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
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 …
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 …
Here’s AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ Played on Flaming Bagpipes
Well, here's something you don't see every day (unless you follow this guy around, in which case, move along ... move along). It's a man with a mohawk playing "Thunderstruck" by AC/DC on bagpipes that shoot flames. He also dances a bit. And he's wearing a leathe…
Reporter Caught Dropping Multiple F-Bombs On Air
As you could maybe surmise from the "multiple f-bombs" in the headline, this video contains NSFW language.
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.
‘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.
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.
‘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.
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…
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.
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.
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…