Emerald Catron has written for Asylum, Lemondrop, MyDaily and Daily Fill. She is one half of rap duo Dem Shortybooz and is a comedic performer around NYC. Follow her on Twitter @emeraldcatron
Celebrate DOMA Ruling With Awesome Pics
The Supreme Court has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. To be brief, this means that federal law now recognizes all gay marriages as legal. THAT means that married gay couples can now receive the multitude of federal benefits that previously had only been granted to …
Meet Wendy Davis, Filibusterer Extraordinaire and Internet Hero
Yesterday something pretty epic happened in the Texas state legislature. We know, already it is hard for you to believe, but we swear it's true. Senator Wendy Davis attempted a 13-hour filibuster to keep one of the most extreme anti-abortion bills in the United States from being voted into law. And …
18 Pictures of Baby Moose, Just Because
Running into a full-grown moose in real life would be terrifying at worst, disconcerting at best. Running into a tiny baby moose, on the other hand, would be adorable. Who knew? Now you know. Enjoy these pictures of little moose calves.
‘Exploding Actresses’ Might Be the Weirdest Tumblr Ever
Remember that line from 'Empire Records,' "Who knows where thoughts come from? They just appear"? That's pretty much the first thing that popped into our mind when we saw the Exploding Actresses Tumblr.
‘Thug Notes’ Gives Relevant Analysis of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’
It's been a while since we've read 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' but we're pretty sure this guy sums it up perfectly.
10 Lunch Fails to Avoid
We've all made mistakes. We've all had to eat a zucchini for lunch. Like, just a zucchini. But some of us are capable of learning from our mistakes. Others...not so much. Admire these awful lunch fails and hope that it is never you. Never again.
A GIF Guide to Surviving a Summer Heat Wave
Hey, did you notice it's hot outside? Like, pretty freaking hot. Maybe you can't afford the luxury of air conditioning. Maybe it doesn't matter because you still have to go outside. Don't panic (and certainly don't run). Here's a GIF guide to surviving a summer heat wav…
Paula Deen Racism Scandal Gets Taiwanese Animation Treatment
In case you haven't been following that whole "Paula Deen is a huge racist" thing very closely, here's a video to get you up to speed. Sort of. It's actually kind of confusing.
Kid Beats Up Dad for Not Catching Foul Ball
What says "summer is finally here" better than being smacked repeatedly in the chest by a small child? Lemonade? Sure. The distant jangle of ice cream trucks? Absolutely. Fireworks and BBQ? Okay, fine, we get it. Lots of stuff is more summery than this, but none of those are nearly as funn…
Watch President Obama Sing ‘Get Lucky’ by Daft Punk
If there was any doubt, Daft Punk's single 'Get Lucky' is now officially Summer Jam 2013. Barack Obama says so. Well, not really, but this is close enough.
Here’s the Kidz Bop Cover of ‘Thrift Shop’ You Didn’t Know You Needed
We didn't fully comprehend how many filthy words were in Macklemore's hit song 'Thrift Shop' until we heard that Kidz Bop was going to cover it.
Watch The Roots Perform an Amazing ‘Super Mario’ Remix
Good ol' Black Thought. Not only is he an amazingly talented member of The Roots and Jimmy Fallon's house band, but he's also willing to admit on national television that he's a "game freak." And then willing to do rap to the theme from Super Mario Brothers.
Twitter Reacts to Baby North West
If you've been dying to find out what Kim Kardashian and Kanye's baby's name is, well, you can finally settle up all your office bets. Kimye went with North. That's right, their little girl's name is North West. Here's how the internet is reacting to this news...
Instagram Now Has Video for All Your Lunch Filming Needs
Now you don't have to take an over-saturated picture of your lunch -- now you can take an over-saturated 15-second long video of your lunch.
Let’s Make “Channing All Over Your Tatum” a Thing
To support the brilliant work Jimmy Kimmel has done in making this video, let's all work together to bring "Channing all over your Tatum" into our collective lexicon.
Here’s What Happens When a Dad Figures Out Vine
Decidedly more frenetic than grandparents on webcams, this is what happens when dads figure out how to make Vines. Or at least one dad.
Watch Stephen Colbert’s Moving Tribute to His Mother
Last week, Stephen Colbert's mother passed away. On last night's episode of 'The Colbert Report,' the host offered a loving tribute to her in a rare out-of-character moment. You will probably need tissues. There is a strong chance that you will cry...
Feminist Taylor Swift Is Everything You Want It to Be
Do you secretly love Taylor Swift, but keep your love hidden because liking her lyrics makes you deeply, deeply ashamed? Twitter profile Feminist Taylor Swift is just the thing for you. They just take a Taylor Swift lyric and tack a feminist button onto it.
All the Things You May Remember Troy McClure From in One Handy Video
Do you remember Troy McClure from something, but you're not quite sure what? Watch this supercut!
9 Reasons Why Baby Showers Are the Absolute Worst
Wow, congrats on getting pregnant, friend. Can you just spare us and let us mail you some diapers direct from Amazon? Because NOBODY wants to go to your stupid baby shower.