I'm Ira Glass, Host of This American Life, and This Is How I Work

Ira Glass is a writer, producer, storyteller, performer, and a familiar voice. His show This American Life has set the contemporary standard of nonfiction radio shows, and has influenced and inspired countless others to grab a mic and give podcasting a try. » 7/23/14 3:43pm Just now

Questlove Gives Definitive Take on Iggy Azalea's Hip-Hop Posturing

Is platinum-certified, platinum-haired Australian rapper Iggy Azalea a racist, or a harmless drag queen? Is she a racist drag queen? Are all drag queens racists? Are all racists drag queens? Who knows! Well, one man does, certainly: Roots drummer/author/curator Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson. Questlove is just about… » 7/23/14 3:30pm 13 minutes ago

Paget Brewster Returns to Drunk History With Charlie Day

Paget Brewster, always intense, finally returned to Drunk History last night, for a mesmerizing take on the story of a failed attempt on Abraham Lincoln's life starring Charlie Day, Bill from Freaks And Geeks and Tyra from Friday Night Lights, among others. While it's not quite as rip-roaring as some of her previous… » 7/23/14 3:21pm 22 minutes ago

John Oliver Spotted a Crucial Flaw in This Anti-Gambling PSA

When Singapore legalized casinos back in 2005, it also established a National Council on Problem Gambling to produce educational messages about the devastation gambling addiction can cause to lives and families. Leading up to the World Cup, the Council released a heartbreaking PSA to discourage football fans from… » 7/23/14 3:05pm 38 minutes ago

Why Would Ashton Kutcher Photoshop a Tweet About a Startup?

Yesterday evening, Ashton Kutcher tweeted out a photo of a "brain sensing headband" called Muse, telling his 16.3 million followers that he was: "Excited to learn from this incredible technology." Kutcher didn't mention that he's an investor, or why his name appears to be photoshopped onto the product. » 7/23/14 2:53pm 50 minutes ago

Nathan For You Figures Out How to Sell Alcohol to Minors

Ingeniously dumb comedian Nathan Fielder has returned with season 2 of Nathan For You, the show where he very awkwardly attempts to rehabilitate struggling local businesses, and it's off to a great start. He's already helped a liquor store reach a huge untapped market: Underage suckers. » 7/23/14 2:47pm 56 minutes ago

Attorneys Ask Kid Rock to Bring Them Insane Clown Posse's Glass Dildo

Earlier this week, Kid Rock peered at his glass dildo and nodded solemnly, his eyes welling. He knew this day would one day come, but he was blindsided nonetheless. If the young blonde in his bed saw the tear roll down his cheek, she wouldn't have known why. Kid was keeping this secret deep inside: he had been » 7/23/14 2:40pm Today 2:40pm

If TaskRabbit Is the Future of Employment, the Employed Are Fucked

The employment of the future is here, and it's terrific for everyone except the people doing the work. TaskRabbit, which lets you outsource the things you don't want to do to people who need money, is at the forefront of this chore revolution, and it's already making some lives harder. » 7/23/14 1:49pm Today 1:49pm

Andrew Cuomo’s Ethics Panel Exposes Andrew Cuomo’s Shadiness

Last year, Andrew Cuomo, the Democratic governor of New York, assembled an independent ethics panel to expose the pernicious, deep-rooted culture of corruption in Albany. In its own way, it worked: Today’s New York Times has a big feature recounting how Cuomo sought to steer—and in some cases quash—the panel’s… » 7/23/14 1:30pm Today 1:30pm