- Catherine Young over at Bitch Media discusses the rise of ironic misandry, an online trend where feminists mock the idea that we hate men. Take a sip from your Male Tears mug and check this article out. (Critical Writ staff)
- Carrie Fisher, aka Princess Leia, is in stable condition after her scary heart attack on a plane over Christmas weekend. Please, 2016, don't do this. You already took too many stars this year (including singer and secret philanthropist George Michael on Christmas Day, what the heck 2016?) (Critical Writ Staff)
- After much public outcry, The Rockettes are allowing individual dancers to opt out of performing at Herr Trump's inauguration. But this organization has not always been so progressive: did you know they didn't even allow black dancers until 1987? (Ivonne)
For today's musical hit, remember a music legend, by watching this fabulous live performance of "Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me" with George Michael and Elton John. As a child of the 80s, as someone who grew up listening to Wham! and George Michaels, I can honestly say: you will be missed (Ivonne)
Today's critical rolls:
What celebrity death in 2016 has hit you the hardest?
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