Lifestyle blogger Aly Walansky is considering suing The New York Post after the tabloid printed her tweet in an article about the racist backlash to the newly crowned Miss America.
“The sad thing is, Miss Kansas didn’t make it because America isn’t ready to crown someone who represents AMERICA. #MissAmerica,” Ms. Walansky wrote while live-tweeting the pageant on Sunday night.
Beauty Is Pain
Last night we saw just how easy it is to be racist in 140 characters or less.
As New York native, Nina Davuluri, was crowned Miss America the Twitterverse spewed uncontrollably awful comments.
Apparently offended by her Indian heritage, users called her a Muslim, a terrorist and decided that she was therefore, totally unworthy of Read More
The loveable, retro kitsch-fest that is the Miss America Pageant took place this weekend, and the parade of earnest Midwestern baton-twirlers and bright-eyed Southern belles pledging world peace felt to the Transom like something out of another world, or at least another America. So it was the surprise of the night when the winner was Read More
With temperatures dropping into the low single digits, is it any wonder that most of us would prefer to spend our weekends indoors? Sure, we could be doing something with our families and friends on these blustery Saturday and Sunday evenings: Throwing a fondue party, perhaps, or helping the kids put together a jigsaw puzzle with one hand, a glass of Malbec in the other. But how can you expect us to concentrate when there are so many amazing things going on inside that spectacularly flashing flat screen?