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Feed Frenzy: The GOP’s “Class” Act, Brain Games, Serial’s Appeal, + More

The week’s need-to-know links that have been all up in your feeds.

100 Brains Go Missing from the University of Texas Turns out they were actually destroyed more than a decade ago. Talk about a brain fart.


Grand Jury Fails to Indict the Officer Who Killed Eric Garner with an Illegal Chokehold Despite video footage and a homicide declaration from a CME. So, it really is legal to kill unarmed Black men in America. #BlackLivesMatter


GOP Staffer Resigns After Criticizing Presidential Daughters Malia and Sasha She told them to “show a little class” and looked like a total ass. Especially when Gawker outed her teen shoplifting arrest.


Jill Scott Defends Bill Cosby on Twitter The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective should know a solid case when she sees one.


Janay Rice Finally Talks About the Elevator Incident at Behest of her Mom Candy Palmer Turns out mother doesn’t always know best. 


St. Louis Rams Perform “Hands Up” Protest on the Field That’s a winning play in our book.


Novelist Ayelet Waldman Twitter Rants About New York Times’ Notable Books Snub #FirstWorldProblems


Chris Rock Skewers the Film Industry’s Race Issue in Hollywood Reporter Everybody hates Chris? Only the racists his essay calls out.


The Case at the Heart of NPR’s “Serial” Podcast Is Headed to Appeals Court AKA Season 2.