10 Things We Didn’t Write About but That You Might Want to Comment On, Like How the Internet Broke for a While

Would you watch a musical about Trump?
Publish date:
October 23, 2016
news, current events

Do you prefer to read only good news, or do you purposely seek out depressing, aggravating news? We've got all of the above in this week's roundup of current events that we didn't mean to not write about but... well, you know how it is. You'll probably be especially motivated to give your take on this week's links if you're dying to talk about Trump or musical theater — there's plenty of those topics below.

Ready? Let's get annoyed/inspired/bored/satisfied/outraged/anything-but-speechless about what's going on in our little universe right now.

Donald Trump’s “nasty woman” comments have spawned incredible feminist memes and merch. [Huffington Post]

If you find one of these “lucky” pennies, a bank will give you a thousand dollars. [ABC News]

A giant cyberattack literally broke the internet on Friday. [The Atlantic]

Laverne Cox led the cast of the TV remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. [ET Online]

Trump’s 2007 Learning Annex speech is repulsive even for him. [NY Daily News]

A cure for herpes could be on the horizon. [Elite Daily]

PBS live-streamed their Great Performances series on Facebook for the first time ever to broadcast their Hamilton documentary. [Cinema Blend]

Snoopy will no longer be MetLife’s marketing spokesdog. [TIME]

The Bermuda Triangle mystery might finally be solved. [NY Post]

Women in Chicago and New York held Pussy Power protests outside the Trump Tower in each city. [BuzzFeed]

Which of these made you click its link fastest? Or did you already know everything about that story and you've been raring to go and share your thoughts? Well, your time has come, well-informed person. Tell each other what's been on your mind, or ask questions if you're not sure what the hell is going on. And if you want to write more than a comment — say, an entire article — about one of these topics, you are more than welcome to tell us so in an email to pitches@xojane.com.