It's Been a Good Day: The DREAMers Are Saved AND Manchild Martin Shkreli Is Headed To Jail
Great news here:
BREAKING: Schumer, Pelosi announce deal with Trump to protect young immigrants; will include border security, but no wall.— The Associated Press (@AP) September 14, 2017
I think we all knew that border security would be a part of the deal, but the fact that The Wall is not is great news. As long as this gets through Congress, this is amazing news for 800,000 undocumented Americans.
While DACA and border security were both discussed, excluding the wall was certainly not agreed to.— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) September 14, 2017
As if the world needed further proof that Martin Shkreli is a manchild, he offered $5,000 to anyone who would pull Hillary Clinton’s hair during her book tour. Now he gets to not pass Go, and not collect $200, because he’s going to jail. (WaPo)
I love advice columns. I read them daily with my morning coffee. Sometimes they make me feel better about myself. At other times they hit me right in the gut so that I forget about my coffee until it’s too cold to drink. This was one of those times. This advice is so, so good. (RoleReboot)
It’s New York Fashion Week and Naeem Khan BROUGHT IT. I mean, he always does. But still. (GFY)
A mama giraffe and a baby giraffe with leucism (a genetic condition that “may display ghostly traces of their normal patterns”). How cool is tha…you’re not even reading this; you’ve already clicked over haven’t you? (Atlas Obscura)
Rebel Wilson won her defamation lawsuit against Bauer Media. Unlike the above, she does get to pass Go, and collect all the monies. (Dlisted)
The CIA doesn’t want to release Osama bin Laden’s vast porn collection. How big of a Venn diagram overlap do you think there is between his collection and the one Ted Cruz has? (The Cut)
During an interview with BBC Radio 4, Liccy Dahl said that when Roald Dahl first wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie was a black boy. Can we get THIS remake, Hollywood? I’d love to see Caleb McLaughlin in the role. (The Guardian)
How cute is Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr? So cuuuuute! (Lainey Gossip)
Kristen Bell is a gift to humanity. Her spirit and generosity during hurricane Irma made me tear up more than once. (Celebitchy)
Today is #CannonBookClub Day! Please join Cannonball Read’s discussion of Khaled Khalifa’s In Praise of Hatred. What is your meaning for hatred, and is it something that you could use to center yourself as the narrator does? Do you see rising sectarian tensions in your country or community? Join the CBR gang, and tell them what you think. (Cannonball Read 9)
I think we all deserve to watch this beautiful video. (5Things)
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