Welcome back to our always surprising, regularly irregular roundup of stories that we didn't write about, but that you might want to comment on. This week, we mixed up the eight links to include some less earth-shattering, but still talk-about-able pieces of news. What do you think? Are these eight stories a good mix of high stakes and low brow pieces? What stories — or kinds of stories — do you wish we'd make room for in these roundups?
An investment group offering to buyout the bankrupt American Apparel plans to bring ousted CEO Dov Charney. [Buzzfeed]
According to Donald Trump, Donald Trump has a “great relationship with God.” [CNN]
A prosecutor promised Bill Cosby that his 2005 deposition confession would not be used against him in court. [BBC]
Anna Duggar is pregnant after visiting Josh Duggar at sex addiction rehab. [Celebitchy]
Here is a video of Alan Rickman being incredible in everything. [Salon]
Sesame Street is on HBO and it looks like Williamsburg. [Gawker]
Iran has released four American prisoners. [Mic]
Brace yourselves — Scream Queens is coming back for a second season. [Jezebel]
Before you head down below and comment on the political intrigues and scandals that were or were not mentioned in this piece, there's one thing I'd love to know (aside from the balancing act of politics and pop culture we try to achieve with these roundups — to mixed degrees of success) and that thing is this: what sites do you head to for your news — whether that news is focused on international relations or internet celebrity feuds?