Customers Are Finding Shittier and Shittier Ways to Treat Service Workers

‘Essential work’ has always been stressful, low-paid and under-appreciated. But nothing could have prepared workers for being spit on, screamed at and even shot during the pandemic

Why Is the Right Obsessed With Amy Cooper’s Dog?

Matters of canine etiquette have muddied the response to a shocking viral video

How the Fake Lesbians of t.A.T.u. Changed Queerness in Russia Forever

The ‘All the Things She Said’ generation is now grown up, sparking a cultural shift in their anti-gay nation. Does it matter that t.A.T.u. were never the real deal?

Understanding the Rules Around When You Do (And Don’t) Need to Sign a Receipt

The act of signing the receipt is almost obsolete, but they still serve a purpose in some places –– especially when it comes to tips