Open Thread: Happy 20th Anniversary, Harry Potter 

If, today, you encountered social media, a periodical, or—in any likelihood—another person, you undoubtedly learned, quickly, that this was no common Monday. Or perhaps you already knew. In any case, exactly twenty years ago, J.K. Rowling’s debut novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone—the first in a magical…

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Here’s Your Open Thread for the Girls Finale, It’s Been Real

After watching the entirety of Girls (twice), and considering it these past few weeks in particular as I’ve kept apace with the final season, I find I have twenty minutes to write about it here and don’t quite have the words to express what it meant to me—the joy, the uncontrollable laughter, the recognition, and deep…

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Strap in, Babes: Here Is Your Big Little Lies Finale Open Thread

Tonight’s the night: HBO’s gripping and evasive miniseries Big Little Lies delivers its grand finale. We’ll learn—presumably—the identity of the person whose death propels the retrospective murder mystery. Hopefully we’ll see justice for Celeste, Jane, and Ziggy. And Madeline—will she commit to her marriage or seek…

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Open Thread: What’s The Shittiest April Fools’ Day ‘Prank’ You’ve Ever Suffered Through?

On April 1 of 2016, the staffs of Jezebel and Deadspin swapped sites for the day, and the results were immensely satisfying. We learned about a Man Achieving Adequacy, and about another man who uses hand soap to wash his face. We discussed the mutants who stand up to wipe their asses; we heard some opinions on Ryan…

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Maintain Your Sanity During Trump’s Address to Congress With This Open Thread

Emperor Trump will deliver his first speech to a joint Congress on Tuesday night, in which the White House promises he will “lay out an optimistic vision for the country that crosses the traditional lines of party, race and socioeconomic status.” So, will the man who made up a fake terrorist attack in Sweden to…

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