On Our Radar—Feminist News RoundupLouis CK Victimizes Himself on Stage

Louis CK on stage at the 76th Annual Peabody Awards in 2017 (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)


  • Facebook knowingly inflated video analytics by 150 to 900% to encourage marketers to buy more ads. [The Verge]
  • As Sears files for bankruptcy, we look back on how the mail-order catalogue subverted racial hierarchies in the Jim Crow era. [The Washington Post]
  • A female Uber passenger was forced to pay $1,047 after her driver kidnapped and assaulted her. [The Cut]
  • Rachel Bloom parodies Mrs. Frizzle in a Magic School Bus style PSA on STDs. [Refinery29]
  • Virginia school quarantines transgender student from classmates during a routine lockdown drill. [Vice]
  • Serial’s new season tackles racial bias in Cleveland’s criminal justice system. [Broadly]
  • Louis CK joked on stage about how he lost “$35 million in an hour”—because somehow he’s the real victim. [Someecards]

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