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Mayor Who Tried to Prosecute Parody Twitter Account Settles in Free Speech Lawsuit

Last year, Peoria resident Jon Daniel, 29, started a Twitter account satirizing (loosely) his city’s mayor, Jim Ardis, portraying the mayor as a hard-partying strip club patron. Ardis did not take kindly to this caricature, ordering a police raid on Daniel’s house; Daniel sued in federal court claiming civil rights… »9/05/15 10:35am54 minutes ago

Disgraced Nevada Beauty Queen Caught in Second Meth Arrest This Year

Katie Rees, the former Miss Nevada 2007 who had her crown (and her shot at the Miss USA title) taken away in a naughty photo scandal, is having an eventful 2015. After being arrested in July for allegedly selling meth in Las Vegas, she was picked up again Tuesday on drug charges including meth possession. »9/04/15 1:17pmYesterday 1:17pm

Today's Best Deals: Star Wars Toys, Nexus 6, Ultrawide Monitor, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »9/04/15 1:08pmYesterday 1:08pm

Kevin Spacey's Brother Is a Limo-Driving Rod Stewart Impersonator in Boise

Meet Randy Fowler, the Rod Stewart-impersonating, electronic drum-playing, limo-driving flamboyant sweetheart of Boise, Idaho. He is also the older brother of deeply private, Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey. But unlike his brother (and fortunately for us), Randy is aching for the spotlight. »9/04/15 12:40pmYesterday 12:40pm

Six of the Biggest Box Office Bombs in Movie History

Zac Efron’s EDM drama We Are Your Friends became instantly legendary when it opened with some of the worst numbers ever for a wide release last weekend (it did just $1.8 million in 2,333 theaters). It joins an elite group of movies best known for their ability to repel audiences. Six more box-office disasters are… »9/04/15 12:09pmYesterday 12:09pm

Four Charged With Pulling McDonald's Worker out of Drive-Thru Window and Beating Her

A video that spread online earlier this week, showing a teenage McDonald’s employee being pulled through a drive-thru window and into a car, seemed too crazy to be real. But the attack wasn’t staged, and charges have been filed against the woman who allegedly grabbed the worker, plus three others in the car with her. »9/04/15 10:05amYesterday 10:05am

Documentary Now!'s Vice Parody Is So Great

Now that Mr. Robots first season is over, the Bill Hader/Fred Armisen/Seth Meyers IFC series that satirizes documentaries, Documentary Now!, is basically the best thing on TV. Their absurd riff on Grey Gardens from a few weeks ago was brilliant, and their take on Vice’s HBO series that aired last night was almost as… »9/04/15 9:39amYesterday 9:39am

The Daily Mail Sues Gawker Media, Former Employee for Defamation

Earlier this year, the writer James King wrote a story for Gawker titled “My Year Ripping Off the Web With the Daily Mail Online,” in which he recounted his experience writing for the website of the Daily Mail and argued that the site routinely failed to observe basic standards of attribution, copyright, and… »9/04/15 8:40amYesterday 8:40am