Taylor Swift Terrified to Be "Framed" for Bloody Murder

The celebration of the year of our Lord Tayla's birth continued yesterday on the Ellen show, when T. Swift dropped by to promote 1989 and tell everyone her deepest, darkest fear. "I'm scared of being framed," she said, in the voice of someone who's certainly not covering up multiple murders as we speak. » 10/24/14 8:16am Today 8:16am

Three Quarantined in NYC After Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

At least three people who came into contact with Craig Spencer—the doctor who tested positive for Ebola Thursday night after returning from Guinea—have been placed into isolation. The New York City health department said in a statement yesterday that disease detectives are currently working to retrace Spencer's every… » 10/24/14 8:06am Today 8:06am

Cameras Captured the Moment a Hurricane Destroyed a Hotel Lobby

Hurricane Odile caused immense damage in Cabo San Lucas last month when it struck with 125 MPH winds. Storm chasers riding out the storm at a hotel obtained terrifying security camera footage from the moment powerful winds in Odile's eye punched through the lobby.http://thevane.gawker.com/cabo-san-lucas... » 10/23/14 9:20pm Yesterday 9:20pm

Project Runway Open Thread: The Season Finale

This is a week of fashion goodbyes, it seems. First (and most importantly), we bid adieu to the great Oscar de la Renta. And tonight, we say farewell to the not-so-great Season 13 of Project Runway. Join us in our season-finale open thread, as we drink, weep, laugh and try to make sense of it all! » 10/23/14 8:04pm Yesterday 8:04pm

You Can Smoke Pot in NYC as Long as You Live in a White Neighborhood

This week, the Drug Policy Alliance published a report on the demographics and geography of pot possession arrests in de Blasio's New York, of which BuzzFeed has a detailed analysis. The results: Smoking weed is pretty much OK if you live in Bensonhurst, but not if you live in Bed Stuy. » 10/23/14 6:07pm Yesterday 6:07pm

Study Says Venture Capitalists Are Nervous For the First Time in Years

There's a cool new trend sweeping Sand Hill Road and it's called self-doubt. Just look at your Tweetdeck. Everybody who's anybody is suddenly spazzing out. According to the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index, confidence levels have chilled for the first time since early 2012. » 10/23/14 6:03pm Yesterday 6:03pm

Thursday Night TV Implores You Not to Sweep The Leg

Solar eclipse this afternoon, Mercury comes out of retrograde tomorrow, and that's all I know today about our common enemy, the sky. While you're setting your intentions and figuring out that your phone is actually not broken like you thought, but was being acted upon by astronomy like a dick, here's some TV to chill… » 10/23/14 5:59pm Yesterday 5:59pm

Why I Will Never Tell My Daughter to Give You a Hug

I feel grumpy. It's probably too late for me to be up. There's a house full of people, some kind of party. I go to my parents' room to lie on the bed, and my Grandpa Pat comes after me. He wants a hug and a kiss. I don't feel like it. I like him, but I'm always a little shy: he's got that big barrel chest and smells… » 10/23/14 5:05pm Yesterday 5:05pm

Lena Dunham's Race Problem

My relationship with Lena Dunham has always been complicated. I was one of the first writers who took issue with her show Girls for its lack of racial representation, and have since struggled with the meteoric ascent of Lena Dunham as Cultural Icon. But it is hard to deny that the girl is good. The writing on her show… » 10/24/14 9:00am 35 minutes ago