Josie Rhodes Cook

Activist. Progressive. Fangirl. Feminist. Lover of Pinback Buttons. Calamity's Child. Writer. Not one of the Pussycats (officially, anyway).

Everything You Need To Know About Amazon Prime Day 2018

Everyone's talking about it. Amazon Prime Day 2018 is coming up fast, and it's hard to escape talk of one of the biggest days in online retail. But what is Amazon Prime Day, exactly? It's only been around since 2015, and some people may have missed w…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

This 3-Year-Old Girl Saved Her Daddy's Life Using Facetime

Molly McCabe, a 3-year-old from Winchester, Virginia, is a hero in her parents' eyes. This 3-year-old used Facetime to save her Dad's life when he suddenly had a stroke, and her mom definitely credits Molly's quick actions for saving her husband. If …
By Josie Rhodes Cook

There Are Tons Of Pics Of Donald Trump & Queen Elizabeth's Historic Meeting

On Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump met British monarch Queen Elizabeth II for tea. And the photos of Queen Elizabeth and Donald Trump meeting for tea show a first for the President of the United States. The event…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

Trump's SCOTUS Pick Is Very Involved In His Family's Church

President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh is a conservative judge from the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and has connections in politics to the Georg…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

Meet The Wife Of Trump's Controversial SCOTUS Pick

Now that President Donald Trump has chosen Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court of the United States, every aspect of his life is being scrutinized in the lead-up to his confirmation hearings. Everything from his pr…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

Brett Kavanaugh Has Some Pretty Problematic Views On Gun Control

On Monday, President Donald Trump nominated federal appeals court judge, Brett Kavanaugh, to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Almost immediately, people began to look into Kavanaugh's judicial history. And it's clear based on tha…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

Artificial Ovaries Could Help Women Get Pregnant After Cancer

Artificial ovaries. It sounds sort of like something out of a science fiction novel, but it may be reality for some women in the very near future. Doctors in Denmark have reportedly made an “artificial ovary” from human tissue and eggs, and an artifi…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

Mark Your Calendars Because Amazon Prime Day Has A Date

Amazon Prime Day is coming, the day when Amazon shoppers will be able to access more than one million deals on the retail giant's website. It's a pretty big deal, and a lot of Amazon Prime users look forward to the occasion every year. But when is Am…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

This Mom Confronted EPA Head Scott Pruitt At A Restaurant & It's A Must-Watch

On Monday, Kristin Mink wrote on Facebook that she walked up to the Trump Administration's Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and, politely, gave him a piece of her mind. This mom confronted Scott Pruitt at a restaurant, partly on behalf o…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

Jazz Jennings Finally Had Her Gender Confirmation Surgery & Is "Doing Great"

The 17-year-old star of TLC's I Am Jazz and LGBTQ rights activist, Jazz Jennings, says she's "doing great" after her recent gender confirmation surgery, according to PEOPLE. In a June 1 YouTube video, “Preparing For Gender Confirmation Surgery,” Jenn…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

John Legend Wants The Immigrant Children Crisis To End ASAP

It's safe to say that John Legend and his wife, Chrissy Teigen, are some of the internet's favorite people. And when Legend makes statements like the one he made to TMZ the other night, it becomes very clear why people love him so much. When a report…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

Yes, Drake Has A Son & He Might Be Named After A Greek God

Drake’s new double album, Scorpion, dropped on Thursday night, and with it came a revelation: Drake has a son, confirming all the rumors that have swirled the past few months. And to top it off, Drake's son is allegedly named after a Greek god. Subtl…
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When Is Lord Ivar Mountbatten Getting Married? His Royal Wedding Won't Be On TV

After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding in May, you may have thought the British royal family was done with weddings for awhile. Not so fast. The Queen's third cousin once removed, Lord Ivar Mountbatten, is set to marry his longtime partner, J…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

Here's How The SCOTUS Ruling On Crisis Pregnancy Centers Affects Pregnant Women

In a 5-4 ruling on Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court struck a major blow to a California law that requires anti-abortion pregnancy centers to inform patients about publicly funded abortion and contraception services, according to USA Today. Su…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

Serena Williams Got Honest About How Much Her Life Has Changed Since Having A Baby

Serena Williams is one of the greatest athletes alive. She holds the most Grand Slam titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles combined among active players in tennis, and has won four Olympic gold medals. There's no question that she's a stellar…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

Austin Forsyth Posted A Photo Of A Random Baby, & Duggar Fans Are Confused

It's not exactly a secret that there are a lot of Duggar grandbabies. Jim Bob and Michelle do have 19 kids after all, and many of them have children of their own. But on Thursday, Austin Forsyth posted a photo of a random baby on his Instagram, and D…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

People Are Pissed At This "Fox & Friends" Host For His Comment About Immigrant Kids

The debate over President Donald Trump's immigration policy rages on, and TV talk show hosts all over the country and on every news channel have something to say about it. However, what one host over on Fox News said was maybe not the best comment to…
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Here's Clothing Michelle Obama Was Criticized For Vs. Clothing Melania Trump Has Been Criticized For

It's the jacket that set off a firestorm on Twitter. Before flying to an immigrant children's shelter down in Texas, First Lady Melania Trump wore a green cargo jacket from Zara painted with the words “I Really Don’t Care, Do U?," according to The Cu…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

The Kardashians Pretty Much Predicted Kylie's Pregnancy, According To Kim

If you follow the Kardashians at all, you may be aware that the youngest daughter of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians family, Kylie Jenner, is also a fairly young mom. But apparently her pregnancy at kind of a young age was not a shock to her famo…
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When Will Prince Louis Make His Next Royal Appearance? Very Soon, Hopefully

So the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is over and done, with no sign of the newest little royal prince, Prince Louis, in attendance. Fans of the British royal family are wondering when Prince Louis will make his next royal appearance…
By Josie Rhodes Cook