Well, that took long enough! After two whole seasons of Girls, we have the first official satire of the HBO show: Bros. Created by, well, bros, the online series follows former frat guys living in Manhattan — in other words, the exact opposite tale of Hannah and her quirky friends. In the first episode, star Michael and his friends experiment with the hipster lifestyle by trekking across the river dressed in over-the-top farcical outfits — think "Skrillex concert at a gay bar" — to try and pick up Williamsburg girls.
The episode goes on to poke fun at all sorts of Brookyn (and Lena Dunham) stereotypes — think PBR, beards, LCD Soundsystem, and more. We have to admit we have a few laughs out of the whole thing, but the show is much more enjoyable if you actually tolerate frat bros; otherwise, it comes off as slightly insensitive to our eastern borough friends. That said, this episode is the first of many, so we have high hopes for more witty banter. (Animal)
Marilyn Mosby, the Maryland state's attorney prosecuting six police officers for the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, scored some early victories on Wednesday, a good start for her to what is certain to be a contentious trial. At the hearing, which began Wednesday morning, Mosby and attorneys for the six officers argued read
Lila Perry, a transgender teen from Missouri, has been given permission to start her senior year at Hillsboro High School using the girls' bathroom and locker rooms. But what should have been a relief for Perry, who came out as transgender earlier this year, turned ugly when over 100 of her peers walked out of class in read