When it comes to current events, I can’t get enough. I’ve always been a news junkie and pop culture sucker. Give me Lester Holt on the Nightly News and a Star magazine and I’m yours forever.
I recently wondered: how and where can I put these mostly important, sometimes useless, always interesting news stories to good use? Blog it out. Effing duh. For the most part, articles and stories I read and learn about make me feel all sorts of feels. This week, the feels are all sorts of fright.
Join me in taking a look at this weeks roundup of terrifying (to me) news stories.
Lady Gaga To Sing National Anthem At Super Bowl 50
Why so scary? We don’t know which Gaga will show up. Meat dress or Hollywood Glam Gaga? Mostly I welcome either one but I’m just so nervous for her. Remember when Xtina sang the wrong lyrics? Because I don’t. My paws are up, Mother Monster.
Zika Virus Outbreak
Why so scary? Something called Microcephaly, a neurological disorder with serious long term affects. Cases of mothers who have been infected with Zika while pregnant are giving birth to babies with the disorder. It’s running rampant in Rio, the home of the 2016 Olympics. And now it’s being reported that it can also be sexually transmitted. Effing great, you know athletes and their unprotected sex.
Bill Cosby Closer To Trial For Sexual Assault Charges
Why so scary? It’s scary because it sucks. It’s difficult to separate the Huxtable from the Cosby. Being confused can be scary and I’m confused. You’re supposed to be innocent until proven guilty, but over 50 women have come forward with nearly identical accusations. If this does go to trial, no matter the outcome, it will suck.
Blac Chyna & Rob Kardashian Dramaaaa
Why so scary? Because there is no scenario in which this ends well for everyone involved. And because I have no doubt that Chyna can throw down. Because since they went public my stomach has been tense and Chyna has already been arrested and in possession of molly.
Flint Water Crisis
Why so scary? Nobody seems to be advocating for the residents of Flint. We’re talking about a first world country where residents have fallen ill, lost clumps of hair, developed rashes and contracted serious diseases for almost TWO years because of contaminated tap water. And that’s just the physical damage, Imagine the mental damage?
Pharma CEO Martin Shkreli Testifies Before Congress
Why so scary? Then there’s this douche. The guy who purchased a life-saving HIV drug and jacked up the price 5,000 percent, with no remorse. On Thursday he plead the fifth in front of the House Oversight Committee. Oh what, all the sudden now you decide to shut your mouth? He’s such a douche. Right after the hearing he goes on Twitter and calls members of the House “imbeciles”. Idiot. You’re the most hated man in America, and rightfully so. Douche.
I’ll see ya next time, for an all new set of headlines that hopefully bring a whole new set of feelings.
Until Next Time!