Oklahoma Man Says He Pissed On, Destroyed Ten Commandments For Satan

While most devil worshipers express their allegiance to Old Scratch with Slayer tapes and questionable facial hair, one of Satan's little helpers took a more direct approach Thursday night, plowing his car through the Oklahoma statehouse's controversial Ten Commandments monument. » 10/25/14 1:00pm 46 minutes ago

Benedict Cumberbatch Tried, and Failed, to Walk Like Beyoncé

Benedict Cumberbatch, our little Sherlock Holmes, beautiful object of the Internet's desire, appeared on The Graham Norton Show recently with comedian Miranda Hart. In her segment, Hart shows the audience how to do the "pop star walk," popularized by Beyoncé, and Benedict gives it a whirl. (A poor whirl, but a whirl… » 10/25/14 11:56am Today 11:56am

Iran Hangs Woman For Stabbing Her Alleged Rapist

Despite international calls for reprieve, Iran has hanged a woman for the murder of a man human rights groups say sexually assaulted her. According to Reuters, 26-year-old Reyhaneh Jabbari was executed Saturday morning for the the 2007 killing of a Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, concluding what Amnesty International… » 10/25/14 11:25am Today 11:25am

Man Captured After Killing Two California Officers in Shooting Spree

The Placer County sheriff's office reports a suspect accused of shooting four people on Friday morning, three of them Northern California sheriff's deputies, was found and forced to surrender after a manhunt. Two deputies were killed in his shooting spree, while the third deputy and a civilian were injured. » 10/25/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

Tech Founder Sends Female Reporter Gift Basket Loaded With Sexism

Tech's armada of PR professionals can be their own worst enemy. But their protective shield occasionally hides the chauvinism of tech founders. Otherwise you get dudes like Blake Francis, founder of the question and answer app Need, who tried to buy favorable press from a female reporter with a wildly inappropriate… » 10/24/14 7:02pm Yesterday 7:02pm

Honey Boo Boo Mom's Boyfriend Reportedly Molested Her Daughter Anna

Just when you thought this story couldn't get shittier or more nauseating, TMZ drops the bomb that the relative of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo matriarch June Shannon's that her reported boyfriend, convicted child molester Mark McDaniel, forced oral sex on 10 years ago, when she was 8 years old, is none other than June's… » 10/24/14 6:15pm Yesterday 6:15pm

Your Guide to TV This Weekend

Say there, are you ready to party this weekend or would you rather conserve your strength? If you haven't checked out this week's streaming guide, maybe give that a shot for all the hours in-between, but if you prefer to stay out of the past, let's talk about what's coming up: » 10/24/14 6:00pm Yesterday 6:00pm

Here's What Russell Brand Actually Said About 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

Russell Brand's revolution hit a bit of a snag last night after his comments on the BBC's Newsnight got him painted as a 9/11 conspiracy theorist. Judging by the headlines and the Twitter responses, you'd think Brand had said that burning jet fuel couldn't melt steel. » 10/24/14 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

Remains of Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham Found Near Charlottesville

The remains of Hannah Graham, the University of Virginia student who has been missing since September 13, were found on an abandoned property near Walnut Creek Park. Police found the body late last week and confirmed that it was Graham's today. » 10/24/14 5:10pm Yesterday 5:10pm

Forward or Delete: This Week's Fake Viral Photos

Occasionally, against all odds, you'll see an interesting or even enjoyable picture on the Internet. But is it worth sharing, or just another Photoshop job that belongs in the digital trash heap? Check in here and find out if that viral photo deserves an enthusiastic "forward" or a pitiless "delete." » 10/24/14 4:49pm Yesterday 4:49pm

The Future Is a Lonely Place, in William Gibson's The Peripheral

With his new novel The Peripheral, William Gibson returns to the genre that made him famous: near-future science fiction. But the world of The Peripheral is very different from the hyperactive cyberpunk citiscapes of Neuromancer. His canvas is much bigger — and his prophesies are far more melancholy. » 10/24/14 4:36pm Yesterday 4:36pm

The Best Things to Stream This Weekend

Tonight marks the beginning of Halloweek, when everybody who wants to throw a Halloween party knows that, like with birthdays, even one day after actual thing feels like a huge sad lie. If you're not partying Friday night, then you better carve some pumpkins or shit this weekend! But if you resist the power of… » 10/24/14 4:26pm Yesterday 4:26pm

How Much a Bottle of Whiskey Costs in Every State

It is Friday, which means it is an excellent day for a whiskey drink. Inspired by The Awl's quest to catalog the cost of cigarettes in every state, we decided to hunt down the price of a bottle of liquor in every state so you can know exactly how much more or less that stiff pour is costing you than neighboring… » 10/24/14 4:07pm Yesterday 4:07pm