Photoshopped image of a black-and-white clip from Frankenstein (1931) depicting Colin Clive and Boris Karloff with a color image of a pay phone prominently placed in the background

Senator Ron Wyden is taking a page from Mel Brooks’s 1974 comedy classic Young Frankenstein in a bid to alter the disastrous Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) — a.k.a. the “Frankenstein bill” — which is galumphing toward a vote…

grainy black-and-white image of "Dr. Frankenstein and His Creature," an exhibit at Movieland Wax Museum in Niagara Falls, Canada

The Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), which detractors have dubbed the “Frankenstein bill,” just lurched one step closer to passage by the U.S. Senate. On Wednesday, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved to limit debate on the controversial anti-sex-trafficking measure,…

color photo of comedian Kathy Griffin onstage, delivering a middle-finger salute to an unseen audience

Comedian Kathy Griffin appeared this past Friday on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, unrepentant and unbowed. When the host asked what she’d do differently regarding the infamous pic of her posing with a gory replica of President Donald Trump’s disembodied…

Two screenshots from Harley Barber's Instagram

In an open letter to the University of Alabama, a trio of civil-rights advocates contend that the school erred earlier this year when it expelled a student who posted insensitive and racist videos on Instagram. The letter was authored by…