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Protester tries hugging a Nazi instead of punching him

The age-old debate: Should you punch a Nazi?  Here's a new one: Should you hug one? Probably not, but a protester outside white supremacist Richard Spencer's failed speech in Gainesville, Florida this week tried the tactic.  SEE ALSO: A handful of racists snuck back to Charlottesville under the cover of night for another 'protest' High school football coach Aaron Courtney approached Randy Furniss, who was wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with swastikas and had been punched earlier.  A man wearing swastikas is punched at a protest against white nationalist #RichardSpencer https://t...

Delightful photos from the annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

Now in its 27th year, the annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in New York City continued its reign as October's cutest event on Saturday, bringing together New York's fluffiest pets and their ever-creative owners.  This year's crop of dog models – dressed in costumes that ranged from the Pope to the Devil to Kellyanne Conway – put on a delightful show for spectators.  SEE ALSO: Dennis Quaid and dogs: a delightful combination We've collected the resulting photos for you here, because really, no one should have to miss this: The annual Tompkins square park...

It's Carrie Fisher's birthday and you can really feel the love on social media

Saturday marks Carrie Fisher's first birthday since her death last December. The Star Wars star would have turned 61 on Oct. 21.  It's a sad day, but Fisher's family, friends, and fans are making the milestone a little less bittersweet with tributes to the actor and author.  SEE ALSO: Carrie Fisher once sent a cow tongue to a sexually inappropriate Hollywood producer "You can be sure that Billie and I will have a moment in reflection on Carrie's day," Fisher's brother, Todd Fisher, told E! News about his plans with Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd.  Lourd posted a touching...

Please enjoy this wholesome video of zoo animals eating pumpkins

For those feeling particularly world weary this week, consider this palate cleanser: the animal residents of Brookfield Zoo in Illinois devouring pumpkins ahead of Halloween. This clip from the Associated Press shows some of the zoo's cutest residents chomping down on enormous helpings of squash.  May the delightful image of a python making its home inside a jack-o'-lantern carry you through whatever comes next week. Read more... More about Animals, Culture, Culture, Web Culture, and Animals

Kit Harington knows he messed up with his male sexism talk: 'I was wrong.'

Kit Harington has clarified comments he made in 2016 about his experience with "sexism" as a male actor, in a new interview with The Guardian  The Game of Thrones star said he "was wrong" to conflate his experiences as a man with that of the very real sexism women face in the film industry.  SEE ALSO: Rose Leslie forced Kit Harington to wear a spectacularly embarrassing Halloween costume As Harington told The Sunday Times in May of last year: Harington's comments drew criticism for framing his experience and the experiences of women working in show business today as equal. It's a...

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