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If you've watched BoJack Horseman, read Archie comics, or been rejected by someone who says they like you but your genitals gross them out, then you're familiar with asexuality ⁠— but probably not as familiar as you think.

A 2019 poll found that 76% of those surveyed weren't able to accurately define asexuality, despite 53% of respondents asserting that they could.

And that's fine. I can barely do it after years of research, and according to modern definitions I'm a full-fledged "heteroromantic" "asexual."

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Let's travel back to 2019, when London Fashion Week attracted the standard cornucopia of high end brands showcasing their weird-as-hell designs, from Victoria Beckham disregarding the impracticality of peep toe boots in the winter to Burberry debuting a hoodie with a noose as the drawstring.

Yes, they did that. And yes, everyone was uncomfortable. But for all the outrage the offensive fashion incurred, image this happening in 2021. After the resurgence of Black Lives Matter, a Capitol insurrection, and a hotly divisive presidential election, these kind of mistakes by any brand would be inconceivable in 2021.

Hop into our time machine to ask the unthinkable: Have we as a society made...progress?

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Here's the best conspiracy theory you'll hear all day (among the many coming out of the White House): None of this is happening.

Everything since the 2016 presidential election is just b-roll for a parody movie about the American presidency. Our actual president is dancing with Annette Bening at state dinner. Our president is balancing the federal budget with common sense. Our American president is kicking ass on Air Force One.

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TV Features

Before Its Time: Jessica Alba and Jensen Ackles in James Cameron's "Dark Angel"

Once upon a time in 2000, "Transgenics" (genetically enhanced humans) were violently attacked by the public, stripped of rights by the government, and shamed into hiding in plain sight. Sound familiar?

Back in 2000, Jessica Alba, Jensen Ackles, and Michael Weatherly starred in a James Cameron-helmed TV series about a dystopian cyberpunk future.

Yes, you heard that right. Chuck D of Public Enemy even composed the theme song with the group's producer, Gary G-Wiz, and Cameron later praised the production as "the best experience [he] had working with other writers." And yet, few people have ever heard of the series, so what happened?

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FILM

11 Football Movies Better Than the Super Bowl

"This is for Rudy, Coach." *sobs*

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The Super Bowl is upon us, which means millions of people will be emotionally investing in the man-on-man performance of football.

Despite being a child of a die-hard sports fan whose identity hinged upon the successes and failures of his favorite organization (the Cleveland Browns, I sh*t you not–can you imagine an entire lifetime of being fanatical over the Cleveland Browns?), I don't understand the hype around football.

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Film Features

Before Its Time: Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1997 "Cinderella"

Fans are calling for Cinderella to be added to the massive selection of nostalgic '90s movies on Disney+.

Update Feb 4:

It's happening! Millennials everywhere rejoice as Brandy Norwood as Cinderella will join Disney+ on February 12.


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