by Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus In a Vulture article published Sunday about Chris Rock’s new film “Top Five,” where he acts as director, screenwriter and star, Rock had a lot to say about comedy and the intergenerational gap between himself and his children. Rock started out the interview with a discussion of comedy, relating specifically […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus An Australian news anchor has worn the same blue suit for an entire year without anyone realizing to protest and point out the sexism his female co-anchor faces every day. On Australia’s Today, Karl Stefanovic said that while he changed his shirt and tie daily, his blue suit—dry-cleaned occasionally […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus A Dutch designer created a font especially for people with dyslexia. Christian Boer, who is dyslexic himself, designed “dyslexie,” the font that supposedly makes it easier for dyslexic people to read. The font, on display at the Istanbul Design Biennial 2014, utilizes distinct letters. Typical typeface often relies on […]

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Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Lena Dunham, creator of the HBO show “Girls” and author of new book “Not That Kind of Girl,” is threatening to sue a website that alleged she sexual abused her younger sister in their youth. TruthRevolt, a vigilante right-wing website with a goal to “unmask leftists in the media for who […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Taylor Swift released her fifth studio album “1989” on Monday, marking her first official foray into pop music and leaving country music behind. The 24-year-old’s newest album also had a marked difference in its conception, aside from the change in genre. This is — possibly — the first album […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Bethenny Frankel officially confirmed this week that she will be rejoining Bravo’s “Real Housewives of New York City” for its upcoming seventh season. Frankel appeared on the show’s first, second and third seasons before departing for her own spin-offs, “Bethenny Getting Married?” and “Bethenny Ever After.” The reunion of Frankel […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Malala Yousafzai has become to youngest person to ever be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 17. But if you’ve been following her story, the Peace Prize is not even the pinnacle of her achievements. At age 11, her diary was published anonymously, detailing her struggle […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Raven-Symoné, Disney darling and “Cheetah Girls” star, had her first interview addressing her sexuality in Oprah’s “Where Are They Now” series earlier this week. Oprah began the interview by reading one of Raven’s tweets from August 2013 that said: “I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Spoilers ahead! Warning: This post contains excellent writing, unparalleled wit, and spoilers from the latest episode of “Scandal”! Do not read if you are not entirely caught up on the show. Continue reading if you love my writing. Last week’s season four premiere showed us that everything in the […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Over the weekend, YouTube star Sam Pepper posted a prank video in which he grabbed the butts of female strangers while under the guise of asking them for directions. The video received instant backlash, causing both his fans and the greater YouTube community to call him out. Within the […]

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