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Move Over, Goop: Kourtney Kardashian's Poosh Gift Guide is a Trip

Move Over, Goop: Kourtney Kardashian's Poosh Gift Guide is a Trip

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Nov 28

We had so much fun skewering Goops asinine gift guide that it's time to do the same for Poosh.

WHO Renames Monkeypox as mpox, Citing Racism Concerns

WHO Renames Monkeypox as mpox, Citing Racism Concerns

NEWS | Nov 28

The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease could be construed as discriminatory and racist.

Israel's Likud Signs Coalition Deal with Anti-LGBTQ+ Radical

Israel's Likud Signs Coalition Deal with Anti-LGBTQ+ Radical

NEWS | Nov 28

Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has struck a coalition deal with a small ultranationalist faction leader known for homophobic rhetoric and disparaging remarks about non-Orthodox Jews, a sign of the prospective government's hardline makeup

What Headline? 'Gaslighting' Merriam-Webster's Word of 2022

What Headline? 'Gaslighting' Merriam-Webster's Word of 2022

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Nov 28

"Gaslighting" — mind manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful — is Merriam-Webster's word of the year.

Colorado Shooting Victim 'Wanted to Save the Family I Found'

Colorado Shooting Victim 'Wanted to Save the Family I Found'

NEWS | Nov 27

A member of the U.S. Navy who was injured while helping prevent further harm during a shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado last weekend said Sunday that he "simply wanted to save the family that I found."

'Fame' and 'Flashdance' Singer-Actor Irene Cara Dies at 63

'Fame' and 'Flashdance' Singer-Actor Irene Cara Dies at 63

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Nov 27

Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie "Fame" and then belted out the era-defining hit "Flashdance ... What a Feeling" from 1983's "Flashdance," has died.

Feast and Famine for Disney at Thanksgiving Box Office

Feast and Famine for Disney at Thanksgiving Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 27

Thanksgiving often serves up a feast of new family movies at the box office, but the Walt Disney Co.'s animated offering " Strange World " fizzled with audiences out of the gates.

Watch: In Memory of Stephen Sondheim, Some YouTube Rarities

Watch: In Memory of Stephen Sondheim, Some YouTube Rarities

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Nov 27

It still may be hard to believe that Stephen Sondheim died a year ago. Here is a sampling of some of work found in rarities available on YouTube.

8 Queer Celebs We Look to For Style Inspiration

8 Queer Celebs We Look to For Style Inspiration

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrea Marks Joseph | Nov 27

The magic of being queer, and living joyously outside the bounds of a gender construct, is that we can have so much more fun exploring and experimenting with fashion. We're looking at eight celebs who do bring us fashion joy.

Watch: The 1975's Matt Healy Kisses Male Fan on Stage after Kissing Female Fan

Watch: The 1975's Matt Healy Kisses Male Fan on Stage after Kissing Female Fan

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 27

Videos of the 1975's frontman Matt Healy kissing both a female and man fan ate a recent show in Las Vegas are going viral on social media this week.

Entertainment

Review: 'Flaming Ears'  is a Dystopian Pop Sci-fi Lesbian Extravaganza

Review: 'Flaming Ears' is a Dystopian Pop Sci-fi Lesbian Extravaganza

ENTERTAINMENT | By Laura Moreno | Nov 27

Filmed in Austria in 1991, "Flaming Ears" is truly an underground film. Highly acclaimed for its endlessly disruptive narrative — almost to the point of rendering it incomprehensible.

Business

Whole Foods Decision to Pull Lobster Divides Enviros, Pols

Whole Foods Decision to Pull Lobster Divides Enviros, Pols

BUSINESS | By Patrick Whittle | Nov 28

Environmental groups are once again at odds with politicians and fishermen in New England in the wake of a decision by high-end retail giant Whole Foods to stop selling Maine lobster.

Finance

Inflation Hovers over Shoppers Seeking Deals on Black Friday

Inflation Hovers over Shoppers Seeking Deals on Black Friday

FINANCE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 28

Due to elevated prices for food, rent, gasoline and other essentials, many people were being more selective, reluctant to spend unless there was a big sale.

Cars

Tesla Recalls 300K Vehicles over Taillight Software Glitch

Tesla Recalls 300K Vehicles over Taillight Software Glitch

CARS | Nov 21

Tesla is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in the U.S. because a software glitch can make taillights go off intermittently, increasing the risk of a collision.

Health/Fitness

$3.5M Gene Therapy for Hemophilia Gets FDA Approval

$3.5M Gene Therapy for Hemophilia Gets FDA Approval

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Nov 23

U.S. health regulators on Tuesday approved the first gene therapy for hemophilia, a $3.5 million one-time treatment for the blood-clotting disorder.

Travel

The Many Gifts of Santa Monica

The Many Gifts of Santa Monica

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 23

Whoever's on your holiday gift list, sunny Santa Monica is ready to be your one-stop shopping destination for everyone. Here are some of the fantastic ways Santa Monica can help you help Santa this season.