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From Donald Glover to Spicey, the best and worst moments of the 2017 Emmys

The Primetime Emmy Awards are a TV fan‘s Super Bowl, and the politically charged 2017 awards ceremony was no exception. And like the real Super Bowl, Sunday‘s show had highs and lows throughout the telecast, hosted by Stephen Colbert and broadcast on CBS. SEE ALSO: Emmys 2017: Here‘s the full winners list Best Emmys not so white From Donald Glover to Lena Waithe to Riz Ahmed, the Emmys went all in on supporting underrepresented

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All 21 times the Emmys threw shade at Donald Trump

The first time the Hollywood glitterati had a chance to sling barbs at Donald Trump as a sitting President, it was the Screen Actors Guild Awards just a few weeks after his inauguration. By our count, they seized their opportunity to throw shade a total of 13 times. Well, after another eight or nine months of this administration, the gloves are really off. SEE ALSO: OBVIOUSLY Stephen Colbert slams Donald Trump during Emmys opener It started with

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ABBA, of all people, are planning to tour as holograms

You‘re probably guilty of knowing all the words to "Dancing Queen." It‘s why the Swedish pop group is planning a global tour, more than three decades after their last official tour before disbanding in 1982. But they won‘t be there in person, despite reuniting for a performance in 2016 that no one managed to record. SEE ALSO: Meet the Kickstarter campaign that‘s merging VR with the big screen Instead, they‘ll be rec

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‘The Handmaid‘s Tale‘ is the first streaming show to win Best Drama at the Emmys

Blessed be the fruit: The Handmaid‘s Tale has won the top award at the 2017 Emmys, taking home the gold for best drama in one of the most competitive fields of the past decade. With reigning champ Game of Thrones ineligible to compete for this year‘s Outstanding Drama prize, the competition was wide open, with the freshman Handmaid‘s Tale triumphing over fellow newcomers Stranger Things, This Is Us, Westworld and The Crown, plus

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Melissa McCarthy‘s reaction to Sean Spicer crashing the Emmys is all of us

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance at the Primetime Emmy Awards, poking fun at his past comments about the television ratings of President Donald Trump‘s inauguration ceremony. Melissa McCarthy, who portrayed Spicer on Saturday Night Live, may have been the most amused by the cameo. Read more...More about Politics, Television, Snl, Donald Trump, and Awards Ceremony

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Here‘s why #DCPublicSchools was trending during the 2017 Emmys

During the 69th Emmy Awards, an unexpected hashtag began trending thanks to comedians Dave Chappelle and John Oliver. Chappelle, a former student of the Washington D.C. public school district, gave a shoutout to the schools in the district during his moment on stage with Melissa McCarthy. We‘re dancing, Melissa. Now we‘re going to read this teleprompter. Shoutout to DC Public Schools, Chappelle said, in an apparently unrehearsed momen

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There are 3 named storms in the Atlantic, but Hurricane Maria is the one to watch

The Atlantic hurricane season continues at a brisk pace, with three named storms Hurricane Jose, Hurricane Maria, and Tropical Depression Lee all spinning as of Sunday evening. While Hurricane Jose will produce heavy rains, high winds, and dangerous waves for some immediate coastal areas of southeastern New England and the Mid-Atlantic, the storm with the potential to do the most damage is Hurricane Maria. Maria is taking aim at some of the sam

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Lorde sticks it to school bullies with ultimate revenge: a ‘Vogue‘ cover

Nothing sticks it to the jerks who teased you in school better than a Vogue cover shoot. Monarch of hater-shaming, Lorde has landed a new Vogue cover, appearing on the October 2017 issue of Vogue Australia, out Sept. 25. SEE ALSO: Lorde has fans hunting high and low for easter eggs in the ‘Perfect Places‘ music video Ever the no-bullshit artist, Lorde took the opportunity to flip the bird to her schoolyard bullies, who apparently used

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Lena Waithe takes home historic Emmy win for ‘Master of None‘ and her speech will make you cry

Master of None "Thanksgiving" was more than just one of the best television episodes of 2017. The episode, co-written by Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe, was a triple threat a complex and beautiful story about women, people of color, and a fully-formed LGBTQ+ protagonist. Which made its Emmy win Sunday night that much sweeter. SEE ALSO: Emmys 2017: Here‘s the full winners list Waithe is the first black woman ever to win an Emmy for Outstanding

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Alec Baldwin wins Emmy for ‘SNL‘ Trump impression, jokingly offers Emmy to Trump

Our president can rest easy tonight, knowing he finally got a big Emmy win only in the form of Alec Balwdin accepting his award for impersonating him on Saturday Night Live. "I suppose I should say at long last Mr. President, here is your Emmy," he said, addressing the leader of the free world through his preferred manner of communication: television. Baldwin‘s joke was made in reference to Trump‘s hurt feels over never winning an E

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‘Outlander‘ episode 2 finally gives us sex, but not the way we were expecting

This recap contains spoilers for Outlander Season 3, episode 2, titled "Surrender." If the Outlander Season 3 premiere focused on the isolation that Claire and Jamie felt following their separation, episode 2 reminds us of the connections that keep them tethered to their new lives albeit reluctantly, in Jamie‘s case. After returning to Lallybroch in the final minutes of episode 301, we find Jamie eking out a solitary existence in a cave so

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Sean Spicer showed up at the Emmys and no one knew what to do

Stephen Colbert‘s predictable Donald Trump jokes at the 69th Emmy Awards didn‘t stop Sean Spicer from stepping into enemy territory Sunday night. The Trump administration‘s former press secretary wheeled out a podium during Colbert‘s opening monologue for a surprise cameo, and everyone pretty much had the same reactionincluding Melissa McCarthy. SEE ALSO: Sean Spicer tells Jimmy Kimmel he‘s never seen Donald Trump na

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Shailene Woodley shames people who watch TV while on Emmys TV awards show

Shailene Woodley has an important PSA for everyone watching the Emmys tonight: she‘s smarter than you. The actress revealed her disdain for people who watch television while on the red carpet for television‘s greatest awards show, the Emmys. Irony isn‘t dead, it‘s just become more annoying. SEE ALSO: Shailene Woodley hints that she may have a future as a politician "Friends who watch TV, I always ask them when do they hav

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‘Game of Thrones‘ star on climate change: ‘A threat maybe even graver than the White Walkers‘

Winter is coming and Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau really wants people to start taking climate change seriously. Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister in the addictive HBO series, also happens to be a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador and passionate advocate for climate action. The 47-year-old spoke at Mashable‘s 2017 Social Good Summit on Sunday to discuss the importance of fighting climate chang

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OBVIOUSLY Stephen Colbert slams Donald Trump during Emmys opener

Don‘t ask Stephen Colbert to host your party unless you‘re ready for a little roast. The Late Show host hosted Sunday‘s Emmys, and he wasted no time in calling out the current state of American politics with his monologue and a musical number. SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert‘s ‘Late Show‘ is rewriting the rules of late night TV for a digital audience "I tell you this: Maybe if he had won an Emmy, maybe he wouldn&lsqu

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‘Strangers‘ is the sweetest new series on Facebook Watch

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The ‘Stranger Things‘ kids on the Emmys red carpet is the cutest thing you‘ll see today

Until the inevitable moment a This Is Us cast member makes us all weep during tonight‘s Emmy Awards, we can find comfort in all the bold and beautiful looks served on the red carpet. Hollywood stars made their way down the carpet for the 69th award ceremony looking fresh and ready to snag their respective winged statues in feathers, sequins, classic tuxes and more. SEE ALSO: Melissa McCarthy just won an Emmy for playing Sean Spicer, which s

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Here‘s what inspires the White Helmets, Syria‘s special group of heroes

In the war-torn Middle East, a special group of heroes is working tirelessly to rescue those who are negatively affected by opposition areas. Syria Civil Defense also known as the White Helmets consists of around 3,000 volunteers who put their lives on the line to keep civilians safe from perilous attacks and harmful destruction. Khaled Khatib and Mounir Mustafa, two White Helmet volunteers, attended Mashable‘s 2017 Social Good Summit on

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Emmys 2017: Here‘s the full winners list

Will This Is Us win big, or is Handmaid‘s Tale going all the way? The 2017 Emmys, hosted by Stephen Colbert, air this evening. SEE ALSO: ‘Stranger Things‘ kids go on an awards show scavenger hunt and can we come next time? A full list of winners, updating live, is below. DRAMA SERIES Better Call SaulThe CrownThe Handmaid‘s TaleHouse of CardsStranger ThingsThis Is UsWestworld COMEDY SERIES AtlantaBlack-ishMaster of NoneMode

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How your morning cup of coffee can help save the world

Editor‘s note: Bambi Semroc is a senior strategic adviser in Conservation International‘s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business. In this role, she leads the Sustainable Coffee Challenge, an industry-wide effort to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product in the world. By 2050, the area suitable for growing coffee around the world is projected to be cut in half. I don‘t even drink coffee, but this is enoug

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Boise State‘s football dog is a good boy who fetches the tee after kickoffs

Is the Boise State football dog an elite quarterback? No, but he could be, if someone just gave him a chance. Boise State‘s dog (a good boy) is what‘s called a kickoff specialist. By that, we mean that he runs onto the field like a happy idiot and gets the tee after kickoff. SEE ALSO: 8 Dogs Who Accomplished More Than You Ever Will Take a look at the dog in action. Note his elegant form. Note the fluid, dancer-like movements in his ro

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This app collects women‘s stories to fight harassment in developing countries

After a 23-year-old woman died from being brutally gang-raped on a bus in New Delhi, India back in 2012, ElsaMarie D‘Silva an aviation professional turned social entrepreneur was compelled to join the global conversation surrounding sexual violence against women. In hopes of making cities safer for women, D‘Silva and a group of friends developed Safecity an app that crowdsources and documents incidents of sexual harassment and assa

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This no-electricity anesthesia machine is saving lives across the developing world

For many hospitals in rural parts of the developing world, electricity is unreliable at best. In the course of one day there can be brownouts and power spikes. Electricity may cut off for hours or even days at a time, without any warning. If this happens during surgery or forces surgeons to postpone operations and it does it will often cost people their lives. But an innovative device called the Universal Anesthesia Machine (UAM), from nonprofi

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How one software engineer is using an app to fight hunger in Nigeria

Growing up having experienced the struggles of hunger firsthand, Oscar Ekponimo made it his life‘s mission to use his talents to help others without food. Now a software engineer living in Abuja, Ekponimo developed Chowberry an innovative web app working to provide affordable nutrition to millions of Nigerians who are malnourished and suffering from hunger. SEE ALSO: New app lets you easily donate meals to Syrian refugee children for 50 ce

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