In response to the ongoing controversy surrounding the shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown and resulting protests in Ferguson, MO, the U.S. Justice Department will be investigating the Ferguson police department to determine if they were practicing “discriminatory policing and [using] excessive force.” (USA Today)
Surprising absolutely no one, Billboard has announced that Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” is the official song of the summer. Bwog will likely continue to play “Anaconda” and the Nicki Minaj remix of “***Flawless” instead. (Gawker)
Also surprising absolutely no one, American Apparel is indeed just as shitty to its workers as one might think (they’re sexist and racist!). (Gawker)
As Williamsburg falls prey to the Starbucksification of New York, Bushwick is now available as an $81 candle. That’s right. It’s a candle that apparently smells like Bushwick. (Gothamist)
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