Real-life quidditch leagues to change Harry Potter sport’s name after author’s ‘anti-trans’ remarks
The Harry Potter-inspired sport of quidditch will change its name for more financial and promotional opportunities, but also to "distance" itself from creator J.K. Rowling in light of anti-transgender statements, the leagues say.washingtonpost.com
Horns Up: BJ Allen officially signs to Texas!
It’s not just a sport, it’s a culture... it’s a way of life. Being able to sign to play football at the college level is an extremely special moment for most athletes. As an athlete in Texas, it’s always a little extra special when you are able to sign to play football for the Texas Longhorns. Wednesday, Bryan “BJ” Allen made it official and signed his National Letter of Intent to play football in Austin. To see photos from signing day, become a VYPE Insider today!
Book excerpt: "Fake Accounts" by Lauren Oyler
In Lauren Oyler's acclaimed comic novel, "Fake Accounts" (Catapult Books), a woman discovers her boyfriend's online persona of anonymous conspiracy theorist, and responds by creating fake online identities of her own. "The only thing more pathetic than being Marion Hawthorne," Marion begins, in her taunting nasal singsong, "is wanting to be Marion Hawthorne." "This is my private notebook," I told her. Soon after, my mother received a call from Kayla's mother, saying that Kayla had read my abandoned private notebook and was crying. Excerpted from "Fake Accounts," copyright © 2021 by Lauren Oyler, reprinted with permission of Catapult Books.cbsnews.com