"Just being yourself and putting your work out there is political."
In an email interview, Vingiano talked to me about the how she, along with Brittany Ashley and Steven Kanter pushed for more longform content, how she addresses topics that are often treated as taboo, and how comedy can help take away the stigma.Read More
No matter how many iterations come out of it, this joke will never get old.Read More
While last week’s episode of Saturday Night Live premiered to positive reviews, one sketch that caught on (to the surprise of many) was “Haunted Elevator”, in which Tom Hanks played the bizarre yet impeccably dressed David S. Pumpkins–complete with backup b-boy skeletons. It was a relatively simple bit at its core, but somehow the combination […]Read More
I’m still not done talking about this show and its cast. It’s likely that I’ll never really, truly be done until season two airs–and then that just means there will be another set of episodes for me to talk about. Thanks to the rising popularity of their show–and the fact that everyone’s starting to get […]Read More
In a video for BuzzFeed Celeb, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, and Caleb McLaughlin talked about what the set of Netflix's Stranger Things was like while decorating waffles.Read More
In a striking video for BuzzFeed, Brittany Ashley and Ali Vingiano created a short film that examines a type of abuse that isn't easily seen: emotional abuse.Read More
Buzzfeed Writer Harassed off Twitter for Urging “Not-White, Not-Male” Writers to Pitch to Buzzfeed Canada
You'd be hard pressed to find a better demonstration of the perceived oppression of white people being called out on their privilege then what happened to Buzzfeed Canada writer Scaachi Koul over the weekend.Read More
It's easy to dismiss a YouTuber's request for donations, or pooh-pooh an internet star who does sponsored videos and product placement as a "sellout," but these things are often necessary, as content creators on YouTube can't live on views and clicks, ads don't pay very much, and internet fame does not equal financial stability. In an illuminating piece for Fusion, writer and YouTube star Gaby Dunn dissects just how deceiving looks can be in the world of social media stardom.Read More
The fine folks over at BuzzFeed tried a little experiment with these ridiculous poses: they tried to emulate them in real life.Read More
"Hello girl genius, I am boy idiot."
Buzzfeed's Try Guys have tried a lot of things, like Ninja Warrior, wedding dresses, and even a wonderfully geeky cosplay series. The most recent Try Guys installment features non-coders Eugene, Ned, Keith, and Zach learning how to code with the awesome organization Girls Who Code.Read More
BuzzFeed brought together some people of color to recreate classic movie posters. They re-did the posters for Titanic, The Breakfast Club, Blue is the Warmest Color, and more.Read More
Featuring TMS' own Teresa Jusino!
Each of these couples talks about how important their partner is to them. They open up about the things they've learned, and how much they've grown and changed over the course of their relationships.Read More
"Was it difficult to come out to your parents as cisgender?"
Think about it. How ridiculous do these questions sound? Pretty ridiculous, right? So why do people keep asking them?Read More
When Cash Cayen, who spends lots of time at the Timmins Public Library in Timmins, Ontario saw a summer robotics program, she went to sign up only to be met with a big, bolded "special boys program."Read More
Unlike actual cat feet
These "Nekoashi," or "cat feet," will cover your chair legs and make them adorable! They also come in various designs so you can match them with your cat. High-five!Read More
What we talk about when we talk about NC.
This year's ECCC featured a Being Non-Compliant panel with Kelly Sue DeConnick, Noelle Stevenson, Kate Leth, Erika Moen and Spike Trotman, but the bad-assery didn't end there--Buzzfeed's Kirk Damato took to the floor to talk to creators, professionals, and fans about what being non-compliant means to them.Read More
The whole "historically accurate Disney Princess" project has been done before, of course, but Buzzfeed did a pretty good job of researching the authentic fashions of the time periods and cultures that these Disney movies took place in (but not, it should be noted, with their original source material in mind).Read More
In case you had any doubts about Buzzfeed's commitment to feminism after looking at their diversity-minded hiring policy, their patriarchy-smashing Harry Potter retellings, and their gender role-reversal videos that ask geeky guys the same boneheaded questions girls get asked all the time, then don't worry: their Tumblr just spelled it out for everybody.Read More
THEY'RE FRESH OUT.
Here's an awesome animation from BuzzFeed Video that shines a light on Annie Smith Peck, Mary Lou Williams, Ada Lovelace, Lilian Bland, Murasaki Shikibu, and Ethel L. Payne—six pioneers in STEM, the arts and politics who gave approximately zero fucks. Hell yeah.Read More
As much as we all love Harry as a character, let's face it—Hermione is better than him at just about everything and barely gets any credit for it. In fact, I would bet you so much leprechaun gold that she'd be a proud and outspoken feminist if she were a real person in 2015. Heck, Emma Watson already is.Read More