Did you miss the Met Gala last night? Here’s what you missed, as recreated by a guy with tin foil and tape. It’s only slightly horrifying. (Mashable)
Plus, here’s a good argument against Claire Danes’ light-up dress, even though I still think it’s dreamy. (Lainey)
Melissa McCarthy didn’t really like the “confusing” Ghostbusters trailer either. (AV Club)
BUT, to all those YouTube commenter dbags who only didn’t like the trailer because it features women: suck it. Ghostbusters is (according to this one poll, which I’m choosing to believe over all those dummies) the most anticipated movie of the summer. (ScreenRant)
Donald Trump is now accusing (or strongly implying?) that Ted Cruz’ dad played a role in the JFK assassination. Ted Cruz, noted Zodiac Killer, responded by attempting to make a joke. None of this makes any sense at all. (Gawker)
Mother’s Day is this Sunday. Remember to buy your mom something nice. Or don’t, if you want to keep the original intention of the holiday’s creator!
A bunch of male “activists” are trying to prove that Target’s new policy, allowing customers and employees to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity, will result in men using women’s restrooms just for funsies. So I guess these guys are right, because now there are men using women’s restrooms: THEM. They are literally the only people abusing this policy. Also, notice how it’s always only men who are this worried about who’s in the ladies’ room? (Jezebel)
There go all your dreams of buying pot from Woody Harrelson in Hawaii. (DListed)
An oral history of Amy Schumer’s “Last Fuckable Day” sketch. (Vanity Fair)
Clear the youths off the lawn. “Oldchella” is coming.
The Hunger Games is a popular choice for #IReadYA week and year-round, but did you know that Suzanne Collins was the first young adult author to sell over one million ebooks on Amazon? It must be all of those Cannonballers reading and rereading! After several prior reads, Cannonballer bonnie took a new look at The Hunger Games - this time with a new mindset - that of a teacher. See how her view changed. (Cannonball Read 8)