"Fuck Chinatown!": San Francisco Tour Guide Goes on Racist Rant

On her last day at her job leading bus tours of San Francisco, one woman decided she could no longer hold back her honest (racist) views about the city's Chinatown. Some German tourists took video of the whole thing—it's not clear if they were among the cheering tour guests who apparently thought the guide made some… » 10/23/14 9:26am 6 minutes ago

"Let's Fucking Roll": Track Palin's Drunken Interview With Police

In new audio from the Palin Wasilla Throwdown, Track Palin recounts the night of fisticuffs, shouting, and crying to a police officer as best his drunken self will allow. » 10/23/14 8:59am 33 minutes ago

Kristen Stewart Taking Time Off From Acting to Make a "Bunch of Shit"

Semi-pro frown girl Kristen Stewart is taking some time off from her main art form, acting, to work on another: makin' shit. In an interview with USA Today, she explains that she's buying a "live-work space in downtown LA" to produce wares with her bare hands. » 10/23/14 8:19am Today 8:19am

Reagan Aide Wants South To Secede, Form Anti-Gay Nation Named Reagan

That's it conservatives. You've reached peak level for Reagan references. There's no more out there which can top this. Just give up. Don't bother with drill, baby drill. Reagan has just stopped being a renewable resource. Former Reagan aide Douglas MacKinnon wants a neo-confederacy—named Reagan. » 10/22/14 10:47pm Yesterday 10:47pm

Judge Ruled Powerful VC Firm Can Keep Harassment Complaints Private

In 2012, Ellen Pao, a partner at the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, sued the venerated venture capital firm for sexual harassment and discrimination. It was a more cloistered time and the allegations were shocking, creating a fissure in Silicon Valley's self-image and spurring a wider discussion about sexism in the… » 10/22/14 8:17pm Yesterday 8:17pm

Wednesday Night TV Remembers Buying Its First Lincoln, Too

By the end of this story you'll have learned some things about Tom Bergeron, teenage witches, spanking, carny lore, Lisa Kudrow and what makes Hallowe'en in particular so hallowed, among the e'ens. But let us not start at the middle, let's go back to the beginning: 8/7 central, tonight on the TV. With The Middle. » 10/22/14 6:04pm Yesterday 6:04pm

Which "Tech Couple" Is Spending Millions on a San Francisco Bunker?

Mark Zuckerberg has already won the race to become San Francisco's most obnoxious techie homeowner. But a report says another Noe Valley manse owned by a "tech couple" could surpass Fort Zuckerberg as the most expensive property in the neighborhood. » 10/22/14 5:53pm Yesterday 5:53pm

This Week in Tabloids: Kardashian Pets Are Mysteriously Disappearing

Welcome to Midweek Madness, in which an overexcited fairy flaps her wings over all of America and gently drops a tiny poop on each of your heads. This week, all the tabloids are Platonic ideals of garbage, and together we unravel the mystery of the disappearing Kardashian pets, the cup size of Ariana Grande's Future… » 10/22/14 5:46pm Yesterday 5:46pm

Alderman to Muslim Resident: You Probably Support Terrorism, Right?

When Heba Mohammad, a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, emailed Alderman Chris Wery to ask if transportation would be provided for midterm elections in two weeks, Wery immediately called her religious and political affiliations into question—assuming she might have ties to Islamic extremist… » 10/22/14 5:10pm Yesterday 5:10pm

How We Got Rolled by the Dishonest Fascists of Gamergate

On October 1, the computing giant Intel pulled its ads from Gamasutra, a trade website for game developers, over an essay called "'Gamers' don't have to be your audience. 'Gamers' are over" by a journalist named Leigh Alexander. Intel had been successfully harassed by a small, contemptible crusade called "Gamergate"—a… » 10/22/14 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm