It's Always Fun When A Sitting Congressman Sits On A Science Committee And Doesn't Understand Basic Human Biology

Republican Congressman Todd Akin, awful human being, is running against Claire McCaskill for Senate and said the awful thing below. Everyone needs to know his name so he never gets another vote in any race, not even like a dog catcher campaign in a rural town. Because Todd Akin is a awful human being. Share this like it's your job.

It's Always Fun When A Sitting Congressman Sits On A Science Committee And Doesn't Understand Basic Human Biology

Rape fact:
  • A 1996 study found that more than 32,000 pregnancies occurred after rape per year in America. So he's really, really wrong, by any measure, on top of being completely insensitive and cruel.

More things to know about Congressman Todd Akin, awful human being:
  • He bravely apologized for his choice of words, in a way befitting a congressman who is awful.
  • He wants to eliminate school lunch programs and the morning-after pill entirely.
  • He was co-sponsor of a bill that only counted "forcible rape" as a reason to get an abortion, as if there was any other kind.
  • He once questioned whether rape accusations might be used by bitter women to get back at their husbands in divorce cases.
  • Also, Congressman Todd Akin is an awful human being.

Andrew Garfield with Stephen Colbert.

Andrew Garfield came onto “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” to promote his new movie, “tick, tick… Boom.” What he gave instead was a truly touching story about love and loss, with a refreshing and relatable twist.

The sweet moment comes at the four-minute mark of the interview, where Colbert asked Garfield how playing Broadway composer Jonathan Larson (who died suddenly of a heart issue at the upswing of his creative career) helped him process the unexpected loss of his mother.

Instead of wishing the pain away, Garfield states, “I hope this grief stays with me.”

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Jimmy Fallon #MyFamilyIsWeird.

It’s that time of year again, the holiday season is when we get the pleasure of spending way more time than we’re used to with our families. For those of us who’ve moved away from our immediate families, the holidays are a great time to reacquaint ourselves with old traditions and to realize that some of them may be a little strange.

Every family seems to have its own brand of weirdness. In fact, I wouldn’t trust anyone who says that their family is completely normal.

On November 18, “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon gave everyone a reason to celebrate their unique families by asking them to share their favorite stories under #MyFamilyIsWeird. The responses were everything from odd holiday traditions to family members that may have a screw (or two!) loose.

Here are 17 of the funniest responses.

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