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A new survey released by the Women’s Media Center (a non-profit organization founded by Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, and Robin Morgan) revealed that roughly three-quarters of the presidential coverage in newspapers is written by men.  The survey included well-known papers such as The New York Times, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal, among others.  From January 1 to April 25, 76% of articles were written by men, and from April 16 to August 25, 72% of articles were written by men.

I don’t even own a TV, so it’s not really difficult for me to avoid 16 and Pregnant. However, even if my apartment was filled wall-to-wall with televisions (which would be a  pretty weird decorating choice, but whatever), I’d probably avoid the hit MTV reality show. Admittedly, I have seen a few episodes, but I always find the show pretty tragic. When I do watch TV, I prefer something a bit more lighthearted, like 30 Rock, or Parks and Rec, or okay, okay, Pretty Little Liars.

Remember when Todd Akin, the Republican representative currently vying for a seat on the Missouri Senate, made his now-infamous rape gaffe earlier this month? Well, it looks like angry white men across the country just can't stop committing political suicide by drowning in Akin’s word vomit. From “legitimate rape” to “forcible rape” and everything in between, here are five of the worst rape-related comments lawmakers made this month. Oh, P.S. Not one of them has a uterus.     1. Missouri Rep.

Flight of the Conchords is one of our all-time favorite television shows, so you can imagine how heartbroken we were when Jermaine Clement and Bret McKenzie never came back to HBO for a third season. This new song from the duo, created to help the New Zealand charity, Cure Kids, makes the pain a little  easier. Clement and McKenzie reunited to ask kids how they should write a song for charity. The guys are as hilarious as always, and the kids are pretty funny, as well (we particularly like one little boy’s explanation of the New Zealand banking system.

I honestly think The Baby-Sitters Club movie is one of the greatest films of all time. You may laugh, but consider the following points: The soundtrack (which I own and listen to regularly) is brilliant. The fact that there are people out there who haven’t heard Girl (Girlfriend) kinda breaks my heart. The “villain” of the film is named Cokie Mason, which is just the right level of ridiculous to be perfect. The scene (spoiler alert, probably?) in which Kristy’s dad doesn’t show up to the carnival still makes me cry to this day. And not in an ironic way, either.

Come party with BUST Magazine at Bar Matchless in Brooklyn as we celebrate the release of our August/September issue! On September 6 at 8 p.m. we are kicking off our VERY first of a series of free (you know, as in zero dollars) bi-monthly issue release parties, complete with awesome female-fronted bands.

I hate the cliché that time flies as you get older, but, oh, man, I’ve really started to feel its validity as of late. I swear it was Memorial Day 10 seconds ago, but, alas, summer is coming to a close. Just yesterday I noticed the sun starting to set around 6, which is crazy because I’m petty sure that in July it didn’t set until 10 p.m. (Alright, that might be slight hyperbole. But only slight.). To be completely honest, I’m pretty bummed about summer ending.

I know we’re all sick of hearing Todd Akin’s name, but I think you might not mind this latest bit of news about him. The Renegade Raging Grannies have brought us many saucy, awareness-raising songs about corruption and stupidity in the government. Their commentary on issues from war, to offshore drilling, to the rights of transgendered individuals (and lots more topics) makes me giddy with excitement. These are truly badass ladies who tell it like it is. Watch them put Akin in his place with their song "Legitimate Rape," and be delighted.

Let's face it-- The Internet is probably destroying our attention spans and making us all slightly dumber. But on the plus side, without it, we’d never be exposed to so many amazing cat photos from around the world. I’ve compiled a short list of some of the cutest cats on Instagram and the Internet, so get them in your feed, stat--they’re guaranteed to make you smile. Snoopybabe (pictured above) is perhaps my favorite cat on Instagram. He (or she?) is an Exotic Shorthair from China who looks so much like a cartoon, it's almost alarming. INSANE.

We all have 'em: that thing we cook when we don't want to think about cooking; our favorite home-cooked dinner that's quick and easy, but a few steps above a bowl of cereal or peanut-butter-and-jelly-sandwich for dinner. When I was a kid, my mom hated cooking and my dad had very strict restrictions on what he wanted to eat. That meant we basically ate the same 7 dinners, in rotation, week after week. Sunday was always steak; Friday was always roast chicken. In between there was (I think...this was a long time ago now) brisket, veal chops, pot roast, and spaghetti.