Joke of a Debate About Trigger Warnings, We Couldn't Save Harambe But We Can #SaveNelly: P.M. Links


  • Nelly
    Photobra|Adam Bielawski

    The New York Times did a "Room for Debate" on trigger warnings. Arguments in favor: "It Just Seems Like the Right Thing to Do," and "Trust Me." Arguments against: actual science.

  • Michigan cops used asset forfeiture to confiscate a car, put 54,000 miles on it, and then sold it. The owners were never charged with a crime.
  • High school football player will not be punished for kneeling during the National Anthem. Nor should he be.
  • Author Lionel Shriver gave a speech on why artist should appropriate other cultures.
  • Nelly fans need to listen to his music a whole lot if they want to help him pay back taxes to the IRS. But we should try. As one Twitter user put it, "I couldn't save Harambe but goddamnit I'm saving you."