EMERGENCY ALERT: This Is How to Turn Off Your Phone's Emergency Alerts

Last night, around 4 a.m., a freight train carrying screaming sirens and old dial-up modem sounds crashed through my room. It was a government-issued FLASH FLOOD WARNING, sent express delivery from the darkest depths of Hell directly to my cellphone. Was it even raining when I received the urgent message? Who knows.… » 7/01/15 10:12am A minute ago

MTV's Scream Show Is Horrible

MTV’s crack at converting the Scream movie franchise into a weekly show premiered last night. It was so wrong, I can’t think of a thing it did right. Aside from the motormouth genius (the show’s de facto narrator) and the lesbian, the characters are indistinct, poorly acted, and their lines are mumbled at least half… » 7/01/15 9:42am 30 minutes ago

Citing First Amendment, Donald Trump Sues Univision for $500 Million

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Miss USA owner and shrunken apple head Donald Trump has filed a $500 million lawsuit against Univision, accusing the network of breach of contract, defamation and—in a compulsory bit of Trumpian weirdness—trying to suppress his right to free speech.… » 6/30/15 9:15pm Yesterday 9:15pm

Significant, Prolonged Heat Wave to Blanket Europe Over the Next Week

Most of western and central Europe is on track to experience a dangerous heat wave over the next week, allowing temperatures to soar up to 30 degrees Fahrenheit above average for several days beginning on Wednesday. This level of heat is extremely dangerous in this part of the world due to the lack of air conditioning… » 6/30/15 8:21pm Yesterday 8:21pm

Amy Winehouse's Father Mitch Is Full Of Shit

For months, Mitch Winehouse has waged a public battle against Asif Kapadia’s documentary Amy, which premiered in May at the Cannes Film Festival and opens Friday in select theaters. In chronicling the ascent to fame and downward trajectory of Amy Winehouse, Kapadia’s film does not paint Mitch in the best light.… » 6/30/15 5:18pm Yesterday 5:18pm

Which Twitter Brand Cares About Gay Marriage the Most?

Moments after the Supreme Court guaranteed everyone in the country the right to marry the person of their choosing this past Friday, gay America’s greatest allies sprung into action, loudly broadcasting their support for the decision. Without a thought to detractors, without a worry about the shrinking minority of… » 6/30/15 5:07pm Yesterday 5:07pm

Escaped Convict Confirms: Gawker Tipster Was Totally Right

Would the escaped prisoners have been found earlier if the New York State Police had read Gawker two weeks ago? It’s hard to say for sure of course, but yeah, probably. http://gawker.com/gawker-reader-... » 6/30/15 5:04pm Yesterday 5:04pm

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Tell People They're Getting Divorced

The actors Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announced today, one day after their 10-year wedding anniversary, that they are getting divorced. “After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce,” the couple told People in a joint statement. Our condolences to the Afflecks and … » 6/30/15 4:51pm Yesterday 4:51pm

Brooklyn Driver Walks Free After Running Rabbi Over Three Times in a Row

On Monday, 66-year-old Brookyln rabbi Yekutiel Rapp was killed after a livery cab driver allegedly struck him while he was crossing the street near his Crown Heights home, then ran over him two more times. The driver was not arrested on the scene of the crash and has not been charged with a crime. » 6/30/15 4:45pm Yesterday 4:45pm

White Men Wave Their Butts in the Air for the Confederacy

Remember planking? Remember how tired and unfunny it got in such a short amount of time? Thanks to Vice co-founder and anthropomorphized subreddit Gavin McInnes, the terrible internet trend of our past is back. And this time, it’s here to speak out against the atrocious shaming and reverse racism currently oppressing… » 6/30/15 4:35pm Yesterday 4:35pm