharing a favorite store. » 4/17/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Want to Cheat On Your Spouse Without Fear of Judgement? Go to France!

Recently, the Pew Research Global Attitudes Project surveyed people in 40 different countries around the world about issues of morality, like sex, drinking, and gambling. They found that the Czech Republic was most accepting of gay lifestyles, Chile was the most relaxed about divorce and France is among the few… » 4/16/14 7:50pm Wednesday 7:50pm

Obvious Child Is the Abortion Rom-Com We've All Been Waiting For

Here's the trailer for Obvious Child, the soon-to-be-released romantic comedy about a comedian named Donna (Jenny Slate) who, following a bad breakup, goes home with a guy who she meets at a bar and gets pregnant. Unlike with most comedies of that ilk, however, Donna decides to get an abortion. » 4/15/14 5:45pm Tuesday 5:45pm

Yes, He Has a Penis, and Other Facts About the Human Ken Doll

Justin Jedlica, dubbed by the media as the "Human Ken Doll" recently gave an interview to The Daily Beast and, surprisingly, it's actually not the worst. In fact, Jedlica actually offers some interesting insights into his motivation, background and, of course, his female counterpart, the Human Barbie Doll. » 4/15/14 2:00pm Tuesday 2:00pm

Last Night's Veep Was a Hilarious Tragicomedy About Abortion Politics

Only two episodes into its third season, the brilliantly written and wonderfully acted Veep (starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is already tackling the highly politicized and ridiculous Washington abortion debate by proving the seemingly impossible — that abortion legislation and the tragic circus that surrounds it can… » 4/14/14 12:05pm Monday 12:05pm

Here's a Quick Glimpse of Tavi Gevinson on Parenthood

Rookie's Tavi Gevinson has been making an effort to get into acting and so far it seems to be going well. The prodigy starred alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Enough Said, will appear on Broadway with Michael Cera in This Is Our Youth and is the special guest star on the season finale of Parenthood where she'll be… » 4/11/14 7:15pm 4/11/14 7:15pm

Here's the Only Coachella Makeup Tutorial You'll Ever Need

This weekend, thousands of young people from around the world will be packing up and traveling to the the middle of the California desert for Coachella, the most buzzed about music festival of the year. Of course, these days Coachella style is just as important as Coachella music so how do you keep yourself looking… » 4/11/14 11:25am 4/11/14 11:25am

Stephen Colbert Does Not Envy the Guy Who Replaces Letterman

After news broke that Stephen Colbert would be replacing David Letterman at the Late Show in 2015, responses were mixed. Some people mourned the impending loss of Stephen's right-wing alter ego and The Colbert Report, some people were excited and others were disappointed — though probably not surprised— about CBS'… » 4/11/14 11:05am 4/11/14 11:05am

Do Teenage Girls and Middle-Aged Men Make the Best TV Characters?

New Yorker television critic Emily Nussbaum recently sat down and talked with Anaheed Alani for "Why Can't I Be You," a regular Rookie column where Anaheed interviews women about their exciting or inspiring careers. During their talk, the women discussed Nussbaum's preference for strongly written teen shows like Freaks… » 4/10/14 5:45pm 4/10/14 5:45pm