THE TEA | What's The TEA Baby?

NY Daily News

The Atlantic

BuzzFeed

The Hill

The Root

Vox

  • fresh teaHow Legion’s season 2 finale exposed the emptiness at the show’s core
    The superhero series would like you to think it might turn its protagonist into its villain. Too bad it kind of worships him. Every week, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episode of the week for J…
    - 7 hours ago 17 Jun 18, 10:30am -
  • fresh teaRoger Stone suddenly admits to meeting with a Russian national to seek dirt on Hillary Clinton
    Mueller has been asking about the meeting. Stone claims he forgot about it till now. We’ve learned of yet another shady 2016 meeting between a Trump associate and a Russian national. And, yet again, the purpose was to get dirt on Hillary Clinton.The Washington Post’s Manuel Roig-Franzia and Ros…
    - 9 hours ago 17 Jun 18, 8:30am -
  • fresh teaHow Jay-Z and Beyoncé use music to control the narrative around their marriage
    “No need to ask, you heard about us,” Beyoncé sings in her new joint album with husband Jay-Z, Everything Is Love. And it’s true, we have heard about them. We’ve heard about the intimate details of their marriage, the betrayals and the reconciliation. But that didn’t use to be the case.F…
    - 11 hours ago 17 Jun 18, 6:23am -
  • fresh teaMost parenting advice is worthless. So here's some parenting advice.
    I am the father of two boys, Griffin (14) and Huck (12). They are awesome: bright, curious, funny, and kindhearted.Like any parent, I would love to believe that my awesome kids are a result of my awesome parenting. Sadly, expert opinion indicates it ain't so. Genes have an enormous influence. Peers…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Jun 18, 5:41am -
  • fresh teaSurprise! There’s a new Beyonce/Jay-Z album online right now.
    The couple’s new joint album, Everything Is Love, is now streaming on Tidal. Four and a half years ago, in December 2013, Beyoncé did something that at the time was so unheard of that ever after it the act would be known as “pulling a Beyoncé.” She dropped a surprise self-titled album on the…
    - 24 hours ago 16 Jun 18, 5:56pm -
  • Beyoncé is a paradox. That’s what makes her an icon.
    Beyoncé woke up like this (flawless) and works hard (grinds till she owns it). The contradiction makes her great. There are two lyrics in Beyoncé’s oeuvre that sum up the paradox that makes her so astonishingly compelling.The first is from 2013’s “Flawless:” “I woke up like this, I woke…
    - 1 day ago 16 Jun 18, 4:32pm -

The Huffington Post

Slate

  • Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of June 11
    In a June 14 Slatest, Ben Mathis-Lilley misidentified former FBI lawyer Lisa Page as an FBI agent.In a June 13 Faith-Based, Ruth Graham misidentified the home state of the pastor who proposed to replace Mike Pence’s appearance at the Southern Baptist Convention meeting with a session of prayer.…
    - 3 days ago 15 Jun 18, 1:03am -
  • Work at Slate
    Slate is a multimedia digital publishing company focused on covering culture, technology, politics, current events, and business. Over the past 20 years our smart, witty takes have been recognized with numerous accolades and have won us industry recognition, including the National Magazine Award for…
    - 6 days ago 11 Jun 18, 10:08am -
  • Smoke-Filled Room
    As legend and William Safire have it, the political phrase “a smoke-filled room” derives from an Associated Press description of a meeting that occurred on this day in 1920, when a group of powerful Republicans met in a Chicago hotel room to orchestrate the nomination of Warren G. Harding as the…
    - 7 days ago 10 Jun 18, 9:01pm -
  • Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of June 4
    In a June 9 Sports, Ben Mathis-Lilley misstated that Brooklyn Nets forward Quincy Acy’s regular-season “value over replacement player” was higher than Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love’s playoff VORP. The two VORPS were identical.In a June 7 Future Tense, Henry Grabar misstated that O…
    - 10 days ago 8 Jun 18, 1:01am -
  • #SlatePitches Wanted
    Slate Plus members! It’s that time of year when we invite you to pitch stories you’d like to write for Slate.Here’s how this works:Post your idea for a story you’d like to write in the comments section below. You can submit up to three ideas. Please put each one in a separate comment so we…
    - 13 days ago 5 Jun 18, 4:00am -
  • Roquefort
    According to a recipe published by the San Diego Union-Tribune, it was on this exact day in 1411 that King Charles VI of France awarded the people of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon a monopoly for the ripening of Roquefort cheese. You may use the comment thread on this page to debate whether Slate magazine ow…
    - 14 days ago 3 Jun 18, 9:01pm -

The Washington Post

Vice

The Grio

  • fresh teaRent too damn high: New study finds minimum wage won’t cover rent anywhere in U.S.
    An annual report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition was released Wednesday and the findings were hella depressing. Turns out, a person who works full time and earns a minimum of $15 per hour in the U.S. can barely afford to pay their rent—and a person earning the federal minimum wage o…
    - 38 mins ago 17 Jun 18, 4:49pm -
  • fresh teaLil Rel Howery shows red carpet love to Black media
    Actor and comedian Lil Rel Howery deserves major props for showing extra love to Black journalists and press at the MTV Movie and TV Awards on Saturday night, reports the L.A. Times, making sure he gave interviews to Black press before speaking with mainstream outlets. The Get Out star’s “pre…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Jun 18, 3:57pm -
  • fresh teaSt. Louis man allegedly shoots girlfriend in head over $36
    A St. Louis man is accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend after she refused to lend him $36, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. On Wednesday morning, Brian Clay asked his longtime girlfriend Loreal Goode for a ride to a nearby pawnshop. He also asked to borrow $36 to retrieve a TV, polic…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Jun 18, 3:10pm -
  • fresh teaEx-Florida cop gets eight-year sentence for knowingly exposing woman to HIV
    A former police officer will spend eight years in prison for not disclosing his HIV diagnosis to his longtime girlfriend. Back in April, Ervans Saintclair was found guilty by a Palm Beach County jury of a first-degree felony charge called “uninformed HIV infected sexual intercourse,” reports th…
    - 3 hours ago 17 Jun 18, 2:20pm -
  • fresh teaCardi B reveals upcoming Rolling Stone cover
    Cardi B took to Instagram on Friday to reveal her latest Rolling Stone cover. The “Bodak Yellow” rapper can be seen looking flawless and flaunting her baby bump, while her fiancé Offset sweetly kisses her pregnant belly. “I guess it was too much to ask to wait until the official July release…
    - 4 hours ago 17 Jun 18, 1:41pm -
  • fresh teaEXCLUSIVE: Jesse Williams hosts star-studded ‘Blebrity’ game night at ABFF
    Jesse Williams is an actor, an activist, and an entrepreneur whose new app, Blebrity is likely to become one of your essential party-starters. The Grey’s Anatomy star threw a super-secret soiree at The Soho House in Miami during the 2018 American Black Film Festival and gave his famous friends a c…
    - 4 hours ago 17 Jun 18, 1:18pm -

Politico

'